Captain
John Cruise III

Member since August 2017 Sneads Ferry, United States
Background
Captain John C. Cruise III has been fishing the NC waters for over 20 years. This family-run, veteran-owned Charter business offers the best Topsail Island, Sneads Ferry, Surf City, and Camp Lejeune Charter fishing. Try out Sportfishing charters right on the beach and all the way out to the offshore Gulf Stream waters. We encourage women, children, and families of all ages to come aboard. We also specialize in trolling, jigging, bottom fishing, or any customized combination fishing trip that you desire. We catch fish ranging from Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Grouper, Cobia, Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, and many more. Give us a call to book a trip of a lifetime! Let’s Go Fishing!
Techniques
Trolling, Live baiting, Jigging, Bottom Fishing etc.

Hey, I'm Captain John Cruise III

Sneads Ferry, United States
Background
Captain John C. Cruise III has been fishing the NC waters for over 20 years. This family-run, veteran-owned Charter business offers the best Topsail Island, Sneads Ferry, Surf City, and Camp Lejeune Charter fishing. Try out Sportfishing charters right on the beach and all the way out to the offshore Gulf Stream waters. We encourage women, children, and families of all ages to come aboard. We also specialize in trolling, jigging, bottom fishing, or any customized combination fishing trip that you desire. We catch fish ranging from Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Grouper, Cobia, Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, and many more. Give us a call to book a trip of a lifetime! Let’s Go Fishing!
Techniques
Trolling, Live baiting, Jigging, Bottom Fishing etc.

My Charter Listings

Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing

4.9 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (54)
Sneads Ferry
trips from $600

Pelagic Hunter II

4.9 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (5)
North Topsail Beach
trips from $600

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.9
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
83%
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Preston G.
Littleton, CO
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Great Trip!

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Offshore (PM) on August 22, 2021
Captain John and Mate Jeremiah are the best!  Captain John kept in touch with us before the trip and gave us a great first...
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Matt S.
CORP CHRISTI, TX
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Full day with Captain Aaron and mate Justin

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on September 5, 2021
Absolutely the best offshore trip I have taken. Captain Aaron and mate Justin are true professionals. We where on the fish...
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Ashley H.
Montoursville, PA
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3/4 Day with Captain Aaron and first mate Justin

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM) on August 24, 2021
Aaron and Justin were amazing, cant say enough about how they made sure we were catching fish! We can’t wait to book with...
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Justin L.
Blountville, TN
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Fishing with John

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Nearshore (PM) on October 11, 2021
One of the best fishing trips we have been on. Do these trips once a year to take my grandkids on a fishing trip. We all enjoyed...
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Bob T.
Hampstead, North Carolina
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3/4 day with Captain Anthony

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on July 26, 2021
Worked hard to make productive as possible on a slow day. Enjoyed the trip. Was fun watching a friends son catch his first...
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