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Drift Fishing Charters Near New Smyrna Beach, Fl
Hop on board with Captain Austin and prepare for a memorable day of fishing the Florida Atlantic inshore waters! The Daytona Beach inshore and near shore waters are perfect areas to enjoy beautiful scenery and catch some prime fish that Florida is known for without going too far from the dock. Half Day 4 hour trips leave at 7:00 am and 1:00 pm while 3/4 day 6 hour trips only leave in the morning. On this half or 3/4 day trip, Captain Austin will take you from Port Orange out to the inlets, intracoastal waters, beaches, and nearshore reefs, where you can expect to target Redfish, Jack Crevalle, Ladyfish, Sheepshead, Snook, Mangrove Snapper, Pompano and the elusive Tarpon. Captain Austin is equipped to use a variety of methods to attract these fish including live baiting, drifting and ‘spot locking’ with a gps trolling motor. Just let Captain Austin know what you want to catch and he'll get you set up with the best method! Whether you're a beginner or an advanced angler, Captain Austin will have plenty of helpful tips to help you get one on the line. You'll be fishing aboard a 22’ Pathfinder bay boat with a capacity for 4 people. Its 200 HP Yamaha V6 engine will let you bounce between prime fishing spots all over the inshore area with ease! It comes with the essentials such as GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, a Wireless Trolling Motor, and an Ice Box to store your catches. Everything you reel in is yours to keep, and Captain Austin will happily clean any keepers for no additional cost! Captain Austin will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and live bait. If you want to go fly fishing be sure to bring your own rod. Otherwise all you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any snacks or drinks you might need. Book your trip with Captain Austin today! Read More
Daytona Inshore Slammin
Strap in for a real deal offshore experience exploring the deep water of NE Florida with Captain Matt. He will go above and beyond to make sure he puts you right on top of the fish. After you get settled in aboard his 30' Sea Hunt Center Console, Captain Matt will crank up his twin 300 Yamaha's to motor anywhere from 15-40 miles offshore. Once you're out there get ready for some offshore trolling, bottom fishing and fish catching! While trolling you can expect to hook into the likes of King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Wahoo and more, while bottom fishing can produce more Snapper species, a variety of Grouper Species, Amberjack and the occasional Jack and Cobia. Beyond the species listed, there are plenty more species the Gulf can offer up as well so you never know! For 6 and 8 hour trips, you are slightly more limited by the commute and are usually restricted to less variety in your techniques and areas fished. 10 hour trips open a lot of doors to bouncing around different spots and targeting different pelagic fish like Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and rouge Tuna! You'll be fishing aboard a 30ft Sea Hunt with a capacity for 5 people. Its twin 300 HP Yamaha's will get you offshore in a hurry to make the most of the time spent motoring around! It comes with the essentials such as GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, and an Ice Box to store your catches. Everything you reel in is yours to keep, and Captain Matt will happily clean any keepers for no additional cost! Captain Matt will provide all the rods, reels, tackle, and live bait. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any snacks or drinks you might need, and rested arms... hooking into these pelagic beasts is one thing, getting them to the boat is the tricky part! Read More
Chasing Deep Water Giants
Welcome to your ultimate offshore fishing adventure in Port Orange, Florida! Join Captain Nick for an unforgettable charter fishing trip on board his 22 foot angler where you'll be targeting popular gamefish including snapper, Sharks, grouper, reef ,pelagic fish a more! On this trip, you'll target inshore water where big fish like to hang out. The calm and clear waters of the Intracoastal Waterway, Halifax River, and Mosquito Lagoon are home to an abundance of fish species, making them the perfect location for a great trip! As you set out, Captain Nick will explain the fishing techniques that you'll be using to catch your target species. With his top-of-the-line equipment, you'll be able to cast your line with precision and accuracy, ensuring the best chance of catching a prized fish. Throughout the trip, Captain Nick will share his extensive knowledge of the area, its ecosystem, and its wildlife. You'll learn about the fish species that call these waters home, as well as the conservation efforts being made to protect them. By the end of the day, you'll have a full cooler, a bunch off great pictures, and possibly a new personal best! Book your charter today and get ready for the adventure of a lifetime in Port Orange, Florida! Read More
