When you want to go fishing in Sarasota, one of the safest and most fun ways to do so is by taking a trip with Charter Fishing Sarasota. Your guide on this trip is Captain Bryan, who’s been fishing these waters for over 30 years. He’s a multi-generation fisherman and learned a lot from his father. The knowledge his family passed on to him only adds to the years of fishing experience.

Capt. Bryan encourages anglers of all ages and skill levels to take a part in the action. He’ll show you everything you need to know, so even if you started the trip as an amateur, you’ll feel like a pro by the end of it.

Sailing through the flats, backcountry, and reefs of Sarasota, you’ll go after Redfish, Tarpon, Permit, Snook, Trout, Cobia, Black Drum, and many more.  Further offshore, you’ll get to test your fishing mettle against the likes of Grouper, Snapper, King Mackerel, Barracuda, and more before you head back to land with some delicious table fare stored in the cooler.

The captain will supply everything you’ll need for a successful day on the water. Rods, reels, bait, tackle, fishing license, and a cooler filled with ice and bottled water.

Come on down and get ready for an angling experience you’ll remember for a long time!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $600
    Spend a fun morning in the inshore waters of Sarasota and catch some of the tastiest species out there. The captain will help you with the equipment if you're a novice and you'll quickly catch up.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $600
    Spend a fun afternoon in the inshore waters of Sarasota and catch some of the tastiest species out there. The captain will help you with the equipment if you're a novice and you'll quickly catch up.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $900
    Whether you're after Snook, Spotted Seatrout, Redfish, Tarpon, or some other inshore fish, you'll be able to catch them here. Catch something you've never caught before and conquer a new territory!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $900
    It's hard to sum up all of the species you can catch on this trip, but the most notable are Redfish, Trout, Snook, Black Drum, Cobia, and more. Your fishing equipment is fully covered by the captain, so just bring some snacks.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Tarpon (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 20 - Jul 1
    US $1,100
    Tarpon fishing in beautiful Sarasota and surrounding areas.

FAQs about Charter Fishing Sarasota Fl.

Charter Fishing Sarasota Fl. offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $600 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $600 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $900 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • US $900 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • US $1,100 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Tarpon (AM) (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Charter Fishing Sarasota Fl., you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Charter Fishing Sarasota Fl. include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

Charter Fishing Sarasota Fl. offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Charter Fishing Sarasota Fl. offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Meet the Captain

Bryan Galasso
Sarasota, Florida, United States
2 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
98 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2020
Capt. Bryan Galasso is a second-generation Sarasota native who is also a second-generation fisherman. For the past 30 decades, he's been fishing these waters, of which for the past 15 years he's been guiding fishing trips. He has the knowledge from inshore to offshore to provide a fun, safe, and successful experience on the water.

About this listing

Boat specs

Ranger (Center console) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Radar

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

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

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

No additional fees.
Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit 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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 98 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (72)
Truly unforgettable!
Fishing with Bryan
Great day out with Captain Bryan
+69
Angler rating
85
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
99%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
94%
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Tom N.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing trip in September

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on September 17, 2023
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Barry W.
Excellent
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Truly unforgettable!

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on April 2, 2024
Captain is a fish magnet.  He knows his stuff and his humor made it all work in tandem.  Had 2 other teenage boys on the...
Barry W. recommends Charter Fishing Sarasota Fl.
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Barry H.
Fort Myers, FL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
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Boat
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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First Taste of SALT!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 12, 2023
My granddaughter’s biggest catch before this trip was a bluegill! She caught a nice snook on her FIRST CAST! Captain Bryon...
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Michael C.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great time with Captain Bryan!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 18, 2024
We are not the best fisherman. Captain Bryan was patient, gave advice, helped untangle several lines, retrieved a lines in...
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Sam M.
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Great day out with Captain Bryan

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on November 19, 2023
Captain Bryan worked hard to put us on and keep us on the fish. We caught many different kinds of fish and were even able to...
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