Your safety is our main concern. Here is our plan- Social Distancing: Maximum of 4 guests, must be from the same household. Boat disinfected after every trip. We will bait your hook or remove your catch but keep us at a fishing pole’s length. Wash Your Hands: Fresh water, bleach and soap bucket on board. Fresh Air and Sunshine: On a moving boat! Bring your mask if you like. Crew will wear masks to protect you. Sick? Stay Home: Observe the 14-day quarantine rule; then come back.

Your trip will take place aboard ‘Gone Coastal’, a spacious vessel with plenty of room for 6 anglers. She is a 38’ Bertram Convertible with a pair of 300 HP Caterpillar engines and can cruise at a top speed of 20 knots.

Gone Coastal is fully outfitted with advanced technologies and electronics. The boat has a galley with a freezer, multiple coolers, sleeping areas for 4 passengers, a full marine toilet, and 2 showers.

Maritime Operations will work hard to make that special occasion one to remember. The crew will assist you throughout the adventure from baiting your hooks to serving and cleaning up. Catering might also be available if requested prior to the trip.

Your day out will take you fishing the local artificial reefs, wreck, and offshore grounds. You will be able to enjoy a heavy tackle workout, hit the reefs for Grouper and Snapper, and troll for Kingfish and Spanish Mackerel. Barracuda, Tuna, and more species are also among the popular catches!

All fishing licenses, rods, reels, lures, and tackle will be provided by the crew. Live bait will also be available if the day calls for it, along with a complimentary fish cleaning service. Tips for good service are customary.

Please note that everyone who comes aboard will need to sign a waiver.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,200
    This full-day trip is one for the anglers out there who want to fish until they drop from exhaustion. You'll be fishing for a whole number of different saltwater species, including King and Spanish Mackerel, Barracuda, Snapper, Tuna, Tarpon, Grouper, Hogfish, and others.
  • Private trip
    Three-Quarter Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $875
    This trip will begin as early as 7:30 in the morning and end at around 3 in the afternoon. You will be able to target a large variety of species by trolling and bottom fishing, including King and Spanish Mackerel, Barracuda, Snapper, Tuna, Grouper, Hogfish, and more. Your potential catch will depend on the season, weather, and what’s biting. You will be fishing up to 20 miles out.
  • Private trip
    Half Day PM
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $675
    This afternoon trip will take you fishing within 10-20 miles from shore. You will be hitting the local reefs and hot spots, where you will be able to bottom fish for Grouper, Snapper, Grunt and Hogfish, troll for Pelagics and pick up Tuna and Barracuda. Your potential catch will depend on the season and the weather.
  • Private trip
    Half- Day AM
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $675
    A half-day trip on Gone Coastal usually gets underway at 7:30 am and we venture out to local reefs and other fishing spots, usually within 10-20 miles of shore. Depending on the season, we may fish on the bottom for grouper or snapper, grunts or hogfish. Or, we may troll with bait and/or lures for pelagic species like King or Spanish mackerel and may pick up barracuda, tuna or other species, depending on the location, weather and time of year. We are usually back at the dock by 1 pm.
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About the Captain

Gary Spivack
Redington Shores, Florida, United States
27 Fishing Reports
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66 Customer Reviews
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Member since April 2018
I have been in Florida for several years and enjoy fishing the Gulf of Mexico waters myself. Fishing is always a challenge and is never the same day twice. I am a "people person" and have lots of fun with the people I meet as a charter captain. I have ten years experience as a charter captain on the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River running a tour boat. I was also an assistance tow captain for TowBoatUS on the Chesapeake Bay and here in the Tampa Bay area as well as a boatswain's mate in the US Coast Guard. Charter fishing is the best of all worlds to me.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)
Hogfish Hogfish

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Scup (Porgy) Scup (Porgy)
Snapper (Lane) Snapper (Lane)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)

Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Snapper (Yellowtail) Snapper (Yellowtail)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Boat Specs

Bertram Mk III Convertible (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1982. Powered by 2 300HP Caterpillar 3208-T engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
90%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
82%
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6 Hour Trip

VERIFIED   Three-Quarter Day Trip on June 30, 2020
I booked the six hour trip with Maritime Operations, LLC trip due to the previous reviews, the boat, the price and to the location...
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8 hour trip with Capt. Gary and Jose

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on April 16, 2021
Great day with Capt. Gary and First Mate Jose. This was our second trip with them and as always we had a great time. Hooked...
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VERIFIED   Half- Day AM on September 25, 2020
What can you say. Captain Gay and his first mate Jose were simply the best. They made our trip with them a completely position...
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VERIFIED   Half- Day AM on April 3, 2021
Unfortunately, the weather didn’t cooperate with us, but Captain Gary was awesome at keeping in contact with us. He also...
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Great Trip, Great Captain, Great Crew

VERIFIED   Half- Day AM on July 30, 2020
My son and I had a wonderful time, caught a lot of fish and made great memories!! Captain Gary and mate Jose were extremely...
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FAQs about Maritime Operations LLC

Maritime Operations LLC offers the following trips to customers:
  • $675 per group - Half Day PM (4 hours)
  • $675 per group - Half- Day AM (4 hours)
  • $875 per group - Three-Quarter Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Maritime Operations LLC, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Full marine toilet facilities)
  • Air Conditioning (Available dockside only)
  • GPS (3 active units)
  • Fishfinder (2 active units)
  • Bed (Sleeps four in 2 cabins)
  • Flybridge (Seating for 5 guests)
  • Live Bait Well (Portable units)
  • Kitchen (Full galley)
  • Refrigerator (In galley with freezer)
  • Ice Box (Multiple coolers on board with ice available)

Trips booked with Maritime Operations LLC include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Or you can bring your own)
  • Live Bait (If the day calls for it)
  • Lures (Provided)
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (We clean your catch)
  • First Mate (Experienced mate to help with fishing)
  • Fishing License (charter boat license for all guests)

Maritime Operations LLC offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing (We follow the bait)
  • Offshore Fishing (Depending on season, type of fish)
  • Reef Fishing (Local artificial reefs)
  • Wreck Fishing (Depends on the species and season)

Maritime Operations LLC offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Bottom Fishing (Reef fishing for Grouper/Snapper)
  • Trolling (Kings, Spanish Mackerel, Bonita, barracuda, etc.)
  • Drift Fishing (Live bait drift when appropriate)

Top targeted fish species with Maritime Operations LLC include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Hogfish
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Scup (Porgy)
  • Snapper (Lane)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Spanish Mackerel