Slobby Joe Charters – Clearwater

Get ready for some of the most exciting inshore action you can get with Slobby Joe Charters! Captain Joe starts his trips in St. Petersburg but they are not limited to Tampa Bay’s flats and backwater only. You can also get to Clearwater and fish in the Gulf! Besides providing a great day on the water, Captain Joe Burruezo gives a true Tampa experience to his clients.

Capt. Joe welcomes you aboard his 20’ bay boat that accommodates up to 4 guests. She has been restored in 2017 and she’s powered by a 150 HP Mercury engine. The boat is purposely built for shallow water and easily makes her way through the backwaters. As it also has a silent trolling motor, you can easily sneak up on fish.

Capt. Joe will tailor the trip to match your needs. Whether you want to stay in the bay or head out to the Gulf, he’ll tell you what can be caught and what is the best way to do it. The variety of fish species in this area is amazing and you can catch anything from Sharks, Redfish, to Snapper, Jack Crevalle, and Spanish Mackerel. If you’re targeting huge Tarpon or Snook, the best opportunity is from May till August.

Your trip package also includes fishing equipment, a license, live bait, lures, and catch cleaning and filleting. The captain will also provide water but feel free to bring other drinks or snacks of your choice.

Despite his name, “Slobby” Joe has the reputation of being one of the most welcoming and dedicated captains in this fishing paradise. Book a trip with him and you’ll understand why most of his clients keep coming back!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $650
    up to 1 person
    + $75
    each additional person
    The boat is yours for the day and you can choose how you'll spend it. You can target one species or take a tour of several habitats to bring home a huge mixed bag of delicious fish. Start the trip when you are ready, and if you want to take a break for lunch at one of the area's great dockside restaurants, the captain will be happy to oblige!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $350
    up to 1 person
    + $75
    each additional person
    Get out on the water for a morning targeting top inshore species like Sheepshead, Redfish, Snook, Cobia, and more on this 4-hour charter. Your captain will provide fishing equipment and live bait, while you can bring drinks and snacks of your choice.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $350
    up to 1 person
    + $75
    each additional person
    Spend the afternoon targeting Snook, Redfish, Sheepshead, Jacks, and more in the famous Tampa Bay. You can also head out to the Gulf and fish around the Clearwater. Capt. Joe will happily tailor the trip to fit your needs.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Shark (Bonnethead) Shark (Bonnethead)
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Offshore (Bay boat) originally built in 1995, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 150HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. 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
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer

About the Captain

Joe Burruezo
Saint Petersburg, Florida, United States
Member since June 2017
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Fishing has always been my passion! I've grown up in Tampa Bay and have fished here all my life. I can't wait to show you the waters I've grown to love. I prefer light tackle fishing, shallow water sight fishing. From time to time, I target Mackerel, Cobia, and Tarpon, but mainly target Snook and Redfish.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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