Sweet Lips Fishing Charters, Llc

Sweet Lips Fishing Charters is your one-stop shop for offshore adventures with a local captain. There is a trip tight for you, no matter your age and skill level.

Join Christopher Hazlett and hop onboard his colorful and powerful 25’ SeaCat catamaran. The boat features a wide 9’6’’ beam and plenty of space for up to 6 anglers. It comes powered by twin 150 HP Suzuki 4-stroke engines.

This cool orange boat is outfitted with the latest Garmin and Raymarine electronics, a live well tank to make your hooks irresistible, and an anchor winch. There is a portable toilet in the hull, which makes the vessel perfect for the full-day trips. Of course, there is also an ice box on board to keep your drinks and lunch cool during the trip.

As far as fishing is concerned, the possibilities with Sweet Lips are endless. You can target anything from inshore species to the blue water monsters.

Bottom fish in 70’ of water (or deeper!) for Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack, Triggerfish, Cobia, and many more. Capt. Christopher will provide you with 30-50lb rods with 4/0 Penn or Oakum reels with very little drag.

Troll for pelagics, such as Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, various types of Billfish, and who knows what else?

All trips come inclusive with everything needed to put your catch together. Any legal fish you catch is yours to keep, and the captain will clean and bag it for you.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Overnight
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    18 hour trip, starts at 7:00 PM
    $1,800
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Venture out to Bluewater and troll for pelagic species during the day then anchor up and fish at night for snappers,groupers, and other types of bottom fish. This trip is not recommended for beginner's, younger(under 12) or the elderly. This is a great trip if you are looking to fill your freezer!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - 12-Hour Bluewater
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    12 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,200
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Now we're talking! Venture out to the blue waters of the open sea for Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Billfish, Tuna, and more. If you are a die-hard angler or just looking for a challenge, this is your trip.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Extended
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    10 hour trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,000
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Those extended days are all about the hottest action 40-50 miles offshore. You will be bottom fishing or trolling for Amberjack, Triggerfish, Tuna, and many other species using Penn and Shimano tackle.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $800
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This full-day trip goes 20-50 miles offshore for some bottom fishing action or a fun day of trolling. You will be going for Pelagics, Billfish, Snapper, Amberjack, and many more. The package is all-inclusive. You will only need to bring your own food and something to drink.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $650
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Add a few more hours to your time on the water and check the bite inshore, nearshore, and a bit further out. You will be trolling or bottom fishing, depending on which species you'd like to take off your personal bucket list. The list of your targets includes Redfish, Sheepshead, Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, and more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $550
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This morning trip is a great opportunity to get your hands on various exciting species without having to go too far out. Bring your kids with you - they will absolutely love catching live bait! You will be targeting anything from Redfish to Grouper.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $550
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This afternoon trip is great for the whole family. If you have never held a fishing rod in your life or just don't have too much time, this is your trip. Head to the nearshore waters for Grouper, Snapper, Redfish, and many more.
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About the Captain

Christopher Hazlett
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
5 Reports
9 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since December 2017
I have been fishing my entire life. I grew up riding my bike to the local lake after school to catch Bass and Garfish and teaching all my friends how to fish. My father was an avid fisherman, spear fisherman, and a captain. He taught me everything I know. I went to college to study electrical engineering and started working in the electrical field but after a couple years of doing that, I knew that I did not belong there. I quit my job and went to a captains school to get my license and have been working as a boat captain since. All I ever wanted to do is have a job on the water. Now my dreams have come true. I love being able to teach people that have never really fished. There's nothing like putting a big smile on someone's face after they have reeled up the fish of a lifetime. Tight lines, Capt. Chris.

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Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Sailfish Sailfish
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Triggerfish (Gray) Triggerfish (Gray)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

SeaCat (Catamaran) originally built in 1998, and restored in 2013. Powered by 2 150HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancelation
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

Payment

Book with 30% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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:
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Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.93
out of 5 stars from 9 reviews
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100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Timothy A.
United States
 5.00
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Full day trip

VERIFIED   NEW  June 23, 2019
Was an excellent experience and loads of fun. We were able to get a lot of bites, and more importantly had an amazing time...
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Tim P.
Fort Wayne, IN
 5.00
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3/4 Day with Capt. Chris

VERIFIED   November 10, 2018
My boys and I had a great time going out with Capt. Chris. Waters were rough so we had to stay intercoastal, but had a blast....
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Mieke V. S.
Nashville, Georgia
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3/4 day trip with Chris of Sweet Lips Fishing Charters

VERIFIED   July 23, 2018
We had a blast. This was my first time and I am certain I will be back again. Chris was amazing, experienced, professional...
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Paul S.
Dalton, GA
 4.33
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Half Day Trip with Chris

VERIFIED   September 1, 2018
My wife and I took our sons on a half day trip with Chris on Sweet Lips Fishing and we all had a wonderful time. Chris was...
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Bruce N.
Orange Park, Florida
 5.00
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VERIFIED   July 18, 2018
The bite was slow but still had a great time, we were able to do some trolling early but the fish weren’t cooperating. Fished...
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Fishing Reports

Kingfish bite has been on FIRE!!!

June 20, 2019

If your looking to catch alot of fish, now is the time! Kingfish are hard fighting, drag screaing, fast, agile and great for the dinner table also. Kingfish travel in schools so usually when you catch one there will… Read Full Report →


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