Get ready to fish the Indian River Lagoon and its diverse estuaries with Dirty Bird Charters! Captain Vaughn Wooldridge, a local Floridian and expert inshore fisherman, will take you to some of the most secluded spots and put you on giant fish. Your experience will be customized based on your preferences and you’ll be provided with everything you need and more.
You’ll be fishing on a 21’ Egret bay boat, ideal for lagoons, flats, and other shallow bodies of water. Her hull provides a smooth and stable ride and she can accommodate up to 4 guests comfortably. She comes decked out with top-quality navigational electronics, safety gear, and state-of-the-art fishing tackle to top off the perfect fishing experience.
Your main targets will include Redfish, Snook, Tarpon, Trout, Cobia, Grouper, Snapper, Jack Crevalle, Permit, and more. The Indian River Lagoon is one of the most diverse estuaries on the Atlantic Ocean, so you can expect a trip full of surprises. Your vessel’s elevated casting platform makes her the perfect boat for sight fishing, and her wireless trolling motor gives you the ultimate advantage when approaching fish from any direction
Capt. Vaughn specializes in a wide range of techniques, including fly fishing. If you’d like to challenge yourself to this skillful tradition, let your guide know and he’ll scout some of the best spots for your trip. If you’d like to fly fish, please bring or rent out your own gear and the rest will be taken care of.
You’ll be provided with top-notch rods and reels made by Shimano, and live bait is also included in the price. Your fishing license is covered by the boat, and the captain will also offer to clean and fillet your catch after the trip.
All you need to bring are snacks, drinks, sunscreen, a hat, and a camera. Capt. Vaughn will make sure you have everything you need and that you are entertained for the whole ride. Book your next fishing adventure with Dirty Bird Charters and get ready for an incredible journey!
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Egret (Bay boat) originally built in 2018. Powered by a 200HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.
Types of Fishing
Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.