Tide Flies Fishing Charters - Bass

Florida’s saltwater fishing may be the talk of the town but never underestimate the bountiful and exciting Bass fishing that the Sunshine state has to offer. Tide Flies Fishing Charters is keen on showing you just why dismissing Florida’s fresh waters is a mistake!

Captain Nick Halenkamp will be your friendly guide on this fishing journey. He’s been fishing the fresh waters of Florida since he was a little boy when his mother inspired him to become an angler. He knows where the hottest secret fishing spots for Bass are and he’ll gladly take you to them. He knows that keeping you happy requires more than just showing you to the best fishing spots and Capt. Nick prides himself on providing you with excellent customer service – he’ll clean and fillet your catch and will work very hard to make you as comfortable as possible.

You will fish from his 22’ flats boat, manufactured by the Aguasport company. She can comfortably hold you and your 3 best fishing buddies, without tangling lines. You can rely on Captain Nick to help you out with anything you need, from rigging your bait to giving you the best casting technique for the local Bass. You will fish three gorgeous lakes in this area: Lake Seminole, Lake Tarpon, and Alligator Lake.

The minimum age for children is 3 and above, the captain will provide you with all safety equipment. Tide Flies Fishing Charters supplies customers with quality equipment, just remember to bring sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, and a waterproof camera to capture your record catch.

Come on down and join Tide Flies Fishing Charters for an exciting freshwater fishing adventure in the heart of the Sunshine State!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    This trip will take you after the famous Largemouth Bass that lives in the area. The captain will provide you with light tackle and rods, as well as fly fishing equipment.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    This trip gives you 6 hours on the water, fishing Lake Seminole for Largemouth Bass. The captain provides light tackle and fly fishing equipment.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $350
    Come cast your line in renowned Lake Seminole and catch one of the most iconic game fish in the world: Largemouth Bass! The captain provides light tackle and fly fishing gear.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $350
    This quick trip in the afternoon includes 4 hours of fishing on Lake Seminole for Largemouth Bass. The captain will provide light tackle and fly fishing gear.

About the Captain

Nick Halenkamp
Seminole, Florida, United States
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15 Customer Reviews
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Member since May 2017
Captain Nick Halenkamp is a true local, born and raised in the area. He was taught how to fish by his mother and became enamored with the amazing Bass fishing Florida has to offer. Years later he discovered that saltwater fishing was his passion too and decided to expand his skills in that area. He's been fishing for the past 15 years and loves passing his vast knowledge of the local waters on to his customers. Capt. Nick takes pride in his customer service skills, knowing that it takes more than a good fishing spot to keep your customers happy – he works very hard ensure that all of his guests have an amazing time on the water, no matter what their catch is.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth) Bass (Largemouth)
Bream (Black) Bream (Black)
Crappie Crappie

Boat Specs

Aguasport (Bay boat) originally built in 1986, and restored in 2014. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days 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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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Tara R.
Caddo Valley, AR
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Captain Nick was great!!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 22, 2021
We had a wonderful trip and my 13 yo boy can’t wait to come back and go fish again with Captain Nick. Thanks Nick for a great...
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on July 23, 2021
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San Juan
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Half day trip captain Nick

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on February 3, 2021
Great trip! Cold day. Not tons of action. Overall fun trip.
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Bensalem, PA
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Four Hour Trip with Captain Nick

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on August 17, 2018
Our experience with Captain Nick was a good one. Nick was honest and upfront about the fishing conditions. It was extremely...
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FAQs about Tide Flies Fishing Charters - Bass

Tide Flies Fishing Charters - Bass offers the following trips to customers:
  • $350 per group, additional $35 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $350 per group, additional $35 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $35 per person after 2 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $35 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Tide Flies Fishing Charters - Bass, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Tide Flies Fishing Charters - Bass include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Prepared before you arrive)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Tide Flies Fishing Charters - Bass offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Lake Fishing

Tide Flies Fishing Charters - Bass offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Tide Flies Fishing Charters - Bass include:
  • Bass (Largemouth)
  • Bream (Black)
  • Crappie