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Tampa Bay Inshore Adventures

100% (7)
24 ft 1 - 6 People $
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Tampa Bay Fishing Classic

100% (10)
21 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Tampa Bay Fishing Trip

100% (4)
21 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Tampa Bay Inshore Action

100% (3)
26 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Inshore Family Fun Fishing

100% (3)
21 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Tampa Bay Inshore Slam

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24 ft 1 - 4 People $$

Most Popular Types of Snook Trips in Tampa

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More Snook Fishing Charters Near Tampa, Fl

Fishing in Tampa
Fishing in Tampa
Fishing in Tampa
trip description for Tampa Bay Inshore/Nearshore Classic in Tampa

Head out for an awesome fishing adventure around Holmes Beach, FL with Captain Joe! On this trip, you'll double up and chase classic inshore species such as Redfish, Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper, Snook, and Spotted Trout, then head a little further out to go after gamefish like Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, and Jack Crevalle. The shallow grass flats in this are full of crabs, shrimp, and baitfish which in turn attract the big gamefish, so you'll have no shortage of opportunities for that personal best! You'll be fishing from the deck of Captain Joe's 23' Ranger bay boat, an ideal vessel for fishing these waters. Fishing the shallow flats requires patience and attention to detail. Fish are spooky in water that is only a couple of feet deep. The beauty of Captain Joe's bay boat is that it has a shallow enough draft to get you good shots up on the flats and in the back bays and inlets, while also having enough room and stability to haul it further out on a nice day! All of Captain Joe' trips include top-tier fishing gear, live bait, licenses, and fish cleaning at end of the trip. There is plenty of room in the cooler as well for your favorite snacks and drinks if you'd like to bring them along as well. Of course, we always recommend that you bring sunscreen, proper clothing, and a pair of sunglasses as well! Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Tampa

Tampa Bay Inshore/Nearshore Classic

NEW
23 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Ruskin
Fishing in Ruskin
Fishing in Ruskin
trip description for Tampa Bay Rod-Bender in Ruskin

If you're looking to get on some spectacular inshore and nearshore sportfish in the Tampa Bay area, there's no better guide than Captain Daryll. He's been fishing these waters his whole life, and he's studied the prime spots and best holes in order to put you on record-setting fish! On this trip, you can target both classic inshore species such as Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Redfish, and Speckled Trout. If you opt to go further out, you can also chase nearshore species such as Black and Gag Grouper, Cobia, and even Blacktip Sharks! These fish are a blast to hook and fight, and taste great as well! You'll be chasing bites using light-tackle techniques, fishing both live bait and lures depending on the season, water conditions, and weather. Captain Daryll is a pro, and he's got an array of tips and tricks to help you hook a personal best! Thomas runs his trips aboard his 24' Skipjack bay boat—an ideal vessel for hunting lunkers in inshore waters. She's fast, with a 200-HP Yamaha engine, and a hull profile that's sharp enough to cut through chop and shallow enough to get into backcountry channels where big fish like to congregate. She's also equipped with a wireless trolling motor to help you sneak up on your targets, plus a live well for bait and an ice box for your keepers. Everything you need will be provided for you, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to bring is sunscreen (lotion only, no spray!), a hat, and a pair of sunglasses to cut the surface glare. Get out there and have a blast! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Ruskin

Tampa Bay Rod-Bender

NEW
24 ft 1 - 3 People $$
Fishing in Holmes Beach
Fishing in Holmes Beach
Fishing in Holmes Beach
trip description for Holmes Beach Fishing Frenzy in Holmes Beach

If you've ever wanted to chase big Redfish, Snook, and Speckled Trout in one of Florida's most idyllic fishing locations, this trip with Captain Scott might be for you! He knows these local waters like the back of his hand, and spends every possible moment on the water observing fish patterns which takes the guessing out of your fishing trip. You'll be going after a range of inshore species with a few different techniques, including light tackle fishing, sightcasting, and bottomfishing for Flounder and Groupers. The fish you'll see on this trip are a blast to catch, and some are great table fare as well! Whether you've caught one fish or one thousand, Captain Scott has some great advice that will improve your skills and help you bag a new personal best! On the day of the trip, you’ll step aboard his beautiful 25' Chris-Craft center console—a perfect boat for these waters. She’s powered by a 250-HP Yamaha, so you’ll spend less time cruising and more time fishing! Captain Scott will provide you with top-of-the-line rods and reels, plus tackle, artificial lures, safety gear, a cooler with ice, and even live bait! Don’t forget to bring your sunscreen, food and drinks, and water. You do not need a Florida Fishing License—your Captain provides it. Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Holmes Beach

Holmes Beach Fishing Frenzy

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25 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Riverview
Fishing in Riverview
Fishing in Riverview
trip description for Night Fishing Trip - 2 PAX in Riverview

