With redfish averaging 42 to 45 inches and reds over 50 inches not uncommon, anglers shouldn'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!! We catch them! Capt. Gary is the redfish guide that 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! Contact us for your trophy red drum charters
Booking dates July 28th to October 10th. 2018
Now booking for the 2019 season!
Trophy redfish trips are run out of Oriental
These charters are for 1 to 3 anglers fishing for 8 hours. We provide all your tackle and gear, your NC salt water fishing license, a cooler, ice and bottled water
These charters are for 1 to 3 anglers fishing for 5 hours. We provide all your tackle and gear, your NC salt water fishing license, a cooler, ice and bottled water
A $200 per boat/day deposit is due within 7 days. If you are booking more than 1 day, please pay a depsoit for each date, THANK YOU! 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 booked within 12 months of original date to avoid loss of deposit. We accept VISA, Master Card, American Express & PayPal
Nestled within the inner banks, Oriental sits along the beautiful Neuse River 28 miles east of New Bern. This small hamlet of around 900 offers lodging, restaurants and shops.
Here are a few places to stay when fishing with us.
We recommend the Neuse River Suites for our clients' lodging contact then 252-249-1404. Let them know you are fishing with Spec Fever and receive a room discount.
We also recommend the Oriental Marina & Inn for our clients' lodging contact then 252-249-1818. Let them know you are fishing with Spec Fever and receive a room discount.
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!
PO BOX 1029, Oriental, NC 28571, us
Check out this great video from Drift Media featuring Blane Chocklett fishing for trophy redfish this past September with me on the Neuse River near Oriental, NC. Blane used my Pop-N-Fly to help land a trophy redfish. Give us a shout and get into the action yourself!