Chasin’ Tail Fishing Charters

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Chasin’ Tail Fishing Charters is all about customizing your day on the water of Sarasota, Florida. Whatever fishing experience you are hoping to have, Capt. Tyler is more than happy to accommodate your specific needs.

Fishing with a Sarasota Native who has been in the charter boat business for over a decade is a rewarding experience. Capt. Tyler knows the hottest spots to land the fish of the day. Tyler believes that the most important thing is for you to have memories that will last a lifetime once you come back to shore. Chaisin’ Tail Fishing Charters is his full-time job and he spends almost every day mastering the waters.

Capt. Tyler will greet you aboard a 24’ Sea Pro saltwater fishing boat. Built in 2003, the vessel was fully refurbished in 2017. It can comfortably take up to four anglers to fish in comfort and style.

Tyler’s boat is powered by a 200 HP Yamaha engine and can cruise at a top speed of 35 knots. The boat is fully rigged with electronics and professional accessories. All aboard!

Explore Siesta Key, the number one rated beach in the country. Fish the beautiful inshore waters and chase down trophy Snook, Redfish, Trout, and Pompano. Check the bite in the backwaters or head up to 9 miles out. Get your hands on monster Tarpon, rod-bending Kingfish, huge Cobia, Mangrove Snapper, Permit, Grouper, and Barracuda.

All trips come with Shimano great, licenses, bait, and lures. Capt. Tyler will also clean your catch at the end of the trip. If you want to catch fish with a fly, feel free to bring your own fly fishing equipment.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    High Flying Tarpon
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 20 May - 10 Jul
    $750
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Fish the beaches from Boca Grande, Siesta Key, and Tampa Bay; searching for the amazing drag-screaming, high-flying Silver King! Fish ranging from 80-200 pounds!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Troll/Bottom fish
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $700
    up to 4 persons
    + $75
    each additional person
    Get ready for Grouper, Snapper, Kingfish, Cobia, Barracuda, Tuna, and Sailfish! The fishing grounds are up to 9 miles out.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Nearshore (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $500
    up to 5 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Nearshore bottom fishing out front of the #1 beach in the United States! Fishing for Grouper, Snapper, Kingfish, Cobia, Shark, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and other reef species. Your catch will be handled with care and cleaned for the dinner table!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Nearshore (PM)
    Just booked!
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $500
    up to 5 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Enjoy some fine nearshore fishing for Snapper, Kingfish, Grouper, Shark, Sailfish, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and other reef species.
  • Private trip
    Night Snook Fishing
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 PM
    $450
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Searching for a great fight under the dark sky! Fishing the lights around Sarasota Bay and Siesta Key is a great way to watch the sunset and then go to work in the dark!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Inshore (AM)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    + $35
    each additional person
    Fishing the backwaters and intercoastal waters of the beautiful Siesta Key. You will be looking for Redfish, Snook, Trout, Flounder, Sheepshead, Pompano, Snapper, and Grouper. Your catch will be cleaned and bagged, ready for the dinner table after the trip!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Inshore (PM)
    In demand!
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    + $35
    each additional person
    This afternoon trip will take you fishing to the back and intercoastal waters of Siesta Key. You will be targeting Flounder, Sheepshead, Pompano, Snapper, Grouper, Trout, Redfish, and Snook.
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About the Captain

Tyler Chartrand
Sarasota, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
3 reports
ID & License verified
35 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since March 2015
I was born and raised in Sarasota. I have been a USCG licensed captain since 2010 and in the charter boat industry for well over 14. I became a charter boat captain with all my intentions of making my customers smile. There is nothing better than spending a day on the water with your loved ones or just wanting to have a good time with some friends. Fishing to me is all about having a great experience that will bring you back eager for more! Come fish with Chasin' Tail Fishing Charters and it will be something you talk about for the rest of your life.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Cobia
Flounder
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Permit
Pompano
Shark (Blacktip)
Snapper (Mangrove)

Snapper (Red)
Snook
Tarpon
Triggerfish (Gray)

Boat Specs

Sea Pro (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2003, and restored in 2019. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 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
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Handline
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. 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 Sarasota to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.65
out of 5 stars from 35 reviews
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Experience
Half day afternoon trip
Half day afternoon trip
Captain Tyler was awesome
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Angler Rating
26
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
97%
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Alex M.
Sarasota, FL
 5.00
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Great trip with the kids

VERIFIED   March 8, 2019
It was a great trip and the kids got to catch a bunch of sheepshead while watching the dolphin swim around the boat. ...
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Holly D.
Sarasota, FL
 5.00
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Half day inshore fishing with Capt. Tyler

VERIFIED   March 23, 2019
Excellent day of fishing and catching dinner!  We wished that we would have booked both the morning and afternoon trips...
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Andy H.
Woodbine, GA
 5.00
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Captain Tyler knows what he’s doing

VERIFIED   May 10, 2019
Captain Tyler wants you catching fish.  He knows the spots and techniques and works hard so you have a good time. If you...
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Annemarie A.
St. Petersburg, Florida
 5.00
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Snappers, Sheepies and Groupers

VERIFIED   April 6, 2019
Had a great time fishing in beautiful gulf waters. Captain Chartand is an excellent captain and pilot! He goes the extra mile...
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Fred H.
United States
 5.00
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Half day afternoon trip

VERIFIED   May 26, 2019
We had an excellent time with Tyler! Very knowledgeable about his job! Would definitely recommend him to anyone. Would do it...
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