Light Tackle BackCountry Redfish

6359 Heckscher Drive
Jacksonville FL, United States

Backcountry For Redfish, Guana Lake is a fishing charter dedicated to Jacksonville backcountry creek fishing. Captain Brennan has been fishing the local waters since 1983 and is an avid angler of Redfish. He is keen on showing his guests a great time and loves taking kids out on the water too.

Captain Brennan’s his boat can hold one adult and one child up to 50 lbs, to ensure the best experience and comfort for everyone on board. You will have a blast and experience the hidden beauty of Jacksonville.

Your targeted species will be Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Flounder, Black Drum, and Sheepshead, as well as Blue Crabs, to increase the action! Captain Brennan uses live bait, fresh bait, or artificials, depending on the fish. Kids will have a blast catching fish and Blue Crabs!

Captain Brennan’s boat is a Duranautic Aluminum fishing originally built in 2015, and powered by a 9.9 HP Yamaha engine with a maximum cruising speed of 14 knots. This makes it ideal for backcountry creek fishing, as it is able to reach the hidden spots easily and without making too much noise. The boat contains a GPS system, life jackets and a live bait tank to keep the bait fresh.

Backcountry For Redfish, Guana Lake fishing charters can take you fishing off of Heckscher Drive by the Timucuan preserve, Clapboard Creek, and Brown’s Creek.  Additionally, they offer trips to the pristine Guana Lake which is limited to small boats.

Rods, reels, tackle, and baits are included, as well as drinks for refreshments. Captain can also clean and fillet your fish upon request. Make sure you obtain a fishing license before the trip and get ready for action!

Backcountry For Redfish, Guana Lake is a fishing charter dedicated to Jacksonville backcountry creek fishing. Captain Brennan has been fishing the local waters since 1983 and is an avid angler of Redfish. He is keen on showing his guests a great time


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Boat Specs

Duranautic (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2015. Powered by a 9.9HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 14 knots.

Length
13 ft
Capacity
1 person
Types of Fishing
Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Targeted Species
 
Black Drum
 
Flounder

 
Redfish
 
Sheepshead

 
Spotted Seatrout
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
blue crabs, minnows, or shrimp
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
Bottled water
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
one up to 75 pounds
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

15% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash.

About the Captain

Brennan Merrell
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Member since October 2016
Brennan is an avid angler of anything that swims, especially Redfish, Sheepshead, Flounder, and Trout. He is keen on showing his guests a great time and loves taking kids out on the water. Captain Brennan says: "I have worked as an offshore captain running charters off Jacksonville for over a decade and I even worked in the Florida Keys as a fishing/ snorkeling captain for the Boy Scouts high adventure camp called Sea Base during 2007. I know how to find the fish and will show you an awesome time! I am a proud father who plans on teaching his child everything he knows about fishing.".
Response time: 16 hours
Response rate: 67%

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Fished April 30, 2017
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Fishing Reports

Red fishing the creeks

April 30, 2017

I had the pleasure of fishing with Randall from Indiana! We launched at low tide and the fish were hiding the first part of the trip. We moved around five times until we were able to sneak back into… Read Full Report →


redfish action in the creeks

April 14, 2017

I took Mike from South Florida on a redfish trip. He boated six redfish with two of them keepers. One of the keepers was about 18.5 inches but we decided to toss him back because he was skinny. We… Read Full Report →