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Trolling Charters Near St. Augustine, Fl
If your looking to get some serious fishing done in St. Augustine, Captain Robby's extended day trips are for you! With over 20 years of experience guiding these North East Florida waters, Captain Robby will put all of his knowledge toward getting you on the fish safely and in style as you explore the open ocean. After you get settled in, and Captain Robby cranks up the engines, you will motor out a couple of miles offshore to do some trolling, deep-sea dropping, and fish catching! For these 10-12 hour trips the world is your oyster on board with Captain Robby and your targets depend on how far offshore you go but the focus is mainly on big game species, such as Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Red Snapper, and Wahoo. You can also go after Black Grouper, Amberjack, Sheepshead, Cobia, and many more. What also matters is that you get to keep the catch and the crew will clean it for you free of charge. You'll be aboard Captain Robby's 30' Albemarle Express, which can accommodate up to 6 guests. This fishing machine has everything an angler needs for a great day on the water. She’s powered by twin 300 HP engines and features a fighting chair, trolling gear, a live bait tank, and top-of-the-line navigational electronics. To ensure everybody’s comfort throughout the day, the boat also has a private bathroom, a fully functioning galley, a bedroom, and an air-conditioned lounge area. You are welcome to get as involved as you would like with your adventure as well, whether you'd rather lounge until the reel starts screaming or if you want your hand on the rod the whole time, Captain Robby can make it happen! Beyond superior service and luxurious amenities, Captain Robby also provides top of the line rods, reels, tackle, bait, and fishing licenses you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water. He'll even clean and bag your fish for you to take home. Thus, all you need to bring are your favorite lunch, snack, and drink, your sun protection, maybe a towel, and your camera! Otherwise, Captain Robby will take care of the rest to make the most of your St. Augustine saltwater adventure! Read More
Extended Day Adventure
Get ready for a full fun-packed day of nonstop action explore the nearshore and offshore waters off St. Augustine with Captain Dalton! On this trip, you will be venturing out to the deeper water while staying within sight of the shoreline. While trolling, Mackerel is a big catch but you never know what species will get excited and come up to whack your bait! Captain Dalton will also show you how to hook into a myriad of Snapper and Grouper species while dropping your line onto the nearshore reefs. Captain Dalton will provide all the rods, reels, tackle, bait, and fishing licenses for your adventure so all he recommends you bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, your weather-appropriate clothing, and some sunglasses. Read More
St. Augustine Deep Sea Trip
Captain Mike invites all anglers to come down to beautiful Saint Augustine FL, where you can make some exciting fishing memories. Captain Mike will take you out aboard his 33' Welcraft Center Console and put his 35+ years of experience to work for you to help you get your catch. More importantly, he’ll make sure you’re safe while you’re having fun. For these fun 4 hour adventures you will spend the afternoon trolling and jigging the water column for King Mackerel and any Cobia that happen to cruise by. You leave St. Augustine shore on a Wellcraft Scarab (central console) model from 1984, which has recently been totally restored(2020). The boat is 33ft long and can take groups of 6 guests per a single trip. Along with GPS and fishfinder equipment, the boat contains downriggers as well as 2 Honda engines. Families with children are more than welcome to enjoy the fishing adventure. The charter covers the required Florida fishing license, and they also provide all the fishing gear, lures, and live baits. If you get to catch your delicious trophy the captain will happily help with the preparation. Just bring your snacks and drinks, and the Captain will cover the rest Read More
The world is your oyster when you book aBluewater trip with Captain Ricky down in North East Florida. You can head up to 60 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. With a full open bow, there is plenty of room for your entire crew to fish comfortably and to store extra coolers. Powered by twin Honda 250’s we get you to the fishing areas quickly and smoothly. He offers plenty of options to suit every need and provides all the necessary equipment to make your experience phenomenal. All he recommends you bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, weather-appropriate gear, and some bags/coolers to bring home your catch after he's cleaned it for you! Captain Ricky's trips are for anglers of all ages and levels so whether you're a seasoned pro or a new beginner, Captain Ricky will put his 25+ years off-shore fishing experience to work for you! Read More
