Miss Joan Deep Sea Fishing

1602 North 2nd Street
Fort Pierce FL, United States

Miss Joan Deep Sea Fishing runs daily fishing trips to 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 foot custom Topaz fishing machine. She is equipped with all the conveniences you would expect on a top class fishing boat, 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 and less time getting there!

Capt. Lew offers both bottom fishing and trolling trips. Trolling trips tend to take place further out offshore, targeting species such as Mahi Mahi and King Mackerel, while bottom fishing trips take place around the reefs and ledges, targeting several species of Snappers, Groupers, and other species.

Open boat trips are generally held on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday. Private charters are available on the other days. All trips are limited to 6 anglers.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8h Trolling Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat)
    US$ 900
    up to 6 persons
    Travel 15-25 miles out to troll for a variety of game fish. Bait, tackle and ice included. Bring your own food and drinks (no hard liquor), reasonable amount of beer (no glass bottles, please). Available Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. 20% gratuity suggested.
  • Private trip
    8h Bottom Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat)
    US$ 750
    up to 6 persons
    Bait, tackle and ice included. Bring your own food and drinks (no hard liquor), reasonable amount of beer (no glass bottles, please). Available Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. 20% gratuity suggested.
  • Private trip
    4h Trolling Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat)
    US$ 600
    up to 6 persons
    Travel about 3-10 miles out to troll for a variety of game fish. Bait, tackle and ice included. Bring your own food and drinks (no hard liquor), reasonable amount of beer (no glass bottles, please). 20% gratuity suggested.
  • Private trip
    4h Bottom Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available (Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat)
    US$ 480
    up to 6 persons
    Bait, tackle and ice included. Bring your own food and drinks (no hard liquor), reasonable amount of beer (no glass bottles, please). 20% gratuity suggested.
  • Shared trip
    Shared Bottom Trip
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available (Tue, Thu, Sun)
    US$ 125
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    Bait, tackle and ice included. Bring your own food and drinks (no hard liquor), reasonable amount of beer (no glass bottles, please). Available Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday year round. 20% gratuity suggested.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Broomtail)
Grouper (Gag)

Grouper (Red)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Seabass (Black)
Snapper (Mangrove)

Snapper (Mutton)
Snapper (Yellowtail)
Spanish Mackerel
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

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

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

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. 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
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.

About the Captain

Lew Augusta
Fort Pierce, Florida, United States
Member since January 2016
20
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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!
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 99%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (19)
3.68
out of 5 stars from 20 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Good Half Day Fishing
Captain Lew & Ms Joan
Fishing with Lew
+16
Angler Rating
6
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2
4
1
Anglers Claimed
Good experience
77%
Friendly captain
88%
Recommend this charter
65%
Appropriate for children
71%
Satisfied with the boat
93%
Catch intended fish
40%
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Richard Lindsay
Lady Lake, Florida
 3.67
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Half day trip with captain Lou

VERIFIED   June 16, 2017
We tried our best to catch fish but the bite was not good the day we went. The captain tried several different way points but...
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Joe Yarbrough
Orland Park, Illinois
 1.67
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Worst fishing trip of my life!

VERIFIED   May 24, 2018
If you want to pay for the fuel so that two old men can catch fish, this is the trip for you. The captains buddies were on...
Joe Yarbrough does not recommend Miss Joan Deep Sea Fishing
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Lorhetta Rainey
Cordele, Georgia
 3.00
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Fishing with Lew

VERIFIED   August 4, 2018
Lorhetta Rainey does not recommend Miss Joan Deep Sea Fishing
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John Lammers
Webster, New York
 1.00
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Captain Lew & Ms Joan

VERIFIED   June 14, 2018
Few things are worst than being caught up in a scam. Called being “cheap” by Lew because there was no tip to 1st Mate....
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Kari J. Savola
Charlotte, North Carolina
 4.33
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First time fishing off Florida coast

VERIFIED   July 10, 2016
As it turned out - by bad luck- the fish was not biting this time. The Captain and crew done all they could to put us on the...
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Fishing Reports

11/9 FISHING UPDATE

November 09, 2018

FISHING HAS REALLY IMPROVED SINCE OUR LAST UPDATE.A FAIRLY GOOD BITE OF GROVES AND MUTTONS.SEVERAL NICE KEEPER GROUPER AND MUCH BETTER STRINGERFISHING.SEVERAL TRIPS HAVE SEEN A VERY GOOD COBIA BITE.FEW MAHI AROUND WITH SOME KING MACKEREL MIXED IN IF… Read Full Report →