Fishing Fun Under The Florida Sun - 24' Pathfinder

Starting at $600 | 4 - 6 Hours | Inshore, Nearshore | 1 - 6 People
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About Your Trip

Head out for a sweet 4 or 6 hour inshore/nearshore excursion with Captain Matt or one of his professional guides in Captain Phil and Captain Darius. These three run some of the best charters in Sarasota and are absolute experts at making sure you have a blast out there on the water.

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About Your Guide

Captain Matt: Owner, captain, fishing expert, and veteran Matt re-established his charter business in 2016. Matt operated local inshore and offshore charters for 10 years in Sarasota, FL before the BP oil spill. After the devastating spill, he left the industry to join the Army and serve our country. Matt completed a tour overseas and safely returned home to pursue his lifelong dream and passion! Matt gained his high level of expertise, professionalism, and cleanliness via 20 years of experience operating charters on his boats and running yachts for high-profile owners. While Blue Marlins are his favorite fish to catch, Snook and Tarpon give him the adrenaline-pumping action that made him fall in love with Sport Fishing!

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Start Location

946 Siesta Drive, Sarasota, FL 34242, United States

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.


No meal provided.


Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Snook, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout


Artificial Lure Fishing, Drift Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Sight Casting, Trolling

Gear & Packing


Fishing License, 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.


Shu O.


November 24, 2021



It’s my first time. I don’t know how to put bait on a hook, remove fish from hook. However, I didn’t do anything. They did everything for us. I caught a lot of fish. Especially, I got three big snooks. It was exciting. I thought I got snagged at first. ...Read More

Christine K.


August 27, 2021



They took there time and were very helpful. They made sure that we caught as many fish as possible and took us to many different. We went out to sea but, didn’t have much luck and went inshore and got lucky there. Large Mangrove snapper, snook, and catfish. I would ...Read More

Jourdan E.


August 27, 2021



We had a blast!! The guides were professional and fun. There was great music and everything was perfect. Highly recommend!

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!