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Need a Fishing Guide? There Are Lots Around!

There’s something fishy going on in New Smyrna Beach…in a good way. Under blissful blue skies and at the edge of pristine beaches, New Smyrna Beach – which is nearly surrounded by water – is a fisherman’s paradise. 

New Smyrna Beach is basically a barrier island with the Atlantic Ocean to the north and more wrecks and artificial reefs here than anywhere on this coast. Troll for grouper, snapper, triggerfish and amberjacks on a half day trip or make it a full day offshore excursion in search of mahi, yellowfin tuna, wahoo and sailfish.

You can also choose to traverse the tranquil waters of the Indian River and beautiful backwaters of the Mosquito Lagoon to the south; where you’ll find the shallow water trout and redfish angling seductive. By the way, like many of our locals, the redfish stay right here in New Smyrna Beach year-round!

The only thing better than fishing in New Smyrna Beach is fishing with good intel in New Smyrna Beach! As luck would have it, there are plenty of fishing guides who can provide you with exactly what you need to tackle fishing in New Smyrna Beach like a pro! 

For instance, want to get on fish quick? Book a light tackle half day fishing trip for one to six people with Edgewater River Guide Captain Michael Savedow. Former U.S. Coast Guard, Captain Michael Savedow has been fishing the local salt water since his childhood in the mid-1960s. He’s incredibly knowledgeable; permitted for Mosquito Lagoon, Canaveral National Seashore and Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge; and his fishing trips are fun and full of fish. 

Plus, there are so many more options for fishing guides in and around New Smyrna Beach, such as the 41-foot Southwind Charters, Reel Compulsive’s 34-footer, Carter’s Charters at 26 feet, Fins in Low Places at 24 feet, Reel Strung Out at 22 feet and so many more!