Spec Fever Guide Service

Welcome to Spec Fever Guide Service!

A full time North Carolina fishing charter offering year round fishing trips with guide, Capt. Gary Dubiel. 

Why Spec Fever Guide Service?

Your guide, Captain Gary Dubiel has over 18 years of guiding experience. He guides full time and spends in excess of 225 days a year on the water. He is USCG OUPV licensed and fully insured and carries a NCDMF "For Hire" license and NC Wildlife guide license.  Capt. Gary has appeared on more than 20 TV shows throughout North America and in the EU, in numerous magazines and books and he works with some of the finest tackle companies. His boat is fully stocked with a full range of that tackle. His fishing experiences have taken him across the US and Canada, the Caribbean and in Europe.  Captain Gary is an IGFA Fly Rod World Record Holder and is the guide that changed the Pamlico Sound trophy redfishery from a night time bait fishery to a daytime artificial lure fishery. He is the inventor of the Pop-N-Fly.  Join him on one or more of the following trips...

Trophy Redfish Charters

Fly Fishing and light tackle artificial lure world class redfishing!

 Don't miss out on this world class fishery!  Yes, bull reds, giant red drum, old drum, trophy redfish, we don't care how you said it! Capt. Gary pioneered the daytime artificial lure and popping cork trophy red drum fishery in NC and he is the inventor of the Pop-N-Fly rig.  It has altered the way we catch trophy redfish on the fly!  Prime time July 15th to October 10th.

fly fishing for trophy redfish
fly fishing for trophy redfish
Neuse River speckled trout fishing

Neuse River Fishing Charters

Captain Gary Dubiel's Spec Fever Guide Service offers  full time, year round light tackle and fly fishing charters from New Bern and Oriental for striped bass, redfish, speckled seatrout and a variety of other salt and fresh water game fish. Our Neuse River charters are great family trips! Spec Fever Guide Service is  fully licensed and insured.

cast and blast sea duck and fishing trips

Cast and Blast Trips

We now offer Cast and Blast charters with fishing guide, Capt. Gary and hunting guide, Capt. Andy Bates. Andy is offering sea duck hunts on the Neuse River and Pamlico Sound. His hunts can originate from New Bern or Oriental. SFGS offers cast and blast trips with a morning hunt, lunch and a quick turn over of boats for an afternoon of fishing for stripers, speckled seatrout and mix of fresh water fish. Sportsmen can also choose just a hunt with Capt. Andy . 

Fly fishing for false albacore on the Crystal Coast of NC near Harkers Island

Crystal Coast/Cape Lookout

Captain Gary Dubiel has been guiding for false albacore and other nearshore species for over 16 seasons. He offers Crystal Coast/Cape Lookout fishing charters for both light tackle and fly anglers.   We specialize in  trips for false albacore, bluefish, Spanish mackerel, weakfish, Atlantic bonito, sharks, redfish, jacks and cobia. We offer nearshore and inshore charters with peak fishing times, April, May, June, October and November.

Your Guide


With over 18 years of guiding experience and a life time of angling, Capt. Gary will provide you with a great fishing adventure. You may have seen Gary on one of your favorite TV shows or in one of the many articles he has appeared in or perhaps on the a packaging of his Pop N Fly; produced by the Flymen Fishing Company.  Gary is a National Advisor to Temple Fork Outfitters and works with them  on rod design.  He works with other great companies like Rapala, Sufix Line, Storm Lures and many more. (see our partners below) Capt. Gary started the daytime artificial lure and fly fishery for trophy reds here in NC. He also lectures and gives frequent seminars. Learn more about him...

Hosted Trips to Poland and World Travel

Fly Fishing for bron trout and grayling in Poland near Krakow

Capt, Gary has been exploring Europe for a number of years. He has fallen in love with his ancestral home, Poland.  Poland offers some of the best trout and grayling rivers in Europe, plus Danube salmon, barbel and pike. Poland is not only beautiful and friendly but also offers all this at a bargain price. We customize your trip working with some of the best fly fishing guides and tour companies in Poland. If you don't speak the language. no worries, We work with English speaking guides. We also have access to non hosted trips and international angler adventures in other great destinations through or sister company Lilly Pad Travels

Fishing reports: See our frequent reports on social media


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Need the perfect gift for the fisherman in your world. How about a trip with Spec Fever Guide Service?

Booking your trip

We offer year round fishing opportunities  Don't hestaite to ask us questions!  Drop us a line or call for our open dates and we will help you put your fishing charter together. We are looking forward to getting you on the water!

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Spec Fever Guide Service

PO BOX 1029, Oriental, NC 28571, us

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