Captain
Will Jones

Member since July 2016 Beaufort, United States
Background
Captain Will Jones spent many days of his childhood fishing the Harkers Island area. His favorite fishing style is inshore fishing for Red Drum and Speckled Trout, but he also enjoys fishing the ocean for Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, and everything in between. He has been guiding since Spring 2016. He says, "When I caught my first Red Drum, it was all over!"
Techniques
My favorite fishing style is inshore fishing with artificial lures for red drum and speckled trout, but I enjoy light tackle casting action in the ocean for a variety of species from Spanish mackerel to cobia and everything in between!

Hey, I'm Captain Will Jones

Beaufort, United States
Background
Captain Will Jones spent many days of his childhood fishing the Harkers Island area. His favorite fishing style is inshore fishing for Red Drum and Speckled Trout, but he also enjoys fishing the ocean for Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, and everything in between. He has been guiding since Spring 2016. He says, "When I caught my first Red Drum, it was all over!"
Techniques
My favorite fishing style is inshore fishing with artificial lures for red drum and speckled trout, but I enjoy light tackle casting action in the ocean for a variety of species from Spanish mackerel to cobia and everything in between!

My Charter Listings

Bounty Hunter Guide Service – 22' Bay Boat

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Beaufort
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trips from $400

Bounty Hunter Guide Service 25' CC

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Morehead City
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trips from $450

Fishing Reports

2019 Recap and 2020 So Far
2019 Recap and 2020 So Far
Feb 27, 2020 Beaufort
2019... Wow, what a year! I want to thank everyone that fished with BHGS in 2019 for making it another great year and allowing me to do what I love for a living. The clients I have and the relationships I am able to develop on the boat with my customers is why I keep grinding out there on the tough days. I truly cannot complain! Since the last time I posted in July, we had our old drum fishing season, fall fishing at Cape Lookout and a ridiculous Speckled trout bite that has lasted through the winter and is still producing consistently. Old drum fishing on the Neuse river was awesome this year, with the exception of a couple very slow weeks in the middle of August between the first and second wave of fish. We turned our attention to other fish like speckled trout and back to the slot redfish that we love. We also experienced some grinders out there popping corks and throwing swim baits in search of the second wave of old drum, which we had to be patient for. The last two weeks of August saw a big change and the old drum bite on lures got hot and heavy as it should be and we had many great days even right after Hurricane Dorian and on until the beginning of October. When I returned to Beaufort for the fall fishing season, the slot redfish were right where we left them in August, the speckled trout had begun to make a strong showing in their fall locations and the false albacore were putting on a show. About half of my fishing effort in the fall was along the beaches chasing Albies and even getting after the ocean Old drum, which were around this fall and winter in better numbers than average years. The other half of our efforts were after the speckled trout which have been the stars of the show this fall and winter. 2019/2020 has been the best trout fishing I have seen in my fishing career and I am honestly getting tired of eating trout HAHA... Wish we always had that problem. Anyways, enjoy a few highlights from the latter half of 2019 and please consider booking a trip for 2020, we would love to have you!

Customer Reviews

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Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
82%
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 13, 2021
Great experience! My brother and I each have 40+ years of experience fishing in Florida but could not find bait or fish around...
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Tupelo, MS
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on May 19, 2021
My wife, my father in-law, and myself booked bounty hunter (Capt Will) for a half day pm trip.  Boat is top notch and Will...
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Mark G.
United States
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on June 9, 2021
Great experience for bass fishermen new to saltwater fishing got hooked up to a few slot fish and a few smaller ones. Definitely...
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Gregg M.
Colfax, NC
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on July 11, 2021
Captain Will did an outstanding job on our Charter.  He was extremely nice, and helped put us on some nice red fish.  My...
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Michael C.
McKinney, TX
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) on April 17, 2021
Captain will loves his job and it really shows. He was just as enthusiastic about our catches as my friend and I were. It felt...
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