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Inshore Charters
Offshore Charters
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Whether you are a novice or an experienced angler, you’re sure to enjoy a fishing trip aboard one of three fishing charter vessels that we offer! Reelin’ Pelican Fishing Charters provide various inshore and offshore fishing excursions serving Southport and the surrounding areas, including Bald Head Island, Oak Island, and more. No matter where you’re traveling from, the drive is well worth the experience. Come for the fish and stay for the local events Southport, Bald Head Island and Oak Island has to offer! There are plenty of places to stay, relax and have fun near Reelin’ Pelican Fishing Charters docking. 

In addition to the daily inshore and offshore trips we have listed on our book a trip page, Captain Robert Capps would be happy to talk with you to help plan any other ideas your party may have in mind. The captain’s life-long love of the water provide our clients with a wonderful fishing experience that is sure to be remembered for a lifetime.  

Before you cast your hook, to assist our customers in planning their vacations and help them determine what fish may be biting during the time they are here on the beautiful shores of North Carolina, we have put together a What’s on the Hook  calendar of the monthly availability for each species, including everything from Flounder, Red Drum, King Mackerel, Wahoo, Dolphin “Mahi”, Grouper and etc. 

Want to eat what you reel in? Then look no further than our Hook & Cook page. Not only will you get to enjoy fishing, you get to dine on the fish you catch with the help of Rusty Hook’s Dockside Grill. With their expertise in seafood cuisine, you’ll be sure to enjoy every mouth watering bite of your catch!


All Fishing Charters vessels are fully insured and carry a blanket fishing license, which covers everyone on board and kids fish for free. All of the necessary bait, tackle, rods, and ice are included when you fish with us. Bring your own food and beverages on board and let’s spend a day offshore or on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway! 

For another exceptional way to see the scenic views of our historic hometown by the sea, ask Captain Robert about our additional services, such as water taxi and dinner/bar cruises.