What’s your cancellation policy?
We require a 20% deposit. If you cancel within 48 hours of your trip, you will lose your deposit. If the captain cancels due to weather or other unforeseen circumstances, your deposit will be refunded.
Do we pick up on the mainland?
Of course anywhere from Port Saint Joe, FL to Medart, FL for day fishing trips. We can travel as far as needed for multiple day trips paid in advance. We reserve the right to charge extra for fuel it make sense.
Do you have customer service?
Of course! Our friendly and knowledgeable customer services reps are available to answer your questions 7am to 8pm Monday through Friday. We will answer text messages and emails outside of these hours when able.
What kind of boat and equipment do we have?
We have a 26ft Pro Sports Prokat catamaran with dual 2018 Suzuki 175 HP four stroke outboard engines that are wiser quiet. We also have an enclosure to provide respite from the rain, wind and sun. The Sea Sherpa is equipped with an Emergency Personnel Locator Beacon (EPIRB),24 mile Furuno Radar, MEI registered US Coast Guard approved offshore radio, and all the latest safety and signaling equipment in a floating ditch bag (food, water, etc). There is an emergency portable toilet on board as well. We provide rod, reels, and bait. If you have your own personal rod that you would prefer to use, that is ok too.
How much does it cost, what are the rates?
4 hour in-shore - $400
5 hour gulf trip - $500
Each additional hour - $100
Can I bring my kids?
Kids are always welcome. Please let us know ahead of time, their age and weight so we have the proper life jackets. If the kids are not into fishing, we can also drop part of your party off at the beach while the rest of you go fishing.
What should you bring with to the dock?
Fishing licenses, rods, reels, bait, and tackle are included. Ice is provided, but please bring your own food and drinks unless you have arranged for lunch with us ahead of time. Alcohol is allowed in moderation, no glass bottles. Please bring sunscreen, bug spray, hat, and rain gear in case of unforeseen weather.
Do I need a fishing license?
No, the fishing license is included in your trip.
What type of bait do we use?
The fresher the better. Life pinfish, squirrel fish, pilchers, etc. Just in case we run out of live bait we will bring 8-10lbs of frozen bait for each person. That's in addition to our special fish oil drip system to attract the monsters.
What equipment do we use?
Only the best Penn rods and Reels with top notch line, fluorocarbon leaders, and the finest circle hooks. We spare no expense.
What are the details about dog island?
Please see a scanned copy of the Dod Island rules from the Dog Island Special Taxing District (DCID) that runs the island for Franklin County and the state of Florida. Think of it as a small town.