Florida Fishing Charter

What is charter fishing?

Charter fishing is an opportunity for you and your family or friends to hire a fishing charter company like, Finn Addict Fishing, to take you and your loved ones out on the ocean to scour the deep sea for fish of all kinds. The benefits of hiring a charter is that your entire group can go out for the day and pay one group fee rather than paying per person. Plus, you get the boat all to yourselves to enjoy for the day. If this is your first time and have never been on a deep sea charter fishing trip, we guarantee you will have the memorable experience.

Why Choose Finn-Addict Fishing for Your Charter Fishing Experience:

Our Location

Our Florida charter fishing serves the locations of Daytona, Port Orange, and New Smyrna Beach areas.The Daytona Beach area is home to the largest number of overseas wrecks and artificial reef on the eastern shore. With a variety of many sport fish that resides in our waters, the chances of catching fish with the bottom fishing technique is very high in the Daytona Beach area. When it comes to Daytona Beach fishing spots, the artificial reefs are home to a wide variety of bottom dwelling species that hover in large quantities near the reefs.

Our Boat

When you choose Finn Addict Fishing for your Florida charter fishing experience you will get the opportunity to ride on the Finn-Addict, named after our very own charter fishing company. It is an impressive 36-foot Yellowfin. Our boat has monopolized the tournament space for over ten years at the national tournament, Southern Kingfish Association. It is a national competitive fishing tournament where local groups come from all over the country to compete. What makes our Yellowfish boat so unique is its:

  • Unmatched Dry Ride
  • Legendary Rugged Construction
  • Speed (at 700 Horsepower)

Finn-Addict is manned by Captain Chris Endicott. Captain Chris is a licensed United States Coast Guard 100-ton master fisherman. He has over twenty-five years of experience in Florida Charter and Commercial Fishing throughout the Eastern seaboard to include the Bahamas and South America. With his energetic and fun-loving personality, he will make your charter fishing day trip in Daytona Beach the most memorable experience that you and your family will remember for a lifetime.

Our Off-Shore & Deep-Sea Fishing Day Tours

Finn-Addict Fishing provides three unique offshore and deep-sea fishing charter excursions for you to choose from. All options include the opportunity to either troll or bottom fish in waters ranging from 80 to 150 feet deep. The time allotted for each day trip includes the time you leave the dock to the time you return to shore. The farther you go out the more opportunity you will have to see and catch a diverse range of fish.

The types of fish you could potentially catch include: Gag Grouper, Scamp Grouper, Red Grouper, Warsaw Grouper, Snowy Grouper, Speckled Hind Grouper, Goliath Grouper, Vermilion Snapper, Mangrove Snapper, Red Snapper, Lane Snapper, Trigger Fish, Amberjack, Cobia, Flounder, Tarpon, Sharks, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Sailfish, Wahoo, Mahi-Mahi, Barracuda, Tuna, and Permit.

Charter Fishing Day Tour #1 Day Tour #2 Day Tour #3
Time 5 hours 8 hours 11 hours
Miles From Shore 20 35 To the Gulfstream**

**Our 11-hour trip offers the ability to fish in the Gulfstream near ship and plane wrecks, natural ledges and reefs up to 300 feet deep. This opportunity allows for a higher probability that you will catch fish to take home for dinner.

Where To Fish

Rocks and reefs are one of the best places for charter fishing. There are thousands of reefs offshore the Atlantic Coast. Also, there are many reefs in Florida reefs that are man-made and artificial created created by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission.

Let's not forget, you scan find amazing fishes at nearby wrecks from oil rigs, old shipping boats, and old airplanes. In addition, Florida has the largest number of shipwrecks that create artificial reefs. Catching a huge fish there will feel like you hit the jackpot.

Rocks and reefs are like goldmines for fishes in the ecosystem for it is a place that they feel keep them safe from the ocean tides. For long periods of time, rocks, reefs, and wrecks creates vast amounts of fish such as Mutton Snappers, Yellowtail Snappers, Cubera Snappers, Black and Gag Groupers, Goliath Groupers, Amberjacks, Almacojack and Cobia. Rock and reefs attract schools of huge fish as well such as Caribbean Reef Sharks, Tiger Sharks, Bull Sharks, Margo Sharks, White and Blue Marlin, Kingfish, Wahoo, Mahi-mahi, Black-fin Tuna and Yellowfin Tuna. It attracts school of bait fish such as Spanish Sardines, Ballyhoo, Scad Mackerel, Tunnies, Blue Runners and Goggle Eyes.

As it comes to deep sea fish near natural and artificial reefs, you should keep in mind that variety of fishes reside in areas hundred yards from the ridge.

7 Fun & Interesting Facts About Charter Fishing

As you well know, charter fishing has got to be one of the most fun, - if not, the most fun - pleasures that anyone can partake in. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, each charter fishing adventure brings its own thrilling and exciting experience. At Finn-Addict, we would love to provide our fellow fisherman, 7 fun and interesting facts about charter fishing.

  1. There are more hours to fish: Because of the frigidness of the ocean, marine life is more active which means you can go charter fishing trip at any time - morning, afternoon, or evening.
  2. There are a rough 10 million species in the ocean.
  3. With so many species of in the deep-blue sea, here are some you can expect to catch while charter fishing: marlin, wahoo, tuna, sailfish, barracuda, shark and many more.
  4. When you go charter fishing, expect to get wet 100% of the time. There’s no escaping this. Be prepared to get drenched.
  5. Although charter fishing is fun and exciting, it does require patience. Lots of it.
  6. With patience when it comes to charter fishing, knowledge and experience are also beneficial. At Finn Addict, you have a very knowledgeable captain to assist you on your fishing endeavor.
  7. If you didn’t know, deep sea fish are big and strong so they got a lot of fight in them. As you catch your prize fish, always follow the captain’s orders during the capture process.

At Finn Addict, we provide our fellow fishermen a tremendous, exciting charter experience. Visit our contact page to book your next fishing trip with us today!

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