Sportfishing East Coast – Florida

Book the trip of a lifetime with Captain James Coane today! With over 30 years of experience fishing all over the world, you can be guaranteed you are with one of the most respected Captains around.

Captain James has been a resident of Jupiter Florida for the past 20 years. He has extensive knowledge of the local waterways and will guarantee you a memorable day out on the water aboard his 23’ Custom Carolina Centre Console.

Spend a half or full day fishing along the coast, in the intercoastal or the Loxahatchee River. Expect to catch Snook, Jacks, Lady Fish, Pompano, Snapper, and Goliath Grouper, King and Spanish Mackerel, Dolphin, Sailfish and Swordfish.

They can cater a charter to meet your exact needs. All levels of experience are welcome. Capt. James has a wealth of knowledge and expertise that he is happy to share.

Come have a great day on the water, learn the finer paints of fishing, and hear some great tales. Book today!

Live bait will be either bought or caught at the beginning of the trip if possible.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Nov 1 - May 31
    $1,100
    Spend a full day out on the water fishing in the Loxahatchee River and intercoastal areas for Snook, Ladyfish, Jacks, and Pompano. If the ocean is calm you can fish for Mackerel, Bonita, Snapper, and Grouper. Fishing gear and licenses are included in the price. Just be sure to bring some sun protection and feel free to pack some food and drinks as well.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Nov 1 - May 31
    $600
    This is an early morning trip that will see you fishing close to shore. You can expect to target Bluefish, Redfish, Snook, Jack Crevalle, Ladyfish, and Yellowtail Snapper, among other species. Rods, reels, tackle, and fishing licenses are included. Just pack some snacks and drinks for the ride and bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses as well.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $600
    Depart later in the day and fish the local waters for 4 hours. Depending on the season, you'll target Redfish, Snook, Bluefish, Jack Crevalle, Yellowtail Snapper, and more. Rods, reels, tackle, and fishing licenses are included. Just pack some snacks and drinks for the ride and bring sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses as well.
  • Private trip
    Night Fishing Trip - Snook
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Nov 1 - May 31
    $500
    Join Captain James on an Inshore Snook fishing trip at night. You'll be going around the docks where there are lights, as this is where Snook congregate. It usually takes only a couple of hours to get a great catch. The Captain offers live bait, and his experience will make sure you have a great time!
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About the Captain

James Coane
Jupiter, Florida, United States
4 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
61 Customer Reviews
Response time 4 hours
Member since March 2018
Captain James Coane has over 3 decades of tournament, charter, and commercial fishing experience. He’s fished all over the world, including the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Mexico, the Caribbean, Bahamas, and the entire east coast of the US. He’s competed in over 100 fishing international tournaments and has placed first in several local competitions, including the WMO Tournament for Blue Marlin in Ocean City, MD. Capt. James decided to start his own charter service back in 2013 in order to share his passion with others. He gives his 100% every day, incorporating his breadth of knowledge and experience that he’s accumulated over the decades. The thing that sets Capt. James apart is his passion for passing on his wealth of fishing knowledge. Even if you are an experienced angler Capt James will be more than happy to teach you some of the tricks of the trade. He invites you on an exclusive adventure to catch lots of fish and create lasting memories with Sport Fishing East Coast

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Targeted Species

Bonito Bonito
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Ladyfish Ladyfish
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Yellowtail) Yellowtail Snapper
Snook Snook

Boat Specs

Tideline (Center console) originally built in 2007, and restored in 2012. Powered by a 250HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
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 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 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer

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Awesome time with Captain James

Half Day Trip (AM) on March 24, 2021
My dad and uncle were in town and we booked a charter with James on fishingbooker. He was quick to accept our reservation request...
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Half Day Trip (AM) on January 23, 2021
We had a great trip with Captain James. we caught a bunch of snook on live shrimp, and lures.  A few ladyfish and pompano...
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VERIFIED   Night Fishing Trip - Snook on March 31, 2021
Captain James is a great guide and a fun guy to spend time with.  He was very patient with the beginner fishermen I brought...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 31, 2021
Capt James goes out of his way (even into the water) to make sure you have a fun and fish filled outing. Awesome trip!
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VERIFIED   Night Fishing Trip - Snook on April 3, 2021
Cooler morning meant less fish but we had a great time and Cap James was excellent
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FAQs about Sportfishing East Coast – Florida

Sportfishing East Coast – Florida offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group - Night Fishing Trip - Snook (3 hours)
  • $600 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $1,100 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Sportfishing East Coast – Florida, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Sportfishing East Coast – Florida include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano )
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

Sportfishing East Coast – Florida offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing (Loxahatchee river)
  • Inshore Fishing (Jupiter waterways)
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Sportfishing East Coast – Florida offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Sportfishing East Coast – Florida include:
  • Bonito
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Ladyfish
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Snook