FISHING LICENSES ??   We’ve got you covered! 
Carnivore has a North Carolina Blanket Fishing License. No individual NC Recreational Fishing Licenses are required for our passengers!
Charter Rates and Payment: 


                All Day Offshore:      $2,000.
                Half Day Near Shore:   $1,000.

Tournament Charter:  $ (Call Capt. Ed or check Tournament Schedule for Pricing.)

Foreign Port Charters: $ Contact Capt. Ed to find out where Carnivore will be next winter. 

$200. Deposit is required in advance of all charters, with the balance due at the end of charter day. 


Payments can be made by cash, check,or credit card (via Pay Pal-see below). Deposit will be returned in full if Captain determines sea conditions and or weather prohibits safe and sensible fishing, otherwise they are non-refundable. 
                 * Tips are customary on charters and appreciated. 


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(Maximum 6 passengers all charters)

All Day Offshore trips generally leave at first light

and return between 5 and 6PM. Depending on sea conditions and where the bite is, we normally run about 2 1/2 hours to and from the fishing grounds, allowing for 7 hours of fishing time. Depending on the season, typical target species can include; Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, Sailfish, White Marlin, Blue Marlin and Grouper.

All Day Near Shore trips also leave at first light, but normally return around 2:00PM. This trip also allows for approximately 7 hours fishing time. Depending on the season, typical target species can include; Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, Sailfish, Cobia, False Albacore, Amberjack and sharks. 

Half Day Near Shore trips typically leave at at first light, fish  for 3 hours and return  back to the dock by 10:30AM. Depending on the season, Typical Target Species may include Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, Bluefish, False Albacore, Cobia and small sharks.

Picnic Charter: This trip normally leaves at about 9:00AM and

returns by 4:00PM. It includes a cruise to either Shackleford Banks or

Cape Lookout. The day will normally include swimming, beach walks,

dolphin watching and lounging on the boat soaking up some Carolina sun.

Included with this charter are light breakfast, snacks, lunch and soft beverages. 

(Day trips to Beaufort Waterfront or Oriental can be arranged,

please call for pricing).

Tournament Charters: Carnivore is available for charter on almost

all billfish tournaments between Maryland and North Carolina. Please

contact Captain Ed for pricing. Click this Link to 2012: Tournament Schedule.


Carnivore is family owned and operated. We would love to have you as a

guest aboard our boat.  While fishing Captain Ed Petrilli will be assisted by

one or more of his three sons as mate for the day. Justin, Anthony and

Gianno all have extensive fishing experience. They are seasoned mates who

have traveled throughout the Mid Atlantic,Bahamas, Mexico, Caribbean,

Panama and Costa Rica. They will always keep your comfort, safety and

enjoyment a priority.  Read more: About The Crew.

You will enjoy the many amenities that Carnivore has aboard; including AC, Sat TV, Microwave, Ice Maker, Water Maker, Two Heads and Rocking Stereo ready for your ipod. There is plenty of room to relax in the saloon, up on the bridge or in the cockpit where the action is. Carnivore is also equipped with all required Coast Guard safety equipment, including an 8 man life raft. READ MORE... "ABOUT THE BOAT"

Carnivore has a full arsenal of IGFA tackle to handle any type

of Blue Water or inshore fishing you desire, but Blue Water is our

specialty. The crew will always provide premium quality and expertly

rigged baits and deploy the best tactics to entice the target species. Our

galley has refrigerator and freezer space for your use and beverage

coolers with plenty of ice on the boat for you to store your drinks.  

Breakfast and Lunch can be provided at request (please call for prices).

Do It Yourself fish cleaning station is available at our dock for those handy with a knife. 

(Fish cleaning is not included in price of charter, although fish cleaning is available for hire at the nearby Morehead City waterfront.)