Crystal Coast Fishing Trips; false albacore & more

Captain Gary Dubiel has been guiding for false albacore and other nearshore species for over 15 seasons. Spec Fever offers Crystal Coast/Cape Lookout fishing charters for both light tackle and fly fishing anglers. Our Morehead City area fishing trips depart from both Beaufort and Oriental.  We guide for false albacore, bluefish, Spanish mackerel, weakfish, Atlantic bonito, sharks, redfish, jacks and cobia. Don't miss out on fishing the famed waters of "Harkers Island"!

Planning your Crystal Coast Trip

Spring Fling

April into May is the best fishing for spring false albacore, big bluefish and Atlantic bonito, plus sight casting to sharks

Fantastic Fall

False albacore start to show in September along the Crystal Coast.  We can book you for multi-day trips for trophy redfish on the Neuse River with a coastal albacore trip.  October and November are both fantastic for albacore and shark fishing.

Cape Lookout Albacore Festival

Don't miss out on participating in this Project Healing Waters event

False Albacore & Crystal Coast Fishing Trips

Our crystal coast/cape lookout fishing trips originate from beaufort or oreintal.We can pick you up at the dock on Radio Island or meet you in Oriental. it is just under an hour run through the icw from oriental to beaufort inlet

Crystal Coast Fishing Trip Deposit


Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

 A $200 per boat/day deposit is due within 7 days. Deposits for reservations within 14 days must be secured immediately. Reservations not secured by deposits are subject to cancellation without notice. Deposits are refundable if cancelled greater than 30 days from the date of the trip. 100% refunds for weather cancellations.  Weather cancellations are determined by the captain. Rescheduled trips need to be taken with 12 months of original date to avoid loss of deposit. We accept VISA, Master Card, American Express & PayPal   

Contact Us

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Give us a shout!

 We are always happy to talk with our customers about their fishing charter. Feel  free to call us between 8 AM and 8 PM daily. If we can't pick up the phone, please leave a message and we will get right back to you! 

Spec Fever Guide Service

PO BOX 1029, Oriental, NC 28571, us

(252) 249-1520

Albacore in the Sun

Check out this video! This is one of our clients enjoying a day of false albacore fishing on the fly. Let's get you on the books for a Spec Fever Guide Service Crystal Coast trip now!