Captain Rudy was born in the village of Rodanthe and has lived on Hatters Island his entire life. A true Native you might say!! Beginning at a very early age, under the guidance of his mother and father, he learned the techniques and skills required to become a professional fisherman.
Captain Rudy is certified by the USCG as a fishing captain with a 6-pack license, and a member of the Hatteras Harbor Charter Boat Association. Captain Rudy is a trusted and knowledgeable fisherman in the community. The recipient of many citations and trophies from his sport fishing career.
Fishing the waters of the Pamlico Sound, Croatian Sound, Albermarle Sound or the Atlantic Ocean Captain Rudy knows the best locations to catch fish, including the sneaky spots, shoals to rake for clams, and areas to watch the dolphins play. No matter if the trip consists of avid fishermen, or families with children you can rest assured the day will be filled with fond memories.
The Hook Up is a 25.5 foot custom May-Craft boat with a 250 HP 4 stroke Yamaha motor with a sight-casting tower. The sight-casting tower will assure you the best possible chance to spot the big red drum and cobia. The boat is equipped with USCG approved safety equipment, state of the art electronics, live bait well, engine jack plate and fish storage box. Captain Rudy uses only top of the line custom graphite rods made by Jim Focht a professional in his trade. The rods are paired up with Penn Slammers and Shimano Stradic reels.
Bottom line, Captain Rudy knows the waters and how to catch fish.
Cell: (252) 475-4576 Home: (252) 987-2495