Fishing with Salty

Get ready for an exclusive adventure and join Fishing with Salty in Holmes Beach, FL! Capt. Jonathan Soultatos, aka “Salty,” will take you on the ride of a lifetime, fishing Anna Maria Island and Tampa Bay’s most productive waters. Capt. Salty is a Florida native and lifelong fisherman. He tailors his services to all types of anglers, from novice to pro, and invites you to create lasting memories.

Capt. Salty is the host of his own YouTube Channel, called the Salty Sportsman. He has over thousands of subscribers who follow him, and now you can get the 1-on-1 experience with the expert himself.

You’ll be fishing off of a 24’ Triton bay boat, stocked with all the bells and whistles that make her the ideal fishing machine. Equipped with a 225 HP Yamaha engine, GPS, and fishfinder, you’ll be on fish in no time. She comes with a wireless trolling motor as well, so you can move stealthily as you approach your target.

The boat accommodates up to 6 guests, including children ages 3 and up, and everyone can fish at the same time. She also comes with speakers so you can listen to your favorite songs while you fish.

Capt. Salty offers all techniques on his trips, including bottom fishing, trolling, drifting, fly fishing, flounder gigging, and more. Please note, fly fishing, gigging, bowfishing, and spearfishing require you to bring your own gear. For all other techniques, you’ll be provided with top-notch Penn rods and reels.

Some of your targets include Cobia, Blacktip Shark, Grouper, Snapper, Flounder, Snook, Sheepshead, and Redfish. You’ll also have plenty of opportunities to catch Snook, Spotted Seatrout, Spanish Mackerel, and Tarpon.

Your fishing license is covered by the boat and fish cleaning services are included as well. Just arrive on time, bring snacks and drinks, and don’t forget the sunscreen. Capt. Salty will take care of the rest so that Fishing with Salty is easy, fun, and relaxing. Select the dates of your trip and start planning your adventure today!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $800
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Get ready to create unforgettable memories with Fishing with Salty! You'll have plenty of opportunities to target various species, such as Snapper, Grouper, Redfish, Sheepshead, Snook, Flounder, Spotted Seatrout, Blacktip Shark, Tarpon, and Spanish Mackerel. Rods, reels, bait, and fishing licenses are included. Feel free to bring snacks and drinks, and be sure to pack some sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat as well.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $600
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Get ready to explore Tampa's Gulf Coast and join Fishing with Salty in Holmes Beach, FL. Target species include various types of Grouper and Snapper, Redfish, Flounder, Sheepshead, Snook, Spotted Seatrout, Blacktip Shark, and more. Rods, reels, bait, and licenses are all included in the price of the trip.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $400
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Are you ready to experience some of Florida's best fishing? Join Fishing with Salty on an exclusive journey off the Gulf Coast of Florida, as seen on their YouTube channel. Your target species for the day include Cobia, Grouper, Snapper, Flounder, Sheepshead, Redfish, Snook, Spotted Seatrout, and more. Rods, reels, tackle, and fishing license are included.
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About the Captain

Jonathan Soultatos
Holmes Beach, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
ID & License verified
17 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since September 2019
Captain Jonathan Soultatos, aka “Salty,” is a Florida native. He's been fishing both sides of Florida's coast for over 20 years and teaching people how to fish for decades as well. Not too long ago, he decided to get his license and turn his passion into a successful career. Capt. Salty is the executive producer and host of his own YouTube channel, called the Salty Sportsman. His show has been featured on websites all around the world, receiving recognition from far and wide. However, his favorite part of the job is meeting new people and of course, fishing all day long! Join Capt. Salty in Holmes Beach, FL and get ready to load his boat with delicious fish!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)

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

Triton (Bay boat) originally built in 2008. Powered by a 225HP Yamaha 4-stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 43 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Bowfishing
Handline
Spearfishing
Flounder Gigging

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System

Trip Includes

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

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. 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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Holmes Beach to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 30% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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
PayPal
American Express
Checks

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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4.73
out of 5 stars from 17 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
85%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
85%
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Richard K.
Bradenton, FL
 5.00
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Half day with Salty.

VERIFIED   NEW  May 23, 2020
Three family generation trip. Lots of snook, some mangrove snapper and a huge redfish. Learned a lot and made great memories....
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Greg S.
Columbia, MO
 5.00
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6-Hour Trip

VERIFIED   March 19, 2020
We said at the beginning of the trip we were open to catching anything. We just wanted to catch some fish. He had us on the...
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Kevin C.
West Chicago, IL
 5.00
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December fishing trip

VERIFIED   December 26, 2019
1/2 day trip was excellent! Capt john did a great job and we got several great meals to complete our stay on long boat key!!!...
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Randy L.
Bradenton, FL
 5.00
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Great fishing excursion

VERIFIED   March 4, 2020
  We spent a half day fishing with Captain Jonathan and had a great time.  He was knowledgeable of the area and where...
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Keely N.
Bradenton, Florida
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Four hours with Captain Salty

VERIFIED   February 24, 2020
We had an amazing day with Captain Salty. He went out of his way to order and bring shirts/hats that we pre-bought for the...
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