Inshore / Backwater Light Tackle

Starting at $475 total | 4 - 6 Hours | Flats, Inshore, River | 1 - 2 People | Trip #1773

About Your Trip

Your adventure begins within the beautiful extensive network of bays, spartina islands and tidal creeks that permeate the region. Roaming these waters are three of the state’s most sought-after game fish, redfish, spotted seatrout, and flounder available year-round.

With over 30 years of experience fishing the waters of Jacksonville, St Augustine, Amelia Island and Fernandina, Captain Ron is one of the best light tackle inshore and backwater fishing guides you can ask for when hitting ... Read More

About Your Guide

Independent Guide
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Captain Ron is a full time fishing guide living in Jacksonville Beach Florida. Ron has been fishing and guiding the waters of North Florida for over 30 years, specializing in light tackle inshore and backwater fishing.

Start Location

Mayport Boat Ramp, Ocean Street, Jacksonville, FL, USA (this guide can be flexible with their start location) | Bodies of water fished: Intracoastal Waterway, Amelia Island

About Your Boat

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This is the ultimate boat for fishing the backwater marshes of Northeast Florida combining all the features needed for a safe and successful fishing adventure such as shallow water draft, comfortable ride and stability.

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, River, Flats

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


This trip has multiple pickup locations.


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.


Black Drum, Flounder, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Tarpon


Artificial Lure Fishing, Fly Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Sight Casting

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
sunglasses, a hat, sunscreen, any food or drink you would like to keep in the cooler, and proper clothing depending on the season. fishing licenses included, bait, tackle, and a cooler with ice and bottled water included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
No license needed for this trip.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping
We use a cashless autopay system. We'll send you a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your boarding pass to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is to tip your guide (we recommend 20%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancel for free up to 1 day before the trip.

Pricing Matrix

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1 Person
2 People

Pricing & Availability

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Verified Review Fishing

September 29

Ron, made light of some difficult fishing conditions to ensure that i went home with a huge smile on my face after a really decent haul of a great variety of fish. He was flexible, charming and a delight to spend a day with - a day i shall treasure ...Read More

Timothy C.

March 31

Been fishing with capn' Ron several times now , great dude and always puts us on the fish !

Vanessa H.

April 23

Ron is the best and i highly recommend him! It was my first time really fishing and Ron made me feel really comfortable and made sure I caught a lot of fish!

Edwin F.

December 26

Had a phenomenal trip with Captain Ron! Booked the trip on short notice for me and my wife. It was in Jan and the air was cool but the fishing was hot! Ron got us onto Redfish and for a good period of time it was non-stop ...Read More

Janice M.

November 27

Awesome Captain! Awesome trips!

Charlene B.

June 28

Thank you Captain Ron for a fantastic day of family fishing! We always have a great time!

Jonathan L.

May 15

Absolutely recommend! Ron put my son and I on a nice inshore slam: my biggest redfish ever, plus a doormat flounder and some nice trout. Will definitely go again!

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1500 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.
We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.
Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a boarding pass. Just show your guide your boarding pass on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!
In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.
Each trip’s price is set by the guide and factors in all of their costs. A big determinant of cost is often the type of boat and associated fuel costs, but other guide costs include leases, marina / slip fees, bait costs, and the cost to provide and maintain all of the gear you’ll need on your trip.
Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our team is always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!