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Down East Guide Service

1907 Paulette Rd, Morehead City, NC 28557-4730
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Costa Rica 2017

We had such a blast last year on a trip booked by George and Anna, we couldn't wait to do it again... read more

Reviewed 11 January 2018
Mark B
Giant Red Drum Trip to Oriental, NC

Once again Down East Guide Service delivered a fantastic trip for me and my family. I have fished... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Sammy B
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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North Carolina Fishing Guide Service. In Oriental/New Bern we run mixed bag trips for speckled trout, puppy drum, and flounder that can happen at anytime with peak fishing in spring and fall. The Tarpon arrive in late June and depart by mid-September. The peak for the Giant Red Drum is August/September. In Morehead City / Atlantic Beach there is a year round mixed bag of speckled trout, flounder and mackerel as well as near shore wreck fishing for grouper, amberjacks and more. In May and June there is excellent sight-casting for cobia and offshore dolphin fishing. October and November are the best fly fishing months for false albacore and king mackerel. We are also the managing partners of Dragin Fly Fishing Charters (see our TripAdvisor page) in Costa Rica based out of Los Suenos Marina and Resort. We specialize in fishing packages, family vacations, corporate trips and honeymoons. All trips are customized and can include fishing, accommodations, transportation and tours. Go with someone who know! George and Anna have been working in Costa Rica for over 20 years. Let us help you plan your next adventure!
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1907 Paulette Rd, Morehead City, NC 28557-4730
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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We had such a blast last year on a trip booked by George and Anna, we couldn't wait to do it again. Again, everything went perfect on our trip from Dec 8-14. Even the weather cooperated, and we had very little rain, if any on...More

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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Once again Down East Guide Service delivered a fantastic trip for me and my family. I have fished with them in Costa Rica where everything was turn key, handled first class from the moment we stepped off the plan. But this trip was to show...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

Dear George and Anna, Wanted to give you many thanks for helping put together a wonderful trip. The Drivers "Miaygi" and Mauricio were outstanding both as guides and drivers. They both took a lot of pride in their jobs and their country. They were incredibly...More

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Reviewed 9 April 2017

In December 2016, my husband and I vacationed in Costa Rica for our honeymoon. Prior to planning our trip, all we knew was that we would like to fish in Costa Rica. After speaking with Anna for amount 15 minutes we had an entire trip...More

Thank Sarah S
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

This was hands down one of THE BEST trips that we have ever taken! Anna & George did a tremendous job understanding what we wanted to do and accomplish while we were in country! The service and professionalism that was provided by everyone within Down...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2017

Best vacation we have ever taken. The condo was awesome, the service was first class, and we booked the entire trip in a matter of minutes. George and Anna provided us exactly what we were looking for with no issues or concerns and great recommendations....More

Thank RGH82
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

In Dec. 2016 George and Anna booked my friend and I a trip to Los Suenos Costa Rica, to do a little fishing. From start to finish it was one of the best vacations of my life. Everything was first cabin, from the Condo, to...More

Thank Mark B
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

George and his staff at Down East Guide Service will work hard to get you a great charter. We had a late start in planning our trip to Atlantic Beach and called George to see if we could book a half day inshore fishing trip....More

Thank Steve N
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

Capt. George did everything possible to put a Unicorn (Tarpon) into the boat but the 88 degree water temperature was not to kind. We ended up fishing for Red Drum and boy was it great. Cant recall how many we caught but it was not...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

If you want to catch a blue marlin with a fly rod there is no other boat in the world who can do it like Draginfly.George Beckwith runs the best Bluewater flyfishing operation in the world. We had another successful trip and caught six blue...More

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