Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Second Sport Charters

Where does Second Sport Charters fish?

We fish the Carolina Beach area, including Atlantic Ocean, Lower Swash Channel Range, Big Branch, Snow Marsh Channel Range, Upper Midnight Channel Range, Northeast Cape Fear River, Little River, Larkins Cove, Brunswick River.


What are the target fish?

Target fish include Amberjack, Bluefish, Catfish, Dolphin (Mahi Mahi), King Mackerel (Kingfish), Sailfish, Black Seabass, Red Snapper, Vermilion Snapper, Gray Triggerfish, Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo


Where in Carolina Beach to we meet our guests?

We meet at Second Sport Charters ( 620 St Joseph St, Carolina Beach, NC 28428, USA )


Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required


Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

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North Carolina Wildlife Resources Comission - Fishing

A North Carolina Fishng License is required for individuals 16 years of age or more. A fishing license is required to fish any public water in North Carolina. The State of North Carolina requires seperate licenses to be purchased for inland and salt water fishing. When fishing with a licensed captain or guide in saltwater no licensing is needed. Please visit the North Carolina Wildlife Resources comission for more information and to purchase your license.

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!


Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.