Full Day Trip - 31' Contender

Starting at $1195 | 8 Hour | Offshore | 1 - 6 People
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Species

Gag Grouper, Goliath Grouper, Mangrove Snapper, Mutton Snapper, Red Snapper, Triggerfish

Techniques

Bottom Fishing, Drift Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Trolling

About Your Trip

The world is your oyster when you book a full-day trip with Captain Ricky down in North East Florida. You can head up to 45 miles offshore aboard his 31' Contender for some pelagic trolling, or bottom fishing! You never know what your gonna haul up from the depths when you get offshore in the Atlantic of course, but some typical catches Captain Ricky expects include Red, Mangrove and Mutton Snapper, Grouper, Bee-liners, Triggerfish, and Mahi in the summer months.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Center Console
Boat Manufacturer: Contender
Boat Length: 31 ft
Year Built: 2003
Engine Manufacturer: Honda
Number of Engines: 2
Total Horsepower: 250 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Outriggers

About Your Guide

Originally from San Mateo, Florida, Captain Ricky has been fishing the Atlantic waters off Northeast Florida since childhood. When he’s not fishing he spends time with his wife and two boys. He also enjoys hunting and spends a lot of time in the woods chasing turkeys, ducks and deer.

Reviews

Joshua B.

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July 3, 2021

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Fishing


Captain Ricky has alot of of positive reviews and for my Wife ,Brother in law and Myself we definitely see why.We arrived on time and Ricky and first mate Cody were ready for us,a brief introduction and off we go.The day was overcast and really over all good conditions. Ricky’s ...Read More

Stephanie S.

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June 20, 2021

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Fishing


I took my family on a half day trip with Captain Ricky and Cody. We literally had the best time. We got close up to the shrimping boats to see the dolphins, sharks, and tarpon trailing behind it. We found schools of Bonita fish and were able to catch a ...Read More

Andrew (. E.

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July 5, 2021

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Fishing


BEST trip we have ever been on out of all the charters we have ever done! I would go out daily with this captain!! The Boat rides so smooth and glides through the ocean at fast speeds you couldn’t even tell you were hitting any waves!! Top ...Read More

Brian H.

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July 18, 2021

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Fishing


We had a wonderful time! Captain Ricky put us on fish from the the start and the action kept up all day. We caught plenty of King Fish, multiple Cobia (one was 60 lbs!), Red Snapper, Trigger Fish, and Sea Bass. It took two of us to ...Read More

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

Offshore

Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

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

Lunch

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.

Gear & Packing

Provided

Fishing License, Rods, reels & tackle

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

Yes, cancel for free up to 1 day before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

No license needed for this trip.

Start Location

3070 Harbor Drive, St. Augustine, FL 32084, United States

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