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Cpt Matt has the perfect demeanor for a charter fishing guide - he was very patient with me and my son, extremely knowledgeable of local game species, and able to anticipate his fishing clients' needs. He was quite alert and put us onto tarpon and sharks early on our trip. While moving to another spot that afternoon - Matt spotted a school of fish and he quickly decided to put us onto them as well. My son boated a handsome jack crevalle that put up a stubborn fight. Many skippers would have passed right by them without even thinking twice. Things slowed down and Matt kept an eagle eye open for big game fish. We had hooked and lost several large sharks - finally, he got my son hooked up on a 80 lb blacktip that gave my boy a great workout. It was a beautiful fish! My son is still thumping his chest.
Great guide for inshore fishing. We caught snook,redfish,and flounder.You will have a good fishing experience with captain Chris,and all the gear is furnished.
I wanted to go out fishing but had no knowledge of fishing in this area. I called Captain Tim and he took me out and we had a great day! We had a lot of fun and I learned a lot about fishing in the gulf. I highly recommend calling Tim!
We (3) had a good time. Caught quite a few fish. A few small Macks and so many grouper we lost count. Most had to ge back due to size. but we had more than enough keepers.
I am a fishing guide, working to catch fish in the Tampa Bay Area. I mainly use artificial lures to catch fish. You might see many types of wildlife, birds, sharks, manatees, dolphins and fish.
Docked at the Clearwater Marina on Clearwater Beach, Florida, the Dos Amigos fishing boat is conveniently located from Tampa, St. Petersburg and Orlando. Clearwater Beach is on the beautiful gulf coast of Florida, where the sun shines 360 days a year. Whether you're an avid angler or novice, a vacationing family, or businessman, the Dos Amigos can accommodate you. We also can customize the length of trip to meet your needs. Fishing in Clearwater on the West Coast of Florida is awesome! We have some of the best fishing and weather for sportfishing anywhere in the country. Captain Tom Sprague will make you feel right at home with his warm hospitality. The Dos Amigos fishing boat offers a variety of fish to target. In the spring, summer, and fall, we catch king mackerel, Spanish mackerel, barracuda, bonito, tuna, dolphin, wahoo, sailfish, grouper, snapper, amberjacks, and more. In the winter, we catch grouper, snapper, amberjack and many other reef fish. The Gulf of Mexico offshore west Florida is well-known for its calm sea conditions and excellent year-round deep sea fishing. Clearwater is located just west of Tampa, Florida and directly on the Gulf of Mexico. It is the perfect point to access and enjoy this great deep sea fishing. Depending on the fishing season, you will catch all sorts of different species of fish while fishing offshore on our boat. Deep sea fishing on the Gulf of Mexico for grouper and snapper is excellent just about anytime of the year. Other offshore fish such as kingfish, cobia, tuna, amberjack, Spanish mackerel, dolphin, shark, barracuda, sailfish, permit, and mahi are caught as they seasonally migrate through these deep sea waters. Our fishing crew has been fishing the offshore waters of the Gulf of Mexico for many years and know where and how to catch big fish. Our 35' deep sea charter fishing boat offers a huge cockpit for fishing as well as padded gunnels for your comfort. This offshore fishing charter boat is rigged for serious fishing and easily accommodates up to six fishing anglers! We offer 4-, 6-, 8-, 10-, 12-, 15-,18- and up to 24-hour deep sea offshore fishing trips.
With 30 years of experience fishing in Florida waters, Gamefish Guide Services' personal guide and fishing instructor Britt Matthias has a passion for fishing that he lives to share with others. Gamefish Guide Services offers customized fishing lessons and personal guide services. Whether you are an aspiring angler looking to learn fishing basics or a seasoned angler wanting to boost your know-how and get the inside scoop on local hotspots, Gamefish Guide Services can help you achieve your goals and catch more fish! GGS services and clinics include: - Learn to fish from shore, bridges, or your own boat; fresh and salt water and near and offshore instruction are available. - Target species (grouper, shark, snapper, tarpon, mackerel, etc.) - Learn to identify fish species and know FWC regulations - Fish Cleaning 101 - Learn to rig artificial and live bait. - Catch your own bait! Learn to cast net! - Tips on local fishing and where to find seasonal hotspots. - One-on-one and group lessons and clinics. - Enjoy the luxury of a private charter on your own boat with a customized trip and personal guide. - New boat owners: GGS offers Know Your Boat: lessons on boating safety, anchoring and docking, setting up your boat for efficient fishing, boat and trailer maintenance, trailering, and troubleshooting engine problems. - Learn to fish, or fish better! After a lesson with GGS, you're guaranteed to consistently land more fish! Book your service today. Call us.
