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
 2 bookings in the past week.
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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out of 5 stars from 59 reviews
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3\/4 day
3\/4 Day with Captain Aaron and first mate Justin
Fishing with John
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Angler Rating
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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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Jamie K.
Mechanicsville, MD
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Fishing with John

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on August 10, 2021
Full day trip will definitely do with them again
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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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Austin Z.
Winder, Georgia
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October fishing trip

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Offshore (PM) on October 23, 2021
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Thomas P.
Sanford, North Carolina
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Fishing with John

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Offshore (AM) on October 15, 2021
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Donnie D.
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October fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Nearshore (PM) on October 8, 2021
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