Captain Mike invites all anglers to come down to beautiful Saint Augustine, FL, where you can make some exciting fishing memories. Captain Mike will take you out aboard his specialty inshore boat, a 16' Mitzi skiff, and put his 35 years of experience to work helping you get your catch. More importantly, he’ll make sure you’re safe while you’re having fun. On these half-day trips, you'll target Florida classics including Redfish, Snook, Flounder, Mangrove Snapper, Trout, and more. These fish are an absolute blast to fight, and anglers of all levels will have fun reeling in their catches. Plus, when you're fishing these inshore areas, you'll get to enjoy the natural beauty that Northeast Florida has to offer! Families with children are more than welcome to enjoy this fishing adventure. The charter covers the required Florida fishing license, and your captain will also provide all the fishing gear, lures, and live baits. If you bag some keepers, the captain will also happily help with the preparation. Just bring your snacks and drinks, and the captain will cover the rest! Read More
Half Day Run - 16' Mitzi Skiff
Few places rival Northeast Florida when it comes to big, giant, tasty fish offshore fish. Bruiser Cobia, and smoker Kings, are in the area most of the year. Snapper, Grouper, and Giant Amberjack are also in abundance. Spend the day cranking a reel, and take home bags of filets as a just reward. The ride out is in a state-of-the-art, whisper-quiet boat, aptly named Reel Adrenaline. You can sip your coffee, and talk at a normal voice. No smelly diesel fumes, or load engines to spoil your trip. The boat has a bow with a Carolina flair, making it the driest ride in the ocean. State of the art electronics paired with the Captain Adam's lifetime of saltwater fishing experience means you will go home with sore arms and big smiles. Kingfish, Cobia and Bull Redfish can be found close to shore at most of the year. These species along with Amberjack, Grouper, and Monster Red Snapper are typically in abundance from the 10-25 mile range….less than a 30-minute ride on most days. The fishing gear is likewise state of the art and compact. Deep water jigging rods rated for 200lb braid, and reels with incredible torque are both light in weight, and powerful. No broomstick-sized rods, and clunky reels on this vessel. Every consideration has been made to make your angling the experience of a lifetime. Welcome aboard! Read More
8 Hour Offshore Trip
Captain Mike invites all anglers to come down to beautiful Saint Augustine FL, where you can make some exciting fishing memories. Captain Mike will take you out aboard his 33' Wellcraft Center Console, and put his 35 years of experience to work helping you get your catch. More importantly, he’ll make sure you’re safe while you’re having fun. For these fun 4 hour adventures you will be trolling and jigging the water column for King Mackerel and any Cobia that happen to cruise by. You leave St. Augustine shore on a Wellcraft Scarab (central console) model from 1984, which has recently been totally restored(2020). The boat is 33ft long and can take groups of 6 guests per a single trip. Along with GPS and fishfinder equipment, the boat contains downriggers as well as 2 Honda engines. Families with children are more than welcome to enjoy the fishing adventure. The charter covers the required Florida fishing license, and they also provide all the fishing gear, lures, and live baits. If you get to catch your delicious trophy the captain will happily help with the preparation. Just bring your snacks and drinks, and the Captain will cover the rest Read More
4-Hour Quick Fishing Trip
Captain Mike invites all anglers to come down to beautiful Saint Augustine FL, where you can make some exciting fishing memories. For these Half to Full day trips, Captain Mike likes to motor offshore for some trolling, bottom fishing, and fish catching! The charter specializes in offshore fishing with the optional reef and wreck spots. Depending on the time of the day and time of the year you can encounter various types of fish from Cobia and Kingfish to Snapper and Sharks. Additionally, you can try your luck with several fishing techniques light and heavy tackle, bottom fishing, and trolling. No matter what method or species combo you settle on, Captain Mike will use his 35 years of experience to help you get your catch. More importantly, he’ll make sure you’re safe while you’re having fun! You leave St. Augustine shore on a Wellcraft Scarab (central console) model from 1984, which has recently been totally restored(2020). The boat is 33ft long and can take groups of 6 guests per a single trip. Along with GPS and fishfinder equipment, the boat contains downriggers as well as 2 Honda engines. Families with children are more than welcome to enjoy the fishing adventure. The charter covers the required Florida fishing license, and they also provide all the fishing gear, lures, and live baits. If you get to catch your delicious trophy, Captain Mike will happily help with the preparation. Just bring your snacks and drinks, and Captain Mike will cover the rest Read More
