Ponce Inlet

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Ponce Inlet: 155 fishing charters available
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4.9 / 5
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According to customer reviews, some of the most popular fishing charters in Ponce Inlet, Florida are: Full list of top fishing charters in Ponce Inlet

The average price for a private 4 hour Ponce Inlet fishing trip is $703, while an 8 hour private trip will cost you $1,078 based on prices on FishingBooker.com.

Fishing charters in Ponce Inlet that received great reviews from families are:

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Many fishing charters in Ponce Inlet provide rods, reels and tackle. Some of the top rated are:

According to customer reviews on FishingBooker.com, some of the best rated charter captains in Ponce Inlet are:

Some of the fishing trips offered by fishing charters in Ponce Inlet are:
  • 4-hour fishing trips – $653
  • 6-hour fishing trips – $920
  • 8-hour fishing trips – $1,060
  • 10-hour fishing trips – $1,533
  • 12-hour fishing trips – $1,808
  • 24-hour fishing trips – $7,500

One of the best things about Florida’s “Fun Coast” is the diverse angling on offer – and Ponce Inlet fishing charters provide just that. Nestled between Daytona Beach and New Smyrna Beach, Ponce Inlet provides a welcome refuge from the crowds, without sacrificing incredible bluewater and backcountry opportunities.

Who says an action-packed day is reserved for offshore trips? An inshore adventure in Ponce Inlet will see you exploring the Halifax River and Ponce de Leon Inlet for Redfish, Trout, Snook, and big Jacks. Anglers looking for a shallow-water trophy should venture south into the Indian River Lagoon. Here, Bull Redfish and Gator Trout reign supreme.

Perhaps what Ponce Inlet fishing is best known for is its productive reefs. Head about 10 miles out for incredible bottom fishing and reel in Snapper, Grouper, Cobia, and Amberjack. Like most places in the area, a deep sea adventure requires a little more travel time, but if you’re after big pelagic species, it’s worth it. You’ll hook into Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and Blackfin Tuna – to name a few!

A half day trip does the trick if you’re looking to get your hands on some inshore specimens. If you’re venturing into the reefs or deeper offshore, the further you go – the better. Opt for a full day trip to get the most out of the action.

There are several marinas in Ponce Inlet. The majority face the Halifax River and provide easy access to inland fisheries. For nearshore reef fishing and offshore adventures, head south to a marina closer to the Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse.

Rules & Regulations

There’s no need to worry about your fishing license, as the captain will cover everyone on board. To ensure you’re fishing within the law and respecting bagging and size limits, it’s best to head out with an experienced guide. 

Ponce Inlet
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Based on 25535 reviews by FishingBooker anglers

January

The turn of the year is a great time to head out in search of Flounder, Redfish, Trout, Black Drum, and Sheepshead. The inshore waters are teeming with fish and the weather is mild. 

February

The inshore action is still red hot. The Redfish and Trout bite is great, followed closely by Black Drum and Flounder. Weather permiting, head into the reefs and see what bottom fish you can get your hands on!

March

The first Snook appear in the inshore waterways and Sheepshead hits peak season. Trout put up a great fight and you can also hook into delicious Mangrove Snapper. 

April

Hit the Gulf Stream mid-month for the annual Mahi Mahi migration. The inshore waterways are teeming with Trout, Jack Crevalle, Bluefish and Redfish. Up for a battle? Go after some Sharks!

May

Head to the reefs for fantastic bottom fishing. There's no telling what you'll catch but Lane Snapper is garunteed. It's also a great time to head further offshore for pelagic trophies including Sailfish, Wahoo, and Mahi Mahi. 

June

Offshore fishing for Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, and Sailfish continues to stay hot. Barracuda, Snapper, and Amberjack take residence in the reefs, providing seriously rod-bending action.

July

June's hot bite pours over into July. It's likely Red Snapper season too, and the reefs and offshore fisheries continue to deliver. Inshore, you can hook into plenty of Spotted Seatrout.

August

This is the time for some world-class Tarpon fishing inshore! Bycatches include Jack Crevalle and Snook mid-month. In the reefs you'll hook into Snapper, Grouper, and Barracuda.

September

Offshore, trolling for Kings and Cobia is productive this time of the year. You can also hook into Bonito, as well as a nice selection of Snapper. Snook season opens up again and it's on fire!

October

Big pushes of Atlantic mullet lure Bull Redfish inland. If you're looking for a trophy fish, and a nice bicep workout, the inshore waterways are the place to be.

November

Inshore fishing for Black Drum, Redfish, and Sheepshead is exciting. In the reefs, bottom-feeding Snapper and Grouper give you a run for your money.

December

What a great end to the year! Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, and Wahoo are on the run offshore. Closer to shore, you can hook into King Mackerel, Mangrove Snapper, Sheepshead and the last of the Snook.

