Captain
James Gavin

Member since January 2016

Wrightsville Beach, United States

Background
Capt. James Gavin grew up fishing the ponds and creeks of Upstate New York. As he matured, work and travel led him from the shores of the Atlantic to the islands of Hawaii, and wherever he went he would follow the fish. Once Capt. James earned his USCG Master's Captain License he moved to North Carolina and has spent the last few years there learning and enjoying the waters near Wilmington.

Hey, I'm Captain James Gavin

Wrightsville Beach, United States
Background
Capt. James Gavin grew up fishing the ponds and creeks of Upstate New York. As he matured, work and travel led him from the shores of the Atlantic to the islands of Hawaii, and wherever he went he would follow the fish. Once Capt. James earned his USCG Master's Captain License he moved to North Carolina and has spent the last few years there learning and enjoying the waters near Wilmington.

My Charter Listing

Gone Coastal Charters

Wrightsville Beach
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trips from $350

Fishing Reports

Wrightsville Beach

July 07, 2018

Nearshore fishing been very good. With lots of King Mackerels to be screaming are reels. The Mahi have pushed in the 12 to 20 mile range. The offshore bottom has been producing some nice grouper snappers triggers & black… Read Full Report →


Wahoo bite is on!!

April 12, 2018

Shawn and I saw a break in the weather to be able to finally get to the Wahoo bite that’s been going on. We prepared for our trip the day before and headed out at 5am. 15min after Shawn… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.57
out of 5 stars from 36 reviews
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Crew
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October fishing trip
8Hh
Half day with Capitan Gavin.
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
86%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
85%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
71%
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Robert V. D.
Wilmington, NC
 4.67
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   June 3, 2018
We were met by Captain Jim at the prearranged location at the appointed time. Captain Jim explained the safety procedures and...
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Jaclyn S.
Raleigh, NC
 5.00
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3/4 Day Offshore with Captain James Gavin

VERIFIED   June 8, 2018
We had such a successful day offshore with Captain James Gavin from Gone Coastal Charters. He knew exactly where the fish were...
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Susan Q.
Clayton, NC
 5.00
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Half day fishing

VERIFIED   June 20, 2018
I wish to revise my review. It went out un-edited for errors. We met Capt. Gavin and once our gear was onboard we set...
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Greg G.
Kernersville, NC
 4.00
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Half day trip with captain James

VERIFIED   August 18, 2018
Had a great time but not catching anything was a real disappointment. Not captains fault though. Rough seas forced us to stay...
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Jeff K.
Wilmington, NC
 5.00
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Half day with Captain James

VERIFIED   June 6, 2018
We book a half day near shore with Captain James and he turned to into a 5.5 hour off shore day.  Everyone had a great...
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