Jacksonville, Florida, also known as the River City, is home to some of the best inshore and near shore fishing on the east coast of Florida. The variety of local gamefish make this port a favorite for all types of anglers. So head out with Captain Travis aboard his 24ft Islamorada Boat Works Morada to chase inshore species like Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Cobia, and Tarpon (when there in the area) Its safe, smooth, dry ride will ensure a pleasurable day on the water regardless of conditions. Blending rough water capability with a shallow draft make it the perfect vessel for inshore charters in the River City. **4 Hour Trips:** This is Captain Travis' most popular option. This trip usually involves a morning or afternoon exploring the inshore waters using live and/or artificial baits, and spin-cast and/or sight casting techniques. Depending on the season, the most common species landed during these 4-hour trips include redfish, trout, black drum, flounder, sheep’s head, tarpon, and others. **6 Hour Trips:** This popular option will also involve a morning or afternoon of inshore fishing using the same techniques as the four charter, but also allows your captain additional time to locate the best possible fishing for that day or to possibly target multiple species. Depending on the season and weather conditions, this option may also allow Captain Travis to “run the beach” or to “spot lock” over one of Jacksonville’s many nearshore reefs and/or wrecks for a variety of other species including Sharks, Cobia, Red Snapper, Black Sea Bass, African Pompano and the occasional Grouper. **8 Hour Trips:** This option is for the serious angler. This is a full-day fishing trip using similar techniques as above, but more time equals more opportunities to catch fish. Moreover, depending on the season and weather conditions, this option may also allow Captain Travis to give you the best of both worlds, an inshore and near-shore experience, or just more time of either, depending on your preference or what is biting. Captain Travis will provide all the necessary fishing licenses, gear, ice and water for a successful day out on the water. All he recommends you bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, sunglasses, and some weather-appropriate gear. Above all, Captain Travis' main goal is to provide you with a great day on the water. So if your looking for a first-rate fishing experience in Jacksonville look no further and book your trip today with Captain Travis! Read More
Jacksonville Mixed Bag
Hop on board with Captain Bill and prepare for an action-packed day of fishing the flats! The Jacksonville inshore is the perfect spot to catch some big fish without a long offshore excursion. On this 4 to 8-hour trip, Captain Bill will take you close-by off the coast of Jacksonville where you can expect to target Black Seabass, Flounder, Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, and Tarpon. Captain Bill is a knowledgable guide who is sure to put you where the fish are biting! Captain Bill will take you exploring Jacksonville's inshore waterways such as the St John's River and the nearshore areas of the ocean. To attract these picture-worthy fish you'll be using light tackle and artificial lures. Captain Bill is happy to demonstrate proper fundamentals for these techniques. Captain Bill fishes aboard a 25’ Contender 24S center console, with a capacity for six people. Powered by a 300 HP Yamaha engine, this vessel is sure to get you to where the fish are biting in a hurry. It even has an on-board bathroom! Captain Bill will provide all rods, reels, tackle and bait. These family-friendly trips can host up to 6 people, so make sure you bring some good company! Read More
Jacksonville Inshore Fishing
Light tackle fishing for the exciting Atlantic King Mackerel. Reel-screaming runs and tough fighting game fish. Decent table fare, as well. Live bait used when available. On this epic fishing charter off the coast of Jacksonville, you'll be heading out to target King Mackerel, a tough, spirited sportfish that's common here. When you're fishing with Captain Frank, you'll be using light tackle and live bait to attract big bites from these lightning-fast predatory fish. With Captain Frank's guidance and expertise, you will have the opportunity to land some impressive Kingfish. Whether you're looking for a wall-hanger trophy or some good table fare, he can put you on the fish and help you hook some. Whether you are an experienced angler or a novice, this fishing charter promises to be an unforgettable adventure that combines the thrill of the catch with the beauty of the natural environment. Overall, this fishing charter off of Jacksonville, FL, offers a unique opportunity to target some highly prized sportfish! Book a trip now and get ready to reel in the catch of a lifetime! Read More
