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Captain Charlie


Captain Charlie Dehlinger has been fishing the waters of Florida for over 40 years. He has extensive knowledge of fishing the inshore saltwater regions of Mosquito Lagoon and the Indian River at Titusville, Florida. He is a US Coast Guard approved Captain and avid tournament fisherman. He has competed in numerous tournament circuits including IFA Redfish, FLW Redfish,  BASS Federation, Bass Fishing League, Florida Pro Redfish and numerous other bass tournaments. He has fished in over 200 bass tournaments and over 50 redfish tournaments all over the state of Florida. He is a native of Texas but has been in Florida for the past 40 years. He is a graduate of University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida and St. Mary's University School of Law, San Antonio, Texas. Call Captain Charlie now to book your next adventure. 407-496-8687. 

Guide Services


Fishing with Captain Charlie is instructional as well as entertaining. He is well versed in instructing beginning anglers in bass fishing including all techniques such as top water, jerk bait, soft plastics, etc. The same is true for inshore salt water, fishing for redfish, speckled trout and snook. 

Catch and Release


All fishing with Hot Florida Fishing is "catch and release" only. We will never intentionally kill a fish. It is also artificial bait only. 

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Hot Florida Fishing

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