Carolina Explorer Fishing Charters

Fishing Boats in Surf City /Topsail Beach

Topsail Beach

Carolina Explorer offers ocean and freshwater fishing trips in the Topsail Island/Surf City Area. Our customer fishing charters are made to accommodate everyone from the seeking out trophy fishes to just having a great, fun fishing experience.


Charter Fishing Boats Wrightsville Beach

Wrightsville Beach

Our captains are specialized in inshore and coastal fishing trips. Carolina Explorer offers ocean and freshwater fishing trips in the New Hanover County/Wilmington Area.


Charter Fishing in Carolina Beach

Carolina Beach

Carolina Explorer offers ocean and freshwater fishing trips in the Carolina Beach Area. The goal of each of our fishing charters is to have a great time, whether that means catching delicious fish or just catch and release!


Charter Fishing in Kure BeachKure Beach

Carolina Explorer offers ocean and freshwater fishing trips in the Kure Beach Area. The goal of each of our fishing charters is to have a great time, whether that means catching delicious fish or just catch and release!


Charter Fishing in SouthportSouthport

Carolina Explorer offers ocean and freshwater fishing trips in the Southport Area. The goal of each of our fishing charters is to have a great time, whether that means catching delicious fish or just catch and release!


Fishing Boats in Wilmington

Wilmington

Carolina Explorer offers ocean and freshwater fishing trips in the wilmington Area. The goal of each of our fishing charters is to have a great time, whether that means catching delicious fish or just catch and release!


Fishing Report

CarolinaExplorer 12-4 fishing report: Winter fishing continues to be good, Lots of red drum, black drum, and trout. Call 910-264-1807 and book your holiday trip today!!

Inshore we have been catching red and black drum along with speckled trout. For the reds and trout, we have been casting swim baits, jerk baits and Gulp shrimp. We have also landed them on live mud minnows and shrimp. The black drum have been hitting shrimp and cut bait. We just fish the tides [...]

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11-4 CarolinaExplorer fishing report: Red drum, black drum, False Albacore, Blues, Trout, Whiting, and Various others are biting. Fall fishing is Awesome.

Hello Here is the report, short and sweet. The fish are biting. Now is the best time of year to go fishing. The ocean is alive. Inshore we are catching Red drum, black drum, trout, a few flounder, and whiting. Just off the beach lots of action with trout, blues, false albacore, spanish, and various [...]

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CarolinaExplorer 10-3 fishing report: Red drum, black drum, trout, flounder, spanish mackerel, sharks, and various others are biting. Fall fishing is here, lets go!

Hello everyone, Inshore we have been catching lots of red drum. Casting around the grass banks and oyster beds has been producing the best action. We can use live bait or lures, depending on your skill level. The trout are showing up, we have been catching them on jigs, mirro-lure, and live mullet. The flounder [...]

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Captains

Captain Robert Schoonmaker, charter captain and fishing guide

Captain Robert Schoonmaker is a full time charter captain and fishing guide. He takes pride in making his clients comfortable and putting them on fish. Captain Robert operates the longest running light tackle fishing guide service on Carolina Beach. Having charter fished for 15yrs, he knows what it takes to give you and your family a fun and professional fishing charter. Turn your fishing dreams into reality and call Capt. Robert at 910 264 1807.


Captain Charlie 'Lost Boy' Schoonmaker has over 45 years of local knowledge and experience fishing

Captain Charlie "Lost Boy" Schoonmaker has been a lifelong resident of North Carolina. Growing up on the rivers, lakes, and shores of North Carolina has given Charlie experience in all water sports from freshwater canoeing to deep "bluewater" fishing. Having commercially fished as well as sport fished, the "Lost Boy" has seen all aspects of the ocean world and he can appreciate each complete & varied area of the fishing and water community. Charlie has over 45 years of local knowledge and experience fishing the Beautiful Southeastern Coast of North Carolina (SENCLAND). He is your perfect Native South Eastern North Carolina Fishing Guide and Charter Captain.

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