Port Orange Offshore Adventure
Hop on board with Captain Austin and prepare for an exciting day out on the Florida Atlantic waters! The deep blue waters off the coast of Daytona Beach are excellent for chasing after some of the prized big game fish that Florida is known for! On this 6, 8 or 10-hour trip, Captain Austin will take you from Port Orange out to the inlets, intracoastal waters, beaches, and nearshore wrecks, where you can expect to target Mahi, King Mackerel, Cobia, Snapper, and Grouper. You'll spend a mix of your time trolling for species like Mahi and Mackerel, and bottom fishing underwater structures and reefs for Snapper and Grouper. Just let Captain Austin know what you want to catch and he'll get you set up with the best method! He's been fishing these waters since he was 10 years old and is sure to give you some expert tips! You'll be fishing aboard a 22’ Pathfinder bay boat with a capacity for 5 people. Its 200 HP Yamaha V6 engine will have no problem getting you out into the deep waters. It comes with the essentials such as GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, a Wireless Trolling Motor, and an Ice Box to store your catches. Everything you reel in is yours to keep, and Captain Austin will happily clean any keepers for no additional cost! Captain Austin will provide all rods, reels, tackle, and live bait. If you want to go fly fishing be sure to bring your own rod. Otherwise all you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any snacks or drinks you might need. Come aboard and do some offshore fishing! Read More
Pelagics And Bottom Dwellers
Are you ready for an offshore sportfishing trip like no other? Join Captain Tommy aboard his 32' Regulator center console and prepare to battle some of the best fighting fish the Atlantic Ocean has to offer! After a long boat ride from Port Orange, Florida, you'll reach the deep blue waters exceeding 300’ in depth, which are teeming with a variety of sportfish, including Amberjack, Tripletail, Blackfin Tuna, Mahi, Wahoo, Marlin and more! Taking these fish on the troll is a blast, and lets you sit back and relax until that drag starts screaming! Under the expert guidance of Captain Tommy, you'll practice the best techniques for landing these hard-fighting fish. He has years of experience fishing these areas, and knows plenty of advice to improve your fishing and make you a more confident saltwater angler. Captain Tommy has a very South Florida fishing style, based around light tackle including kite fishing, live bait fishing, and slow trolling which all provides the highest hook up rate. His 32' Regulator center console is ideal for fishing these waters, and her Suzuki engines are powerful and reliable. Plus, with tons of amenities and extra creature comforts on the deck and in the cabin, you'll be able to relax and enjoy the ride, even when you're not fishing. Captain Tommy will provide everything you might need, including fishing rods and tackle, ice, bait, and more! Just bring sunblock and sunglasses, and you'll be all set! Read More
Offshore Big Game Trip
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
Gulf Stream Trophy Hunt
Embark on a delightful 3-hour beginners and kids fishing adventure guided by the experienced Captain Billy in Port Orange, Florida. This trip is tailor-made for novices and young anglers, offering an accessible introduction to the joys of fishing. Targeting a range of species including Speckled Trout, Black Drum, Redfish, and Mangrove Snapper, Captain Billy ensures a memorable experience for all. Nestled in the picturesque Port Orange, this fishing excursion presents a perfect blend of learning and excitement. Captain Billy's adept guidance, honed through years of experience, guarantees that beginners and kids receive patient instruction and hands-on guidance to make their first fishing trip a success. As you cast your line into the waters of Port Orange, under Captain Billy's expert tutelage, the opportunity to catch Speckled Trout, Black Drum, Redfish, and Mangrove Snapper becomes a reality. The charming environment and diverse species create an engaging and enriching experience for young anglers and beginners alike. Dive into an adventure marked by professionalism, teaching expertise, and a deep respect for the marine ecosystem. Captain Billy's commitment to ensuring a positive and educational fishing trip guarantees an experience that sparks a lifelong love for fishing. Explore the world of fishing in Port Orange, Florida, as you and your young anglers embark on an unforgettable journey under the guidance of Captain Billy, creating cherished memories amidst the scenic beauty of Port Orange's waters. Read More
