The small, charming city of St. Augustine is one of the top fishing destinations in Florida. It's famously home to many of the top gamefish in Florida, as well as a beautiful historic district! The St. Augustine flood tide fishery makes for some of the most fun and exciting fishing you'll experience in your life.
Sight fishing for redfish, snook, black drum, tarpon, and cobia keeps locals and tourists alike hooked on St. Augustine fishing. Local fishing guides and captains are willing to share their experience and breadth of knowledge, and they'll do everything they can to put you on fish and help you become a better angler in the process. St. Augustine is a great place to relax on vacation too, with great beach access and plenty of shopping and gold to go along as well!
Whether you're a fishing fanatic or new to the sport, our St. Augustine fishing guides and captains will be happy to help you enjoy the local waters they call home. They've got years of experience fishing these waters, which helps them achieve their goal of giving you the most enjoyable and memorable fishing experience possible. Meet Cullen, James, Tyler, and Mike - our expert guides who would love to take you fishing!
Going fishing with a guide is a great experience for tourists but also for local anglers as well. If you're new to St. Augustine, our local guides will help put you on fish fast and give you the best shot at having a successful day on the water while you're in town. If you fish St. Augustine regularly, you'll benefit from our guides' years of experience and technique expertise. One of the best ways to get better at fishing is to go out and learn from a guide who's on the water hundreds of days a year. You can pick up tips on lures, baits, retrieval, fishing based on the local tides, and how to decide which oyster bars to fish.
There's plenty of marine life around St. Augustine, in the backcountry, off the beach, and offshore. You can catch anything from redfish, snook, cobia, tarpon, sheepshead, black drum, sea trout, sailfish, tuna, wahoo, flounder, grouper, and snapper. And that's just a start. Our St. Augustine fishing guides and captains would love to take you out on the water to chase the fish of your dreams, enjoy the beauty of nature, and have a great time together on the water!
St. Augustine fishing is hot year-round, and there are always fishing charters running. Redfish, grouper, and snapper bite during the whole year. Early fall and late spring are the times when St. Augustine's incredible flood tide fishing comes to life. Summer is one of the best times to go offshore, while fishing for wahoo and cobia is hot in the winter through the spring.
There's plenty to do in St. Augustine in addition to fishing.
Beaches- St. Augustine Beach is a white sandy drive-on beach with a pavilion and park. Anastasia State Park contains 1,600 acres, which include four miles of pristine beach and tidal marshes.
Golf- In addition to many well-maintained golf courses within a short drive, the World Golf Hall of Fame and Museum is in St. Augustine.
History- St. Augustine is famous for being the “Nation's Oldest City,” and there's plenty of history in addition to the beautiful downtown historic district. Check out the 350 year old Spanish fort named the Castillo de San Marcos National Monument and the St. Augustine Lighthouse and Maritime Museum.