On A Mission Sportfishing takes you fishing around Northeast Florida. Come explore nearshore reefs and wrecks or head 60 miles offshore to get Sailfish and Mahi.

Year-round, Captain Travis puts his clients on fish and turns their day on the water into a lasting memory. No matter how experienced you are, you will find a trip that suits you.

You will be fishing from a 32’ Contender center console that is powered by twin 300 HP Suzuki engines. She is fitted with navigational equipment and has a live bait well, outriggers, downriggers, and carries all the safety gear and fishing equipment. She can take up to six anglers.

Capt. Travis has been a fisherman his whole life. He is a seasoned angler who has fished the local offshore fisheries for over two decades. He knows the area well and will make sure you have an enjoyable day on the water.

Aboard Capt. Travis’ charter, you can target Vermillion, Mangrove, and Red Snapper, Broomtail Grouper, Cobia, Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Tuna, and even Blue Marlin. The season can affect the species you can get during your trip, but Capt. Travis has the expertise to help and put you on right track.

All the fishing gear is supplied onboard. The captain will provide rods and Penn reels, hooks, leaders, weights, lures, and plugs. The rates include the fishing license. You need to show up and bring some food and drinks, as well as a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a camera.

Get your friends and families and hop onboard! Make sure to book on time to get a spot aboard. You want to get that dream fish and Capt. Travis is there to help!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,600
    This 12 hour trip is the ultimate fishing experience. You will be fishing between 20 and 60 miles offshore, targeting a variety of species. Depending on the time of the year, you could be getting anything from Sailfish to Snapper. Pack a hat, shades, sunscreen, a camera, food, drinks, and water. All the gear is provided onboard.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,350
    On this 10 hour trip, you will be fishing the offshore waters from 10 to 45 miles for a variety of species. You and your friends will have plenty of time to explore the offshore fisheries and target Mackerel, Mahi, Tuna, Sailfish, Marlin, Grouper, and Snapper. All the gear is waiting for you onboard as well as the fishing license. Pack food and drinks, a hat, sunglasses, a camera, and sunscreen.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,100
    Targeting various fish in season within 25 miles of land. Includes Cobia, Kingfish, Bonita, Barracuda, Amberjack, Snapper, Grouper and other Species.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $850
    Targeting various fish in season within 25 miles of land, includes Cobia, Kingfish, Bonita, Amberjack, Snapper, Grouper and other species.
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About the Captain

Travis Archer
St. Augustine, Florida, United States
5 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
15 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since November 2017
Experienced captain fishing the offshore waters of St. Augustine and Daytona Beach for over 20 years.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Broomtail) Grouper (Broomtail)

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)

Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)
Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)

Boat Specs

Contender (Center console) originally built in 2010. Powered by 2 300HP Suzuki V6 Four Stroke engines.

Length
32 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of 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

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
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

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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 2.5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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6 hour trip!!
Unbelievable trip with Travis and Neal
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Candice D.
Green Cove Springs, FL
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6 hour trip with Capt Travis

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip on May 2, 2021
We went on a 6hr charter with Capt Travis. As soon as we started dropping lines in the water, our lines got tight.  He definitely...
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Justin S.
St. Augustine, FL
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Unbelievable trip with Travis and Neal

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on September 6, 2020
Put us on fish immediately. Caught a bunch of fish I never had before including Barracuda, a huge 20lb kingfish, and a bunch...
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Jacksonville, FL
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6 hour trip!!

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Inshore on October 17, 2020
Started off my brothers bachelor party weekend with a great time with captain Archer! Super chill guy, great boat and lots...
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Brian L.
Nashville, TN
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August fishing trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on August 31, 2020
Had a good time today.  Conditions weren’t optimal but Capt. Travis put us on the fish.  Thanks for accomodating my 10...
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Joseph E.
Ocklawaha, FL
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8hr trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on September 5, 2020
Captain was great. What can you say about the boat, a contender step hull, doesn’t get any better for offshore fishing.
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FAQs about On A Mission Sportfishing

On A Mission Sportfishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $850 per group - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,100 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)
  • $1,350 per group - 10 Hour Trip (10 hours)
  • $1,600 per group - 12 Hour Trip (12 hours)

When you book a trip with On A Mission Sportfishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers

Trips booked with On A Mission Sportfishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

On A Mission Sportfishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

On A Mission Sportfishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with On A Mission Sportfishing include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Broomtail)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Triggerfish (Gray)
  • Tuna (Blackfin)