Captain
Brad Curtsinger

Member since June 2014 Holly Hill, United States
Background
Captain Brad was born and grew up on a river and was always told by his friends that he should be a captain. He has now been fishing the Florida waters professionally for 17 years around areas such as the world-famous Mosquito Lagoon, the coast line running from Daytona to New Smyrna beach, and offshore deep fishing up to 40 miles. For the last 11 years he has devoted himself full-time to offering guided charters, doing what he loves. He uses all the knowledge he has learnt over the years to make sure you're in with the best possible chance of finding fish.
Techniques
Capt. Brad loves artificial lure fishing the most ,but he loves live bait fishing as well especially when the bite is down. He finds having the right bait and presentation is the most important aspect of fishing.

Hey, I'm Captain Brad Curtsinger

Holly Hill, United States
Background
Captain Brad was born and grew up on a river and was always told by his friends that he should be a captain. He has now been fishing the Florida waters professionally for 17 years around areas such as the world-famous Mosquito Lagoon, the coast line running from Daytona to New Smyrna beach, and offshore deep fishing up to 40 miles. For the last 11 years he has devoted himself full-time to offering guided charters, doing what he loves. He uses all the knowledge he has learnt over the years to make sure you're in with the best possible chance of finding fish.
Techniques
Capt. Brad loves artificial lure fishing the most ,but he loves live bait fishing as well especially when the bite is down. He finds having the right bait and presentation is the most important aspect of fishing.

My Charter Listings

Capt. Brad's Fishing Trips – 18'

3 reviews
Holly Hill
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trips from $325

Charters By Capt. Brad- 25’ Boat

8 reviews
New Smyrna Beach
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trips from $499

Capt. Brad's Fishing Trips

17 reviews
New Smyrna Beach
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trips from $325

Capt. Brad's Fishing Trips – 25'

Daytona Beach
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trips from $499

Fishing Reports

Some great inshore fishing right now til

March 10, 2020

My last several charters have been very good with double digit catches Read Full Report →


Redfish are chewing

January 27, 2020

Mosquito lagoon is super clear and fish are schooled up ,its a great charter for anyone wanting a relaxing nad enjoyable time on the water ,all light tackle fishing for redfish, trout ,snook and black drum. There has also… Read Full Report →


Awesome inshore fishing going on

October 29, 2019

The inshore fishing has been on real lately great catches a big oversize red fish some snug around Jack's blue fish as well book your shot at catching one of these great inshore species this time here all the… Read Full Report →


Awesome inshore action this fall

October 27, 2019

some great fall fishing going on right now get a rod bent Read Full Report →


Great fall inshore action !

October 01, 2019

Inshore fishing this time of year is some of the most exciting fishing youll ever see with our mullet run going on bait is schooled up and lots of different fish are feeding on them expect to catch redfish,… Read Full Report →


MULLET Run going off!

September 13, 2016

Took husband and wife for another awesome inshore trip ,lately with these crazy weather patterns has set up some incredible ishore slams ,one great thing about inshore is you never have to stress so much on weather there are… Read Full Report →


Shark and Tarpon right now is a blast!

July 11, 2016

WE have been averaging 15 to 20 sharks and several tarpons in just a 4hr trip ,this is a must for anyone needing a true rod bending reel screaming action garranteed or you pay nothing ! Read Full Report →


Offshore the Bite is great!

May 13, 2016

Took my repeat clients out about 25 miles offshore for a little trolling and bottom fishing, both have been on fire ,plenty of mango snapper,vermillion snapper,trigger fish,and amberjack ,and some nice kingfish around Read Full Report →


Redfish are still around

May 12, 2016

Searched for a little cleaner water which isnt easy to find this time of year ,when I did we found some decent redfish, some too big to keep, Read Full Report →


Wintertime in Mosquito lagoon doesn't ge

January 27, 2016

Every trip lately has been successful ,the redfish and trout are schooled up ,Im adding a few trip photos from this past week ,they have been so much fun ,whats been the greatest is these clients only wanted to… Read Full Report →


Cold =clear=schooled up reds!

January 13, 2016

Finally some cooler weather has given way to cleaner waters in mosquito lagoon ,the redfish are starting to school up ,not big schools yet but schools , we worked shrimp slow retrieve early am then later on artificials .… Read Full Report →


Redfish Bite is on !

December 14, 2015

Big Redfish still around! Went fishing on December 14, 2015 Whenever the weather settles to where we can go out around ponce inlet ,the fishing has been really good ,we've had great catches of redfish ,bluefish ,black drum and… Read Full Report →


Big Redfish still around!

December 14, 2015

Whenever the weather settles to where we can go out around ponce inlet ,the fishing has been really good ,we've had great catches of redfish ,bluefish ,black drum and some snook in the mix also. This morning these clients… Read Full Report →


The bite is on !! Mullet run in full swi

December 02, 2015

The past backwater trips have been really good, steady bite around oyster bars, redfish, trout, snook, etc. Out around the the inlet big redfish are still around some days they are tough on the bite other days they are… Read Full Report →


mosquito lagoon is on,fish are schooling

November 25, 2015

The bite is on! Mullet run in full swing September 06, 2015 Last week of charters have been great catches of redfish ,snook, flounder and trout . The mullet run has started off with a bang fish imploding the… Read Full Report →


Weather is finally changing for the bett

November 10, 2015

The past backwater trips have been really good ,a steady bite around oyster bars, redfish, trout, snook, etc. Out around the the inlet big redfish are still around some days they are tough on the bite other days they… Read Full Report →


The bite is on! Mullet run in full swing

September 06, 2015

Last week of charters have been great catches of redfish ,snook, flounder and trout . The mullet run has started off with a bang fish imploding the pods of bait up and down the intercoastal and beaches of Daytona… Read Full Report →


Mosquito lagoon is on,fish are schooling

January 31, 2015

Water is crystal clear ,and we are catching lots of redfish,trout, and black drum in mosquito lagoon .Most fish range 2 to 6 pounds with some nice 10 to 15 pound fish being caught as well . Fish are… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.77
out of 5 stars from 28 reviews
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Thank you hope you enjoy the redfish
Big Snook!
Half day offshore trip with Capt Brad
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
88%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
87%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
80%
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Charles R.
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My buddy and I were very happy with overall experience. Awesome guide and person all around. Knows the waterways and v experienced....
Charles R. recommends Capt. Brad's Fishing Trips – 18'
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Half day offshore trip with Capt Brad

VERIFIED   December 23, 2019
Great trip, boat and crew. My boys (pictured above) are beginners and they both had all the support and suggestions they needed...
Michael T. recommends Charters By Capt. Brad- 25’ Boat
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May fishing trip

VERIFIED   May 27, 2020
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