Captain Froggy's Charter Fishing

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Captain Froggy’s Charter Fishing is a sought after charter located in Wanchese, NC. Captain Froggy provides professional fishing trips that sell as hotcakes. If you want to place your bet on one charter to take you out and turn your day into a great fishing adventure, book your spot.

Wanchese overlooks some of the finest fishing spots in the area. Pamlico Sound lies nearby, and the waters of the Atlantic Ocean are a boat ride away. This means that Capt. Froggy knows how to put you on a variety of fish.

You’ll go fishing aboard a 25’ Carolina Skiff center console that can take up to 6 people. It is powered by a 250 HP Suzuki 4 Stroke engine and can reach speeds of up to 35 knots. In its lifetime, “Here Fishy Fishy” has taken numerous customers out on the water and provided memorable fishing excursions to many kids.

The boat is rigged with the standard safety and navigational equipment, and also has a flybridge, live bait well, and an icebox. For more precision, it is equipped with outriggers and downriggers. Whether you want to troll for Spanish Mackerel or cast a jig for Redfish and Flounder, Capt. Froggy knows how to go about it. He’s also a grandfather of 9 and simply adores when kids come along.

Depending on the season and fish biting, you will encounter the likes of Striped Bass, Amberjack, Mahi Mahi, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Redfish. Cobia and Tuna are not an uncommon sight. These fish swim at different distances from the shore, and that will determine what you’ll catch. One thing is sure, though – this charter is a safe choice wherever you fish.

When you step aboard, you’ll be greeted by the captain and his first mate. You’ll get rods, reels and tackle, lures, and live bait. No need to worry about the license, it’s been taken care of.

**Capt. Froggy and his mate will be wearing face masks at all times. They will be sanitizing the boat in between each trip, so you can feel free to book a trip with no worries!**



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31
    $750
    price breakdown
    $750
    On this 6-hour trip, you'll go out to no more than 20 miles in the ocean, which will depend on the weather. You'll head out to catch Amberjack, Dolphin, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and other ones that swim around. You'll have more time for fishing, gear on board, and a professional crew.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM) – Nearshore
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    This trip takes place in the ocean. You normally stay relatively close to the shore, and target Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Cobia, and Redfish. It provides variety, so if that suits you, this might be just the perfect morning action. The gear is on board, pack your stuff, and come along.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM) – Shark Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    This trip takes you out to the ocean. You'll target many species of Shark. Since most are protected, it is catch and release only, unless we are fortunate enough to catch Cobia along the way. It is great fun, good hard fights, and often lots of action.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM) – Nearshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    A bit later start time, but still plenty of bite. You head out to the ocean, and usually target Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, Cobia, and Redfish. If you only have 4 hours and still want some variety of fish, this is an excellent match. No need to bring the gear, it's waiting for you on board.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (Evening) – Red Drum
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Sep 15 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    You will fish in the evening until around sunset for large Red Drum. This is the best time of day to catch them generally using cut bait in the sound or on the sandbar in the inlet. It is catch and release, fish normally range from 30 to 50 inches, and weigh up to 70 pounds.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Crabbing/Inshore
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31
    $375
    price breakdown
    $375
    You will go into the Pamlico Sound and fish 10 to 12 commercial Blue Crab pots. The clients get to keep all the legal Crab, you can expect about a bushel of Crab. After that, you will spend the rest of the trip fishing light tackle. Great trip for kids.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM) – Inshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    Fishing in the sound for Flounder, Redfish, Trout, and bottom fish. Great trip for kids. If you want to gift them with an interesting morning action, this trip might be just what you need. The gear is onboard, and licence covered, so bring your necessities and hop on.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM) – Inshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    If you want to have a later start, this trip allows just that. But, it also provides plenty of fishing opportunities. It's great for kids, especially if they want to try out fishing. You don't need to worry about the gear nor the license, just bring your camera, necessities, and hop on. Then go fishing in the sound for Redfish, Trout, Flounder, and bottom fish.
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About the Captain

Froggy Thornton
Wanchese, North Carolina, United States
Angler's Choice
5 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
208 Customer Reviews
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Member since June 2017
Born and raised right here in coastal North Carolina. I have fished ever since I was old enough to walk. Fishing and hunting are my passion, and I am blessed to be able to do it as a living. I am a grandfather of 9 and love kids. There is nothing like seeing the smile on a kid's face when they catch a fish.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bass (Striped) Bass (Striped)
Bluefish Bluefish
Cobia Cobia

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)

Redfish Redfish
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout
Weakfish Weakfish

Boat Specs

Carolina skiff (Center console) originally built in 2019. Powered by a 250HP Suzuki 4 stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 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
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea 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
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates 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

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 5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.78
out of 5 stars from 208 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
83%
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Scott B.
Kill Devil Hills, NC
 5.00
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7/9/20 Half Day Trip with Capt. Froggy

VERIFIED   July 9, 2020
If you are looking for a great captain that will work to put you on fish, look no further than Captain Froggy. If any of you...
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The captain canceled

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Matt S.
Moneta, VA
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  August 25, 2020
Had a awesome time on the boat captain was awesome he did what he could do with the condition of the fishing that day he put...
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John K.
Old Mill Creek, IL
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Rainy Day Friday

VERIFIED   June 12, 2020
It was a heavy down pour and after some time not getting on fish in the sound (we paid for an inshore charter) Captain Froggy...
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Christian R.
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May fishing trip

VERIFIED   May 20, 2020
Great trip. Weather wasn’t the best.. but the capt worked with us on changing the time. We had some keepers. Lots of...
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