Port Canaveral is blessed with a phenomenal location, right next to the bountiful Gulf Stream. This geographical boon, combined with the premier service that Canaveral Kings provide on their trips, make for a fabulous fishing experience.

Captains Joey Spoerle and Billy invite you to join them for an angling adventure on board a 35’ JC offshore sport fishing vessel. She was built in 1985 and fully rejuvenated in 2012 – old-school quality combined with modern amenities. You can bring 5 of your family or friends with you, the boat can hold 6 anglers.

The boat is fully equipped for both epic fishing and comfort while doing so. A private bathroom means you don’t have to worry about holding it in, even on longer trips. The cabin is air-conditioned, so you can take a break between strikes. There are outriggers on board, to extend your reach when trolling and allow for more lines in the water. And you’ll want as many lines in the water as possible with the extensive list of species you can target.

Canaveral Kings will take you after almost anything that swims in the waters off the coast of Florida. You can go from fishing the nearshore reefs and wrecks for Snappers, Groupers, and other fish, all the way to offshore extravaganza with Kingfish, Sailfish, and other pelagics. All the equipment you may need is provided by the charter.

You can even go for Sharks in Port Canaveral after dark – an experience worth a story or two!

Kids aged 1 and above are welcome to experience the thrill of angling, but please provide comfortable vests for them.

Book a trip with Canaveral Kings today and cast off on an unforgettable fishing excursion!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 6:45 AM
    $1,000
    This 9-hour trip allows you to travel up to 35 miles offshore to the Gulf Stream. Once there you'll hit the water for Sailfish, Kingfish, Tuna, Barracuda, Mahi Mahi, Sharks, Cobia, and many other species.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $900
    If you don't have the time for a full day on the water but can't get enough fishing done on a half day trip, this is the perfect middle ground! You'll go after a wide range of species like Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Tripletail, Amberjack, Snappers, Groupers, and whatever else you run across.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 6:45 AM
    $800
    Head out in the morning before the boat traffic picks up and hit waters up to 20 miles offshore! You'll fish the reefs and wrecks which contain Cobia, Tripletail, Snappers, Groupers, Amberjack, and many other species. With a little luck, you can hook up a Sailfish or Blackfin Tuna too.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $800
    You'll travel between 15 and 20 miles offshore and hit the numerous reefs and wrecks of the area. The target list is full of Kingfish, Cobia, Tripletail, Barracuda, Bonita, Shark, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Snapper, Amberjack, and sometimes the surprise of a Blackfin Tuna or Wahoo.
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About the Charter Operator

Canaveral Kings Sport Fishing
Port Canaveral, Florida, United States
8 Fishing Reports
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109 Customer Reviews
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Member since March 2018
Captain Joey Spoerle grew up fishing the waters of Florida’s east coast. He was born in Cape Canaveral and has lived his entire life on the Space Coast. After attending college and earning a Bachelors degree in Business Management, Captain Joey still felt the calling of the sea. He decided a 9-5 office job wasn't for him, so he continued his education with the United States Coast Guard, where he obtained a 50 ton master Captain’s license. Six years later and he has still not looked back! When he is not running charters Joey is fishing commercially, where the fish are sold to the market. This puts Joey on the water nearly everyday, giving him an edge to staying on top of the fish. He has won a number of local tournaments as well as traveled to places like the Bahamas, Virgin Islands, and all over the state chasing fish. He feels truly fortunate to make a career out of what he loves doing- fishing and putting a smile on people's faces.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper

Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Sailfish Sailfish
Shark (Hammerhead) Hammerhead Shark

Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Swordfish Swordfish
Tilefish Tilefish
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

JC (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1985, and restored in 2012. Powered by a 435HP Caterpillar engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
35 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

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.

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, 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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
83%
Appropriate for children
91%
Satisfied with the boat
91%
Catch intended fish
83%
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VERIFIED   NEW  December 28, 2021
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Ron M.
Yalaha, Florida
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We was chasing leatherback turtles y'all...fun times!!!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on September 4, 2021
Great full day trip with Captain Billy. We caught our limit of kingfish quick, and then had rare opportunity to chase leatherback...
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DeLand, Florida
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Two couples and the Captain

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on December 28, 2021
Very enjoyable! Captain Mike was a sweet guy that knows how to show everyone a good time while 🐠 ng for the big one.
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Carlisle, MN
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Half day PM trip with Captain Billy

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on January 3, 2022
Didn’t even need half the day, Billy put us on the target, (sharks), and we caught fish until we tapped out 2 hours early....
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Fishing with Joey

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on October 5, 2021
Captain Ronnie was great, first spot we tried and caught 1 King Mackerel and doubled up on the Mahi Mahi. No more bites after...
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FAQs about Canaveral Kings – CKII

Canaveral Kings – CKII offers the following trips to customers:
  • $800 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (5 hours)
  • $800 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (5 hours)
  • $900 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (7 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - Full Day Trip (9 hours)

When you book a trip with Canaveral Kings – CKII, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Private)
  • Air Conditioning
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Canaveral Kings – CKII include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn and Shimano)
  • Live Bait (Either bought or caught in advance)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (After the trip)
  • Fishing License

Canaveral Kings – CKII offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Canaveral Kings – CKII offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Canaveral Kings – CKII include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Sailfish
  • Shark (Hammerhead)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Swordfish
  • Tilefish
  • Wahoo