Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About On Deck Fishing Charters

Where does On Deck Fishing Charters fish?

We fish the North Carolina area, including Atlantic Ocean, Beaufort, Morehead City, Onslow Bay, Back Sound, Atlantic Beach, Radio Island, Beaufort Channel .


What are the target fish?

Target fish include Redfish (Also Called Red Drum, Channel Bass, Spottail Bass), Sea Trout  (Also Called Speckled Trout, Spotted Sea Trout), Striped Bass (Also Called Striper, Linesider, Rockfish  ), Bluefish (Also Called Elf, Tailor, Shad), Cobia (Also Called Black Salmon, Crab Eater, Lemon Fish, Sergeant Fish  ), Spanish Mackerel (Also Called Atlantic Spanish Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel)


Where in North Carolina to we meet our guests?

We meet at Curtis A. Perry Public Park ( 2511 Front St, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA ), Town Creek Marina ( 114 Town Creek Dr, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA )


Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required


Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

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North Carolina Wildlife Resources Comission - Fishing

A North Carolina Fishng License is required for individuals 16 years of age or more. A fishing license is required to fish any public water in North Carolina. The State of North Carolina requires seperate licenses to be purchased for inland and salt water fishing. When fishing with a licensed captain or guide in saltwater no licensing is needed. Please visit the North Carolina Wildlife Resources comission for more information and to purchase your license.

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!


Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.


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