Captain Chris Fishing Charters LLC

St. Augustine, Florida, and its surrounding waters hold many opportunities for fishing enthusiasts. Captain Chris Fishing Charters LLC seizes this opportunity and they deliver fishing trip packages that are great for families, beginners and hardcore anglers alike. Capt. Chris Driver is a lifelong St. Augustine local with more than 25 years of experience in local inshore and offshore waters. He will do his best you get an amazing and comfortable experience. Operating out of the best marina in town, centrally located to the downtown area for your convenience! Top of the line boat, electronics, tackle and live bait. Also 2023 best of St. Augustine award winner!

The charter caters to groups of up to 4 people. All guests will have their fishing adventure on a Pathfinder 25’ hybrid. The vessel is equipped with a Yamaha 300 single motor that will get you to the fishing spots fast. For a more tactful approach to your fish, there’s a wireless trolling motor, powerpoles, fishfinder/gps and stereo system.

The trips specialize in inshore and nearshore locations with the opportunity of trying your luck at offshore and inshore locations. Depending on the season you can hope to catch Redfish, Kingfish, Spotted Seatrout, and Flounder, mangrove snapper, black drum, cobia, sharks among many others. Tactics include light tackle, spinning, trolling, bottom fishing or fly fishing.

All the necessary equipment, lures, and live bait, cooler with ice and bottled waters await for you on board. Anglers are also covered by the charter’s Florida fishing license. When regulations allow it you can keep your catch, I will help you prepare it and recommend great places that can cook your catch. Children, women and families are more than welcome. passengers should bring your own refreshments, snacks and non spray sun
Screen. Having guided from the coast of alaska to his home waters of St. Augustine you can’t go wrong booking a trip with Captain Chris Driver and make excellent memories!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Inshore
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $500
    This trip specializes in redfish, flounder, trout, black drum and many other inshore species. Usually consists of fishing the intercostal waterway and it tributaries.Try your luck with light tackle spin fishing with live or artificial and fly fishing. depending on the season your catch may vary, lets catch some fish!
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Popping
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Pompano
    Pompano
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - Aug 1
    US $500
    This trip specializes in Redfish, Flounder, Trout, Black Drum and many other inshore species. Usually consists of fishing the intercostal waterway and its tributaries. Try your luck with light tackle spin fishing with live or artificial and fly fishing. Depending on the season your catch may vary. Let's catch some fish!
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Pompano
    Pompano
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
  • Private trip
    Half Day Nearshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    US $600
    This is the big fish afternoon trip! Nearshore targeting Kingfish, Tarpon, Sharks, Jack Crevalle, Cobia, and anything else that crosses our path.
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Pompano
    Pompano
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Nearshore (AM)
    Just booked! Last booked: 8 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $600
    Saint Augustine's near coastal fishing is extremely diverse. Target species include Kingfish, Cobia, Big Jacks, Tarpon, Bonita, Snapper, Flounder and a variety of different Shark species. From trolling to bottom fishing to sight casting, If you want big fish this is the trip for you! You never know what you'll catch out on the open ocean!
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Pompano
    Pompano
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $700
    This trip specializes in redfish, flounder, trout, black drum, sheepshead and many other inshore species. Usually consists of fishing the intercostal waterway and it tributaries. The 6hr trip gives us more time to fish more spots and push further away if necessary to find fish. Try your luck with light tackle spin fishing with live or artificial and fly fishing. depending on the season your catch may vary, lets catch some fish!
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Backcountry Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Light Tackle
    Fly Fishing
    Jigging
    Popping
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Pompano
    Pompano
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $800
    Saint Augustine's near coastal fishing is extremely diverse. Target species include Kingfish, Cobia, Big Jacks, Tarpon, Bonita, Snapper, Flounder, and a variety of different Shark species. If you want big fish this is the trip for you! You never know what you'll catch out on the open water! Full-day trips give you the extra time to catch more fish and go further if that's what it takes to find them.
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Trolling
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Flounder
    Flounder
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 1
    US $1,200
    Full-day offshore trip (weather dependent if we have to we can adjust to an inshore trip) this trip specializes in bottom fishing for Snapper, Triggerfish, Grouper, and live bait trolling for Kingfish, Cobia, Sailfish, and Mahi Mahi depending on the season. If any of the trips are a “meat trip” this is the one!
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Fly Fishing
    Jigging
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Sailfish
    Sailfish
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Pompano
    Pompano
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Chris

