Topsail Beach

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Topsail Beach Fishing Charters

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Topsail Beach: 113 fishing charters available

South End Adventures

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(21 reviews)
Topsail Beach
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trips from $600

Native Son Guide Service

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(159 reviews)
Topsail Beach
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trips from $500

South End Anglers

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(148 reviews)
Topsail Beach
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trips from $500

Blue Heron Guide Service

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(21 reviews)
Hampstead
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trips from $450

Dialed In Fishing Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(51 reviews)
Hampstead
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trips from $250

Carolina Flats Fishing

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(20 reviews)
Surf City
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trips from $450

Spring Tide Guide Service

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(118 reviews)
Surf City
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trips from $500

Chase-N-Fins Charters

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(13 reviews)
Surf City
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trips from $550

Fish Topsail

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(40 reviews)
Topsail Beach
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trips from $350

Spartina Guide Service LLC

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(62 reviews)
Wrightsville Beach
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trips from $425

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According to customer reviews, some of the most popular fishing charters in Topsail Beach, North Carolina are: Full list of top fishing charters in Topsail Beach

The average price for a private 4 hour Topsail Beach fishing trip is $535, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $667 based on prices on FishingBooker.com.

Fishing charters in Topsail Beach that received great reviews from families are:

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Many fishing charters in Topsail Beach provide rods, reels and tackle. Some of the top rated are:

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Some of the fishing trips offered by fishing charters in Topsail Beach are:
  • 2-hour fishing trips – $350
  • 4-hour fishing trips – $533
  • 5-hour fishing trips – $650
  • 6-hour fishing trips – $633
  • 8-hour fishing trips – $900
  • 10-hour fishing trips – $1,500

When it comes to charter fishing, Topsail NC is in a great position to take advantage of it. Located smack dab in the middle of what’s known as the Golden Coast, it’s home to some incredible fishing opportunities. Keep in mind that the local fishing hub is Topsail Beach on Topsail Island, rather than the town of Topsail that’s a few miles inland. The numerous Topsails have caused confusion among out-of-state anglers a number of times.

Known For

There are two main things you should be doing when you’re looking to fish Topsail Beach. The first is to check out all the creeks, marshlands, and flats that are dotted all over the island. The second option is to head out into the deep blue and either hit the nearshore reefs or the waters of the Gulf Stream. The latter, while especially rewarding, involves longer trips and is better suited for more experienced anglers.

Wherever your passions lie, Topsail Beach is sure to keep you very busy in both deep and shallow waters.

Inshore Fishing

The town lies on the southernmost end of Topsail Island, which has many more flat areas than the northern parts. This has made it very attractive for sight casting, especially in late fall. You’ll find plenty of Redfish, Bluefish, and other inshore species in popular hotspots like Black Mud Channel and Topsail Sound.

This part of the island is also a hit with surf anglers, both due to the sprawling beach as well as the vicinity of hotels and residential areas. The Topsail Beach Pier is another good choice for those anglers who prefer to keep their feet on solid ground.

Reef Fishing

The Golden Coast in general is a great place for it, but  Topsail Beach reef fishing really takes the cake! You won’t need to go much more than half a dozen miles to get some good bites going. Reefs like the AR 360 hold the likes of Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel, Black Seabass and more besides.

Deep Sea Fishing

Deep sea fishing in this part of the East Coast involves going at least 60 miles offshore. These are long trips, so make sure you’ve got the time for such an adventure. If you do, look forward to big Mahi Mahi, White Marlin, Sailfish, Tuna, Wahoo, and more. We can safely say that this is the absolute best way to spend a day fishing in the summer if you’re a fan of a good angling fight.

Need to Know

While fishing is the main reason for anglers to visit Topsail Beach, it doesn’t have to be the only one. Be sure to check out the Missiles and More Museum and its many exhibits if you find the time for a mix of fun and education.

Regulations

Anyone fishing with a licensed charter captain will have the necessary fishing licenses included in the price of the trip package. More importantly, the captain will know all about the local size and bag limits, allowing you to enjoy the fishing without any worry or fuss. If you plan on fishing from a pier, be sure to check whether the entrance fee covers the fishing license as well.

Budget

Inshore and nearshore prices tend to run around $100 per hour pretty much anywhere on Topsail Beach. Longer trips usually net a discounted rate, something to keep in mind when shopping for the best offer. Deep sea fishing trips are the only exception to this rule. They run for at least 10 hours and will set you back around $1,200–$1,300 for the whole group.

