Patriot Charters and Captain Tony offer the finest and safest deep sea sport fishing adventures out of Port Canaveral, Florida. Let an experienced captain put his 5 decades of talent to work for you and enjoy a fun and productive day on the water/

Troll those offshore waters, bottom fish for a large variety of species, or try live baiting. Hit the wreck and reef to check what’s biting or master your sight fishing skills. All of that magic happens 14-30 miles offshore in the local honey holes and hottest fishing spots.

Your potential target will depend on the season and what’s biting. Think of all those Sharks, Seabass, Jack Crevalle, Tarpon, Amberjack, Grouper, Snapper, Bonito, Blackfin Tuna, King Mackerel, Cobia, Wahoo, Sailfish, and Mahi Mahi… to name just a few!

Capt. Tony will take you out aboard the ‘Patriot’. She is a 36’ Harris and was built in the Northeast. The Patriot is a seaworthy vessel with plenty of fishing space and shade for up to 6 anglers.

She features a large covered deck to keep the sun and rain off (when needed, of course). A large flybridge will aid your search for the fish and the massive built-in coolers will have enough storage for your food, drinks, and the catch. The Patriot is also equipped with a private head, V-berths, and a freshwater shower.

With an amazing vessel that is fully rigged to catch fish, decades of local knowledge, and top-notch equipment, Patriot Charters is ready to get you hooked up. You will be provided with Daiwa gear, live bait, and fishing licenses. As well as that, all keeper fish will be cleaned at the end of the trip.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $850
    This morning trip will take you fishing not too far from shore, targeting Kingfish, Seabass, Cobia, and other exciting species. This half-day trip is great for families and anglers fishing with kids.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $1,000
    Add a few more hours to your time on the water and get your hands on more exciting species. Target anything from Snapper (when in season) to Cobia, Kingfish, Jack Crevalle, and many other species. Everything is provided but food. *7 & 1/2 Hour Trip*
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $1,100
    A nine-hour trip allows you to head up to 30 miles out in search of Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo, Sailfish, Grouper, and many other species depending on the season. Everything will be provided for a productive fishing trip; you will only need to bring some food with you.
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FAQs about Patriot Charters

Patriot Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $850 per group - Half Day Trip (6 hours)
  • US $1,000 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (7 hours)
  • US $1,100 per group - Full Day Trip (9 hours)

When you book a trip with Patriot Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Patriot Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Daiwa)
  • Live Bait
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Patriot Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing (14-30 miles )
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Patriot Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Patriot Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Sailfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Tarpon
  • Tuna (Blackfin)
  • Wahoo

Meet the Captain

Tony Grillo
Port Canaveral, Florida, United States
ID & license verified
143 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2018
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Captain Tony Grillo is a second-generation master angler and boatsman. With over 5 decades of fishing talent and experience, Tony knows how to find, catch, and bring in the best that the mighty Atlantic Ocean has to offer. Capt. Tony has a lot of repeat customers and caters to families, fishing buddies, beginners, and seasoned professionals alike.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper

Boat specs

Harris (Sportfishing) originally built in 1985, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 375HP John Deer 375 Diesel engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 16 knots.

36 ft
6 persons

Types of fishing

Offshore Fishing
14-30 miles
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing


Live Bait Well

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 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
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


Book with 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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:

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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