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Fintasia Charters

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Beaufort NC

Jim Ellis, Captain at Fintasia Charters

Located in the scenic waters of Beaufort, Fintasia Charters invites you to create lasting memories on a fishing adventure like no other. Led by experienced Captain Jim, whose lifelong passion for fishing and love for the water drives him to constantly learn and adapt to new techniques, Fintasia Charters guarantees a fun-filled day on the water.


Fintasia Charters offers a range of fishing experiences, from river fishing to inshore, nearshore, offshore, reef, and wreck fishing. With fishing techniques like light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, spinning, jigging, and deep-sea fishing at your disposal, there's something for every angler's preference.


With trip durations ranging from 4 to 11 hours, you'll have ample time to target a variety of species, including Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, Bluefish, Dolphin, Seabass, and Flounder, depending on the season and conditions. Whether it's light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, big game fishing, jigging, or spinning, Captain Jim will ensure you're equipped with the right techniques to maximize your success.


Prepare for thrilling encounters with top-targeted fish species such as Barracuda, Bluefish, Dolphin (Mahi Mahi), Flounder, Grouper (Gag), King Mackerel (Kingfish), Seabass (Black), Shark (Blacktip), Snapper (Red), Spanish Mackerel, Tuna (Bluefin), and Wahoo.


Your fishing adventure begins aboard a 23' Pathfinder boat, designed for both safety and comfort, accommodating up to 3 anglers. Equipped with an icebox, this center console vessel, originally built in 2003, is powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, offering a maximum cruising speed of 26 knots. Enjoy the exhilarating experience of navigating the pristine waters in a boat perfectly suited for the task.


To enhance your fishing experience, Fintasia Charters provides all the necessary fishing gear, including rods, reels, and terminal tackle, so you can focus on what truly matters: fishing. Fishing licenses for the day are also included, ensuring a hassle-free outing.


Onboard amenities include GPS, a Fish Finder, live bait well, outriggers, an icebox to store your refreshments, and radar for added safety and navigation. Plus, a convenient pickup service is provided, with transfers available from hotels or jetties in Beaufort to the departure site included in trip rates.


Don't miss out on the opportunity to experience the thrill of fishing with Fintasia Charters. Book your trip now and embark on an unforgettable adventure on the water.

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Fishing Trips North Carolina

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Private Boat Experience

Boat: Pathfinder (Center console)23' Pathfinder Max 3 Guests (base trip price includes 3 guests)

Targeted Fish Species: King Mackerel Mahi Mahi or Common Dolphinfish Red Snapper Sea Bass

Embark on an exhilarating 6-Hour Offshore Adventure starting at 7:00 AM! Journey up to 10-20 miles offshore to target an array of exciting pelagic fish like Mahi, King Mackerel, and Amberjack. Alternatively, you can also go after delicious bottom fish such as Triggerfish, Snapper, Seabass, and Grouper. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity! Book your trip now and get ready for an unforgettable fishing experience.

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Fishing - Inshore

Private Boat Experience

Boat: Pathfinder (Center console)23' Pathfinder Max 3 Guests (base trip price includes 3 guests)

Targeted Fish Species: Bluefish Spanish Mackerel

For families with kids, shorter trips are a fantastic choice, ensuring everyone stays engaged and entertained. This 4-hour adventure is perfect for all ages, providing ample time to reel in Spanish mackerel and Bluefish. Remember to pack snacks and drinks to keep yourself refreshed throughout the journey. Departing at 7:00 AM, this trip promises excitement and memorable moments for the whole family.

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Fishing - Offshore

Private Boat Experience

Boat: Pathfinder (Center console)23' Pathfinder Max 3 Guests (base trip price includes 3 guests)

Targeted Fish Species: Mahi Mahi or Common Dolphinfish Red Snapper Wahoo Fish

Join us on an extended full-day trip starting at 6:00 AM that will take you up to 60 miles offshore for an extraordinary fishing experience. Get ready to target a wide range of pelagic fish including Wahoo, Sailfish, and Mahi, among others. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to drop your line to the bottom and reel in Triggerfish, Snapper, and more. Make sure to come prepared with plenty of food and drinks to keep you energized throughout the day. Don't miss out on this incredible adventure for avid anglers! Book your trip now and seize the opportunity to catch some remarkable fish!

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Fishing - Offshore

Private Boat Experience

Boat: Pathfinder (Center console)23' Pathfinder Max 3 Guests (base trip price includes 3 guests)

Targeted Fish Species: Bluefish King Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

When it comes to family outings, shorter trips are a smart choice, ensuring everyone stays engaged and entertained. With this 4-hour adventure starting at 1:00 PM, boredom is nowhere in sight. You'll have ample time to catch exciting species like Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and even the occasional King Mackerel. Don't forget to pack snacks and drinks to keep yourselves energized. Book now and embark on a memorable fishing experience with your loved ones!

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Deep Sea Fishing NC

Fishing - Offshore

Private Boat Experience

Boat: Pathfinder (Center console)23' Pathfinder Max 3 Guests (base trip price includes 3 guests)

Targeted Fish Species: King Mackerel Mahi Mahi or Common Dolphinfish Red Snapper

Experience the Ultimate Offshore Adventure with our 8-Hour Full Day Trip starting at 6:30 AM! Venture up to 35 miles offshore and reel in thrilling pelagic fish such as Mahi, King Mackerel, and Amberjack. Alternatively, you can target delectable bottom fish like Triggerfish, Snapper, and Grouper. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity! Book your trip now and get ready for an unforgettable day of fishing.

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Ratings & Reviews Summary

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July 23, 2024

Great Captain with attention to details. Great knowledge of area and can plain catch fish! If you’re looking for nearshore, inshore or offshore Jim is the man!

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July 23, 2024

Nice captain and good fishing

July 23, 2024

Captain Jim was fantastic! Had a blast and can't wait to do it again.

July 23, 2024

Captain Jim is an experienced, expert captain in the Morehead City/Atlantic Beach/Beaufort NC area. His knowledge of fishing location and techniques for every species of fish in our area is exceptional, his thousands of hours of experience as a commerical fishermen gives him the ability to put you over fish and give you your best opportunity for success. If you are in the Crystal Coast area of NC and searching for an experienced captain for a safe, professional fishing charter, I highly reccomend booking your next fishing adventure with Captain Jim Ellis, (Fintasia fishing charters).

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July 23, 2024

Great captain he put me and my buddy of the speckled trout! he was very nice and a great teacher! I trout fish all the time and he thought me lots of cool tricks and new techniques to target speckled trout! I will defiantly be going with Capt. Jim again.

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