Getting There

Seeing as Topsail Beach is located on the southern end of Topsail Island, it comes as no surprise there’s only a single way of getting there. First, you’ll need to take the U.S. Route 17 (also known as the Coastal Highway) and make the switch to either NC 50 or NC 210. Both will take you to Surf City, after which it’s just a short ride southwest to Topsail Beach. It’s a very scenic route, so you’ll get a good look at the waters you’re about to fish in. Good luck and tight lines!

Topsail Beach
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Based on 25065 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

January

Plenty of anglers will be spending the start of the year fishing for Tuna in the Gulf Stream. Bluefins will be the main target, and the trips are long but very rewarding.

February

Hurry up if you’re interested in fishing for Bluefin Tuna, as they won’t be around much longer. Bluefins and Blackfins are the order of the day.

March

Nearshore fishing is making a comeback in March, so you’ll be seeing more and more Kingfish in the local reefs. Definitely a good time for trolling action.

April

Bluefish are absolutely on fire this time of year, making any inshore trip a busy one. Add to that some Black Drum and Bonito, and spring fishing really starts to blossom.

May

Offshore fishing really starts hitting its stride around May. Deep sea fishing trips become very viable, but staying inshore is never a bad option either.

June

Trolling for Mahi Mahi, Marlin, and Sailfish has never been more fun! Summer is your chance to have an unforgettable time at Topsail Beach.

July

The summer bonanza continues in waters deep and shallow! It might be hot outside, but it’s more than worth it because the bite is absolutely on fire.

August

Fishing for Wahoo is especially good in August. If that’s not really your thing, there’s plenty of Billfish in the deep blue, as well as Yellowfin Tuna.

September

Peak offshore fishing is about to end soon, so be sure to have your fair share of adventure before it’s too late! Alternatively, inshore fishing is as good as it gets.

October

Schools of Redfish in the flats are a common sight this time of year. Deep sea fishing is less popular in October, with the exception of Yellowfin and Blackfin Tuna trips.

November

Clear shallow waters make inshore fishing a treat during winter. A quick inshore trip is a great opportunity for you to test your casting skills against Redfish, Black Drum, and more besides.

December

The way you end the year in Topsail Beach is completely up to you. Will you be hitting the reefs in search of Kingfish? Or will you stay inshore and look for Spotted Seatrout and Black Drum?

Topsail Beach Fishing Calendar

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Charter Fish Topsail as Captain Orr and Brett provided all the tackle and bait.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Charter Fish Topsail as Captain Orr and Brett provided all the tackle and bait.
Kenneth  M.
Kenneth M. Plymouth, MI
Sun screen, water , and a hat. Spend the day and enjoy some of the sites and food. Don't forget the ice cream.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Sun screen, water , and a hat. Spend the day and enjoy some of the sites and food. Don't forget the ice cream.
Chris  S.
Chris S. Wallingford, VT
I would definitely recommend a fishing trip on Top Sail for anyone. It was a great day for myself and both my son's.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
I would definitely recommend a fishing trip on Top Sail for anyone. It was a great day for myself and both my son's.
Jeff  W.
Jeff W. Canton, OH
Read the reviews for the Captains. The right Captain makes all the difference in the world
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Read the reviews for the Captains. The right Captain makes all the difference in the world
John  S.
John S. Dunn, NC

