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.

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Predator Sport Fishing Hatteras

4.9 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (39)
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Angler Rating
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Good experience
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
86%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
79%
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Brian B.
Bloomery, WV
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   Extended Half Day Wreck Trip on July 19, 2021
Excellent fishing trip.the captain is very competent and the mate hardworking.  I mentioned to the captain and mate about...
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Ronald B.
North East, MD
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Fishing with Chris

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip - Gulf Stream on October 5, 2021
The trip on the predator was exactly what we had hoped it would be !! Chris and Bobby were knowledgeable , friendly , entertaining...
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Heather C.
Yancey Mills, VA
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Record Day with Captain Chris

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Gulf Stream on November 22, 2020
Chris and his deckhand, Nate, provided a fantastic day on the ocean with my family.  EVERY SINGLE person caught a CITATION...
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Heather D.
Buxton, North Carolina
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Full day trip with captain Chris

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Gulf Stream on July 15, 2021
We had a great trip. No one got sick and we all caught a lot of fish. Chris was really good getting us where the fish were....
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Randy C.
Greenwood, DE
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Predator fishing out of Wanchese OBX Marina

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Gulf Stream on April 1, 2021
Had a great day aboard the Predator with Captain Chris and his mate Nick once we got to the Gulf Stream it was on yellow fin...
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