The Tampa Bay area has some of the world's premier fishing grounds, and the angling is excellent year round. Tampa Fishing Charters has phenomenal inshore fishing for tarpon, snook, red fish, trout, king fish, Spanish mackerel, flounder, sharks, black drum, sheepshead, and many other species, depending on the time of year. Fish inshore with us during the late spring and summer to feel the exhilaration of catching large tarpon on light tackle. These spectacular fish are known for their aerobatic, drag screaming runs. Massive amounts of snook, red fish, and trout inhabit our waters, and we fish for them when we are not fishing for tarpon. In the early spring, king fish and cobia migrate through the Tampa Bay area, and we target them when we can safely operate in the Gulf of Mexico. As you can see, Tampa Fishing Charters always has something special to offer. Family fishing is one of our fortes. Whether it is a birthday, vacation, or just a day to spend with your child, we are here to make your day enjoyable and peaceful. With the differing species surrounding the area, we are able to capture a child's attention by putting them on these fishes. Captain Rick frequently fishes with his four children who have been angling since they were old enough to walk. So, bring your young ones along to make a lasting memory on a relaxing fishing charter.
We offer light tackle fishing on the gulf and bay waters of Anna Maria Island and Longboat Key, FL. Fish for snook, trout redfish and more! We have been a licensed and insured guide for over 20+ years.
I offer Charlotte Harbor fishing charters. I am a full-time guide providing fishing trips seven days a week, including holidays. As a Florida native with a lifetime of experience on the water, my passion is fishing and exploring the waters of SW Florida. I am always on the hunt for new places, and keeping up with where the fish are. Everyday out on the water is a new adventure. It doesn't matter if you're experienced or a beginner, bringing the kids and the wife, my goal is to provide you a great day on the water, catching fish.
Professional inshore fishing charter captain, licensed and insured. Fish aboard my 2013 24’ Skeeter bay boat with a 250 Yamaha targeting redfish, snook, trout and tarpon.
I don't watch the clock we do what ever it takes to put fish in the box!
No fish, no pay... guaranteed! We have the very best of all-species light tackle fishing in Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg and surrounding areas -- tarpon, snook, redfish, seatrout, cobia, grouper, snapper, Spanish mackerel, king mackerel, big sharks, and more. Book now for the fishing trip of a lifetime!
Captain Steve Betz is a full-time professional Tampa fishing guide specializing in fishing Tampa's flats and bay. Redfish, snook, trout, tarpon, and many other species are his specialties. He is USCG licensed. Tampa Fishing Charters -- call us today!
We live by the motto "attitude is everything", we face every situation with a smile. If the fish aren't biting, we go find the ones that will. We don't stop fishing until all of our customers are satisfied.
I am a full-time Boca Grande fishing guide who fishes 250+ days a year and fishes 15+ tournaments all over the country. As a full-time Boca grande fishing guide I consider fishing to be my profession, not an expensive hobby. As a professional, I present myself as just that. I want you to come back and tell all your friends that you had an experience of a lifetime while on one of my Boca Grande fishing charters.
We offer offshore fishing charters for maximum of 6 people fishing for grouper, snapper, kingfish, cobia, etc. All bait, tackle and licenses are provided. We offer fishing charters out of John's Pass in Madeira Beach, Florida.
Join Dave Loger, the only exclusive paddle-fly fishing guide on West Coast Florida. Dave will guide you every step of the way on some of the most pristine waters of South West Florida in Boca Grande, Placida, Englewood and Punta Gorda. As our name implies, your fly fishing adventure is propelled using only paddle or push pole power and its silent attributes. A fight with an inshore brawler like a redfish usually begins with an exciting hook-up in skinny water, then the "canoe sleigh ride". Snook blasting flies on the beach or underneath the dock lights at night are also an experience we specialize in. At the end of the fight, you have both hands full of fish and a picture to prove it!
I am a 15-year full-time in-shore fishing guide. I specialize in fly fishing and light tackle. I fish for tarpon, snook, redfish and many other sport fish native to south Florida and the Boca Grande Gasparilla areas. I am a very easygoing guide who is happy with kids, as well as novice anglers and best anglers searching for world records. I am full-time. I am also a third generation guide to the southwest coast of Florida.
Capt. Ted Nesti, a U.S. Coast Guard insured and licensed charter captain, is a native of Florida, born and raised on St. Pete Beach. He has fished the inshore waters of the Pinelas county and Tampa Bay area, including the Gulf of Mexico for over 30 years. From his fully equipped 2008 Carolina Skiff 198 DLV Elite and 115 Evinrude E-TEC engine, Capt. Ted specializes in inshore and light tackle fishing, targeting redfish, snook, trout, sharks, and sheepshead. Charters include license, tackle, and bait. For a great day on the water, just bring lunch, drinks, sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, and your enthusiasm.
North Port, FL
Cape Coral, FL
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