Join Miss Joan Deep Sea Fishing and explore some of the best fishing locations on the Atlantic Coast! Join Captain Lew and his team at the from the Cracker Boy Boat Works in Fort Pierce and experience the best of what deep sea fishing in Florida has to offer.

Miss Joan is a 38’ custom Topaz offshore sportfishing boat. It is equipped with air conditioning, a galley, dinette seating and a head with a shower on board. All the latest electronics are fitted on board and there is plenty of storage for your belongings and your catch. The boat has the speed and range to reach the best fishing spots quickly, meaning you can spend more time fishing!

All the fishing equipment will be provided for you on board. Capt. Lew will have rods and reels ready for you, as well as live bait. After a productive day on the water, he’ll be happy to clean and fillet your catch if you want to take it home to the table, or to fill the freezer.

Capt. Lew offers both bottom fishing and trolling trips. Trolling trips tend to take place further out offshore, targeting species such as Mahi Mahi, King Mackerel, and Cobia. Bottom fishing trips take place around the reefs and ledges, targeting Snapper, Grouper, and Triggerfish.

Don’t hesitate to bring your kids with you, and make some amazing new family memories. Open boat trips are generally held on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Private charters are available on the other days. All trips can take up to 6 anglers.

Miss Joan Deep Sea Fishing will take you out on an exciting Florida fishing adventure, so book now and get ready to have fun!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Trolling
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat)
    $900
    Travel 15-25 miles out to troll for a variety of gamefish. Bait, tackle, and ice included. Bring your own food and drinks (no hard liquor), a reasonable amount of beer (no glass bottles, please). Available Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. 20% gratuity suggested.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat)
    $750
    Bait, tackle, and ice included. Bring your own food and drinks (no hard liquor), a reasonable amount of beer (no glass bottles, please). Available Monday, Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday. 20% gratuity suggested.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Trolling
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat)
    $600
    Travel about 3-10 miles out to troll for a variety of gamefish. Bait, tackle, and ice included. Bring your own food and drinks (no hard liquor), a reasonable amount of beer (no glass bottles, please). 20% gratuity suggested.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat)
    $480
    Bait, tackle, and ice included. Bring your own food and drinks (no hard liquor), a reasonable amount of beer (no glass bottles, please). 20% gratuity suggested.
  • Shared trip
    8 Hour Trip – Bottom (Shared)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Tue, Thu, Sun)
    $250
    Bait, tackle, and ice included. Bring your own food and drinks (no hard liquor), a reasonable amount of beer (no glass bottles, please). Available Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday year-round. 20% gratuity suggested.
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About the Captain

Lew Augusta
Fort Pierce, Florida, United States
24 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
53 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since January 2016
Miss Joan Deep Sea Fishing is a family business that has been operating for over 60 years, since the end of World War Two. The captains have unbeatable experience of fishing the local waters and will guide you to the fish!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Mutton) Snapper (Mutton)

Snapper (Yellowtail) Snapper (Yellowtail)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)

Boat Specs

Topaz (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1985, and restored in 2015. Powered by 2 300HP Cat engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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 4% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
78%
Friendly captain
92%
Recommend this charter
68%
Appropriate for children
68%
Satisfied with the boat
92%
Catch intended fish
64%
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Gordon M.
Manassas, VA
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Fishing with Lew

VERIFIED   NEW  8 Hour Trip – Bottom (Shared) on April 25, 2021
Had a great time caught several species of fish. Captain and mate very knowledgeable. Sharks ate several caught fish, but it...
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Fruitland Park, FL
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May fishing trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – Bottom (Shared) on May 28, 2020
We didn’t catch a lot but can’t say captain didn’t try we made 5 moves to try to find them. I did bring home enough for...
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Vero Beach, FL
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Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing on January 2, 2021
It was an amazing Trip. Caught a bunch of snapper and trigger fish. Capt Lou and Co. Did an amazing job with the gear and fishing...
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Vero Beach, Florida
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VERIFIED   NEW  8 Hour Trip – Bottom (Shared) on May 2, 2021
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FAQs about Miss Joan Deep Sea Fishing

Miss Joan Deep Sea Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $125 per person - 8 Hour Trip – Bottom (Shared) (8 hours)
  • $480 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Trolling (4 hours)
  • $750 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (8 hours)
  • $900 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Trolling (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Miss Joan Deep Sea Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Miss Joan Deep Sea Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Miss Joan Deep Sea Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Miss Joan Deep Sea Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing (snapper/grouper)
  • Trolling
  • Deep Sea Fishing (troll and bottom)

Top targeted fish species with Miss Joan Deep Sea Fishing include:
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Mutton)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Triggerfish (Gray)