Offshore Sportfishing Adventure - 25’ Sportsman

Starting at $1275 | 6 - 8 Hours | Nearshore, Offshore | 1 - 4 People
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About Your Trip

Once you've taken an offshore trip with Captain Taft, you'll be addicted to deep sea fishing! The waters around Port St. Joe & Cape San Blas are some of the most fertile and finest fishing grounds on the Gulf, and are home to a variety of hard-fighting and delicious reef and pelagic species.

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About Your Guide

Book your trip with Captain Taft, a retired Navy officer and US Coast Guard Licensed Charter Captain, who has a lifetime of experience fishing these waters. He offers a wide variety of fishing and sightseeing trips for all the family. From Indian Pass, St. Joe Bay, Cape San Blas and the Offshore waters of the Gulf Of Mexico, this charter has the flexibility and variety you need to design the Port St Joe adventure you have been dreaming of.

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Start Location

340 Marina Drive, Port St. Joe, FL 32456, United States

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Offshore, 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.


You can play your own bluetooth music.


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

Federal Permit

This boat is federally permitted to go deep offshore.

Boat Restroom

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

Live Bait

No live bait provided.


No meal provided.


Cobia, Gag Grouper, King Mackerel / Kingfish, Lane Snapper, Mangrove Snapper, Red Grouper, Red Snapper, Vermillion Snapper


Artificial Lure Fishing, Bottom Fishing, Cut Bait Fishing, Drift Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing

Gear & Packing


Fishing License, Ice Box, Rods, reels & tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

No Bananas, Spray Sunscreen or Black sole shoes

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.


Michael T.


February 22, 2022



We had a great day fishing with Capt Taft. We knew conditions would be variable in late February, but the weather some what cooperated. However the fish did not. Capt Taft did his best searching several spots to find us some fish. The wind and currents just would not cooperate. ...Read More

Tyler G.


November 26, 2021



Captain Taft got us on fish despite the non-ideal conditions. We were a group of four and everyone caught fish and the the ladies out fished the men. Beyond the fishing we had a great time with Captain Taft and enjoyed the great conversation. We would recommend Captain Taft to ...Read More

Bryan D.


February 19, 2021



We went on a morning half day trip. Captain was knowledgeable and courteous and had all the equipment needed. It was a very cold morning and not ideal for fishing but Taft made sure we caught some fish and had plenty for several delicious meals. I would ...Read More

Trista G.


December 3, 2021



We came to Florida at a bad time of the year for most touristy things but Captain Taft was determined to make sure we all got to reel something in. 5 more minutes if we dont get a bite we are moving! Will definitely come back in a better season ...Read More

Chris M.


July 14, 2021



Set out early and was on the gulf within 10 minutes. Another 30 or so minutes and we were in blue water with lines in the water. Snapper were hungry and we had half our limit within an hour. Taft was quick with everything and made sure my son had ...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 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!