Get Schooled Fishing Charters

Whether you’re an experienced angler or a complete beginner, it’s time to book a trip with Get Schooled Fishing Charters today! Captain Mitch grew up fishing with his dad and brother and has spent over 15 years fishing these waters. Inshore, nearshore, or offshore, he knows the top fishing spots to take you to for the most productive day out!

The day will be spent on his 27’ Ameracat. These boats are known for their stability out on the water, with twin hulls keeping you balanced anywhere from shallow inshore waters to the deep sea. There’s plenty of space for 6 anglers. On board, there’s a cooler with ice for you to put your food and drink into.

Fishing offshore for big game isn’t just for experienced anglers! Even beginners will have fun trolling for the likes of Bluefin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Wahoo. If there is time, you can also bottom fish for Grouper and Snapper. Closer to shore, expect to target Tarpon, Redfish, Flounder, and plenty more!

Kids over 5 are welcome on board. There are life vests available for them, just let the captain know the age of the kids before the trip so he can prepare the vests. The stable boat makes these trips good for kids, beginners, and the elderly.

Included in the price are top quality rods and reels from Shimano and St. Croix. Live bait is included, too, and will either be caught before the trip (usually on inshore trips) or during (mostly offshore trips). The fishing license for the whole group is provided.

You should bring along food and drink for the day. Beer is permitted, but should be in cans only. No glass on board! It’s best to wear light layers of clothing and deck shoes. Don’t forget to bring sunscreen and a hat. Take your seasickness medicine the night before if needed.

Book a trip with Get Schooled Fishing Charters today for an unforgettable time out on the water. No matter which trip you choose, you’ll have an awesome adventure!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,500
    price breakdown
    $1,500
    On this 10-hour trip offshore, you'll be able to target Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Wahoo, Triggerfish, Vermillion Snapper (Beeliner), Grouper, and more. The rods and reels for the day are included in the price of the trip, along with the live bait and the fishing license for everyone in the group. Remember to bring a packed lunch and drinks that can go into the captain's cooler. Beer is allowed but must be in a can – no glass. Wear light layers, deck shoes, and bring sunscreen.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Offshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $675
    price breakdown
    $675
    This is a 6-hour trip fishing the beach and nearshore reefs and wrecks to target Kingfish, Tarpon, and Shark. Your fishing license for the day, rods, reels, and live bait are all included in the price. You'll need to bring along food and drinks. This can go into the captain's cooler on board. Beer can be bought along, just no glass bottles.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore/Nearshore(AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    On this 4-hour trip, you will stay in the inter-coastal waterway and fish for Redfish, Flounder, and Trout. All rods and reels are provided, along with the live bait and fishing license for the day. You'll need to bring drinks and snacks along with you, which can go into the captain's cooler. Beer is allowed, but only in cans – no glass on board!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore/Nearshore(PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    Fish for Redfish, Trout, and Flounder in the inter-coastal waterway. Included in the price of the trip are the rods, reels, live bait, and fishing license for all anglers on board. Your welcome to bring along drinks and snacks – beer in cans (no glass!) is allowed. Don't forget to bring wear layers and deck shoes and to bring along sunscreen and a hat.
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About the Captain

Mitch Gurick
St. Augustine, Florida, United States
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44 Customer Reviews
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Member since March 2019
"I grew up fishing with my dad and brother and enjoy helping others create memories on the water. There is nothing more pure than reeling in a fish." Captain Mitch has been guiding since 2017 but has been fishing his whole life. He has been fishing the waters around St. Augustine for the last 15 years. He does a lot of different types of fishing so he’s well versed in several different techniques for both inshore and offshore fishing.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)

Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon
Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Ameracat (Catamaran) originally built in 2010. Powered by 2 150HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in St. Augustine to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
PayPal

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.93
out of 5 stars from 44 reviews
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Red Snapper
Kingfish
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Angler Rating
42
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Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
97%
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Emily E.
San Juan
 5.00
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King Fishing with Mitch

VERIFIED   July 20, 2020
Our group had an amazing time during our half day fishing excursion with Mitch! He was calm, encouraging, and helpful without...
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Palm Coast, FL
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Captain Mitch he does it right

VERIFIED   June 15, 2020
Our trip was scheduled for Monday and I know fishing cold fronts messed it up we went out and he gave a valiant effort. ...
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Charlie B.
Saint Augustine, FL
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6 hr trip

VERIFIED   June 4, 2020
Had to reschedule a couple times but Mitch hung with us till a weather window opened up.  Had to cut 6 hr to 4 hr because...
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Jom G.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
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Half day inland fishing trip

VERIFIED   December 23, 2019
What an amazing trip! Captain Mike was so accommodating-was looking pretty iffy with the weather but he called it perfectly...
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David F.
Orlando, FL
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Half day inshore/coastal waters with Mitch

VERIFIED   August 5, 2020
Fishing with Mitch was great. My main goal was for my grandkids to catch fish and have a good time. Both objectives were met....
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