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 Captain Froggy knows how to put you on a variety of fish. You can easily be having the catch of your life with him onboard.

You’ll go fishing aboard a 25’ Carolina Skiff center console that can take up to six people. She is powered by a 250 HP Suzuki 4 Stroke engine and can reach speeds of up to 35 knots. In her 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 ice box. For more precision and better catch, she is equipped with outriggers and downriggers. Whether you want to trolling for Spanish Mackerel or simply cast a jig for Redfish and Flounder, Captain Froggy knows how to go about it. He’s also a grandfather of nine, and simply adores when kids come along.

When you step onboard, 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 licence, it’s been taken care of, so sharpen your grip - all the fish you catch is yours.

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 - Captain Froggy’s Fishing Charters is a safe choice whatever water you fish.



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 available 1 Apr - 31 Oct
    $750
    up to 6 persons
    On this six 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 onboard, and a professional crew.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Nearshore (AM)
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 31 Oct
    $450
    up to 6 persons
    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 onboard, pack your stuff, and come along.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Nearshore (PM)
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hour trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 31 Oct
    $450
    up to 6 persons
    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 four hours and still want some variety of fish, this is an excellent match. No need to bring the gear, it's waiting for you onboard.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip - Shark Fishing (AM)
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 31 Oct
    $450
    up to 6 persons
    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 - Inshore (AM)
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 31 Oct
    $350
    up to 6 persons
    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 - Inshore (PM)
    In demand!
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hour trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 31 Oct
    $350
    up to 6 persons
    If you want to have a later start, this trip allows just that. But, it also provides plenty of fishing opportunity. It's great for kids, especially if they want to try out fishing. You don't need to worry about the gear nor the licence, just bring your camera, necessities and hop on. Then go fishing in the sound for Redfish, Trout, Flounder, and bottom fish.
  • Private trip
    Half day crabbing/fishing inshore
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hour trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 31 Oct
    $350
    up to 6 persons
    We will go into the pamilco sound and fish 10 to 12 commercial bluecrab pots the clients get to keep all the legal crab you can expect about a bushel of crab then we spend the rest of the trip fishing light tackle GREAT TRIP FOR KIDS
  • Private trip
    Half day crabbing/fishing inshore
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Apr - 31 Oct
    $350
    up to 6 persons
    We will go into the pamilco sound and fish 10 to 12 commercial bluecrab pots the clients get to keep all the legal crab you can expect about a bushel of crab then we spend the rest of the trip fishing light tackle GREAT TRIP FOR KIDS
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About the Captain

Froggy Thornton
Wanchese, North Carolina, United States
Angler's Choice
5 Reports
ID & License verified
107 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
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.

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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

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. 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 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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4.72
out of 5 stars from 107 reviews
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Experience
Half day Captain Froggy
July fishing trip
Happy family ?
+45
Angler Rating
87
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
99%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
84%
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Dale H.
Westminster, Maryland
 4.67
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Half Day Trip with Captain Froggy

VERIFIED   NEW  June 24, 2019
The fish just weren’t biting that day for any captain in the area so I don’t blame Froggy. He did everything right...
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Jeff B.
Farmville, VA
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Froggy & First Mate Theresa

VERIFIED   June 13, 2019
What a great time on the water!  Captain Froggy and Theresa were fantastic. The fishing was a little slow, but we had...
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Noah H.
Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
 4.67
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Excellent fishing/crabbing outing

VERIFIED   April 23, 2019
Captain Froggy worked hard to put us on some fish at a slow time of year. When I spoke to him a few weeks earlier he warned...
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Craig J.
Maple Heights, OH
 4.67
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Half Day with Captain Froggy

VERIFIED   NEW  July 18, 2019
Captain was easy to contact, very accommodating of the kids and tried his best to put us on fish. Unfortunately the combination...
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Billy N.
Buxton, NC
 5.00
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6 hour trip with captain Froggy

VERIFIED   June 11, 2019
This is my second trip with the captain and it wouldn’t be my last. Good guy with tons of knowledge and experience, if you’re...
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