Nautical Souls Sportfishing LLC

Enjoy a beautiful day out on the Gulf of Mexico or Tampa Bay with Nautical Souls Sportfishing! This area is home to many exciting fish species. So get in on the bite!

The charter is owned and operated by Captain Shane. He’s been born and raised in St. Petersburg, where he’s been fishing his whole life. He enjoys teaching anglers how to successfully land some of the most sought-after species, such as Snook, Redfish, Trout, Kingfish, and one of the greatest sportfish – Tarpon!

You will be fishing from a fully restored in 2020 24’ center console Morgan. It includes lots of space for landing your catch and is powered by a 250 HP Suzuki engine. There’s enough room for 6 anglers to fish in comfort.

The boat is rigged with all necessary equipment including GPS, Fishfinder, radio, quality fishing rods and reels, tackle, and live bait housed in a 70 gallon bait well. Fishing licenses are provided by the captain.

The captain will also take care of your fishing equipment. Everything will be ready to use before you even come on board. You only need to pack some snacks and drinks for the day. You can also keep the fish you catch and it will be cleaned and filleted after the trip.

Join Captain Shane with Nautical Soul Sportfishing and you’ll be sure to have an exhilarating day on the water landing fish!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Tarpon Special
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Jul 31
    $1,100
    price breakdown
    $1,100
    Enjoy the FIGHT of the Silver King - Tarpon. Catch these massive fish during their migration period. These are some of the most prized game fish due to size, strength, and stamina. Enjoy the show as they jump out of the water in their attempt to escape your hook. Ranging from 4-6 feet in length and weighing 60-280 pounds!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Tarpon Special
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Jul 31
    $900
    price breakdown
    $900
    The fight that the Silver King can put up is amazing. Take the challenge and try to land one of them, as they jump out of the water and constantly pull the line. There's a reason these fish are called the kings.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Kingfish Special
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $850
    price breakdown
    $850
    Get in on the hunt of the Kingfish! Prepare for an action-packed trip with these fast-swimming fish that travel in schools. Often you will find yourself in the middle of a fish frenzy reeling in one right after another!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $800
    price breakdown
    $800
    Enjoy the full day on the water! You can target Snook, Redfish, Trout, Cobia, Mangrove Snapper, and more. This trip is perfect if you're not a very experienced angler or you simply want to target a variety of fish.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Tarpon Special
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Jul 31
    $700
    price breakdown
    $700
    Catch massive Tarpon, ranging from 4-6 feet in length and weighing 60-280 pounds! This amazing fish puts up a great fight and really makes you work for it. Your fishing equipment is covered by the captain.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Kingfish Special
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    price breakdown
    $650
    Due to migration patterns of this species, this trip is only available during the months of FEB-APRIL and OCT-DEC. Target this strong and fast fish and see if you're up to the challenge. The captain will take care of your fishing equipment.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    Ideal for a little extra time on the water without taking up the full day. On this option, you can target Snook, Redfish, Trout, Cobia, Mangrove Snapper, and more. Let the captain know what you want to catch and he'll adjust the technique and the equipment.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Kingfish Special
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    Get ready for an exciting, action-packed trip. You'll spend the whole time targeting Kingfish. If 4 hours seem too short, you also have the option to take longer trips.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    The most popular trip on this charter! On this option, you can target Snook, Redfish, Trout, Cobia, Mangrove Snapper, and more. It's a perfect adventure for novice anglers or families with kids.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $250
    price breakdown
    $250
    This trip is best for a quick getaway. You can go after Snook, Redfish, and Trout. The captain will prepare your fishing equipment, so you only need to pack some snacks and drinks. This is a perfect day out for the whole family or a group of friends.
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About the Captain

Shane Edelstein
St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
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6 Customer Reviews
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Member since July 2020
Captain Shane was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. He has been navigating the waters of Tampa Bay his entire life, even making the newspaper at the young age of 2! Captain Shane is a licensed USCG Captain and certified in First Aid. Shane has been a commercial fisherman for over 20 years, supplying fresh-caught fish to local fish markets and restaurants.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Hogfish Hogfish
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish

Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Shark (Hammerhead) Shark (Hammerhead)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Morgan (Center console) originally built in 1981, and restored in 2020. Powered by a 250HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

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.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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5.00
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100%
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Dustin B.
Tampa, FL
 5.00
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It was a Shark kind of day!

VERIFIED   July 30, 2020
Captain Shane was excellent. Very knowledgeable and patient. Started catching shark about 5-10 min of casting line. He was...
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Barbara T.
St. Petersburg, FL
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Shane

VERIFIED   NEW  October 3, 2020
Thank you so much Captain Shane for taking us out!  We had a blast, really appreciate your attention with Little T. He...
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Jessica M.
Winter Park, FL
 5.00
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Shark Fishing!

VERIFIED   July 29, 2020
Captain Shane didn’t disappoint! We caught several 3-4 ft sharks. As I was reeling one in a big 7-8 ft hammerhead ate it...
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Amy M.
Broken Arrow, OK
 5.00
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2 hour trip with Captain Shane of Nautical Souls

VERIFIED   September 11, 2020
Shane was very attentive and communicated immediately after booking to ensure our needs would be met.  He was the perfect...
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Michael P.
San Juan
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VERIFIED   September 6, 2020
Captn Shane has us on fish in a matter of minutes.  We had plenty for dinner and he even recommended a great place for...
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