James Holmes

Meet Captain James Holmes

Meet Captain James Holmes and Bonehead Charters

Meet Captain James Holmes, a seasoned seafarer whose maritime journey led him to Hatteras in 1994, driven by a profound connection to the ocean and a love for the great outdoors. Captain James's passion for fishing runs deep, cultivated through years of enjoying it as a cherished recreational pastime with friends and family. In 2007, he elevated his commitment to the maritime world, earning his captain's license and solidifying his dedication to sharing the beauty of the sea and the excitement of fishing with fellow enthusiasts.

As a skilled leader at the helm of unforgettable fishing adventures, Captain James Holmes brings a wealth of expertise to the waters. His versatility as an angler is exemplified in his approach to various techniques, be it trolling, sight casting, or bottom fishing. Captain James embraces each method with finesse and determination, showcasing his adaptability and comprehensive knowledge of fishing techniques.

With an unwavering dedication to ensuring a successful catch, he stands out as a trusted choice for those seeking a thrilling and productive day on the water. Join Captain James for an angling experience that seamlessly combines expertise, passion, and the exhilaration of reeling in the big catch.

Boat details

The 38' Cecil Robbins (Chesapeake Deadrise) is a classic vessel originally constructed in 1976. It boasts a robust 420HP Cummins engine, enabling it to reach a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots, ensuring a swift and exhilarating journey. With a spacious interior and comfortable amenities, this boat can accommodate up to 6 guests, making it an ideal choice for memorable outings on the water.

Bonehead Charters assures a fantastic day on the water that will leave everyone eager to return for another adventure, or perhaps reluctant to ever depart!

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Expertise & Attributes

24 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Master Guide
Saltwater Fishing
Live Bait
Drift Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes:

- Rods, reels & tackle

- Lures and Live Bait

- Valid Fishing License

- First Mate

- Complimentary Catch and Filleting

What to Bring:

- Hat, Sunscreen, Polaroid Sunglasses 

- Wear weather appropriate clothing 

- Food and drinks

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout  

BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.  

GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 3 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability.  

GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit.  

TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip. 

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