East Florida Fishing Charters

There is no better time to book a fantastic fishing trip with East Florida Fishing Charters than today. Captain Gary Bell has over 3 decades of experience and can’t wait to welcome you on board and show you the tricks of the trade.

Step on board his 22’ Ranger boat that can comfortably fit you and 4 of your fishing friends. With a 150 HP Yamaha engine, you’ll be on top of the fish before you know it. The fishfinder will help when tracking down your prey, while the wireless trolling motor will give you that extra edge to sneak up on them.

Depending on which trip you choose and the time of year, you’ll be able to target a wide range of species. These include Mahi Mahi, Snook, Redfish, Mangrove Snapper, Blacktip Shark, and even the Silver King himself, Tarpon.

If you dare to enter the Silver King’s throne room then expect a great battle. In over 60% of cases, hooked Tarpon will break free. Never fear, Capt. Gary will be with you every step of the way, giving you the best chance of reeling it in.

Included in the price are top quality rods and reels. These won’t let you down, no matter which species you are targeting. Also provided are all lures, bait, and even your fishing license for the day. You only need to bring along your own food and drink.

Book now with East Florida Fishing Charters today for an unforgettable trip. From Daytona Beach to Indian River Lagoon, let Capt. Gary guide you to the fish of a lifetime!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    7 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $600
    up to 2 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    Travel offshore to target Red, Mango, Lane Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Grouper, Cobia, Kingfish, and an occasional Sailfish. This trip accommodates up to 4 people, max.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    up to 2 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    This trip would take you out, targeting Kingfish, Snapper, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, and even Tarpon when in season. All fishing gear and tackle are included, as well as your fishing license for the day. Please bring along your own refreshments.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $450
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This trip will take you down to Mosquito Lagoon to fish the flats after large spawning Redfish, or even to a wreck! You'll catch Snook, Tarpon, Redfish, and more. All rods and reels are included, as well as the fishing license for the day. Please bring your own food and drink.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Night Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 PM
    $350
    up to 2 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    Nighttime dock fishing around lights easily produces a plethora of fish to eat. Please allow the captain at least a day's notice to catch live bait for the trip. All rods and reels are provided, as well as the fishing license for the day. Please bring your own refreshments.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $350
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This trip will target Snook, Speckled Trout, Tarpon, and many more cool species! All rods and reels are provided, as well as your fishing license. Please bring your own refreshments.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Fish and Cruise
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    $300
    up to 2 persons
    + $40
    each additional person
    You'll see a lot of nature on this trip, such as manatees, dolphins, and tropical birds. You'll be targeting Redfish, Trout, Flounder, and when in season, Snook too. All rods and reels are provided, as well as bait, lures, and even your fishing license for the day.
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About the Captain

Gary Bell
New Smyrna Beach, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Reports
23 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since April 2016
"Grew up on the Halifax River in Ponce Inlet, FL and learned the backwaters from Daytona Beach to Mosquito Lagoon. Passionate about fishing and landing a fish of a lifetime for my clients." Captain Gary Bell had a very cool baseball career for 8 years, and every offseason would come back home to fish daily. He now runs charters, doing what he loves, helping customers catch their trophy fish.

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Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)

Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Ranger (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2013. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

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

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.

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

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Customer Reviews

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5.00
out of 5 stars from 20 reviews
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Very happy for his fish !
Fantastic 4 hour fishing adventure
Fantastic 4 hour fishing adventure
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100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
95%
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Michael M.
Orlando, FL
 5.00
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Full day with Capt. Gary

VERIFIED   NEW  March 11, 2020
I have been fishing with guides for over 20 years and found Gary to be one of the best overall captains I’ve ever had. Prepared,...
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Gian S. F.
Daytona Beach, Florida
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Amazing Saturday afternoon

VERIFIED   October 12, 2019
Everything was great with Gary. We checked a number of spots in the river and nearshore. We fished red fishes and yellow tails....
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Cv E.
Cape Coral, FL
 5.00
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Amazing day with captain Gary

VERIFIED   June 14, 2019
Captain Gary took me and my family out for an amazing day of fishing.  He knew all the great spots and had us pulling...
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Bernadette I.
Mt. Pleasant, SC
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3 hour trip with Capt. Gary

VERIFIED   June 21, 2019
Capt. Gary was awesome! He put us on fish right away and when that slowed down, he took us to other spots. He was attentive...
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John B.
Altamonte Springs, FL
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 1, 2019
captain gary definitely will put you onthe fish had a great time thank agian
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