Old Coast Charters

Comabt Veteran Owned and Operated Buisness .

Book your next trip with Old Coast Charters and find out what keeps anglers coming back to St. Augustine for more. With Captain William at the helm, you’ll benefit from years of knowledge and experience.

Depending on the season, you might hook into Redfish, Black Drum ,Speckled Trout, Mangrove Snapper, Flounder, Blacktip Shark, King Mackerel (Kingfish), Sheepshead, and whatever else is biting.

Thinking of bringing the whole family? Kids are absolutely welcome. Also remember to bring snacks so that nobody gets grumpy on an empty stomach!

You’ll find yourself aboard a 30’ Downeast with room for 4 passengers. It comes with and all the essentials no fishing machine can run without.

You’ll find rods, reels, and tackle waiting for you, as well as lures. bait is included, There’s no need to buy a fishing license, just show up ready for some fishing! Be mindful that some species may have special rules or limited seasons. Simply ask and your captain can tell you more.

Don’t leave home without sunblock ,bottled water, and sunglasses. If you’d like to bring other drinks, just ask. Alcohol is allowed.

You could keep reading this, but wouldn’t you rather be fishing with Old Coast Charters?



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Hour Night Inshore
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 PM
    US $350
    Experience St. Augustine’s inshoreii fishing with our 4-hour night charter. Embark on an exhilarating 4-hour night fishing charter, where the tranquility of the evening meets the thrill of nocturnal angling. Enjoy the peaceful ambiance, the challenge of night fishing, and the potential for extraordinary catches. This night trip promises a memorable and rewarding fishing excursion. Reserve your spot for an unforgettable night on the water!
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Light Tackle
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Afternoon Inshore
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    US $400
    Experience St. Augustine’s inshore fishing with our 3 hour afternoon/sunset trip. Embark on a captivating 4-hour sunset fishing charter, where the beauty of the evening sky meets the excitement of angling, timed perfectly to coincide with the breathtaking sunset. Cast your lines as the sun dips below the horizon, creating a picturesque backdrop for your fishing adventure. Enjoy the serene atmosphere with the thrill of catching various fish.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Morning Trip Inshore
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $400
    Experience St. Augustine’s inshore fishing with our 3 hour morning charter. Come aboard the Seanachie for a serene morning fishing charter adventure, offering a perfect blend of relaxation and angling excitement. Enjoy the tranquil waters, breathtaking sunrise, and the thrill of reeling in the catch of the day. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a beginner, our charter promises a memorable experience.
    Targeted fish
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Afternoon Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    US $450
    Experience St. Augustine’s inshore fishing with our 4-hour afternoon/sunset trip. Embark on a captivating 4-hour sunset fishing charter, where the beauty of the evening sky meets the excitement of angling, timed perfectly to coincide with the breathtaking sunset. Cast your lines as the sun dips below the horizon, creating a picturesque backdrop for your fishing adventure. Enjoy the serene atmosphere with the thrill of catching various fish.
    Targeted fish
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Night Inshore
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 PM
    US $450
    Experience St. Augustine’s inshoreii fishing with our 4-hour night charter. Embark on an exhilarating 4-hour night fishing charter, where the tranquility of the evening meets the thrill of nocturnal angling. Enjoy the peaceful ambiance, the challenge of night fishing, and the potential for extraordinary catches. This night trip promises a memorable and rewarding fishing excursion. Reserve your spot for an unforgettable night on the water!
    Targeted fish
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip Inshore – Morning
    Just booked! Last booked: 9 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $450
    Experience St. Augustine’s inshore fishing with our 4-hour morning charter. Come aboard the Seanachie for a serene morning fishing charter adventure, offering a perfect blend of relaxation and angling excitement. Enjoy the tranquil waters, breathtaking sunrise, and the thrill of reeling in the catch of the day. Whether you’re a seasoned angler or a beginner, our charter promises a memorable experience.
    Targeted fish
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    KINGFISH!! 5 HOUR NEARSHORE
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    US $550
    A nearshore kingfish charter in St. Augustine offers an exciting and rewarding fishing experience along Florida’s historic coast. Venture into the Atlantic’s productive waters, known for their abundant king mackerel (kingfish). These powerful fish promise thrilling fights for anglers of all skill levels. The charter typically lasts half a day, providing ample time to target kingfish using live bait or trolling techniques. Along the way, you’ll enjoy
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Trolling
    Targeted fish
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US $650
    Experience St. Augustine’s inshore fishing with our 6-hour full-day charter. Spend the day surrounded by stunning landscapes and the thrill of reeling in various fish species. Our well-equipped vessel ensures a comfortable journey, complete with all the gear you need. Whether you’re aiming for trophy catches or enjoying a leisurely day on the water, our full-day charter promises an immersive and satisfying fishing experience.
    Targeted fish
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Black Drum
    Black Drum
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Flounder
    Flounder
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    KINGFISH!! 6 HOUR NEARSHORE
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    US $650
    A nearshore kingfish charter in St. Augustine offers an exciting and rewarding fishing experience along Florida’s historic coast. Venture into the Atlantic’s productive waters, known for their abundant king mackerel (kingfish). These powerful fish promise thrilling fights for anglers of all skill levels. The charter typically lasts half a day, providing ample time to target kingfish using live bait or trolling techniques. Along the way, you’ll enjoy
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Trolling
    Targeted fish
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Private trip
    Full Day Shark Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $700
    ? Ready for an adrenaline-pumping adventure? Join us on our shark fishing charter in St. Augustine, Florida! ? Feel the thrill of reeling in massive sharks while soaking up the stunning coastal views. We will guide you to the best fishing spots, ensuring an unforgettable experience for anglers of all levels. Book your adventure now and let’s make some unforgettable memories on the open sea! ?
    Fishing techniques
    Light Tackle
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Tiger)
    Tiger Shark
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 58 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Red Fish. Toad Fish. Spade Fish. JUST FISH!
Fantastic Father's day fishing trip!
Fantastic Father's day fishing trip!
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
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Joseph H.
Orlando, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day trip with Captain Will and First Mate Jake, morning trip.

