CFL Charters - Captain Leon

CFL Charters are lucky to be located close to some of the best fishing grounds in the world – Daytona Beach! Boasting the largest offshore reef and wreck system on the East Coast and easy access to Ponce Inlet and New Smyrna Beach, a fishing trip here takes your vacation to the next level.

Head out with Captain Leon Somers, who has been fishing these waters all his life. He’ll take you to all the best spots for a variety of fish aboard a 24’ Everglades center console. She can comfortably accommodate up to 6 guests and comes equipped with GPS, Fishfinder, a wireless trolling motor, and a live well. There’s also a portable toilet to make longer trips more comfortable.

In waters as diverse as these are, a great catch is all but guaranteed. Stay closer to shore and you’ll hook into Tarpon, Black Drum, Redfish, and Snook. On longer trips, you’ll take advantage of the incredible reef system to go after the likes of Snapper, Sea Bass, Grouper, Cobia, and Sharks.

Not only will Capt. Leon help you track down a trophy catch, but he’ll also bring along top-notch equipment. You’ll find Open Face spinning reels and Penn and Tiger rods on board. At the end of the trip, the first mate is happy to clean and fillet your catch. He works hard to make sure you have a good time and tips are appreciated.

Bring along enough drinks and snacks to keep you going and you’re ready to head out on your adventure. See just how fast and furious Daytona Beach is aboard CFL Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - May 31
    $685
    price breakdown
    $685
    There's nothing better than 8 hours of offshore fishing in Daytona Beach! You'll have ample time to explore productive reefs and wrecks in search of Snapper, Grouper, Cobia, Sea Bass, and Sharks. You may even hook some Mahi Mahi! No need to worry about gear or live bait – Capt. Leon and his first mate bring along everything you need. Pack enough drinks and snacks to keep you going and you're all set!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - May 31
    $585
    price breakdown
    $585
    By giving yourself a couple of extra hours on the water, you'll be able to head even further into offshore waters. Between 10 and 20 miles out you'll find plenty of reefs and wrecks that are home to a variety of Snapper and Grouper, as well as Cobia, Sea Bass, and Sharks. Capt. Leon and his first mate bring all the fishing gear and live bait you need. Just bring enough drinks and snacks to keep you going.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM) – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - May 31
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Make the most of the morning bite and head out for 4 hours of offshore fishing in the waters surrounding Daytona Beach! You'll head about 10 miles out and search the reefs and wrecks for a variety of bottom-feeding fishing. You'll use gear and live bait provided by Capt. Leon and his first mate.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM) – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - May 31
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Get a taste for offshore fishing in Daytona Beach on this 4-hour afternoon adventure! The best fishing grounds are located between 10 and 20 miles out, where there are many sunken ships and barges, as well as natural and artificial reefs. You'll jump from spot to spot and use fishing gear and live bait provided by Capt. Leon and his mate. Bring any drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy and set sail!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - May 31
    $385
    price breakdown
    $385
    The more time you have to spend in the inshore waters surrounding Daytona Beach, the better! This 6-hour adventure gives you ample time to explore the Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, and Spruce Creek. You'll hook into the likes of Tarpon, Bull Redfish, Gator Trout, and Black Drum. No need to worry about gear – Capt. Leon and his first mate bring along everything you need. Make sure to bring enough times and snacks to keep you going and you're all set!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM) – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - May 31
    $300
    price breakdown
    $300
    Head out for 4 hours of incredible inshore fishing in the waters surrounding Daytona Beach! Capt. Leon Somers takes you into the world-famous Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, and Spruce Creek to land trophy fish. Hook Tarpon, Redfish, Black Drum, and Snook with top-notch gear. All you'll need to bring are drinks and snacks!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM) – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Sep 1 - May 31
    $300
    price breakdown
    $300
    Head into the world-famous Mosquito Lagoon, Indian River, and Spruce Creek for 4 hours of afternoon fishing! You'll have plenty of opportunities to land Tarpon, Redfish, Black Drum, and Snook in these productive waters. Capt. Leon provides all the gear you need for a successful day and has a first mate on board to help with everything fishing related. Bring drinks and snacks and you're ready to go!
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About the Captain

Leon Somers
Daytona Beach, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
Response time 6 hours
Member since September 2015
Captain Leon Somers was raised fishing and sailing on these waters. If you like the thrill of deep sea fishing, you should know that big fights are his specialty! He'll put his lifetime of local fishing and boating experience to good use as you explore world-famous inshore waters and the greatest reef and wreck system on Florida's eastern coast. Hop aboard!

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)
Redfish Redfish
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Shark (Hammerhead) Shark (Hammerhead)

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

Boat Specs

Everglades 243 (Center console) originally built in 2008. Powered by a 250HP Suzuki 4-stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
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

Payment

Book with 30% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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
PayPal
American Express

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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