Tampa Bay Live Action

Starting at $900 | 6 - 8 Hours | Nearshore | 6 People | Trip #3967

About Your Trip

Welcome to Tampa Bay, Florida, where the sun is shining, the water is crystal clear, and the fish are biting! Join Captain Phil on a thrilling nearshore fishing adventure aboard his sleek 24' Dorado "hybrid" bay boat. With its shallow draft and powerful engine, this boat is perfect for navigating ... Read More

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines

About Your Guide

Certified Damn Good Guide
Captain Phil is a full-service fishing and hunting guide with over 25 years of local knowledge and experience. He takes a unique approach to inshore and nearshore light tackle sportfishing.

Captain Phil also provides extreme angling experiences for Tarpon, Sharks, Goliath Grouper, and seasonal charters for Lobster and Scallops in ... Read More

Start Location

550 Bahia Beach Blvd, Ruskin, FL 33570, USA | Bodies of water fished: Tampa Bay

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.


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.

Fish Cleaning

No cleaning service provided.

Boat Restroom

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


Hogfish, Kingfish, Mutton Snapper


Artificial Lure Fishing, Bottom Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Trolling

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Sunglasses, Weather appropriate clothing & footwear, Sunscreen. 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
The deposit for this trip is non-refundable (but if the weather is too bad to go out, you will still receive a refund).

Pricing & Availability

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

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C Bunch.


Captain Phil was a great guide. Caught a ton of Snook and Brought home 10 snappers!

John S.


We had a great time. Captain Phil and Jinger was great leading us into some great fishing.

Colt H.


We had a great time with Captain Phil. He was great with my kids we cought numerous types of fish and a couple of sharks.

Landon O.


had a great time and caught a big shark definitely recommend to others

John K.


I was fortunate enough to have the opportunity to fish with CPT Phil. The man knows his fish like no other. We put more fish in the boat than I’ve caught before. He went above and beyond to ensure us a successful day when many of the locals said it ...Read More

David M.


Awesome fishing. We had fish on in 3 seconds and caught over 60 snook and snapper in the first 3 hours. 7 nice snappers for hook and cook and they were amazing. Highly recommend and Phil was awesome.

Gary G.


Captain Phil knows how to find the fish and will flat put you on them. If the bite slows, he’s on to the next place to get the action fast and furious again. Also a great guy to spend the day with. Happy to say there wasn’t ...Read More

Mychael F.


Amazing experience, caught plenty of fish and had a great time with my group. Learned so much from Captain Phil. Completely satisfied customers, (6 of us).

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!