Gulfcoast-Fishing Charters

Gulfcoast-Fishing Charters offers amazing fishing adventures year round! Captains Bobby and Trevor Burnett are sixth-generation Floridians and fishing has been a huge part of their life since childhood.

This is a family friendly charter and Gulfcoast-Fishing Charters always give their best to tailor their trips around the interests, special needs, and age of his guests. Since taking kids fishing is one of their favorite things to do, there is no minimum age policy for them – everybody’s welcome. Gulfcoast-Fishing Charters supplies safety equipment, but please bring a life jacket for your kid if they’re under 2 years old.

Head out on the captain’s 25’ Sea Hunt, newly built in 2017. This fishing machine is powered by a 300 HP Yamaha engine that can reach a maximum speed of 40 knots, taking you swiftly to the best fishing spots. The vessel is perfect for this area, as it’s equally efficient in one foot shallow flats and in deep offshore waters. It’s comfortable and reliable, and has all the latest electronics.The boat accommodates up to 6 guests and everybody can fish at the same time.

Your captain will take you fishing in the inshore and nearshore waters around St. Pete’s Beach. You can go after acrobatic Tarpon, search for the big schools of Redfish, catch tasty Grouper in the flats, fight voracious Speckled Trout, or reel in voracious Snook. You can also fish for Cobia, Sheepshead, Snapper, Giant Sharks, or Black Drum – you just never know what’s going to bite your bait!

Gulfcoast-Fishing Charters will prepare your fishing equipment and live bait, while you should bring your drinks and snacks. He will also clean and fillet your catch after the trip, so bringing a cooler for the meat is a good idea.

Book your spot with Gulfcoast-Fishing Charters and have a day to remember!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    Fishing opportunities in this area are endless, so it's best to take as much time on the water as you can. Your main targets will be Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Cobia, Shark, Grouper, Snapper, and the list goes on. The meetup location is the Public Boat Ramp at Egan Park. There’s restroom facilities there and ample parking space.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 20 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $450
    Shorter trips are great if you're bringing your kids along. Capt. Bobby will tailor the trips around their age and their corresponding attention spans. Whether you're an experienced angler or never held a rod before, you will surely have a great time. You are most likely to target Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, Sheepshead, Shark, or Snapper. The captain will provide your fishing equipment, but you need to bring your drinks and snacks.
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About the Captain

Robert Burnett
St. Pete Beach, Florida, United States
108 Customer Reviews
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Member since February 2019
I'm Capt. Bobby Burnett. I am a sixth generation Floridian. Commercial and charter fishing has been a huge part of my life since I was born. After years of taking family and friends fishing for fun I decided to make it a career. I bought a boat, got a License and haven't looked back since. I love taking people out to see what the area has to offer. Each day is a new experience for me and my customers. I generally fish live bait on light spinning gear. Techniques vary based on time of year and target species. I try my best to match a customer's ability level with the type of fishing we'll do. I'm comfortable taking advanced anglers as well as people that have never held a rod before. I also enjoy fishing with kids and teaching them everything they need to know.

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Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish

Shark (Blacktip) Blacktip Shark
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper
Snook Snook

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Sea Hunt (Bay boat) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha F300 engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
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 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 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
Checks

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Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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Full day with Capt Bobby

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on September 21, 2021
We had an amazing four day couples retreat to St Pete Florida but our highlight of the trip was definitely this private charter....
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Excellent fishing experience in Tampa

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on May 25, 2021
Robert is an exceptional guide. We’ve been on a few charters over the years, but none like this. We were on fish everywhere...
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Awesome Half day with Capt. Bobby

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on September 8, 2021
Had a great time with Captain Bobby, He met us early and had us on fish all day. We caught a triple tail on the first cast...
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Six hour trip for Tarpon with Captain Bobby!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 18, 2021
What an amazing day we had on the water with Captain Bobby! Caught that nice Tarpon, record setting massive Tarpon stole a...
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VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on October 4, 2021
Great time, will definitely book again. See you next year Bobby!
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FAQs about Gulfcoast-Fishing Charters

Gulfcoast-Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $450 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $25 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Gulfcoast-Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Gulfcoast-Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Saint Croix and Shimano)
  • Live Bait (Prepared before the trip)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Gulfcoast-Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Gulfcoast-Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Gulfcoast-Fishing Charters include:
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon