Southern Comfort IV Charters

All breeds of anglers have the opportunity to fish Florida’s Atlantic coast like never before with Southern Comfort IV Charters. You can fully enjoy their hospitality and professionalism and who knows, you might even come back for more!

Troll the offshore grounds or drift fish the wrecks and reefs. The best thing about this part of Florida is that you don’t even have to travel too far out to get to deep waters – it’s almost in your backyard.

Black and Red Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Cobia, Sailfish, Wahoo, Kingfish, Yellowtail and Mutton Snapper, Skipjack and Albacore Tuna – all these and more await offshore. All you have to do is pack your lunch and hop on board!

Your boat for the day will be the ‘Southern Comfort IV’, a massive 52’ custom-built fishing vessel with plenty of space for up to 10 anglers. Fresh on the water in 2009, she can cruise at a top speed of 30 knots thanks to her twin Cummins engines.

The Southern Comfort IV is fully outfitted with everything you need for a successful trip. She comes complete with stellar gear by Shimano Tiagra and Shimano TLD with custom-built bent butt rods to land Tuna, Sailfish, Wahoo, and Mahi Mahi. The Southern Comfort IV has all the comforts of home with her clean restroom, freshwater sink, air-conditioned cabin, a Bluetooth multimedia system with speakers to play your favorite tunes, an ice box, and even a kitchen area. The only thing that’s missing is you!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,500
    price breakdown
    $1,500
    A die-hard angler or a novice fisherman looking to get the waters all to themselves, everyone is welcome to join in the adventure. With Southern Comfort IV Charters, you will be able to troll and drift fish for anything from Mahi Mahi and Grouper to Snapper, Tuna, Sailfish, Wahoo, and many more species. Gratuity is not included within the price, please remember to tip your crew! *Standard Gratuity is 20%*
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $950
    price breakdown
    $950
    This is an exciting fishing excursion that will consist of trolling and/or drift fishing. The Southern Comfort IV has plenty of room for up to 12 anglers to try their hand at fishing for Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Grouper, Kingfish, Snapper, Wahoo, and more. Gratuity is not included within the price, please remember to tip your crew! *Standard Gratuity is 20%*
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $950
    price breakdown
    $950
    An afternoon out on the water is exactly what the doctor ordered, especially when you are trolling and drift fishing with Southern Comfort IV Charters. This is a private offshore fishing extravaganza that will put you on top of the hottest bite. Gratuity is not included within the price, please remember to tip your crew! *Standard Gratuity is 20%*
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $795
    price breakdown
    $795
    On this morning trip, you will be trolling, drift fishing, or both – it's all completely up to you. You will be able to explore these fantastic waters with your friends, family, kids, colleagues, and fishing buddies. All you have to do is show up! Gratuity is not included within the price, please remember to tip your crew! *Standard Gratuity is 20%*
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $795
    price breakdown
    $795
    Avoid boat traffic on this afternoon adventure, trolling and/or drift fishing the wrecks, reefs, and offshore grounds. Get your hands on Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, and who knows what else? Gratuity is not included within the price, please remember to tip your crew! *Standard Gratuity is 20%*
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About the Captain

Bill Cox
Hypoluxo, Florida, United States
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50 Customer Reviews
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Member since June 2017
I am a true native, live and grew up in south Florida fishing inshore lakes, Intracoastal, and offshore waters, diving all the local wrecks and reefs, and surfing! Can't picture doing anything else but being on the water. Through my diving experience, I know the reef from the bottom of the water up! I love to be diversified and like to adjust the charter depending on the conditions for optimal catching, whether it is trolling or drift or both!

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Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black) Grouper (Black)
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Mutton) Snapper (Mutton)

Snapper (Yellowtail) Snapper (Yellowtail)
Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)
Tuna (Skipjack) Tuna (Skipjack)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Custom-built Chesapeake (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2009. Powered by 2 670HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
52 ft
Capacity
10 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days 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
Disabled Accessible

Payment

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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

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

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Customer Reviews

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4.89
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100%
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100%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
74%
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Melisa D.
Jacksonville, Florida
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Great Day!!

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip (PM) on November 24, 2020
We had a great day with a Captain Bill and Freddy! We had lots of first timers and kids and they were awesome with everyone!...
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Nancy J.
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Happy Birthday Greg!

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip (AM) on May 31, 2020
You’ve made a great choice with Capt Cox and 1st Mate Matt!  Celebrated a birthday and these guys made it special. Great...
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Barry C.
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Half-day fishing trip with Captain Bill

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on February 4, 2020
We were a mixed group of fishermen and women and non-fishermen and women. Captain Bill and First-Mate Freddy made us all feel...
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Desiree M.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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6am sunrise

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip (PM) on September 13, 2020
Absolutely perfect!  The crew was amazing 6am is the perfect time watching the sunrise was everything !!!! Super happy...
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Daniel A.
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Outstanding Half Day trip with Captain Bill & Ben

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip (AM) on December 24, 2019
We had a great half-day trip with Captain Bill & Ben! Great preparation of a well equipped, well stocked boat! A very professional,...
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