Channel Master Sport Fishing

3070 Harbor Drive
St. Augustine FL, United States

If you are after incredible action, excitement, and a lot of outstanding catches, give Channel Master Sportfishing Charters a try. Explore the calm waters of the bay and backwaters or enjoy a full day of deep sea fishing that beautiful St. Augustine has to offer.

Cruising off the coast of this historic town, you will be able to take in all the beauty of the surrounding area. While the first mate takes care of your fishing gear, you will be able to sit back, relax, and sip your favorite drink.

Enjoy your day fishing the backwaters for Trout, Flounder, Redfish, Black Seabass, Black Drum, and other species. Otherwise, venture all the way out up to 30 miles offshore for Grouper, Snapper, Triggerfish, Amberjack, Sharks, Kingfish, Cobia, Tuna, Sailfish, Barracuda, and who knows what else?

Channel Master Sportfishing Charters operates a 32’ center console, a spacious vessel that can hold up to 6 anglers. It comes powered by twin 300 HP Suzuki engines and can reach the fishing grounds quickly and safely.

The boat is equipped with a fighting chair for those enthusiastic anglers. There is also a restroom onboard for your maximum comfort. Equipment-wise, this vessel is rigged with navigational and fishfinding electronics and top-notch gear by Penn and Shimano.

All trips include the use of rods, reels, tackle, bait, and lures. A complimentary fish cleaning service is available at the end of the trip. Please note that the captain will contact you the night before the trip at 6:30 eastern time.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Offshore
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 875
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    This trip will take you 30 miles offshore for the likes of Grouper, Snapper, Triggerfish, Beeliner, Sharks, Amberjack, Kingfish, Cobia, and a large magnitude of other species.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Inshore
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 725
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    On this inshore trip, you will be fishing for Trout, Flounder, Redfish, Black Seabass, Black Drum, and more.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Offshore
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 675
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    King Mackerel, Sailfish, Barracuda, Cobia, Kingfish, Black Seabass, Triggerfish, and Red Drum are all among the popular catches during these trips, along with a large number of other species 20 miles out.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Inshore
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 525
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    On this six-hour trip, you can expect to catch Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Black Seabass, Black Drum and other species.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Offshore (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 525
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    You can expect to catch Red Snapper, Grouper, Triggerfish, Black Seabass, King Mackerel, Tuna, Barracuda, and Redfish. The departure times are flexible.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Offshore (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 525
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    The departure time is flexible. You will be fishing for Grouper, Red Snapper, Black Seabass, King Mackerel, Tuna, Redfish, and Barracuda.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Inshore (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 399
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    This morning trip will take you fishing for Redfish, Flounder, Trout, and Black Drum. Flexible departure times are available.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Inshore (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 399
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Avoid traffic on this afternoon trip and go for Redfish, Flounder, Trout, and Black Drum. The departure time is flexible.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Barracuda (Great)
Black Drum
Cobia

Flounder
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish
Sailfish

Seabass (Black)
Snapper (Red)
Triggerfish (Gray)
Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Century Yachts (Center console) originally built in 2006. Powered by 2 300HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
34 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2% fee.

About the Captain

Al Cumbie
St. Augustine, Florida, United States
Member since October 2015
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Channel Master Sportfishing is operated by Captain Al Cumbie. With over 3 decades of professional fishing and guiding experience on the beautiful St. Augustine, Florida, Al knows the area like the back of his hand. He specializes in trolling for big Marlin, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and King Mackerel, along with bottom fishing for big Snappers and Groupers. Al is also a two-time Southern Kingfish Association Divisional Tournament champion.
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.62
out of 5 stars from 31 reviews
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8hr trip, weather caused us to shorten it.
8hr trip, weather caused us to shorten it.
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Good experience
83%
Friendly captain
91%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
86%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
83%
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Huyen Huynh
Marina, CA
 4.67
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3/4 Day Inshore Trip

VERIFIED   NEW  September 22, 2018
Captain Al and Hunter (deckhand) were very hospitable. Our party of 6 fish regularly, but we found the crew’s knowledge...
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John Wurtz
Saint Augustine, Florida
 5.00
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Half day with Captain Justin

VERIFIED   August 23, 2018
Had a good day on the water with Capt. Justin! He put us on fish! Most importantly did a great job helping my 4, 5 and 7 year...
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David Doty
Mount Vernon, IN
 5.00
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6 hour trip with Al and Channel Master Charters

VERIFIED   June 12, 2018
Getting straight to the point,  Captain Al is an extremely knowledgeable guide who put us on the fish.  This trip...
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Linda Strickland
Ochlocknee, GA
 5.00
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Fishing with Al

VERIFIED   July 23, 2018
Justin was amazing.  He did a great job at taking care of us.  We highly recommend using Channel Master Sport Fishing.
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Sheryl Trammell
Hortense, GA
 5.00
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Great trip!!

VERIFIED   September 4, 2018
Love Captain Justin!! He’s “johnny on the spot!” He took very good care of us!
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