Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What should I bring?

Protecting yourself from the sun is very important.  Sunscreen, polarized sunglasses and a hat are highly recommended.  You can bring drinks and snacks along, please base this on the length of your trip.  There is a cooler with waters & ice on board that is available for your convenience.  A camera and a rain jacket is always a great idea.

How do I book my trip?

A $200 non-refundable deposit is required to hold your day.  A deposit can be made with a credit card, ApplePay, Venmo or check.  Once your deposit is received, your date is now locked in the books.  Between then and your fishing trip, please feel free to call with any questions or concerns you may have. 941-702-9043  *Please read the cancellation policy on the trips & rates page.*

Can children come along?

Of Course!  Children are highly encouraged to come along.  Captain Chris prides himself in taking the time to teach kids the techniques and tactics to have a successful day on the water.  *PLEASE NOTE* A child under the age of 6 or a child that can not swim must wear a USCG-approved Type I, II or III personal flotation device (Life Jacket) while on board a vessel while the vessel is underway.  Please bring your child's pfd along with you.

Do I need to bring fishing rods and a fishing license?

No. All equipment and tackle plus your fishing license is always provided on your fishing trip.

What kind of boat are we fishing on?

You will be fishing from a 24' Lake and Bay Backwater.  It has a 250hp Yamaha SHO 4 stroke.

Can we bring alcohol?

Yes. Please try not to bring any glass on the boat.

Where are you going to pick us up?

The pickup locations are but not limited to: Burnt Store Marina, Placida Park boat ramp, Pineland Marina, Laishley Park Marina, Ponce De Leon Park, Charlotte beach public boat ramp.  Please call before your trip to set our meeting location.