Charlton’s Reef Charters

5108 W Gandy Blvd
Tampa FL, United States

Capt. Tom Charlton offers flats and deep water fishing in the pristine waters of the Tampa Bay area.

Fishing aboard a 20 ft Mako Marine, he targets a wide variety of desirable game fish, including Snook, Trout, Redfish, Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, Shark, and Tarpon.

You can choose between going on a half day or full day charter trip depending on your time constraints and how long you want to spend on the water.
  Weekends only.

Capt. Tom Charlton offers flats and deep water fishing in the pristine waters of the Tampa Bay area.

Fishing aboard a 20 ft Mako Marine, he targets a wide variety of desirable game fish, including Snook, Trout, Redfish, Grouper, Snapper, Cobi


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  • Full Day Trip
    8 hour trip, flexible departure time
    US$ 700 private charter
  • Half Day Package
    3 hour trip, flexible departure time
    US$ 325 private charter
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About this listing

Boat Specs

Mako Marine (Center console) originally built in 1986, and restored in 2016. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha Saltwater Series engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
3 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Tampa Bay
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Popping
Drift Fishing
Targeted Species
 
Black Drum
 
Cobia

 
Grouper (Gag)
 
Grouper (Red)

 
Jack Crevalle
 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

 
Little Tunny (False Albacore)
 
Redfish

 
Seabass (Black)
 
Snapper (Mangrove)

 
Snapper (Red)
 
Snook
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Tampa to departure site is available and included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
Only 8 years old and above
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

20% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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.

About the Captain

Tom Charlton
Tampa, Florida, United States
Member since April 2015
I have been a Coast Guard licensed fishing charter captain in Tampa for 25 years. Having full coverage insurance and Red Cross training, I have your safety always in mind. Check me out and see how a quarter century of experience can put you on the fish.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.91 out of 5 stars from 18 reviews

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Great trip! There were fish but they just weren’t biting today…We still really enjoyed ourselves and would highly recommend Captain Mike’s charter trip again. He was very friendly and helpful.

Fished July 15, 2017
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Good and enjoyable trip with Captain Tom from ‘Charlton’s Reef Charters’
Lots of fish though we did not get caught bigger fish today.
Highly recommend Tom and his boat.

Fished July 11, 2017
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Can’t wait to go out with C apt Mike again. Definitely went above and beyond to
Make my 7 y/o grandson get on his fish.

Fished July 5, 2017
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