Knot Guilty Fishing Charters

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Knot Guilty Fishing Charters is a family-run charter service, operating out of Oak Island, Southport, and Bald Head Island, NC. Captain Bonner Stiller specializes in offshore and nearshore bottom fishing and trolling, and he caters each individual trip to the needs of his customers.

You’ll spend the day aboard a spacious 32’ SeaCraft center console. Riding this machine feels like your flying along the surface of the water with its twin 300 HP Yamaha engines. She comes with state-of-the-art navigational electronics, downriggers, a live bait tank, and a multimedia system. She accommodates up to 6 guests, including kids 4 and older, and everyone can fish at the same time.

On most trips, Capt. Bonner takes his customers between 12 and 15 miles from the coast. On his 10-hour runs, he goes up to 30 miles offshore to target even larger fish. On nearshore trips, most of your targets will include Cobia, Bluefish, Redfish, Gag Grouper, Spanish Mackerel, and Black Seabass. On offshore trips, you’ll be able to target a wider range of fish, including Red and Vermillion Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, Kingfish, and more.

Capt. Bonner loves to accommodate families and teach kids how to fish. His trips are also perfect for fun family excursions as you’ll be able to witness some amazing wildlife while you fish. You might get the chance to see dolphins, pelicans, turtles, and many other creatures!

You’ll be provided with top-quality Penn rods and reels, as well as lures and live bait. Your fishing license is covered as well, so come straight to the dock, and the crew will take care of the rest. After the trip, your captain will offer to clean and fillet your catch so you can take it home and enjoy a delicious meal with your family.

Just be sure to bring sun protection and your own food and beverages. Knot Guilty Fishing Charters is dedicated to showing you an amazing time on the water. Book your trip today an get ready for an exciting adventure off the coast of Southport, NC!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Offshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,200
    up to 6 persons
    Get ready for a full-day fishing extravaganza! You'll head up to 30 miles offshore to target monster species such as Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, Grouper, Snapper, King Mackerel, and more. All necessary fishing gear and licenses are covered. Just bring some sunscreen, sunglasses, a hat, and food and drinks, and the rest will be taken care of.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Offshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $900
    up to 6 persons
    Get ready for an exciting offshore adventure with Knot Guilty Fishing Charters. You can spend the day bottom fishing for different types of Snapper and Grouper or troll for pelagic species such as Kingfish and Mahi Mahi. Rods, reels, tackle, bait, and fishing licenses are all included in the trip. Just bring some sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and some snacks and drinks and you're all set.
  • Private trip
    7 Hour Trip – Offshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $800
    up to 6 persons
    You'll spend the day either trolling or bottom fishing for a range of species, including Mahi Mahi, Kingfish, Amberjack, Snapper, and Grouper. Rods, reels, tackle, and bait are included, as well as your fishing license. Just be sure to pack some sun protection and feel free to bring your own food and beverages as well.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Nearshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    up to 6 persons
    This trip will see you fishing nearshore waters, targeting Red Snapper, Amberjack, Cobia, Kingfish, Black Seabass, and more. All necessary equipment and fishing licenses are included. Just be sure to bring some sun protection and fee free to pack along some snacks and drinks for the ride.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    up to 6 persons
    Sharks! Sharks! and Sharks! That is our main focus on this catch and release trip. These beautiful animals give you one heck of a fight and they have a ferocious bite that never stops.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Nearshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    up to 6 persons
    A 6 hour trip is perfect for fishing tide changes! This trip is ideal for groups that want to stay out a little longer than half a day. We will focus our fishing on nearshore wrecks, artificial reefs, and rocky outcrops. Commonly caught fish on this charter include speckled/gray trout, red drum, flounder, king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, and bluefish.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Nearshore
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $350
    up to 6 persons
    Fish the local wrecks and hot stops of Southport, NC. Some of your target species will include Cobia, Amberjack, Grouper, Snapper, and Spanish Mackerel. Rods, reels, tackle, and fishing licenses are included. Just pack some sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses, and feel free to bring snacks and drinks as well.
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About the Captain

Bonner Stiller
Southport, Carolina del Norte, Estados Unidos
1 Fishing Reports
2 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since Septiembre 2019
Captain Bonner Stiller has been fishing Oak Island for the past 25 years. He recently became a licensed captain and decided to pursue his passion and start a family-run charter business. Capt. Bonner is dedicated to teaching kids and novice anglers how to fish. He loves taking customers aboard, meeting new people, and creating lasting memories. He invites you to join him in Southport, NC for a fun and exciting adventure!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Bluefish Bluefish
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Scamp) Grouper (Scamp)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish

Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Boat Specs

SeaCraft (Center console) originally built in 2006. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
32 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Southport to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Visa
Mastercard
Checks
Cash
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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5.00
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Hudson A.
Charlotte, NC
 5.00
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October fishing trip

VERIFIED   Octubre 19, 2019
Going back for sure boat a lot space on the boat and a lot knowledge about the area that make it very easy to get the trophys...
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Cindy E.
Jefferson, North Carolina
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Fishing with Bonner

VERIFIED   Septiembre 28, 2019
Great experience the Captain made our family fishing experience great.
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