You’ll get “Reel Hooked” on the fishing in New Smyrna Beach! New Smyrna Beach offers some of the best fishing in Florida. You can cast in the Atlantic Ocean, fish from the Ponce Inlet jetty, pole from your platform in the Mosquito Lagoon, or head for the deep sea. No matter where you cast your line there will always be a fish at the end as New Smyrna Beach is a protected estuary of over 600 species of fish. Fishermen come from all over the world to drop a line in at New Smyrna Beach, the “Redfish Capital of the World.”
Boat rentals, charters, and expert guide services make fishing easy, and these resources are almost as plentiful as the fish themselves. Local tournaments like Fishstock are held every Memorial Day and attract anglers worldwide. So grab your pole, the big ones are biting here in New Smyrna Beach!
Fishing licenses are required for anyone who takes, attempts to take or possesses marine fish for non-commercial purposes in New Smyrna Beach. No license is required if you are age 65 or older, under age 16, or fishing from a boat or pier with a recreational fishing license. All non-Florida residents must have a license. You can obtain a fishing license online please click here.
Book your fishing charter with Captain Scott Tripp, a licensed and insured full-time fishing guide. Captain Scott has been fishing Florida’s coastal waters for over 30 years and guiding professionally since 1998. He is a tournament-winning light tackle and flying fishing guide that will cater to your fishing ability. From first-timers to world-class anglers, he will put you on a fish!
Contact Scott Tripp, (386) 427-3499 or (407) 467-1531
Caught Up Fishing Charters
Join Captain Brian “Bruno” Imbrunone and have your own fishing adventure. Captain Bruno truly enjoys showing his clientele a memorable trip through his incredible passion for fishing. Captain Bruno puts his guide experience together for all types of fishermen, both expert, and novice, for families, adults, and children.
Phone: (386) 689-7409
Captain Mike Marple
Come spend a day on the water where you will experience the excitement of fighting redfish, trout, snook, and various other saltwater species found in the world-famous Mosquito Lagoon. Captain Mike Marple will put you on the most sought-after fish in East Central Florida. Charters are available for full or half days.
Phone: (386) 689-0173
The Fishin Store
Get on the water at the Fishing Store in the New Smyrna Marina. They feature the best offshore fishing charters around! Their deep-sea fishing boats, complete with captain and mate, are available to hire for 4, 8 or 10-hour trips. Their boats have space for up to 6 anglers. For a delicious end to a hard day’s fishing, hire their onsite restaurant chef to cook your catch when you return.
Gone Fishing Mosquito Lagoon Guide Service
Feel the Excitement, Experience the Thrills of Fishing Mosquito Lagoon for Redfish and Seatrout in the flats of Mosquito Lagoon. See Dolphins, Pelicans, Manatees, Osprey, Eagles, and Alligators.
Captain Karty Sills
FishStock, the one-of-a-kind festival of fishing and fun offering anglers and their families the total saltwater experience, FishStock brings together two fishing tournaments. The Redfish-Trout Challenge and the Striker Offshore Tournament. For more information about the FishStock Tournament click here.
Cudas Inshore Classic
Ocean Properties & Management, Inc. is a proud sponsor of the Cudas Inshore Classic. Hosted by the New Smyrna Beach High School Barracuda Football Booster Club the Cudas Inshore Classic is held on August 11, 2018, from 5 pm at the New Smyrna Marina. Prize money and awards will be given to the biggest redfish, biggest trout, lady & junior anglers, most weigh,t and most spots. Bring the kids! The little angler’s dock tournament is from 10 am-1 pm – Cath as many as you can in 3 hours to win! Tournament sign-up is on Friday, August 10th from 5 pm-7 pm. $100 entry fee per boat.