Conjured Up Fishing Charters

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Conjured Up Fishing Charters is a family-friendly company based in Oak Island, North Carolina. It is operated by Captain Ryan, who is a local guide with thousands of hours of experience and a vast amount of knowledge. Whether you are looking for a relaxing day out with your family or some fine angling and rod-bending experience, you have found the right guide.

You will go out aboard the “Conjured Up”, a 31-foot Contender center console, which is one of the best in its class. The “Conjured Up” comes powered by twin 300 HP Yamaha 4-stroke engines for a dry ride. The boat is maintained in great condition and is rigged with state-of-the-art navigational electronics and safety equipment. There is a wireless trolling motor for a quiet ride, along with outriggers and downriggers for a professional fishing experience, a live well loaded with bait, and an ice-box to keep the catch fresh.

Just a short ride from the shore will get you to the hottest fishing grounds in the area. Take your pick from nearshore or offshore trip options and target the fish of your dream! The captain is more than familiar with the best methods that work in the local waters, including bottom fishing, spinning, trolling, jigging, drift fishing, and even kite fishing. If you want to check what’s biting close to shore, you will have a chance to reel in Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, Cobia, and Flounder. If you want to go further out to target big fish, a full day trip is your best choice. You will go for Mahi-Mahi, Grouper, Amberjack, King Mackerel, Black Seabass, and many other species.

Each trip comes with all you need to make an outstanding catch possible. You will be provided with quality rods, reels, tackle, lures, bait, as well as your license. The captain can also pick you up from Bald Head Island for a fee.

Book with Conjured Up Fishing Charters and get ready for an exciting day exploring the amazing fishery of North Carolina!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Offshore Trip (5 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $895
    price breakdown
    $895
    6 hour offshore trip out to 15 miles targeting cobia mahi mahi , amberjack, king mackerel, and many others!
  • Private trip
    1/2 Day Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $695
    price breakdown
    $695
    5 hour offshore trip targeting King Mackerel, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, Tarpon, and many other species depending on the season.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Nearshore (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $495
    price breakdown
    $495
    This trip will see you fishing the waters near the shore. You will be targeting Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, King Mackerel, Flounder, and Red Drum.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Nearshore (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $495
    price breakdown
    $495
    Your main targets for the day will be Spanish Mackerel, Flounder, Cobia, King Mackerel, and Red Drum. The captain will take you fishing the waters near the shore. Your fishing equipment will be provided.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Shark Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Fishing for Blacktip, Hammerhead, and Spinner Shark off the coast of Oak Island, Bald Head, or Holden Beach.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Backwater AM 4 MAX
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Fishing the intercoastal and tidal creeks searching for flounder,speckled trout , red drum and many others
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Backwater PM 4 MAX
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
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About the Captain

Ryan Rayfield
Oak Island, North Carolina, United States
2 Fishing Reports
80 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since January 2017
Captain Ryan is a lifelong waterman. He is a Cape Fear River native and is passionate about the outdoors. Ryan is often found on the water following bait or exploring the prime fishing spots. Whether it’s casting for Speckled Trout and Redfish or trolling for King Mackerel and Cobia, Ryan can do it all. He is devoted to making every day out on the water as comfortable and productive as possible.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Redfish Redfish
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Contender (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2004, and restored in 2013. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha 4 stroke engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.90
out of 5 stars from 77 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
1\/2 day near shore with Capt Ryan
Amazing day of fishing!
Half day trip with Captain Ryan
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Angler Rating
72
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
89%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
90%
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VERIFIED   June 28, 2020
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Steven C.
Marvin, NC
 5.00
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Full Day with Captain Ryan

VERIFIED   May 24, 2020
Captain Ryan is top notch and highly recommend booking a trip with him.  Everything is a great experience. My favorite...
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James F.
Charlotte, North Carolina
 5.00
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Amazing day of fishing!

VERIFIED   July 22, 2020
Captain Ryan was great throughout our trip and we caught two sharks!  He was especially great with my 7 year old son and...
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Jason K.
Concord, NC
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Half day trip with Captain Ryan

VERIFIED   July 14, 2020
Ryan, Captain of Conjured Up has great, comfortable and safe equipment.  He communicated well, was on time and was extremely...
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Rich P.
Aiken, SC
 5.00
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1/2 day near shore with Capt Ryan

VERIFIED   NEW  September 8, 2020
This was by far the best fish charter that I have been on. We were on fish from the start. Awesome day fishing.
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