Anna Maria Ville Charters

A whole world of exciting fishing awaits you in Holmes Beach. Step aboard Anna Maria Ville Charters and explore the pristine Tampa Bay and the Gulf’s nearshore reefs and go after a range of exciting and delicious fish.

Captain Jimmy Reagan has been an avid angler for as long as he can remember. He used to go fishing with his grandmother as a young boy and has not lost any of the enthusiasm he had back then. He’s delighted to combine his passion for fishing with meeting new people, and hopes to take you on the trip of a lifetime as you seek to fill the boat.

Talking of the boat, the 26’ Donzi center console is the perfect fishing vessel for fishing these shallow waters. Light and nimble, she’ll whizz off across the bay to get to the fishing grounds in no time. Depending on your trip, up to 9 guests are welcome aboard, with 4 anglers being able to fish at the same time. You’ll have near 360-degree views and plenty of space to battle it out with the fish on the end of your line.

Fitted with outriggers, you’ll cover a wide area of water when trolling, while you’ll also be using the latest rods and reels as you bottom fish. Get in touch with your captain if you’d like to try bowfishing, spearfishing, or fly fishing, and he’ll sort the equipment for you too.

Get ready to battle it out with a range of highly-prized species. You’re in for an intense battle in the flats, as you go after Redfish, Snook, and the “Silver King” – Tarpon. Along the reefs, you’ll target Snappers, Groupers, Cobia, and many more delicious creatures to take home for a delicious dinner. Savor the taste of success at the end of your workout, and you’ll be itching for more.

Capt. Jimmy or his first mate will clean and fillet your catch at the end of your trip, so there’s nothing left for you to do. Everything you need for a productive day on the water awaits you on board with Anna Maria Ville Charters. Bring some snacks and drinks aboard and settle in for a memorable fishing expedition.



