Gag Grouper Special

Starting at $500 | 4 Hour | Nearshore | 4 People | Trip #762

About Your Trip

Join Captain Matt and enjoy a thrilling day fishing for Gag Grouper in Tampa Bay, Florida!

You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Matt’s 23-foot bay boat powered by a 200 HP Yamaha engine. This boat is equipped with a GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, and Ice Box. It ... Read More

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer
Skeeter 230SX
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, Ice Box

About Your Guide

13 Years of Experience
Profile photo of Captain Experiences guide Matt
Fishing definitely runs in the blood of Captain Matt. His family has been fishing in the Tampa area for 50+ years, and Captain Matt's been fishing these waters since Day 1!

Captain Matt left his job as a firefighter to pursue his professional fishing charter dreams and has never looked ... Read More

Start Location

Severn Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606, United States | Bodies of water fished: Tampa Bay

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


This trip has multiple pickup locations.


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


You will need your own tackle.

Boat Restroom

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


Gag Grouper


Bottom Fishing, Gigging, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Trolling

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses. 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
Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Pricing & Availability

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

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Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.


Alex K.


We caught our limit in only a half day and almost snagged a few “picture fish” until my son broke his line (we are novices). Overall captain Mike was super friendly, skilled, and knowledgeable. Couldn’t ask for more.

Jeff I.


Celebrate my boy’s birthday. The weather was a little rough captain Matt was trying to get us to change days but we couldn’t work out A-day because of my busy schedule and so he said he would still take us out just let us know it’s gonna be a little ...Read More

Noah M.


Had an awesome day with captain mike. He knew the exact spot on the spot and we were on the fish right away. It was none stop catching. Had a great limit of mangrove snapper in no time. Ended the morning with a Goliath grouper at the boat! Mike did ...Read More

Felipe S.


Captain Matt is a cool dude and knows his stuff. It was my son and I first time inshore fishing off a boat and he really showed us the ropes. I will definitely booking another trip soon and recommend him to my family and friends!

Michael V.


Captain Matt was the perfect person to take my sons and I out. He was really patient since none of us were experienced and took us to some great spots. Caught a lot of fish and kids had a great time. They kept saying we had to go out with ...Read More

Mike M.


Captain Matt worked around my schedule and took me fishing in the afternoon even though what I had booked was a morning trip. It was a very slow day but I still caught several fish. I couldn’t be more pleased with the trip!

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!