3 Hours Beginners And Kids Trip
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
Jetties, Ledges, And Reefs Run
Whether you're an avid angler or a vacationer just looking to experience the beautiful Indian River Lagoon, fishing these bountiful waters with Captain Neal is an adventure you'll never forget. He was born and raised near Oak Hill, and knows these waters like the back of his hand. If you're looking to bag a personal best or fill your cooler, he's your man. Captain Neal also has tons of fishing tips and tricks up his sleeve, so you're sure to leave his boat a better fisherman than when you stepped on. On this trip, you'll be targeting Redfish, Speckled Trout, Sheepshead, and Flounder on light tackle. Let Captain Neal show you the best hot spots and hideaways for champion fish, then cast out and get ready to reel 'em in! Whether it's your hundredth catch or your first, these species are always a blast to hook and great to eat as well. On the day of the trip, you’ll step aboard Neal's beautiful 19’ Polar bay boat—an ideal vessel for hitting the inshore and the flats. She’s powered by a reliable 90-HP Suzuki, so you’ll be on the fish smoothly and comfortably. Captain Neal will provide you with top-of-the-line rods and reels, plus tackle, lures, and bait! Don’t forget to wear proper clothing and bring sunscreen, snacks, and water. Read More
Indian River Fishing Frenzy
Looking for a thrilling and unforgettable fishing adventure in Port Orange? Look no further than Captain Andrew's 4-hour inshore fishing trip aboard his 22' Cobia Center Console! With Captain Andrew's expert guidance, you'll have the chance to catch a variety of exciting fish species, including redfish, trout, snook, and more. Whether you're an experienced angler or a first-timer, this trip is suitable for all skill levels and promises to be an exciting and enjoyable experience. The boat itself is a 22' Cobia Center Console, which provides ample space for you and your group to relax and enjoy the scenery while you wait for the fish to bite. With a top-of-the-line sound system and comfortable seating, you'll feel right at home on the water. Captain Andrew has years of experience fishing in the Port Orange area and knows all the best spots to find the biggest and most plentiful fish. He also provides all the necessary fishing equipment, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle, so all you need to bring is your enthusiasm and a sense of adventure! Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to explore the waters of Port Orange and catch some amazing fish. Book your 4-hour inshore fishing trip with Captain Andrew today and get ready for an unforgettable experience! Read More
Family Fun Adventures
Looking for a one-of-a-kind fishing experience that combines the excitement of reeling in big fish with the serene beauty of the inshore waters of Palm Coast, FL? Look no further than an inshore fishing charter with Captain Kicen! Captain Kicen is an expert angler who knows the ins and outs of the inshore waters of Palm Coast. With his expert guidance, you'll have the best possible chance of catching a variety of inshore species, such as Redfish, Speckled Trout, Sheepshead, and Snook. But it's not just about the fishing – it's about the experience. Captain Kicen's 25' Dorado center console is the perfect vessel for a comfortable and exciting fishing trip. The boat is spacious and well-equipped, with plenty of room to move around and take in the stunning views of the inshore waters. And with Captain Kicen at the helm, you can relax and enjoy the ride. And when you do catch a fish, the thrill of reeling it in is unbeatable! Captain Kicen will help you reel in your catch, and you'll feel a sense of pride and accomplishment as you hold up your trophy fish for a photo. So what are you waiting for? Book your inshore fishing charter with Captain Kicen today, and get ready to experience the thrill of fishing on the serene waters of Palm Coast. It's a fishing trip you'll never forget! Read More
Palm Coast Inshore - 25' Dorado