South End Adventures
South End Adventures
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(21 reviews)
Taylor is a good dude, he knows where the fish are. Throw that on top of being a good person,. Can't ask for more. Taylor constantly gave us opportunities to catch fish. Fun Parr is... we caught them. Book a trip with this dude if you have the chance.
John  S.
John S. Yadkinville, NC
South End Adventures
South End Adventures
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(21 reviews)
We had a great time with Captain Taylor. He knew where to find the fish and really enjoyed helping the kids have a great day of fishing and boating. We will readily recommend the company to our condo guests. Taylor filleted our catch and all in all made our day really special! Thanks again.
Bob  L.
Bob L. Oconomowoc, WI
South End Adventures
South End Adventures
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(21 reviews)
My family and I did a 1/2 day near shore trip with Capt. Taylor and though the water was a little choppy we were able to pick up some Spanish Mackerel and then bottom fish. He was able to keep us on fish all day and was very knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend this trip !
KURT  S.
KURT S. Spring City, PA
South End Adventures
South End Adventures
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(21 reviews)
Highly recommend we had a great time today with Capt Taylor & Drew. They were great and really friendly had an enjoyable time on the water with them. Couldn’t ask for a better day fishing the weather and fish bite was great. Thank you South End Adventures Again.
Brandon  T.
Brandon T. Oxford, NC
South End Adventures
South End Adventures
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(21 reviews)
Great time trolling and bottom fishing while trying for sharks. Captain and first mate are very friendly and did a great job helping my son. Saw a pod of dolphins as a bonus as well.
Patrick  C.
Patrick C. Maple Valley, WA
Native Son Guide Service
Native Son Guide Service
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(159 reviews)
We had a wonderful trip... Mike went out of his way to make sure that we had an awsome trip... Mike is the best captain you could ask to go fishing with....
Chase  M.
Chase M. Holly Ridge, North Carolina
Native Son Guide Service
Native Son Guide Service
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(159 reviews)
Had a pleasurable trip captain Mike, He was very attentive to everyone one and always had a plan. Would recommend to all Thanks T Watroba
Holly  W.
Holly W. Larchmont, NY
Native Son Guide Service
Native Son Guide Service
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(159 reviews)
We was looking and looking for a fishing charter to go on for our five year anniversary and im so glad we choose mike with native sun. The fishing was kinda slow but he was sure to find em and put us on em. All around an awesome guy fun to be around and and he knows his stuff thats for sure
Mario  L.
Mario L. Grottoes, VA
South End Adventures
South End Adventures
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(21 reviews)
The captain and first mate were awesome. I booked this trip for my grandkids to get them hooked on fishing, and the captain and chris were fantastic..
Brian  B.
Brian B. PT CHARLOTTE, FL
Native Son Guide Service
Native Son Guide Service
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(159 reviews)
If you are looking for a great experience with a wonderful guide Captain Mike is your man! Captain Mike was amazing with his communication and made sure to we got our time in despite dealing with bad weather. He made sure to put us right on the fish, was extremely accommodating and even hooked us up with a friend of his for FRESH blue crab. Cannot wait to do it again!
Andrew  J.
Andrew J. Raleigh, NC
South End Adventures
South End Adventures
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(21 reviews)
We had a great time fishing with Mike. Very laid back group of guys that will do whatever they can to get you some fish.
Jeremiah  D.
Jeremiah D. Martinsburg, WV
Native Son Guide Service
Native Son Guide Service
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(159 reviews)
Best trip and Captain! Was so great with our grandson and the guys! They totally enjoyed the trip and will do it again!
Tim  S.
Tim S. Shelbyville, TN
South End Adventures
South End Adventures
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(21 reviews)
Fought a large hammerhead shark for about an hour! Seeing that and the teamwork on that shark was awesome! Definitely will be booking again
Matt  N.
Matt N. Bloomville, OH
South End Adventures
South End Adventures
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(21 reviews)
We had an awesome time catching Spanish Mackerel with Captain Taylor and Drew! We even got to pull in shark and had a good fight with another big one! We definitely recommend any of the trips with them and will go again in the future if we are in the area. Thanks again for the great time! Kim from Muskegon, Michigan
Kimberly  H.
Kimberly H. Fremont, MI
South End Adventures
South End Adventures
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(21 reviews)
Great trip with my boys. Taylor was excellent navigating the boat and Drew was an excellent first mate. My boys had a great time and so did the adults. Can’t wait for next year to go out again!!!!
Sue  D.
Sue D. Denver, Colorado
South End Adventures
South End Adventures
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(21 reviews)
My boys 8 & 10 had the best first experience fishing in the ocean today. We were constantly catching fish. They were patient and knowledgeable. We switched it up to catch a variety of fish and keep it entertaining. Highly recommend them!
Kimberly  S.
Kimberly S. Suffolk, Virginia
Native Son Guide Service
Native Son Guide Service
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(159 reviews)
Awesome time. Really knows the area and adapt to conditions. Great with the family too!
Brett  O.
Brett O. Hampstead, North Carolina
Native Son Guide Service
Native Son Guide Service
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(159 reviews)
I was looking for a half day fishing trip so that my seven year old grandson could experience fishing. Captain Mike provided a great fishing experience. My grandson kept busy reeling in fish. He was very happy with his trip.
Richard  C.
Richard C. Glenshaw, PA
South End Adventures
South End Adventures
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(21 reviews)
This duo is fantastic! Super friendly and accommodating. All of our crew who were fishing caught sharks and a ton of other fish too. They were knowledgeable about every fish we caught, so helpful. 10/10 highly recommend and we will be back again!!!
Angela  A.
Angela A. United States
Native Son Guide Service
Native Son Guide Service
Fishing charter in Topsail Beach
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(159 reviews)
Def an awesome trip. Mike was flexible and made sure the kids got some action. I will fish with him again
Dan  K.
Dan K. Romansville, PA

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