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Come prepared with what you need and don't every give up on fishing, be patient at all times.
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Come prepared with what you need and don't every give up on fishing, be patient at all times.
Derrick  M.
Derrick M. Apopka, FL
Be sure to take sea sickness meds before the trip. Bring layers as it can be chilly in the morning trip out to the fishing spot. Bring a cushion to sit on, the seats are not padded. Bring water and a light lunch if it's an all-day trip. Bring binoculars to view sea animals while out on the ocean. Bring gloves for holding on the the pole and fish!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be sure to take sea sickness meds before the trip. Bring layers as it can be chilly in the morning trip out to the fishing spot. Bring a cushion to sit on, the seats are not padded. Bring water and a light lunch if it's an all-day trip. Bring binoculars to view sea animals while out on the ocean. Bring gloves for holding on the the pole and fish!
Marilyn  D.
Marilyn D. Orlando, FL
Book you deep sea fishing trip on the Sea Spirit with captain Mike and his Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Book you deep sea fishing trip on the Sea Spirit with captain Mike and his Crew
Roshawnda  G.
Roshawnda G. Fruitland Park, Florida
Chartering a boat with a captain is well worth it! They know all the hot spots and have everything ready for you to enjoy your time on the water!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Chartering a boat with a captain is well worth it! They know all the hot spots and have everything ready for you to enjoy your time on the water!
Ryan  M.
Ryan M. O'Fallon, MO
Bring drinks and snacks as well as some rags to claim your rods and " fishing section" take some anti nausea before leaving if needed
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Bring drinks and snacks as well as some rags to claim your rods and " fishing section" take some anti nausea before leaving if needed
Reed  D.
Reed D. Florence, AL
Highly recommend bottom fishing if you have never been to the area. You never know what you will catch!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Highly recommend bottom fishing if you have never been to the area. You never know what you will catch!
Michelle  G.
Michelle G. Englewood, Colorado
Get ready for a fishing Adventure! If you are out for a pleasure cruise this is not for you. If you want to fish this is for you! Tight lines!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Get ready for a fishing Adventure! If you are out for a pleasure cruise this is not for you. If you want to fish this is for you! Tight lines!
Troy  N.
Troy N. Talbott, TN
Be patient, enjoy the experience, not everyone catches big fish! The trip and experience to me is more than about the catch! Friendly people, good times! "TACO" needs a pay raise! LOL! Thanx!
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Be patient, enjoy the experience, not everyone catches big fish! The trip and experience to me is more than about the catch! Friendly people, good times! "TACO" needs a pay raise! LOL! Thanx!
Michael  R.
Michael R. Benld, IL
Only disappointment was that Red Snapper was out of season. And everyone on the boat was catching them. But could not keep.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Only disappointment was that Red Snapper was out of season. And everyone on the boat was catching them. But could not keep.
Brian  C.
Brian C. Palm Coast, FL
Everything is provided, excellent help when needed , very professional crew, would suggest it to anyone wh loves to fish
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Everything is provided, excellent help when needed , very professional crew, would suggest it to anyone wh loves to fish
Kenneth  W.
Kenneth W. French Lick, IN
Watch the weather. It is Florida and the rain can come out of nowhere even on a nice sunny day.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Watch the weather. It is Florida and the rain can come out of nowhere even on a nice sunny day.
Skip  B.
Skip B. Winter Springs, FL
Get there early to pick your spot on the boat. Call ahead to find out what fish are in season. We caught a ton of beautiful red snapper and a huge grouper but they were both out of season. Take plenty of sunscreen.
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Get there early to pick your spot on the boat. Call ahead to find out what fish are in season. We caught a ton of beautiful red snapper and a huge grouper but they were both out of season. Take plenty of sunscreen.
Kelley  J.
Kelley J. Palm Coast, FL
This crew can accommodate any situation that is presented to them. They were open to our requests, but what was caught had to be in season and of legal size in order to be kept. So the experience is up to the request of the party as long as they are willing to handle the limit or season regulations.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
This crew can accommodate any situation that is presented to them. They were open to our requests, but what was caught had to be in season and of legal size in order to be kept. So the experience is up to the request of the party as long as they are willing to handle the limit or season regulations.
John  L.
John L. Longwood, Florida
Check the docks and see what is running. Fish for that. Buy the deep water charter. You won't regret it.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Check the docks and see what is running. Fish for that. Buy the deep water charter. You won't regret it.
Adam  H.
Adam H. Lake Mary, Florida

