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Capt. Don is second on the left


Captain Chuck Harrill was born in St. Joseph, Mo. 57 years ago.  He has a love of saltwater fishing, being on the ocean and meeting new people.  He started salt water fishing in 1978 after moving to the North Carolina coast and hasn,t stopped since.

Chuck got his license as a U. S. Merchant Marine Officer in 1984. He has taken over 10,000 people fishing and brought them all back too!





Captain Ray Rothrock was born in Thomasville, NC.  He is 61 and grew up in Kure Beach, NC.  He has a Masters U. S. Merchant Marine Officers license.  He operated his own charter and commercial fishing business until 1995 when he came to work with Carolina Beach Fishing, LLC.  He retired from the U. S. Navy after serving 22 years.

Ray is serving his second term as Mayor of Carolina Beach and he is a member and past president of the Pleasure Islands Fisherman's Association.   He also belongs to the National Association of Charter Boat Operators, The Cape Fear Blue Water Fishing Club and the Got-Em-On Live Bait Fishing Club. He loves to fish and meet new people.

Ray runs the "Flapjack"


Captain Bill Kane grew up fishing the waters off Carolina Beach. Throughout his childhood he was constantly interested in learning about the waters, boats, and most of all the fish.

Bill is our youngest Captain.  He came with us 3 years ago and started as a first mate.  In short time he was offered a position as Captain and has since enjoyed a great reputation for being  very enthusiastic, caring and hard working.  He has earned the respect of the other charter operators in our area and has already built a strong following of the people that he has taken fishing.   He is a licensed  U. S. Merchant Marine Officer.




Captain Don Pierce is the captain of the "Blue Marlin"   He as lived in Carolina Beach for thirteen years and has fished this boat for the last 5 years.  He has a U. S. Merchant Marine Officer's License. 

Don grew up in Swansboro, NC and has fished most of his life. His Dad taught him and his brother to fish. Don says that he loves his life here as a boat captain and will do it the rest of his life.  He enjoys the offshore blue water fishing but King Mackeral fishing is his passion. 



This page was updated 2/25/2001