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
 3 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
3
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0
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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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Tommy Y.
Sanford, North Carolina
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with John

VERIFIED   3 Hour – Kids/Family Nearshore (AM) on July 25, 2019
Tommy Y. recommends Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing
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Dewayne T.
McCombs, KY
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Very good
4.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day trip with Capt. John on the Pelagic Hunter

VERIFIED   3 Hour – Kids/Family Nearshore (PM) on July 11, 2019
We had a good first trip and caught fish.  Captain John was great.
Dewayne T. recommends Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing
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Robert C.
Jacksonville, North Carolina
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

3/4 Day Trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip (AM) on June 12, 2019
Great experience! Seas were a little high, but the desire to catch fish was higher! We still caught fish when others didnt....
Robert C. recommends Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing
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Jeffery C.
Gastonia, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall
Jeffery C. recommends Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing
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James K.
Belmont, NC
Very good
4.0 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Very good
4.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

July fishing trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip (AM) on July 24, 2019
James K. recommends Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing
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