Fins n’ Tails - Fishing Charters

200 Boatyard Street
New Smyrna Beach FL, United States

Fins n’ Tails - Fishing Charters of New Smyrna Beach: by Captain Matt Hodges offers inshore & near shore fishing on the beaches of New Smyrna and Daytona, saltwater estuaries of New Smyrna Beach and the famous Mosquito Lagoon area. Although Capt. Matt specializes in catching Redfish, Trout and Flounder, you can also frequently catch Tarpon, Jacks and other species with Fins n’ Tails Charters.

You will be fishing on the 24 Morada (Islamorada Boatworks).  This boat was built to get to and fish in all types of waters shallow and deep.  The captain provides everything you’ll need other than yourself.  Rods, Reels, Bait and Tackle are all included.

You should bring sunscreen and hydration.  A cooler is provided for your drinks and food.  If you are planning on taking any fish home, just let the captain know so that he can plan that out as well.

Captain Matt has been an avid Angler since the age of 3.  He has fished all over the Eastern Seaboard and the Gulf Waters of the US.  He has also spent a lot of time in the Caribbean waters and Central America fishing all kinds of species.  He takes the knowledge from fishing all these areas and applies many different techniques to the fishing he does now.

Fins n’ Tails - Fishing Charters of New Smyrna Beach: by Captain Matt Hodges offers inshore & near shore fishing on the beaches of New Smyrna and Daytona, saltwater estuaries of New Smyrna Beach and the famous Mosquito Lagoon area. Although Ca


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Boat Specs

Islamorada Boatworks (Center console) originally built in 2015. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 55 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
New Smyrna Beach / Mosquito Lagoon
Nearshore Fishing
up to 15 miles
Reef Fishing
artificial and natural reefs
Wreck Fishing
1mi. to 15miles
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Shimano Gear
Heavy Tackle
Shimano Gear
Bottom Fishing
Shimano Gear
Trolling
Shimano Gear
Spinning
2500 size to 10,000 size
Jigging
Shimano Butterfly
Popping
All Types
Fly Fishing
Allen Reels & TFO Rods
Targeted Species
 
Cobia
 
Grouper (Black)

 
Jack Crevalle
 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

 
Redfish
 
Shark (Blacktip)

 
Snapper (Red)
 
Snook

 
Speckled Trout
 
Tarpon

 
Tripletail
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Garmin 8212
Life Jackets
supplied
Fishfinder
Garmin 8212
Fly Fishing Equipment
Allen Fly Fishing
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Minn-Kota
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Garmin 8212
Life Jackets
supplied
Fishfinder
Garmin 8212
Fly Fishing Equipment
Allen Fly Fishing
Live Bait Well
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Shimano
Live Bait
Shrimp, Mullet, pig fish
Lures
all types
Catch cleaning & filleting
Filleted and bagged
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
approved and up to date
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Allen Fly Fishing
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in New Smyrna Beach to departure site is available and included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
Family Oriented!
 
You Keep Catch
within regs.
 
Catch and Release Allowed
inshore preferred method.
 
Disabled Accessible
I can accommodate as needed!
Payment

30% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express.

About the Captain

Matt Hodges
New Smyrna Beach, Florida, United States
Member since October 2014
Capt. Matt started fishing before he could walk. He began actively fishing with his Dad at the age of 5 and hasn't stopped since then! He has traveled across the Eastern Seaboard, the Gulf of Mexico and all over the Caribbean, fishing both the Saltwater Flats and offshore.
Response time: 4 hours
Response rate: 100%

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