Sunrise Fishing Adventures

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It’s high time to experience fishing in its best light, and for that, look no further than Sunrise Fishing Adventures! Captain Brett Lutze will do more than just guide your trip, he will take you on the fishing adventure of a lifetime. He can be a proper tour guide if you want him to, he knows a lot about the history of the area, landmarks, habitats, and more!

Hop aboard his 22’ Tiara Pursuit center console and get ready for a comfortable ride that will take you and 3 of your fish-loving buddies to the hottest fishing grounds in no time. She’s outfitted with 200 HP Yamaha engine, allowing her to glide smoothly over the nearshore waters of Saint Petersburg.

If you’re vacationing in this area, and you feel like some fishing would do you good, you just need to book a trip and show up at the dock. Capt. Brett will provide you with all the necessary fishing equipment, including state-of-the-art Penn rods and reels, and terminal tackle. To make things even better, the captain will clean and fillet the catch for you, and even help you pick a restaurant that can turn the product of your hard day’s work into a delicious meal.

You can opt-in for a 4-hour or 6-hour trip, depending on how much time you’ve got and how much fish you want to snag. You will be going after the favorites of the local area like Cobia, Black Seabass, Sheepshead, and you can easily find Spanish Mackerel, Flounder, Mangrove Snapper, and Sharks on your line as well.

Capt. Brett equally enjoys having aboard novices and experienced anglers, everybody is welcome. You’re free to bring along your kids as well and watch them follow in your footsteps and fall in love with reeling in beautiful fish. Make sure to take some drinks and snacks with you, you’ll find a cooler on board to keep it safe from the hot Florida sun.

Join Sunrise Fishing Adventures on one of their unforgettable trips and you’ll get hooked on fishing all over again!



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  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    6 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $160
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    This is the perfect match for everyone who wants to spend more time on the waters around Saint Petersburg. The usual suspects that could find their way to your cooler are Sheepshead, Red Snapper, Flounder, Grouper, Sharks, Scup, and Cobia.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $95
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    Spend the morning fishing and start your day right. You'll be going after anything from Black Seabass to Sharks, Cobia, Mangrove Snapper, Sheepshead, Spanish Mackerel, and so much more. All the fishing gear will wait for you on board.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $95
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    Enrich your free afternoon by going on a trip with Capt. Brett and reeling in Flounder, Perch, Mangrove Snapper, Sheepshead, Mackerel, Cobia, and whatever else that finds your hook especially attractive.
  • Private trip
    2 1/2 hour trip
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    2 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $75
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    I have highly productive spots with very little travel time catching Mango Snapper, Shark, and Sheepshead for a great time! We will be on the fish within 20 min! Clock does not start until we get to the hot spot! Great way to get out for a short period of time at a reduced cost!
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Shark (Bonnethead) Shark (Bonnethead)
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Boat Specs

Tiara Pursuit (Center console) originally built in 1984. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 27 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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

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
PayPal

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

About the Captain

Brett Lutze
Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
Member since June 2018
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Captain Brett Lutze has been guiding charters for 7 years now. He is Coast Guard & State of Florida licensed with a Bachelor's and MBA from Purdue University. Up until the point when he decided to leave the corporate world and take on angling full-time he spent his weekends fishing. After a while, his love of being outdoors and on the water prevailed, and he decided to pursue his captain calling. Today, Capt. Brett prides himself in providing great customer service and putting his clients on the fish constantly, while giving a personal tour guide of your surroundings. Captain Brett loves to coach and educate his clients on the type of targeted fish, their habitat, and the best techniques to catching fish. His personal biggest catches are a 250-pound Goliath Grouper, 6-foot Shark, and 40-inch Cobia.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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4.85
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
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Richard S.
Shelbyville, IN
 5.00
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My 1st review ever

VERIFIED   NEW  July 2, 2019
Ok, I never give reviews,, however this is 1 time it needs to be done. When I booked our 6 hour trip, I had a hard time deciding...
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Svetlana S.
Palmetto, FL
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Half day with capt. Brett

VERIFIED   April 24, 2019
Заказывали групповой тур, но по удачному стечению обстоятельств, оказались...
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Paige B.
St. Petersburg, FL
 4.67
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Half day trip (8-12)

VERIFIED   February 25, 2019
The entire experience was fun and we had a successful day. We appreciated that he rescheduled for a later date when the weather...
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Eiju -. D.
Whitby, ON
 5.00
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Fantastic morning fishing experience!

VERIFIED   August 15, 2018
My teenage kids and I have never done any fishing before, but since we wanted to do something new while visiting Florida, ...
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Stefanie H.
Waterloo, Ontario
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Great experience with Captain Brett

VERIFIED   March 7, 2019
My husband and I had a great experience fishing with Captain Brett! He took us to locations where we caught a lot of fish and...
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