Come on, say it with me…“The Bass Capital of the World”! Has a ring to it, doesn’t it? It’s the state of Florida’s moniker, but wait a second now. You can tell by all the prolific largemouth bass fishing charters right here, that New Smyrna Beach is a hot spot for bass. Plus, there is an absolute plethora of inshore waters, inlets, rivers and lagoons that make New Smyrna Beach just perfect for bass fishing; but hey, that’s just bass!
There is simply no place like New Smyrna Beach when it comes to fishing. The fish are as diverse as its waterways. New Smyrna Beach is well known for its record tarpon, as well as an abundance of sea trout, flounder, mackerel, croaker and pompano. Then, the closer the inlet you get, the more species varieties you will find. Flounder, snapper, tripletail, black drum, croaker, grouper, sharks and sheep head are all caught regularly there.
Florida’s Intracoastal Waterway, thick with mangroves, chock-full of weed lines and teeming with bait species like menhaden, shrimp and crabs, makes up some of our country’s most productive fisheries…and guess what. That’s right! New Smyrna Beach is right in the thick of it! That, my friend, is the perfect recipe for hooking up jack crevalle, sea trout, redfish, tarpon, snook and pompano…so heat up that grill and make a space on the wall for you newest mount!
If you would like to get out there, stop by one of the best-rated, full-service marinas along the Florida shoreline, Gerry’s Marina in New Smyrna Beach. Gerry’s Marina has served all of Central Florida’s boating needs for over 30 years, and – whether you are in the market for a new or pre-owned boat or you would like to rent one – it would be our pleasure to serve you!