NEW  4 Hour Trip Inshore – Morning on June 4, 2024
We departed promptly at our scheduled time after Captain Will and F.M. Jake introduced themselves, welcomed us aboard and asked...
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Laurie C.
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
Crew
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5.0 / 5
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Red Fish. Toad Fish. Spade Fish. JUST FISH!

VERIFIED   NEW  3 Hour Afternoon Inshore on June 17, 2024
Capt Will & First Mate Jake gave us an excellent introduction to costal fishing. We had several circumstances that could have...
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Frank F.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great Fishing trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Afternoon Inshore on April 25, 2024
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Weber C.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Amazing experience!

VERIFIED   3 Hour Afternoon Inshore on April 4, 2024
We flew from Pasadena Ca to St. Augustine for a family vacation. My two boys and I wanted to experience our first boat fishing...
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Tatum S.
Waycross, Georgia
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Half Day Trip w/ Capt Will

3 Hour Afternoon Inshore on March 16, 2024
This was the best charter trip my family and I have ever been on. If anyone in town tries to tell you this boat is not big...
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FAQs about Old Coast Charters

Old Coast Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $350 per group - 3 Hour Night Inshore (3 hours)
  • US $400 per group - 3 Hour Afternoon Inshore (3 hours)
  • US $400 per group - 3 Hour Morning Trip Inshore (3 hours)
  • US $450 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Afternoon Inshore (4 hours)
  • US $450 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Night Inshore (4 hours)
  • US $450 per group - 4 Hour Trip Inshore – Morning (4 hours)
  • US $550 per group - KINGFISH!! 5 HOUR NEARSHORE (5 hours)
  • US $650 per group - 6 Hour Trip Inshore (6 hours)
  • US $650 per group - KINGFISH!! 6 HOUR NEARSHORE (6 hours)
  • US $700 per group - Full Day Shark Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Old Coast Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Old Coast Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Old Coast Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing

Old Coast Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning

Top targeted fish species with Old Coast Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Flounder
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout

Meet the Captain

William Trusttum
St. Augustine, Florida, United States
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58 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2024
Angler's Choice
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Capt. William is a Combat Veteran who runs trips out of St. Augustine Florida aboard a 30' Dyer Downeast boat. These waters are known for Redfish , Black Drum , Kingfish and much more .

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish

Boat specs

Dyer (Downeast) originally built in 1972. Powered by a 170HP Yanmar engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Ice Box

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 1 day 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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
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 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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

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