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Backed by Generations of Experience

Owned and operated by Captain Mike Nelson the 'Knot On Duty' is a fifth-generation charter fishing business based in the Port Orange & Ponce Inlet area. With deep roots in the areas well-documented fishing history, the Nelson family is also one of the most well-respected & influential families for their contributions in to the local fishing industry that we see here today.

Captain Mike acquired his thirst for fishing in his early years, and by his teens he was already working on the local party fishing boats. During these key years, he spent his weekends and summers mastering what his father had already mastered in the 40 years prior and was lucky enough to do it right by his father's side. By the young age of 18, Mike was already a Captain and had established careers on both sport-fishing & charter fishing boats in the area. His vast accumulated knowledge of 5 generations of fishermen rolled into one paved the way for his own charter business today, but that does not truly sum up all that he is. His boat name is a reference to another Nelson family tradition, and he has a long history working for the area's Fire Departments. You'll only catch Captain Nelson when he is "Knot" on duty,

The Knot On Duty is a spacious 29 foot Carolina built Maycraft powered by new twin 150 HP Yamaha engines. With all the bells and whistles, you are sure to have a fantastic day out on the water. No matter the time of year the bottom fishing off the coast of Ponce Inlet is always productive. Common bottom fish species we find here are; a variety of grouper species, a variety of snappers, cobia, and many more. In the spring and summer months, we target sport fish like mahi-mahi, wahoo, king mackerel, amberjack, sailfish, marlin, and tuna. Rest assured this Captain will do everything possible to catch you your trophy fish..

Knot on Duty Fishing Charters Bloodline Port Orange Ponce Inlet Captain Mike Nelson

"At Knot On Duty Fishing Charters, I offer a personalized fishing experience tailored to your needs. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced angler, I have the expertise to help you catch that big fish. Book your fishing trip today and experience the wonders of the deep blue sea!"

Captain Mike

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