Forgotten Coast Adventures

Since 2004, Captain Mark Howze of Forgotten Coast Adventures has satisfied clients from beginners to avid anglers in search of the perfect day on light tackle. You’re next in line to explore the rich waters out of Port Saint Joe, as you get your fish on like never before.

An avid angler since childhood, Capt. Mark has honed in on his fishing technique throughout his life, and knows exactly what it takes to fill the boat. He’ll take you to the flats, inshore, and nearshore waters Cape San Blas, Indian Pass, Mexico Beach, and Carrabelle in search of that prized catch,

You’ll be fishing aboard a 24’ Skeeter bay boat, built in 2013, that can take out up to 4 people. Whether you’re a beginner or pro, Capt. Mark is here to look after you, with rods, reels, tackle, and live bait and lures included on every trip. He’ll even clean, fillet, and bag your catch to take home after the end of your trip, so you have nothing to worry about. 

Focus on a thrilling day out filling the boat with plenty of meat, or going after that trophy catch. Capt. Mark will take you into some of the most unspoiled tidal estuaries in the world and put you on Cobia, King Mackerel, Tarpon, Black Seabass, Redfish, and more. Not only that, but you’ll also get to admire the vibrant wildlife, with Bald Eagles, Osprey, and Dolphins all around you.

Forgotten Coast Adventures is here to to provide you with a fun and personalized adventure, regardless of your skill level. Whether you want to stalk a monster Tripletail or just gather some tasty scallops in St. Joe Bay, Capt. Mark has got your back, so come aboard for a fishing trip like no other!



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  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    There's no end to the incredible fish you can find in the shallow waters inshore in the Saint Joe Bay, so come aboard and get ready for plenty of action. You'll spend 4 hours perfecting your technique to fill the boat with delicious Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Sheepshead, Spotted Seatrout, and Flounder, as you discover why this is one of the world's best fishing spots.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Scalloping
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Sep 1
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    Take advantage of the incredible Scallop beds out of Port Sain Joe and go after these delicious crustaceans in incredible numbers. Get ready for a fun-filled few hours aboard, as you discover the underwater beauty by snorkeling and picking up something tasty to take home.
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About the Captain

Mark Howze
Port St. Joe, Florida, United States
2 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
7 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since November 2014
An avid angler of over 20 years. Captain Mark has fished all over the southeastern US with different guides, and has learned exactly what makes the most successful fishing trip. From growing up in Alabama and planning fishing trips with his father and grandfather, he learned the importance of patience in teaching beginners and children, and is just as happy welcoming first-timers as he is pros.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Bluefish Bluefish
Flounder Flounder
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Redfish Redfish
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Skeeter (Bay boat) originally built in 2013. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 55 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

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 4.5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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3.92
out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
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Experience
Tarpon trip with Captain Mark.
Tarpon trip with Captain Mark.
Tarpon trip with Captain Mark.
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
75%
Friendly captain
75%
Recommend this charter
43%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
75%
Catch intended fish
50%
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The captain canceled

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David S.
Indian Springs Village, AL
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VERIFIED   July 31, 2020
Trip was awesome!  Captain Mark was amazing and showed us a great time!
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Michael F.
Macon, Georgia
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 28, 2020
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