The charming town of 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 will be great for families and hardcore anglers. Capt. Chris Driver is a lifelong St. Augustine local with more than 25 years of experience in local waters. He will do his best you get an amazing and comfortable experience.

The charter caters to groups of up to 4 people. All guests will have their fishing adventure on a 21’ Rabolo bay boat. The vessel is equipped with electronic fish finding equipment, along with downriggers. A Yama 150 single motor will take you through waves with a maximum speed of 32 knots. For a more tactful approach to your fish, there’s a wireless trolling motor.

The trips specialize in inshore and nearshore locations with the opportunity of trying your luck at reef and flats locations. Depending on the season you can hope to catch Redfish, Kingfish, Spotted Seatrout, and Flounder, among others. You can go around catching them with light tackle, fly fishing, and spinning.

All the necessary equipment, lures, and live bait 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, and the crew will help you prepare it. Children are welcome and passengers should bring your own refreshments and snacks.

When in the area of St. Augustine Florida and you hear the call of the fish biting, book a trip with Captain Chris Driver and make some excellent memories.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Near Coastal
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Sep 30
    $700
    Saint Augustine's near coastal fishing during the summer is extremely diverse. Target species include Kingfish, Cobia, Big Jacks, Tarpon, Bonita, and a variety of different Shark species. If you want big fish this is the trip for you! Full day trips give you the extra time to catch more fish and go further if that's what it takes to find them.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Nearshore
    Just booked! Last booked: 5 hours ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 15 - Oct 1
    $550
    Saint Augustines near coastal fishing from spring time till the end of the summer is extremely diverse. Target species include Kingfish, Cobia, Big Jacks, Tarpon, Bonita and a variety of different Shark species. If you want big fish this is the trip for you!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    This is the same as the half day inshore with the exception of more time on the water! You get to to sail for 8 hours. Target species include but are not at all limited to Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Black Drum and many more. Added time on the water gives us more time to fish different areas and target a variety of species.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Inshore
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $400
    This is a 4 hour package that is just enough time to set off to nearshore and inshore location. Try your luck with light tackle and fly fishing, and depending on the season your catch may vary.
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About the Captain

Chris Driver
St. Augustine, Florida, United States
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Member since June 2020
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!

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Targeted Species

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

Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Rabolo (Bay boat) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha F150 engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
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

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Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
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Catch intended fish
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Three Generations of One Family

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip – Inshore on May 5, 2021
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Full Day Inshore Trip with Capt. Chris

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Inshore on January 21, 2021
Our party of two had a great day on the water with Capt. Chris.  We had discussed our wish list for a successful day in advance...
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Half day with Capt. Chris

NEW  Half Day Trip - Inshore on April 25, 2021
Met Chris at the ramp late. Had some rough weather early. Literally 5 minutes later we are fighting a huge jack. Didn’t have...
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VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip – Inshore on April 24, 2021
This dude is cool and knows what’s up. If your like me and know how to fish and just want to go fish bc your out of town...
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VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip – Inshore on April 14, 2021
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FAQs about Captain Chris Fishing Charters LLC

Captain Chris Fishing Charters LLC offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group, additional $25 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip - Inshore (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $25 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip – Inshore (6 hours)
  • $550 per group, additional $25 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip – Nearshore (4 hours)
  • $700 per group, additional $25 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip – Near Coastal (6 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

Trips booked with Captain Chris Fishing Charters LLC include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Captain Chris Fishing Charters LLC offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

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

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