Specializing in Offshore and Inshore Fishing Charters and Amelia Island Tours!


Captain Bart Smith smiling and standing on his boat holding a fish.

Capt. Bart Smith has been fishing for over thirty years with his love of the water beginning at an early age fishing, boating and sailing around his hometown of Interlaken, New Jersey on the Jersey shore. He comes from a long line of seafaring captains in his family.

Capt. Bart spent five years in the US Coast Guard learning navigation and boat handling skills. When Capt. Bart moved to Amelia Island in 2014 he immediately fell in love with the amazing fisheries that the area has to offer.

Capt. Bart decided to put his passion for fishing to work and in 2016 he got his USCG Captain’s license and started guiding part time for friends, family and visitors to the island.

Captain Bart Smith and female passenger on back of boat holding a fish she just caughtCapt. Bart mainly fishes for Red Fish, Spotted Sea Trout, Sheepshead, and Black Drum. He also does specialty trips for King Fish, Tarpon and trips offshore. Capt Bart provides everything you will need for a fishing adventure which includes licenses, tackle, rods, and bait. A cooler with ice and bottles of cold waters is included.

You will be fishing on a very comfortable 21′ center console that can accommodate up to 4 people. Fernandina Fishing Charters is a charter company that fishes the backwaters of beautiful Amelia Island – come enjoy a memorable, fun trip with Fernandina Fishing Charters!.

It is our promise to do everything possible to guarantee that you have an enjoyable and memorable day on the water and a safe, successful fishing experience.

Man standing on Fernandina Fishing Charters boat holding a big fish he just caught.With 30 years of experience fishing from New Jersey to Florida, Captain Thompson has the talent to find the trophy for the experienced angler and the patience to assist the novice catch a life time of memories.

So join us and discover how much fun a deep sea fishing experience with Captain Thompson can be! Call and book your fishing charter today!

Captain Bart Smith
Fernandina Fishing Charters
Amelia Island, FL 32034
Phone: 954-648-8342

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