Pricing & Availability

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Species

Gag Grouper

Techniques

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

About Your Trip

Join Captain Matt Yaquinto of Sunstate Fishing Charters and enjoy a thrilling day fishing for Gag Grouper in Tampa Bay, Florida!

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About Your Boat

Boat type: Bay Boat

Boat Manufacturer: Skeeter 230SX

Boat length: 23ft

Engine Manufacturer: Yamaha

Engine HP: 200HP

Number of engines: 1

Extras: GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Fishing definitely runs in the blood of Captain Matt Yaquinto of Sunstate Fishing Charters. His family has been fishing in the Tampa area for 50+ years, and Captain Matt's been fishing these waters since Day 1!

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Reviews

Michael V.
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May 15, 2020


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

Felipe S.
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May 28, 2020


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!

Mike M.
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March 11, 2020


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!

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Nearshore

Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

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.

Tackle

You will need your own tackle.

Boat Restroom

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

Lunch

No meal provided.

Gear & Packing

Provided

Rods, reels, tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses

Required Items

Florida saltwater fishing license

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 7 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

No license needed for this trip.

Start Location

Severn Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606, United States