Plan 9 Fishing Charters

Capt. Jim Sabella Hampstead, NC Incorporated Licensed Insured

For exciting action on the Southeastern North Carolina coast come fish with Plan 9 Fishing Charters!

Located in one of the best kept secrets in North Carolina, Hamptead is home to Plan 9 Fishing Charters and Captain Jim Sabella. With over 30 years of experience, Capt. Jim has the methods and skills to get the fish biting. With his extensive knowledge of pelagic species and his love for the sea, you’re sure to have a fun-filled fishing experience that will leave you and your family with the fondest of memories. Capt. Jim welcomes children as some of his precious recollections are those of him fishing as a child.

Capt. Jim skippers a 22’ Center Console powered by a 150HP Mercury Optimax engine. His vessel is outfitted with a cooler and a T-top to shade you from those sunny North Carolina days. Captain Jim encourages you to keep your catch and he has an ice box to keep your fish fresh throughout the day. To ensure the safety of all of his guests life jackets are also on board.

Anglers of all skill level are welcome and encouraged. On your trip with Plan 9 Fishing Charters you’ll be setup for success as all bait is included. The fishing license for you and your guests is also supplied. Ice and water are also provided. You are welcomed to bring soft drinks and snacks. Rain gear is also encouraged.

Plan 9 Fishing Charters offer half day and three-quarter day trips for 4 guests. They use many different methods of fishing. Whether you’re bottom fishing or trolling, night fishing or inshore fishing, you can expect to catch Grouper, Redfish, Snapper, Flounder, King Mackerel, Bluefish, Mahi Mahi, and Shark.

Your enjoyment is Plan 9 Fishing Charters main focus no matter what you reel in.  Grab your sunglasses and sunscreen when you book your trip with Plan 9 Fishing Charters for what’s sure to be a fun-filled adventure!!

833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)

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  Launch Location

613 Lewis Road, Hampstead

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Trips start at $425

2 Trips

1-4 guests

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2008 22' Center Console

150 HP engine(s)

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch



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Includes 4 guests

Trip time: 6:30am to 11:30am (5 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

5 hour trip is either inshore or near shore. We target what is in season and available with a short run. We catch most of the species listed on a 5 hour trip.

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3/4 DAY

Includes 4 guests

Trip time: 6:00am to 1:00pm (7 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

  Our 7 hour trip gives us more time to head a little further offshore and target species like grouper and mahi mahi when available, or just more fishing time. 

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Fish Species

Black Seabass
King Mackerel
Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Mahi Mahi
Red Grouper
Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout
Striped Bass

Additional Details

Boat Features

  • Cooler

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

About the Vessel


Capt. Jim Sabella

Boat Type

Center Console

Boat Length


Year Built


Engine Manufacturer

Mercury Optimax

Number of Engines


Engine Horsepower

150 HP

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