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
    4 Hour Trip – Tarpon
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $700
    Bow to the Silver King on this exciting 4 hour trip! Tarpon make for some of the toughest fighters in the ocean and their acrobatics will surely leave you with memories of a lifetime. You'll be provided with all the necessary equipment so just bring some food and drinks to keep your energy up.
  • 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
    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
    Gulf Of Mexico/Reef Ocean Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $500
    On this trip, you'll fish the productive Gulf while staying within the state water limit.
  • 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
    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
57 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) Gag Grouper
Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper

Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Blacktip Shark
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper

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

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

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 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
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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Fantastic Captain. Knows his stuff.
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
93%
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Nicole W.
Jacksonville Beach, FL
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Half day inshore with Captain Salty

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on August 6, 2021
Had a great time with Captain Salty! After a rainy week in AMI, we weren’t sure if we were going to be able to get out but...
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6 hour trip with Salty

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on March 16, 2021
5 stars is not enough for this boat, I would rate salty 10 stars. We left the dock at 7:30 and by 8:00 we where on the...
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Gurnee, IL
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Fishing with Jonathan

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on June 7, 2021
Captain Salty gave us a memorable trip. He taught us different fishing techniques that I have never used before. Made us feel...
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Great day with Salty

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on April 30, 2021
Except for his sense of humor! (Kidding) Great time lots of laughs and Salty hooked us up with some awesome fish!  The highlights...
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Smyrna, TN
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Inshore Fishing

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on May 24, 2021
Spent 6 hrs with Capt. Jonathan and my daughter and caught a lot of fish. We they stopped or wouldn’t bite we were on the...
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FAQs about Fishing with Salty

Fishing with Salty offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - Gulf Of Mexico/Reef Ocean Fishing (4 hours)
  • $600 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)
  • $700 per group, additional $100 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Tarpon (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Fishing with Salty, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Outriggers
  • Spearfishing Equipment
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Fishing with Salty include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Mostly Penn gear )
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

Fishing with Salty offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Fishing with Salty offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing (Please bring your own fly fishing equipment )
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Bowfishing (Please bring your own bowfishing equipment )
  • Handline
  • Spearfishing (Please bring your own spearfishing equipment )
  • Flounder Gigging (Please bring your own gigging equipment )

Top targeted fish species with Fishing with Salty include:
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon