Big Bull Charters

Capt. Gary Bulman Wanchese, NC Incorporated Licensed Insured

Welcome to Big Bull Charters, a family friendly charter service that puts customer service and safety above all else! Sailing out of Wanchese, North Carolina, Captain Gary is never far from the bite. Having expertise in both inshore and offshore fishing techniques, how you want to spend your day on the water is up to you! Whether you’re wanting to test your strength against acrobatic Billfish or watch your kids’ excitement as they land their first Spanish Mackerel, Big Bull Charters never disappoints

Come aboard the Big bull, a 36ft Hatteras sport fishing machine. She was completely refurbished in 2008 and receives regular maintenance. The vessel is powered by twin Cummins diesel engines and has been outfitted with state-of-the-art electronics, the latest fishing gear, and all required USCG safety gear. The Big Bull is rigged for both inshore and offshore fishing trips, and onboard you’ll find a variety of comfort features. If you want to escape the elements in between bites, you’ll find ample seating and a full-size toilet in the Big Bull’s Cabin.

Captain Gary Bulman has over 25 years of professional experience fishing the waters off the coast of Wanchese and the greater Outer Banks area. He has a passion for sustainable fishing practices to ensure future generations can enjoy the Outer Bank’s world-renowned fishery for many years to come. If you’re bringing little anglers on board, they’ll have a fun time learning new fishing techniques, Captain Gary is great with kids!

The Outer Banks is widely referred to as the Sportfishing Capital of the World, there are ample fishing opportunities both inshore and offshore! On your inshore fishing charter with Big Bull Charters, the primary species you’ll be catching are: Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, Redfish, Shark, and many other exciting species. The offshore trips aboard the Big Bull are where the true monsters are caught! On these trips you’ll be sailing up to 30 miles off the coast of Wanchese in search of Blue Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna, Tilefish, Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, and more!

Come bend a rod with one of the most respected Captains in the Outer Banks! Captain Gary will provide you with top of the line fishing equipment, decades of local knowledge, and memories that will last a lifetime. Book your fishing trip with Big Bull Charters today!

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  Launch Location

4457 Mill Landing Road, Wanchese

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Trips start at $600

8 Trips

1-6 guests

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2008 36' Sport Fisherman

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

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TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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HALF DAY (AM)

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 6:00am to 10:00am (4 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Trolling will be our primary fishing technique on our action packed half day trips! Get ready to experience the thrill of reeling in some of the Outer Bank's most coveted gamefish. We'll be hooking up on Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and possibly Cobia!

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HALF DAY (PM)

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 10:30am to 2:30pm (4 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

*Start time can be flexible*

Trolling will be our primary fishing technique on our action packed half day trips! Get ready to experience the thrill of reeling in some of the Outer Bank's most coveted gamefish. We'll be hooking up on Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and possibly Cobia!

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HALF DAY SHARK TRIP (AM)

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 6:00am to 10:00am (4 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Our Shark trips are great for vacationers, young families, and any angler wanting to feel the adrenaline rush of landing one of the ocean's top predators! Capt. Gary will have you hooking up on Hammerhead Sharks, Sand Sharks, Bluetip Sharks, and other ferocious species. 

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HALF DAY SHARK (PM)

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 3:00pm to 7:00pm (4 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

*Start time can be flexible*

Our Shark trips are great for vacationers, young families, and any angler wanting to feel the adrenaline rush of landing one of the ocean's top predators! Capt. Gary will have you hooking up on Hammerhead Sharks, Sand Sharks, Bluetip Sharks, and other ferocious species. 

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3/4 DAY TRIP (AM)

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 6:00am to 12:00pm (6 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Come aboard as we cruise up to 10miles offshore to troll for a variety of gamefish! Red Drum, Bluefish, King Mackerel, and Mahi Mahi are just some of the trophies you'll be reeling in!

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3/4 DAY (PM)

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 12:30pm to 6:30pm (6 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

This trip is for the anglers that are wanting to sleep in and take advantage of the afternoon bite! We'll be heading up to 10miles off the coast to troll for a variety of gamefish including King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and other exciting species!

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8HR INSHORE/NEARSHORE

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 6:00am to 2:00pm (8 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Sticking close to the shoreline where the seas are smoother and the bite is red hot! We'll primarily be using light tackle to target exciting game fish such as Amberjack, Redfish, King Mackerel, Cobia, and so much more! 

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8HR BOTTOM HOLE FISHING

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 6:00am to 2:00pm (8 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Are you ready for the deep dropping trip of a lifetime? Come with us as we head up to 30 miles offshore to areas that experience the least amount of fishing pressure! We'll be deep dropping for trophy sized Grouper, Tilefish, and Seabass!

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Fish Species

Amberjack
Blue Marlin
Bluefish
Grouper
King Mackerel
Mahi Mahi
Redfish
Tuna
Wahoo
Yellowfin Tuna

Additional Details

Safety Features

  • Life Jackets
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First-Aid Equipment
  • Flares
  • VHF Radio

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar

Boat Features

  • Cooler
  • Multimedia System
  • Refrigerator

Facilities

  • Salon
  • Toilet

Boat Gear

  • Fighting Chair
  • First Mate
  • Livewell
  • Outriggers

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Price Includes

  • Catch Cleaning & Filleting
  • Fishing License
  • Fresh or Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

Fishing Location

  • Inshore
  • Nearshore
  • Offshore
  • Wreck

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Gary Bulman

Boat Type

Sport Fisherman

Boat Length

36

Year Built

2008

Engine Manufacturer

Cummins

Number of Engines

2

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