Enjoy an incredible day of inshore and nearshore light tackle fishing with Captain Todd Philcox of Salty Charters Of Jacksonville. Captain Todd is USCG certified and he’a also a retired NFL quarterback who has 45 years of experience.

He started out fishing for Flounder, Striped Bass, and other inshore species in the waters of New York, Connecticut, and Long Island Sound. Since 2005, he specializes in targeting Redfish, Tarpon, Seatrout, Flounder, and many other species abundant in the inshore and nearshore waters of Northeast Florida.

Join the captain aboard his 21’ Sea Pro SV2100CC bay boat, perfect for fishing the creeks, shallow flats, St John’s River, and jetties. The vessel can cater to up to 4 anglers of all ages and experience levels. It comes with a 150 HP Yamaha engine, a wireless trolling motor, a live bait tank, an ice-box, and top-notch marine electronics and safety gear.

The charter will cover all the needed equipment, from the best professional Penn reels to live bait (usually prepared before the trip), and lures. Just make sure to bring your own fly fishing gear if you’d like to focus on this style. The captain will also clean and fillet all your hard-earned catch free of charge and provide fishing licenses and bottled water.

Captain Todd invites you to share his love for fishing and the joy of boating – don’t miss the opportunity to join him on the water!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $750
    This 8-hour trip is perfect for those who'd like to spend the whole day on the water. You'll maximize your chances to land Redfish, Tarpon, Seatrout, Flounder, and many other inshore/nearshore superstars. If you'd like to focus on Tarpon, keep in mind that high season is June through September.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $575
    Six hours is just the right amount of time to explore everything these inshore and nearshore waters have to offer. Depending on the season, you'll be focusing on Redfish, Seatrout, Flounder, Tarpon, and whatever else is biting.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $375
    This morning trip is perfect for all those early risers out there! Depending on the season, you'll have the opportunity to land various inshore and nearshore A-listers, such as Tarpon, Redfish, Seatrout, Flounder, and much more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $375
    If you prefer afternoon fishing, this is the trip for you! The captain will help you catch as many Redfish, Seatrout, Flounder, Tarpon, and others as possible.
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About the Captain

Todd Philcox
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
34 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
101 Customer Reviews
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Member since March 2018
With over 45 years of fishing experience, Captain Todd Philcox is your guy if you want to explore the best of inshore and nearshore fishing. He started out mastering the waters of Connecticut, Long Island Sound, and New York, fishing for various inshore species. After 2005, he started focusing on catching Redfish, Seatrout, Flounder, and Tarpon in Northeast Florida waters. Apart from being a USCG licensed captain, Captain Todd is also a retired NFL quarterback.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Sheepshead Sheepshead

Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Sea Pro (Bay boat) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
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
PayPal
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Another great trip out with Capt. Todd

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on April 9, 2021
This is the second trip my family has taken with Capt. Todd in the past couple months. Both times we came home with gorgeous...
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VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on July 21, 2021
Very professional and prepared guide and an overall good guy.  Did a great job with my child and had her casting and catching...
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Inland with Capt Todd

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on August 3, 2021
Excellent time fishing with Capt Todd! Extremely knowledgeable and personable. Everyone from my father in law to young son...
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FAQs about Salty Charters Of Jacksonville

Salty Charters Of Jacksonville offers the following trips to customers:
  • $375 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $375 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $575 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $750 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Salty Charters Of Jacksonville, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Salty Charters Of Jacksonville include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn reels)
  • Live Bait (Usually prepared before the trip)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water)
  • Fishing License

Salty Charters Of Jacksonville offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Salty Charters Of Jacksonville offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Fly Fishing (Bring your own equipment)

Top targeted fish species with Salty Charters Of Jacksonville include:
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon