Experience the quality and excitement of fishing the Tampa Bay flats with Sureel Fishing! Whether you’re a seasoned fisherman or a first-timer, Captain Troy Leaf will help you have an adventure you won’t soon forget.

Come aboard Capt. Troy’s 27’ Pathfinder center console with room for up to 4 anglers. Equipped with a powerful 425 HP Yamaha engine, the vessel cruises at 50 mph, and will quickly take you from one fishing spot to the next. The boat comes equipped with all the latest electronics as well.

Tampa Bay will give you plenty of variety when it comes to fishing. Whether you want to fish for Snook and Redfish in a foot of water, or you want to head to nearby reefs and wrecks to bottom fish for big Grouper and Snapper, Capt. Troy can do it all, it just depends on your preference and what’s biting at the time.

Along with Florida fishing licenses, each trip includes the necessary fishing gear, as well as live bait, fish cleaning, water, and ice. All charters are family friendly and fun for everyone.

The fishing experience of a lifetime awaits you in St. Pete Beach, Florida. Book a trip with Sureel Fishing and discover why so many anglers return for more!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Tarpon Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 10 - Jul 31
    $750
    Chase the amazing tarpon during the couple months you can! These 80-200 pound prehistoric fish are also known as the Silver King! The tarpon fishing in Tampa Bay from May-July is truly epic! Come experience the adrenaline rush of a lifetime fighting these giants! This style fishing is best for anglers with some experience. This is a 6 hour trip based around the tide. 4 people Maximum.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $650
    Give yourself more time to track down that fish of a lifetime! Snook, Redfish and Trout in the morning followed by Grouper/Snapper before heading in? The 6 hour trip gives you more of a window to experience the quality and unbelievable variety that the area has to offer! Let me put you on some fish!
  • Private trip
    Night Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 PM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Aug 31
    $500
    Enjoy some time away from the mid day heat! Night fishing trips focus on local bridges, docks, and areas where the fish congregate in low light periods! These trips are seasonal and a great experience! You have to try it to see what the hype is about! These trips run 4 hours and start at 7:30 pm
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $450
    Hop on the boat for a 4 hour journey fishing the flats for Snook and Redfish or opt to go fish for Snapper/Grouper nearshore! Either way, this action packed 4 hour trip will get you back by lunch and ready to enjoy the rest of your vacation! Tell your fish stories at the lunch table after an epic 4 hour trip with Sureel Fishing.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $450
    Hop on the boat for a 4 hour journey fishing the flats for Snook and Redfish or opt to go fish for Snapper/Grouper nearshore! Either way, this action packed 4 hour trip will get you back by dinnertime so you can enjoy the rest of your evening. Tell your fish stories at the dinner table after an epic 4 hour trip with Sureel Fishing.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Starter
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    $295
    Quick, 2 hour trip to get on the water if you’re limited for time! Also a great way to get your kids out to experience the water! These trips target Snook, Snapper, Redfish, Trout, Sharks, Ladyfish, Mackeral, etc.
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About the Captain

Troy Leaf
St. Pete Beach, Florida, United States
8 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
17 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since June 2020
I grew up working on every kind of fishing boat you can imagine. My love for the Gulf of Mexico always kept me coming back, so I eventually made the decision to start my own business here in St Pete! I love everything that comes along with fishing, from seeing the sun come up early in the morning, to watching clients land that giant they've been dreaming about. I will work harder than anyone to help you have the trip of a lifetime! Book your trip now! You won't regret it!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)

Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Pathfinder (Center console) originally built in 2021. Powered by a 425HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
27 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

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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VERIFIED   2 Hour Trip – Starter on May 24, 2021
Loved it! Great time for kids or adults. They have a very nice boat and great equipment for fishing, including bait and tackle....
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Longmont, CO
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Half day trip Inshore

VERIFIED   2 Hour Trip – Starter on March 23, 2021
Troy is great! Very tentative. Keeps a lot of bait stocked. Boat is immaculate. He is making sure you are ripping lips the...
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VERIFIED   2 Hour Trip – Starter on April 16, 2021
Troy is the absolute best! He catches live bait every morning to ensure a catch. We literally couldn’t NOT catch a fish and...
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VERIFIED   2 Hour Trip – Starter on January 10, 2021
He knows all the good fishing spots and the boat was clean. Real friendly and worked with my little brother to make sure he...
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FAQs about Sureel Fishing

Sureel Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $295 per group, additional $25 per person after 2 guests - 2 Hour Trip – Starter (2 hours)
  • $450 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $450 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Night Fishing (4 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $750 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Tarpon Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Sureel Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Sureel Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

Sureel Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Sureel Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Sureel Fishing include:
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout