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

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(55 reviews)
Sneads Ferry
 2 bookings in the past week.
trips from $600

Pelagic Hunter II

Excellent
4.9 / 5
(6 reviews)
North Topsail Beach

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos & videos by reviewers (50)
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 61 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Offshore Half Day
3\/4 day
3\/4 Day with Captain Aaron and first mate Justin
+47
Angler Rating
58
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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
84%
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Preston G.
Littleton, CO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great Trip!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Nearshore (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...
Preston G. recommends Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing
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Amanda M.
Jacksonville, North Carolina
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Offshore Half Day

VERIFIED   NEW  5 Hour Trip – Offshore (PM) on April 22, 2022
I got this for my husband for his birthday. He had a wonderful time. He loved it and I might add that dinner was delicious.
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Matt S.
CORP CHRISTI, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

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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Jeffrey P.
Belmont, NH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM) on March 23, 2022
Captain Aaron and Mate Jeremiah were excellent.  Stop searching for charter companies, and just BOOK them—-you won’t...
Jeffrey P. recommends Pelagic Hunter II
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Ashley H.
Montoursville, PA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

3/4 Day with Captain Aaron and first mate Justin

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Nearshore (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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