Killer Kingfishing Trip
Choose from 8 or 10 hour options to venture further Offshore and target monster Florida Sportfish! Based on season and target species, expect to visit honey holes 20-50 miles Offshore to Troll & Bottom Fish for deep-sea monsters. Captain Chris will show you all the special tricks, techniques, and honey holes to ensure you catch your limit. Captain Chris will supply everything you need for a productive day of fishing, including rods, reels, and tackle. He’ll also provide bottled water and ice, though you’re free to bring any other snacks and refreshments you’d like to enjoy. At the end of the day, he’ll clean and bag your catch for easy transport home. Have the true Florida offshore experience with a seasoned local guide aboard with Captain Chris! Read More
Full Or Extended Day - 25’ SeaCat
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. Rigged with state-of-the-art electronics and a top-notch trolling motor, you will be able to find and stalk these fish easily and in style! All rods, reels, tackle, and bait will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your favorite rod and reel if you'd like. Ice, water, and soft drinks will be provided as well, so all Captain Frank recommends you bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, your sunglasses, and other weather-appropriate gear whether that's sun protection or rain gear. Read More
Tarpon And Shark Action
A great way to experience what the waters of Jacksonville Florida has to offer. During warm months you can expect to catch redfish, mangrove snapper, trout and many more! Winter time holds some stellar sheepshead fishing mixed with black drum, redfish and trout. Typically the 6 hour trip is recommended as a Beginner/intermediate level trip. Read More
These trips are not for the faint of heart! On this Extended day or Hardcore Offshore adventure, you will be spending your time with Captain Joe in the 50-60 mile range catching big mangrove snappers, mutton snappers, cobia, kingfish, mahi-mahi, and many more! Although epic fishing, these are hardcore trips, and Captain Joe will only take 3 guest this far offshore at a time. **These trips are entirely weather-dependent.** Anything over 3-4’ seas will likely be canceled or rescheduled. On the day of your trip, you will hop aboard Captain Joe's 24' Pair Custom equipped with a 300 HP Suzuki engine, Minnkota iPilot wireless trolling motor, and Humminbird fish finding equipment Captain Joe will provide everything needed for a successful day of fishing including bait, tackle, and fishing licenses. Rods and reels are carefully selected and maintained for peak performance. Rusty hooks and frayed leaders are not acceptable aboard Captain Joe's vessel! If you’re looking to release your catch (hopefully after you’ve taken a photo) that’s absolutely fine. Otherwise, you’ll get to keep your catch and Captain Joe will clean it for you! Read More
10 Hour Offshore-24' Pair Custom
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
Hop on board with Captain Don and prepare for an action-packed day of fishing the Florida Atlantic! The Jacksonville inshore is the perfect spot to catch some of the beautiful fish that Florida is known for without a long offshore excursion. On this 4 to 8-hour trip, Captain Don will take you to the inshore waters of Jacksonville to waterways such as the St. John's River, where you can expect to target a wide selection of fish including Flounder, Red Snapper, Redfish, Snook, Speckled Trout, Tarpon, and Tripletail. To attract these picture-worthy fish you'll be using a variety of techniques including bottom fishing, heavy tackle, light tackle and trolling. Just let Captain Don know what you want to catch and he'll get you set up with the best technique! On this trip you'll be fishing aboard a 21’ Hewes bay boat with a capacity for 4 people. Powered by a 225 HP Yamaha engine, this vessel is maneuverable in the inshores and is sure to get you to where the fish are biting. It comes with GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, a Wireless Trolling Motor, and an Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Don will also clean any keepers for no additional cost! Captain Don will provide all rods, reels, tackle, bait, ice and beverages. All you need is your sunglasses, hat and sunscreen, and any snacks you might need. Catch some keepers with Captain Don! Read More
