First Coast Inshore Fishing

2510 2nd Avenue North
Jacksonville Beach FL, United State…

First Coast Inshore Fishing offer light tackle and fly fishing charters in northeast Florida in Ponte Vedra Beach, Jacksonville, and the surrounding area. Come join Captain Chaz Adams for a fun day on the water!

Captain Chaz fishes aboard a 19 ft Pathfinder center console boat that has been built specifically for providing a comfortable and versatile ride in inshore and nearshore waters. The boat comfortably accommodates up to four anglers plus the guide, and it is equipped with Lowrance electronics, a Minn Kota trolling motor, and a Power Pole anchoring system to give you the best conditions for catching spooky inshore fish.

Choose between a half day and a full day trip and get ready for a light tackle fishing adventure. Captain Chaz provides both fly fishing and light tackle spinning gear, so you can choose which style suits you best or try a combination of the two. With target fish including Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Tarpon, and Cobia, this is a great opportunity to enjoy some seriously fun fishing.

Captain Chaz will provide all the gear, licensing, and beverages you will need during your trip, so just bring yourself, some snacks, and a camera, and get ready for a great day on the water.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Charter
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    7 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 750
    up to 3 persons
    Want to fish the full tide swing and escape from dry land for a day? This is the trip for you. I will have the beverages. Just bring what you want to eat and I will take care of the rest. Target species include Redfish, Trout, and Flounder, with Tarpon and Cobia also being fun target fish in season.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Charter PM
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    7 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 750
    up to 3 persons
    Want to fish the full tide swing and escape from dry land for a day? This is the trip for you. I will have the beverages. Just bring what you want to eat and I will take care of the rest. Target species include Redfish, Trout, and Flounder, with Tarpon and Cobia also being fun target fish in season.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Charter
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 3 persons
    Ideal for 1-3 people and will last between 4-5 hours. This is a very fun and enjoyable trip. Choose a morning or afternoon time for you to experience some of North Florida's best inshore fishing, with target species including Redfish, Trout, and Flounder. Meet me at the dock with some sunglasses, sunscreen and ready to have some fun. All equipment provided.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Charter PM
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 400
    up to 3 persons
    Ideal for 1-3 people and will last between 4-5 hours. This is a very fun and enjoyable trip. Choose a morning or afternoon time for you to experience some of North Florida's best inshore fishing, with target species including Redfish, Trout, and Flounder. Meet me at the dock with some sunglasses, sunscreen and ready to have some fun. All equipment provided.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia
Flounder
Redfish
Spotted Seatrout

Tarpon

Boat Specs

Pathfinder (Center console) originally built in 2002. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha engine.

Length
19 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Fly 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
Drinks
Fishing License Included
Fly Fishing Equipment

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

About the Captain

Chaz Adams
Jacksonville Beach, Florida, United States
Member since June 2016
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Captain Chaz grew up fishing for Bass on golf course ponds, a passion which drew him to experience the incredible inshore fishing that is available in North East Florida. With 10 years' experience fishing competitively on the Pro Redfish trails, Captain Chaz has fine-tuned his inshore fishing skills to become an extremely experienced angler. He is a USCG licensed angler who has been fishing inshore for over 20 years and specializes in light tackle sight fishing.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.67
out of 5 stars from 6 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
75%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
75%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
75%
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Andrew Piscioneri
Jacksonville, Florida
 5.00
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Morning Trip with Captain Chaz

VERIFIED   May 23, 2017
The best fishing experience I have ever been on. We landed some huge fish on one of the most memorable days of my life. If...
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Nick Keller
Perrysburg, Ohio
 5.00
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Fishing with Chaz

VERIFIED   March 7, 2017
Had a blast out on the water!! Captain was always working to get us on some fish. Definitely hitting him up when we come back...
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Ashton Welsh
Apopka, Florida
 5.00
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Half day with captain Chaz

VERIFIED   November 4, 2016
Captain Chaz was great and I could not think of a better way to spend a morning!
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Charles Christian
Orange Park, Florida
 5.00
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Great trip

VERIFIED   July 30, 2016
Chazz was a good guide he definately knew where to go to put us on fish.
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Derrick Cleveland
United States
 4.67
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Redfish

VERIFIED   July 3, 2016
Great
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