Captain
Tony Varano

Member since May 2015 New Smyrna Beach, United States
Background
Born and raised in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, Captain Tony has only ever known fishing. He feels that it was inevitable that, in this fishing town, he would become a captain. He's now accrued over 25 years of experience and enjoys sharing his passion with every guest. He's proud that his boat enables him to operate more efficiently on the waters than some of the bigger sportfishing boats, providing more quality time on the water for customers.

Hey, I'm Captain Tony Varano

New Smyrna Beach, United States
Background
Born and raised in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, Captain Tony has only ever known fishing. He feels that it was inevitable that, in this fishing town, he would become a captain. He's now accrued over 25 years of experience and enjoys sharing his passion with every guest. He's proud that his boat enables him to operate more efficiently on the waters than some of the bigger sportfishing boats, providing more quality time on the water for customers.

My Charter Listings

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(216 reviews)
New Smyrna Beach
 Last booking: 1 day ago
trips from $800
Excellent
5.0 / 5
(3 reviews)
New Smyrna Beach
 Last booking: 1 day ago
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trips from $300

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 219 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (249)
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
81%
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Chris H.
Holly Hill, FL
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

12hr trip deep.water

VERIFIED   12 Hour Trip on June 18, 2022
We booked the trip for a father’s day outing from start to finish capt (Tony)  and mate (Marshal) was nothing short of amazing....
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Todd W.
Murfreesboro, TN
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

8 hour trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Sportfishing Trip on December 27, 2022
First class operation!  Boat was awesome, heated ride out 20 -25 miles.  Got us on the fish early and often. At times we...
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Russell T.
Alachua, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing New Smyrna in December

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on December 19, 2022
Couldn’t ask for a better day.  Capt Tony put us on some nice fish.  We had a good time and no shortage of fish. ...
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Tyler K.
Orlando, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Amazing Crew

VERIFIED   6 Hour Sportfishing Trip (AM) on June 9, 2022
The crew was respectful and funny. They made sure we didn’t just sit there all day in the sun burning and not catching anything!...
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Bill K.
Atlanta, Georgia
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with Tony

VERIFIED   8 Hour Sportfishing Trip on March 27, 2023
Caught a lot of fish although the large ones were out of season and had to be thrown back. Tony and first mate Marshall worked...
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