Circle Bak Fishing

Circle Bak Fishing is family owned and operated with two generations of experienced captains. They offer fun filled fishing trips that come with everything you need, from bait and top of the line tackle to complimentary fish cleaning. Join Captain Jordan Vass in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina and come experience everything these waters have to offer!

The Circle Bak is a 26’ C-Hawk with a 250 HP Yamaha engine. This vessel is quick to get to the fishing grounds and you will enjoy your ride along the way. The spacious deck provides plenty of room for you, your family, and friends to have a great time on the water. Up to four passengers can fish in comfort and children of all ages are welcome.

Your Captain Jordan Vass was born and raised here in Wrightsville Beach and has spent time working with some of the finest captains in the area. He knows these waters well and is prepared to bring you the best of them, whether you come aboard for a few hours or a full day.

Capt. Jordan will help you target a variety of game fish swimming offshore, including Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, King Mackerel, and an assortment of bottom fish. Many of these fish are biting within 20 miles of the coast. On a full day trip, you can target the biggest of them up to 30 miles offshore.

While fishing with Capt. Jordan you will have the chance to try your hand at several techniques, such as live baiting, slow trolling, trolling, and bottom fishing. Capt. Jordan provides fishing gear by Penn and Shimano and will have live bait ready and waiting on board when you arrive. You will have outriggers and advanced fishing technology at your disposal, as well.

Trips with Circle Bak Fishing include a fishing license and all the gear you need. You are welcome to keep your catch and Capt. Jordan will clean and fillet any fish you would like to eat.

Come aboard and spend the day in Wrightsville Beach fishing with family and friends!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $450
    Come aboard a great boat run by an experienced fisherman who will show you a great day on the water! This boat will get you where you want to go in a very reasonable amount of time, leaving you with plenty of options on a half day trip. Possible catch includes Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, and more. Let's go fishing!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $450
    The boat will get you where you want to go in no time, leaving you with plenty of time to fish for Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, and more. A fishing license and gear are provided. Let's go fishing!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $700
    This trip is a 6 hour trip, during which you will fish for King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and more. This extended time lets us go up to 20 miles out, depending on where the fish are. Top of the line gear and a fishing license are included.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $950
    A full day trip allows more fishing time, up to 30 miles out. On this full day trip we will be targeting King Mackerel, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, and other game fish. A fishing license and gear are provided.
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About the Captain

Jordan Vass
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
2 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
100 Customer reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since October 2017
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I was born and raised in Wrightsville Beach, NC. Growing up in a fishing community and getting the privilege to grow up in a town like this has been a blessing. I've been a mate on a charter boat for six years, learning from some of the best mates and charter captains on North Carolina's Crystal Coast.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bluefish Bluefish
Bonito Bonito
Cobia Cobia

Boat specs

C-Hawk (Center console) originally built in 1994. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 24 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Live bait and slow trolling
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Sight casting for bonito
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Garmin
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Penn, Shimano
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

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 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
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Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
93%
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Kristy A.
Knightdale, NC
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Happy 13th Birthday

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on May 27, 2022
Captain Jordan was great!!  My son wanted to fish in the ocean for his birthday.  Weather is often unpredictable but our...
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Jose S. M.
Durham, North Carolina
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Great half a day with Captain Vass!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on August 24, 2022
I wanted my son to experience open sea fishing and have a great time, Captain Jimmy Vass made sure this was the case! He is...
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Richelle P.
Andrews, NC
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August trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on August 8, 2022
The trip was great! My husband 2 kids and I went on the trip.  We caught so many we had to start releasing them because we...
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FAQs about Circle Bak Fishing

Circle Bak Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $450 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $450 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $700 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $950 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Circle Bak Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS Garmin
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Circle Bak Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn, Shimano)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

Circle Bak Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Circle Bak Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle (Live bait and slow trolling)
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning (Sight casting for bonito)
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Circle Bak Fishing include:
  • Amberjack
  • Bluefish
  • Bonito
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Sailfish
  • Spanish Mackerel