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Jacksonville Inshore Fishing2019-01-18T15:35:00-05:00

JACKSONVILLE INSHORE FISHING CHARTERS

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WELCOME TO JACKSONVILLE INSHORE FISHING CHARTERS

Jacksonville Inshore Fishing has a huge abundance of incredible place for fishing. With both saltwater and freshwater options, there really isn't a bad time of year to fish in Jacksonville. The St. Johns River and channels are known as amazing places to fish for both freshwater and saltwater special. This inshore fishing is fun, whether you're looking to enjoy offshore game fishing, inshore or near shore fishing, you'll find it all throughout the waterways of Jacksonville.

When it's time to hit some of the best inshore fishing areas in Jacksonville, you need to know where to go. Redfish and trout are common targets for those looking to fishing inshore. Here are some of thehot spots.

Matanzas and Pellicer Creek Flats spot offers a great place for mullet with a huge mullet run. If there's a high tide, it maypush the mullet and reds onto any flat along the Intracoastal Waterway. Most of the fish found on the flats are reds, but those on the Pellicer Creek section could include gator trout as they move to shallow waters. It's also possible to find some flounders and trout at the falling tide creek mouths.

To hit the Mosquito Lagoon, the fall is a great time. It comes alive, especially at the tail end of hurricane season when the water levels are a bit higher. The creeks found at the northern end of Mosquito Lagoon near Three Sisters and Shotgun Pass can be some of the best. We have been guiding around the Jacksonville Inshore Fishing, Florida area for help you in fishing.

When it's time to hit some of the best inshore fishing areas in Jacksonville, you need to know where to go. Redfish and trout are common targets for those looking to fishing inshore. Here are some of thehot spots.

Matanzas and Pellicer Creek Flats spot offers a great place for mullet with a huge mullet run. If there's a high tide, it maypush the mullet and reds onto any flat along the Intracoastal Waterway. Most of the fish found on the flats are reds, but those on the Pellicer Creek section could include gator trout as they move to shallow waters. It's also possible to find some flounders and trout at the falling tide creek mouths.

To hit the Mosquito Lagoon, the fall is a great time. It comes alive, especially at the tail end of hurricane season when the water levels are a bit higher. The creeks found at the northern end of Mosquito Lagoon near Three Sisters and Shotgun Pass can be some of the best. We have been guiding around the Jacksonville Inshore Fishing, Florida area for help you in fishing.

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JACKSONVILLE INSHORE FISHING TRIP OVERVIEW


Trip Core Details

  • Region: Jacksonville
  • Duration: 4, 6 & 8 hour options
  • Cancellation: 48 hrs in advance
  • Bad Weather: Full Refund if Cancelled

What's Included

  • Cooler, Ice and Bottled water
  • Professional Captain
  • All Fishing Equipment
  • Boat & Fuel
  • All Fishing License

Amenities

  • Fishing Chairs
  • Life Jackets
  • All Fishing Equipment
  • Boat & Fuel
  • Fish Cleaning

What's not Included

  • Certain livebait when desired, maybe additional. Captain will tell you in advance of trip.(optional)
  • Food, specialty beverages or snacks (Alcohol is permitted)

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JACKSONVILLE FISHING CHARTER REVIEWS

Rodman Reservoir with Capt Ken Walker

Jacksonville
★★★★★
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We're both 58 years old and have fished many places with many guides. We recently had the privilege of fishing on Rodman Reservoir in north central Florida with Capt. Ken Walker. When we awoke to a 34 degree clear windy morning, we resigned ourselves to a tough day of fishing. We arrived at the ramp early to find Capt. Ken ready in his well equipped, clean, shallow draft center console. Capt. Walker is an intelligent gentleman who has lived and fished around the world. Our initial fears were quickly relieved when he immediately put us on fish. We had steady action and caught at least 10 bass of which 3 weighed more than 9 pounds (the largest was 9 # and 12 oz). Capt Walker had excellent tackle and a continuous supply of big wild shiners. He has an intimate knowledge of Rodman Reservoir and obviously understands bass. We also enjoyed the beauty of the lake, the ospreys and eagles (it was a little cold for the alligators). We look forward to fishing with Capt. Walker again. This was an exceptional trip!
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F.A.Q.

Are reservations necessary?2018-05-29T09:36:06-05:00

Yes, the fishing charters sell out. We only have certain amount of boats set for each day. The captains do not allow passengers on the boat without advance reservation.

Can I pay in cash on the charter?2018-05-29T09:36:31-05:00

Cash is accepted for the balance, you pay the captain after the trip is over. You must have a reservation in advance with a credit or debit card. Captains do also take credit cards for balance. By booking in advance, you are guaranteed a spot.

Is it necessary to print my receipt?2018-05-18T14:28:30-05:00

No, a printed receipt is not required. The captain will have your name and be expecting you.

What if I don’t receive the email confirmation?2018-07-03T12:08:03-05:00

If you don't see the email confirmation in your Inbox, check your Spam or Junk Mail folder. You should also try performing a search in your email account for the phrase: iOutdoor.com. If you still can't find the email, contact us +1 (888) 412-1117 and we will resend the confirmation.

How will I recognize the charter boat?2018-05-21T13:40:22-05:00

Our charter boats are labeled with iOutdoor logos, you will also have the captain's cell phone on your itinerary if you can't find the boat. You will always generally want to meet down by the boat ramps unless otherwise told by captain.

How long does it take before we start fishing?2018-05-21T13:41:11-05:00

The drive takes different times for different locations and styles of charters. Most inshore and freshwater charters take a 5 to 15 minute boat ride before starting to fish. The offshore charters are ones that can vary based on weather and species of fish the captain is fishing for. It could be 15 minutes, but up to 45 minutes. Again refer to your captain on his call with you and he can provide a detailed plan.

