South End Anglers

South End Anglers specializes in fishing the shallow water flats, inshore, and nearshore Topsail Beach, North Carolina. The company is a promoter of the sportfishing industry and operates in a safe, sustainable and environmentally friendly manner. South End Anglers protects the investment of their clients and their fishing program is designed to allow the anglers the greatest chance to succeed.

Enjoy a ride with South End Anglers aboard a brand-new 22-ft Sea Hunt boat, which comes powered by a 200 HP Yamaha engine. This is a clean, spacious, and seaworthy vessel and can comfortably take up to four guests. It is fully rigged with top-notch navigational electronics, which include a GPS, a VHF radio, a fish finder, and a radar. The boat is equipped with an ice-box, an anchoring system to make sure you to stay rooted to your fishing grounds, a wireless trolling motor for a quiet ride, downriggers, and a live bait tank.

South End Anglers offers four, six, and eight-hour trips to choose from. All the packages can be customized to suit any angler’s needs. You can fish the shallow water flats, inshore, and nearshore. The Captain is very familiar with the methods that work best in the local waters, including trolling, jigging, bottom fishing, spinning, fly fishing, popping, and live and heavy tackle.

Your targeted species will be Redfish, Flounder, Speckled Trout, False Albacore, Bluefish, Tarpon, Sheepshead, King Mackerel, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, and Black Drum.

For your fishing trip, South End Anglers will provide you with all the necessary equipment to make your catch possible, such as rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and lures. As well as that, your trip will include your licenses and drinks, so you can feel free to bring your own snacks if you want. South End Anglers will clean and fillet the catch for you to take home and fill the freezer.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    2 Day Trip - Trophy Redfish Package
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 days trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    Seasonal trip available 15 Aug - 30 Sep (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    US$ 900
    up to 4 persons / day
    This is an overnight destination trip with lodging and one dinner on the river included. There are four fishing sessions, two mornings and two evenings. Food, drinks, and gratuities not included. Shallow water fishing for the largest redfish in the country; 40 lb. plus fish are not uncommon. The trip is based on the Neuse River near Oriental, NC. Limited availability on this trip and very weather dependent. Exact details will be shared after deposit has been made through FishingBooker.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 625
    up to 4 persons
    Full day charters are an 8-9 hour trip. They can consist of inshore and nearshore fishing. All full day charters depart in the morning. For anglers looking to fish further offshore, this is the recommended trip.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - AM
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 525
    up to 4 persons
    3/4 day charters are a 6-7 hour trip. They can consist of inshore and nearshore fishing. Evening and morning 3/4 day charters are available. You will be targeting Redfish, Flounder, Speckled Seatrout, Bluefish, and many other species.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - AM
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 425
    up to 4 persons
    Half-day charters are a 4-5 hour trip. They maybconsist of inshore and nearshore fishing. Evening and morning half day charters are available. Your targeted species will include Redfish, Bluefish, Flounder, Speckled Trout, and many more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - PM
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 425
    up to 4 persons
    Half-day charters are a 4-5 hour trip. They can consist of inshore and nearshore fishing. Evening and morning half day charters are available. Your targeted species will include Redfish, Bluefish, Flounder, Speckled Trout, Lake Trout, and many more.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Bluefish
Bonito
Cobia

Flounder
Grouper (Gag)
Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Redfish

Seabass (Black)
Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon

Boat Specs

Sea Hunt (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

About the Captain

Chadwick Crawford
Topsail Beach, North Carolina, United States
Member since February 2017
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Captain Chadwick has dedicated his entire professional career to the sportfishing industry. Fresh out of high school he began guiding fisherman in the streams around his home, the Shenandoah Valley. The passion led him west to Montana for a few seasons and ultimately the voyage continued north. Spending the next 10 seasons in the Bristol Bay region of south-west Alaska, he honed his teaching skills on some of the finest Salmon, Char, and Trout rivers. The dream of guiding year-round first became a reality in 2006. The waters of Alaska and Patagonia made up for over 300 days on the water. Saltwater fishing pursuits were always how this veteran Trout guide spent his time during the “shoulders” of other seasons. The coast of North Carolina always called to him: his favorite destination ultimately became home, and Topsail Island, NC marks the center of the fishing grounds.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.93
out of 5 stars from 43 reviews
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Great morning of fishing
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100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
97%
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Moses Shrewsberry
Fayetteville, WV
 5.00
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Half Day Morning Trip

VERIFIED   July 12, 2018
Our morning started off with the fish being a little slow but by mid-morning Captain Crawford had us on the fish. He was very...
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Heike Pilon
Micro, NC
 5.00
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   August 23, 2018
Did a 6-hour fishing trip as a family excursion.  We were all rather fishing Inexperienced.  Captain Chadwick did...
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Katie Tyler
Charlotte, NC
 5.00
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3/4 Day Inshore Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   July 9, 2018
Awesome experience! It was an unusually chilly and windy July morning so fishing started out slow but quickly picked up later...
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Richard Hall
Holly Ridge, NC
 4.67
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Half day near and in shore

VERIFIED   June 28, 2018
My sons and I had a great time with Capt Chadwick. We were catching Spanish within 25 minutes of boarding the boat. We had...
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Alyce Henderson
Chapel Hill, NC
 5.00
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Half day with Captain Chadwick

VERIFIED   March 23, 2018
This was an amazing trip for my son,father and myself. Captain Chadwick was very knowledgeable and personable. He made the...
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