Gulfcoast-Fishing Charters

Gulfcoast-Fishing Charters offers amazing fishing adventures year round! Captain Bobby Burnett is a sixth generation Floridian and fishing has been a huge part of his life since childhood.

This is a family friendly charter and Capt. Bobby always gives his best to tailor his trips around the interests, special needs, and age of his guests. Since taking kids fishing is one of his favorite things to do, there is no minimum age policy for them – everybody’s welcome. Capt. Bobby 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!

Capt. Bobby 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!



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    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: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    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
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46 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) Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish

Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
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
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
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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4.90
out of 5 stars from 46 reviews
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Great Day on the water
6 Hr Trip with Captain Bobby
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Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
89%
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James S.
Orlando, FL
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December fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on December 23, 2020
Capt. Robert did a great job of keeping us on fish. Very knowledgeable of the area and how to find flounder an triple tail,...
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Victor R.
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 5.00
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This was the highlight of our vacation

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on November 24, 2020
Captain Bobby showed us a great time and took us on a memorable adventure. My family and I had never fished on the open sea...
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Jared K.
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 5.00
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Best fishing ever

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on November 23, 2020
Bobby was an awesome captain. He picked us up right outside our condo. The fish were biting right away and he was very prepared...
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Jeff A.
Amelia, OH
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6 Hr Trip with Captain Bobby

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on November 29, 2020
Captain Bobby had a great clean boat. Six of us fished with no problems. Caught a ton of fish, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, Bonita,...
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Fishing with Robert

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on October 10, 2020
Wasn’t the most active day for fishing but we had a great time. Captain Robert was accommodating and very informative with...
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