Backcountry For Redfish, Guana Lake

6359 Heckscher Drive
Jacksonville FL, United States

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Boat Specs

Duranautic (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 2015. Powered by a 6HP Yamaha engine with a maximum cruising speed of 7 knots.

13 ft
2 persons
Types of Fishing
Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Targeted Species
Black Drum


Spotted Seatrout

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 - his boat can hold one adult and one child up to 120 lbs, to ensure the best experience and comfort for everyone onboard.

His boat is a Duranautic Aluminum fishing boat, which was originally built in 2015, and is powered by a 6 HP Yamaha engine with a maximum cruising speed of 7 knots. This makes it ideal for backcountry creek fishing, as he is able to reach the hidden spots easily and without making too much noise. His 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. You will be catching Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Flounder, Black Drum, and Sheepshead, as well as blue crabs to increase the action! Captain Brennan fishes using live bait, fresh bait, or artificial depending on the fish.  Kids will have a blast catching fish and Blue Crabs. Rods, reels, tackle and baits are included, as well as drinks for refreshments. Captain can also clean and fillet your fish upon request.

Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Tank
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Tank
Trip Includes
Rod, Reels & Tackle
Live Bait
Catch Cleaning & Filleting
Bottled water
First Mate
Fishing Licence
Fly Fishing Equipment
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
1 Child up to 120 lbs
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

20% 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
Captain Brennan has always loved fishing and has been do so in the local waters since 1983. He loves fishing for Redfish, Flounder, and Sheepshead, and loves taking out his guests to the lovely Guana Lake where these species can be targeted. He is a proud father who plans on teaching his child everything he knows about fishing.

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  • 6359 Heckscher Drive, Jacksonville
    FL 32226, United States