Guide to the Best Florida Boat Charters and Fishing Charters

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Fishing Destinations

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.

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
The surfing capital of Florida is also home to one of the largest fishing fleets in Central Florida. From deep sea fishing in the blue Atlantic to backcountry fishing the mangrove marshes, New Smyrna Beach is a great vacation destination less than an hour from Orlando.

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.
Pensacola Fishing Charters in the Florida Panhandle


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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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”.


Long Line Charters - Saint Augustine, Florida
Captain Sean's fishing boat in Daytona Beach, Florida
Saint Augustine native, Captain Danny Ledford is a third generation fishing boat captain. Families with children are always welcome on fishing trips with Captain Danny and Long Line Charters.
Captain Danny offers inshore saltwater fishing along the coastal rivers just north and south of Saint Augustine including the Matanzas, Tolomato and Guana Rivers. His offshore fishing trips offer anglers both trolling and bottom fishing in the blue Atlantic waters.
For more information go to Long Line Charters in Saint Augustine

On The Hook Charters - Daytona BeachCaptain Corey of On The Hook Charters in Daytona Beach
Captain Corey and On The Hook Charters specializes in Offshore and Deep Sea Fishing Trips.
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 - Daytona BeachCaptain CB's Fishing Charters in Daytona Beach
Captain Chuck ‘CB’ Bragg offers affordable deep sea fishing trips on his twin engine 500 HP fishing boat.

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 - Daytona BeachCaptain John of Floating Time Charters in Daytona Beach
Floating Time Charters is Family Friendly! Take your family and friends on an offshore reef fishing or shark fishing trip with Captain John!
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!

Panhandle Charters & Guide Service - PensacolaPanhandle Charters and Guide Service offers family friendly fishing charters in Pensacola, Florida
Captain Kenny is a Pensacola native specializing in Nearshore Fishing and Shark Fishing.
Captain Kenny is one of the top reviewed fishing guides in Pensacola. In addition to guided fishing trips for the whole family, Captain Kenny offers guided hunting trips for hog, duck and deer during the aytumn and winter months. His fishing service is available year round. For more information go to: in Pensacola, Florida

Captain Sean’s Daytona Beach Fishing Trips
Captain Sean's fishing boat in Daytona Beach, FloridaDaytona Beach

Captain Sean is a Daytona Beach native with over 20 years experience as a commericla fisherman and fishing guide.
Captain Sean specializes in offshore and deep sea fishing trips up to 15 miles off the coast of Daytona Beach. He offers trolling and bottom fishing in the Atlantic as well as inshore saltwater fishing in the Halifax River and Intracoastal Waterway.
For more information go to Captain Sean’s Daytona Beach Fishing Trips

Port Charlotte Sailboat Charters
Enjoy a Day Sail along Florida’s sunny Southwest Coast! The cities of Port Charlotte Port Charlotte Boat Chartersand 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.

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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