Fair N' Square Charters

Whether you’re just discovering your sea legs or were born with a fishing rod in your hand, Fair N’ Square Fishing Charters in Port Canaveral are ready to take you on the adventure of a lifetime. No angling dream is too big for them!

Welcoming everyone from children and families to more experienced anglers, Captains Pat and Ken have fished all the way from the shores of New Jersey to the beautiful Florida Keys. They have extensive knowledge of these waters, as well as the best techniques to reel in a wide variety of inshore and offshore species. They love nothing more than sharing their skills with all types of anglers.

Whether you’re staying nearshore to reel in mighty Hammerhead or Blacktip Sharks, or heading offshore to battle with Sailfish or Mahi Mahi, you’ll start your adventure aboard a 28’ commercial Delta boat. She can comfortably accommodate up to six anglers, and you’ll all be able to cast off at the same time. She also has a fully enclosed toilet on board for your privacy and convenience. If you’re looking to cruise the waters in comfort and style, what more could you ask for?

Captains Pat and Ken pride themselves on offering a wide variety of trips for anglers of all ages and abilities. If you’re looking for a family adventure, kids over the age of six are welcome aboard Fair N’ Square. The three hour trip is perfect for budding anglers! Up for more of a challenge? Why not go for one of the half day offshore trips, and see if you can reel in a big, bad game fish — make sure you get a photo for bragging rights!

All necessary equipment is included in your trip. You’ll be provided with rods, reels, bait, drinks, life jackets, and the all-important fishing license. Once you’ve reeled in your big catch, your Captains will be more than happy to clean and fillet it for you. All that’s left is to book a trip with Fair N’ Square Charters, and let them make your dreams come true!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,200
    price breakdown
    $1,200
    On this trip, you'll be targeting Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and Blackfin Tuna. Traveling 10-30 miles offshore, you'll be able to try trolling and bottom fishing.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,000
    price breakdown
    $1,000
    On this trip, you'll be targeting Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and other big game fish. Traveling 10-20 miles offshore, you'll be able to try trolling and bottom fishing.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Nearshore (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    Great winter time trip for the rougher water we fish inshore we target Spanish mackerel Bluefish bottom fish for redfish sharks flounder several other species
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Nearshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    Same as the a.m. trip just for those who want to sleep in Target in Spanish mackerel Blue Fish Red Fish flounder large stingrays black drum
  • Private trip
    Shark Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    This morning shark trip is perfect for new anglers, especially little ones. You'll be targeting all types of sharks nearshore. Be prepared for other species to bite, too!
  • Private trip
    Shark Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    Fancy reeling in a Blacktip? Maybe Hammerheads are more your style? See what bites on this four hour nearshore shark trip. This trip is great for all kinds of anglers, and is popular with families.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour – Fishing/Sightseeing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Nov 1 - Apr 1
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    3-hour trip for people who want to get out for a little bit on the water but don't want to spend a long day out there a few hours of fishing and some sightseeing. Great trip for kids and families just looking to get out of the water and see what it's all about.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour – Fishing/Sightseeing (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Nov 1 - Mar 31
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    3 hour fishing/sightseeing trip, the same as the morning trip but departure time is 1:00 p.m.
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About the Captain

Pat Maresca
Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States
16 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
178 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since April 2018
Captain Pat has a total of over 30 years of fishing experience. His fishing adventures have taken him from the shores of New Jersey all the way down to the beautiful Florida Keys. His experience in both recreational and commercial fishing has gained for him extensive knowledge in various fishing techniques. This lifelong passion for fishing keeps him out on the water ready to share his love of the sport with a future generation of anglers.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Redfish Redfish
Sailfish Sailfish
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)

Shark (Hammerhead) Shark (Hammerhead)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)

Boat Specs

Delta (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1998, and restored in 2015. Powered by a 300HP Detroit engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Handline
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.75
out of 5 stars from 57 reviews
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Half day trip with Capt Pat
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Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
57%
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Travis H.
Palm Bay, FL
 5.00
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Fathers Day Memories

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip – Sightseeing & Fishing on June 9, 2020
My dad was visiting from OH and I’m tired of giving gifts to give gifts.  With two teenage boys of my own I wanted something...
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Micah M.
San Juan
 5.00
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4 hr near shore fishing trip

VERIFIED   Shark Trip (PM) on March 15, 2020
Captain Pat was helpful and friendly, he took us to a few different spots and we caught 3 lbs of fillets (about 20 fish) in...
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Brandy C.
Midland, MI
 5.00
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March fishing trip

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip (PM) on March 1, 2020
We booked our trip for March 1, 2020. It was about 67 out but Florida just had a cold front come through mere days before we...
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Sara S.
Ocala, Florida
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Three Hour Trip

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip (PM) on July 8, 2020
I took my 11 year old son and 9 year old daughter on the trip with Pat. It was an amazing experience for all of us! Pat is...
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Kim M.
San Juan
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Half Day (AM) Offshore with Captain Pat

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Offshore (AM) on June 24, 2020
6/24/20 We had a wonderful fishing experience with Captain Pat. He is knowledgeable and experienced—and very understanding...
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