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

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Wrightsville Beach
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Fishing Reports

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.60
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out of 5 stars from 74 reviews
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Fishing with James
+100
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
87%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
86%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
69%
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Dwayne G.
Clinton, NC
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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...
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Jamie A.
Rocky Point, NC
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Half day.

VERIFIED   Half Day – Nearshore (PM) on July 12, 2020
Capt was very friendly and welcoming.  The boat was comfortable and not rough at all even though the water was 3 to 4 foot...
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Wells A.
Fayetteville, NC
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Great time !

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore on December 12, 2020
Had a great time!  Trip got cut short due to one of our boys getting sea sick but Captain was great with 4 boys and kept them...
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Kevin C.
Sneads Ferry, NC
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Half day with Capt James

VERIFIED   Half Day – Nearshore (AM) on September 2, 2020
Great experience.  Captain James took care of everything for us and was a great captain and guide.  I would recommend!
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Kathy A.
Wilmington, NC
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3/4 Day trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore on September 27, 2020
Caught lots of fish.many small, but fun to catch. Helpful, friendly captain. A perfect day!
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