Holmes Beach Reef Trip

Starting at $920 | 4 - 6 Hours | Inshore, Nearshore | 1 - 6 People
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About Your Trip

The sunny waters off of Holmes Beach, FL are home to some of the best nearshore gamesfish species, and you'll be able to take a shot at all of them on this trip with Captain Taylor! Drop your lines down towards underwater structure and reefs for Black and Gag Grouper, Mutton Snapper, and Hogfish, then get ready to battle these tough fish to the surface. Not only do these fish make great trophies, but they're also excellent table fare!

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About Your Guide

Captain Taylor is a local who grew up on Anna Maria Island. He has six generations of fishing knowledge behind him, and loves showing clients everything he knows about his local waters.

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Start Location

752 Manatee Avenue, Holmes Beach, FL 34217, United States

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Nearshore

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate

Tackle

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.

Beer

Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included

Weather

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.

Lunch

No meal provided.

Species

Black Grouper, Cobia, Gag Grouper, Hogfish, King Mackerel / Kingfish, Mutton Snapper

Techniques

Bottom Fishing, Drift Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Trolling

Gear & Packing

Provided

Fishing License, Snorkeling Equipment, Ice Box, Rods, reels & tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.

Required Items

Nothing additional needed.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 3 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

No license needed for this trip.

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select duration and group size.

Please fill out Trip Date, Duration, Group Size, and Start Time before proceeding.

Reviews

Kevin L.

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June 2, 2022

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Fishing


I would recommend this captain. It was a great day on the water.

Aaron C.

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February 2, 2022

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Fishing


Experienced captain knowing how to find the fish with all the crazy weather patterns.

CHRISTOPHER B.

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November 12, 2021

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Fishing


Loved the battle the jacks put up, reminds me of a smallmouth bass in Maine. My son enjoyed catching a variety of fish. We where on fish all day long. Had a great day.

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 QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code 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!
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