Palm Coast Adventures for The Whole Family!

Starting at $475 | 4 Hour | Inshore, River | 1 - 5 People
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Species

Black Drum, Flounder, Jack Crevalle, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout

Techniques

Artificial Lure Fishing, Cut Bait Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Sight Casting

About Your Trip

Experience the incredible beauty of the Matanzas River. Located between Ormond Beach and St. Augustine, Florida are the estuaries and salt marshes of the Matanzas River, a diverse and beautiful marine environment. On your guided fishing trip, Captain Brian will usually have you fishing inshore light tackle techniques targeting Redfish, Spotted Sea Trout, Flounder and Black Drum. Other seasonal gamefish include Sheepshead, Mangrove Snapper and Jack Crevale can often be options aswell. Beyond just fishing, you will get an up close and unique view of this incredibly beautiful area. Dolphins, manatee, osprey, hermit crabs and an occasional Bald Eagle are just a few of the many wonderful sights you will enjoy on our memorable sightseeing and eco tours.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer: Carolina Skiff
Boat Length: 19 ft
Year Built: 2012
Engine Manufacturer: Suzuki
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 115 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Trolling Motor, Live Bait Well

About Your Guide

Captain Brian is extremely passionate about not only fishing the beautiful Matanzas River ecosystem, but enjoying its bountiful array of other species that call this estuary home. Captain Brian loves running fishing trips because he gets to show his clients excellent fishing as well as the beautiful landscapes and wildlife of Palm Coast. He has extensive knowledge of where the fish are, as well as about the marine life that calls this place their home. After 50 years of fishing Palm Coast and its surrounding water, it's no wonder he can provide such great trips!

Reviews

Emily B.

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August 2, 2022

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Took our family of 5 through intercostal waters for a morning fishing adventure! Captain Brian was very patient and kind. We caught some interesting stuff, met a friendly bird, saw beautiful scenery, and made memories. Highly recommend.

Jessica D.

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May 16, 2022

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Captain Brian absolutely made sure this vacation is something my son will remember for years. He was so patient and kind, as well as incredibly knowledgeable of the area and wildlife. I couldn’t be happier with our fishing trip this morning and will absolutely book with him again in the ...Read More

Brett D.

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April 22, 2022

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Greta morning on the water with Capt Brian. If the fish weren’t biting in one spot, we moved and tried something different. Once we were in them, we fished until we were ready try something else. 3 species in total and tried for a more. Capt Brian was very patient ...Read More

JAMES M.

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July 25, 2022

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Fantastic trip , I took my daughter and her friend and caught Red’s. Captain Brian was great. Very knowledgeable and a lot of fun.

Donald H.

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July 12, 2022

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Fishing with Captain Brian was an amazing and educational experience for me and my boys great day with a great Captain.

MITCHELL F.

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March 17, 2022

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Great 21st birthday experience for our son! We were amazed at all the various fish we were able to catch with Brian’s coaching. Boat was immaculately clean and equipment excellent! Brian was experienced competent snd a pleasure to fish with. Will definitely repeat!

Stacey R.

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July 13, 2022

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Family had a great time! Definitely recommend!

Michael R.

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February 22, 2022

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Had a great day, Captain Brian is an extremely knowledgeable, experienced, personable, friendly, and all around great person. Would recommend to everyone.

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 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 QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code 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.

Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, River

Tackle

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.

Beer

Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included

Weather

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.

Lunch

No meal provided.

Gear & Packing

Provided

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.

Required Items

Nothing additional needed.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

No license needed for this trip.

Start Location

Bings Landing Boat Ramp, North Oceanshore Boulevard, Palm Coast, FL, USA | Bodies of water fished: Matanzas Inlet, Matanzas River, Indian River Lagoon

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