Captain Jay is an experienced captain who will share with you his love of fishing. New anglers will enjoy catching fish as he knows where to find them. Previous customers continue to return to fish with him for the same reason. Everyone will have a great time.
Captain Jay is a certified USCG captain and understands the responsibilities of getting you safely to and from the fishing grounds. Captain Jay started fishing fresh water lakes and rivers all over the east coast at a an early age. For the past 15 years he has lived and fished the waters around Hatteras. He mated on several of the top boats in Hatteras mastering his skills before becoming the Captain of the Runaway.
You will love fishing with Captain Jay as he likes to mingle, joke and fish with his customers. He is a Captain that loves seeing the customers experience the joy of fishing. When trolling in the gulf stream, he loves to target Gaffer Dolphin (mahi mahi), Wahoo, Yellow Fin Tuna, Black Fin Tuna and all Bill Fish. If you prefer to bottom fish, Captain Jay likes to deep drop for golden tile, triggers, snappers, grouper and black sea bass.
His love of fishing has made him become one of the top fishermen on Hatteras Island. Captain Jay will give you one of your best fishing trips that you will not forget.
Runaway is a 46′ Carolina boat built by Sheldon Midgett in Wanchese, NC. She has a large comfortable cabin with A/C and heat. The boat is also equipped with top notch electronics such as NAV- NET navigation system, furuno depth finders, radar and temperature gauges. She offers the finest in fishing gear such as Penn and Shimano rod and reels. USCG safety equipment. She has a large cockpit that will accommodate 6 fisherman very comfortable with a fighting chair and 2 helm chairs.