Fish Tampa Bay’s numerous coves, inlets, and flats and target big fish with Tampa Fishing Academy and Charters! Your guide for the day is Captain Shawn Pratt, an enthusiastic angler and patient guide who has the knowledge and experience to put you on the fish all day long.
Hop aboard his 2014 24’ Hanson center console, perfectly suited for 6 anglers who all want to be able to fish at the same time. You’ll get to all the best spots fast thanks to her 200 HP Yamaha engine that can cruise at a speed of 40 knots. Her shallow draft makes her ideal for navigating the diverse inshore and nearshore waters nearby and makes for a steady ride.
You’ll depart from Apollo Beach and hit the most productive spots for highly desirable saltwater fish. We’re talking Snook, Snapper, Tripletail, Kingfish, Cobia, and Sheepshead depending on seasonality. Since you’re fishing in Florida, it goes without mentioning that there’s ample Tarpon during the mighty beasts migratory season.
All of the Penn and Shimano rods, reels, and tackle you need for a successful day of fishing will be provided. Capt. Shawn is also happy and clean and bag your catch at the end of the day for easy transport home. Just be sure to pack drinks and snacks to keep you going and feel free to store them in the onboard cooler.
On trips that have more than 4 guests a first mate will also be on board helping out, tipping is appreciated. Seasoned and novice anglers alike are bound to have an epic day aboard Tampa Fishing Academy and Charters!
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Hanson (Center console) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha 200 engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.
Types of Fishing
Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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.
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.