Pricing & Availability

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Species

Black Drum, Cobia, Gag Grouper, Goliath Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Snook, Spanish Mackerel, Tarpon, Tripletail

Techniques

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

About Your Trip

Join Captain Matt and enjoy a beautiful morning or afternoon of fishing in Tampa Bay, Florida! No matter your age or skill level, there’s a fish out there with your name on it. Captain Matt knows just where the fish bite, so be sure to listen to his advice.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer: Skeeter 230SX
Boat Length: 23 ft
Engine Manufacturer: Yamaha
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 200 hp
Additional Amenities: 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, Inshore, River, Flats

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

Location

This trip has multiple pickup locations.

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

Find a license for your state here.

Start Location

Severn Avenue, Tampa, FL 33606, United States