HunkerDown Charters - Jacksonville

HunkerDown Charters is located in Jacksonville Beach and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

Capt. Blake will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 4 to 8-hour trips, mainly fishing for Redfish, Flounder, Speckled Trout, Cobia, King Mackerel and Snapper, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, fly fishing, big game fishing, jigging, popping and spinning.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 24’ Skeeter boat that can safely take up to 5 anglers. This boat comes with an ice box and wireless trolling motor.

Your trip will include all the necessary gear and fishing licenses for the day. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip. The boat will be supplied with snacks and drinks for your pleasure, be sure to let the captain know if you have any questions or want to bring your own.

Book your trip now and hit the water with HunkerDown Charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    With experience and knowledge on both the St. Johns River and the ICW, Captain Blake offers a variety of inshore trips based on the types of species and time of year. Catch Redfish, Flounder, and Trout in the creeks. Catch Bull Drum and Redfish on the River. Target Mackerel, Sheepshead, and Tarpon in Mayport. Whatever kind of fishing you want to do, a 4 or 6 hour inshore charter with Captain Blake will be a great inshore adventure.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    With experience and knowledge on both the St. Johns River and the ICW, Captain Blake offers a variety of inshore trips based on the types of species and time of year. Catch Redfish, Flounder, and Trout in the creeks. Catch Bull Drum and Redfish on the River. Target Mackerel, Sheepshead, and Tarpon in Mayport. Whatever kind of fishing you want to do, a 4 or 6 hour inshore charter with Captain Blake will be a great inshore adventure.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    Jacksonville has a great nearshore fishery throughout the year. Take advantage of this with a 6 to 8 hour nearshore charter. Target species nearshore include King Mackerel, Cobia, Sharks, Large Jacks, Seabass, Snapper, and more!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $850
    Jacksonville has a great nearshore fishery throughout the year. Take advantage of this with a 6 to 8 hour nearshore charter. Target species nearshore include King Mackerel, Cobia, Sharks, Large Jacks, Seabass, Snapper, and more!
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About the Captain

Blake Ginter
Jacksonville Beach, Florida, United States
2 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
30 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2021
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Captain Blake is a USCG-licensed captain that specializes in inshore, nearshore, as well as offshore fishing charters in the Jacksonville area in Florida. HunkerDown Fishing Charters provides safe, enjoyable, and fun fishing trips for you and your dear ones. Captain Blake loves helping others make unforgettable memories on the water.

About this listing

Targeted species

Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish

Boat specs

Skeeter (Bay boat) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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

Payment

Book with 30% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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
American Express
PayPal
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 22 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (22)
Half day with Captain Blake
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Great Fishing
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
76%
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Mark G.
Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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Great Fishing

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Inshore on August 4, 2022
My son-in-law and I had a great time fishing with Capt Blake and HunkerDown Charters. Blake was a great guide and the boat...
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Nathan L.
Jacksonville Beach, FL
Excellent
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Half day with Captain Blake

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Inshore on September 26, 2022
Captain Blake was awesome.  Super nice, very knowledgeable.  Everything he targeted we caught.  We had a boat with 4 anglers...
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Richard R.
Orange Park, FL
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5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Blake

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Inshore on June 24, 2022
Went out trying to target Tarpon in the morning. Not much luck on bait but was not disappointed on the overall trip. Boat,...
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Robert G.
Jacksonville, FL
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Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Inshore on September 10, 2022
GREAT experience with Captain Blake.  Caught all kinds of fish and took home some nice filets for dinner.  We would highly...
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Reed F.
Savannah, GA
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Capt. Blake Ginter is my new GO 2 Guy for fishing

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore on July 2, 2022
Capt. Ginter was gracious enough to take me and my younger brother fishing for a half day trip. Overall experience was outstanding....
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FAQs about HunkerDown Charters - Jacksonville

HunkerDown Charters - Jacksonville offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip – Inshore (4 hours)
  • $700 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 3/4 Day Trip – Inshore (6 hours)
  • $700 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore (6 hours)
  • $850 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip – Nearshore (8 hours)

When you book a trip with HunkerDown Charters - Jacksonville, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with HunkerDown Charters - Jacksonville include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

HunkerDown Charters - Jacksonville offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

HunkerDown Charters - Jacksonville offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with HunkerDown Charters - Jacksonville include:
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Speckled Trout