Captain Joe Byrd was born in 1978 in the city of Orlando, Florida. He was raised as a child aboard his dad’s fleet of commercial fishing boats targeting swordfish, tuna, tilefish, grouper and other various species. Joe has spent his whole life fishing the waters out of Port Canaveral long before the Port became what it is today and was strictly a commercial/recreational fishing port Canaveral.
Behind the scenes Captain Joe is a fun-loving father and husband. His love for the waters has spread throughout his friends and family where even in his time off you will find him there teaching others, fishing with friends, or boating with the family.
Captain Joe has earned the respect of many other Captains and fishermen in the industry over the years and is a great part our team here at Fired Up. Whether just taking the family out for a fun day on the water or a seasoned group of experienced anglers looking to load the fish box, Captain Joe enters every trip with the same enthusiasm enjoying every moment and most importantly having a SAFE and ENJOYABLE trip!!!
Welcome yourself aboard today with Captain Joe for your fishing experience of a lifetime!
Captain Joe has over 35 years experience fishing and boating the inshore and offshore waters of East Central Florida. Joe brings a wide variety of fishing to the table whether it’s trolling for mahi, sailfish, kingfish, and tuna or battling big grouper, amberjacks, snapper, or cobia from the bottom depths. Deep dropping trips are also one of Joe’s favorite kinds of fishing in which he targets tilefish and deep-water grouper. Joe is also very proficient when it comes to fishing the nearshore waters and beaches for the big sharks, goliath grouper, redfish, tarpon, and black drum.