First Light Charters

trips from $450

Length: 24 ft

Capacity: 4 persons

Inshore Fishing, Flats Fishing

Wanchese, NC

Welcome aboard First Light Charters! They love being on the water for the first light of the day with a fishing rod in hand. Captain Chris was raised in Kitty Hawk and grew up fishing, surfing, and hunting all over the Outer Banks. Whether you are on a hot bite or just taking in a new perspective of the Outer Banks, Captain Chris loves to show you a good time! Ask questions! He wants this to be a fun learning experience!

Start your light tackle inshore fishing aboard a brand new 2022 24’ custom KenCraft Bay RIder. The skinny draft of a flat bottom boat helps you get into the shallow waters that many boats cannot access. Capt. Chris chooses to fish in a Bay Rider because of its stability and open fishing area. You can comfortably fish with 4 anglers on board.

The trips focus on cruising through narrow marsh passages and over grass flats in search of Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, and Striped Bass. If you’re looking to stay in sight of land and catch some dinner our trip is for you! This is safe family-friendly fun!

As parents, the crew recommends your children are 5 years old or more to come aboard. The boat ride can be a little bumpy for youngsters. They are outfitted with youth life jackets that must be worn at all times for children under 12.

Once aboard, you are covered by an NC blanket fishing license. The crew outfits the boat with new Penn fishing rods and reels yearly. All tackle and bait are also included. Capt. Chris makes sure all you have to do is cast and reel them in!

Come get on the water with First Light Charters!

Targeted Species
Flounder
Redfish
Sheepshead
Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

KenCraft Bay Rider 2460 (Center console) originally built in 2022. Powered by a 150HP Suzuki 4 stroke 2022 engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Light Tackle
  • Popping
  • Trolling

Amenities
  • Fishfinder
  • GPS
  • Ice Box
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes
  • Fishing License
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Rods, reels & tackle

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