Tampa Bay Big Fish Special

Starting at $1300 | 8 Hour | Inshore, Nearshore | 6 People | Trip #3034

About Your Trip

Are you ready for a fish that will test your strength, stamina, and fishing skill? If you can handle the challenge, the “Silver King” is the fish for you. The majestic Tarpon has become the most sought-after game fish in Florida—especially between June and July. During this short window, these ... Read More

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer
Year Built
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor

About Your Guide

Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Joe
Captain Joe, known as "Slobby Joe", has been fishing these waters for as long as he can remember. Despite his name, Captain Joe is anything but a slob, jumping to every challenge with an energy that can only ever come from true passion for the sport. He is a man ... Read More

Start Location

752 Manatee Avenue, Holmes Beach, FL 34217, United States | Bodies of water fished: Tampa Bay

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Nearshore

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.


Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Gag Grouper, Spanish Mackerel, Tarpon


Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Sight Casting, Trolling

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Fishing License, Rods, reels & tackle included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
No license needed for this trip.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping
We use a cashless autopay system. We'll send you a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your boarding pass to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is to tip your guide (we recommend 20%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancel for free up to 1 day before the trip.

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select a trip date, duration, group size and start time.

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Cancel for free up to 1 day before the trip.


Amber G.


Great time out on the water. Nice amenities, great knowledgeable captain. Unsure about who to book with?? Look no more…

Todd F.


Wow! covers the day my son and I Drew had with Joe. He is dedicated to his profession and dedicated to being a cool dude. The fishing was great. We had so much fun. Slobby Joe is your man if you want a great day on Tampa Bay. Thanks Joe!

Steve T.


Been fishing several times with Joe and it is always great. Super personality, great boat and equipment and most importantly he will work his tail off to be sure you have a great time. We had 3 people with inshore slams this trip which was fantastic however he always makes ...Read More

Brooks P.


Joe is a great charter captain. We had him for a fishing tourney as a captain and he put us on the fish and we slammed out. If you are looking for a guide who is going to be personable and teach you a thing or two, Joe is your ...Read More

Roger D.


My son and I enjoyed a great day on the water with Captain Joe and first mate Joe. They were a lot of fun to hang out with and very knowledgeable. They worked hard with a rainy forecast to put us on some fish. I’ve been out with many guides ...Read More

Brendan D.


Awesome experience Captain Joe is great. Hustle and gave my kids a great experience. Will book with him again.

Dustin R.


We had an excellent day on the water. Wind was strong but captain joe dig a great job getting us on fish. My boys caught 50+ fish and 6 different species. We had a blast! Thank you captin Joe. We will see you again

Kimberly A.


I planned a vacation to Florida by myself for the first time and wanted to go fishing. I was a bit nervous about doing a charter alone, but just went ahead and booked it. I had THE best day on the water ever. Joe made me feel so comfortable. We ...Read More

Mitchell Q.


I’m an avid fisherman and have been on numerous chartered fishing trips when on family vacations. We made a late decision and found Joe had an available slot on the following day of booking this trip. I didn’t know what to expect with making a quick decision on zero research. ...Read More

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.
We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.
Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a boarding pass. Just show your guide your boarding pass on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!
In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.
Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!