Reel Compulsive Fishing Charters

(77) In demand!
111 North Riverside Drive
New Smyrna Beach FL, United States

Reel Compulsive Charters offer a great variety of trips to suit any taste. From hitting inlets and bridges for Redfish Tarpon and Snapper, to heading offshore and hunting wrecks for Grouper and Dolphin.

The 26 foot Palmetto center console you will be using is powered by two 300HP Mercury motors powering you forward to a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots to get you out to the perfect spot as soon as possible. All trips come with fishing licenses for all on board and all the tackle, rods and bait you will need. Captain Tony also has a first class mate that can help with different techniques and keep you hooked up all day long. The mate will also be available to clean your fish at the end of the trip if you choose to keep any .

Captain Tony is Florida-born and has been fishing the area for the last 25 years. He has a great wealth of experience and local knowledge which he will bring to each trip, as well as his enthusiasm and love of fishing which will make every trip special.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Extended Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 1100
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    On our 10 hr trip you can plan to catch almost anything that swims that time of year. We will hit a variety of sites as well as some blue water trolling for the big paligics.
  • Private trip
    Fall Sailfish special!
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jan - 31 Dec
    US$ 900
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    On this trip we will be targeting the fall Sailfish migration. We will be trolling custom riged baits that these fish love to eat.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 900
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    On our 8hr trip it gives us plenty of time to hit many of the wrecks and reefs. We more than likely will do some trolling for some of the greater paligic species.
  • Private trip
    THE MAHI TRIP
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jan - 30 Dec
    US$ 900
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    It's Springtime in that means the mahi-mahi are here. These are a migratory species that will get running from the keys moving up the coast. These fish travel in big schools and tend to be very aggressive.and by the way they make great table fair as well.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Wreck & Trolling
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 600
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    Fish a few of the numerous wrecks an dive sights with some light trolling.
  • Private trip
    P.M. shark trip!
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 600
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    Same as the A.M. shark trip!
  • Private trip
    P.M. wreck and trolling trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 600
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    Same as A.M. trip just in the after noon.
  • Private trip
    Shark trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 600
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    With this trip you can expect to catch numerous spices of sharks that are native to our area. Want to experience some drag screening an rod bending action this is the trip for you!
  • Private trip
    Spring Break SPECIAL!
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Feb - 1 Apr
    US$ 600
    up to 3 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    On this awesome 5 hr adventure we will be hitting a number of the artificial reefs an wrecks that we have just out of our inlet. You can expect to catch: Snapper, seabass, grouper, Tarpon, and a variety of other seasonal species.
  • Private trip
    Half day river fishing
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jan - 1 Dec
    US$ 400
    up to 3 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    On the half day river fishing trip you will expect to catch a variety of fish fishing around docks an bridges an the inlet. Normal fish we catch on these are: Snook, Snapper, Redfish, Tarpon, Sheepshead, and many more!
  • Private trip
    3 Hr Trip - Inshore Inlet/Bridge AM
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 15 Jun - 31 Jan (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    US$ 300
    up to 3 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    On this affordable trip we will target inshore species such as Redfish, Tarpon, Sharks, Sheepshead and Mangrove Snapper.
  • Private trip
    3 Hr Trip - Inshore Inlet/Bridge PM
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Jun - 31 Mar (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    US$ 300
    up to 3 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    On this affordable trip we will target inshore species such as Redfish, Tarpon, Sharks, Sheepshead and Mangrove Snapper.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Barracuda (Great)
Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish
Tarpon

Boat Specs

Pro Sports (Center console) originally built in 2005. Powered by 2 450HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
34 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

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.
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
PayPal
Bank Transfer

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

About the Captain

Tony Varano
New Smyrna Beach, Florida, United States
Member since May 2015
78
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I've fished all my life an live in a fishing town. It was InbInevitable for me to be a charter boat captain.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.80
out of 5 stars from 77 reviews
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September fishing trip
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
80%
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Ron Michalec
United States
 5.00
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Outstanding day

VERIFIED   May 25, 2018
My wife and I booked a half day trip for a Monday, Capt. Tony called to say weather offshore would not be good,  suggested...
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Matthew Steffensen
Longwood, FL
 5.00
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Half day and full day offshore trips with Captain Tony

VERIFIED   August 17, 2018
We went on two trips with Captain Tony and both trips were non stop action. Within minutes of putting lines in the water we...
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Aaron Foster
United States
 5.00
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3 HR with Captain Tony

VERIFIED   August 9, 2018
Captain Tony did a great job setting us up with rods, bait, and a few pointers.  We were getting bites within minutes! ...
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Rudy Fox
West Palm Beach, FL
 5.00
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Inshore morning trip with Captain Tony and First Mate Brett

VERIFIED   July 4, 2018
Guys were phenomenal. Put us on the fish right away. Very knowledgable and a pleasure to be around. Caught four different species...
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Jessica Edgington
Orlando, Florida
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Spring Break Special

VERIFIED   February 25, 2018
We went this morning for a 5 hour trip and had an awesome time! From the time we dropped the line in the water to the time...
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