Full Day Or Half-day Inshore Trip
Hang around nearshore and explore the productive Northeast Florida waters with Captain Joe! His 4-hour nearshore trips are a great way to get a taste of the exciting fishing Florida has to offer. On this 4-hour trip in warm weather you'll be exploring the first set of reefs off the coast of Jacksonville to chase after Barracuda, Blacktip Shark, Bonito, and King Mackerel. To target these exciting fish, you can do some trolling, bottom fishing, or drift fish using light to heavy tackle with live, artificial, and/or cut bait depending on the day. Just let Captain Joe know what you want to catch and he'll get you set up with the best method! On the day of your trip, you will hop aboard Captain Joe's 28' LOA Pair Custom that can fit up to 5 anglers. Powered by a 300 HP Suzuki engine, she'll get you to the nearshore waters in a jiffy! This vessel comes equipped with a Minnkota iPilot wireless trolling motor, Humminbird fish finding equipment, a live bait well, flybridge, outriggers, and an ice box to store your catches. If you’re looking to release your catch (hopefully after you’ve taken a photo) that’s absolutely fine. Otherwise, you’ll get to keep your catch and Captain Joe will clean it for you! Captain Joe will provide everything needed for a successful day of fishing including bait, tackle, and fishing licenses. Rods and reels are carefully selected and maintained for peak performance. Rusty hooks and frayed leaders are not acceptable aboard Captain Joe's vessel! Read More
4 Hour Nearshore - 24’ Pair Custom
Everything to Know About Booking a St. Augustine trolling charter
What are the best trolling charters in St. Augustine?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 33 trolling trips in St. Augustine, and the most popular trips in the area are Captain's Choice - 24' Tidewater guided by Adam, Full Day Trip - 31' Contender guided by Ricky, and Offshore Adventure - 30’ Albemarle guided by Robby.
Our guides in St. Augustine are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 9595 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 trolling guides in St. Augustine? Check out our beginner and family friendly trolling guides in St. Augustine.
What types of trolling charters are common in St. Augustine?
Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for trolling in St. Augustine as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and river fishing.
The most commonly sought after species for trolling in St. Augustine are: 1. kingfish, 2. red snapper, 3. cobia, and 4. mahi mahi.
How much do St. Augustine trolling fishing charters cost?
for trolling in St. Augustine prices can range anywhere from an affordable $450 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for trolling in St. Augustine is $702. The average price for a full day trip for trolling in St. Augustine is $1,392.
What month is best for on a trolling charter in St. Augustine?
The most popular season to go on a trolling charter in St. Augustine is winter, and most anglers book their trips 22 days in advance.
Do I need a St. Augustine fishing license and what are the bag limits in St. Augustine?
You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in St. Augustine 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 St. Augustine.
Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences
Kevin was awsome, put us right were the keeper were.
Mark H. with Kevin H. of St. Augustine, Florida
Best fishing day ever! We told Captain Troy we were serious about getting "keeper" fish to eat, and he did not disappoint. A full 12-hour trip into the Atlantic got us 46 delicious keepers (variety of snapper species, Jacks, Cobia, trigger fish, and more) with plenty of non-stop action, thanks to Troy's laser-focus on the fish. He provided good coaching on the best methods to drop our lines and haul up the bounty. He kept the boat on top of fish continuously, and had us haul up our lines as the boat drifted off so he could reposition the boat back over the fish. We literally spent no time at all just hanging out waiting for bites in an empty ocean. He knows some good spots; for the most part we were the only boat on the water as far as the eye could see; we only noticed a couple of other boats wander over toward us in one location. Action also included fighting with one or two giant groupers (line snapped off before we could get them to the boat) and a couple of small sharks. It got exciting when we had to quickly haul in a snapper to save it from the jaws of an impressive 6-foot hammerhead. Overall an exciting, successful, exhausting day on the water from sunup to sundown. Enjoyed grilled Cobia and Jack kabobs for dinner that evening.
Mary Lee F. with Troy J. of St. Augustine, Florida
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