Tug of War Charters

Captain Randy Kraft New Smyrna Beach, USA Incorporated Licensed Insured

Fishing in New Smyrna Beach is a relaxing and fun experience. Captain Randy Kraft of Tug of War Charters will show you all these waters have to offer.

Captain Randy is the owner and operator of Tug of War charters. He fishes New Smyrna beach and Mosquito Lagoon as well as Ponce Inlet, Cocoa Beach, and Daytona Beach. Captain Randy is a Florida native who has fished the waters of the East Coast of Florida his whole life, so he knows them very well. He’s patient and friendly and he’s great with kids! He welcomes you to bring your family and friends along for the ride with Tug of War Charters.

Captain Randy helms a 23’ bay boat powered by a 200HP Suzuki engine. His vessel is outfitted with a wireless trolling motor for sneaking up on your prey and a live well for fresh bait. The casting platform allows 6 anglers to move around and fish comfortably. All USCG approved safety gear is on board including life jackets. The GPS, fish finder, and radar will help in the search for your desired species. Coolers are on board to store your catch and the drinks and snacks you decide to bring with you for the day. Captain Randy recommends you bring a hat, sunglasses, and a camera to capture memories of your awesome fishing trip you’ll be having with Tug of War Charters.

You and your guests will be supplied with top quality rods, reels, tackle, and lures on your trip with Tug of War Charters. The fresh bait and the fishing license for you and all of your guests will also be supplied. Captain Randy is versed in many different fishing techniques including light tackle, spinning, bottom fishing, drift fishing, and many more. He’ll have you trying one of these many methods of fishing to get you on the fish!

The waters of the east coast of Florida are home to many different species of fish. You and your guests will be targeting inshore and nearshore species such as Black Drum, Bonito, Cubera Snapper, Jack Crevalle, Mahi Mahi, Permit, Red Grouper, Sea Bass, Snook, Tripletail, Weakfish, Tarpon, Spanish Mackerel, Red Snapper, Pompano, Mangrove Snapper, King Mackerel, Flounder, Cobia, Grouper, Ladyfish, Porgy, Redfish, Sheepshead, Spotted Seatrout, Triggerfish, and more. After your exciting day on the water with Tug of War Charters, Captain Randy will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home and enjoy!

Tug of War Charters and Captain Randy Kraft of New Smyrna Beach, Florida will not only will you have fishing trip that will have you coming back year after year, but you’ll get to spend the day surrounded with beautiful wildlife with a passionate Captain.

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  Launch Location

154 N Causeway, New Smyrna Beach

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Trips start at $300

5 Trips

1-6 guests

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2005 23' Bay Boat

200 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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private

INSHORE RIVER TRIP

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 8:00am to 11:00am (3 hours)

1 Day Cancellation Policy

This short but productive trip will have us targeting Black Drum, Snook, Sanppers, Flounder, and more!

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private

SUNSET TRIP

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 7:00pm to 10:00pm (3 hours)

1 Day Cancellation Policy

On this trip we'll cruise the East coast waters of Florida as we watch the sunset. We'll have an opportunity to see Dolphins and Manatees on this spectacular event.

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private

HALF DAY TRIP- INSHORE RIVER/INLET ( AM)

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 11:00am (4 hours)

1 Day Cancellation Policy

A morning trip is the families' favorite. Start in the morning and get back to the marina right on time for lunch. Fish in the calm waters and target Redfish, Flounder, Trout, Black Drum, and more. 

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private

HALF DAY TRIP- INSHORE RIVER/INLET (PM)

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 6:00pm to 10:00pm (4 hours)

1 Day Cancellation Policy

This afternoon adventure is what groups of friends prefer, as you don't have to get up early. 4 hours in the inshore waters and backcountry is enough to get some action targeting Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and many more!

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EXTENDED HALF DAY TRIP- INSHORE RIVER/INLET

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 12:00pm (5 hours)

1 Day Cancellation Policy

This trip gives us plenty of time to target Redfish, Tarpon, Snook, Black Drum, and Trout in local backcountry and inshore spots.

 

 

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Fish Species

Atlantic Croaker
Barracuda
Black Drum
Black Grouper
Black Seabass
Bluefish
Bonito
Cobia
Cubera Snapper
Flounder
Grouper
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel
Ladyfish
Mahi Mahi
Mangrove Snapper
Mutton Snapper
Permit
Pompano
Porgy
Red Grouper
Red Snapper
Redfish
Sea Bass
Sharks
Sheepshead
Snook
Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout
Stingray
Tarpon
Triggerfish
Tripletail
Weakfish

Additional Details

Safety Features

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

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar

Boat Features

  • Cooler

Boat Gear

  • Casting Platform
  • Livewell
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Price Includes

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

Fishing Location

  • Backcountry
  • Flats
  • Inshore
  • Nearshore
  • River

About the Vessel

Captain

Captain Randy Kraft

Boat Type

Bay Boat

Boat Length

23'

Year Built

2005

Engine Manufacturer

Suzuki four stroke

Number of Engines

1

Engine Horsepower

200 HP