FAQ

How do we book?

Easy. Just click this link, then select a tour and date.

What do we need to bring?

Sunglasses, Sunscreen (preferably not the aerosol spray), appropriate clothing, towel, food, and drink.

Do I need to have any experience?

No, we cater to everyone from the first timer to the seasoned pro.

Do we tip the mate?

Tips are greatly appreciated for excellent customer service. The industry standard is 15% – 20%.

Do we need fishing license?

No, you are covered under our blanket licenses for the boat.

Do we need to bring our own tackle/rods?

No, we have you covered, but if you would like to bring you own rod you are welcome. Please notify the captain ahead of time if you plan to bring your own rod.

What if we need to cancel?

We have a 14-day cancellation notice so you can receive your deposit back less 4% cancelation fee.

What if the weather is bad?

If the weather doesn’t allow us to fish and we can’t reschedule your trip we will refund a 100% of your security deposit.

What do we do for seasickness?

We recommend taking dramine or bonnie as the recommended dose on the bottle. Also, there are several different options available including patches you put behind your ear to wrist bands. You can find all of these methods of sea sickness prevention at our local tackle stores.

Can we bring alcohol?

Yes, you may bring alcohol but glass bottles are prohibited.

Do you have Social Media?

Yes! We are on Facebook and Instagram follow us to keep up with what we are catching!

Today, Captain Nelson understands that these memories bring true connection to family and friends. For these reason Captain Nelson strives to make your day out on the water as comfortable and enjoyable as possible because he has a true passion for fishing and care for others. Captain Nelson is looking forward to serving and creating these everlasting memories for you!

Captain Nelson of Topsail Fishing Company