Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Reel Knotty Fishing Charters

Where does Reel Knotty Fishing Charters fish?

We fish the Emerald Isle area, including Atlantic Ocean, Emerald Isle, Bogue Sound, New River.


What are the target fish?

Target fish include Spanish Mackerel (Also Called Atlantic Spanish Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel), King Mackerel (Also Called Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel  ), Wahoo  (Also Called Ono, Ono Malani, Hoo, Pacific Kingfish, Malata kingfish, Queen fish, Paala, Paere, Peto, Sierra, Solandra, Serra-da India, Kamasu-Sawara, Acantocibio, Cavala de India, Keskas, Kin Fis, Mersad, Kinkfish, Peto, Guarapucu, Thazard batard), Atlantic Sailfish (Also Called ), Cobia (Also Called Black Salmon, Crab Eater, Lemon Fish, Sergeant Fish  ), Black Sea Bass (Also Called Sea Bass  ), Bluefish (Also Called Elf, Tailor, Shad)


Where in Emerald Isle to we meet our guests?

We meet at 7113 Canal Dr ( 7113 Canal Dr, Emerald Isle, NC 28594, 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.


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