Policies & FAQ's



You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date. Any cancellation after the deadline you will lose the 10% deposit made.


*** Please note that the Captain has the right and can end the charter at any time for rude/vulgar/disruptive behavior, disrespect of persons on the vessel and of the vessel itself. All passengers should respect all crew and captain at all times as well as the vessel. Any damages done to the vessel or confrontations to any of the crew and other passengers will result in cancelling of charter and NO REFUNDS will be given. ***

Weather Cancellation

Weather Cancellation is at the discretion of the Captain. Contact us for more details. 

Trip Costs/Tipping

Your booking price covers: The Captain, the fishing vessel, fuel, rods, reels, lures, tackle, bait and First Mate. It is recommended to tip the First Mate 15%/20% of the total trip fee. 

Fishing Licenses are included. All guests are covered by the Fin Chaser Charters NC blanket license. 

If you have any questions regarding tipping and what is covered with the price of your trip please contact us. See pricing tab for all charters available and their pricing. 

Daily Catches

You keep all catches from trip. Catch and release is allowed. Fish cleaning is available at the docks upon return at $.80 per pound. No other cleaning allowed at docks. 


Charters approved for a 6 guest maximum for all near shore and off shore trips. An inshore trip has a 2 guest maximum. 


All food and drinks are guest's responsibility. Please make sure to plan for enough food and drinks for an entire day. 

*Coolers should have a plug. 

*No glass bottles or containers allowed.



Appropriate attire required. Sunscreen, hats, coat and any other weather appropriate clothing and non-marking shoes are responsibility of the guest. Please be prepared.

Pick Up/Departure

Pick up not available. Transfer to and from departure site is not included in trip rates.


No illegal drugs allowed. If drugs are found or used, trip will be cancelled and no refund will be given.

Damages to Vessel

If for any reason any passenger breaks, ruins, stains or creates any damages to the vessel and items on the vessel there will be a minimum cleaning or replacement fee of $250 (depending on damages and if professional cleaning services are needed). Passengers are responsible for anything they ruin or break on the vessel. Payment for any of the damages or cleaning services will be paid the day of charter. 

Contact Us

Please contact us with any questions or concerns!

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