Get Down Fishing Charters

Based out of Port Canaveral, Get Down Fishing Charters is perfectly located to get you to some world-class fishing grounds, just 45 minutes out of Orlando. Captain Tim Fletcher has been running deep sea fishing trips in the area since 1997, and boasts a lifetime of experience on the water. He promises to use all his knowledge and skills to help you fill the boat.

Step aboard the “Get Down”, a 32’ Prowler offshore sportfishing vessel and sail away to the fishing trip of a lifetime. A modern vessel, she was restored in 2015, and is powered by a 385 HP Caterpillar Turbo-Diesel engine. She boasts plenty of space for up to 6 anglers, with an enclosed cabin to provide shade and shelter from the elements. Take advantage of the private head and heated freshwater shower, and make yourself at home.

When it comes to the fishing, you’ll have everything you need for a productive day. The boat comes equipped with a GPS, fishfinder, and VHF radio to get you to the sweet spots. Climb up to the flybridge for a better view of the fishing grounds, and let the outriggers and downriggers troll for you. Using the latest rods and reels, you’re all set to start reeling ‘em in.

Your adventure will take you up to 30+ miles offshore in the beautiful waters of the Atlantic Ocean. Whether you’re looking to try bottom fishing, trolling, or even spearfishing, Get Down Fishing Charters has you covered. Make use of all these techniques, as you target Mahi Mahi, Barracuda, Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack, Sailfish, Tuna, Dolphin, Cobia, Wahoo, King Mackerel, and many more, on what promises to be a productive day out.

This fishing charter offers luxury like no other in the region, so come aboard and live the high life, all the while catching some prized fish on the open seas!



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  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $800
    Head out to the deep waters of the Atlantic and spend 7 hours putting your fishing skills to the test. Heading out first thing in the morning will see you catch the early bite of a range of prized fish, so settle in for a thrilling experience. Test your bottom fishing skills, troll, or go spearfishing and you could land Mahi Mahi, Barracuda, Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack, Sailfish, Tuna, Cobia, Wahoo, King Mackerel, and many more.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $800
    If you're looking for a thrilling fishing adventure to the deep waters of the Atlantic, then look no further. You don't even need to get up early, as this trip will see you fish from just after lunch until sundown, giving you the chance to land something delicious to take back to shore for dinner. Try out a range of techniques and you could land anything from a Snapper to a Sailfish, Mackerel to a Mahi Mahi, Tuna, wahoo, and many more.
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About the Captain

Tim Fletcher
Port Canaveral, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
12 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since August 2015
Capt. Tim Fletcher began his fishing career at age 6, when he caught his first saltwater fish, and has been addicted to sport fishing ever since. He is now a USCG licensed captain who is entering his 20th season in the Port Canaveral and Cocoa Beach areas. Prior to starting his own charter service, he spent time as a commercial lobster diver and professional mate on the ‘Sea Aye’ with Captain Ron Rincones. He specializes in live baiting and trolling for Kings, Cobia, Wahoo, Dorado and Tuna, as well as deep water bottom fishing for trophy Grouper, Snapper and Amberjack. Capt. Tim has been successful in a range of tournaments, and has been featured in many Florida outdoor publications. When he isn’t out on the water, Capt. Tim dedicates his time to charity events and various fishing associations in the area. He is passionate about marine conservation, and is involved in tagging programs that are organized by the South Atlantic Fisheries Management Council and Mote Marine Laboratory.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Sailfish Sailfish
Shark (Hammerhead) Shark (Hammerhead)

Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Tarpon Tarpon
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Prowler (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1971, and restored in 2015. Powered by a 385HP Caterpillar engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 17 knots.

Length
32 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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7 Hr trip with Captain Tim
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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
83%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
71%
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VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip (AM) on April 7, 2021
Great time on a 3/4 day trip.  we limited out on King Mackerel in less than 2 hours.  Capt. Tim was very personable and made...
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Great day fishing

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip (AM) on April 6, 2021
If you want to limit out when other Captains can’t, go with these guys!  I’ve been on charter trips in the Gulf, Pacific...
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March fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip (AM) on March 20, 2021
We had a GREAT Time!!! Can’t wait to visit again so we can book another trip!!!
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MARTINS ADD, MD
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VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip (PM) on March 30, 2021
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7 Hr trip with Captain Tim

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip (PM) on July 4, 2020
What an awesome trip…Captain Tim is such a great guy and is very knowledgable.  You will not be disappointed fishing with...
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FAQs about Get Down Fishing Charters

Get Down Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $800 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (AM) (7 hours)
  • $800 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (PM) (7 hours)

When you book a trip with Get Down Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Get Down Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn, Shimano, Star Rods & Reels)
  • Live Bait (when available)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Get Down Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Get Down Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Spearfishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Get Down Fishing Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Sailfish
  • Shark (Hammerhead)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Tarpon
  • Wahoo