Charters By Capt. Brad- 25’ Boat

NSB Charters By Captain Brad goes to show that the best way to explore a new area you’ve never been to is with an experienced captain on a long, fast boat. You will find that Captain Brad has the former in spades. As for the boat, take a look at the photos and see for yourself.

Captain Brad’s custom built Dorado is 25 ft inside, with a 27 ft overall length. She cruises at speeds up to 55 knots, getting you to the offshore reefs quickly so you can start fishing early on in your trip. Equipped with navigational systems and a toilet for your convenience, this center console is a beautiful vessel in which you can truly enjoy your fishing trip.

All rods, reels and tackle are supplied on a charter with capt. Brad, and they are always of the highest quality. He uses Shimano tackle and Doa and Yozuri lures as well as Gulp! baits. On an offshore fishing trip with Brad you can expect to be in with a chance of catching Red Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, Trigger-fish, Cobia, Mahi-mahi, Tarpon, Wahoo, Sharks and more, depending on the conditions and season.

Fishing licenses for all onboard are included, as is full insurance and catch cleaning and filleting. The first make will be on board to help you out with anything you may need during the trip. He works for tips, with 15% being customary for a job well done.

Capt. Brad is an experienced fisherman who puts 100% into every trip. He studies the tides, moon phases, barometric tables, water clarity and winds to put you in the best possible position to get a catch. A full-time professional guide in the area for 11 years, he uses his extensive experience to make sure every trip goes as well as possible. He has many repeat clients and is confident that once you’ve gone on a trip with him you will also want to book again!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Extreme Deep Sea Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,250
    price breakdown
    $1,250
    Go on a true offshore adventure and fish for 10 full hours in deep waters for a huge variety of fish. You can troll for Mahi Mahi or deep-sea fish for many different species inhabiting the depths of the ocean. It's a trip of a lifetime!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Deep Sea Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $800
    price breakdown
    $800
    This deep sea trip gives you more time to catch the big one, add $125 for fuel to run farther out and have an even better shot at the big fish.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $699
    price breakdown
    $699
    Go further out to sea and explore the local reefs for the chance to hook Red Snapper, Kingfish, Amberjack, Triggerfish, Lane Snapper, and Vermillion Snapper. With these many fish out there, all you need to do is pack up on snacks and get ready to have fun! if you'd to go to go further, you can pay an additional $125 fuel cost which will put you on seriously deep waters for the chance to hook some huge fish!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Offshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $599
    price breakdown
    $599
    Get up early and scour the closer offshore reefs for Red Snappers and Amberjacks. A perfect trip for those who'd like to get a small look into the world of offshore fishing. Make sure to pack polarized sunglasses for the best experience.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Offshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $599
    price breakdown
    $599
    Travel to the closer offshore reefs and be on the lookout for lots of Snappers and Groupers in this exciting four hour trip. Captain Brad knows where the best fishing spots are, so it's up to you to bring snacks and expect to have some fun.
  • Private trip
    Shark Trip 4hr - Catch Guaranteed!
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Sep 30
    $599
    price breakdown
    $599
    While here in Central Florida, you can experience the shark bite capital of the world in a trip you are sure to love. With Captain Brad at the helm, a catch is guaranteed.
  • Private trip
    Shark Trip 3hr - Catch Guaranteed!
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Sep 30
    $499
    price breakdown
    $499
    If you're someone who wants to go hunting for sharks and is dead-set on getting that catch - look no further. Captain Brad guarantees a successful hunt, and he has the years of experience to back it up.
  • Private trip
    Summer Shark Special
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $499
    price breakdown
    $499
    Guaranteed to catch a Shark on this short charter.
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About the Captain

Brad Curtsinger
New Smyrna Beach, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
18 Fishing Reports
27 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since June 2014
Captain Brad was born and grew up on a river and was always told by his friends that he should be a captain. He has now been fishing the Florida waters professionally for 17 years around areas such as the world-famous Mosquito Lagoon, the coast line running from Daytona to New Smyrna beach, and offshore deep fishing up to 40 miles. For the last 11 years he has devoted himself full-time to offering guided charters, doing what he loves. He uses all the knowledge he has learnt over the years to make sure you're in with the best possible chance of finding fish.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Bonnethead) Shark (Bonnethead)

Shark (Nurse) Shark (Nurse)
Shark (Tiger) Shark (Tiger)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)

Boat Specs

Dorado custom (Center console) originally built in 2012. Powered by a 300HP Suzuki 4 stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 55 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Multimedia System

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate
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
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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2.5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (9)
4.58
out of 5 stars from 8 reviews
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Good experience
80%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
60%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
80%
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Michael T.
Winnetka, IL
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Half day offshore trip with Capt Brad

VERIFIED   December 23, 2019
Great trip, boat and crew. My boys (pictured above) are beginners and they both had all the support and suggestions they needed...
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VERIFIED   June 22, 2020
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Michael B.
Ormond Beach, Florida
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VERIFIED   July 15, 2019
We had a blast it was a lot of fun . Captain brad and Ryan new where to go to put us on very nice fish . next time I will use...
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Christian H.
Daytona Beach, FL
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3/4 Offshore 20 miles with Captain Brad

VERIFIED   June 22, 2019
Good morning with Brad and his First mate Ryan; easy going guys who care that you catch fish.
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VERIFIED   February 8, 2018
Captain Brad was awesome!! The trip was so much fun. He took me to great places. I strongly recommend you to trip with him.
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