Travis Speight

Meet Captain Travis Speight


Have an unforgettable experience in Emerald Isle with Reel Knotty Fishing Charters. Whether you want to explore nearshore or offshore fishing, this North Carolina fishing charter is prepared to make it happen. Captain Travis Speight, a professional angler, will be your guide throughout your journey. Pack your bags and check out what this charter has in store for you.

Captain Travis Speight, at the helm of Reel Knotty Fishing Charters in the scenic Emerald Isle, NC, brings an impressive 31 years of experience to the table. With a deep-rooted passion for the sea and a wealth of knowledge, Captain Travis has honed his skills over the years, making him a trusted and respected figure in the local fishing community. His expertise extends across various fishing techniques and the ever-changing patterns of the marine ecosystem, ensuring that each trip with Captain Travis is not only productive but also educational. Whether it's navigating the inshore waters or venturing offshore, his dedication to providing exceptional fishing experiences shines through, making him the ideal captain for anglers of all levels of expertise.

Captain Travis ensures that your fishing experience aboard Reel Knotty Fishing Charters in Emerald Isle, NC is nothing short of exceptional. Setting the stage for success, you'll embark on a reliable and well-built 31' Contender center console vessel, equipped with state-of-the-art navigational devices including GPS and a fishfinder. These modern tools enhance your chances of a productive and rewarding session on the waters, as you'll be guided to the prime fishing spots with precision. The vessel is also thoughtfully outfitted with outriggers, enabling successful trolling and bottom fishing for a diverse range of species. With ample space on board, up to six anglers can partake in this extravagant adventure, creating memories and sharing the excitement of reeling in remarkable catches together. Captain Travis's dedication to ensuring a top-notch fishing experience shines through every aspect of the journey, making Reel Knotty Fishing Charters the perfect choice for an unforgettable angling escapade.

The waters of Emerald Isle are home to a wide range of fish species. You’ll be busy reeling the mighty King Mackerel, Mahi, Wahoo, Cobia, and more. The captain provides a variety of fishing techniques you can delve into.

Worry not if this is your first time fishing, this charter accommodates anglers of all skill levels. They will also cover the necessary fishing gear and your fishing licenses. Plus, Capt. Travis will even clean and fillet your catch, at the end of your trip. All you need to bring is snacks and drinks to keep you refreshed. There’s an icebox available onboard!

Let Reel Knotty Fishing Charters take you to the prolific waters of Emerald Isle. Reserve your spot today! 

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Expertise & Attributes

32 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Saltwater Fishing
Live Bait
Deep Sea Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Fishing Poles
Live Bait
Medical Supplies

Good to Knows

Trip Includes:

  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait & Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

What to Bring?

  • Sunglasses, Sunscreen & Hats
  • Snacks & Drinks
  • Wear Weather-Appropriate Clothing

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout


BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.


GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 14 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability.


GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit.


TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip.

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Thank you for visiting the footer page of Reel Knotty Fishing Team, your premier fishing charter in Emerald Isle, NC, led by Captain Travis Speight. Our dedicated team is committed to providing unforgettable fishing experiences in the picturesque waters of Emerald Isle. With a wealth of knowledge and expertise, Captain Travis Speight ensures that every fishing trip is tailored to your preferences and guarantees a successful and thrilling adventure. Explore our website for more information on our fishing charters, including inshore, nearshore, and offshore options, as well as specialized trips targeting specific species such as red drum, flounder, and Spanish mackerel. Book your charter with Reel Knotty Fishing Team today and make lasting memories on the beautiful waters of Emerald Isle, NC.

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