Captain Santos offers fishing charters in Cape Canaveral, Florida, on board his beautiful “Flagship”. The captain can cater to all your needs and wishes, aiming to provide a fun and productive experience on the water. It’s not only about fishing, but also exploring all the opportunities the Space Coast of Florida has to offer.

Captain Santos will take you fishing in Cape Canaveral aboard the “Flagship”, which is a stunning 31-foot Cabo, designed with comfort in mind. She comes powered by twin 350 Caterpillar engines with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots. Perfect for accommodating up to six anglers, the “Flagship” features an ample seating space and is rigged with modern navigational electronics, a live bait tank, an ice-box to keep the catch fresh during the day, outriggers, and downriggers for a professional fishing experience. Inside, there is everything you need for a comfortable day out on the water, including an air-conditioned cabin, a multimedia system with a TV, a bed, a kitchen, a toilet, and a shower. There is also a flybridge fitted to aid your search for the fish and spot any action going on beneath the surface.

Fishing in Cape Canaveral aboard the “Flagship” is an exciting experience. Captain Santos Charters offers a full day trip, as well as ¾ and half day packages. Depending on the season and your personal preferences, you will be able to enjoy the thrill of Florida deep sea fishing. Whether you are after Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Sailfish or Cobia, or want to chase Tarpon, King Mackerel, Groper, Snapper, Amberjack, Marlin, and many more species – Captain Santos got you covered.

To make a great catch possible, you will be provided with Penn reels, Crowder rods, live bait, and lures, as well as licenses. Your catch will be sent home cleaned, filleted, and ready to go straight into the frying pan. Grab your drinks, food, and welcome on board!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Deep Drop
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    22 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,800
    Deep Drop fishing for Tile Fish, Yellow Edge Grouper, Snowy and more.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $900
    If you need just a few more hours on the water, this package is exactly what you are looking for. Captain Santos will provide you with all the necessary fishing gear, tackle, bait, and licenses.
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About the Captain

Luiz Santos
Cape Canaveral, Florida, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & License verified
13 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since April 2017
Captain Santos, or Big Lou as they call him, has been ocean fishing since he was a kid back in Brazil where he is from, moving to the US to attend a college in NY. He has fished tournaments in the Bahamas, Mexico, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico and other Caribbean islands. He specializes in Mahi-Mahi, Kingfish, Cobia, and many more. Capt. Santos is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish and conversational French and Italian. Let's have a memorable fishing experience.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Snook Snook
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Cabo (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1997. Powered by 2 350HP Caterpillar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
33 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

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 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
86%
Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
86%
Satisfied with the boat
86%
Catch intended fish
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Pedro S. J.
Orlando, FL
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VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on August 10, 2019
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Oviedo, FL
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on August 7, 2019
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Merritt Island, Florida
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Half Day Trip on August 8, 2017
It was one of the best experience My family ever had. We had several bites, just an amazing time. Captain Santos and his Mate...
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Lucas S.
Merritt Island, Florida
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Full day with Capt. Big Lou Santos

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on March 27, 2017
We had an over the top time aboard the FLAGSHIP with Capt. “Big Lou” Santos. Not only we caught a lot of fish, but we laughed...
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Hollywood, Florida
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7 hour fishing trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on June 12, 2017
The captain was a wealth of knowledge about the fish and equipment used. We had a fantastic time and plan on booking again....
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FAQs about Captain Santos Charters - Flagship

Captain Santos Charters - Flagship offers the following trips to customers:
  • $900 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (7 hours)
  • $1,800 per group - Full Day Deep Drop (22 hours)

When you book a trip with Captain Santos Charters - Flagship, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Captain Santos Charters - Flagship include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn reels and Crowder rods)
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water bottles)
  • First Mate (When needed we will have a mate helping the Captai.)
  • Fishing License

Captain Santos Charters - Flagship offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Captain Santos Charters - Flagship offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Captain Santos Charters - Flagship include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snook
  • Tarpon