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

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4.9
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out of 5 stars from 59 reviews
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3\/4 Day with Captain Aaron and first mate Justin
Fishing with John
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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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Gerald G.
United States
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Capt. John Cruise

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM) on June 26, 2020
Captain and crew did a great job.  Were ready as arranged, had a clear plan to propose and the skills to execute the plan. ...
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Tampa, FL
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Full Day Trip - Lifetime Memories

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on May 31, 2020
Captain John and Captain Riley helped to provide a lifetime of memories for my family. We started out early and had our limit...
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Jeromy C.
Sanford, NC
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Half day with Captain Riley was awesome

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM) on October 5, 2020
The guys put us on the best bunch of spanish mackerel you could every want to catch. Including a citation size monster. Captain...
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Paul B.
Winchester, VA
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3/4 day off shore fish

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on March 25, 2020
  I had a last minute booking due to the unforseen conditions. Cpt John was fantastic in both communication and flexibility....
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Thomas M.
Fort Mill, SC
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Half Day With Pelagic Hunter Sportfishing

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM) on June 11, 2019
We had a great June morning offshore trip last week for my father in laws 70th birthday. Captain John and crew Eric were great....
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