Semper Fi Charters

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Captain Brian Soucy founded Semper Fi Charters to spread his love and passion for fishing in Fernandina Beach. His goal is to share this area and its amazing fishing with people from all over the country. Explore the incredible nearshore waters and secluded bays to see what Florida fishing is all about!

You’ll spend the day aboard Capt. Brian’s 22’ Young flats boat, which has room aboard for up to 4 guests. Freshly-built in 2017, she provides a stable and reliable fishing platform, and her shallow draft allows you to get deep into the skinny waters where the best fish lurk.

The vessel comes equipped with the latest electronics to track down your catch, a trolling motor for sneaking through the shallows in silence, and high-quality tackle to give you the upper hand once you sink your hook.

You’ll fish for a range of species depending on the time of year, and as such you will be given different options to best bring in whatever you are targeting. So whether you’re looking for a morning catching some tasty Trout with the family, or a full day in search of Silver Kings, you can rely on fishing in the right place with the right equipment!

Capt. Brian provides a choice of light and heavy tackle complemented by a selection of lures and live bait. You’ll have the option to spin, jig, or sight cast your way to some awesome fish!

At the end of your trip, Captain Brian will also clean and fillet all your catch so it’s ready to eat when you get home. You will definitely have worked up an appetite, so bring a big cooler and get ready for the tastiest fish you have ever had!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Spend 8 hours fishing the backwaters, jetties, and nearshore areas for a variety of species. With the whole day on the water, you'll have the opportunity to fish in multiple habitats to bring home the best variety of species at the end of the day! All of your gear and bait is provided. Feel free to bring along any snacks and refreshments you'd like.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    The extra couple of hours give you a few more shots at landing something truly special! Spend 6 hours targeting Flounder, Redfish, Tarpon, and more with gear and bait provided by Capt. Brian. He also provides some drinks, but feel free to bring along any other refreshments or snacks you'd like to have with you on board.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $350
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Explore the backwaters, jetties, and nearshore fisheries on this epic 4-hour morning trip! You'll reel in the likes of Trout, Redfish, Flounder, and Tarpon, depending on seasonality and the bite. Your captain provides all of the gear you need for a successful day so all you need to do is jump aboard!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $350
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Spend the afternoon fishing for an all-star cast of inshore species, including Trout, Flounder, Redfish, and more! There's no telling what's lurking in the flats and backwaters and what you catch will depend on seasonality and a little bit of luck. No need to worry about gear or fishing licenses, your captain brings along everything you'll need.
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About the Captain

Brian Soucy
Fernandina Beach, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
5 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
29 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since June 2017
After spending 23 years in the United States Marine Corps, I now enjoy teaching folks about the fishing in our area. I'm very passionate about Fernandina Beach and look forward to sharing this diverse fishery with the world. I have top-notch equipment and a well-kept boat. I work hard to keep my clients satisfied and to make sure you go home happy at the end of your trip!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Young (Flats boat) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Spinning
Jigging

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Policies

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
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Checks

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

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Customer Reviews

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4.98
out of 5 stars from 29 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
96%
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Alicia T.
Kannapolis, NC
 5.00
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Great day of fishing!

VERIFIED   February 8, 2020
We had a great experience with Captain Brian. Booked the half day fishing charter for the two of us to celebrate my husband’s...
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Judith H.
Groveland, Florida
 5.00
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Great day for my 15 year old grandson

VERIFIED   July 31, 2019
Despite the fact that the fish were uncooperative, Captain Brian knew how to find them, and our young man had great fun. The...
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Donald D.
Lutz, Florida
 5.00
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Half-Day trip with Captain Brian

VERIFIED   March 14, 2020
Captain Brian Stoucy was the consummate professional who made this an enjoyable trip for my grandson and me.  I will definitely...
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Bill M.
Taylors, SC
 5.00
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Great Day - Fished out!

VERIFIED   January 2, 2020
Highly recommend Semper Fi charters and Captain Brian Soucy. Fun, friendly guy and he put me on the fish!  As I said,...
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Douglas M.
Lakeland, FL
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3/4 day trip

VERIFIED   March 28, 2020
Had a great time catching trout and Whiting today.  Highly recommend, we’ll be coming back for tarpon and bull reds...
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