AWOL Fishing Charters

with Captain Craig Inc.

(910) 916-3138

USCG Licensed Master Captain with Commercial Charter Boat Insurance

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Whether you're a new angler or an experienced angler, or you're just wanting to take the family out for a day on the water for fishing or sightseeing, or even a joyride. Give us a call. We would love to have you.

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-The American Shad Run on the Cape Fear River will be hot from March to May

-Crappie Trips are available at Shearon Harris and Jordan Lake

-Catfish Trips are available anytime.

-Largemouth and Spotted Bass trips are available anytime. 

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Welcome to AWOL Fishing Charters with Captain Craig Inc. We have been filling the livewell since 1990. Get onboard with Captain Craig for a safe, fun filled awesome day on the water. A great day on the water AWOL (Absent without leave) from work, home, school or any other reality is great for the soul!

We offer Full and Half Day Freshwater Charters for Largemouth Bass, Striped Bass, Blue/Flathead Catfish,Crappie, White Perch, Yellow Perch, Bream/Bluegill, Bowfin, Carp, and Gar at several locations. For the Month of April 2024 we will be booking trips in Weldon NC for Striped Bass. BOOK YOUR TRIP ANYTIME!!

We also offer Full and Half Day Saltwater Charters from October - December. Please Call for Pricing, availability, and more information. Our Boat for Offshore Saltwater Charters is Located in Morehead City NC. Offshore we target by Trolling, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia Wahoo, Sailfish, Mahi-Mahi, Tuna, Bonito and more .  Inshore we target by rod and reel, Flounder, Redfish (Red Drum), Black Drum, Speckled Trout, Blue Fish, Croaker, Spot, Virginia Mullet, Spanish Mackerel, Pompano, Bonito, Cobia, Striped Bass, and Shark.

Reason's to Choose a Fishing Charter/Guide: No boat payments, property taxes, boat maintenance, trailering, insurance, knowledge of where to fish, knowledge of how to operate and navigate a boat safely, the list goes on and on. Just select a trip that fits your needs, call the Captain, arrange a date and time, get onboard and HAVE FUN with no worries and no stress! It's that simple.  GIVE US A CALL!!

Capt. Craig with Major Leauge Fishing Legend Kevin Van Dam

Capt. Craig fishing with Major League Fishing Pro Justin Lucas

Capt. Craig with Major League Fishing Legend Shaw Grigsby

Capt. Craig with Major League Fishing Champion Brian Thrift

The all new Sea Ark Procat 240 fully rigged with a Full Enclosure, tons of lighting for those night time trips, Garmin electronics bow to stern, and powered with a  Suzuki 250ss, and Garmin Force trolling motor.



We now offer Gift Certificates for that Special Someone. Birthdays, wedding gifts, fathers day, Christmas, anniversarys, or just to give someone a day to enjoy the water.  Give us a Call to Order a Gift Certificate. We accept all Major Credit Cards, Cash or Check.



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