Do we stop while we are out on the water?2018-05-21T13:43:01-05:00

It depends on the customer and type of charter. If passengers wish to take a break, we can stop at scenic areas to stop take pictures, use restrooms or get a bite to eat when available. The charter time is yours, you book for 6 hours and want to fish for three hours and sightsee for 3 hours, that's okay with us. We do ask that you communicate that with the captain, they are fishing captains and focused on catching you fish, so that's what they do unless you advise otherwise.

Do you offer Wi-Fi on the fishing charters?2018-05-21T13:45:32-05:00

Many of the boats have hotspots onboard for FREE Wi-Fi. Due to the nature of the technology and locations that the boats travel there are many locations that may have no service during your charter. Please ask your captain about service quality prior to going, we are not responsible for interruptions of service that are beyond our control..

What are some good items to bring on the charter?2018-05-21T13:44:42-05:00

Sunglasses, Hat, Jacket, Wear layers, there's plenty of storage. Cell phone or camera, on trips that permit harvest a cooler to take your catch home is important.

Will you take us back to our hotel after the charter?2018-05-29T09:07:13-05:00

No we do not offer this, we can help you contact a car service on the way in so that you are able to get back to your hotel.

Can I eat on the boat?2018-07-03T12:04:35-05:00

Yes, you may bring food and beverages with you. But do not throw trash in the water, it is against the law and you may get fined. Deposit trash in the wastebasket on the boat, the captain will assist you with this.

Can I take pictures?2018-05-21T13:48:24-05:00

Of course! Photography is encouraged. Our boats have large panoramic windows that are perfect for capturing your catch and sightseeing. We know your vacation photos are important to you because of the way you share them on your favorite platform, when doing so please include @ioutdoor or #ioutdoor and we will be sure to share your pictures with all of our guests as well.

Should I bring an umbrella, what about rain?2018-05-21T13:53:55-05:00
What time do we return from the fishing charter?2018-05-29T09:07:02-05:00

The boat returns to dock at approximately what length time you booked. Departing 4 hour trips at 7AM return approximately 11:00am, departing 6 hour trips at 7AM return approximately 1:00pm, departing 8 hour trips at 7AM return approximately 3:00pm. Please allow extra time if taking fish, as it takes up to 30 to 45 minutes for captain to clean and package your catch. If you are on a tight schedule be sure to inform the Captain and he will work with you to accommodate your schedule.

Will you pick me up from my hotel?2018-05-29T09:36:40-05:00

No, we do not offer courtesy pick-up and drop-off service from hotels as we are pulling the boats and most places we can not turn around. It's most convenient to use Uber or Lyft car service.

How do people dress?2018-05-29T09:40:11-05:00

In layers is best, but fishing is casual. A sundress for ladies with bikini underneath is not uncommon. Khaki shorts for guys is as dressed up as anyone ever gets, long pants work if you're not use to the sun. In the same vein, there are no “styles.” Get comfortable with whatever dress code is norm. But always try to wear light colors as they are cooler.

Where can I park my car at the meeting Location?2018-05-29T09:36:49-05:00

There is parking at most all locations, most are free other places it may be a few dollars, many places are city meter parking. Your captain can tell you the complete cost, if any.

How do I buy fishing charter?2018-05-29T09:38:03-05:00

Book online at iOutdoor.com, or call us at +1 (888) 321-0202. After booking, you will immediately receive an email confirmation containing your receipt for your deposit. It will be followed up with another email with detailed itinerary from office with Captains contact and meeting location. Captain will make contact generally 12 hours prior to your scheduled date.

Does the boat have air conditioning?2018-05-29T09:06:24-05:00

Some do, all the inshore and freshwater charters DO NOT have air condition. Some of these boats do have T-tops or cover, others have no cover. Many of Offshore sportfishing deepsea charters do have air conditioning, although not all. So it's important to ask prior to your departure.

Can I bring luggage on the charter?2018-07-03T12:06:32-05:00

No, but in almost all cases the captain can help you store the luggage while you are out fishing. Please confirm with captain when you talk, how many you will have.

Will you pick us up at the cruise ship port?2018-05-29T09:06:31-05:00

No, we are unable to pick you up at the port. However, it is easy to take a taxi, uber or Lyft to our location and is generally never more than $10.00. Taxis are always available, but cost more than the share-a-ride companies.

What is your hurricane policy?2018-05-29T09:03:35-05:00

If a hurricane or tropical storm threatens to spoil your fishing trip, we promise to secure full refunds for customers with prepaid charters.

Do you offer group rates?2018-05-29T09:03:25-05:00

Yes, for large parties. You can email us at fish@ioutdoor.com with the specifics of your group. If you prefer to speak with us now, call or chat with us (407) 392-4593.

Can I come to your office?2018-07-03T12:07:42-05:00

No, our office is not open to the public. It is strictly a call center, our aim is to give you the best possible prices so it helps. We don't have an expensive office, so we can pass on these savings to you. However, we are available (7 days a week) from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM to discuss your fishing charter. To speak with us, call our Reservation department at (954) 771-3682! Or you can complete our email form and one of our representatives will contact you.

Can I reserve a charter with my hotel concierge?2018-05-29T09:06:04-05:00

Most likely, but if they don't have our contact please connect them with us and we will get them involved for your convenience. Space is almost always limited, therefore, we have a limited amount of last minute charters. You can call us from your hotel +1 (954) 771-3682 , but your hotel will need to make a deposit for a reservation for you.

What languages do you offer?2018-05-29T09:03:17-05:00

The two main languages that are spoken are English and Spanish. But it's not uncommon to use translators which captains have on cell phones!

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