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The Boat

We will be fishing out of a Seafox 18 foot bay boat, powered by the dependable 4 stroke Yamaha outboard and rated for up to 6 people. We can fish with up to 4 guests.  Features include trolling motor up front to sneak up on fish, flip up cushioned seats in the back, Bluetooth speakers with Spotify music, dual livewells, storage compartments, dry box, and dry bag on board. In addition, it's equipped with all required and extra safety equipment including a state of the art EPIRP (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon). 

What to bring

For Fishing Trips - Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, a small cooler to keep in your car to bring fish fillets home in, food and drinks, a few beers are fine but please not in excess. All bait and tackle is provided and will be rigged and ready. If you want to bring your favorite rod that is fine, just let the Captain know in advance.  A cooler with ice will be provided on-board for your food and drinks. Please limit large bags as they take up room on the boat.

 

For Sandbar/Egmont key trips-Hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, camera, towels food and drinks, beer and wine if desired.  A cooler with ice will be provided on-board.  Please discuss with captain before the trip if you would like beach chairs, rafts, or snorkel equipment.

 

What to expect

Fishing Trips - Come with a good attitude and be prepared to have a good time. The Captain will do everything he can to put you in the best position to catch fish. We normally will move around until we find a good bite. Be patient and enjoy the experience . Have realistic expectations and you will have a good time. It's important that you are comfortable; if you feel it's to rough for you please notify the Captain and we will move out of the wind. 

Sandbar/Egmont key trips- Be prepared to have a good time. These trips are totally customized to you. You can lay out on the sandbar, relax on a raft, grab a drink, snorkel, fish, stroll the shallow waters, explore the island, and look for manatees and dolphins.  The Captain will be happy to grill out on the sandbar and serve you with some of his legendary cooking, just please discuss with Captain before trip if you would like to grill out.

Where to meet

We can meet really anywhere in Venice, Sarasota, or Bradenton. Discuss with Captain where you are coming from and we will agree on a convenient pick up location. Common pick up locations are Bay Island Park Siesta Key Sarasota,  10st steet boat ramp Sarasota, KenThompson Park on St. Armands Circle, Warner's Bayou boat ramp Bradenton, Kingfish boat ramp Bradenton, Coquina Beach boat ramp Anna Maria island (tarpon trips)

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