Captain
Chris Barnett

Member since September 2015 Hatteras, United States
Background
A third generation waterman, Captain Chris was born and raised in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. He spent more than eight years mating on some of the top boats in the Hatteras fleet. After earning his Captain’s license, Captain Chris also operated a commercial boat out of Wanchese, NC during the off seasons. Captain Chris is incredibly passionate about fishing. He loves flying Billfish flags on the way home and throwing fish on the dock after a great day out on the water. His words of encouragement will keep anglers going even when their battle with a large fish is starting to wear them down. When he's not fishing, Captain Chris enjoys spending time with his wife Kerri and his two children, Sylas and Colbi.
Techniques
We are typically trolling skirted ballyhoo or pulling lures. A typical spread of lures will be 8-10 lines. This spread works great for tuna, dolphin, wahoo, marlin and sailfish. When we run across a school of dolphin, we will quickly pull the lines in and use light tackle drifting with lots of angler participation which gets fast and furious! Occasionally we will stop over some wrecks and other "secret" spots for some high speed vertical jigging or deep dropping for grouper and tile fish.

Hey, I'm Captain Chris Barnett

Hatteras, United States
Background
A third generation waterman, Captain Chris was born and raised in the Outer Banks of North Carolina. He spent more than eight years mating on some of the top boats in the Hatteras fleet. After earning his Captain’s license, Captain Chris also operated a commercial boat out of Wanchese, NC during the off seasons. Captain Chris is incredibly passionate about fishing. He loves flying Billfish flags on the way home and throwing fish on the dock after a great day out on the water. His words of encouragement will keep anglers going even when their battle with a large fish is starting to wear them down. When he's not fishing, Captain Chris enjoys spending time with his wife Kerri and his two children, Sylas and Colbi.
Techniques
We are typically trolling skirted ballyhoo or pulling lures. A typical spread of lures will be 8-10 lines. This spread works great for tuna, dolphin, wahoo, marlin and sailfish. When we run across a school of dolphin, we will quickly pull the lines in and use light tackle drifting with lots of angler participation which gets fast and furious! Occasionally we will stop over some wrecks and other "secret" spots for some high speed vertical jigging or deep dropping for grouper and tile fish.

My Charter Listing

Predator Sport Fishing Hatteras

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(55 reviews)
Hatteras
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $1,400

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 55 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (50)
Fishing with Chris
Fishing with Chris
My Dad\u2019s first catch and release sail fish!
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
83%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
83%
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Chris L.
White Plains, MD
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Full day fishing

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Gulf Stream on September 16, 2022
The Captain communicated with us prior to our trip and due to weather changed our date. It was appreciated as we didn’t want...
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Jory B.
Manteo, North Carolina
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Best full day deep sea charter in Hatteras

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Gulf Stream on August 29, 2022
When you combine experience, professionalism, and never ending hustle you get an incredible day of fishing. Captain Chris,...
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Dwayne H.
Winchester, VA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Full day offshore

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Gulf Stream on August 10, 2022
Got to the boat about 5am.  The captain gave us the opportunity to reschedule our trip as the weather report was for 6 foot...
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Mark C.
Ruther Glen, VA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Full day off shore

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Gulf Stream on August 13, 2022
Had a great time out this weekend. We caught our limit of mahi, 1 wahoo as well as a black fin tuna. Captain Chris and Mike...
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Brian B.
Bloomery, WV
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Full day trip on the Predator with Captain Chris Barnett

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Gulf Stream on June 1, 2022
The trip and weather were perfect.  We have fished on the Predator before and all trips have been great and exceeded our expectations. ...
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