Chasing Tides Fishing Charters 17'

Chasing Tides Fishing Charters is located in Vero Beach, Florida. They are operated by Captain Ricky Conzalez, who has over 15 years of experience fishing the Floridian waters. Join him on his adventure on the famous Indian River Lagoon and you’ll get a chance to catch that trophy fish or just have a fun time on the water.

Step aboard a 17 ft skiff, powered by a 60 HP Yamaha engine. It is rigged with a Garmin GPS, a wireless motor, an anchoring system, and a live bait tank.

Chasing Tides Charters offers a variety of trips to choose from. Captain Ricky will see to your every need and will be able to satisfy any angler, beginner to pro. Fish inshore, nearshore, the flats or backcountry and target the best fish the area has to offer: Redfish, Snook, Tarpon, and Spotted Seatrout.

With Chasing Tides Charters, your trip will include everything, with an exception of drinks and food. The Captain will provide rods, reels, tackle, fishing licenses, lures, and live bait. The Captain’s preferred method is “Catch And Release”, but if you want to take your catch home with you, Ricky will clean and fillet it for you.

Whatever your preference in the fishing the waters of Vero Beach is, Chasing Tides Fishing Chartrs has you covered!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 2 persons
    Dedicate your day to fishing the Indian River Lagoon, chasing Redfish, Snook, Tarpon, and Spotted Seatrout. Captain Ricky will provide all the necessary fishing equipment and licenses. You can feel free to bring your own food and drinks!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 2 persons
    This package is ideal for those who want to fish the beautiful waters of the Indian River Lagoon, targeting Redfish, Snook, Tarpon, and Spotted Seatrout.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 2 persons
    With all the tackle and fishing licenses include, this package is ideal for any angler, beginner to pro. You will be fishing the Indian River Lagoon with Captain Ricky, a professional guide with a lot ... More

About this listing

Targeted Species

Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Ranger (Skiff) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 60HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

17 ft
2 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing


Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Fishing License Included


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.
Child Friendly
No Alcohol
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


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:

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

About the Captain

Ricky Gonzalez
Vero Beach, Florida, United States
Member since January 2017
Born and raised in Florida, fishing the east coast from Titusville to port St Lucie, mainly around the Indian River County area. I have been fishing since I was 8 years old. Using both a 17 ft flats skiff and 22 ft center console, along with top-notch tackle, I will make sure you have the tools to catch that fish of a lifetime!
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 100%

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