Fishing Charter Rates

Booking A Fishing Charter With Captain Rich Smith

Flats Fishing & Fly Fishing 1 or 2 Anglers:

Half Day 4 Hours $450*
3/4 Day 6 Hours $500*
Full Day 8 Hours $550*

*There will be a $50 charge for a 3rd angler

What We Provide:
  • All Fishing Gear & Tackle
  • Bait (if used)
  • Flies
  • Cooler with Ice
  • Fishing Licenses and Permits
What You Need to Bring:
  • Your own Lunches and Drinks
  • Polarized Sunglasses are a must
  • Hat and lightweight clothing
  • Rain Gear
  • Sunscreen

Payment Information For Charters


  • A deposit of $200 per day is required at the time of booking.
  • If booking a multiple boat charter a $200 deposit per boat, per day is required
  • Your credit card will be billed for this amount and remaining balance will be paid on day of charter


Remaining Balance


  • The remaining balance must be paid in cash on the day of the charter
  • Tips are not required but if you feel the Captain did a great job tipping is always appreciated.


Fishing Charter Booking Information


We offer 1/2, 3/4, and Full Day Flat Fishing Charters in Biscayne Bay, Everglades National Park, and The Florida Keys. On special requests can do Sunset and Evening Trips. A 1/2 Day Trip will last 4 hours, a 3/4 Day Trip will last 6 hours, and a Full Day Trip will last 8 hours. Trip times can differ depending on your schedule. Sometimes we may suggest to leave at a different time to make the fishing more productive due to weather or tide conditions.


Refund Policy


Failure to show for a scheduled charter requires full payment for the scheduled charter.  When a charter is scheduled, the captain allots the full day to that charter.  If the anglers are a “no show”, the captain loses that day of fishing.  The captain also must turn away others when that day is booked.  There is no possibility of rescheduling that day when there is a “no show”.  When anglers are a “no show”, the captain requires full payment to compensate for the lost day, and also as a means to prevent “no shows”.  However, with proper notice of the cancellation, the charter may be cancelled and the deposit may be refunded.  The notice of cancellation must be provided within 14 days of the charter.  Weather is a constant consideration for cancellation of a charter. If your charter is cancelled due to weather, your deposit will be held for a later date. The captain is the only one who can cancel due to weather. Having too much to drink the night before is not grounds for cancellation.  However, with proper notice, the captain may be able to modify the time the charter sets out in the morning.

Discounts For Those Who Serve


Captain Rich Smith comes from a long line of family members that have served in the armed forces. So as a way of saying thanks he will award discounted rates to all military personnel. Police officers and Firefighters also qualify for these discounts as well. So at the time of booking let your captain know so he may make proper arrangements.



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