Fishing Tours

Come Aboard Headboat Chief Wanchese

Come aboard Headboat Chief Wanchese, where we embark to
plentiful fishing spots starting right at our back door.

Headboat Chief Wanchese Fishing Tours

Fishing Headboat Chief Wanchese operates on the calm waters surrounding Roanoke Island. Our boat was built in 2016, designed for fishing this area in specific.

Coupled with our captains and mates extensive local knowledge and experience, you are able to fish many of the surrounding sloughs and fishing holes only accessible to the Headboat Chief Wanchese. While on your trip, you’ll be able to catch many of our local fish species that we describe in our Local Fish Gallery ahown above. Come with us, you’ll be glad you did! .


Cassandra H


We had such a great time on the tour today! Captain Jay was AWESOME. It was defiantly worth the money thanks again!!!!!!!!

Kelly G

New York

Was a great cruise! Matt and Jay were awesome, very informative. Would highly recommend. Let's not forget Buster!!!

Our Guarantee

We guarantee a safe, fun fishing experience.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1What should we bring?
Plenty of drinks and snacks for the 4 hour trip. Sunscreen is also recommended.
2Do we need to bring any equipment or bait?
Everything you need to catch fish will be provided by the boat.
3Are reservations required?
Yes. A reservation holds your spot on the boat. We do allow walk-ons if room is available. We simply need your name and number in party and a phone number so we can reach you in case something changes (like the weather). A credit card is required to hold your reservation.
4Can I book a private charter?
Absolutely! For details on private cruises please call us at 252-423-1422.
5Will it be a rough ride?
Not at all. The Roanoke sound is protected by the Outer Banks allowing for a smooth easy ride.
6How long do fishing trips last?
All of our fishing trips are 4 hours long.
7Is there an age restriction?
All ages are welcomed aboard the Chief Wanchese.
8What is the best time for a cruise?
Any time is the best time for a cruise!! It is really a personal preference.


Call 252 423 1422


Two 4-Hour Trips
Monday – Saturday

Morning Fishing from 7 to 11 am
Afternoon Fishing from 1 to 5 pm


We ask that you arrive 30 minutes prior to the cruise time.

If you arrive past the time of your scheduled cruise you could miss out.

If you are running late, please call us so we will know how to handle the reservation.