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708 Harbor Rd, Wanchese, Roanoke Island, NC 27981-9606
+1 252-305-8862
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 11 August 2010

We just took the 4 hour tour this morning with my 8 year old twin girls. They absolutely loved picking out the fish, shrimp and crab. There was a sense of excitement with every net that was emptied on the table. Kid Friendly version of...More

10  Thank yukonhowls
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Reviewed 22 June 2012

Tour was what we expected however I believe that the large sign posted on the boat requesting a 20% customary tip is arrogant. And the Captain wondered why his trips were down?

1  Thank jks1949
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Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

7 minutes ago I cannot say enough good things about Grand Pa's Charters. We booked them for 8-4-18. It was like fishing with your buddies. Captain Russell put us on the fish and we limited out on Tile Fish with 4 being citation size. This...More

Thank Dennis S
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Our family participated in the four hour shrimp and crab trip. The captain and first mate were excellent and knowledgeable. At the end of our trip, we took 65 pounds of fresh shrimp and 28 crabs home. Great people! Recommend!

Thank Von M
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is a great way to entertain your family for a couple of hours or even all day. Everyone learns something about the commercial fishing way of life on his shrimp and crab charters. Best of all, you keep your catch. Come midsummer when the...More

Thank 1chzobxnc
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

This was awesome an awesome experience for the entire family and everyone enjoyed it. They were great with our boys and made sure they helped and were very hands on. Our boys loved every second and will never forget this trip. Highly recommend!!

Thank chloe j
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We went on a family vacation to the Outer Banks and were looking for a boat that could accommodate 10 people for a day of fishing. We could not have been happier with our outing. The captain put us on the fish including a bunch...More

Thank court51260
Reviewed 31 August 2017

We had a tour booked for a Sunday afternoon, and the captain called to let us know that the waters were rough and we may want to reschedule. While we were disappointed that we didn't get to go that day, we were so grateful they...More

Thank Kristy A
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Captain Russell and Mike run a first class operation. Our family of four had four hours of fun sorting through fish, shrimp and crabs. This is now going to be an annual event for our family when we head to the OBX. The 40+lbs. of...More

Thank elliot12miller
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

We went out with Grandpa's charters the first day of June with our hearts set on crabbing. There were 6 in our party, 3 of which were children. It turned into much more than simply net-in-water crabbing. The humerous crew were very knowledgeable and taught...More

Thank LightPacker652418
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

It was an amazing trip with our family. Grandpa's Charter worked with us changing our original date. We caught 30lb of shrimp and a few dozen crabs. The kids said they wanted to do it again the next day. We will definitely do it again...More

Thank jgrip
Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

A trip my 7 and 10 year old will always remember. The captain and first mate Austin were fabulous with me and my kids, they took the time to explain everything about what they were doing. My kids actually learned about crabs and all the...More

1  Thank Tim G
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