When visiting beautiful St. Augustine, why not take an exciting fishing trip with Captain Edward Swain of Fishstick Fishing Charters. Try your luck at catching the big one by spending the day with the kids fishing the Intracoastal, staying inshore, or having an exciting trip to the deep waters of the Atlantic. Whatever you opt for, Captain Ed can get you on some fun fishing. Come aboard the Fishstick and have a memorable fishing trip in Florida!

The Fishstick is a 2007 26’ Century center console equipped with twin 150 HP Yamaha four stroke outboards. For a reliable and fun trip, she has high gunnels as well as full thigh-high cockpit bolsters. The boat’s equipped with Garmin and Icom navigation electronics, as well as outriggers, downriggers, and a livewell. She also features an enclosed head and an ice-box. The boat’s fully Coast Guard-licensed, equipped for safety, and insured.

The Intracoastal Waterway offers you Trout, Snapper, Red, and Flounder. Inshore, you can try your hand on Mackerel, Snappers, and Jack. In the Atlantic Ocean, you can take a shot for Snapper, Cobia, Shark, Grouper, Jack, and many other species. Using light and heavy tackle, you’ll be bottom and deep sea fishing to catch fish. You can take kids on your trip and keep the fish you catch. Smoking isn’t allowed during the trip.

Captain Ed includes all the bait, tackle, rods, and reels along with some quick lessons for inexperienced anglers. As he also offers licenses and catch cleaning, just bring some food and drinks and you’ll be set to go.

The captain has over 25 years of local fishing experience, so come have some fun on the Fishstick!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    11 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    11 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,500
    An 11-hour offshore fishing adventure that's recommended for experienced anglers. You can target Mahi, Cobia, Snapper, Grouper, Mackerel, and who knows what else you might encounter out there. The trip depends on the weather.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,300
    Spend 10 hours on the offshore waters near St. Augustine and enjoy this wonderful fishery even more. You'll have the chance to reel in some bigger prized specimens, such as Snapper, Grouper, Mahi, Cobia, Shark, Barracuda, as well as Pompano. The trip starts at 6:00 a.m. and is weather permitting.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $950
    On this offshore trip, you and Captain Ed can go after larger Snapper, Grouper, Pompano, Cobia, Shark, as well as have a shot at Mahi and other pelagics. The trip is weather permitting, starts at 7:00 a.m., and lasts for 8 hours.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $750
    This offshore trip allows you and the captain to ride a little further out up to 15 miles to fish for Shark, Snapper, Cobia, Shark, Porgie, as well as Mackerel. The trip is weather permitting, so the choice of species you'll target will be made on the spot.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Inshore / Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $675
    On this 6-hour inshore and nearshore trip, you and Captain Ed can venture out in the Atlantic to go after Snapper, Jack, Weakfish, Trout, Mackerel, Porgy, as well as Shark. The exact species you'll chase will depend on the weather.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Intracoastal
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    Enjoy a 4-hour ride to the Intracoastal Waterway and have fun chasing various fish. You and the captain will fish for Snapper, Trout, Flounder, Redfish, and Jack. All the trips start at 7:00 a.m. and last until 11:00 a.m.
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About the Captain

Edward Swain
St. Augustine, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
2 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since October 2021
Captain Edward retired in 2021 and that gave him the chance to pursue his dream of becoming a charter captain and share his love of the outdoors and fishing. The captain started with a Zebco 202 freshwater fishing when he was 5, moved to St. Augustine 46 years ago, and hasn’t stopped fishing.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Flounder Flounder
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper

Jack (Almaco) Almaco Jack
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Seabass (Black) Black Seabass

Snapper (Lane) Lane Snapper
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper
Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Tuna (Blackfin) Blackfin Tuna

Boat Specs

Century (Center console) originally built in 2007. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
Visa
Mastercard
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Her first Redfish,even if it was too small
Murray family , lifetime memories
4 Hour Trip Worth While
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Appropriate for children
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Great Time Fishing!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Intracoastal on October 30, 2021
This was my first time fishing on a boat and Ed was very helpful and knowledgeable. He was charismatic and taught the less...
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4 Hour Trip Worth While

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Intracoastal on October 24, 2021
Captain Ed is very experienced. The team treated us with thr utmost respect. Never baited my hook unless I wanted to. They...
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FAQs about Fishstick Fishing Charters

Fishstick Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Intracoastal (4 hours)
  • $675 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Inshore / Nearshore (6 hours)
  • $750 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Offshore (6 hours)
  • $950 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Offshore (8 hours)
  • $1,300 per group, additional $200 per person after 4 guests - 10 Hour Trip – Offshore (10 hours)
  • $1,500 per group, additional $200 per person after 4 guests - 11 Hour Trip – Offshore (11 hours)

When you book a trip with Fishstick Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Enclosed)
  • GPS (12” Garmin)
  • Fishfinder (12” Garmin 1 kw Chirp )
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Fishstick Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Fishstick Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Fishstick Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fishstick Fishing Charters include:
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Flounder
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Jack (Almaco)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Snapper (Lane)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Tuna (Blackfin)