Mattanza is able to have more anglers than the competition
they are not tied down with the same pricing structures.
Most charter boats charge a fixed rate for the boat for the
entire day's fishing. That rate for these private charters
might be anywhere from $1100 to $2000 depending on the
boat's size, distance traveled, and overall expenses. In
order to charter one of these private trips most chartering
groups will try to have the maximum of six anglers in order
to spread out the expenses as much as possible. Mattanza is
able to take up to eleven anglers which is almost double the
amount needed on other private charters and it means that
the price per person is only about half the standard per
fisherman for a private charter.
of the number of anglers, open boat charters are usually
done bottom fishing or drift fishing catching species like
mahi, cobia, triggerfish, amberjack, snapper and grouper.
Facebook page to view pictures of the great
catches they produce every day.
an associate member of the Walk-On Sportfishing team. Open
boat charters in some areas are referred to as walk-on
charters. In NC this type of charter is called a makeup
charter. Sharky's Tackle and Charters in Duck, North
Carolina specializes in putting individual anglers together
Outer Banks makeup charters.