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Experience the Best Inshore & Nearshore Fishing Adventure in NE Florida

Recess Sportfishing


About Recess Sportfishing

            The origins of Recess Sportfishing go back to the early ‘90s when Dave Workman, Jr. and Frank Cole collaborated on the design, construction, outfitting and fishing of “RECESS”.  A custom boat built by Tides Boatworks of Irvington, Virginia, “RECESS” set a new standard in small sportfishing boats.  At 27’10” long and powered with a 300 horsepower Caterpillar diesel engine, “RECESS” was a “small big boat” – a stable, fast and economical platform for chasing big fish in big water. 

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The Fishing

Northeast Florida offers one of the most diverse marine environments in North America.  From remote and intricate backcountry creeks to the wild and expansive Atlantic Ocean, the Jacksonville area provides year-round fishing opportunities for an extensive variety of gamefish and great eating table fare.

Our Boats

Recess Sportfishing is one of the few Northeast Florida guide services to offer two different boats to its clients, each specially designed, built and outfitted to provide the absolute best opportunity to pursue any targeted species in virtually any fishable conditions.

Hells Bay
2002 16' Hells Bay Waterman
 Technical Poling Skiff with 40hp Mercury 4 stroke outboard
2016 24' Pathfinder TRS with 300 hp Yamaha 4 stroke outboard

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