giant red drum
Pop N Fly trophy redfish

Videos from Oriental, NC of our amazing trophy red drum (redfish) fishery

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popping cork red drum

Captain Gary Dubiel's  Spec Fever Guide Service

Trophy Red Drum Charters

252-249-1520​

Neuse River trophy redfish

NOW BOOKING:   Trophy Red Drum Trips for 2018  

World's Largest Redfish



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popping cork redfish

Inventor of the Pop N Fly, Capt. Gary has been catching giant redfish on the fly on the Neuse River for the last 4 years!

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Trophy Red Drum trips, August 1 to October 1 , 2018  ​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 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! 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 
  • 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.

Send an email or call us at 252-249-1520 to book your trip

You can pay your $200 deposit on line today.


popping cork reds

Capt. Gary Dubiel was the pioneer of catching trophy red drum on popping cork soft plastic lure rigs on the Neuse River Pamlico Sound Estuary.  That's right; no bait required!

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