Tideline Charters

With Tideline Charters, you will want to cancel all your plans and go fishing. Whether it’s live bait fishing in the warm months or fishing with artificials when it’s colder, any angler can be rewarded with a fantastic catch.

Join Captain Wayne Cook and explore the Apalachicola Bay from the comfort of your own boat. It’s hard not to enjoy fishing for the most exciting saltwater fish species these waters have to offer. You will be able to get your hands on Speckled Trout, Redfish, Flounder, Sheepshead, White Trout, Black Drum, and even more!

All of that will happen aboard a 21’ Parker center console, an ideal boat for the local waters. It comes powered by a 150 HP Yamaha engine and has plenty of room for up to 6 anglers. This boat is outfitted with everything you need for a productive day in the bay, including modern electronics and top-notch tackle.

Tideline Charters is a family-friendly company where everyone is welcome to join in the adventure. Capt. Wayne usually prepares the bait before the trip, but you can also catch it as part of your experience.

All the necessary gear for your trip will be available on board. You will only need to bring your lunch and drinks with you if you wish!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    You will board the boat at 7:00 AM and will be back at the dock by 12:00 in the afternoon. All you need to bring is what you eat and drink. Fish cleaning is available at 60 cents per fish.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This package is for those who are busy in the morning. You will head out at around 1:30 PM and come back to shore at 6:30 PM. A fish cleaning service is also available at an extra cost of 60 cents per fish.
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About the Captain

Wayne Cook
Apalachicola, Florida, United States
2 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since July 2018
Tideline Charters is owned and operated by Captain Wayne Cook. An Apalachicola native and a 3rd generation angler with fishing in his DNA, he has been on the water for all his life. In 1985, Wayne began guiding his clients and friends professionally. He specializes in exciting and relaxing fishing trips on the waters he has been mastering his whole life. A family-friendly guide, Capt. Wayne believes that a fisherman is never too young or too old!

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Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tripletail Tripletail
Weakfish Weakfish

Whiting Whiting

Boat Specs

Parker (Center console) originally built in 2013. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Flounder Gigging

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancellation
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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Apalachicola to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
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
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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5.00
out of 5 stars from 2 reviews
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Wayne is an awesome Captain. Had a great tine
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100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
50%
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Mark B.
Dearing, GA
 5.00
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Wayne is an awesome Captain. Had a great tine

VERIFIED   June 11, 2019
Excellent Captain,  excellent time
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Boyce L.
United States
 5.00
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Half Day Trip With Captain Wayne

VERIFIED   September 2, 2018
Bad day for fishing with both wind and rain. Wayne did an excellent job of getting use in some places where we still had a...
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