Breakday Charters – 30' Ragtime

Breakday Charters is all rigged and ready for your fishing adventure on the waters surrounding Atlantic Beach, North Carolina. If you want to pursue the best fish the region has to offer or just check what is biting – this is exactly what you are looking for.

Take a ride on a 2021, Contender 30T center console, “Ragtime”, powered by twin Yamaha 300 HP outboards and capable of taking up to 6 anglers fishing, depending on the trip. With a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots, she will get you to the fishing grounds quickly. The boat is rigged with the newest electronics including dual 12” display Chartplotter, Sonar, XM satellite weather/radio, and Autopilot by Simrad. To aid in fishing she is rigged with Marsh Tacky Outriggers, Rhodan wireless GPS trolling motor, and over 100 gallons of livewell capacity to keep the live bait kicking.

Each trip can be customized to suit your needs. Nearshore trips will range out to 20 miles depending on trip duration and offshore trips will range 20 to 40 miles out. Novice to pro, anglers of all ages and expertise are welcome to join the adventure.

Depending on your preference, fishing techniques could include casting, jigging, bottom fishing, and trolling using artificial, live, and dead bait. Your main targeted species will be Weakfish, Flounder, Redfish, Black Drum, Bonita, False Albacore, King and Spanish Mackerel, Gag Grouper, Billfish, Wahoo, Tuna, Mahi, Cobia, Amberjack, Barracuda, Red Snapper (in season), along with many others.

The crew will provide you with fishing licenses, live bait, lures, and top shelf tackle from Penn, Shimano, Avet, along with rods by Star and Temple Fork Outfitters. Just bring sunglasses, hat, sunscreen, seasonally appropriate clothing, ziplocs for your fillets, food, and drinks. Fish cleaning is included for nearshore trips with offshore fish cleaning being available for 0.60/lb.

With excellent service and attention to detail, Breakday Charters is the best team in the area. Look no further!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    Be ready to explore the beautiful nearshore waters of the Crystal Coast. No matter if your desire is Jigging Grey Trout and Flounder on a nearshore reef, sight casting Cobia in late spring, casting to busting schools of Spanish Mackerel or False Albacore, or nearshore trolling. At Breakday Charters, we have your fishing covered marsh to ocean. The base rate is for 4 anglers, with parties up to 6 available.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $600
    Be ready to explore the beautiful nearshore waters of the Crystal Coast. No matter if your desire is jigging Grey Trout and Flounder on a nearshore reef, sight casting Cobia in late spring, casting to busting schools of Spanish Mackerel or False Albacore, or nearshore trolling. At Breakday Charters, we have your fishing covered marsh to ocean. The base rate is for 4 anglers, with parties up to 6 available.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $875
    Be ready to explore the beautiful nearshore waters of the Crystal Coast. Same options as the nearshore half day offering either extended fishing time or extended range that depending upon season will offer access to additional species such as Grouper, King Mackerel, Amberjack, or even Mahi. At Breakday Charters, we have your fishing covered marsh to ocean. The base rate is for 4 anglers, with parties up to 6 available.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $875
    Be ready to explore the beautiful nearshore waters of the Crystal Coast. Same options as the nearshore half day offering either extended fishing time or extended range that depending upon season will offer access to additional species such as Grouper, King Mackerel, Amberjack, or even Mahi. At Breakday Charters, we have your fishing covered marsh to ocean. The base rate is for 4 anglers, with parties up to 6 available.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Nearshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,100
    Be ready to explore the beautiful nearshore waters of the Crystal Coast. Same options as the nearshore half and 3/4 day offering either extended fishing time or extended range that depending upon season will offer access to additional species such as Grouper, King Mackerel, Amberjack, or even Mahi. At Breakday Charters, we have your fishing covered marsh to ocean. The base rate is for 4 anglers, with parties up to 6 available.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,550
    Head offshore, leave the land behind, and get ready for a fishing adventure that will leave you with memories of a lifetime! This trip offers the following options: trolling the blue waters for Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, and Billfish, or bottom fishing for grouper, Snapper, Seabass, Triggerfish, or a combination of both. I like to keep trips to 4 anglers, but feel free to reach out to discuss additional anglers.
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About the Captain

Justin Ragsdale
Atlantic Beach, North Carolina, United States
Angler's Choice
8 Fishing Reports
149 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2016
With a lifetime of fishing experience ranging from babbling Mountain Trout Streams to Gulf Stream waters my love for fishing has been with me since the age of 5. After graduation from college with a degree in Biology my first post school job brought money and my first of many boats opening up a whole new chapter in my fishing story. I enjoy all manners of angling and have always enjoyed fishing and sharing that experience with others. It was always nice to be the one catching, but I soon developed a love for putting other people on fish and seeing the joy it brings to their soul. It was this love that brought me to leave my well paying manufacturing job to earn my living on the water guiding and chartering fishing trips.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Boat specs

Contender 30T (Center console) originally built in 2021. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 48 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Sounds, Rivers, Creeks, Marshes
Nearshore Fishing
20 miles
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Penn and Shimano 50 to 130's
Bottom Fishing
Wrecks and ledges
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Radar

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
You won't be releasing any legal Flounder!

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 2.5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 119 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
99%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
95%
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Nathan F.
Plattsmouth, NE
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Half Day in December

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on December 23, 2021
We booked a trip in December right before Christmas as our family gift. We have never been deep sea fishing before. I was worried,...
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Carla W.
Wilson, NC
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3/4 Day Trip With Captain Justin

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore (PM) on October 22, 2021
YOU.HAVE.TO.GO.WITH.CAPTAIN JUSTIN!!!  This man is awesome to fish with.  It’s not about the fishing, it’s all about...
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Michael M.
United States
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Half day trip with Captain Justin

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on October 15, 2021
  Captain Justin was a delight that interacted well with all of our family members.  He is a great guy with a good sense...
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Stephen L.
Chapel Hill, NC
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Great Trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore (PM) on January 5, 2022
I took three of my sons out for a 3/4 day fishing excursion and a great time was had by all. There were several times when...
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Brad A.
Dublin, VA
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on June 2, 2022
Even in Tough Conditions this Guy put us on the fish !  Helped make great memories with my family !
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FAQs about Breakday Charters – 30' Ragtime

Breakday Charters – 30' Ragtime offers the following trips to customers:
  • $600 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $875 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore (AM) (6 hours)
  • $875 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,100 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip – Nearshore (8 hours)
  • $1,550 per group, additional $200 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip – Offshore (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Breakday Charters – 30' Ragtime, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Radar

Trips booked with Breakday Charters – 30' Ragtime include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Breakday Charters – 30' Ragtime offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing (Sounds, Rivers, Creeks, Marshes)
  • Nearshore Fishing (20 miles)
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Breakday Charters – 30' Ragtime offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle (Penn and Shimano 50 to 130's)
  • Bottom Fishing (Wrecks and ledges)
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Breakday Charters – 30' Ragtime include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Flounder
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Weakfish