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.

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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

Excellent
4.6 / 5
(93 reviews)
Wrightsville Beach
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trips from $550

Fishing Reports

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.6 / 5
out of 5 stars from 93 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.4 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (125)
October fishing trip
October fishing trip
July fishing trip
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Angler Rating
72
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
88%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
86%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
71%
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Jonathan S.
Wilmington, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

July fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day – Nearshore (AM) on July 5, 2022
Jim took us out 10 miles though it was only a half day trip and we caught some nice cobia.
Jonathan S. recommends Gone Coastal Charters
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Paul R.
Cary, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

October fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day – Nearshore (PM) on October 8, 2022
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Ray S.
Abingdon, VA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day – Nearshore (AM) on June 23, 2022
Ray S. recommends Gone Coastal Charters
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Anne M.
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Very good
4.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with James

VERIFIED   Half Day – Nearshore (PM) on August 27, 2022
Anne M. recommends Gone Coastal Charters
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Dwayne G.
Clinton, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

6 June 2020 morning fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day – Nearshore (AM) on June 6, 2020
It was a great day on the water.  The boat was clean and Captain James was waiting for us at the dock, exactly when he said...
Dwayne G. recommends Gone Coastal Charters
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