Seasonal Light Tackle Inlet and Nearshore Fishing for
Tarpon, Cobia, Jacks, Mackeral and Sharks
Each summer pods of baitfish arrive along the coast of New Smyrna Beach followed
by schools of giant tarpon, hard fighting cobia, monster jacks, sharks and other hungry predators!
We offer morning or afternoon charters. Five to six hours on the water.
Start and finish times vary according to sunrise, sunset, time changes and
While you're on the water Fish'N Tripp light tackle charters will provide:
- All Bait
- Iced Cooler with Water
- Expert Advice, Instruction or Comic Relief (As Needed)
We typically practice and prefer catch and release, but if you would like to
take a limit of legal size fish home for dinner Captain Scott will
clean your fish and provide a zip lock bag for your fillets.
Suggested items to bring include:
- A waterproof bag for all your personal items.
- A wide brimmed hat
- Polarized sunglasses (essential for sight casting)
- Warm clothes
- Rain gear (if rain is predicted)
- Non-skid boat shoes
- Disposable camera
- Snacks, sandwiches or beverages to be placed in the onboard cooler.
- A sense of adventure and willingness to have fun!
Need to stock up for your fishing adventure? The friendly and knowledgeable staff
at New Smyrna
Outfitters can definitely get you hooked up.
The rates for a Ponce Inlet or neashore trip are $450 for one angler and
$50 for each additional angler (MAX 4 anglers)
To check availability, please fill out the form below and we'll get in touch
with you as soon as possible to schedule your adventure!
Disclaimer: Boats get wet! Captain Scott Tripp and Fish'N Tripp
Light Tackle Charters are not responsible for any loss or damage to electrical
items (cameras, phones, iPods, etc.) that are brought onto the boat and stored
in any hatch.