Frequently Asked Questions
Sea Creature Sportfishing has been around for quite some time, and over that time we’ve found that a lot of people have similar questions about our services. Below, we’ve curated a list of some of the questions that we receive the most. Remember, if you have a question that isn’t answered below, you can always get in touch with us using any of the methods in the header of our website.
The United States Coast Guard only permits up to six people on a charter boat whether they are fishing or just riding, This does not include the Captain or Mate. Sorry, no exceptions!
You are welcome to bring your favorite rod along on the fishing trip, however if you don’t have one we can supply you as well. The boat will provide all bait & tackle. You will need to supply your own food, drinks, sun block, and/or lotion. Also remember to bring sunglasses, and a long sleeve shirt or light jacket for cover up. Rain or foul-weather gear may be needed at times. For footwear, you’ll want to use tennis shoes or deck shoes.
The fish caught on any Hatteras fishing charter are yours to do with as you please. There is a fish cleaning service offered at the Marina. In addition, they will also vacuum bag & ship the fish for you for a fee. All fishing charters in Hatteras Harbor Marina abide by all state and federal fishing regulations.
The boat normally leaves around sunrise. If you would like to leave later, just let us know and we can accommodate you. The boat normally returns to the dock between 4:00 & 5:00 in the evening.
Yes, it is customary to tip the mate 10-15%. The mate works hard from early morning to well after you leave.
We do allow beer on the boat, however you should plan in advance. North Carolina law prohibits the sale of alcohol before 7:00 am on all days except Sunday, when alcohol sale is prohibited before noon. Consider purchasing alcohol the day before, and if you are up late be sure to save some for the next day’s trip.
Trips may be cancelled at the Captains discretion. If the weather is bad, your money will be refunded, or you may also choose to book a trip for another date.