Liquid Addiction Charters

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Liquid Addiction Charters is based out of Port Saint Joe, FL, and offers a wide variety of fishing and sightseeing trips for all the family. From Apalachicola Bay, Indian Pass, and Port St. Joe to the waters around Cape San Blas, this charter has the flexibility and variety you need to design the Port St Joe adventure you have been dreaming of.

Join Capt. Taft Taunton, a retired Navy officer, who grew up fishing the local area. He has a lifetime of experience on these waters, making him more than capable of finding and preparing the catch. All you need to do is hop aboard and get ready to have some fun.

Capt. Taft fishes out of his 2016 25’ Sportsman Platinum Masters 247 center console boat, which is powered by a 300HP Yamaha motor, and can accommodate up to six anglers. It comes equipped with GPS, fishfinder, wireless trolling motor, live bait tank, and ice box.

Liquid Addiction Charters offers a range of half and full-day trips. Choose between light tackle bay and inshore fishing charters for Trout, Redfish, Flounder, Tripletail, Sharks, Spanish Mackerel and others, Scallop trips, or offshore adventures targeting reef and pelagic species.

All charters include fishing equipment, lures and live bait, ice and fishing licenses, all you need to bring are your drinks and snacks.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Offshore(4 ppl MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,100
    up to 6 persons
    Head offshore for a full day of fishing targeting a range of pelagic and reef species. Trips include fishing equipment, lures and live bait, ice and fishing licenses. BYO drinks and snacks. Please note: a maximum of 4 people is permitted
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Offshore(4 ppl MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $700
    up to 6 persons
    This half day trip will take you offshore fishing for a range of pelagic and reef species. Trips include fishing equipment, lures and live bait, ice and fishing licenses. BYO drinks and snacks. Please note: a maximum of 4 people is permitted
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Bay
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    up to 1 person
    + $50
    each additional person
    An 8 hour trip that will take you light tackle bay and inshore fishing for Trout, Redfish, Flounder, Tripletail, Sharks, Spanish Mackerel and more! Trips include fishing equipment, lures and live bait, ice and fishing licenses. BYO drinks and snacks.
  • Private trip
    Lunch Cruise to Appalachicola.
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    $450
    up to 6 persons
    Depart Port St Joe via the intercoastal waterway for a scenic cruise to Historic Appalachicola for Lunch and shopping.4-5 people Max
  • Private trip
    Beach / Shelling Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    $350
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Bring your picnic lunch for some beach time and shelling. The beach that I take you to is only accessible by boat.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Bay
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $350
    up to 1 person
    + $50
    each additional person
    A 4 hour trip that will take you light tackle bay and inshore fishing for Trout, Redfish, Flounder, Tripletail, Sharks, Spanish Mackerel and more! Trips include fishing equipment, lures and live bait, ice and fishing licenses. BYO drinks and snacks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Scalloping
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 14 - Sep 10
    $350
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    These half day scallop trip run from around August 14th until 10th Sept (dates may vary) and are suitable for 2 to 4 people. Trips include fishing equipment, lures and live bait, ice and fishing licenses. BYO drinks and snacks.
  • Private trip
    Sunset Cruise / Beach
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 PM
    $350
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Enjoy sunset from the beach or boat. Cocktails and a sunset if you wish and a walk on the beach.
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About the Captain

Taft Taunton
Port St. Joe, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
ID & License verified
10 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2016
Retired U.S Navy 21 years. Enjoy the water and people.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Cobia
Flounder
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Redfish
Scallop
Seabass (Black)
Snapper (Lane)

Snapper (Red)
Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon

Boat Specs

Sportsman (Center console) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 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

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
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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5.00
out of 5 stars from 10 reviews
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Experience
Half day trip with Capt Taft
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Justin B.
Atlanta, GA
 5.00
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Full day inshore, half day off shore

VERIFIED   July 17, 2019
Top notch service, clean and organized boat, great gear ! He went above and beyond to get us on good fish and make our time...
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Erik C. B.
The Colony, TX
 5.00
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Captain with lots of knowledge and work ethic. We had obstacles in the form of sharks and storms but Captain Taft put us on...
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Randy B.
Portland, TN
 5.00
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Half day inshore with captain taft

VERIFIED   October 1, 2019
me and my son enjoyed the trip very much. we had a good catch. Captain Taft made sure we took home plenty to grill.
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Joe L.
United States
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Half day bay trip with Capt Taft

VERIFIED   June 27, 2019
Highly recommend. Great guy with a lot of local knowledge. Very nice boat and equipment. Yes, we’re having fresh trout for...
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Joseph M.
Macon, GA
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Half day offshore with Cpt Taft

VERIFIED   June 19, 2018
Captain Taft communicated well leading into the trip. When 2/3 of our group got sick he fished his butt off to help get our...
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