Captain
Raymond Brittain

Member since March 2018 Surf City, United States
Background
Captain Ray Brittain has been fishing the waters of Topsail Island and New River for over 30 years. After working in the marine industry for 15 years, he received his captain's license and was able to venture into the guiding industry full-time. Capt. Ray enjoys teaching and showing others the beauty and thrill that these waters have to offer. He is well-versed in the different approach and techniques that changing seasons require.
Techniques
Stalking the flats in the early morning or late afternoon sight casting to Redfish. Fishing the backwaters for Speckled Trout. Casting jigs to Spanish Mackerel and Bonito off the beach.

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Surf City, United States
Background
Captain Ray Brittain has been fishing the waters of Topsail Island and New River for over 30 years. After working in the marine industry for 15 years, he received his captain's license and was able to venture into the guiding industry full-time. Capt. Ray enjoys teaching and showing others the beauty and thrill that these waters have to offer. He is well-versed in the different approach and techniques that changing seasons require.
Techniques
Stalking the flats in the early morning or late afternoon sight casting to Redfish. Fishing the backwaters for Speckled Trout. Casting jigs to Spanish Mackerel and Bonito off the beach.
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Excellent
4.9 / 5
(142 reviews)
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Surf City
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 142 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (141)
Awesome Fishing Trip!
Excellent day with my Son and Dad.
Awesome half day trip
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Angler rating
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
88%
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Kevin W.
Rocky Mount, VA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent day with my Son and Dad.

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip (AM) on September 20, 2023
We had the absolute best day out with Ray yesterday who owns Spring Tide Fishing Charters.  The boat was comfortable, easily...
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Ricky P.
Hudson, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

6 hour trip with captain Raymond Brittain

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip (AM) on June 27, 2023
Booked a 6hr trip for me and my son for June 27th 2023. Met captain Brittain at the dock and he gave us an honest explanation...
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Rob C.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great day on the water!

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on March 29, 2024
Our family had an awesome morning with Ray. Conditions weren’t ideal, but he still put us on the fish and everybody caught...
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Nathan C.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Awesome Fishing Trip!

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip (PM) on November 4, 2023
My 11 year old son and I booked the 6 hour trip.  We caught our limit of Speckled Trout!  Captain Ray was great.  He is...
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Kevin C.
Hampstead, North Carolina
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half Day Trip with Capt Ray

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip (AM) on September 6, 2023
A local friend recommended Spring Tide Guide Service. Along with my son, the three of us booked a half day trip with Capt Ray....
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