Tarpon And Shark Action

6 - 8 Hours | Inshore, Jetty, Nearshore, River | 1 - 4 People | Trip #2409

About Your Trip

This action-packed, full day of fishing along the beautiful Northeast Florida beaches is the perfect choice for seasoned anglers. Fish around the most active bait pods and trail behind shrimp boats, just off the beaches, in search of Sharks and Tarpon with Captain Frank.

Outfitted with a custom T-top and plenty of safe, comfortable seating, Captain Frank's 24 foot Pathfinder offers great versatility and comfort as you explore the surf and nearshore waters around Jacksonville. ... Read More

About Your Guide

Independent Guide
27 Years of Experience
Beginner Oriented
Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Frank
Captain Frank is the son of a tugboat captain and has been fishing ever since he could hold a rod. During his early childhood, he fished freshwater and transitioned to saltwater around the age of 10. He bought his first fishing boat right after graduating from Law school and became active and successful in Kingfishing Tournaments in the late ’80s and early ’90s. He spent the next 10 years fishing the waters of St. Augustine and Bahamas for Wahoo and Marlin for before he transitioned ... Read More

Rapid Fire Guide Q & A

What’s the biggest fish you’ve caught?
400 pound blue marlin.
If you were cooking for all your friends what would you cook?
Jambalaya or Paella.
Whats your favorite band?
Dire Straits, Steely Dan
Whats your favorite movie?
The Jerk
Whats your favorite sports team?
FSU Seminoles
Whats your drink of choice?
Chardonnay wine
What was your last halloween costume?
Tacky Fisherman
What do you want for Christmas this year?
New fillet knives
How did you get started guiding?
Friends wanted me to take their family and friends fishing
What makes you different from other guides?
I am always prepared to make a change to adapt to what's going on. I just try really hard. My priorities are to show my clients a good time, teach them about our fisheries and techniques and catch fish. I pay very close attention to my equipment and provide quality tackle.
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Start Location

4852 Ocean Street, Jacksonville, Florida, USA (this guide can be flexible with their start location) | Bodies of water fished: Amelia Island

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer
Year Built
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Nearshore, Jetty, River

Skill Levels

Advanced, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


This trip has multiple pickup locations.


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


No beer allowed.

Boat Restroom

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


Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Bull Shark, Jack Crevalle, Tarpon


Artificial Lure Fishing, Bottom Fishing, Fly Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Sight Casting, Trolling

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Snacks and Drinks, Weather Appropriate Gear, Sun Protection, Camera, Cooler to take home catch. No black soled shoes & no spray sunscreen. Fishing License, Rods, Reels & Tackle, and an Iced Down Cooler for your snacks and beverages 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 7 days before the trip.

Pricing Matrix

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Pricing & Availability

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October 15 | Half Day Jetty Trip

Great trip. Frank is awesome. Boat was spacious and adequate. Asked for sheepshead, left with nine. Great job.


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September 2 | Jacksonville Creeks Trip

Great time and frank is a nice guy and good Captain. Will definitely be going again soon!!


Verified Review Fishing

We had a great time with captain frank. Due to the storms that rolled in weeks prior to our trip and a nor' easter, we had to make due with the areas we had available to fish. The booking process was very easy and we enjoyed our time on the ...Read More

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!