Want to escape the Florida heat and cast a few lines after-hours? Join Captain Matt and enjoy an adventurous night of fishing in Tampa Bay, Florida! No matter your age or skill level, there’s a fish out there with your name on it. On this trip you might see some Redfish, Snapper, Sharks, and Tarpon when they're in the area, but the real benefit to night fishing is that it's prime time Snook fishing. These calm water conditions are perfect for beginner to intermediate fishermen/fisherwomen who are eager to reel something in. Even though there is low light, these trips can be super productive because some fish like to feed at night when predators—especially out of water predators like birds and humans—are less of a threat. Snook are one of these nocturnal feeders that love biting at night! 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 can accommodate 4 anglers. Don’t forget to bring any snacks you might need (Captain Matt will have bottled waters on board) as well as a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catch. Captain Matt will provide all rods, reels, and tackle, but feel free to bring your own. Captain Matt catches live bait before the start of each day, as it’s most effective in these waters, so don’t worry about bait! Captain Matt will also clean and fillet your fish at the end of each trip. Get ready for an eventful night on the water with Captain Matt! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Riverview

Night Fishing Trip - 2 PAX

NEW
23 ft 1 - 4 People $
Fishing in Bradenton Beach
Fishing in Bradenton Beach
Fishing in Bradenton Beach
trip description for Inshore Adventure - 26' Stapleton in Bradenton Beach

Get ready for an unforgettable fishing experience in Bradenton, FL on this trip with Captain Austin! You'll be on board his 26' Stapleton center console, hunting down inshore sportfish such as Redfish, Snook, Trout, Tarpon, and more! Captain Austin is a local expert with years of experience fishing the inshore waters of Bradenton, FL. He knows the best spots to catch a variety of fish and with his expert guidance, you'll have the opportunity to reel in some truly impressive catches. As soon as you step aboard his 26' boat, you'll be greeted by top-of-the-line gear and electronics, giving you the best possible opportunity to stack fish or find your new personal best! But it's not just about the fishing; Captain Austin will share his knowledge of the local waters and wildlife, pointing out different marine species such as dolphins, manatees, and sea turtles that may be swimming around. He'll also take you to the most scenic spots where you can enjoy the beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico. Don't miss out on the fishing trip of a lifetime with Captain Austin! Get out there for an action-packed day of inshore fishing, fun, and adventure in Bradenton, FL. Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Bradenton Beach

Inshore Adventure - 26' Stapleton

NEW
26 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Riverview
Fishing in Riverview
Fishing in Riverview
trip description for Tampa Half Day Trip in Riverview

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. For these 4-hour trips, you’ll be testing your casting accuracy as you target Cobia, Gag Grouper, Goliath Grouper, Redfish, Mangrove Snapper, Tarpon, Tripletail, and many more species of fish. 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 can accommodate 4 anglers. Don’t forget to bring food for the day (Captain Matt will have bottled waters on board) as well as a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catch. Captain Matt will provide all rods, reels, and tackle, but feel free to bring your own. Captain Matt catches live bait before the start of each day, as it’s most effective in these waters, so don’t worry about bait! Captain Matt will also clean and fillet your fish at the end of each trip. Get ready for an eventful day on the water with Captain Matt! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Riverview

Tampa Half Day Trip

100% (1)
23 ft 1 - 4 People $
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Everything to Know About Booking a Tampa snook fishing charter

What are the best snook fishing charters in Tampa?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 75 snook trips in Tampa, and the most popular trips in the area are Tampa Bay Inshore Adventures guided by Wade, Tampa Bay Fishing Classic guided by Christopher, and Tampa Bay Fishing Trip guided by Christopher.

Our guides in Tampa are rated a 4.96 out of 5 based on 2560 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a Snook charter include St. Petersburg, Clearwater and Ruskin.

Looking for kid friendly snook guides / fishing lessons in Tampa? Check out our beginner and family friendly snook guides in Tampa.

What types of snook fishing charters are common in Tampa?

Inshore fishing is the most popular for snook in Tampa as well as flats fishing, nearshore fishing, and river fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Tampa are light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, and artificial lure fishing but bottom fishing and trolling are popular as well.

How much do Tampa snook fishing charters cost?

for snook in Tampa prices can range anywhere from about $450 to $1,000, but the average price for a half day trip for snook in Tampa is $579. The average price for a full day trip for snook in Tampa is $877.

What month is best for snook fishing in Tampa?

The most popular season for snook fishing in Tampa is spring, and most anglers book their trips 12 days in advance.

Do I need a Tampa fishing license for snook and what are the bag limits for snook in Tampa?

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Tampa don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in Tampa.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Nick tried his best but the fish just weren't biting. Nick was very nice and knowledgeable we just wish we caught more fish.

