Down South Fishing is located in New Smyrna Beach and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

Capt. Eric will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 4 to 6-hour trips, mainly fishing for Redfish, Snook, Tarpon, Snapper, Black Drum, and Jack Crevalle, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle and bottom fishing.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 22’ Carolina Skiff Sea Chaser boat that can safely take up to 4 anglers.

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. Your trip will include all the necessary fishing licenses for the day. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Down South Fishing.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    US $500
    Discover the amazing river and inlet fishing in the afternoon. You will chase Snook, Red Drum, and other inshore species. The captain takes care of all necessary fishing gear and licenses. Bring sun protection and some snacks and drinks for the trip. The captain is eager to spend a fun afternoon on the water with you and your loved ones!
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Snook
    Snook
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
    Whiting
    Whiting
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $500
    On a 4-hour morning trip, you will experience the amazing river and inlet fishing targeting Red Drum, Snook, and a variety of inshore species. The captain will provide all necessary gear and licenses. Just make sure to bring sun protection, snacks, and drinks. The captain looks forward to a fun morning of fishing and making memories with you and your loved ones!
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Snook
    Snook
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Bluefish
    Bluefish
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
    Whiting
    Whiting
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Evening Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 PM
    US $600
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (A.M)
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $600
    Would you like a bit of a longer day? This 6-hour fishing trip lets you enjoy the day a bit longer! Bring nothing but your snacks and drinks and be ready to start the trip at 7:00 a.m. Captan Eric takes care of everything you'll need for the trip.
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FAQs about Down South Fishing – Inshore

Down South Fishing – Inshore offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $500 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $500 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $600 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - 6 Hour Evening Trip (6 hours)
  • US $600 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - 6 Hour Trip (A.M) (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Down South Fishing – Inshore, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Down South Fishing – Inshore include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Down South Fishing – Inshore offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing

Down South Fishing – Inshore offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Down South Fishing – Inshore include:
  • Black Drum
  • Bluefish
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Speckled Trout
  • Tarpon
  • Whiting

Meet the Captain

Eric McPherson
New Smyrna Beach, Florida, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & license verified
50 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since December 2021
Capt. Eric has been fishing and boating for most of his life. He first learned to fish when he was just a Cub Scout. Over the years, he has fine-tuned his skills and techniques by fishing in many different lakes, ponds, and rivers. Capt. Eric has developed a strong passion to be the best angler possible and to share his knowledge so that others can also enjoy the sport of fishing.

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Bluefish Bluefish
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish

Boat specs

Carolina Skiff (Bay boat) originally built in 2007. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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

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