We offer customizable trips to meet your fishing, cruising and entertainment needs for groups up to six. 

We provide a friendly, professional Captain and Mate, a well-maintained vessel with all required safety equipment that meets or exceeds inspection standards, top of the line fishing equipment, tackle and bait, Air-conditioned, spacious salon with latest entertainment technology for a comfortable ride out as well as being newly re-powered (2018) with MAN engines and the addition of a SEAKEEPER! 

Our Spring/Summer 2019 rates:

Listed below are examples of typical fishing trips for reference. For tournaments, reduced/extended hours, or speciality excursions please contact us for planning and pricing. We also help to put together, "split trips," during the summer months for clients that do not have a whole group and/or do not want to reserve the whole boat but want to pair up with another group to fish.  

  • Gulf Stream Fishing - Leaving 5 AM and returning around 6 PM for up to six people out of Carolina Beach, NC - $2400 June- September or Mt. Pleasant, SC - $2700 March - June

  • All Day Bottom Fishing - for up to six people (Carolina Beach) - $2000

  • 3/4 Day Trolling - for up to six people - $1200

  • Half Day Off-Shore Fishing - Morning or Afternoon trip - $600

  • "Family Fun Special"- Morning or Afternoon trip - $500 (Great for first time fishermen and young families!)

  • In-Shore/Near-Shore Fishing - For a 4-7 hour trip either morning or afternoon aboard the, Sea Puppy, for 3 people - call for rates.

Cash, checks, and major credit cards accepted

A non-refundable deposit is required upon booking confirmation. You can reserve your date by credit card, check or cash.


The gods do not deduct from man’s allotted span the hours spent in fishing.
— ~Babylonian Proverb

Answers to Frequently asked questions:

  • The Sea Hound is USCG certified to carry up to six passengers (the Coast Guard limits charter boats to 6).

  • We provide everything needed for fishing; ice, bait, tackle and a professional mate. You only need to bring food and beverages (catering is available for an extra fee), sunscreen, sunglasses, camera, and seasonal clothing. Bring motion-sickness and other medicine if needed.

  • You do not need a fishing license to fish. The Sea Hound provides all state and federal licenses and permits.

  • Tipping the crew is customary and appreciated but not required. The typical amount is 15-20% of the price of the trip.

  • Fish cleaning and packaging for transport is available.

  • Weather is always challenging to predict. We communicate with our clients to make sure fishing is safe and enjoyable.

  • Pleasure Island has many wonderful hotels and restaurants. We will be glad to give recommendations. Your positive. overall experience is important to us!