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Join Captain Mike on a memorable fishing adventure on the waters outside of St. Petersburg, Florida!...Read More
Captain Mike knows just where the fish bite around these parts, so listen closely to his advice - you could land yourself a trophy-sized fish!
You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Mike’s 24-foot Mako, a center console that is equipped with a 225 HP Johnson Evinrude engine. She also comes with a GPS, fishfinder, live bait well, and an ice box.
Captain Mike likes to run fun trips! He will bring the energy as well as his drone and go pro so he can shoot quality videos while you reel in the likes of Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Trout, Sheepshead and maybe even catch an epic shot of a Silve King soaring out of the water!
Captain Mike likes to launch out of two different spots in the St. Pete area: Maximo (the address listed) is where he goes to wear out sheepshead, trout, and other inshore species for some rod bending action. His other launch is E.G. Simmons park which gives you closer access to the backcountry where you can chase Big Reds and Snook!
All the rods, reels, tackle, lures, licenses, and live bait come included with your trip, and Captain Mike will also clean and fillet your fish after your tirp at no extra charge! He will have bottled waters on board, but feel free to bring your own food and beverages. Don’t forget a hat, sunscreen, and a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catch.
No matter if you’re a beginner or a seasoned professional, Captain Mike will lead the way!
Captain Mike is a US Army Veteran with a love of fishing. Mike enjoys teaching and helping guests. No matter if it’s your first time on the water, or you’re a seasoned pro, Captain Mike has the ability to promote your success while having fun. Captain Mike is also fully licensed, insured and has all the permits required to guide in the waters of Tampa Bay. Your safety, satisfaction and success throughout your fishing experience and adventure is his highest priority.
We had awesome trip with capt Mike. He is very pleasant, knowledgeable and patient. With his guidance we caught snappers, red fish, snook, and cat fish and kept 12 great sized snappers😊
Well we had alot of hope for the morning and some good catches however the Red Tide and Elsa comin totally messed up all our big plans. Captain took us to all his hot spots tryin to get us fish but it just wasn’t meant to be today. ...Read More It was okay. We had a nice day on the water with good company. Managed to have 3 dolphins follow us for a bit and seen some string rays (which I have always wanted to see in the wild). Just goes to show even w the fish not biting we still had a great day! Thanks for a great day! Hopefully next time we come when there are better conditions!
Ive been on charters before but this one was unique in a lot of ways. Our first stop we had fish on in less than 10 minutes. Each spot we were on the fish. We caught reds, trout, puffer, snook, ladyfish, sheepshead, even a stingray. Mikes wealth of knowledge and ...Read More love of fishing made for a fantastic and informative trip. Couldn’t have asked for anything more. I highly recommend booking a trip with him.
Had a great day in/around the bay with Capt. Mike and Angela. Mike knows his way around the area and has some awesome tips and tricks for landing a variety of fish. Hit multiple spots, caught fish at each spot. Had a good time and went home with some great ...Read More fish! Check the red! You feel like you’re fishing with friends when you’re out with Down Range Charters.
We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only catch fish, but show you a great time on the water, 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 go fishing. 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.
We're always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
All rods, reels, and tackle are included.
This guide will clean your catch for you.
Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.
You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.
No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.
No meal provided.
Rods, Reels, Tackle, Bait, Ice, Water, Fishing License
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Snacks and Drinks, Weather Appropriate Gear, Sun Protection, Camera Note: No Spray Sunscreen
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%).
The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.
Where to Buy a Fishing LicenseFind out more about licenses here.
Sunshine Skyway Lane South, St. Petersburg, FL 33711, United States