Deep Water Charter LLC

800 Scallop Dr
Port Canaveral FL, United States

Deep Water Charters invites you down to Port Canaveral for a fantastic day in the Gulf of Mexico. They are located just a short drive from Walt Disney World and a quick ride from the warm waters just 30 miles offshore.

Whether you are looking for a half a day, a full day trip, or anything in between, Deep Water Charters is at your disposal. Enjoy a day of fishing with experienced professionals who have the time and the patience to assist and guide you. They will share the secrets, put you on seasonal species, and show you the hot spots.

Target anything from bottom dwellers to pelagics. Get your hands on Snapper, Grouper, Seabass, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Sailfish, Marlin, Amberjack. Barracuda, Kingfish, Cobia, various types of Sharks, and who knows what else. As soon as you leave Port Canaveral, it’s fish on!

If you are lucky enough, you might even spot the northern right whale passing by the boat. They come to the shores from December until March. Sea turtles and birds are also there - just book a trip to enjoy it all!

Deep Water Charters will welcome you aboard the ‘Alexandra Marie.’ She is a 40’ Hatteras with two 465 HP Detroit engines for more security and speed. The Alexandra Marie can comfortably accommodate up to six anglers.

The Alexandra Marie boasts a clean head, a full Tuna tower to spot any action going on beneath the surface, a nice salon, a couch to take a nap on, a galley, and a TV. As well as that, she is fully rigged with latest electronics and professional accessories.

The crew will provide you with everything you need for a successful trip; just bring your hat and sunscreen. When you are done catching and return to shore, the crew will clean, bag, and ice the fish. All you have to do is the cooking!

Deep Water Charters invites you down to Port Canaveral for a fantastic day in the Gulf of Mexico. They are located just a short drive from Walt Disney World and a quick ride from the warm waters just 30 miles offshore.

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  • Full Day Trip
    9 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1000 private charter
  • Half Day Trip (AM)
    5 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 800 private charter
  • Half Day Trip (PM)
    5 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 800 private charter
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About this listing

Boat Specs

Hatteras (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1989, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 465HP Detroit engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots.

Length
40 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Targeted Species
 
Amberjack
 
Cobia

 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

 
Sailfish
 
Seabass (Black)

 
Snapper (Mangrove)
 
Snapper (Mutton)

 
Triggerfish (Gray)
 
Tuna (Bigeye)

 
Tuna (Yellowfin)
 
Wahoo
Amenities
Toilet
Full bathroom with a shower & a sink
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
Toilet
Full bathroom with a shower & a sink
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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, PayPal.

About the Captain

Tony Dugas
Port Canaveral, Florida, United States
Member since June 2014
Captain Tony Dugas has been mastering the cast for over four decades. His professional repertoire includes the waters from Louisiana and Miami to Port Canaveral. Captain Tony's preferred style is a combination of trolling and bottom fishing to achieve a balanced day of offshore fishing.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

3.8 out of 5 stars from 5 reviews

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1. The night before the trip, Capt Tony called to see if we might want to cancel because the weather might not be good, but he would “leave it up to us to decide, but if we leave the marina you will be charged the full amount.”- All weather forecasts that we found reported good weather for that day-so we chose to go on the trip.
2. We were scheduled for 7-11, but Capt Tony suggested that we actually leave at 8 instead, not sure why , but OK, assuming he meant 8-12 instead.
3. Once we got to the marina, the Capt notified us that his Mate did not show up, so a friend of his would help instead-The friend stood and smoked cigarettes the ENTIRE trip.
4. Capt Tony would only allow us to put out 2 fishing poles, even though we were scheduled for six fishermen.
5. The boat engine was smoking most of the trip and obviously having mechanical problems
6. At approx. 1025, Cap Tony decided that we were going back to the marina. Over 1 and a half hours early!
7. When we got back, his friend informed us that he was “late for his real job” and had to leave
8. Then, Capt Tony informed us that he would not charge us the 20% gratuity for his friend, as if he was doing us a favor, but proceeded to charge us the entire amount for the trip!
My husband and I are both very familiar with deep water fishing and charters.We were both very appalled and feel as though we were taken advantage of.  We never should have paid him, due to his lack of service.  I wish someone would contact me from your company about this.  I don’t want other people to get the same treatment that my family received.  Thank you, Wendy Jones 989-640-5366

Fished April 5, 2017
Tony Dugas (The Captain)
Replied to this review on April 16, 2017

Hi Wendy Just wanted to reach out because of your bad trip. 1. You guys booked a near shore beach trip, they run from 8 to 12 for morning trips. The call the night before was due to a forecast of 4x4 at 20 knots. Even though it might be sunny and pretty on land it is usually very different on the ocean. We had cancelled the afternoon for that reason. When I explained this to your husband you said that you still wanted to go. 3. The mate did not show because all of the charter boats had cancelled their trips and the mate did not think anyone would go out with the forecast. We did only because it was a near beach trip Not a Deep Water Trip. The friend was a Captain from another charter boat that had cancelled their trip and agreed to come so that you guys could go out. I not sure how you kept up with whether he smoked cigs or not because he never left the Bridge of the boat well away from everyone. We never run 6 lines bottom fishing and less if the water if rough so that we don’t spend all the time untangling all the lines. 5. Yes we did blow a 20,000 dollar engine (sorry for that) but we kept you guys fishing with one engine, that was not in the plans. 6 If you are familiar with Charters you know that your 4 hour trip was Dock to Dock, all Charters are Dock to Dock, which put you leaving a little before 8 and returning around 12 noon. We are sorry that you feel taken because we took 100 dollars of the trip price. We were just trying to be fair with your challenging rough brown dirty water trip.

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I book with these guys about every 6 months. We do this charter because we found the boat to be the most comfortable around. The captain and mate are very customer oriented and attentive to our needs. Anyone can take you to bottom fish for 3-5 pounds, but no one works harder to put you on a truly memorable fishing experience. That said credibility is stellar and that is another reason we keep coming back. Captain Tony is my choice for Captain of the year

Fished February 15, 2017
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We have booked with these guys a lot over the past 10 years. We take our customers on these trips and would not do that if this wasn’t a first class Charter Boat. We know that fishing by nature has good days and not so good days but these guys are always giving it a 100%. Most trips are spectacular but we always have a great time on all the trips. Do yourself a favor and give it a go with Deep Water Charter, you will be glad you did, we are.

Fished November 7, 2016
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