Make an adventure out of your next trip to Hernando Beach and go fishing with Royal Sea Excursions. With Captain Mace at the helm, you’re in knowledgeable and experienced hands.

Master Captain Mace is a Marine Corps infantry combat Veteran of the Iraq War. Upon his return home, he furthered his passion for public service in civilian life, working EMS responding to 911 calls, furthering his call to save lives. Have peace of mind when you’re on the water!

Red Snapper, Gag Grouper, Red Grouper, Mangrove Snapper, Gray Triggerfish, Hogfish, Cobia, Amberjack, Tiger Shark, Yellowtail Snapper, Blackfin Tuna, Dolphin (Mahi Mahi), and more could be biting if you come at the right time of year.

Depending on the species you’re after, you may find yourself trolling, drifting, jigging, bottom fishing, or maybe something more specialized in this area. Capt. Mace also offers fly fishing, but you may need to bring your own fly gear. For the more adventurous among you, there’s spearfishing.

Your day begins aboard a new 36’ Power Catamaran that cruises 35 mph and boasts a 12’ beam that makes the ride so smooth it’s no wonder nobody has been seasick! People are calling it, hands down, the best boat around! You’ll find rods, reels, and tackle waiting for you, as well as lures. Live bait is available. There’s a toilet on board for your convenience.

You’ll have the help of a First Mate to put you on fish. It’s customary to tip the Mate 10–20% to show your appreciation. The charter boat covers your fishing license, just show up ready for a good time! Keep in mind that you may release some fish due to regulations. Simply ask and your captain can tell you more.

It’s recommended to bring sunglasses, sunscreen (non-spray), and bottled water. There will be some drinks on offer, but let the captain know if you wish to bring your own. Alcohol is allowed in moderation, but try to avoid hard liquor and glass bottles.

Your fishing trip with Royal Sea Excursions is just a click away!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Shared trip
    Half Day – 25 Miles Out (Shared)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $650
    Out to 25 miles. Catch a variety of fish and look at dolphins and sea life on the way!
    Types of fishing
    River Fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Heavy Tackle
    Trolling
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Grouper (Goliath)
    Goliath Grouper
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Snook
    Snook
    Seabass (Black)
    Black Seabass
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Shared trip
    Full Day – 25 Miles Out (Shared)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $700
    Out to 25 miles, fishing a variety of fish!
    Types of fishing
    River Fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Fly Fishing
    Spearfishing
    Heavy Tackle
    Trolling
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Grouper (Goliath)
    Goliath Grouper
    Snook
    Snook
    Seabass (Black)
    Black Seabass
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
    Hogfish
    Hogfish
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Shared trip
    Full Day – Out 35-40 Miles (Shared)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $800
    We'll go out 35-40 miles, where abundant sea life awaits!
    Types of fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Heavy Tackle
    Trolling
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Shark (Tiger)
    Tiger Shark
    Snapper (Yellowtail)
    Yellowtail Snapper
    Hogfish
    Hogfish
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
  • Shared trip
    Full Day – Out 50-60 Miles (Shared)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $900
    This is where the true deep begins! Capture your fish of a lifetime!
    Types of fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Heavy Tackle
    Trolling
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Grouper (Goliath)
    Goliath Grouper
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Snapper (Yellowtail)
    Yellowtail Snapper
    Tuna (Blackfin)
    Blackfin Tuna
    Hogfish
    Hogfish
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
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Crew
Excellent
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Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Jennifer C.
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Amazing fishing trip!

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day – 25 Miles Out (Shared) on May 18, 2024
Best family day ever! Macen and Steve were charismatic, helpful and very knowledgeable. We caught over 80 fish and had perfectly...
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Chris C.
Spring Hill, Florida
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Offshore with Captain Mace

Full Day – Out 35-40 Miles (Shared) on September 15, 2023
Amazing experience! Captain Mace really put us on the fish. We caught large gags, red snapper, yellowtail and mangrove snapper....
Chris C. recommends Royal Sea Excursions
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Erik H.
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Great captain, great vessel

VERIFIED   Full Day – Out 35-40 Miles (Shared) on October 8, 2023
Mace did a great job taking my family to where the fish were hitting. We had rough seas at first and Mace took us to calmer...
Erik H. recommends Royal Sea Excursions
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Thomas D.
Spring Hill, FL
Excellent
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Half day with Captain Mace.

VERIFIED   Half Day – 25 Miles Out (Shared) on September 20, 2023
If there’s a better boat, I want to see it. The boat was awesome. Brand new 35 foot catamaran that just glided over the water....
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FAQs about Royal Sea Excursions

Royal Sea Excursions offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $325 per person - Half Day – 25 Miles Out (Shared) (4 hours)
  • US $350 per person - Full Day – 25 Miles Out (Shared) (8 hours)
  • US $400 per person - Full Day – Out 35-40 Miles (Shared) (10 hours)
  • US $450 per person - Full Day – Out 50-60 Miles (Shared) (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Royal Sea Excursions, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS Duel 20 inch Raymarine Axios Screen
  • Fishfinder State of the art 3D Down Scan
  • Bed 12' beam that transforms to a bed
  • Snorkeling Equipment 4 sets can be offered
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Wireless Trolling Motor 108 inch Rhodan
  • Outriggers Carbon fiber telescoping
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box
  • Radar Open array reaching up to 75 miles

Trips booked with Royal Sea Excursions include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Royal Sea Excursions offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing (Out to 9 miles)
  • Nearshore Fishing (Out to 25 miles)
  • Offshore Fishing (Out to 125 miles)
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Royal Sea Excursions offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Spearfishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Royal Sea Excursions include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Hogfish
  • Shark (Tiger)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tuna (Blackfin)

Meet the Captain

Mace Wilmington
Hernando Beach, Florida, United States
ID & license verified
4 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since September 2023
Meet Master Captain Mace, a Marine Corps infantry combat Veteran who bravely served during the Iraq War. After returning home, he continued his dedication to public service in civilian life. His commitment to saving lives shines through. Now, when you're on the water with Captain Mace, you can have peace of mind, knowing you're in the hands of a true hero.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper

Boat specs

HammerCat (Catamaran) originally built in 2021. Powered by 2 350HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
11 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Out to 9 miles
Nearshore Fishing
Out to 25 miles
Offshore Fishing
Out to 125 miles
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Duel 20 inch Raymarine Axios Screen
Fishfinder
State of the art 3D Down Scan
Bed
12' beam that transforms to a bed
Snorkeling Equipment
4 sets can be offered
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
You Keep Catch

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

No additional fees.
Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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