Off the Grid Fishing Charters

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Explore some of the best fishing grounds off the east coast of Florida with Off the Grid Fishing Charters! They provide top quality fishing trips out of the nation’s oldest city, St. Augustine. Captain Frank Timmons is a third-generation fisherman with 45 years of experience with charter boats.

Off the Grid is a 40’ custom B&D Marine offshore sportfishing boat built locally in Fort Pierce, Florida. The boat offers a fast and reliable ride to the best local fishing spots. Equipped with a full range of electronics, as well as a fighting chair and outriggers, the boat is fitted for a top-notch sportfishing experience.

The comfortable interior has plenty of seating, and the enclosed head features a shower. A fully equipped kitchen features a refrigerator and a stove. There’s a full range of multimedia options on board to keep your trip fun even between bites.

Whether you’re targeting a specific species or are just after a good time, Capt. Frank will customize the trip to meet your needs and make your trip memorable and enjoyable. He’ll provide you with all the fishing equipment, as well as live bait and lures. After the trip, the crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home.

Capt. Frank and his sons are all licensed captains who have extensive experience of tracking down a variety of fish. Depending on the season and conditions they could lead you to a variety of species. Expect to target Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Tuna, Kingfish, Amberjack, Snapper, Grouper, Wahoo, and Barracuda.

Join Off the Grid Fishing Charters and get down to St. Augustine for an exciting Florida fishing adventure!



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  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day – Gulf Stream
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $2,100
    up to 6 persons
    This trip lasts 12–13 hours and it will take you 30–55 miles offshore. It will usually involve trolling for fast swimming striking fish but can also bottom fish. Expect to target creatures like Wahoo, Tuna, Barracuda, Amberjack, Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Snapper, and Grouper.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,400
    up to 6 persons
    This trip lasts 8 to 9 hours and involves traveling 15–45 miles offshore to troll for species such as Barracuda, Amberjack, Wahoo, Tuna, Marlin, Sailfish, and Mahi Mahi, depending on the conditions.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,050
    up to 6 persons
    This trip will last from 6 to 7 hours and will involve fishing 4–25 miles offshore for a variety of species. Expect to run into creatures like Tuna, Barracuda, Wahoo, Amberjack, Marlin, Sailfish, and Mahi Mahi.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $700
    up to 6 persons
    This trip will last from 4 to 5 hours and will involve fishing 4–18 miles offshore. You might catch a variety of species such as Wahoo, Tuna, Barracuda, Amberjack, Marlin, Sailfish, and Mahi Mahi.
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About the Captain

Frank Timmons
St. Augustine, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
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29 Customer Reviews
Response time 5 hours
Member since January 2016
Capt Frank is a third-generation fisherman with 45 years of experience with charter boats. Most of his family fished for a living, meaning he has grown up on the water and has a thorough knowledge of the best places to catch all the species that inhabit the waters to the east of Florida's coastline.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)

Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)

Spadefish Spadefish
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Custom B&D Marine (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2008. Powered by 2 480HP Yanmar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
40 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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4.91
out of 5 stars from 29 reviews
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Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Russell G.
Tampa, FL
 5.00
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Half day morning trip with the kids

VERIFIED   July 24, 2019
Thanks Captain Frank Timmons! Barracuda are good eating. We took home 12lbs of fillets from barracuda to cobia. Perfect weather,...
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Michael M.
San Juan
 5.00
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Day Trip on Off the Grid

VERIFIED   July 26, 2019
We had a very nice day out with Captain Frank and mate Kevin.  We headed 28 miles offshore and started bottom fishing,...
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Chantell G.
Saint Augustine, Florida
 5.00
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   July 11, 2019
We had the best time out in the water. We took our kids and it was their first time on a boat. Captain Frank and his crew were...
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Fishing with Frank

VERIFIED   NEW  May 30, 2020
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Ernest H.
Saint Augustine, Florida
 5.00
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Awesome fishing Day!!

VERIFIED   June 2, 2019
Awesome day out with Off the Grid Fishing!! The boat ad the crew were amazing we fished and caught a variety fish, eveyone...
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