Welcome to Custom Sound Charters!

Add some seafaring excitement to your vacation with a variety of fishing and crabbing adventures that are not offered by any other charter fishing business on the Outer Banks! We put forth 100% effort on each and every trip, and it is our top priority that you have a safe, relaxing, and memorable fishing experience.

We currently offer several different trips based out of Hatteras, North Carolina that can accommodate up to six people, including families with young children and those with no prior fishing experience. Browse our available trips below and book a charter today!

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Happy Crabber


A half day calm water, family oriented crabbing and fishing trip perfect for groups with young children or anyone looking for a more relaxed day at sea. We’ll start by pulling blue crabs out of the Pamlico Sound and then spend part of the day fishing or trolling for bluefish, trout, flounder, and more.

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Inlet Adventure

A half or full day trip that can encompass several different types of fishing depending on the conditions, this trip can include light tackle wreckfishing, trolling, and if the conditions are right you can even try sight casting for cobia and red drum. You keep everything you catch!

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Combo Trips

An all-day trolling and bottom fishing trip that starts out pulling high speed baits for wahoo and dolphin (mahi-mahi) on the way out to where you’ll troll and fish for tilefish, triggerfish, king mackerel, and more. You’ll get to fish for whatever is biting the best during your trip to help ensure a great day on the water.

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Light Tackle Trip

A peaceful trip on an 18 foot backwater boat where you can sight cast and fish for red drum, flounder, and bluefish in April, October, and November either in the sound or the ocean. A great off-season adventure for those looking to get away from the main stream for a more peaceful fishing experience.

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