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Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Captain Bob is an avid fisherman of 50 years with the passion to bring the sport of fishing to others. That passion led to the creation of Bob Hensch Charters. 12 year United States Navy Veteran. Licensed and Insured North Carolina Guide. Certified United States Coast Guard Master Captain. Certified in First Aid and CPR through the American Red Cross.



All Charters will be on board "Pittsie" our 21 foot Nautic Star Model 211 Angler, Center Console boat. Named after our beloved Maltese Peekapoo that left us in October 2021. Equipped with a single Yamaha 150 HP four stroke outboard and a fuel capacity of 58 gallons. Lowrance HOOK 7 Fish Finder with Charts and Navionics. Two on board live wells. Min-Kota I PILOT trolling motor with Spot Lock GPS. Bimini top for protection from the sun.


Fishing Charters are typically 5 hours departing from one of the Public or Private boat launches on Belews Lake. Please arrive on time to the appointed location. Please do not park in designated trailer spots. Sorry no pets. Prior to leaving the dock all clients will be required to sign a release of liability waiver and will be briefed on boat safety, location of emergency equipment, and how to properly don a life jacket. Target fish species will be per the clients request. Typical target species are Largemouth and Spotted Bass, Crappie, and Catfish. Time of year, weather, water temperature and conditions will dictate the location of the fish and the level of success. Captain Bob will work hard to provide the best experience and do his best to get you on fish. For Safety purposes the Captain will net and remove hooks from fish. Clients will be shown how to hold a fish for pictures. All fish not being kept will be carefully released back into the lake as soon as possible. Keeping fish for the table is encouraged. Any fish kept must be in season, legal length, and can not exceed the daily limit published by the North Carolina Department of Environmental Conservation. Captain Bob will fillet and bag fish for tips.


Fishing equipment, tackle, and bait will be provided. Boat shoes are preferred. A hat is recommended. Please bring a lunch and your preferred beverages. N0 BANANAS (a long time superstition for bad luck on boats). Bottled water and snacks will be provided. Please bring sunglasses, polarized are preferred. Please bring sunscreen (please no aerosol/spray sunscreen it can remove color from the vinyl cushions), medications, rain gear, or jacket and gloves depending on the weather forecast. Please bring a small cooler if you plan to take home fish. The boat does not have a head (bathroom). Anyone needing to use facilities will be brought to a Marina dock to use the public facilities. Captain Bob will fillet and bag fish for tips.

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