Running angling trips out of St. Marys, Willpower Charter Fishing invites you to check out the local fishery in style.

Capt. Will will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. He specializes in bottom fishing, trolling, fly fishing, drift fishing, popping, and spinning, all to get you on that bite. This involves 3 to 8-hour trips, mainly fishing for Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Flounder, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and King Mackerel, depending on the season and conditions on the day.

You’ll be fishing from an 18’ Dusky boat with enough room for up to 6 anglers at any single time.

All the necessary fishing gear is included in the price of your trip. All that’s up to you is to use it as best you can. No need to worry about fishing licenses, as they will be provided and handled by the charter.

You can keep anything you catch, as long as it’s legal to do so.

Want to bring the rest of the family along for the ride? Kids are welcome aboard, so you’re free to make it a family adventure.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Willpower Charter Fishing.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip (PM) – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    US $300
    Afternoon/evening trip flexible start time, budget-friendly. Inshore fishing for redfish, trout, flounder, and sheepshead. Up to 3 people. (More Possible Cancelation due to Summertime afternoon thunderstorms).
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM) – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US $375
    Inshore fishing for Redfish, Trout, Flounder, and Sheepshead. Up to 3 people.
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM) – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    US $375
    Inshore fishing for Redfish, Trout, Flounder, and Sheepshead. Up to 3 people.
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore/Inlet
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $625
    Nearshore beach/inlet fishing for Tarpon, Bull Redfish, big Black Drum, and bycatch sharks. Preferably 2 people but can do 3.
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Tripletail
    Tripletail
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $700
    Inshore fishing for Redfish, Trout, Founder, and Sheepshead. Up to 3 people.
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inlet/Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $750
    Full-day fishing for larger species, Bull Redfish, Tarpon, big Jacks, Sharks, Kingfish, and Cobia. Weather permitting, fishing bait pods off the beach, and inlet for big fish.
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Tripletail
    Tripletail
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Customer reviews

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Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 15 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Charlie D.
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5.0 / 5
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First time with Captain Will and won’t be the last

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore/Inlet on July 2, 2024
Captain Will was awesome. He was very knowledgeable about the water, friendly, and was able to keep us on the fish. My wife...
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Gordon B.
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5.0 / 5
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Fantastic day of fishing with a great guide

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) – Inshore on March 1, 2024
We had a fantastic day on the water with Capt Will. Caught sheepshead up to 11lbs, Speckled trout up to 20 inches, flounder,...
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Nicholas J.
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Will is an amazing captain

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) – Inshore on May 27, 2024
Will had us on fish constantly such an amazing human being. Rigs your poles with bait every time cleans fish for you he’s...
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Michael L.
Excellent
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Experience:
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5.0 / 5
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He knows where to go

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) – Inshore on March 2, 2024
Captain Will is a stand-up guy interested in catching fish and conservation. Would fish with again.
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Gene B.
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Happy fishing

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) – Inshore on September 9, 2023
We have been on many fishing trips, but never any better than today.  Will listened to what we were looking for and was an...
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FAQs about Willpower Charter Fishing

Willpower Charter Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $300 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - 3 Hour Trip (PM) – Inshore (3 hours)
  • US $375 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) – Inshore (4 hours)
  • US $375 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) – Inshore (4 hours)
  • US $500 per group, additional US $125 per person after 1 guest - 3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore/Inlet (6 hours)
  • US $700 per group, additional US $100 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip – Inshore (8 hours)
  • US $750 per group, additional US $125 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip – Inlet/Nearshore (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Willpower Charter Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with Willpower Charter Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Fishing is mainly live bait, included in the trip price. Artificial baits are used as well and can be requested as well. )
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Fish filleting and cleaning is included with the price and will be done at a cleaning station after the trip. )
  • Fishing License (Blanket licenses cover all charter guests in Georgia and Florida waters.)
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Willpower Charter Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing (St. Mary's River )
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Willpower Charter Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Willpower Charter Fishing include:
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon
  • Tripletail

Meet the Captain

Will Gross
St. Marys, Georgia, United States
15 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since September 2022
Capt. Will runs trips out of St. Marys, GA. These waters are known for Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, and Flounder, and he will show you how to catch them, whether you're bottom fishing, trolling, or fly fishing. With significant experience in these waters, he has a trick or two up his sleeve, and the only way to learn is to join him for a trip!

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Boat specs

Dusky (Flats boat) originally built in 2002, and restored in 2020. Powered by a 140HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
St. Mary's River
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Fishing is mainly live bait, included in the trip price. Artificial baits are used as well and can be requested as well.
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fish filleting and cleaning is included with the price and will be done at a cleaning station after the trip.
Fishing License
Blanket licenses cover all charter guests in Georgia and Florida waters.
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 30 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
No age limit. Kids are always welcome we love to get them into the sport!!
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory
Prefer catch and release on Redfish

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