Fishing Charters in Amelia Island For All Skill Levels
Looking for some family-fun while visiting Amelia Island? Or want to test your sea-legs with an offshore adventure 90 miles from land for world-class sportfishing?
FreeGaff Sportfishing offers year-round Amelia Island fishing charters with both inshore & offshore options. With over 20 years of experience in the area, Captain Jacob has the knowledge and the equipment to put you on fish - or your money back! Seasoned fisherman and beginners alike will have a great time, whether it’s bottom fishing, shark fishing, or heading out for sea bass!
Choose from 7 different fishing charter options for groups of up to 6 people. Everything is included: licenses, tackle, ice, water, and food & drinks. We’ll even clean what you catch for you! Just don’t forget your cooler to take it home.
Call Captain Jacob at 276-698-8837 with questions or reserve your trip online below. We can’t wait to take you fishing!
4 Hour Trip AM
This trip will consist of jetty and nearshore fishing. There's a wide range of species to be caught depending on the time of year you come. This is a great trip for first-timers, kids, or just those running low on time. A great trip to catch big sharks if you so desire. No fish, no pay!
*$300 deposit is required
4 Hour Trip PM
This trip will consist of jetty and nearshore fishing. There's a wide range of species to be caught depending on the time of year you come. This is a great trip for first-timers, kids, or just those running low on time. A great trip to catch big sharks if you so desire. No fish, no pay!!
6 Hour Nearshore/Offshore
This trip will consist of running offshore around 20 miles to waters most charter boats aren't fishing on 6-hour trips. There's a wide range of species to be caught (Snapper, Grouper, Seabass, Cobia, and Kingfish) but the exact choice will depend on the time of year. This is a great trip for bottom fishing or trolling for big Kingfish. NO FISH, NO PAY!!
8 Hour Offshore Trip
You will be fishing 30-40 miles offshore. This is a great trip to troll for pelagics or bottom fish the spots that lead to filing up a cooler for dinner and more. The trip starts at 6:00 a.m. and lasts for 8 hours. NO FISH, NO PAY!!
10 Hour Trip
This trip will consist of nothing but offshore fishing 50 -70 miles near the Gulfstream. We will target big fish and lots of them. If you want big bottom fish or trolling for big Pelagic’s, this is a trip for you. Departure times are flexible and the trip lasts for 10 hours. A catered box lunch will be provided along with snacks and a beverage of your choice. No fish, no pay!
12 Hour Trip Offshore
This trip will consist of nothing but offshore fishing 50-70 miles near the Gulf Stream. We will target big fish and lots of them. If you want big bottom fish or to troll for a big pelagic, this is the trip for you! Departure times are flexible and the trip lasts for 12 hours. A catered box lunch will be provided along with snacks and a beverage of your choice. NO FISH, NO PAY!!
16 Hour Offshore
We will be running up to 90 miles offshore to fish the waters that are rarely fished. We can cater the trip around trolling or bottom fishing /deep dropping, the choice is yours. We will target big fish and lots of them. A catered box lunch will be provided along with snacks and beverages of your choice. Please bring plenty of coolers for your fish to take home. NO FISH, NO PAY!!
Why choose us?
How Can We Provide A No Fish, No Pay Guarantee?
Our Amelia Island Fishing Charters use only the best equipment. An experienced captain with over two decades of fishing experience. A fast 30ft center console boat with twin Mercury 300s and the latest Simrad Electronics. The best Shimano Fishing equipment and up-to-date safety gear. We cater to all experience levels, whether you are an experienced angler or someone who has never fished before. We specialize in both inshore fishing and offshore fishing.
Our tour is an ideal activity for spending quality time with friends and family. A day on the water with your loved ones is a pleasant and memorable experience. You can bring your kids or the whole family for a fantastic sport fishing experience.
The captain is skilled professional and accomodating to guests need. His crew will take you fishing in certain areas where they believe you will have the best chance of catching fish. In some cases, the captain will go further to increase your catch chances and ensure guests have a good time.
All fishing and safety equipment is up to date and thoroughly inspected to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for the entire family. We provide all of the equipment necessary for a successful day of fishing. The 30ft center console boat is powered by two Mercury 300 engines and features the most advanced Simrad electronics and Shimano fishing equipment available.
Words from our customers
Family Fishing In Northeast Florida
With seven state parks, over 40 public beaches, and 200 acres of wilderness, Amelia Island is a great place for families. Explorers can search for shells on the beach, go kayaking, snorkeling, swimming, biking, shopping, or just relax and hang out. The possibilities are endless. Head to Amelia's most popular spot at Fernandina Beach for some exciting family fun!
Fernandina Beach is the place to be for surf fishing or heading offshore by boat. Year-round fishing is available, with a wide range of species. Depending on the season, anglers will catch snapper, grouper, seabass, cobia, kingfish, and many others. A highly experienced boat captain can even go fishing for large sharks!
Frequently asked questions
Cancellations due to inclement weather are at the Captain's discretion. Your safety is their primary concern. If your trip is canceled due to inclement weather, you will receive a refund or the option to reschedule your trip.
Your Captain will direct you toward the species that bite the most frequently in the days leading your trip!
251 Creekside Dr Fernandina Beach , FL 32034
7 Best Fishing Spots In Florida For Family Fishing Vacations
Year-round warm weather, southern hospitality, and miles of incredible coastline are just some of the reasons so many fisherman visit Florida. With the Gulf of Mexico on one side and the Atlantic Ocean on the other side of the state,…
11 Tips For The Best Amelia Island Fishing
Fishing on Amelia Island is a fantastic year-round sport. Visitors to Fernandina Beach can find everything from great surf fishing on pristine beaches offshore fishing and deep sea sport fishing in the Atlantic Ocean. Let's take a look at 11…
Top 9 Fun Outdoor Activities And Things To Do In Amelia Island
There are great things to do in Amelia Island for families, couples, and anyone who loves the laid-back island culture. The fascinating history, impressive state parks, guided tours, fishing, and southern hospitality all await you at Amelia Island. Take a…