Redline Fishing Charters

Located on the beautiful waters of Sarasota, Florida, Redline Fishing Charters can take you on the fishing trip of a lifetime! Captain Stephen is an experienced fishing guide, and will help you catch a variety of fish on his inshore and offshore trips.

Sarasota Bay and the surrounding waterways are home to some of the most targeted fish around, including Snook, Redfish, Sea Trout, and Tarpon! There’s always a new spot to explore, and Capt. Stephen knows where all the best action is.

You’ll be casting off of a 22’ Pathfinder bay boat powered by a Yamaha 250 HP outboard. She’s equipped with a large cooler to store your catch and refreshments, three large live wells for bait, a Power Pole Shallow Water Anchor, and the latest MinnKota and Garmin electronics.

Redline Fishing Charters includes everything that your group will need for a productive day on the water, including rods, reels, tackle, and fishing licenses. Capt. Stephen is also happy to clean and bag your catch for you to take home and enjoy. He’ll provide bottled water and ice, just be sure to bring any other snacks or refreshments you’d like to enjoy.

Whether you’re visiting Sarasota for a family vacation, or are looking for an action-packed fishing experience that you won’t forget, Redline Fishing Charters has got you covered!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Tarpon Charter (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Jul 31
    $700
    price breakdown
    $700
    Anglers travel to Sarasota from all parts of the world to experience the thrill of doing battle with what many consider to be the ultimate game fish, Tarpon! Each year from mid-May to mid-July these migratory fish pass through areas including Siesta Key, Lido Key, and Longboat Key. Few things compare to chasing in the Silver King in Florida’s shallow waters! Keep in mind this is a catch and release trip only.
  • Private trip
    Tarpon Charter (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Jul 31
    $700
    price breakdown
    $700
    Anglers travel to Sarasota from all parts of the world to experience the thrill of doing battle with what many consider to be the ultimate game fish, Tarpon! Each year from mid-May to mid-July these migratory fish pass through areas including Siesta Key, Lido Key, and Longboat Key. Few things compare to chasing in the Silver King in Florida’s shallow waters! Keep in mind this is a catch and release trip only.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Fishing Charter
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    Sarasota and surrounding areas have a lot to offer anglers of all ages and skill levels. The estuary is home to some of the most targeted gamefish species in the world. Your main targets on this trip will include snook, trout, and redfish.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Fishing Charter (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Sarasota and surrounding areas have a lot to offer anglers of all ages and skill levels. The estuary is home to some of the most targeted gamefish species in the world. Your main targets on this trip will include Snook, Trout, and Redfish.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Fishing Charter (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    21 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Sarasota and surrounding areas have a lot to offer anglers of all ages and skill levels. The estuary is home to some of the most targeted gamefish species in the world. Your main targets on this trip will include Snook, Trout, and Redfish.

About the Captain

Captain Stephen Hatch
Sarasota, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
9 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2019
Captain Stephen Hatch was born and raised in beautiful Sarasota, Florida. He’s been exploring the waters in the area since he was a kid and grew up fishing for a number of different species. A true Floridian, his favorite fish to target is Tarpon. The Silver King may be his speciality, but he also loves to fish for the wide variety of gamefish found in Sarasota’s diverse waters. His extensive knowledge of the area and patient nature make him the perfect guide for anglers of all skill levels. Whether you’re looking for the Tarpon trip of a lifetime, or just want to have some fun with family, he’s got the trip for you!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)

Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook

Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Pathfinder (Bay boat) originally built in 2010. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 60 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of 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
Drift Fishing
Handline
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Sarasota to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
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
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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5.00
out of 5 stars from 9 reviews
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Triple Tail
Snook Fun
+3
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Danny L. J.
Tampa, Florida
 5.00
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Sarasota Bay w/ Captain Stephen

January 1, 2020
I have been on multiple fishing charters with Captain Stephen and we caught nice fish on every trip. We caught Snook, Redfish,...
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Timmy B.
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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Inshore fishing with cpt Hatch

December 27, 2019
Had a great time out on the water on a beautiful Friday with the family. Captain Hatch put us in good spots and we caught a...
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Michael P.
Sarasota, FL
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Tarpon with Captain Stephen

VERIFIED   June 4, 2020
Tough weather day on the water but Stephen is knowledgeable, enthusiastic, and got us onto fish - a true fisherman!
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Steve S.
Nazareth, PA
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   February 18, 2020
Captain Stephen was excellent! He kept us on fish all morning. He was great with our inexperienced guests. He gave us a very...
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Zachariah B.
Sarasota, Florida
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Fishing with Captain Stephen

December 6, 2019
Great time fishing with captain Stephen! Caught lots of snook.
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