Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About High Tailin'

Where does High Tailin' fish?

We fish the St. Augustine, Fl area, including Atlantic Ocean, Guana River, Jacksonville, Neptune Beach, Palm Valley, Butler Beach, Crescent Beach, Palm Coast, Matanzas River.

What are the target fish?

Target fish include Black Drum (Also Called Drum, Drummer), Cobia (Also Called Black Salmon, Crab Eater, Lemon Fish, Sergeant Fish  ), Crevalle Jack  (Also Called Horse Crevalle, Jack  ), Permit  (Also Called ), Red Snapper  (Also Called Pensacola Red Snapper, Northern Red Snapper ), Redfish (Also Called Red Drum, Channel Bass, Spottail Bass), Sea Trout  (Also Called Speckled Trout, Spotted Sea Trout), Sheepshead  (Also Called Convict Fish, Sheephead  ), Tarpon  (Also Called Silver King, Silverfish, Sábalo  ), Tripletail (Also Called Tripletail, Black Grunt, Black Perch, Bouyfish, Flasher, Chobie, Biajaca De La Mar, Flasher, Steamboat)

Where in St. Augustine, Fl to we meet our guests?

We meet at Vilano Boat Ramp ( St. Augustine, FL 32084, USA ), Lighthouse Park Boat Ramp ( 446 Ocean Vista Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32080, USA ), Usina Boat Ramp ( 603 Euclid Ave, St. Augustine, FL 32084, USA ), Frank Butler West Boat Ramp ( 400 Riverside Blvd, St. Augustine, FL 32080, USA )

Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required

Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

Florida residents and visitors 16 years of age and older are required to possess a Florida freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing license when engaged in active or passive fishing activities.  However, you do not need a saltwater fishing license if saltwater fishing from a for-hire vessel (guide, charter, party boat) that has a valid charter license or from a vessel whose operator has a valid recreational saltwater vessel license issued in the name of the operator of the vessel. If you are looking for online access for a license, please check Go Outdoors Florida here:

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!

Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.