Tampa Bay Fishing Adventures

Tampa Bay Fishing Adventures invites you to team up with Captain Treg Renoud and make your angling dreams come true. Whether it’s fishing in the Gulf of Mexico within 9 miles of shore, or in Tampa Bay, Captain Treg has the know-how to see you through.

You will be fishing aboard a 26’ Rampage walkaround with a small cabin and toilet. It’s powered by a single 260 HP Mercruiser V8 engine. There is also a bimini top to keep you in the shade on hot summer days. The cockpit is huge, offering ample space for your group with padded bolsters and comfortable seating.

Capt. Treg’s specialty is bottom fishing for Grouper, Snapper, Mackerel, Shark and other bottom species over and around reefs, ledges, bridges, and wrecks. Bottom fishing is fun for novices and experts alike. There is a large variety of species to catch, and they can vary in size from 1 lb. to 350 lbs. Some want to drag you into a hole while others will take off on a dead run. There is lots of action and the captain will take you to a new spot when the bite slows.

Expect to use cut bait mostly consisting of Threadfin Herring, Sardines, Squid, and Cut Grunts. Occasionally live bait is also used. Captain Treg provides the boat, fuel, fishing licenses, fishing tackle, bait, instruction, fish filleting (within reason) and years of knowledge.

A cooler can be provided on request for your food and drinks but you will need to bring a bag of ice for yourselves. Bring food and drinks in a small to medium sized cooler, polarized sunglasses, camera, hat, sunscreen, as well as appropriate clothing that you don’t mind getting stained. It’s all good fishing year-round, so be sure to drop by whenever you get the chance!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Bay Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    Fishing inside the bay over hard bottom reefs, shipping channel, wrecks and the Skyway Bridge for grunts, snapper, grouper, seabass, sheepshead, flounder, mackerel and sharks. Light tackle bait fishing in protected waters for what is biting at the time.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Bay Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Fishing inside the bay over hard bottom reefs, shipping channel, wrecks and the Skyway Bridge for grunts, snapper, grouper, seabass, sheepshead, flounder, mackerel and sharks. Light tackle bait fishing in protected waters for what is biting at the time.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bay Bottom Fishing AM
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $300
    price breakdown
    $300
    Fishing inside the bay over hard bottom reefs, shipping channel, wrecks, and the Skyway Bridge for Grunt, Snapper, Grouper, Seabass, Sheepshead, Flounder, Mackerel and Sharks. Light tackle bait fishing in protected waters for what is biting at the time.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bay Bottom Fishing PM
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $300
    price breakdown
    $300
    Fishing inside the bay over hard bottom reefs, shipping channel, wrecks, and the Skyway Bridge for Grunt, Snapper, Grouper, Seabass, Sheepshead, Flounder, Mackerel and Sharks. Light tackle bait fishing in protected waters for what is biting at the time.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Bay Bottom Fishing AM
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $250
    price breakdown
    $250
    Fishing inside the bay over hard bottom reefs, shipping channel, wrecks, and the Skyway Bridge for Grunt, Snapper, Grouper, Seabass, Sheepshead, Flounder, Mackerel and Sharks. Light tackle bait fishing in protected waters for what is biting at the time.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Bay Bottom Fishing PM
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $250
    price breakdown
    $250
    Fishing inside the bay over hard bottom reefs, shipping channel, wrecks, and the Skyway Bridge for Grunt, Snapper, Grouper, Seabass, Sheepshead, Flounder, Mackerel and Sharks. Light tackle bait fishing in protected waters for what is biting at the time.
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About the Captain

Treg Renoud
St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Reports
134 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2018
I started fishing at the age of 3 in the mountains of Oregon on streams rivers, lakes and in the Pacific ocean with my father. I had a boat before I could even drive and fished constantly. After joining the Air Force I started fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. I later moved to Florida in 1997 and haven't stopped fishing since. I am passionate about fishing and boats.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Flounder Flounder
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)
Hogfish Hogfish

Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)

Shark (Bonnethead) Shark (Bonnethead)
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Boat Specs

Rampage (Walkaround) originally built in 1988, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 260HP Mercruiser engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

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 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.73
out of 5 stars from 134 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
92%
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Ron M.
Largo, Florida
 5.00
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6 hour Bay trip

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip – Bay Bottom Fishing on January 8, 2021
AWESOME experience.  Captain Treg put us on all types of “keeper” fish (snapper, grunts, and sheepheads),...
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   November 27, 2020
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Lori H.
Grafton, West Virginia
 5.00
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Sally Didn't Stop Us from Having a Great Time

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bay Bottom Fishing AM on September 17, 2020
At the start, the weather and tide seemed to be against us.  After talking to Captain Treg about whether or not go out,...
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Michael H.
Apollo Beach, FL
 5.00
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Half Day trip with Captain Treg

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Bay Bottom Fishing AM on September 5, 2020
The best fishing charter I’ve ever been on. The captain was extremely knowledgeable and very fun to fish with. He put us...
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Cindy Y.
New York, New York
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4 Hour Trip with Captain Treg

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip – Bay Bottom Fishing PM on January 6, 2021
My boyfriend and I booked a 4 hour trip with Captain Treg and we were so delighted with our experience. Within the first 5...
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