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip - Inshore on May 29, 2024
I had a great time catching with Captain Chris. I wanted to land some redfish and flounder, and we did just that. I couldn’t...
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March fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) on March 27, 2024
Our party of three enjoyed a four-hour inshore fishing excursion with Chris the last week of March during our vacation to St....
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Aaron T.
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Knowledge and effort will get you fish

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Inshore on January 26, 2024
Headed out with Captain Chris during a tough fishing time of the year.  However, Chris had a lot of holes to hit, target what...
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Jeff S.
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So much fun

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip - Inshore on June 17, 2024
My son’s 1st real fishing trip, he’s addicted.  Captain Chris was amazing, patient with my boy (and me, too).  He’d...
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Couldn’t have asked for a better trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Nearshore (PM) on May 16, 2024
Captain Chris did a great job as our captain and host. He knows his equipment as well as the waters he fishes in very well....
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FAQs about Captain Chris Fishing Charters LLC

Captain Chris Fishing Charters LLC offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $500 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip - Inshore (4 hours)
  • US $500 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $600 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Nearshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $600 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip - Nearshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $700 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip - Inshore (6 hours)
  • US $800 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip – Nearshore (6 hours)
  • US $1,200 per group - 8 Hour Offshore (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Captain Chris Fishing Charters LLC, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Captain Chris Fishing Charters LLC include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Live bait is always included in the trip price and we never leave the marina without it. If you prefer artificial that is provided as well. Live bait is key in our area to catch the most fish!)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Fish cleaning is included in the trip price. Your fish will be filleted and put in gallon ziplock bags for you to take home or to one of the local restaurants to have it prepared for you. Fish are cleaned at the marina at clean fish cleaning stations!)
  • Drinks (Bottled waters)
  • Fishing License (Fishing licenses are included for all guests at no additional cost. )

Captain Chris Fishing Charters LLC offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (Nearshore trips are generally between 1 and 15 miles offshore but can be tailored to exactly what you want to do for your comfortability and best experience possible )
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Captain Chris Fishing Charters LLC offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Captain Chris Fishing Charters LLC include:
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Pompano
  • Redfish
  • Sailfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon

Meet the Captain

Chris Driver
St. Augustine, Florida, United States
2 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
334 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since June 2020
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Captain Chris Driver is a lifelong local of Saint Augustine and second generation captain with loads of knowledge of our local waters. He is offering inshore and near coastal fishing adventures targeting a multitude of species with the ability to change tactics depending on what you want to do. Children of all ages, lady anglers and families are more than encouraged to join. There’s nothing better than putting a kid on their first fish or helping to grow their love of the water and fishing!

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Boat specs

Pathfinder (Bay boat) originally built in 2018. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha F300 engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 60 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Nearshore trips are generally between 1 and 15 miles offshore but can be tailored to exactly what you want to do for your comfortability and best experience possible
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Live bait is always included in the trip price and we never leave the marina without it. If you prefer artificial that is provided as well. Live bait is key in our area to catch the most fish!
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fish cleaning is included in the trip price. Your fish will be filleted and put in gallon ziplock bags for you to take home or to one of the local restaurants to have it prepared for you. Fish are cleaned at the marina at clean fish cleaning stations!
Drinks
Bottled waters
Fishing License
Fishing licenses are included for all guests at no additional cost.

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Children of 5 and up are always welcomed aboard! Accommodations can be made for children a little younger, ask and I’ll see what we can work out. I love getting the kids on some fish!
You Keep Catch
Fish filleted by captain after the trip.
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Bank Transfer

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