Are you looking for a memorable adventure on the beautiful Gulf Coast of Florida? Or maybe you’re craving a peaceful getaway from the day-to-day grind? Look no further than the team at Wet Lines Fishing Charters who are here to make it happen for you!

Captain Zach George has over 20 years of fishing experience and was raised to savor the bite from a young age. He’ll guide you, your family and friends to a whole new world, in which the angler appreciates the water and respects the surroundings.

You’ll board a 22’ Aquasport center console bay boat and head out from Wet Lines Bait and Tackle Shop in Clearwater, Florida. That’s right – Wet Lines is one of the only fishing charters around that has its very own bait shop, ensuring you’re stocked and ready to go for every trip! 

The vessel is perfect for stealthy inshore action and nearshore adventures. She can comfortably accommodate up to 4 anglers, who can all fish at the same time. Captain Zach and Wet Lines Fishing are confident you’ll create memories for a lifetime on board!

The productive waters here are stocked with plenty of Snook. Redfish, Tarpon, Trout, and Sheepshead. Whether you’re looking to battle it out with fun to catch fish or stock the cooler with delicious dinner fare, there’s something for everyone.

Capt. Zach provides your gear, as well as all necessary fishing licenses. There’s ice-cold water on board, as well as plenty of ice storage for any additional drinks and snacks you choose to bring. At the end of the trip Capt. Zach and his crew are happy to clean and fillet your catch and any tips are appreciated.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to catch some Florida fish and "Wet A Line" with Capt. Zach and his crew!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $780
    This 8-hour trip includes all the works! You'll conquer the day as you venture out to all the best inland spots and coastline areas in Clearwater. Your targets include various species of Redfish, Trout, Tarpon, Snook, Cobia, and Hogfish! All of your gear, licenses, as well as lunch, are included so all you need to do is pack up the family and come on board!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    Just booked! Last booked: 0 minutes ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $580
    Can't commit to a full day on the water? Then the 6-hour charter is perfect for you! Capt. Zach and the Wet Lines team will take you to the best spots in the area for a variety of inshore and nearshore fish. Your targets include Redfish, Snook, Tarpon, Sheepshead, and Hogfish to name a few! No need to worry about gear – that's included. There's bottled water on board too, but feel free to bring any other snacks and refreshments you'd like.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Night Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    $580
    Many species of fish like to feed at night! Escape the heat, depart in the evening and target a multitude of different fish as you aim for an inshore slam.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Night Fishing
    In demand! Last booked: 23 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    $380
    Depart in the evening hours and catch the night bite! This trip will have you targeting multiple species and you'll have a great shot at an inshore slam!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $380
    What's better than a beautiful morning out on the water fishing? Stay on the bite for a variety of inshore and nearshore fish in Clearwater on this 4-hour adventure! You'll target the likes of Redfish, Snook, Tarpon, Cobia, Trout, and Sheepshead, to name a few! Anglers of all skill levels are welcome and gear, licenses, and bottled water are all included. Feel free to bring along any other drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $380
    Have some fun in the sun with Captain Zach and the Wet Lines team as you explore the gorgeous waters in Clearwater! You'll target a variety of inshore and nearshore fish including Redfish, Trout, Snook, Tarpon, Cobia, and Sheepshead! All of your gear, as well as licenses and bottled water, are included. There's plenty of ice storage on board so feel free to bring along any other snacks and drinks you'd like.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Mid-afternoon
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $250
    Beginner anglers, this is the trip for you! Capt. Zach is on board to show you the ropes on this introductory 2-hour trip. It's also a great option for families on a tight schedule looking to get a couple of hours on the water in. All of your gear, as well as licenses and bottled water, will be provided.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Mid-morning
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    $250
    Explore the productive inshore waters on this 2-hour introductory fishing trip! Capt. Zach is on hand to help with everything from learning how to hook and cast, to targeting a specific species. This is also a great option if you're pressed for time and can only afford a few hours on the water. Gear, licenses, and bottled water are all included.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Sunset Fishing
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    $250
    Embark on a 2 hour night trip to target multiple species and have a great shot at an inshore slam!
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $250
    This is a great way for beginners to learn their fishing preferences under Captain Zach's expertise and guidance. Whether you're looking to brush up your skills or want to give family and friends a taste of the fishing in the beautiful waters of Clearwater, Florida – this one's for you! Gear, licenses, and bottled water are all included.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $250
    A perfect introduction to fishing for novice anglers! This trip will see you on the water for 2 hours with Capt. Zach for a crash course. Brush up on your skills, or learn the basics, it's up to you! It's also a great option for families with limited time to spare. All of your gear, as well as fishing licenses and bottled water, are included.
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About the Captain

Zachary George
Clearwater, Florida, United States
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282 Customer Reviews
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Member since December 2019
Fishing has been my entire life ever since I can remember. It's how my family spends most of its time together, and because of this, I was taught at a very young age. For generations, my family has been passionate about saltwater and freshwater fishing. So much so, that I even have close family members who have invented and patented various types of products specifically for catching fish! I have made fishing a way of life, and I am proud to be able to share that with others.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Ladyfish Ladyfish
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Sheepshead Sheepshead

Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Tripletail Tripletail

Boat Specs

Aquasport (Bay boat) originally built in 2012. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 49 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

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

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days 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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not 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

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Catch intended fish
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Mindi C.
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4 hr morning trip with Capt. Zach

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip (AM) on June 2, 2021
My husband and boys have never done any off shore fishing and we had an absolute blast with Zach and Garrett!😁😁😁 They...
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Amanda R.
Tampa, Florida
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2 hour trip with kids (7&13)

VERIFIED   NEW  2 Hour Trip (AM) on June 8, 2021
We were looking for a laid back, short, in shore fishing trip and this trip fit the bill! Our daughter, 7, loved it so much...
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Tampa, Florida
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Captain Zach was GREAT!

VERIFIED   NEW  2 Hour Trip – Sunset Fishing on May 17, 2021
Captain Zach did a great job with our charter. He was friendly and encouraging and lots of fun. He made the trip relaxing and...
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4hr AM Trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on May 8, 2021
We couldn’t say more about Captain Zach and Wet Lines fishing. While we weren’t really successful as fisherman, we had...
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4 hour trip with Captain Nick

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Night Fishing on April 23, 2021
Nick worked very hard to make sure we had a good time, and to try to find active fish. Man did he deliver!! Not sure what our...
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FAQs about Wet Lines Fishing

Wet Lines Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $250 per group, additional $30 per person after 2 guests - 2 Hour Trip – Mid-afternoon (2 hours)
  • $250 per group, additional $30 per person after 2 guests - 2 Hour Trip – Mid-morning (2 hours)
  • $250 per group, additional $30 per person after 2 guests - 2 Hour Trip – Sunset Fishing (2 hours)
  • $250 per group, additional $30 per person after 2 guests - 2 Hour Trip (AM) (2 hours)
  • $250 per group, additional $30 per person after 2 guests - 2 Hour Trip (PM) (2 hours)
  • $380 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Night Fishing (4 hours)
  • $380 per group - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $380 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $580 per group - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)
  • $580 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Night Fishing (6 hours)
  • $780 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Wet Lines Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor (Ensures you're not disruptive in shallow waters)
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Wet Lines Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Tips appreciated!)
  • Drinks (Bottled water)
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Wet Lines Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing (up to 9 Nautical Miles)
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Wet Lines Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning

Top targeted fish species with Wet Lines Fishing include:
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Ladyfish
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tripletail