Tailhunter Outdoor Adventures – Ormond Beach

Go fishing with Tailhunter Outdoor Adventures and discover the prolific fishery that is Ormond Beach! With Captain John Tarr at the helm, you will test your hand in different fishing techniques and get a chance to catch a variety of inshore species.

Book a half day trip when you have a few hours to spend fishing and target Sheepshead, Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, and more. On longer trips, you can expect all this and much more – Jack Crevalle, Mangrove Snapper, and the magnificent Tarpon. Of course, a lot depends on where you’ll be fishing, the time of the year, as well as your preferences.

Capt. John is also a bowfishing expert, so if you’d like to try something different, this is your opportunity. He offers bowfishing trips where you will be wading to get to the best Tilapia fishing spots.

All the fishing gear, both for traditional and bowfishing, is provided. Do you love fly fishing? No problem, your captain will make sure to have quality Nautilus and Sage gear.

Your ride and a fishing platform for the day is a 17’ Gordon Boatworks flats boat with a 50 HP Tohatsu engine. Up to 3 anglers can fish here, and Capt. John will make sure that you have everything you need for a successful day on the water. He’ll also take care of the fishing license for everyone on board.

Your kids are welcome to join you on your trip, and the captain will have life jackets for everyone. Bring some sunscreen, drinks, snacks, and food on longer trips. After that, you’re ready to fish to your heart’s content with Tailhunter Outdoor Adventures!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Aug 1
    $400
    Go fishing as soon as the sun rises and spend 4 hours on the bountiful flats of Ormond Beach. There's a variety of trips you can expect at the end of your line – Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Tilapia, and more. Bring some refreshments, everything else is provided. Departure times are flexible.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Aug 1
    $475
    If you'd like a bit more time on the water, this 6-hour trip is a great choice for you. There's a wide arrange of species in these waters, including Spotted Seatrout, Snook, Tilapia, Redfish, Jack Crevalle, and more. Don't forget to pack some food, your guide will provide all the gear.

About the Captain

John Tarr
Ormond Beach, Florida, United States
2 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
12 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2018
Fishing has always been a part of my life. From the age of 3, when I caught my first Largemouth Bass in Arkansas, the water and fishing is where I wanted to spend the majority of my time. When I moved to Florida in 1983, my grandfather took me under his wing and introduced me to saltwater fishing on the flats. It didn't take long before I knew I had discovered my new passion in life. I was blessed to get a boat at the age of 9 and to live in an area and time when I could explore and fish on my own. It may have only been a 14' skiff, but I felt like a world explorer. I finally had the opportunity to turn my passion into my job. I love sharing my experience, expertise, and love of the outdoors with others. For me, there is nothing better than watching someone's tension melt away as we push away from the dock and head out to the adventure that awaits. Whether the fish cooperate or not, the friendships and memories make this job the best in the world! Beginner or expert, I'm here.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper

Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon
Tilapia Tilapia

Boat Specs

Gordon Boatworks (Flats boat) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 50HP Tohatsu engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
17 ft
Capacity
2 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Fly Fishing
Bowfishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
GPS
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Drinks
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal

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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 21, 2021
Enjoyed everything about the trip.
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FAQs about Tailhunter Outdoor Adventures – Ormond Beach

Tailhunter Outdoor Adventures – Ormond Beach offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $475 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Tailhunter Outdoor Adventures – Ormond Beach, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Trips booked with Tailhunter Outdoor Adventures – Ormond Beach include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Custom rods and Shimano reels)
  • Live Bait (If requested - included in price)
  • Lures
  • Drinks (Water and ice provided. )
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment (Nautilus and Sage gear)

Tailhunter Outdoor Adventures – Ormond Beach offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Tailhunter Outdoor Adventures – Ormond Beach offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle (Spin and Baitcasters available)
  • Spinning
  • Fly Fishing (All gear available from 4 weight to 11 weight)
  • Bowfishing (Right hand bows available)

Top targeted fish species with Tailhunter Outdoor Adventures – Ormond Beach include:
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon
  • Tilapia