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Featured Fishing Charters

Daytona Beach Fishing Charters
Central Florida and Daytona Beach are perfect for inshore and deep sea fishing year round. Nearby New Smyrna Beach and Ponce Inlet provide easy access to the Atlantic and the Halifax River provides excellent inshore fishing.
New Smyrna Beach Fishing Charters
Visiting Orlando?
Daytona Beach and the nearby fishing ports of New Smyrna Beach and Ponce Inlet are less than an hour drive from Orlando via I-4.
When visting Daytona Beach or New Smyrna Beach, visit the following local fishing guides:

On The Hook Charters
Captain Corey of On The Hook Charters in Daytona Beach
For great inshore and offshore fishing charters in the Daytona Beach area, we recommend Captain Corey’s On the Hook Daytona Beach Fishing Charters. Captain Corey is a native Floridian who knows the best fishing spots in the area. Captain Corey will put you on the fish!

Captain CB’s Fishing Charters
Captain CB's Fishing Charters in Daytona Beach
Experience Matters! Captain Chuck ‘CB” Bragg has over 40 years of experience fishing inshore and offshore in the Daytona Beach area. Captain CB offers 4 hour, 8 hour and extended 10 hour deep sea fishing trips in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of Daytona Beach, Florida. Captain CB also offers inshore saltwater fishing charters in the Halifax River and the coastal marshes near Daytona Beach. For more information go to Captain CB Daytona Beach Fishing Charters.

Floating Time Charters
Captain John of Floating Time Charters in Daytona Beach
Captain John Schmidt of Floating Time Charters in Daytona Beach specializes in inshore fishing trips along the Halifax River and offshore reef fishing trips to Daytona’s extensive artificial reef system. Captain John has over 20 years experience as a professional commercial fisherman and guide. Captain John was born and raised in the Daytona Beach area and knows where to catch ‘em!

This Is It Charters
Captain Mike Robinson in New Smyrna Beach
Captain Mike Robinson specializes in offshore deep sea fishing charters off the coast of Daytona Beach. This Is It Charters of New Smyrna Beach is at the center of fishing in the Daytona Beach area. New Smyrna Beach is located just minutes south of Daytona Beach by car (or motorcycle) and just minutes by boat from the Daytona area’s only outlet to the sea, Ponce Inlet.


Florida Fishing Charters and Fishing BoatsFlorida
Fishing Charters

From deep sea fishing for sailfish and red snapper to inshore flats fishing for tarpon and redfish, Florida fishing guides are ready to make any anglers dream come true!

Florida Boat Rentals and Boat ChartersFlorida
Boat Rentals, Charters, Tours

Watercraft of all kinds for rent and charter from sailboats and yachts to pontoon boats and jet skis. Includes boat tours and scenic cruises.

Florida Canoe and Kayak Rentals and Kayak ToursFlorida
Kayak Rentals

Florida is a Kayaking Paradise. Kayak tours travel the clear waters of Florida’s lakes, rivers and estuaries, home of manatees and dolphins.
Includes SUPs

Florida Airboat Rides and Airboat ToursFlorida
Airboat Rides

The ultmate Florida thrill ride is an airboat tour of Florida’s vast wetlands. Find the very best Florida airboat rides and airboat tours from the Florida Everglades to Orlando.

Florida Live Video Cams covering the Best Florida BeachesFlorida
Live Cams

Over 300 Florida live video cams covering all of Florida’s best beaches from Pensacola Beach to Key West. Includes surf cams, nature cams, traffic cams and more.

Florida Marinas and Yacht ClubsFlorida

Florida marinas are home to fishing boats, yachts and every size boat and vessel in between. Also included are Florida yacht clubs, public marinas and boat storage facilities.

Florida Boat Dealers and Yacht BrokersFlorida
Boat Dealers

Florida is home to more boat dealers and yacht brokers than anywhere in the world. Find them here along with boat and motor repair, boat yards and marine supplies.

Florida Boat ManufacturersFlorida
Boat Builders

Boat building is big business in Florida with over 80 boat builders located around the state. Builders of fishing boats, offshore race boats, airboats and more.

