Salty Charters Of Jacksonville

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
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $425
    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
    $425
    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.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $625
    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
    Full Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $825
    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.
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About the Captain

Todd Philcox
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
34 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
142 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2018
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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) Blacktip Shark
Sheepshead Sheepshead

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
Bring your own equipment

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Penn reels
Live Bait
Usually prepared before the trip
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Water
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No min. age, life vests provided
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 142 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
99%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
95%
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David O.
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Half day morning tip with Captain Todd Philcox of Salty Charters

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on October 17, 2022
A brilliant morning fish with Capt. Todd!  Our first guided trip for reds, trout, and etc.  Capt. Todd even taught my grandson...
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Nick R.
Montclair, NJ
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Half Day w/ Captain Todd

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on October 28, 2022
My fiancé and I had a great experience with Captain Todd. The very first spot he brought us to was filled with red fish and...
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Kelly L.
Jacksonville, FL
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Half a day trip with captain Todd

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on October 8, 2022
Andrew and I had a wonderful time. This was actually a surprise fishing trip for my husband.  Captain Todd was amazing and...
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Ruth B.
Clodine, TX
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Great morning on the Water

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on June 22, 2022
Todd did a great job as our guide. Two of us needed extra help getting on and off the boat and he was more than helpful. We...
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FAQs about Salty Charters Of Jacksonville

Salty Charters Of Jacksonville offers the following trips to customers:
  • $425 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $425 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $625 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $825 per group, additional $50 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