Reel Water Fishing Charters

6701 Sunshine Skyway Ln S
St Petersburg FL, United States

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About this listing

Boat Specs
23 ft
4 persons
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing

Captain Kyle Nifong owns and operates Reel Water Charters, offering daily inshore and near-shore fishing trips in the prolific Tampa Bay area. With his 23’ center console vessel with a maximum passenger capacity of 4, Kyle covers the West central section including Ft. Desoto, St. Pete Beach, Treasure Island Beach as well as the surrounding areas. The boat features a power pole anchoring system and is rigged with a conventional choice of navigational electronics and fishing technology, such as GPS, Fishfinder as well as radio.

Born and raised in the Tampa Bay area, Captain Nifong had the fortune of having both his father and his grandfather excited and passionate about the sport of fishing, which he quickly picked up on. Being a professional fishing guide has allowed him to make a career out of doing what he loves, with his obsession for fishing still showing every time he’s on the water. The endless hours Kyle spent exploring the local waterways will help make sure his clients not only enjoy a memorable adventure, but also get a good shot at landing that fish of a lifetime.

Captain Kyle specializes in light tackle and bottom fishing for a variety of inshore and near-shore game fish abundant in the Tampa Bay area. These include Snook, Redfish, Sea Trout, Tarpon, Hogfish, Grouper and many other species, depending on the season. Specialty half and full day Tarpon charters are also available if you’re specifically interested in targeting the Silver King.

Captain Nifong prefers live baiting and chumming on his trips, which include all the necessary fishing equipment you’ll need for tackling these waters. Florida fishing licenses are mandatory for all fishermen on board and will be provided by Kyle at no additional charge. After your trip, if you decide to keep the fish you caught, Captain Kyle will be happy to clean and bag the fish for you to take home or to a local restaurant.

Air Conditioning
Multimedia System
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Spearfishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Ice Box
Trip Includes
Rod, Reels & Tackle
Live Bait
Catch Cleaning & Filleting
First Mate
Fishing Licence
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 24 hours before the trip date
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in St Petersburg to departure site is available and included in trip rates

Other Policies 
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

15% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Master Card, American Express.

About the Captain

Kyle Nifong
St Petersburg, Florida, United States
Member since December 2014
Being born and raised in the Tampa Bay area I was introduced at a very young age to fishing by my father and grandfather. As I grew older I decided to turn my passion into a career as a Professional Fishing Guide.
Response time: 10 hours
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

4.89 out of 5 stars from 3 reviews

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We had a wonderful time on our fishing charter with Capt. Kyle. He was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. He took us to several locations to try to find the best fish. His boat is excellent and flew over the water. We would go with him again,


Judy Miller • Fished Mar 23, 2016
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The three of us had a great time on the water with Captain Kyle! He didn’t spend to much time at any one spot, and kept us moving around until we caught some great fish. I would book with him again!

Dan Lidholm • Fished Mar 09, 2016
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Brian Myers • Fished Mar 30, 2015
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  • 6701 Sunshine Skyway Ln S, St Petersburg
    FL 33711, United States