Captain
Ernest Doshier

Member since March 2017 Ocracoke, United States
Background
Captain Ernest is a member of the Charter Boat Association and has served with the United States Coast Guard for over 3 years. You can count on him to always give his best to put you on the most desirable fish that you have dreamed of catching and to selflessly share his knowledge and experience with you.

Hey, I'm Captain Ernest Doshier

Ocracoke, United States
Background
Captain Ernest is a member of the Charter Boat Association and has served with the United States Coast Guard for over 3 years. You can count on him to always give his best to put you on the most desirable fish that you have dreamed of catching and to selflessly share his knowledge and experience with you.

My Charter Listing

Gecko Sportfishing

4.9 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (19)
Ocracoke
trips from $700

Customer Reviews

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4.9
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out of 5 stars from 19 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
88%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
81%
Satisfied with the boat
94%
Catch intended fish
79%
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Thomas S.
New Bern, NC
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3/4 day trip with Captain Ernie

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on May 3, 2021
Great experience. Ernie was flexible on timing based upon changing weather forecasts. Boat was much larger than we expected...
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Glenn P.
Winder, Georgia
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Half day wreck fishing

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Wrecks on May 26, 2021
Captain Doshier and his first mate Daniel were awesome. We caught our limit of amber Jack in about 30 minutes and wrestled...
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Robert S.
Wilmington, NC
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Full day rough seas

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Offshore on May 8, 2021
Perfect trip great captain and mate. they told us it would be rough and still let us go. We caught a few but had a great time...
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Craig R.
Virginia Beach, VA
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Offshore trip on the Gecko

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Offshore on July 5, 2020
There is no guarantee of what one will catch, but this was a perfect trip.  Great captain and the mate, Daniel O’Neal was...
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Brent H.
Fayetteville, North Carolina
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Half day near-shore trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Wrecks on August 9, 2017
We’d initially booked a half-day wreck fishing charter, but opted to stay closer to shore to fish for blues and mackerel...
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