Atta Buoy Bowfishing & Flounder Gigging Charters

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Are you looking for something different to do on vacation? 

 Are you an avid bow fisherman looking to try coastal saltwater bowfishing? 

Whether you are an experienced bowfisherman or a beginner that has never tried, Atta Buoy Charters has a fun and exciting adventure for you!

Atta Buoy Charters is your top destination for year around saltwater bowfishing trips in North and South Carolina. Our diverse fishery provides numerous species and a lot of fun shooting. Whether you are after a BAA World Record or just a fun night shooting fish, Atta Buoy is the guide to choose.

Offering bowfishing and flounder gigging charters in NC & SC = Topsail Island, Surf City, Wrightsville Beach, Wilmington, Carolina Beach, Southport, Oak Island, Holden Beach, Myrtle Beach, Surfside Beach, Garden City and Murrells Inlet.

Bowfishing Trips offered

Half Night Rates (4-5 hrs): $500

Full Night Rates (6-8 hrs): $650

Flounder gigging prices are the same & both bowfishing and gigging can occur on the same trip.

$125 Deposit due at time of booking

*Rates are for up to 4 people & pricing includes all equipment and licenses

What saltwater fish do we primarily target?

Areas fished are all in shore and include: intercoastal waterway, inlets, creeks, rivers, and marshes.

Smooth Butterfly Ray



Southern Sting Ray

Black Drum

Speckled Trout

questions & answers

Cash or Credit Cards accepted. There is a $10 additional fee for credit card payments. 

There is a $125 deposit required at the time of booking. No credit card fee is added for the deposit. Trips can be cancelled up to 2 weeks leading to the scheduled trip.  If other last minute situations arise, please just contact me to discuss.

Absolutely!! Kids of all ages are welcome and will have a great time.  I would suggest a half night trip because most younger kids fall asleep before midnight. I have youth bows that are easy for kids to pull back and still powerful to stick a fish.  There is a lot of wildlife for kids to see and keep them entertained.  Kids 12 and under do have to wear a life jacket while underway. I will provide them or if you have your own you are welcome to bring it. 

No, I purchase a license each year that covers everyone on the boat

I provide all equipment and everything needed for the trip. You will just need to bring food & snacks, a cooler to take fish home in, bug spray, and your own bow or equipment if you choose.

Depending on the time of the year, wear the appropriate clothing. Once the sun goes down and the dew falls, it always feels colder than what the weather predicts. Always a good idea to bring a jacket. You will be doing a lot of standing so a comfortable shoe or boot will help.

I do not clean the fish so you will need to make accommodations to take the fish with you and have cleaned. If you do not plan on keeping your catch, let me know ahead of time and I will make arrangements. I do have some videos to show you how to clean the different types of fish.

I will let you know ahead of time the plans based on current weather and tides. Typically, we meet right around sundown. Normal half night trip will be from 8:30 to 1 or so, and a full night would be from 8:30 to 4.

See What People Are Saying About Their Experience With Atta Buoy Charters

"Had an excellent time with Josh! first time bow fishers, and he did a wonderful job of showing us how to use the equipment, and did an excellent job at getting us on sheepshead, black drum, and lots of rays! It's very clear he has a lot of experience, and takes quite a bit of pride in making sure his customers have a great time! Will be back again when we're down in the future!"
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Malhon Godwin
Client - Review via Google
"What an awesome night fishing with an extraordinary talented guide. If you want to be on the fish and have a guy who know's his craft look no further your at the right place. I have been more than impressed with everything Atta Buoy Charters offers. I can't say enough good things about my experience and I will definitely be back next year! Thanks again for a great night."
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Keith Doll
Client - Review via Facebook
"Absolutely a blast! The family and I have made several trips and we have never been disappointed. Do not hesitate to book at trip."
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Travis Rice
Client - Review via Google