Skiligal Sportfishing FAQ’s

General Info

Offshore trips leave the dock at Oregon Inlet, NC around 5:00 AM and return around 4:30 PM. On the morning of the trip, Captain Dave will give you your fishing options based on what’s biting and the weather. The Skiligal provides all bait, tackle and ice for your day’s catch.

Charter Size / Number of Anglers

The Skiligal is licensed for up to 6 people. Anglers of all ages are welcome, but please consider the weather and sea conditions when bringing along small children.

Booking Rates and Payment

You can book your trip by calling Captain Dave Peck directly at 252.475.9760 or by calling the Oregon Inlet, NC at 1-800-272-5199.The Skiligal usually leaves the dock between 5:00 and 5:15 am, occasionally later dependent on seasonal light or inlet conditions and returns between 4:00 and 4:30 pm.
A deposit is required to secure your trip.
Payments are accepted by cash, travelers checks, Visa, Mastercard and Discover cards.

Refund Policy

Trips will only be canceled by the Captain due to high winds and rough sea conditions. Refunds cannot be made in advance. Cancellations within three weeks prior to the trip will only be refunded at the Captain’s discretion.

Tipping The Mate

The mate depends on tips. Many people have asked “What is the appropriate tip for the mate?”. Generally, tip like you would in a restaurant, 15% to 20% of the charter fee. More or less depending on the service at your discretion.

What To Bring

Bring enough food and beverages to satisfy your hunger urges. Jackets (depending on the weather), sunglasses (polarized enhance your view), soft sole shoes, sunscreen, cameras and a whole bucket of smiles. Your catch will be kept in the insulated fish box aboard the boat. But you will need to bring coolers to take your catch home.During the summer months, fish cleaning services are readily available at the Fishing Center. Fish cleaning services during the winter striper season is not always guaranteed.