If you’re looking for an exciting and all-inclusive fishing trip with a professional crew that will tailor each experience based on your desires, then Rebel Coast Charters is the way to go! Captain William specializes in family trips and caters each excursion to best fit your level of experience. He focuses on the kids to make sure they build confidence and crank down their first big fish! When he’s not on board, Capt. Tim will be at the helm.

You’ll be fishing from a 21’ Rabco Marine center console, custom-built in 2013 with all of the necessary amenities to ensure a successful and fun day on the water. She comes with state-of-the-art navigational electronics, safety gear, and fishing tackle, as well as a flybridge and live bait tank. You and 3 other guests will have more than enough space to fish at the same time and kids of all ages are welcome aboard!

Clearwater, Florida hosts a wide variety of fish and Capt. William knows all of their hiding spots. You’ll be trolling the Gulf waters for King Mackerel and Cobia, hitting the reefs and wrecks for Grouper, and fishing the flats for Redfish, Snook, and Trout. No matter what, Capt. William will customize your trip around weather conditions and lead you to the “biggest bite for your buck.” 

You’ll be provided with Daiwa and Penn tackle, as well as live bait and high-performance lures. Your fishing license is included in the price and your catch will be cleaned and filleted at the end of your trip. Capt. William also makes sure that his customers are well-fed and energized for the day ahead. You’ll be given snacks and water and lunch options are available on full day trips as well.

Just arrive at the dock 15 minutes before departure and bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, and a camera phone to capture each special moment. Rebel Coast Charters will take care of the rest so that your time spent aboard is worth every minute. Get ready for an unforgettable journey and create lasting memories in Clearwater, Florida!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $800
    On this trip, you can expect a loaded day of fishing! A flexible amount of time gives way for both inshore and offshore fishing, it's up to you. The crew can organize lunch options as well, for example, picnicking on one of the local islands. Then, you'll have the rest of the day set up for non-stop fishing! You'll target Kingfish, Cobia, Black Seabass, Sheepshead, Mangrove Snapper, and many more! Fishing tackle, bait, and licenses are also provided. Just show up 15 minutes early and get ready to fish!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    This trip is recommended for those looking for some fun offshore action while not having to worry about the commute cutting into your fishing time. You'll head out to a number of reefs and other fishing grounds where trolling is ideal. You'll target Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, Hogfish, Snapper, and more! Tackle, bait, and licenses are included and you'll be provided with snacks and water as well. Get ready for a fun adventure and book this trip today!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $400
    Four hours is more than enough time to land some great fish. This is a great opportunity for families with kids to get out on the water and have some fun while trying to catch yourself some lunch for later! You'll target Redfish, Snook, Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Mangrove Snapper, Black Seabass, and more! Rods, reels, bait, and fishing licenses are covered in the price. The captain will also supply snacks and water. Just come 15 minutes before your trip and get ready for an unforgettable adventure!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (Midday)
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $400
    This 4-hour trip is great for families with kids who want to spend a relaxing yet productive afternoon on the water. Your main target species are Snook, Black Drum, Redfish, Spanish Mackerel, Mangrove Snapper, Black Seabass, Speckled Trout, and more! Your fishing licenses, tackle, and bait are included in the price and the captain will also supply snacks and water for the ride. Just arrive 15 minutes before departure and get ready for an unforgettable day with Rebel Coast Charters!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    $400
    Get ready for a fun afternoon on the water with Rebel Coast Charters! On this trip, you'll be targeting Mangrove Snapper, Black Seabass, Sheepshead, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, Redfish, and more. Your captain will take care of the tackle, bait, and fishing licenses for all passengers. You'll also have snacks and water on board to stay full energized and focused throughout the day. Just arrive 15 minutes before your trip and get ready for an action-packed day of fishing!
  • Private trip
    2 hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $250
    Join Rebel Coast Charters for a quick trip out on the water! This is a fun opportunity for some casual fishing and perfect for beginners who might want to take it easy on their first go. You'll stay inshore to target Snook, Redfish, Speckled Trout, and more. Rods, reels, bait, and fishing licenses are included. Just show up ready to have some fun and catch a few fish and the rest will be covered!
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip (Midday)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $250
    This is a quick inshore trip, perfect for those looking to get out on the water for a few hours and relax. This is also a great opportunity for first-timers to find their sea legs and try landing their very first fish! Your main targets are Redfish, Black Drum, Snook, Speckled Trout, and many other inshore species. Tackle, bait, and fishing licenses are included in the price so just come to the dock 15 minutes before departure and get ready for a fun trip with Rebel Coast Charters!
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    $250
    This is a quick inshore trip, perfect for those looking to get out on the water for a few hours and relax. This is also a great opportunity for first-timers to find their sea legs and try landing their very first fish! Your main targets are Redfish, Black Drum, Snook, Speckled Trout, and many other inshore species. Tackle, bait, and fishing licenses are included in the price so just come to the dock 15 minutes before departure and get ready for a fun trip with Rebel Coast Charters!
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About the Captain

William Parker
Clearwater, Florida, United States
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161 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since April 2019
Started fishing as a kid in Maine during the summer, dad always had boats so grew up around and on the water, then became an avid fisherman after living in Florida.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
Hogfish Hogfish

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Seabass (Black) Black Seabass
Sheepshead Sheepshead

Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper
Snook Snook
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Rabco Marine Inc. (Center console) originally built in 2013. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 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 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
PayPal
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Great half day trip
Snook, mackerel, grouper caught on snapper trip
Fishing with William
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
94%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
85%
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Last minute family fishing trip

VERIFIED   2 Hour Trip (Midday) on August 16, 2021
Literally deciding what to do on our final day of vacation at 10:00 the night before, I booked a lil 2 hour trip with William....
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Anthony J.
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My son and had a BLAST!!++

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on October 18, 2021
My boy and I had a blast on our 4 hour late day trip with Captain William. We went to a couple spots and caught fish throughout...
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Great half-day trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on September 26, 2021
Captain William was great. Nice boat and equipment all in good working order. Put us over fish after a nice run. Moved once...
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Rock Island, IL
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VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on October 16, 2021
AMAZING experience. We told captain we were looking for a good time and we wanted to catch fish to feed us at the next meal....
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Curt F.
Riverview, Florida
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Enjoying the afternoon fishing with my son in the gulf.

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on February 24, 2021
My son and I came down from Fargo. We decided last minute to jump on a boat and catch some fish. The weather was great and...
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FAQs about Rebel Coast Charters

Rebel Coast Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $250 per group - 2 Hour Trip (Midday) (2 hours)
  • $250 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 2 hour Trip (AM) (2 hours)
  • $250 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 2 Hour Trip (PM) (2 hours)
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (Midday) (4 hours)
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Rebel Coast Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Rebel Coast Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Daiwa & Penn )
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks (Water )
  • First Mate (15–20% tips are customary)
  • Fishing License
  • Lunch (Available on full-day trips only )

Rebel Coast Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Rebel Coast Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping

Top targeted fish species with Rebel Coast Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Hogfish
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout