Morehead City and Atlantic City, North Carolina trolling, bottom fishing and deep sea fishing for Blue Marlin, Red Snapper, Amberjack, Tuna and more

Atlantic Beach and Morehead City Charter Fishing

From the time you arrive at the Capt. Stacy Fishing Center until the time you depart you'll experience pleasure after pleasure.You'll board one of the finest fishing vessels along the

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east coast, skim over the clean blue waters of the Atlantic to troll or bottom fish where the big prizes are anxiously waiting to strike.

The beautiful water of the Atlantic Ocean and the deep blue of the Gulf Stream located off Atlantic Beach, Morehead City, Beaufort, and Emerald Isle North Carolina are considered by many, A Fisherman's Paradise.

Whether its Deep Sea Bottom Fishing on the Capt. Stacy IV headboat for Red Snapper, Grouper, Trigger Fish, Black Sea Bass and Amberjack or Sports Fishing on a charter boat for Blue Marlin, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel or Spanish Mackerel, The Capt. Stacy Fishing Center which is centrally located on the Atlantic Beach Causeway has the boat for you. 

The Crew 

Capt. Sonny Davis (the main man) can help you with anything that has to do about fishing He started the business back in 1960 which he learned from his father. Loretta & Joyce (daughter & wife of Capt. Sonny) along with Faith , Terry , & Kathy will be more than willing & able to help you with any fishing and reservation questions that you may have. They will try to book you on the boat that will be best suited to your needs.

Capt. Maurice Davis Jr. is a 3rd generation captain. Maurice has the experience of running the Capt. Stacy IV since 1982. Before that he worked with his farther Capt. Sonny Davis who has over 50 years as a captain.

We pride ourselves in having a helpful, friendly, and experienced crew. Joseph Davis is the 1st mate and is the brother of Capt. Maurice he has been doing his job for the last 20 years. Joe along with the other mates will try to give you a helpful enjoyable time.

Aboard Capt. Stacy IV

Capt. Stacy IV is a 83ft headboat equipped with some of the most modern electronics available, and was recently repowered in the Spring of 2008. The Capt. Stacy IV is licensed for 100 passengers But! keeps passenger loads to 80 passengers or less on an offshore trip.

There is a wide selection of charter boats available. Whether you are looking for something simple or luxurious we can find the boat for your group. Our boats range in size from 32ft to 65ft. All boats in our facility are kept in top-notch shape keeping up with current USCG regulations for safety of passengers.

Trips and Rates

Full Day Bottom Fishing
Fishing 30 to 50 miles offshore in the beautiful Atlantic Ocean for Red Snapper, Silver Snapper, Grouper, Trigger Fish, Sea Bass, Amberjack and Spot Tail Porgies


Departs 6:00 am - 5:00pm.
March 1st thru Nov. 30th (Mon, Weds, Fri, & Sat)
Jan. & Feb (Weekends only) 

  • Adult - $100.00.
  • Child (12 & under) - $65.00.
  • Rider - $50.00 Schedule & pricing subject to change: call to confirm prices and schedules 

Half Day Bottom Fishing
Half Day trips are a great alternative for the whole family if you do not have the time for a full day trip. Fishing 15 to 18 miles out in the Atlantic Ocean you are able to catch Black Sea Bass, Spot Tail Porgies and the occasional Grouper and Vermillion Red Snapper. This trip will give you time for fishing in the morning and you will get back to the dock early enough to enjoy other activities. 


Departs 7:00 am - Returns 1:00 pm
March 24th - thru- Sept. 29th - Tues, Thurs, & Sunday

  • Adult - $65.00
  • Child - $50.00
  • Rider - $50.00

Shark Fishing
For something different the Capt. Stacy IV offers night time Shark Fishing Trips. Sand Sharks, Tiger & Black Tip are among the few species just waiting to take a bite out of something. Getting hooked up with one of these can prove to be very exciting.


Departs 6:00 pm - returns 10 pm Tues & Thurs
Departs 7:00 pm - Returns 11pm every other Sat 
Starts Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day weekend 

  • Adult - $55.00
  • Child - $45.00

24 Hour Overnight Bottom Fishing
This Trip has become quite popular for the serious fisherman. With extended hours of fishing time and a two day bag limit this trip is known for bringing in an abundance of fish. 


Depart at 7:00 pm Saturday and return 7:00 pm Sunday every other weekend.

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  • Adult - $185.00 p/p

2017 - 24 Hour Overnight Trips
Available Dates

March   04-05, 25-26
April     08-09, 22-23
May      06-07 , 20-21
June     03-04, 17-18
July      01-02, 15-16, 29-30
Aug:    12-13, 26-27
Sept    09-10 , 23-24
Oct      07-08, 21-22
Nov     04-05, 18-19

Private Sports Fishing Charters

Capt. Stacy Fishing Center has been the one stop place to meet all our fishing needs for over 15 years. No need to call all over the place to put together

a trip. Whether it's bottom fishing for those delicious Red Snapper, Grouper, Trigger Fish, or It's the Big One you're after it can be handled at the Capt. Stacy Fishing Center. We can arrange a fun packed day for Tuna, Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Wahoo on a Private Sports Fishing Charter carrying 6 passengers. There is a variety of boats to choose from. Just let us know your needs whether it's a company trip or a family outing we'll help you arrange a boat that best meets your needs. Box lunches can also be arranged. Fish Cleaning is also ava upon your return to the dock.

Winter Blue Fin Trips are a blast also. 

All Charters carry 6 Passengers or less. (Prices on sports fishing charters vary according to amenities and size of the boat.)

HALF DAY: (apprx 5 hrs)
$450.00 to $600.00

3/4 DAY: (apprx 8 hrs)
$800.00 to $1,000.00

FULL DAY: (apprx 11 hrs)
$1,450.00 to $1,750.00

Frequently Asked Questions

Reels: 4/0 to 6/0 reels
Hooks: 2/0 to 5/0
Line: 40 to 80 lb test line

We use boston mackerel & squid. You may purchase specialty bait in our tackle shop.

Yes! We have a fish cleaning service here at the dock.

Yes. This is best done by calling the number listed below. We also require a deposit of $ 25.00 p/p to hold reservations. This can be done after you make your reservation. By mailing in a check or money order or you may use any major credit card to hold reservation.

Prices Include: Rods & Reels, Bait, Tackle and we keep your fish Iced down and seperated while you are on the boat. We have a complete galley where you can purchase hot and cold food & beverages.

Absoutly NO Empty coolers (coolers are considered empty unless they contain food and/or sodas) and must be smaller than 48 quart - Limit one cooler per person on the 24 hr trip. on all other trips one cooler per group of 4 or less. NO EXCEPTIONS!!! 

Call the number below to reserve your Half-Day, Full-Day, Bottom Fishing, Shark Fishing, Private Charter, or 24 Hour Overnight trip with Captain Stacy.