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
Photos & videos by reviewers (49)
4.9
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
out of 5 stars from 59 reviews
Boat
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Crew
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
Experience
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent
3\/4 day
3\/4 Day with Captain Aaron and first mate Justin
Fishing with John
+46
Angler Rating
56
3
0
0
0
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%
Sort By:
Featured  
Showing:
5 of 59 reviews
Curt S.
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.0
Experience:
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Boat
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Crew
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Overall

September fishing trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on September 26, 2021
Curt S. recommends Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
Curt S. recommends Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful

Mary B.
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.0
Experience:
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Boat
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Crew
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Overall

September fishing trip

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Gulf Stream on September 11, 2021
Mary B. recommends Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
Mary B. recommends Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful

Justin W.
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.0
Experience:
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Boat
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Crew
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Overall

September fishing trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on September 10, 2021
Justin W. recommends Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
Justin W. recommends Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful

Douglas B.
Goldsboro, NC
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.0
Experience:
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Boat
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Crew
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Overall

Kings All Day

VERIFIED   10 Hour Trip – Gulf Stream on May 15, 2021
This company gets it done.  We had an amazing day catching fish all day long!  We definitely will be going back again.
Douglas B. recommends Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
  John Cruise III Captain replied

Mitchell F.
Holly Ridge, North Carolina
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  4.7
Experience:
Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good Very Good Boat
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Crew
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Overall

August fishing trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on August 12, 2021
Mitchell F. recommends Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
Mitchell F. recommends Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful