Fish In Tampa (Weekends) - 23' Ranger

Starting at $499 | 4 Hour | Flats, Inshore | 1 - 4 People
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About Your Trip

Captain Chet is one of the best in the business when it comes to high-quality fishing charters in the Tampa-St. Pete area. With over 25 years of experience, fishing with Captain Chet will undoubtedly be an experience to remember!

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Center Console
Boat Manufacturer: Ranger
Boat Length: 23 ft
Engine Manufacturer: Yamaha
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 150 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor

About Your Guide

Captain Chet was born and raised in Tampa Bay and fell in love with fishing at a young age. He has guided some of the world’s top-name celebrities and politicians (He has fished with Nolan Ryan and Wade Boggs!) Through his passion and hard work, he has earned a living as a full-time guide for over 25 years.

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Start Location

603 Channelside Dr, Tampa, FL 33602, USA

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Flats

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

Blacktip Shark, Gag Grouper, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Snook, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout, Tarpon

Techniques

Drift Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing

Gear & Packing

Provided

Rods, Reels, Tackle, Bait, Ice, Water, Fishing License

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Snacks and Drinks, Weather Appropriate Gear, Sun Protection, Camera, Polarized Sunglasses make a huge difference. Notes: No Spray sunscreen

Required Items

No black soled shoes

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 1 day 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

Matt B.

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May 4, 2021

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Fishing


I have to say that this was definitely a trip of a lifetime. When I booked this trip the Capt. Was fast to respond wanting to know what intrest me and what I was wanting. I told him in a few sentences what we were looking for and man did ...Read More

Kelsey M.

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April 17, 2019

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Fishing


Captain Chet is very down to earth and knowledgeable. For me who doesn’t fish, he was so great with my five year old and really just made our trip so memorable and a great time! Four hours was just enough to enjoy the boat ride and catch some fish while ...Read More

Matthew B.

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March 30, 2021

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Fishing


Had a ton of fun fishing with Captain Chet put us on the snook bigtime and had a couple nice redfish as well!!

Thomas C.

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November 25, 2022

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Fishing


We had amazing weather and an even better captain. We enjoyed fishing and the overall experience. Captain Chet was friendly, entertaining and knew his stuff. We enjoyed every minute and was sad when the day was over. Definitely a must do. Captain Chet was the best!!

Randy H.

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July 7, 2020

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Fishing


Great time Capt Chet does a great job, we caught snook, trout , shark and missed a huge grouper but was great fun. Boat was ready with bait, exactly on time. 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!

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