Looking for a thrilling fishing adventure that takes you beyond the inshore waters and into the open sea? Look no further than a nearshore charter fishing trip in Palm Coast, FL with Captain Kicen! Captain Kicen is an expert angler with a passion for fishing the waters of the Florida coast. With his expert guidance, you'll have the best possible chance of catching a variety of nearshore species, such as Snapper, Grouper, Kingfish, and many more. And with his knowledge of the area, he'll take you to the best fishing spots, so you can reel in the biggest and best fish around. But it's not just about the fishing – it's about the experience. Captain Kicen's 25' Dorado center console is the perfect vessel for a comfortable and exciting fishing trip. The boat is spacious and well-equipped, with plenty of room to move around and take in the stunning views of the open sea. And with Captain Kicen at the helm, you can relax and enjoy the ride. And when you do catch a fish, the rush of adrenaline is unbeatable! Getting a big Snapper over the rail is a great feeling, and once that fish is one the ice, you can get ready for a great dinner as well. So why wait? Book your nearshore charter fishing trip with Captain Kicen today, and get ready for an adventure you'll never forget! Read More
Deep Sea Trip - 25' Dorado
Are you ready for an offshore sportfishing trip like no other? Join Captain Tommy aboard his 32' Regulator center console and prepare to battle some of the best fighting fish the Atlantic Ocean has to offer! Our wreck and reef trip is a meat mayhem, mainly targeting all bottom species including but not limited to Grouper, Snapper, trigger, Vermilion, etc. as well as the bigger reef dwellers such as Shark, Kingfish, Cobia, and Bonito. On this trip, we visit deep water wrecks between 10-20 miles on our 8 hr trips,20-30 miles on our 10 hr, and from 30-40 miles on our 12 hour to target trophy-sized fish. The charter is a great all-around package with a great amount of fishing time! If your ready to pull some Reef monsters off the bottom and fill up the freezer, book today!!! Read More
Offshore Wreck & Reef
Everything to Know About Booking a New Smyrna Beach drift fishing charter
What are the best drift fishing charters in New Smyrna Beach?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 19 drift fishing trips in New Smyrna Beach, and the most popular trips in the area are Inshore Bay and Flats Fishing guided by Matt, New Smyrna Beach Evening Fishing guided by Todd, and East Coast Offshore/Nearshore guided by Jerry.
Our guides in New Smyrna Beach are rated a 4.5 out of 5 based on 9581 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.
All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.
Looking for kid friendly drift fishing guides in New Smyrna Beach? Check out our beginner and family friendly drift fishing guides in New Smyrna Beach.
What types of drift fishing charters are common in New Smyrna Beach?
Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for drift fishing in New Smyrna Beach as well as inshore fishing, nearshore fishing, and river fishing.
The most commonly sought after species for drift fishing in New Smyrna Beach are: 1. sheepshead, 2. redfish, 3. kingfish, and 4. black drum.
How much do New Smyrna Beach drift fishing charters cost?
for drift fishing in New Smyrna Beach prices can range anywhere from an affordable $300 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for drift fishing in New Smyrna Beach is $548. The average price for a full day trip for drift fishing in New Smyrna Beach is $1,322.
What month is best for on a drift fishing charter in New Smyrna Beach?
The most popular season to go on a drift fishing charter in New Smyrna Beach is spring, and most anglers book their trips 26 days in advance.
Do I need a New Smyrna Beach fishing license and what are the bag limits in New Smyrna Beach?
You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in New Smyrna Beach don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in New Smyrna Beach.
Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences
I’ve been on other charters but this one was fun. Mike was a great captain to ride with moose was there at every turn to help us all out. I would recommend them for sure.
Nathan D. with Jerry P. of New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Captain Todd did a great job. Can’t wait to come back to go again
Chad R. with Todd V. of New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Had a great time .Caught some fish .
Allyn J. with Matt L. of New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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