Explore Florida’s Choctawhatchee Bay and nearby Emerald Coast for some of the best inshore fishing around with Rising Son Expeditions and Captain Trey Senterfitt! He’s a local pro who works hard to earn your trust and business and enjoys building friendships with returning clients. Whether you’re a family with children or a group of fishing buddies looking for a productive day out, Rising Son Expeditions has got you covered.

Hop aboard a 22’ Tran Sport Boats catamaran, powered by a single Suzuki 200 HP outboard. She’s equipped with a spot lock trolling motor, top-notch electronic fish finding equipment, 2 10’ power poles, and a trusted arsenal of artificial lures and cast nets for catching live bait. This is the ideal vessel for 6 anglers who all want to fish at the same time.

There are a ton of legendary Florida inshore fish to go after, including a healthy supply of Redfish, Black Drum, and Trout year-round. In the winter and early spring, you’ll hook into a ton of delicious Flounder and Sheepshead too! Choose to explore the nearby Choctawhatchee River instead and there’s plenty of Bass and Trout to stock that cooler with.

Hooking your targets is made easy with gear provided by Capt. Trey. Onboard, there are Daiwa reels with rods and tackle to match, and for targeting those larger game fish, he’s also got several heavy-duty Penn Reels. If you run out of bait, stop by one of the many legal bait traps Capt. Trey has in the Bay and stock up!

There’s no need to pick up a fishing license if you’re doing saltwater fishing but if you plan on exploring the River you will need to get a freshwater license. Returning customers should also get in touch with Capt. Trey to inquire about special discounts!

Pack your drinks, snacks, and sun protection and get ready for an epic day of fishing in Santa Rosa Beach with Rising Son Expeditions!



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
    $630
    This trip will allow a little extra time for travel and a couple extra stops. Redfish, Black Drum, and Trout are available throughout the whole year, while Sheepshead and Flounder are great for late fall, winter, and early spring.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $630
    Redfish and Trout are available throughout the whole year, while Sheepshead and Flounder are great in the winter months.
  • Private trip
    Kids Special (10 AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    $430
    If you're not an early riser, this trip will allow you to head out later in the morning and do some quick fishing close to shore. You'll fish for smaller fish to keep your kids busy!
  • Private trip
    Kids Special (7 AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $430
    Introduce your kids to fishing on this quick 2 hour trip. You'll fish the waters close to shore and target smaller fish to keep your children busy reeling!
  • Private trip
    Kids Special (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $430
    Head out in the afternoon and spend a couple hours fishing. This trip is a great way to introduce your kids to fishing as you'll stay close to shore and target smaller fish to keep the action going.
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About the Captain

Trey Senterfitt
Santa Rosa Beach, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
25 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
100 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2020
I was raised around my father’s marina and fish camp on Black Creek, which is located between Santa Rosa Beach and Freeport, FL. Early on, I was excited to see what folks brought in. Then I started fishing on his dock hoping to catch fish as big as the ones brought in. After some success, I began to understand that this was something I could do on my own and I was hooked! Later, as a young boy, I was allowed to take the boat out on my own. Often times, I was invited to go along with some of the best fishermen and learn from them. During my downtime, I would rent VCR tapes and watch the pro’s how-to videos. Though times have changed, especially with technological advancements, I still find myself watching them from time to time. One thing remains constant: the more I watch and learn, the more driven I am to locate and catch more fish, especially the big ones! The best part of it all, I cast my burdens and cares away before the end of each day!

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Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth) Largemouth Bass
Black Drum Black Drum
Catfish Catfish
Flounder Flounder

Ladyfish Ladyfish
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Tran Sport Boats (Catamaran) originally built in 2013. Powered by a 200HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 46 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
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
No Alcohol
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
Checks

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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
73%
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on August 19, 2021
Captain Trey was an exceptional guide. He made sure the kids knew exactly what they were doing and had a lot of fun! We will...
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Half Day trip with Captain Trey

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip (AM) on June 29, 2021
What an amazing day of fishing! Captain Trey was incredibly knowledgeable about the area and gear we needed to have an incredible...
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Great fun for the whole family

VERIFIED   NEW  Kids Special (7 AM) on November 26, 2021
Trey was an expect in the location and then fishing sport. As a local he was able to guide us to the sweet spots and offer...
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Half day (PM) with Captain Trey

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on November 22, 2021
Went out today and fished with my wife and 3 kids and Capt. Trey was great!!! Look forward to coming back and going back out...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 15, 2021
I have to say. Captain Trey was wonderful. The boat was clean, the fishing was extremely fun, and Trey was very entertaining....
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FAQs about Rising Son Expeditions

Rising Son Expeditions offers the following trips to customers:
  • $430 per group - Kids Special (10 AM) (2 hours)
  • $430 per group - Kids Special (7 AM) (2 hours)
  • $430 per group - Kids Special (PM) (2 hours)
  • $630 per group, additional $85 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $630 per group, additional $85 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Rising Son Expeditions, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS (Chartplotter)
  • Fishfinder (Garmin 94SV EchoMap Plus)
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor (Spot Lock)
  • Ice Box (Multiple ice chest on board filled with ice.)

Trips booked with Rising Son Expeditions include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License (Saltwater only. )

Rising Son Expeditions offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Rising Son Expeditions offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Rising Son Expeditions include:
  • Bass (Largemouth)
  • Black Drum
  • Catfish
  • Flounder
  • Ladyfish
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Speckled Trout