Join Capt. Tyler Vollmer for a memorable day of redfish, trout, and black drum fishing on the Indian River & Mosquito Lagoon systems, or the pristine “no motor zone” of the Banana River.

Welcome to Hook Em Flats Fishing Charters. We specialize in

guided fishing trips on the “skinny waters” of the Indian River, Mosquito Lagoon, and Banana River no motor zone, all located near Orlando, Melbourne and Cocoa Beach, for redfish, trout, black drum, and snook

. If you’re a local, or visiting the Orlando attractions, or in town for a cruise out of Port Canaveral, join us for a great day of fishing at one of the world’s premier inshore fishing destinations.


Fish with one of the established “young guns” of the local guide community.

In an industry dominated by older guides, Capt. Tyler is the next generation of young, energetic and knowledgeable fishing guide serving the central Florida area. In several short years, he has quickly earned a reputation as an established, and well respected member of the central Florida fishing guide community. Specializing in fishing with artificial lures, he brings a work ethic, knowledge of local waters, and easy going nature that’s sure to make your trip enjoyable. The high percentage of business he receives from return customers serves as a testimony to his commitment to customer satisfaction.


Motor or No Motor, the choice is yours!

Capt. Tyler has two boats you can choose from. First there’s a traditional flats fishing boat, customized for fishing the shallow waters of the Mosquito and Indian River lagoon system. The boat can accommodate up to 2 anglers of any age and experience. If you’re an experienced angler looking for a truly memorable trip Capt. Tyler also has a customized canoe used for trips to the pristine waters of the “no motor zone”. As the name suggests these waters are off limits to motorized watercraft. Capt. Tyler can accommodate 1 angler on this very unique trip.

Flats Charter (Max. 2 Anglers) or No Motor Zone (Max. 1 Angler)
1/2 day (4 hours) $350
3/4 day (6 hours) $450
Full day (8 hours) $550
A $100 deposit is required at time of booking. Online booking is available for your convenience.


Big Redfish Caught In Banana RiverOwned and operated by Capt. Tyler Vollmer, Hook Em Flats Fishing Charters is a full service fishing guide service operating out of Cocoa, Florida. We specialize in 1/2 day, 3/4 day, and full day trips on the Indian River Lagoon, Banana River, and Mosquito Lagoon targeting redfish, speckled sea trout, black drum, snook, tarpon and a variety of other saltwater species.

We’re less than an hour’s drive from the popular tourist destinations of Orlando and Daytona Beach, and only 30 minutes from the many cruise ships that call Port Canaveral home. If you’re a visitor to central Florida, a guided fishing trip doesn’t only provide for great fishing action, it’s also an excellent way to explore the natural beauty the area has to offer. Porpoises, alligators, manatees, and a variety of water fowl are a regular part of a day out fishing with Capt. Vollmer.

We welcome anglers of all ages and skill levels. All of our trips are customized to the skill level and desires of the customer. Capt. Vollmer loves to teach and share his passion for fishing, so if you’re an inexperienced angler you’ll not only enjoy the day, but you’ll learn a lot as well. If you’re an experienced angler looking for the challenge of stalking and site casting for large redfish and black drum, Capt. Tyler has the know how to get you in range of the fish you’re looking for.

For more details about the trips we offer please check out the “Trip Details” page. We look forward to fishing with you.

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