Sudden Strike Offshore Adventures in Port Orange, Florida

Guided by Scott Housel

Deep Sea Inshore Nearshore

About Your Guide

Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Scott

Captain Scott is a USCG licensed 100 Ton Master Captain and has been fishing and diving the waters out of Ponce Inlet for over 25 years. Capt. Scott has competed in numerous offshore fishing tournaments, winning the Inaugural Fish Stock tournament in 2003 (formally the Striker).

Captain Scott spends several days each week spearfishing, he can see firsthand where the fish are and what various bottom structures actually look like. He also maintains good relationships with other commercial fishermen and captains which provides an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas and notes on recent fishing patterns.

His father and grandfather first took him fishing when he was 5 years old. Over the years he has developed a passion and appreciation for the ocean and all the wonders it has to offer. he has caught monster fish, swam with wild dolphins, turtles, sharks and majestic Manta Rays, but most importantly he has experiences and memories that will never be forgotten.

Whether you are serious about fishing or would like to introduce your family to a new experience, Captain Scott is your man! He looks forward to helping you make your own memories of a lifetime.

Sudden Strike Offshore Adventures Trips

Hop on board with Captain Scott and prepare for a memorable day exploring the Nearshore Jetties and Artificial Reefs! These waters are the perfect spot to enjoy the beautiful scenery and catch some of the classic fish that Florida is known for without going too far from the dock. On this half-day trip, Captain Scott will take you from Port Orange out to the Ponce Inlet jetties and nearshore artificial reefs where you can expect to target Big Redfish, Cobia, King Mackerel, Mangrove Snapper, Tripletail and more. For the 5 hour trips you will have a little extra time to explore the nearshore ledges for some trolling and bottom fishing as well. Captain Scott's The 31’ Contender is a boat designed by fishermen for fishermen. It is the ultimate fishing platform and has plenty of space to fight that monster fish, set up your dive gear, or to kick back and relax in a bean bag chair. It has 2 large live wells to hold live bait, 4 fish boxes including two separate 400qt fish boxes. With twin 300's strapped to the stern, Captain Scott can get you out to the fishing grounds in a hurry so you'll spend more time fishing and less time riding. The boat is also equipped with a bathroom for those emergency situations. Captain Scott will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and live bait. All you need to bring are your sunglasses, sunscreen, and any snacks or drinks you might need. Book your trip with Captain Scott today! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Port Orange

Jetties, Ledges, And Reefs Run

NEW
31 ft 1 - 6 People From $100 / person

Capt. Scott is a USCG licensed 100 Ton Master Captain and has been fishing and diving the waters out of Ponce Inlet for over 25 years. Capt. Scott has competed in numerous offshore fishing tournaments, winning the Inaugural Fish Stock tournament in 2003 (formally the Striker). My father and grandfather first took me fishing when I was 5 years old. Over the years I have developed a passion and appreciation for the ocean and all the wonders it has to offer. I have caught monster fish, swam with wild dolphins, turtles, sharks and majestic Manta Rays, but most importantly I have experiences and memories that will never be forgotten. Allow me to share my passion with you, your family and friends and help you create the memories that will last a life time. ​ Captain Scott is the owner and operator. Captain Scott is a tournament-winning fisherman, who has been fishing these waters since 1989, and has his 100-ton USCG Captain’s License. Capt. Scott spends several days each week spear fishing, he can see firsthand where the fish are and what various bottom structures actually look like. He also maintains good relationships with other commercial fishermen and captains which provides an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas and notes on recent fishing patterns. If you are serious about fishing or would like to introduce your family to a new experience, please give us a call. We look forward to helping you make the memories of a life time. I started fishing when I was 5 years old. In 1989 I moved to Central Florida to attend Stetson University, became a certified scuba diver, and have been diving and fishing out of Ponce Inlet ever since. Although I have landed plenty of monsters, I now find more enjoyment helping others experience the thrill of landing the fish of a lifetime. Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Daytona Beach

Ledges And Reef Run

100% (6)
31 ft 1 - 6 People From $117 / person

Hop on board with Captain Scott and prepare for a beautiful day of deepsea fishing in the Florida Atlantic's Gulf Stream waters! The blue waters out there in the Gulf Stream are a great area to target big game fish that run the Gulfstream waters as if it were a superhighway. On this extended day 10-hour adventure, Captain Scott will break out the heavy tackle to troll for Mahi Mahi, White Marlin, Sailfish, Yellowfin Tuna, and Wahoo. You'll be fishing aboard Captain Scott's 31ft Contender center console with a capacity for 6 anglers. This boat is designed by fishermen for fishermen. It is the ultimate fishing platform and has plenty of space to fight that monster fish, set up your dive gear, or kick back and relax in a bean bag chair. It has 2 large live wells to hold live bait, 4 fish boxes including two separate 400qt fish boxes. With twin 300's strapped to the stern, Captain Scott can get you out to the fishing grounds in a hurry so you'll spend more time fishing and less time riding. The boat is also equipped with a bathroom which can be a lifesaver when your 15+ miles offshore. Captain Scott will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and live bait. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any snacks or drinks you might need. Come visit Port Orange and have a super fun time on the water with Captain Scott! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Port Orange

Gulf Stream Trophy Hunt

NEW
31 ft 1 - 6 People From $200 / person

Recent Reviews of Sudden Strike Offshore Adventures

Dustin

Verified Review Fishing

Way fun caught lots and lots of fish the captain and deck hand were amazing took good care of us showed us a great time they took lots of pictures for us and made us feel right at home would recond this boat to everyone

Lacey

Verified Review Fishing

Captain Scott and Travis did such a good job we really enjoyed our trip deep sea fishing for the first time.!! They helped us & taught us so much about the ocean and the fish and over all was the absolute best experience! We will definitely be back again.!!

James

Verified Review Fishing

EXCELLENT!!!Will be booking again!

Nathan

Verified Review Fishing

Great guide and first mate, Made it fun for the kids! Scott know what he’s doing.

Sandy

Verified Review Fishing

Fantastic fishing trip with Captain Scott and crew on the Sudden Strike offshore fishing charter! Captain Scott was. Rey knowledgeable and took us to several locations with great results!! I will book this trip again!

Melissa

Verified Review Fishing

Highly recommend! A lot of fish caught. A great way to celebrate my fathers birthday.

Species

Amberjack, Black Drum, Blue Marlin, Flounder, Gag Grouper, Kingfish, Lane Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Mangrove Snapper, Red Grouper, Red Snapper, Redfish, Sailfish, Sheepshead, Vermillion Snapper, Wahoo

Techniques

Bottom Fishing, Deep Dropping, Drift Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Kite Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Sight Casting, Trolling

Types of Fishing

Deep Sea, Inshore, Nearshore

Start Location

Boat Ramp, Dunlawton Avenue, Port Orange, FL, USA | Bodies of water fished: Flagler Beach, Ormond Beach, New Smyrna Beach

Sudden Strike Offshore Adventures Photo Gallery

Book a Trip with Scott