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 Listing

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(233 reviews)
New Smyrna Beach
 Last booking: 6 days ago
trips from US $800

Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 233 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (262)
Hog Tide
Hog Tide
10 out of 10 would recommend.
+259
Angler rating
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Caught fish
83%
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Daniel P.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

10 out of 10 would recommend.

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Sportfishing Trip (PM) on April 14, 2024
I hindsight, I definitely would urge anyone to spend the extra few 100 and go for a longer trip it’s worth it. This trip...
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Elizabeth T.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

2nd time fishing on the Hogtide

VERIFIED   NEW  8 Hour Sportfishing Trip on March 31, 2024
This is the second time we’ve went out with Reel Compulsive on the Hogtide and it did not disappoint! Caught a variety of...
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Matt C.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great family fishing trip!

VERIFIED   NEW  8 Hour Sportfishing Trip on March 29, 2024
Overall great trip! The crew was amazing and very patient with the kids. We caught many fish and had an amazing time!
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Sam M.
Oviedo, Florida
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Full day- good trip however missed the mark

VERIFIED   8 Hour Sportfishing Trip on May 13, 2023
Great boat and crew- request was to fish for Mahi and groupers- trolled for a while- mostly bonitas and some king mackerel-...
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Robin T.
Orlando, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Good day w the little ones...

VERIFIED   6 Hour Sportfishing Trip (AM) on July 18, 2023
Start got moved back a little bit so they could hear what was not hitting as we left for 6-hour trip. They did a great job...
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