Tailhunter Outdoor Adventures – Ormond Beach

Go fishing with Tailhunter Outdoor Adventures and discover the prolific fishery that is Ormond Beach! With Captain John Tarr at the helm, you will test your hand in different fishing techniques and get a chance to catch a variety of inshore species.

Book a half day trip when you have a few hours to spend fishing and target Sheepshead, Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, and more. On longer trips, you can expect all this and much more – Jack Crevalle, Mangrove Snapper, and the magnificent Tarpon. Of course, a lot depends on where you’ll be fishing, the time of the year, as well as your preferences.

Capt. John is also a bowfishing expert, so if you’d like to try something different, this is your opportunity. He offers bowfishing trips where you will be wading to get to the best Tilapia fishing spots.

All the fishing gear, both for traditional and bowfishing, is provided. Do you love fly fishing? No problem, your captain will make sure to have quality Nautilus and Sage gear.

Your ride and a fishing platform for the day is a 17’ Gordon Boatworks flats boat with a 50 HP Tohatsu engine. Up to 3 anglers can fish here, and Capt. John will make sure that you have everything you need for a successful day on the water. He’ll also take care of the fishing license for everyone on board.

Your kids are welcome to join you on your trip, and the captain will have life jackets for everyone. Bring some sunscreen, drinks, snacks, and food on longer trips. After that, you’re ready to fish to your heart’s content with Tailhunter Outdoor Adventures!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Aug 1
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    If spending a whole day on the water sounds like a perfect way to spend your time, you've found your trip! On this 8-hour expedition, you'll have more than enough time to go after a mixed bag of fish – Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Jack Crevalle, and Spotted Seatrout are all in the cards. Come aboard with your favorite snacks, drinks, and food, and the fishing adventure can begin.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Bowfishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    This 8-hour bowfishing trip is a unique experience that will challenge your senses and skills, as well as create some amazing memories. Pack some snacks, food, and drinks, and leave everything else in Capt. John's hands. Your prey is Tilapia that's both fun to catch and delicious. From March to May is the best bowfishing season, but this trip is available year-round.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Aug 1
    $425
    price breakdown
    $425
    If you'd like a bit more time on the water, this 6-hour trip is a great choice for you. There's a wide arrange of species in these waters, including Spotted Seatrout, Snook, Tilapia, Redfish, Jack Crevalle, and more. Don't forget to pack some food, your guide will provide all the gear.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Bowfishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $425
    price breakdown
    $425
    This is a bowfishing and wading trip in one. Spend 6 hours going after Tilapia and come home with a cooler full of delicious fish. You'll have all the necessary equipment on board, it's up to you to bring some snacks if you'd like. The trip's availability is highly dependant on the water conditions.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Bowfishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    Whether you're a passionate bowfisherman or you've always wanted to give it a try, this excursion is a good choice. Join Capt. John on this wading trip and spend 4 hours bowfishing for Tilapia on the most productive fishing grounds around. The best time to go is during the Tilapia spawning season, from March to May, just bear in mind that high water levels affect the fishing conditions.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Night Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 PM
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    Night fishing is a completely different, but equally fun angling experience, and with Capt. John, you get to experience it firsthand. You'll cast your line close to lighted structures in the water and target Ladyfish, Jack Crevalle, Snook, Spotted Seatrout, and that's just to name a few.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Aug 1
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    Go fishing as soon as the sun rises and spend 4 hours on the bountiful flats of Ormond Beach. There's a variety of trips you can expect at the end of your line – Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Tilapia, and more. Bring some refreshments, everything else is provided. Departure times are flexible.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jan 1 - Aug 1
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    These short, but sweet afternoon trips are a great way to press pause and enjoy some fishing and peace that comes with it. Anything from Tilapia to Redfish and Spotted Seatrout is in the cards, and all you need to bring to this trip is your good mood and some snacks. Capt. John will adjust departure times to your preferences, if possible.

About the Captain

John Tarr
Ormond Beach, Florida, Estados Unidos
Angler's Choice
34 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
7 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since Abril 2018
Fishing has always been a part of my life. From the age of 3, when I caught my first Largemouth Bass in Arkansas, the water and fishing is where I wanted to spend the majority of my time. When I moved to Florida in 1983, my grandfather took me under his wing and introduced me to saltwater fishing on the flats. It didn't take long before I knew I had discovered my new passion in life. I was blessed to get a boat at the age of 9 and to live in an area and time when I could explore and fish on my own. It may have only been a 14' skiff, but I felt like a world explorer. I finally had the opportunity to turn my passion into my job. I love sharing my experience, expertise, and love of the outdoors with others. For me, there is nothing better than watching someone's tension melt away as we push away from the dock and head out to the adventure that awaits. Whether the fish cooperate or not, the friendships and memories make this job the best in the world! Beginner or expert, I'm here.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)

Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon
Tilapia Tilapia

Boat Specs

Gordon Boatworks (Flats boat) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 50HP Tohatsu engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
17 ft
Capacity
2 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Fly Fishing
Bowfishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
GPS
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Drinks
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal

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