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
(91 reviews)
Wrightsville Beach
 2 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 91 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.4 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (123)
July fishing trip
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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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Wells A.
Fayetteville, NC
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

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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Eric R.
Durham, NC
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Full day near shore

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Nearshore on October 21, 2019
Captain Jim did a great job. He took us to a spot he knows for red drums. The boat caught 13 red drums. 10 of them were 40...
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Jaymee D.
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 September 28, 2020
Jaymee D. recommends Gone Coastal Charters
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Darryl B.
Sanford, NC
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 September 13, 2020
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Reuben G.
Winder, GA
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 (PM) on September 5, 2020
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