Vulcan Charters, Inc.
Vulcan Charters, Inc.
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(38 reviews)
Great fishing experience for your dream catch. Crew is excellent and will help ypu in any way possible to land that dream fish
Ben  S.
Ben S. Lyons, NY
Vulcan Charters, Inc.
Vulcan Charters, Inc.
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(38 reviews)
Cody was absolutely awesome and see were personable. My son was super pleased with the fish that he caught. Great trip and we will definitely recommend and Cody was absolutely awesome and see where personable. My son was super pleased with the fish that he caught. Great trip and we will definitely recommend and be back again.
Rachel  H.
Rachel H. Ormond Beach, Florida
Rainbow Charters
Rainbow Charters
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(90 reviews)
My son and I have been lookin forward to this new experience for a couple of months. Very satisfied with boat crew and the weather was perfect
JOHN  M.
JOHN M. Overland Park, KS
Vulcan Charters, Inc.
Vulcan Charters, Inc.
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(38 reviews)
Captain Cody and his first mate went above and beyond to hunt down the types of fish we were looking for. Captain Cody is a wealth of knowledge on all of the local sea life and their patterns and behaviors. I would highly recommend for anyone looking for a more personalized fishing charter that caters to all of your needs.
Nathan  R.
Nathan R. Palm Coast, Florida
Hull's Sea Lover
Hull's Sea Lover
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(43 reviews)
Large, comfortable, fast boat. Knowledgeable and personable Captain. Enthusiastic and energetic Mate. Excellent equipment. Great trip! We hope to do it again next time in Daytona.
Michael  S.
Michael S. Williamsport, IN
Rainbow Charters
Rainbow Charters
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(90 reviews)
Great captain and deck hand! Very knowledgeable and can get you on some fun fish! Went out for a 8 hr trip and had a great time!
Dustin  O.
Dustin O. Jacksonville, FL
Rainbow Charters
Rainbow Charters
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(90 reviews)
Captain Scott and his deck hand did an amazing job. We had a great start, slow middle then a great ending. The pup sharks were putting great. These two did everything they could to land us an many fish as we could in our 6 hour trip. I will definitely be reaching back out to the Rainbow charter for yet another successful and amazing trip. Thank you so much!
Brody  M.
Brody M. Mount Gilead, OH
Rainbow Charters
Rainbow Charters
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(90 reviews)
Capt Scott and his mate Scott was the best. The boat was nice and well maintained. The bite was slow but he did put us on the fish. We had a great time and will be chartering with him again. Highly recommend Rainbow Charters
Austin  N.
Austin N. New Smyrna Beach, FL
Rainbow Charters
Rainbow Charters
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(90 reviews)
I've been fishing with Scott for the last 27 years. I've never had a bad experience with him and his crew, and I've always come home with Meat! I can not stress enough how great of a Captain and crew there is on board of the Rainbow III. I highly suggest anybody wanting to fish out of Ponce Inlet / Daytona Beach book with Captain Scott Ellis
Ryan  W.
Ryan W. United States
Vulcan Charters, Inc.
Vulcan Charters, Inc.
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(38 reviews)
Today was our first time deep sea fishing and captain Cody put us on the fish. We caught a large variety of fish from shark to snapper to porgy. My family and I had a blast and would definitely go fishing again on the Vulcan. Captain Cody and the mate Troy are also very professional 10/10 would recommend!
Hunter  M.
Hunter M. Buckhead, GA
ChewGuy Charters
ChewGuy Charters
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(7 reviews)
We have a fantastic time with Captain Luke and caught a ton of fish. We would absolutely book him again.
Michelle  S.
Michelle S. Eldersville, PA
Rainbow Charters
Rainbow Charters
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(90 reviews)
By far the best trip I have booked to date. Super nice people and my grandson caught some great fish and plenty of sharks. We will definitely use them again on our next trip
Natalie  S.
Natalie S. Swamp Branch, KY
Vulcan Charters, Inc.
Vulcan Charters, Inc.
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(38 reviews)
Location is the key for getting into the ocean. Close proximity from Ponce Inlet we were in the ocean in minutes vs. 30 min. no waking thru the Intercoastal. We elected to troll this trip and he obliged. We caught King Mackerel and Baracuda.he took the time to explain where we where going and why to myself and my children. 10 - 10 would recommend.
Kristopher  J.
Kristopher J. Orange City, Florida
Rainbow Charters
Rainbow Charters
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(90 reviews)
An amazing day!!! Capt. Scott and Scott #2 were the best hosts. Pic pretty much explains it!! We’ll see u soon🏄🏼⛴🎣
Jason  P.
Jason P. New York, New York
Non Stop Charters
Non Stop Charters
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(16 reviews)
These guys were great! I brought my family and they were great with my grandkids. We caught some nice shark and just had a blast.
Randy  F.
Randy F. Winder, GA
Vulcan Charters, Inc.
Vulcan Charters, Inc.
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(38 reviews)
Even though we only caught one fish it was a great experience love the captain love the boat love the first mate would do it again in a heartbeat
Tom  S.
Tom S. Swanton, OH
Rainbow Charters
Rainbow Charters
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(90 reviews)
We had a slow start but a great finish. The youngest member of the group rounded out the day with the biggest fish story of the day.
Michael  P.
Michael P. Woodbridge, VA
Non Stop Charters
Non Stop Charters
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(16 reviews)
What an amazing time with Hunter and Noah! Highly recommend this team. We had the best day!
Sherry  B.
Sherry B. Salisbury, NC
Tails Up Charters
Tails Up Charters
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(42 reviews)
Captain Ed and Jet were the best!! Our team of six women had a great time! We can’t wait to do it again with Ed and Jet at Tails Up Charters! Thanks M.A. 😊
Mary  A.  M.
Mary A. M. Orlando, FL
Vulcan Charters, Inc.
Vulcan Charters, Inc.
Fishing charter in Ponce Inlet
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(38 reviews)
We had a amazing time, everything was great and the staff was super helpful and flexible! We will be back!
Blair  J.
Blair J. Statesboro, GA

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