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NOW BOOKING Trophy Red Drum Trips for 2017
World's largest redfish!

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Giant Red Drum trips, July 29 to October 8 , 2017  ​these trips are run out of Oriental
With redfish averaging 42 to 45 inches and reds over 50 inches not uncommon, anglers shouldn't miss out on this world class fishery!  Capt. Gary pioneered the daytime artificial lure and popping cork giant red drum fishery in NC and he is the inventor of the Pop-N-Fly rig.  It has altered the way we catch giant redfish on the fly! Don't take our word for it, see what celebrity anglers like George Poveromo have to say and check out our video with him. Pricing is for 1 to 3 anglers

  • Long half days (5 hours) $500 
  • Light tackle full day (8 hours) $700


Please contact us for open dates. These trips book well in advance, so make your reservations early!


To confirm reservations 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, checks and cash.

Go to Contact Us page to send an email or call us at 252-249-1520 to book your trip

You can pay your deposit on line today.


Extended stay trips:

Package: 3 full days of guided fishing on light tackle and/or fly rod for the world’s largest redfish, 4 nights stay in Oriental, lunches, licenses, all tackle needs, bottled water, soft drinks, ice, airport transfer from New Bern (Coastal Carolina Regional Airport), morning coffee/muffins/fruit. Welcome dinner.

Not included; additional evening meals, alcohol, gratuities.

These trips are also excellent in late September and early October for mixing trophy redfish and false albacore trips. You will be staying within walking distance of your pick up point and several restaurants.

$1500 per person based on 2 anglers.  Deposit is $1500 at time of booking. The balance $1500 is due 7 days prior to trip.


Please contact us if we can add or change this trip to accommodate you or your fishing partner.


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252-249-1520