Salty Charters Of Jacksonville

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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 Cancelation 7 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $750
    up to 3 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    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 Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $575
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    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!
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $375
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    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 Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $375
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    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
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22 Reports
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26 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
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 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 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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4.97
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100%
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100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Alan S.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
 5.00
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Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   May 31, 2019
While visiting Ponte Vedra for a family reunion, four of us had a great half day trip with Captain Todd. The boat was clean...
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John N.
Jacksonville Beach, FL
 5.00
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VERIFIED   NEW  June 20, 2019
Knows where to catch them. Pleasant, nice guy. Boat is set up well. He baited our hooks, netted the fish, provided insights...
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Scott T.
Saint Augustine, Florida
 5.00
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Half Day Trip - Highly Recommend

VERIFIED   May 24, 2019
I surprised my son with a half-day fishing trip with Captain Todd. He was extremely patient with my 5 year old and gave him...
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Derek L.
Ocala, Florida
 5.00
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Half day trip with my daughter

VERIFIED   March 18, 2019
Was a good trip overall. Only thing I could wish for more would be more fish. Seemed a little slow but to no fault of our excellent...
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Todd H.
Atlanta, GA
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Great Family Fishing Experience - First Time Charter

VERIFIED   June 11, 2019
Had a fabulous experience with captain Todd! My family caught a variety of fish and my children were exciting to watch as they...
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Fishing Reports

July Fishing

July 01, 2019

Summer is in full swing, fish are still biting and the sunrises are as beautiful as ever! The heat is turned up but cooling breezes make boating and fishing a lot more pleasant than any other outdoor activities in… Read Full Report →


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