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 24’ Skeeter center console with room for up to 4 anglers. Equipped with a powerful 300 HP Yamaha engine, the vessel cruises at 35 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
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    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
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    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
    2 Hour Trip – Starter
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $245
    price breakdown
    $245
    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
5 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

Skeeter (Center console) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
24 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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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   September 19, 2020
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Mostafa M.
Sarasota, Florida
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Half day trip with Captain Troy

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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James I.
Jacksonville, FL
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Non Stop Catching!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on September 6, 2020
Every spot we hit produce multiple fish. Caught redfish, filled the cooler with large snapper, caught so many Snook we lost...
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Garret S.
San Juan
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Fishing with Troy

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on July 20, 2020
There was never any down time.  We were on multiple species of fish all morning long.  Our captain was very polite, knowledgeable,...
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Palm Harbor, FL
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December fishing trip

VERIFIED   Special 7 hour trip for Andrey Dimarov on December 28, 2020
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