Shrimp Boat Charter Information

We offer 3.5-hour to 4-hour shrimp trawling charter trips and fishing charters for up to 6 passengers, July thru October.  No weekend charters are available.  We accept cash and credit cards.  No checks, please.  Shrimping Charters and Fishing Charters are $550.00, and two-hour afternoon tours are $225.00.

July 1 - October timeslots:
Morning: 6:00am - 10:00am
Mid-day: 10:00am - 2:00pm
Afternoon Eco Tour:  2:00 - 4:00 (through 10/13, Note:  This is a back channel nature tour, not a shrimp charter).

Reserve your charter trip now.

Hallie M Shrimp Boat Charter
Captain Barry

About the Captain

Captain Barry Sweitzer has been a commercial fisherman since 1980 and has fished on the Chesapeake Bay and now on the waters of the Outerbanks.  He operates the Hallie M as a full-time Shrimp Boat.

A licensed USCG captain since 1998.


“I will personally guarantee that your trip will be the best experience the Hallie M. can offer!”

~ Capt. Barry Sweitzer

A Real Working Shrimp Boat!

Engine photoThe Hallie M. is a 40’ custom-built fishing boat powered by a Cummins diesel engine.

The Hallie M. has a full electronics package and all up to date safety equipment on board.

The Hallie M. has a shaded deck area and also a toilet.

Hallie M Interior
Outer Banks Shrimp Charter Shrimp Haul

The Catch

crabsWe will pull a trawl and sort through the catch to harvest shrimp, crabs, or fish!

All of legal size are ALL yours to keep! No fishing license is required.

All shrimping, fishing, and crabbing trips will be done in the sounds around Roanoke Island.

We usually catch a good amount; sometimes, though, the catch may vary.

The Trip

You will need a cooler for your catch, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat plus any food and drink. Bottled water and ice provided, no glass containers, please!

All other items related to the trip are provided including gloves

Please wear non-slip shoes or boots. Wet decks can be slippery!

*We will have a mate who will work to make sure your trip is a success. The mate works for tips (20% is customary). Thank you.

OBX Shrimp Charter Trip

The Location

The Hallie M. is located at the Wanchese Marina at 4457 Mill Landing Road Wanchese, NC.

GPS Coordinates: 35.842502, -75.622092

Look for the boat with the big green shrimp net! (last slip down on left side of basin)