Flat Out Guide Service provides fishing trips for inshore and nearshore species along the Intercoastal Waterway including beautiful St. Catherine’s Sound and the surrounding islands of coastal Georgia. Captain Tony Gaskin’s goal is to provide an enjoyable fishing experience for everyone, from serious anglers to families.

Capt. Tony has been fishing these waters for over thirty years, so he knows his way around the best fishing grounds. He can take you to all the local secret spots and honey holes to maximize your time on the water!

You’ll go out on his brand new 23’ Sportsman bay boat, powered by a 250 HP Yamaha 4.2 SHO engine, which will get you where you need to be in no time! The boat can accommodate up to 5 people who can all fish at the same time.

The captain will have Denali rods and Penn reels for your convenience, so you don’t have to worry about equipment. You do need to purchase a fishing license before the trip though.

You’ll be targeting a variety of species, including Redfish, Trout, Tarpon, Whiting, and Flounder. Capt. Tony will be happy to clean your catch upon your return to the docks so you can take it to the table.

Kids over 5 are welcome, and you’re guaranteed to have some family fun. If you’re booking a trip for multiple days, note that you should arrange lodging and meals separately. You can ask your captain about anything you need.

There’s a cooler and ice on board, but make sure to bring your own food and drinks for your refreshment. Bring some sun protection and dress appropriately so you can be comfortable on board.

All that’s left to do now is to decide on the adventure you’d like to have and you’re ready to explore the productive Intercoastal Waterway!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    5 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Day Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    $400
    This is the trip to go on for a fully authentic experience fishing these productive waters. Fish all day and spend a day on the beach of beautiful St. Catherine’s Islands. Target fish like Redfish, Flounder, Trout, Tarpon, and Whiting. You can go on an Afternoon cruise and a seafood dinner at a local restaurant. All the fishing gear will be provided, but note that lodging and meals have to be planned separately. Don't forget sun protection, and come have an amazing fishing vacation!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $400
    Go on this trip to spend 4 hours fishing these beautiful Georgia waters. You'll go out on the intercoastal waterways and try to reel in some Redfish, Trout, and Flounder. All the equipment will be provided by your captain, just make sure to bring some sun protection. There's a cooler and ice on board, but bring your own snacks and drinks to stay refreshed. All that's left to do is book the trip and get excited for your inshore fishing adventure!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $750
    Book this trip to spend a whole day fishing for the prized species this area has to offer. The full-day trips allow for expanded fishing areas that may be subject to tide level access. You'll have an experienced captain who'll take you to the best fishing grounds. Target a variety of species like Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Tarpon, and Whiting. The captain will have all the equipment you need, just bring sunscreen. There's a cooler and ice on board but make sure to bring food and drinks, and you're all set!
  • Private trip
    Cast and Blast
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Nov 15 - Jan 23
    $800
    This is a seasonal trip geared towards the sportsman that enjoys both fishing and hunting. Try your luck with all sea duck species in the morning, then grab some lunch, and spend the afternoon catching Trout and Redfish. All permits and licenses are required on this trip. If you are an out-of-state client, it will be required for you to have a temporary permit and license for hunting as well as a non-resident license for duck hunting. Bring some food and drinks, and get ready for some fun!

About the Captain

Tony Gaskin
Midway, Georgia, United States
ID & License verified
66 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since October 2019
I have fished all my life growing up in coastal Georgia. I got more pleasure out of being on the water than playing sports. Every day is a learning experience and I look forward to the next bite with excitement for myself and my clients. There is no better place to make a lifetime memory with friends and loved ones. I take great pride in sharing and providing that experience for all. I have been a Professional Tournament Angler for the past four years, competing in Redfish Tours throughout the Gulf Coast and up to the Carolinas. I enjoy sharing my knowledge to help fishermen become better Anglers.

About this listing

Targeted species

Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Blacktip Shark
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat specs

Sportsman 234 Tournament Series Bay (Bay boat) originally built in 2019. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha 4.2 SHO engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 55 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Popping

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Denali rods and Penn reels.
Live Bait
Limited supply when available.
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 30 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

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
5 and up. Kids under 10 will limit fishing area.
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 1.5% charge will apply.

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 66 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Wade B.
Fort Wayne, IN
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An Unforgettable Experience on the Water with Captain Tony

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on February 23, 2022
We reserved a full day of fishing with Captain Tony.  This was our first time fishing the area and also first fishing experience...
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Brian G.
United States
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Capt. Tony is a legit stick and good guy to fish with.

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on December 31, 2021
Admittedly, we had a tough day on the water. Just about everything was working against us (extreme 8 ft. spring tide, fresh...
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Ernane I.
Windermere, FL
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Half day trip with Capt. Tony

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on September 4, 2022
Had a great trip with Tony! Took us to 5-6 different spots, in the open bay, in the river and even smaller canals where we...
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Ted L.
Skippack, Pennsylvania
Excellent
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Great time on a hot day!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on July 23, 2022
A hot July Day with 4 on the boat and Tony found fish for us. We had a great time and a lot of fun too. Tony is a true Professional...
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CJ D.
Boiling Springs, SC
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Half day trip w/ Captain Tony

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on June 5, 2022
Great day of fishing!  Captain Tony was extremely knowledgeable and did all the right things to put us on the fish. We didn’t...
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FAQs about Flat Out Guide Service

Flat Out Guide Service offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per day per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 5 Day Trip (5 days)
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $750 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $200 per person after 2 guests - Cast and Blast (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Flat Out Guide Service, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with Flat Out Guide Service include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Denali rods and Penn reels.)
  • Live Bait (Limited supply when available.)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Flat Out Guide Service offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Flat Out Guide Service offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Popping

Top targeted fish species with Flat Out Guide Service include:
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon
  • Whiting