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)
June fishing trip
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Angler Rating
70
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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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Robert V. D.
Wilmington, NC
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day – Nearshore (PM) on 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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Alana R.
Sanford, North Carolina
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half Day Trip With Captain Jim

VERIFIED   Half Day – Nearshore (AM) on July 13, 2019
My fiancé and I had the best experience with Captain Jim! We did the half day morning trip. We enjoyed how much Captain Jim...
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Jaclyn S.
Raleigh, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

3/4 Day Offshore with Captain James Gavin

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore on 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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Mike S.
Wilmington, North Carolina
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with James

VERIFIED   Half Day – Nearshore (AM) on June 17, 2021
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Bo H.
Lily, KY
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

June fishing trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Offshore/Bluewater on June 7, 2021
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