Fishing with the Best: Enterprise Fishing Charter
At Enterprise Fishing Charters with Captain Kirk Waltz, they offer several different charters and catch a lot of different fish. Captain Waltz has over 25 years of experience fishing the Jacksonville, FL area and is one of the most admired, sought after and knowledgeable guides. He fishes the jetties, inshore in the creeks and rivers, on the beach and offshore.
On the jetties, there are many fish that Captain Kirk can target depending on what fish you desire. Some fish found on the jetties are Redfish, Black Drum, Sheepshead, Trout, Flounder, and Jacks.
There are also charters inshore to the inshore creeks and saltwater marshes, where you can catch Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Black Drum, and more.
And finally, there are offshore charters to the deep blue and onto the beaches to hook up Tarpon, Kingfish, Cobia, Amberjack, and other big game fish. There are also bottom fishing trips for Snapper, Grouper, and Sea Bass.
Redfish is one of the most sought-after fish in Jacksonville and northwest Florida. A Redfish, also known as a Red Drum, is an aggressive, powerful fighter and is one of the most excellent fish to eat as a meal. This popularity also means they are heavily regulated in Florida because, without these regulations, there might not be any more of these feisty fish to fish for. The Black Drum is a relative of the redfish. It is not as sought after but has delectable white meat that can be prepared in many ways.
Sheepshead looks similar to a Black Drum and is a fun fish. You’ll also discover it has a distinctive shellfish flavor that is sweet and tasty. Speckled Trout or Spotted Sea Trout are highly sought-after fish because they are abundant, put up a good fight, and have delicious meat. Flounder is another fish that is sought after for its taste. Flounder is a flatfish with flaky flesh, a mild taste and a delicate texture. It lends itself to a variety of different preparations. Jacks are several different fish in the Jack family, but usually, when referring to Jacks, you are referring to Jack Crevalles. They are quick, aggressive and can get pretty big. These are some of the reasons it is most sought after.
Offshore and near the beaches Tarpon is one of the fish on every angler’s bucket list. They are hard-hitting and show acrobatic jumps and leaps. It is one of the most exciting fish in the world, found worldwide in the Atlantic, the Gulf of Mexico, and many Indo-Pacific Seas. Tarpon are not fished for their meat, and because of this fact, there are many of them to be caught. Kingfish are very fun to catch. They are an excellent choice for sport fishermen because of their quickness. They can dart through the water, making them more of a challenge to land. Most anglers relish bringing one of these fish into the boat. And as a bonus, their flesh is considered one of the most delicious in the world. Cobia, also known as Ling, are aggressive large fish that can reach sizes of 6 feet and over 100 lbs. Being excellent table fare, they are prized for their firm texture and amazing flavor.
There are also bottom feeders like Snapper, Red Snapper, Mangrove Snapper, Mutton Snapper, Lane Snapper, and Vermillion Snapper, which can all be hauled up to the boat on any given day. Many of the juveniles are found in the coastal waters, but the adults can be very large offshore. Red Snapper is the most popular for its aggressiveness and fighting abilities and it is hands down the most delectable fish in Florida. The one drawback for Red Snapper is the very limited season each year. The other snapper found on the bottoms of reefs, wrecks, and rocky bottoms are just as fun to catch and are delicious in their own right.
Florida Grouper is another one of the most tasty fish in the ocean. It is prized for their fighting abilities and game fish qualities make them desirable opponents. Another bottom fish high up on every angler’s fish to catch is grouper. Primarily for Jacksonville, that means Gag Grouper for sport and eating and Goliath Grouper for sport only, as they are restricted worldwide and not harvested. Gag Grouper is one of the tastiest of the Florida Groupers, along with Black, Red, and Scamp, all of which can be found in the deep waters but are not as common as the Gag. Sea Bass, specifically Black Sea Bass, is another tasty fish in the waters off Jacksonville. The meat is tender and flakes off in small chunks. It has a mild flavor, and you can prepare it in many different ways.
You can catch other fish with Captain Kirk, both inshore and offshore. This is just a taste of the many fish. Come join Captain Kirk and Enterprise Fishing Charter on a fishing trip of a lifetime. No matter which charter you choose, the Jetties, Inshore or Offshore, Captain Kirk will put you on the fish. He knows where to go and has his special spots. You will not regret booking a charter with Enterprise Fishing Charters when you are in the Jacksonville area.