Native Sons Fishing Charters, LLC

Capt. Rocky Van Hoose Port Saint John, FL Incorporated Licensed Insured

Native Sons Fishing Charters, LLC offers fishing trips in Central Florida that will get your rods bending and have your coolers full!

Native Sons Fishing Charters, LLC is located in Port St John, Florida. This fishing charter is run by 3 passionate anglers including Captain Rocky Van Hoose. He has multiple years of fishing experience. Captain Rocky is passionate about fishing in the clear, shallow saltwater grass flats and pristine mangrove-lined shorelines of the lower west coast of Florida. The purity of fishing, the stillness, the natural beauty of God’s creation, the lure of the water, and the hunt resonated deep with Captain Rocky. He studied magazines such as Field and Stream to hone his skills, collected wisdom from the old-timers of the local fishing community, and spent countless hours observing and experimenting on the water. Forty years later, Captain Rocky continues to share this life-long passion on the central east coast of Florida as a professional guide partnered with two of his best friends.

On your fishing trip with Native Sons Fishing Charters, LLC you and your guests will be fishing from an 18’ flats boat powered by a 140HP Suzuki engine. This vessel is decked out with up to date electronics such as a GPS and fish finder. The casting platform allows up to 3 anglers to fish comfortably. Also outfitted on the boat is a live well for fresh bait, a poling platform, power poles, and a wireless trolling motor for sneaking up on your prey. USCG approved safety gear is equipped as well. Children of all ages and anglers of all skill level are welcomed to join in on the fun with Native Sons Fishing Charters, LLC.

You and your guests will be supplied with top of the line rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Fresh bait and the fishing license for you and all of your guests is also included on your trip with Native Sons Fishing Charters, LLC. You’ll be searching for your prey in the shallow saltwater ‘flats’ of the Indian River Lagoon system near Orlando, Florida – from the famous Mosquito Lagoon and Titusville area to Vero Beach and Ft. Pierce, including Cape Canaveral, Cocoa Beach, Melbourne, and Sebastian Inlet.

No matter if you prefer exploring the inshore or backcountry waters, Native Sons Fishing Charters, LLC has a trip for you. You can choose between trolling, spinning, or light tackle fishing. Depending on the technique and the area, expect to catch some Redfish, Tarpon, Snook, and Spotted Seatrout. Your fish will be cleaned and filleted for you after your exciting day on the water with Native Sons Fishing Charters, LLC.

Book your trip today with Central Florida’s Native Sons Fishing Charters, LLC for an inshore fishing trip that will have you coming back year after year!

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  Launch Location

6650 North Cocoa Boulevard, Port Saint John

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Trips start at $450

3 Trips

1-3 guests

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1994 18' Flats Boat/Skiff

140 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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private

HALF DAY TRIP- FLATS

Includes 3 guests

Trip time: 7:30am to 11:30am (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

On this trip we will fish the shallow pristine waters adjacent to NASA property and focus on the giant Redfish. We may also encounter Gator Trout, Snook, and Tarpon. These waters are frequented by Manatees, Alligators, Dolphins, and many varieties of wading birds. 

Includes:
digital photos, drinks,

Close details

private

FULL DAY TRIP – TITUSVILLE

Includes 3 guests

Trip time: 7:30am to 3:30pm (8 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

This trip features giant Redfish in the shallow, saltwater Indian River Lagoon system. It also includes Spotted Seatrout, Snook, and Tarpon. 

Includes:
digital photos, drinks,

Close details

private

FULL DAY TRIP – FORT PIERCE

Includes 3 guests

Trip time: 6:30am to 2:30pm (8 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

This trip features Gator Trout, large Snook, Redfish, and more. It often includes wade fishing the shallow sandbars and spoil islands in some of the best fishing waters in Florida.

Includes:
digital photos, drinks,

Close details

Fish Species

Redfish
Snook
Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon

Additional Details

Safety Features

  • Life Jackets
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First-Aid Equipment
  • CPR-Trained Crew
  • Flares

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Boat Gear

  • Casting Platform
  • Livewell
  • Poling Platform
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Power Poles

Fishing Techniques

  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

Price Includes

  • Catch Cleaning & Filleting
  • Fishing License
  • Fresh or Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

Fishing Location

  • Backcountry
  • Flats
  • Inshore
  • River

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Rocky Van Hoose

Boat Type

Flats Boat/Skiff

Boat Length

18

Year Built

1994

Engine Manufacturer

Suzuki

Number of Engines

1

Engine Horsepower

140 HP