Captain
Tony Varano

Member since May 2015 New Smyrna Beach, United States
Background
Born and raised in New Smyrna Beach, FL, Capt. 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 is 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, FL, Capt. 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 is 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

Reel Compulsive Fishing Charters

147 reviews
New Smyrna Beach
In demand!
trips from $300

Fishing Reports

Kingfish Madness!

December 05, 2017

The Kingfish are chewing! Whether trolling or on a drift line they don't seem to care right now. We're having no problems getting our limit of these guys! Read Full Report →


Ponce inlet area

August 11, 2016

Amberjack bite is going crazy right now if you can get your jig past all thelse Almco jacks. Cobia have been pretty Cooperative as well. The Seas have been flat and nice to be out catching fish in. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.86
out of 5 stars from 147 reviews
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Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
81%
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   August 6, 2020
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Savannah H.
Apopka, FL
 5.00
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5 HR Shark Fishing Experience of a Lifetime

VERIFIED   June 26, 2020
Our trip with Capt Tony and First Mate Brett was amazing! Day started out kinda slow not being able to find a bite, but these...
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Christin E.
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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Half day trip with Captain Tony and Brett!

VERIFIED   July 19, 2020
Awesome experience!  Captain Tony and Brett made our first family fishing trip one to remember!  Can’t say enough...
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Delores L.
Orlando, Florida
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Fishing trip May 2020!!!

VERIFIED   May 27, 2020
We had an amazing time! It was raining on the way, rained really hard the first spot we got to, after that it wasn’t...
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William M.
San Juan
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 2, 2020
Ended up coming in early to near shore fishing due to my inability to not get sea sick!  What a couple of great guys. ...
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