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Flounder Gigging Charters

2856 Sadler Rd, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-6031
+1 904-277-3050
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What a fantastic and unique adventure! My husband, my six-year-old son, and I recently chartered... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rome, Georgia
11/3 6 hour Trip

Captain Mac was great. Very knowledgeable. Decent night of gigging. Ended up with 12 flounder. Had... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2016
via mobile
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1. Your charter group will be your group only, 2. The state limit is 10 flounder per person, 3. We include your salt-water fishing license, 4. Our Sunset Charter departs at Sunset, 5. All your fishing equipment is included, 6. Children are always welcome and we provide all life vests, 7. Besides Flounder you can also gig Sheepshead, Black Drum, Mullet & Whiting. You can also net Red Drum (Redfish), Speckled Trout and Blue Crabs. 8. Since we don't use bait we don't waste valuable fishing time trying to find bait, 9. We fish under the stars and Moon light so there are no harmful ultraviolet rays of the Sun to be concerned about (no messy sunscreen needed), 10. There is no long, bouncy boat ride over off-shore waves to eat into your fishing time (we fish only in the smooth inland waters), 11. Sea sickness is never an issue because we are always in the back water and only a few feet from land (most of your fishing is done only a few feet from land in a very safe 4" to 12" of water as skim the mud flats, sandbars, oyster shell beds and marsh grass areas looking for Flounder, Sheepshead, etc), 12. Our completely enclosed full cabin gives maximum protection from the elements - no open-boat, windy boat rides! 13. There is plenty of comfortable seating for eveyone, 14. Capt Mac gives you a brief Flounder 101 course so that you can use proven techniques to harvest the Fish, 15. Our Adventures are very visual both below and above the water line. On the shoreline, we typically see Spoonbills (birds), Great Herons, Pelicans, Ducks, Sea gulls, Manatees, Raccoons, Opossums & sometimes Peregrine Falcons. 16. So get ready to have lots of fun!
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2856 Sadler Rd, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-6031
+1 904-277-3050
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fantastic and unique adventure! My husband, my six-year-old son, and I recently chartered Captain Mac for a three hour flounder-gigging trip, and it did not disappoint. We came as we were—no extra equipment required—and by the end of the night we had gigged...More

Thank kwatty111
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Captain Mac was great. Very knowledgeable. Decent night of gigging. Ended up with 12 flounder. Had multiple opportunities to gig sheepshead and mullet. Tons of blue crab around as well for those interested in catching them. Even saw a few stone crab that had legal...More

Thank sailmaster33050
Reviewed 11 August 2016

My dad and I traveled to the flounder barge from Spartanburg, SC. We had the best night. 30 flounder in the bag, already dressed and ready for dinner! Thank you for a great time Captain Mac.

Thank theburg2016
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

My son and I are heading back from our third trip to Captain Mac's flounder barge. For us we have to drive 5 1/2 hours each way to gig. We love it and Captain Mac is the best. He is a local guy who is...More

Thank Todd S
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went and had a great time. Captain Mac is very nice and really gets excited when you gig the flounders. He was awesome at guiding the boat where it needed to be, he knows the shorelines like the back of his...More

1  Thank ShelbyBuck05
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

This was an amazing experience from start to finish. Lucky for us we are familiar with boating, but a novice might be a little taken back by the adventure. There is a lot of room for improvement here as well! No bathroom on board, you...More

1  Thank floridatocanada
Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

Although we didn't catch much, we had a great time with Captain Mac on his charter! He had a great sense of humor, works really hard and obviously loves what he does for a living! We were impressed at how easily he could spot the...More

Thank vishab b
Reviewed 12 May 2016

We booked the 4 hour family trip , absolutely fantastic , Capt Mac was wonderful , we saw a variety of wildlife including sea turtles , shrimp, crab , and tons of different fish species. We ended up gigging several fish , and netting a...More

Thank Pete S
Reviewed 8 May 2016

We had an awesome time with Capt Mac on the Nassau Sound. Never been before and it was truly fun. Great fish to get and to eat! We will definitely go back out with him. Bonus with seeing two young hammerhead sharks swimming by

Thank padisph
Reviewed 11 April 2016

My family had a fantastic time. We had as much fun gigging flounder as just being on the boat and seeing all the wildlife. Great time and Capt. Mac is quite the personality - made it a lot of fun, yet is very experienced and...More

1  Thank Bryan B
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