    Andy G. with Nick H. of Clearwater, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Did a nice job trying to get us on fish. Hustled his rear off. Seemed a bit overwhelming having 4 on the boat who had never fished the flats before and several being relative novices for just 1 crew member. As a result about 1/3 the time 1-2 of our party weren’t fishing as we could have been. He was working hard though … much appreciated! Would highly recommend a 2nd crew member when there are inexperienced people it will be a tight fit though but think it would improve the experience. Tyson was nice, polite, knowledgeable and very patient thanks for the experience. Would highly recommend especially if you’ve done this type of fishing before. Thanks Tyson!

    Mike D. with Tyson W. of Clearwater, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great guide, great guy, knows his stuff! We will 120% be back.

    Timothy W. with Tyson W. of Clearwater, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great experience with Captain Nick! He was very accommodating to me and my 8 and 4 year old. He put us on fish right away, and most important of all he was safe! Great experience.

    Joel A. with Nick H. of Clearwater, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Although it was a slow day of fishing Captain Robbie worked his butt off to find us some speckled trout to eat and lady fish for fun. I highly recommend Captain Robbie to anyone who wants a guide with local knowledge of the area and knows where the best fishing spots are!

    Paul P. with Robert D. of Tarpon Springs, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great trip with captain nick. Despite the tough conditions we were able to find some fish, will book again.

    Max S. with Nick H. of Clearwater, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had Captain Brett for our day of fishing. What an amazing day we had. We caught multiple fish we could keep and multiple fish we couldn’t keep. We had the experience of seeing multiple species that we didn’t catch. We saw a bull shark, a Goliath Grouper, a loggerhead turtle, and a manatee. We hooked in to a giant. Watching Brett and my brother work together to get this fish in was spectacular. The team work that it took as well as the skill. He was also great for those of us that were less experienced. He was so pleasant and kind while helping me change my techniques so I caught fish verses continuously just feeding the fish. He did great with my teenage son. Brett is a great communicator. We will go with Brett again.

    Shellie K. with Cameron F. of Clearwater, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great day fishing with Captain Nick Hughs! Trip started on time with nearly perfect weather. Boat was ready to go with all the bait and tackle we needed. Although the fish were hard to find, we did land a nice Snook. Nick worked his fanny off trying to get us on the fish. He’s a great Capt. and great host!

    Jan G. with Nick H. of Clearwater, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great time! Cameron was personal and knew what he was doing! We would recommend!

    Justin M. with Cameron F. of Clearwater, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great afternoon of fishing with Captain Wade in Tampa Bay; catching snook and redfish. Wade knows the bay well and he put us in the right spot for the conditions. We were originally scheduled for a Sunday morning trip but when the weather was not looking favorable, he offered to put in an extra long day and take us on Saturday afternoon. He works well with all skill levels and I highly recommend him for your next fishing trip!

    Ben R. with Wade O. of Tampa, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    What a great Captain! Great boat! Easy going and just what we wanted! Can't say enough about a Captain that puts you on a 26 inch trout!! Can you say gator! Thanks for a great day!

    Bill M. with Robert D. of Tarpon Springs, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We really enjoyed our trip with Capt. Robert. The boat was well maintained and the rods were smooth. He was a pleasure to spend the day with and I would have no hesitation to recommend him to anyone looking for a guide. He was friendly, helpful, patient and knowledgeable about the local area and the how's and where's to put fish in the boat. My wife caught her pb trout on this trip and I almost broke mine. He started as our Captain and finished as our friend. When we come back down, there is no need to look for another Capt., we already found the best.

    Bill M. with Robert D. of Tarpon Springs, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We slayed em. Had our limit in trout plus one pompano in an hour. Sport fished for the rest of the time and caught about 50 more large trout. Great trip!!!

    with Robert D. of Tarpon Springs, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Nick is a pro!!! We had so much fun and he put us on a variety of fish. Can't wait to eat our trout for lunch now.

    Ken P. with Nick H. of Clearwater, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Wade was great! We were a bit late getting to the dock due to downtown traffic and we still went out on the water and had a good time. We caught some trout and sheepshead and so many lady fish! He was very informative on techniques and areas to fish. He kept the ride smooth and it was just a beautiful day on the water. So much wildlife out there, dolphins, ducks, pelicans and much more! Thank you for a great day on the water!

    Ashley R. with Wade O. of Tampa, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Super cool and nice had a great time.

    Danyel M. with Robert D. of Tarpon Springs, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had an awesome day on the water with Tommy! He kept us on the fish and sharks all day. If you are looking for an experience like you are out fishing with one of your buddies, Tommy is the type of guide for you.

    Justin L. with Tommy M. of Apollo Beach, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Chris was a awesome guide 5 star

    Robert L. with Christopher T. of Ruskin, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Best time with Capt Jusn and my son. His first time fishing on the Gulf

    David C. with Juan H. of St. Petersburg, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Caught lots of fish. Great communication before and during trip. Lots of fun. Will book with him again.

    Lannie C. with Wade O. of Tampa, Florida

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