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

Excellent
4.6 / 5
(90 reviews)
Wrightsville Beach
 6 bookings in the past week.
 Instant Confirmation
trips from $500

Fishing Reports

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.6 / 5
out of 5 stars from 90 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.4 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (121)
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Angler Rating
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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
70%
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Raymond L.
Wilmington, NC
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Good
3.0 / 5
Overall

Half day trip with Captain Mike

VERIFIED   Half Day – Nearshore (AM) on July 23, 2021
When we arrived in the morning the captain said the wind had come up during the night and the sea was rough. We went outside...
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Robert C.
CAMP ATTRBRY, IN
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great Fishing Charter with Kids!

VERIFIED   Half Day – Nearshore (AM) on May 26, 2022
We had a great time! The fish were biting and Cpt. James knew just where to go. Never a dull moment, we even caught a few sharks!...
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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
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day – Nearshore (AM) on June 23, 2022
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Thomas W.
United States
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great 6 Hour Trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore on July 16, 2021
Great 6 hour trip with Captain James. Great opportunity for the boys in the family to get away from everyone and enjoy a couple...
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Chris J.
Flat Rock, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great experience overall

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Nearshore on September 29, 2021
Loved the trip great captain and was a more personal experience got to bait my hook and catch fish . Captain was very informative...
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