Guided Saltwater Trips with JT Van Zandt:
Full day trips will be approximately 6-8 hours in length (determined by angler preference), Half day trips are 4 hours. We will be sight casting primarily for redfish in shallow water with occasional shots at black drum, sea trout, flounder and sheepshead. Ice water is provided. Feel free to bring any other food and beverages you desire.
Salt Water Rates for 2019:
Full day (6-8 hours) $600 for 1 or 2 anglers
Half day (4 hours) $450 for 1 or 2 anglers
Price Changes starting in 2020, Salt Water Rates:
Full day (6-8 hours) $700 for 1 or 2 anglers
Half day (4 hours) $500 for 1 or 2 anglers
A 50% deposit is required to reserve your date(s).
We have recently updated our cancelation policy. Please understand that we now require 15 days advanced noticed for all cancellations for a full refund. If you cancel within 15 days you will lose your refund. If you cancel within 7 days you are responsible for 100% of the trip. Cancellation due to extreme weather conditions will be determined only when the safety of the client is at risk. In these cases, deposits will be refunded or held to reserve rescheduled date.
Most modern fly tackle gear intended for Salt Water use in line weights 7-9 will work fine. Extra equipment is supplied as well.
Flies are supplied for the angler but in the event you wish to bring your own: Clouser Minnows, Blind Chickens, and a variety of shrimp and crab pattern work well. Depending on water clarity, a mix of bright colors like white, pink and chartreuse as well as a selection of natural colors like tan cream and brown.
Other additional items:
Polarized sunglasses are critical. Fishing License, Dark under-brim hat, quick drying tropical clothing. Sun protection such as a Buff, sun gloves, unscented lotion type sunscreen/ please no spray. Deck or boat shoes with grippy, non black scuffing soles.
Contact JT Van Zandt with any questions.