An hour away from metropolitan Orlando, lies the “Redfish Capital of the World” – the Mosquito Lagoon, home to giant trout, hard-pulling black drum, and, of course, redfish. The year-round lagoon redfish population, and the fact that most of it never leaves shallow water, make the Mosquito Lagoon the most unique place in the world to fish for it.
Fin & Fly experienced captains offer inshore fishing charters in the scenic Mosquito Lagoon from Cape Canaveral Space Center to Titusville and New Smyrna Beach. Bay fishing charters are an amazing experience for all levels of angler, and the calm waters of our rivers and inshore waters are a perfect way to introduce children to the joys of fishing. You will be able to catch different types of fun and exciting fish while cruising through beautiful mangroves and watching herons, dolphins, stingrays, and manatees in their habitats.
Fin and Fly is one of a select group of guides that are licensed to fish in the Mosquito Lagoon.
|Our Bay Fishing Charters Include:|
|Experienced, fully licensed professional captains|
|New, comfortable boats|
|Top of the line fishing tackle|
|Cooler with ice|
Experience the best bay fishing charter in the Mosquito Lagoon! Book your guided fishing charter today.
The red drum, also known as the redfish or channel bass, has a reddish overall coloration and one or more dark spots at the base of the tail. It feeds at the bottom on crustaceans and mollusks. It also takes small fish, especially mullet.
Typically, trout are slightly bony, but it doesn’t prevent the fish from tasting delicious. And it’s taste heavily depends on the trout’s diet: smaller fish, mollusks, eel and sometimes even shrimp. Trout provide a good fight when caught with a hook and line making the fish perfect for recreational fishing.
The snook is a powerful fish and a thrilling catch, much like the freshwater Largemouth Bass. The snook is overall a silvery-green color with fins that are sometimes bright yellow. The snook also have a prominent black lateral stripe that runs from just behind the gills to the tail.
The tarpon is a large thick-bodied fish generally silver in color other than its back, which can range from a dark green to grey. It has a large scoop shaped mouth and the last ray of its dorsal fin is greatly elongated. Its scales are large and thick like a coat of armor. The inside of their mouth is like a heavy grit of sandpaper that will wear threw your leader or tippet.
The black drum is also known as “Blue Drum” for having a hint of blue in its dark color with a silvery-gray belly and black fins. Being the largest of all the drum family, it grows 40 to 60 in. in length and weighs between 50 to 100 lbs. Mollusks, clams, oysters and crabs are the most common preys to black drum.
The sheepshead is a gray fish with five or six lines on the side. It has sharp dorsal spines and a mouth with several rows of stubby teeth to help it crush the shells of prey. The sheepshead favors oysters, clams and shrimps. On average, it can weigh 3 to 4 lbs., and grow up to 30 in.
Jack Crevalle is commonly called a jack, cavalla, horse crevalle or toro. Its round dark spot at the lower base of the pectoral fin and lateral line scales distinguish it from other species. Jack Crevalle is one of the largest species in the jack family, growing to a maximum length of 49 in. and weighs up to 70 lbs. It commonly eats small fish, shrimps, crabs and mollusks.
Whether you’re a novice or an experienced angler your guide, the expert team at Fin and Fly fishing charters, has all the knowledge and tackle you’ll need to battle down these monstrous fish that lurk in the waters along the Space Coast of Florida. The Mosquito Lagoon offers a variety of species on a vast range of lush natural habitat.
We are 5 star rated on Tripadvisor, Google and Facebook, and provide full service guided charters and professional quality boats and equipment.
So whether you want to chase tailing schools of Redfish on the skinny water flats or pull big Snook out of the tight mangroves, Fin & Fly Fishing Charters has what it takes to make your trip a safe and enjoyable experience out on the water.
Book your Fishing Charter today to make your fishing dreams a reality!
We had a fabulous day on the Mosquito Lagoon with Capt. Jamie. We caught several large Red Fish. Jamie is very personable and highly enthusiastic about fishing. You can tell he really loves what he does. We highly recommend Fin and Fly Charters. Can't wait to go again!
|Inshore Fishing Charters Include:|
|Spin gear/fly gear|
|Bait and lures|
|Cooler with ice|
|Photos of your catch|
|What to Bring:|
|Beverages of choice|
(if you prefer to take your own pictures also)