MisStress Sportfishing Charters

(29) Selling out fast!
Camachee Island Marina
St Augustine FL, United States

The MisStress is a 27’ Customized Aquasport w/half tower, Cabin w/ head, Single Honda 250hp 4 stroke (New in June of ‘16) and two GPS/Depth machines as well as ship to shore (VHF) radio. We fish from the Intracoastal Waterway (ICW / aka river) out to 35 miles offshore. ICW fishing is 10# spinning tackle and (usually) live bait for speckled trout, redfish, flounder, black drum and pompano (in the spring). And for catch and release fun fish like jack cravalle, lady fish and bluefish. Fly fishermen are welcome but must bring own gear. Offshore can be for sharks (up to 100 #s on spinning tackle), king mackerel, cobia and Little Tunny (aka bonita) behind the shrimp boats and trolling the beach in spring and summer as well as king mackerel, greater amberjack (aka reef donkies), barracuda, bonita, cobia, sailfish and Mahi-mahi from the near shore artificial reefs out to 35 miles (distance offshore depends on length of trip and what’s biting where). And (of course), bottom fishing(on request during the summer because the trolling is very good to OUTSTANDING that time of year) for red snapper, grouper, mangrove snapper, lane snapper, vermillion snapper (aka redeyes) and black sea bass (to name a few). Bottom fishing is good all year depending on the weather and seasonal closures (usually for red snapper and the shallow water grouper species during the winter months). I provide everything except your personal items and food / beverage. Beer is permitted booze is not (no glass bottles please). Kids are ALWAYS welcome on my boat. Be sure to bring sunglasses, sunscreen and a hat as well as a camera/cellphone for action pictures.


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About this listing

Boat Specs

Aquasport CCC (customized) (Cuddy cabin) originally built in 1980, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 250HP Honda engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
10-20#
Heavy Tackle
30-50#
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Live Bait (when available)
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Targeted Species
 
Amberjack
 
Barracuda (Great)

 
Cobia
 
Flounder

 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
 
Little Tunny (False Albacore)

 
Pompano
 
Redfish

 
Sailfish
 
Seabass (Black)

 
Snapper (Red)
 
Spotted Seatrout
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Garmin
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Garmin
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Garmin
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Garmin
Live Bait Well
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
Kids are the Future - Teach them to Fish
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

15% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express.

About the Captain

Guy Spear
St Augustine, Florida, United States
Member since May 2015
I've been told they have pictures of me fishing in a mud puddle in the back yard at 5 years old (and catching fish) though I've never seen these pictures. After serving 20 years in the US Navy, traveling and fishing all over the world, and, as a part time job, running the Navy's charter boat for Moral ,Welfare and Recreation in Bermuda for 3 years I retired in '90 and became a charter fishing boat owner/operator. I have literally fished all over the world. I have been lucky enough to fish for and catch Pacific Blue marlin in Hawaii and Atlantic Blue's in Bermuda, the Bahama's, Texas and Florida. I've caught sailfish in Mexico, Texas, the Bahama's and Florida as well. Now I specialize in teaching/instructing young (and not so young) anglers in light and medium tackle live bait trolling techniques, bottom fishing and light spinning tackle (live and plastic bait) fishing in the ICW and its feeder creeks.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

St Augustine Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.75 out of 5 stars from 29 reviews

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Capt Guy was great, since our week in St Augustine had some rain and wind, and even got a little cold, he worked the schedule for the best time for our trip, he was very flexible and made the experience great.  Our goal was for our daughters to have a great time and just fish, Capt Guy will adjust to what you want and made it enjoyable.  We went to 3 different locations and caught a variety of fish, all good size (stayed in the Inter-coastal).  After our trip Capt Guy cleaned and filleted all the fish and we had a great meal that night…and the next day!  We caught and released a lot of fish too…  If I had to mention a constructive criticism it would be that we had 5 people on our trip, the boat is a good size but it was crowded and we had a hard time casting with so many people in a small area.  But overall it was a great trip and would recommend.

Russell Montante  • Fished March 15, 2017
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My grandsons and I had a great time fishing on the MisStress.

Christopher Sivley  • Fished March 11, 2017
Guy Spear (The Captain)
Replied to this review on March 13, 2017

Had a ball fishing with Chris, Andy and Dillion. We managed to catch a grand slam (St. Augustine style), keeper redfish, speckled trout, black drum and pompano. Wind was a factor as it blew 15-20 knots all day. I look forward to taking these young gentlemen out for sharks and kings this summer.

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Good experience. Captain made sure we caugh lot of fishes and can take them home if we prefer.

Lisa Zhou  • Fished November 21, 2016
Guy Spear (The Captain)
Replied to this review on November 21, 2016

Didn’t get to go offshore as was planned but we loaded the boat in the ICW. (6 hr ICW is the same price as 4 hrs offshore). Had a ball fishing with you and look forward to seeing you again in the near future. Thanks Capt. Guy

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Fishing Reports

ICW (River) With the Rivas Family

March 07, 2017

It was one of those good days that you really don't know how many fish were caught. We went through 14 Doz live shrimp and 2 doz mud minnows (aka Killies). Most were jack cravelle, short black drum, short… Read Full Report →


ICW Reds

March 01, 2017

Fished with Duane and Terry on a 3/4 day (6hr) ICW charter. We fished late afternoon so we could catch the best (falling) tide. The fish were scattered so they got to see a lot of the area and… Read Full Report →