Welcome to Florida, the World’s Recreational Boating Capital

Sailboats in Florida come in all sizes!Visitors come from around the world to experience boating in Florida. Florida offers visitors a wide selection of boating adventures from sailing yachts and deep sea fishing charters to jet skis and kayak rentals to guided dolphin and manatee tours.

Boating is the favorite pastime in Florida of residents and visitors alike.
  Everyone in Florida lives only a few minutes from the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean or one of Florida’s many navigable waterways. With so many days of warm sunshine and beautiful water everywhere, it’s no wonder Floridians love their boats.

There’s a boat or watercraft for everyone’s lifestyle in Florida. Choose from the excitement of a a deep sea fishing boat charter, the luxury of a motor yacht, the relaxation of a gentle cruise on a sailboat or pontoon boat or the personal adventure of boating in a kayak, on a jet ski or the most personal of all that floats, a standup paddleboard.

Ecotourism plays a major part in the Florida boating industry. Florida waters are home to Dolphin watching is the most populat boat tour in Floridamillions of exotic water loving creatures from dolphins to manatees to alligators. Boat rentals and private boat charters are available if you want to plan your own nature tour. But for most visitors, tour boats and guided eco tours are the most popular way to see natural Florida from glass bottom boats to kayaks. Diving and snorkeling trips, dolphin and manatee tours and scenic nature tours are in big demand by visitors that want to see the “Real Florida”.



North Florida
Fishing Charters

Pensacola Fishing ChartersPensacola
Fishing Charters

Pensacola is one of the hottest fishing spots in all of Florida. Winters are mild and in summer the waters of the “Emerald Coast” are most beautiful with clear emerald colored waters. Whether you are looking for deep sea fishing in the Gulf of Mexico or world class inshore and backcountry fishing in Pensacola Bay and along the barrier islands, Pensacola has it all.

Southwest Florida
Motor Yachts

Sarasota Boat ChartersSarasota
Boat Charters

Explore some of the most beautiful waterways in sunny South Florida from your own private yacht charter. The beautiful Gulf Coast city of Sarasota sits on Sarasota Bay, a boating Paradise that includes Siesta Key, Longboat Key and Anna Maria Island.

Naples Boat ChartersNaples Boat Charters
The Southwest Coast of Florida is a yachting Paradise. Thousands of islands from Tampa Bay to the Florida Keys are perfect for exploring and sightseeing.  Protected bays all along the coast make for smooth sailing whether you are on a sailboat or a motor yacht.  Naples is at the center of it all with easy sailing all along the coast.  Motor yachts frequently make day trips from Naples north to Fort Myers or south to Marco Island. Sunset cruises on the Florida Gulf Coast are the absolute favorite boating trip of all where boaters see spectacular sunsets almost every day.
See also Naples Yacht and Sailboat Charters

Southwest Florida

Port Charlotte Boat ChartersPort Charlotte
Boat Charters

Enjoy a Day Sail along Florida’s sunny Southwest Coast! The cities of Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda sit on Charlotte Harbor, the second largest bay in all of Florida. Both cities are just a short sail from South Florida’s Gulf Coast and are ideally located for boat charters exploring the barrier islands along the coast or sailing to Key West.

Spend a week in Paradise!
Sunny skies and beautiful water year round make Port Charlotte perfect for a leisurely sailing cruise in the warm South Florida sun! A private sailing charter from Port Charlotte or Punta Gorda to Key West and back takes only a week with plenty of time to see the town and visit Dry Tortugas National Park.

Central Florida
Paddle Sports

Crystal River Manatee
Spend time outside with the best outdoor guides in Florida. Fast, easy, online booking for hundreds of outdoor activities throughout Florida from kayaking and paddleboarding to hiking and fishing charters. Check out iTrekkers great deals available now for guided kayak and paddleboard tours in Tampa Bay and Port Charlotte.

Central Florida

Crystal River Manatee ToursCrystal River
Manatee Tours

Hundreds of Florida manatees will spend the winter in the fresh water spring fed Crystal and Homosassa Rivers along Central Florida’s Gulf Coast. It’s the only place in Florida where you can swim with the manatees in their natural environment. Choose from manatee dive and snorkel tours and even kayak and SUP guided manatee tours.

You’ll find listings in Surfing Gator for every kind of boating in Florida from yacht charters to kayak rentals from Pensacola to Key West.

Happy Boating!

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