Johnny T Good

Johnny T Good will show you why it’s hard to resist fishing in Tampa. This sunny bay offers first-class inshore fishing and luckily, this is just what Captain John Thomas specializes in. He comes from a family of commercial fishermen and he’s been fishing in this area his whole life.

Capt. John invites you to join him on his 18’ Boston Whaler flats boat. This vessel accommodates 2 guests, so you can bring your fishing buddy along. Since there’s no minimum age policy and children’s life jackets are prepared, this can be a great chance to take your kid fishing for the first time!

You will fish the flats and inshore waters of Tampa Bay, and the list of fish species you can catch is amazing – Black Drum, Snook, Tarpon, Snapper, Redfish, Cobia, Sheepshead, Spanish Mackerel, and Spotted Seatrout. Capt. John will prepare live bait before the trip and he also has a live bait tank to keep it fresh the whole time.

Capt. John will prepare your Penn Battle fishing gear and water, but you should bring snacks and sunscreen. Your meeting point is at Gandy Boat Ramp and there’s free parking close-by.

Capt. John says that fishing is his life and that is the reason that Johnny T Good is available year round. Book a trip with him and he will show you how to have a great time on the water!



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  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    5 hour trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $325
    up to 2 persons
    No better way to start your day than with fishing. Capt. John will help you catch some exciting inshore species, such as Snapper, Redfish, Snook, Tarpon, Sheepshead, and many more. Don't forget to bring your snacks and a camera, Capt. John will provide everything else!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 7 days notice
    5 hour trip, starts at 2:15 PM
    $325
    up to 2 persons
    Explore this beautiful bay from a different angle and catch your next meal! Capt. John will help you every step of the way and he will make sure you have a great time on the water. If this is your first time fishing, get ready to learn a new skill!
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Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snook Snook
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Boston whaler (Flats boat) originally built in 1964, and restored in 2015. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha engine.

Length
17 ft
Capacity
2 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
GPS
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
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
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

About the Captain

John Thomas
Tampa, Florida, United States
Member since January 2019
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Captain John got his license in 2014, but has been fishing his whole life, as his whole family is doing commercial fishing. He always tries to put his clients on as many fish as they can handle, and he loves the smiles on his clients faces after they catch something. "Fishing is my life. Book a trip with me so I can show you how to have a great time on the water."
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Jake B.
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VERIFIED   March 14, 2019
Captain Johnny knew a lot of very good spots, his tackle didn’t fail me once he knew exactly where to cast and where to chum...
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