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Address: 1907 Paulette Rd, Morehead City, NC 28557-4730
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+1 252-671-3474

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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Costa Rica Honeymoon

In December 2016, my husband and I vacationed in Costa Rica for our honeymoon. Prior to planning our trip, all we knew was that we would like to fish in Costa Rica. After... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
Sarah S
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Reviewed 9 April 2017

In December 2016, my husband and I vacationed in Costa Rica for our honeymoon. Prior to planning our trip, all we knew was that we would like to fish in Costa Rica. After speaking with Anna for amount 15 minutes we had an entire trip planned including condo rental, transportation while in Costa Rica, activities and more. Overall, we felt... More 

Thank Sarah S
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

This was hands down one of THE BEST trips that we have ever taken! Anna & George did a tremendous job understanding what we wanted to do and accomplish while we were in country! The service and professionalism that was provided by everyone within Down East Guide Services network of folks in Costa Rica was absolutely amazing. If you are... More 

Asheboro, North Carolina
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Reviewed 7 February 2017

Best vacation we have ever taken. The condo was awesome, the service was first class, and we booked the entire trip in a matter of minutes. George and Anna provided us exactly what we were looking for with no issues or concerns and great recommendations. The fishing was epic as well. Truely the best of everything, all handled by professional... More 

Thank RGH82
1 review
Reviewed 5 January 2017

In Dec. 2016 George and Anna booked my friend and I a trip to Los Suenos Costa Rica, to do a little fishing. From start to finish it was one of the best vacations of my life. Everything was first cabin, from the Condo, to the food, to the boats and crews, and especially the service. Everyone was where they... More 

Thank Mark B
Greensboro, North Carolina
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

George and his staff at Down East Guide Service will work hard to get you a great charter. We had a late start in planning our trip to Atlantic Beach and called George to see if we could book a half day inshore fishing trip. Despite the holiday weekend and letting us know that most of his guides were booked,... More 

Thank Steve N
Apex, North Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 27 August 2016

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 

Thank fishinfoss
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Reviewed 24 July 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 

Thank drl_smit-may
North Carolina
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Reviewed 8 May 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 

Thank krisNC
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Reviewed 18 April 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

Thank Stuart M
Franklinton, North Carolina
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Reviewed 21 January 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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