Ultimate Saltwater Fishing Vacations


Embark on the ultimate saltwater fishing vacation with a fully customized vessel from Intrepid Powerboats, which builds some of the industry’s most luxurious saltwater performance fishing boats, “One of a kind. One at a time.”

From the Gulf and ocean waters off Florida’s shores to the deep blue seas off the California coastline, some of the best fishing in the United States can all be enjoyed from the deck of an Intrepid.

Saltwater Fishing Spots in the Florida Keys
The Florida Keys are renowned as a blue ribbon destination for boating, scuba diving, seafood, and saltwater sport fishing and recreation. This renowned Florida island chain extends from inshore flats to the emerald seas of the Gulf of Mexico and the blue-water canyons of the Atlantic Ocean, all of it teeming with an amazing variety of prey.

Experienced saltwater fishermen know that when it comes to getting you and your crew off shore and onto the fish quickly, safely and comfortably, nothing beats the sleek offshore fishing boats custom-built by Intrepid – especially those boasting luxurious overnight accommodations that make for ideal saltwater fishing vacation destinations in and of themselves.

Of all the Keys, Islamorada is known as the sport fishing capital of the world. The tranquil isle is where backcountry sport fishing and saltwater fly-fishing were pioneered!

Popular species that can be hooked in the Florida Keys include:

  • Bonefish
  • Permit
  • Tarpon
  • Redfish
  • Snook
  • Kingfish
  • Sharks (blacktip, spinner, bull and hammerhead)
  • Red grouper
  • Mutton snapper
  • Tarpon
  • Mahi mahi
  • Tuna
  • Swordfish
  • Sailfish
  • Wahoo

Best Fishing Trips in the Outer Banks
Tplaces vacationing saltwater anglers just a short boat ride from the Gulf Stream, where you can experience some of the best blue-water trophy fishing north of Florida. In fact, Hatteras Island is known as the Blue Marlin Capital of the World, where many record-breaking blue marlins have been reeled in over the last century.

The rare white marlin can also be found just off the coast, often at record-breaking lengths.

Dozens of prized saltwater species frequent the Gulf Stream near the Outer Banks, including but not limited to:

  • Striped bass
  • Bluefish
  • Red and black drum
  • Mackerel
  • Sea trout
  • Flounder
  • Pompano
  • Cobia
  • Mahi mahi
  • Tuna
  • Amberjack
  • Kingfish
  • Billfish
  • Wahoo

Saltwater Fishing Vacations in Cape Code
Cape Cod may bring to mind quaint seaside villages, distinctive striped lighthouses and timeless resort destinations like Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket… or possibly even “Jaws.” However, Cape Cod also offers some outstanding saltwater fishing spots, all easily accessed aboard a custom Intrepid powerboat.

Cape Cod’s saltwater fishing and vacation seasons really hit their stride in late June, when striped bass start show up in full force. In fact, from June through August, a veritable who’s who of saltwater sportfish cruise the depths just waiting to be caught.

Other local catches can include:

  • Yellowfin tuna
  • Bluefin tuna
  • Sharks
  • Wahoo
  • Mahi
  • Bonito
  • Billfish
  • False albacore
  • Spanish mackerel

Saltwater Fishing in Virgina Beach
There’s almost no offseason for saltwater fishing in Virginia Beach. Thanks to its ideal location on Chesapeake Bay and the Atlantic Ocean, this is one of the country’s most popular spots for a saltwater sportfishing vacation. The 115-fathom Norfolk Canyon lies just offshore – a perfect place to stalk trophy billfish and tuna.

When you take your Intrepid powerboat out near Virginia Beach, you’ll have the chance to reel in a wide variety of species, including:

  • Yellowfin tuna
  • Cobia
  • Bluefish
  • Wahoo
  • Red drum
  • Striped bass

Take Ocean Fishing Boats Out in San Diego
San Diego is home to the world’s largest sport fishing fleet, and its bountiful waters are complemented by an array of vacation lodging, dining, and world-class attractions along 70 miles of beautiful Pacific beaches. Intrepid’s industry-leading lineup of customized center consoles, walkaround cuddys, and sport yachts are designed and built to command the deep blue waters of the Pacific Ocean like no other vessels on the water.

On an Intrepid outboard powerboat, you’ll cast off from the dock with the confidence of knowing you can get to offshore saltwater fishing grounds with sure-footed speed, comfort and style.

Depending on the season and shore distance, San Diego saltwater anglers can hook tackle-busting bluefin or slightly smaller schools. Regional catches include:

  • Yellowfin
  • Bluefin
  • Yellowtail
  • Albacore
  • Marlin
  • Mako
  • Calico bass
  • Rockfish
  • Billfish

Discover Intrepid’s Premier Saltwater Fishing Boats
Intrepid’s innovative and hand-crafted designs feature impressive fuel capacity and efficiency, unmatched performance, and an enviably smooth, dry ride – all with custom amenities and state-of-the-art equipment combined to create an outboard powerboat or sport yacht that instills unmatched levels of pride and confidence in serious sport fishers.

To start custom-building your one-of-a-kind Intrepid, contact our Dania, Florida, Sales Center at Harbour Towne Marina today: 954-922-7544 or visit IntrepidPowerboats.com.