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip (6 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $800
    price breakdown
    $800
    Whether it's inshore or nearshore fishing that you want, or both, this trip has you covered. You'll get to test a variety of fishing techniques, practicing your skills and challenging your strength. Target Tarpon, Snook, and Redfish in the Tampa Bay; hit the reefs and wrecks for Groupers and Cobia; or troll offshore for monster Barracuda, Kingfish, and many more on this thrilling trip into the Gulf. This trip is for up to 6 guests, but please be aware that 4 can fish at the same time.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM) (6 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    Is there a better way to start the day than with the sound of the water crashing against the hull of the boat? Get out on the water and discover the Tampa Bay or Gulf of Mexico's nearshore waters. Target Snook to a Snapper, Tarpon to Cobia, Redfish to Barracuda, and many more. Let your captain know what you'd like to do and you'll spend 4 hours trolling, bottom fishing, popping, or even bowfishing. This trip is for up to 6 guests, but please be aware that 4 can fish at the same time.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM) (6 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    Spend your afternoon on the productive waters of the bays or nearshore reefs as you explore a wealth of fishing along Florida's western coast. Each trip can be tailored for you, so get in touch with the captain. Bottom fish the flats for Snook, Tarpon, and Redfish, or hit up the nearshore reefs where you'll troll and jig to land Cobia, Barracuda, Groupers, Snappers, and many more delicious creatures to take home. This trip is for up to 6 guests, but please be aware that 4 can fish at the same time.
  • Private trip
    4-6 hr Specialty Cruises (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    The four to six-hour specialty cruises can be tailored around your schedule and your desires. Beautiful sightseeing trips around Anna Maria Island, lunch and dinner by the water, breathtaking sunset/cocktail cruises or fun in the sun at Passage Key are just some of the many options and varieties available. Fishing gear is always on board as well. Customize your trip and spend a day making memories!
  • Private trip
    4-6 hr Specialty Cruises(PM) (9MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    The four to six-hour specialty cruises can be tailored around your schedule and your desires. Beautiful sightseeing trips around Anna Maria Island, lunch and dinner by the water, breathtaking sunset/cocktail cruises or fun in the sun at Passage Key are just some of the many options and varieties available. Fishing gear is always on board as well. Customize your trip and spend a day making memories!
  • Private trip
    Family- Group Fun Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    A great day for family and/or friends to gather together on the Beautiful Waters of Tampa Bay .. up to 9 person capacity Family-group Fun in the Sun Tour.. Fishing, Dolphin / Wildlife Cruise, Picnic/ Exploring Trips to Egmont Key and Passage Key ( weather permitting) All in One . Custom Tailored around a Beautiful Day on the water at Anna Maria Island .. Additional hours can be added to the trip.Departure Times can be adjusted also.
  • Private trip
    Family- Group Fun Trip (AM) (9 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    A great day for family and/or friends to gather together on the Beautiful Waters of Tampa Bay .. up to 9 person capacity Family-group Fun in the Sun Tour.. Fishing, Dolphin / Wildlife Cruise, Picnic/ Exploring Trips to Egmont Key and Passage Key ( weather permitting) All in One . Custom Tailored around a Beautiful Day on the water at Anna Maria Island .. Additional hours can be added to the trip.Departure Times can be adjusted also.
  • Private trip
    Sighteeing & Fishing Trip (9 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Discover the wonders of Florida's western coast as you spend 3 hours on the water, engaging in some light fishing. Try bottom fishing these productive waters and catch something tasty to take home with you, and you'll even have the chance to go snorkeling to discover a magical world under the water. Departure times can change to suit your needs, so get in touch with the captain. This trip is for up to 9 guests, but please be aware that 4 can fish at the same time.
  • Private trip
    Sighteeing & Fishing Trip (9 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Discover the wonders of Florida's western coast as you spend 3 hours on the water, engaging in some light fishing. Try bottom fishing these productive waters and catch something tasty to take home with you, and you'll even have the chance to go snorkeling to discover a magical world under the water. Departure times can change to suit your needs, so get in touch with the captain. This trip is for up to 9 guests, but please be aware that 4 can fish at the same time.
  • Private trip
    Sightseeing/Dolphin trip AM (9 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    Enjoy the beautiful waters of Anna Maria Island and scenic Tampa Bay. Cruise to Passage Key for Sand Dollars and fun in the sun, Visit historic Egmont Key or take a special Dolphin Watch Cruise or our breathtaking Sunset Extravaganza. Trips and timing of those trips can be tailored around your schedule. Light fishing is available as well on these trips.
  • Private trip
    Sightseeing/Dolphin trip PM (9 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $350
    price breakdown
    $350
    Enjoy the beautiful waters of Anna Maria Island and scenic Tampa Bay. Cruise to Passage Key for Sand Dollars and fun in the sun, Visit historic Egmont Key or take a special Dolphin Watch Cruise or our breathtaking Sunset Extravaganza. Trips and timing of those trips can be tailored around your schedule. Light fishing is available as well on these trips.
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About the Captain

Jimmy Reagan
Holmes Beach, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
37 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since April 2019
When Capt. Jimmy was a little boy, he'd go fishing with his grandmother on the bank of the creeks, going after Bluegills for hours on end. He's not lost that passion and gets the same thrill when catching every new fish. He's now been fishing for over 55 years and has been a captain since 2013, after seeing the opportunity to combine his passion with a way to take people out. This is more than a job for him, and he hopes to show each and every customer the beauty of fishing in some stunning waters.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)

Snook Snook
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Donzi (Center console) originally built in 2001, and restored in 2018. Powered by a 225HP Merc 3.0 engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 52 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
9 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Bowfishing
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.70
out of 5 stars from 35 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
90%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
67%
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Winna And Dave Morrin
Palm Harbor, FL
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Fun family fishing trip with Captain Jimmy!

VERIFIED   August 4, 2020
We had such a great day with Captain Jimmy during our visit to AMI. He knew exactly where to go for some inshore/near shore...
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This is by far the best experience I’ve had on a boat in a long time! Captain Jimmy went above and beyond for my group of...
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Irene C.
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What an amazing day!!!

VERIFIED   July 1, 2020
Just finished an amazing day with Captain Jimmy. We fished, visited a private island, dug around for sand dollars. Our boys...
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Angelia M.
Miami, FL
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Wonderful experience

VERIFIED   December 29, 2019
Captain Jimmy was able to accommodate our group of 8 people. He was friendly and fun!! Most of our party hadn’t ever...
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Winter Park, FL
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Half day fishing and sight seeing trip with Captain Jimmy

VERIFIED   June 17, 2020
Amazing day, caught a bunch of fish, saw dolphins, manta ray, sand dollars, went to a secluded island. Jimmy is the man, will...
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