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Address: 1907 Paulette Rd, Morehead City, NC 28557-4730
Phone Number: 252-671-3474
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North Carolina Fishing Guide Service. In Oriental/New Bern we run mixed bag...

North Carolina Fishing Guide Service. In Oriental/New Bern we run mixed bag trips for speckled trout, puppy drum, and flounder that can happen at anytime with peak fishing in spring and fall. The Tarpon arrive in late June and depart by mid-September. The peak for the Giant Red Drum is August/September. In Morehead City / Atlantic Beach there is a year round mixed bag of speckled trout, flounder and mackerel as well as near shore wreck fishing for grouper, amberjacks and more. In May and June there is excellent sight-casting for cobia and offshore dolphin fishing. October and November are the best fly fishing months for false albacore and king mackerel.

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Capt. George / Red Drum

Capt. George did everything possible to put a Unicorn (Tarpon) into the boat but the 88 degree water temperature was not to kind. We ended up fishing for Red Drum and boy was it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Apex, North Carolina
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Apex, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Capt. George did everything possible to put a Unicorn (Tarpon) into the boat but the 88 degree water temperature was not to kind. We ended up fishing for Red Drum and boy was it great. Cant recall how many we caught but it was not stop start to finish. Thanks again for the great fishing and for being a First... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

If you want to catch a blue marlin with a fly rod there is no other boat in the world who can do it like Draginfly.George Beckwith runs the best Bluewater flyfishing operation in the world. We had another successful trip and caught six blue Marlin with a flyrod. We also caught two Sailfish. Even the food aboard the boat... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2016

We enjoyed our sixth adventure in Costa Rica this March and it doesn't get any better than this!!! George has everything planned and timed perfectly from arrival until departure! Can not say enough wonderful things about Down East Guide Service. Their fleet of boats, drivers, and condos are always top notch. A driver with cold beverages meets you right outside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2016 via mobile

Had a great day fishing for Stripers on the Roanoke. Beautiful place and the fishing was very good. Our guide Greg did a great job of getting us on top of fish and making it a fun day. Highly recommend the place and the guide

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Franklinton, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

I recently had George & Anna plan a trip for me and 22 of my closest friends. They did a fantastic job! None of us had ever been to Costa Rica before. We had no idea what to expect. From the minute to landed to the time to we left we had amazing service. Every driver, tour guide, maid and... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

Capt Voliva gave us a day to remember. This was a comfortable boat with a hard working Capt. All for anglers were at ease on this trip. We enjoyed the split day with a good lunch at mid day. We stopped various places and experienced a number of ways to catch big and small fish. At the end of the... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

My daughter and I recently spent a day Cobia fishing. What a great day! All thanks to Capt. George & Down East Guide Service. We caught Cobia, Red Drum, Sharks & more. Spending the day following a large school of Menhaden catching fish and watching the marine life was pretty cool. Nobody works harder than Capt. George to put you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

Everything was 1st Class !! From the airport pickup, the drive to Jaco, Vista Las Palmas condo, the jungle tours, ziplining and GREAT restaurants.We don't know how you and Anna stay so skinny!!! We packed in a week of fun and relaxation even before we got in the "FLY" boats and started fishing!! The captains and mates were top dogs!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 via mobile

George Beckwith has the best guide service for fishing and bird hunting that I have ever dealt with. I fly fish around the world and George never disappoints me. He absolutely gives you everything he promises and more. He is a pleasure to deal with. He has the best boat in Costa Rica, the Dragon fly. You can't go wrong... More 

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Wilmington, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We had great fishing trip in Costa Rica. Everybody had great time thanks to George and his team. We caught seven sailfish and the crew was very helpful

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