Our Captains

Journeys of St. George Island has an impressive team of experienced, qualified charter fishing captains who are well equipped to put you on the fish! Each captain has his own unique style and specialty area along with their own secret “honey holes”.  Our Captain’s calendars fill up fast – call 850-927-3259 today to book your trip!



Captain Clint

Captain Clint Taylor is Journeys deep sea captain. Clint takes charters out in his 28 foot Contender. The boat has a head and plenty of deck space for everyone to fish for the big one. Clint’s enthusiasm seldom wanes and this produces an unforgettable charter for those of you who book him. Clint will also do boat tours of the bay. Make sure you call early to book Captain Clint for a deep sea trip you won’t soon forget.

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Captain Randy

Captain Randy is a native born Floridian who was raised on the water and has spent thousands of days fishing and scuba diving. He is a well known light tackle and fly fishing guide through out the Florida big bend region. He was a co-host of the popular fishing show “The Big Bend Angler.” Captain Randy’s instructional fishing seminars have helped many anglers to improve their fishing technique. His years of experience on Florida’s waters have made him a very popular fishing guide.

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Captain Jack

Captain Jack is a 4th generation fisherman of Florida’s forgotten coast. He has been fishing the coastal and river waters of this area since he was 5 years old and has 13 years experience as a guide. Jack specializes in inshore fishing and shark fishing trips. Hank Williams, Jr., a frequent fisherman of St. George Island, has hired Jack as his personal guide, so you’ll be fishing with the “guide to the stars” if you book a charter with Captain Jack.

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Captain Paul

Captain Paul has rejoined Journey’s, where he first guided the waters of St. George Island and Apalachicola over a decade ago.  He returns to the team with even more experience and excitement to ensure your day on the Apalachicola Bay is filled with knowledge and fun. When he’s not fishing, Paul enjoys hunting the surrounding areas and spending time with his three children.

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Captain Jeremy

Captain Jeremy has been with Journeys of SGI for 8 years, his enthusiasm and knowledge of the area and fishing keeps his boat booked with happy clients. Captain Jeremy studied to be a herpetologist (study of reptiles) and he travels all over the US in the off season fighting wildfires. Book a trip with Captain Jeremy and you will not be disappointed.

“Jeremy is awesome! We have been out with him for the past couple of years and we always have a great time! When we go home my son talks about Capt. Jeremy for the next month!”

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Captain Dave

Captain Dave is a Florida boy who was born in Clearwater and spent his life on and around the Gulf of Mexico. Dave is a charter fisherman who has spent some time commercial fishing. He holds a USCG 6-pack license and is a sailing instructor, as well as a dedicated member of the St. George Island Volunteer Fire Department. Dave is a fun captain that you’ll enjoy a great sailing experience with!

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Captain Russ

Capt. Russ is a Master 100 ton captain, a certified dive instructor and the manager of the power boat and sailboat rentals. Russ is a knowledgeable captain that will show you the beauty of our pristine bay and river. His dolphin cruises are an experience to remember. Russ will give you information on fishing, kayaking and where to go for the best seafood. Come see Russ at Journeys.

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Guide Dayle

After an extended walk about Dayle has returned to the Journeys family. She has been an exploring resident of St. George Island for 20 years, in this time Dayle has become an ACA certified kayak instructor and a go to for the ins and outs of the beautiful Forgotten Coast. Dayle loves to educate the youngest of the young and the not so young about the gorgeous nature all around St. George. If she is not in the shop she is up a river (with a paddle) leading a guided kayak trip. Come by and say G-day!

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Captain Jesse

Captain Jesse is our newest Captain and is ready to take you and your family on an exciting nature experience on the bay.  He is a native of Franklin County and has been an oysterman for the past 22 years. His boat is setup to show you and your family the bounty that the Apalachicola bay holds. Captain Jesse is a family man that enjoys nature.

“…had a great time with Captain Jesse. Would recommend this to anyone visiting SGI. The kids loved watching the dolphins, gathering shells, fishing, and even got to see a shark up close. Great trip!”

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Guide Dan

Dan is an avid outdoorsman, that loves to share his local knowledge of the area. His family has been in the area since the early 1900’s. Dan is a licensed fishing guide and a SUP and Kayak pro. He offers you, your family and friends an experience on the beautiful Apalachicola Bay that you will remember for years to come.


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