We specialize in light tackle fishing the backwater and nearshore waters of the Cape Fear Region.  Come aboard and sight fish for redfish on the flats with us and see some of the prettiest shallow water flats on the east coast.  We are family friendly and have boats equipped with tops for sun protection on those hot summer days.  For the technical angler we have boats set up for sight fishing and fly fishing.  No matter your skill level or fishing style we can taylor a trip for you and your party. 


2011 IFA Redfish Tour Surf City, NC Champs

Capt Ren and Hurricane Drew are back to back IFA Surf City Champs.  With the win we secured the 2011 IFA Redfish Tour Atlantic Division Team of the Year for the third year in a row. 

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2013 Low Country Redfish Cup Championship Title


                                               OUR CAPTAINS
Captain Rennie Clark Jr has been fishing the coastal waters of NC for thirty one years.  Captain Ren is one of the most successful professional redfish anglers in the country. He has fished professional redfish tournaments from North Carolina to Louisiana.  Capt Ren and his fishing partner Hurricane Drew have compiled three IFA Redfish Tour Atlantic Division Titles in a row (2009, 2010, 2011).  They Captured the IFA Redfish Tour "Cabelas National Team of the Year" title in 2010.  Capt Ren's experience fishing coastal waters all up and down the east coast has given him the ability to find fish under any conditions even in new waters.  Whether it comes to catching striped bass, redfish, trout, or any of our other coastal game fish you can count on Captain Ren to put you on them.  Tournament Trail Charters offers inshore/near shore fishing charters in Wilmington,  NC, Wrightsville Beach, Figure Eight Island, Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Topsail Beach, Bald Head Island, and Southport.  Rest assured whether you are a seasoned fly angler or a beginner you will have a great day on the water.

Capt. Shannon is a seasoned fisherwoman and outdoors enthusiast.  She has appeared on several fishing websites as well as fishing magazines and publications.  She and Capt Ren won the 2013 Low Country Redfish Cup Championship.  Shannon was featured on the cover of the Fisherman's Post in 2013 holding a trophy sheepshead.  In June of 2013 she was voted Saltwater Sportsman "Fish Babe" on their website.  At a very young age she learned to hunt and fish on and around the Pamlico Sound.  She knows our local waters in the Wrightsville and Carolina Beach area very well.  Whether you are looking for a family day on the water or some family friendly fishing she is your captain.  Trips for Dolphin and bird watching,  shell hunting, sunset cruises, eco tours, and rides to Masonboro Island are also available.  Come experience the best of the Cape Fear region with Captain Shannon.

This photo landed Capt Shannon "Saltwater Sportsman Fish Babe" in June 2013.  Click the photo above to visit Saltwater Sportsman's website.