Poseidon Fishing Charters

Join Poseidon Fishing Charters in New Smyrna Beach and get ready for an unforgettable adventure! Captain George Kotsonis has been fishing Florida’s Atlantic Coast his whole life and knows all the best spots to get you hooked up. He caters his trips to all ages and skill levels and welcomes you aboard to catch big fish and create lasting memories.

You’ll spend the day fishing from a 23’ Contender center console, powered by a 250 HP Suzuki engine. This boat comes with state-of-the-art tackle, safety gear, outriggers, and a livewell to keep your bait fresh between catches. On board, you’ll find a private head, Bluetooth sound system, and ample space for relaxation. She accommodates up to 6 guests and everyone can fish at the same time.

Capt. George offers both inshore and offshore trips and can take you fishing anywhere from the Intracoastal Waterway to the Gulf Stream. Inshore trips will see you fishing closer to shore, targeting the likes of Redfish, Black Drum, Snook, Tarpon, and Trout. On offshore trips, you’ll travel up 20–35 miles offshore in search of Amberjack, Gag Grouper, Red Snapper, and more. Finally, Gulf Stream trips will have you targeting majestic Sailfish, delicious Mahi Mahi, as well as tough-fighting Wahoo and other pelagic species.

You’ll be supplied with top-of-the-line rods and reels, as well as lures and live bait. Fish cleaning and filleting services are also included and Capt. George’s family owns a beachside restaurant where you can take your catch to be cooked.

Your fishing licenses are covered as well, so just come straight to the dock, bring snacks and drinks, and be sure to pack some sun protection. Everything else will be taken care of so that you and your family can enjoy the experience of a lifetime!

Choose Poseidon Fishing Charters for your next adventure and get ready to explore Florida like never before. Pack your bags, invite the family, and start planning your adventure today.



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  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Gulf Stream
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,100
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    Get ready to hit the Gulf Stream for an incredible adventure off the coast of New Smyrna Beach! You'll do a bit of deep dropping and trolling 40 or more miles out, depending on which species you want to target. You'll have the opportunity to catch Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Amberjack, Gag Grouper, Red Snapper, Wahoo, and Kingfish. The captain will supply all necessary gear and fishing licenses. Feel free to bring snacks and drinks and don't forget the sunscreen!
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,000
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    On this trip, you'll head up to 35 miles offshore to do a bit of trolling and bottom fishing. You'll have the opportunity to target Amberjack, Grouper, and Snapper. Rods, reels, and bait are provided on board and your fishing license is included as well. All you have to do is bring sun protection, snacks, and drinks, and you're good to go!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $800
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    This trip will see you doing a bit of bottom fishing and trolling up to 35 miles offshore. Your target species for the day include Amberjack, Kingfish, Cobia, Grouper, and Snapper. Fishing gear and licenses are included in the price. Just bring some sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses, as well as snacks and drinks, and you're all set!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $600
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    On this trip, you'll combine a bit of bottom fishing and trolling. You'll head out to 12 miles and continue offshore to target Kingfish, Amberjack, Red Snapper, and Gag Grouper. Rods, reels, tackle, and fishing licenses are included in the price. Just be sure to pack sun protection and feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $550
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Get ready to fish the inshore waters of New Smyrna Beach, including the Intracoastal Waterway. You'll spend the day targeting Tarpon, Snook, Trout, Black Drum, Redfish, and Sheepshead. The charter will supply the tackle and fishing licenses. Just bring sun protection, as well as snacks and drinks, and get ready for a fun adventure!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Rise and shine! Fish the Intracoastal Waterway and its surrounding inlets in search of Snook, Redfish, Black Drum, Tarpon, Sheepshead, and Trout. Your fishing license is covered and your captain will also supply the rods and reels. Just be sure to pack some sunscreen, a hat, and sunglasses, as well as snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore (Evening)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This trip will see you fishing the Intracoastal Waterway in search of inshore game fish. You'll be fishing under bridges and dock lights at night, in search of Red and Black Drum, Snook, Tarpon, and Trout. All necessary gear and fishing licenses are included. Feel free to bring some snacks and drinks, and get ready for an unforgettable adventure!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Get ready to explore the Intracoastal Waterway and surrounding inshore waters of New Smyrna Beach. Your target species include Redfish, Black Drum, Sheepshead, Trout, Tarpon, and Snook. Rods, reels, bait, and fishing licenses are included in the price. Just be sure to pack some sun protection, bring some snacks and drinks, and the rest will be taken care of.
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About the Captain

George Kotsonis
New Smyrna Beach, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
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9 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since December 2019
Born and raised here in New Smyrna Beach, I grew up fishing the local waters with my dad and older brother. When I wasn't working at my family's beachside restaurant, I'd spend all my free time on the water with friends and learned how to target and catch each species of fish that are native to this area. After years of fishing for fun, I started mating on a private fishing charter boat learning the ins and outs on how to troll offshore. Shortly after, I purchased my dream boat, the Poseidon, and decided to turn my passion and love for fishing into a career – something I've dreamed of doing my entire life. In August 2019, I obtained my captain's license from the School of Adams Marines Seminars.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)

Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snook Snook
Tarpon Tarpon
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Contender (Center console) originally built in 2002, and restored in 2019. Powered by a 250HP Suzuki 4-Stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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 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
Checks
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

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5.00
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100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
86%
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David H.
Orlando, Florida
 5.00
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Fantastic Fishing Trip and Fantastic Team.

February 20, 2020
You won’t find a crew that works harder to make your day great than the crew from Poseidon!  We caught 2 huge red...
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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
 5.00
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Half day trip with Capt. George.

February 12, 2020
Capt. George is a fisherman’s fisherman!  His excellent, perfectly equipt boat put us on fish 30 minutes out , where...
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Mike T.
Huntsville, Alabama
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We caught so many fish and different species the first time I went out with Captain George that I had to go on a second trip....
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Chris S.
Orange City, FL
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6 Hour Float That Was Amazing

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We tore it up today. Capt George and Lance were awesome. Kids got seasick and they did a great job making sure they were comfortable...
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Pamela M.
Edgewater, Florida
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4 hr afternoon trip

VERIFIED   January 18, 2020
Captain George and Lance did a great job for our family!  Even though the weather and the fish had a different plan, the...
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