Enjoy a beautiful day out on the Gulf of Mexico or Tampa Bay with Inverted Fishing Charters! This area is home to many exciting fish species and Capt. Martin will use his expertise to help you land the catch of your dreams.

You’ll be fishing on a 26’ Gause Built that accommodates up to 4 guests fishing comfortably. This bay boat is powered by a 250 HP Yamaha engine and reaches a maximum speed of 40 knots. There’s also a live well to keep your baits frisky all day long and a cooler for your catch. This swift and capable boat is equipped with the latest in modern fishing accessories including Simrad Sonar with Sidescan, GPS Spotlock trolling motor, and Power Pole shallow water anchor.

Inverted Fishing Charters offers a variety of fishing trips to meet any angler’s needs. Depending on what experience you’re hoping to get, you can explore the backwaters and inshore bays for Flounder, Trout, Redfish, and Snook. Or head to the nearshore waters, wrecks, and reefs to tackle Cobia, Permit, King Mackerel, Grouper, Snapper, and many more.
Capt. Martin also offers Tarpon trips during the season, which usually goes from May until July.

All trips come with tackle, bait, waters, and licenses for everyone on board. So grab your camera and your cooler and get ready to make some memories!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Red Snapper Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Aug 2
    $1,800
    Want to hook yourself a seriously huge fish? Join us on this epic Red Snapper fishing trip, which only federally permitted vessels can offer! Book between June 1st and August 2nd to experience deep-water Red Snapper fishing. You'll also target Grouper, Tuna, Cobia and many other species.
  • Private trip
    Offshore Full Day
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,800
    On this trip, you'll head 25–40 miles out into deep blue waters, where you can target huge Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack, Cobia, or Tuna species. Your captain will provide your fishing gear, as well as your fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Tarpon
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,000
    Battle the legendary Silver King! These migratory beasts range anywhere from 100-200lbs and are primarily targeted in the summer months along the beaches of St. Petersburg, Anna Maria, and Longboat Key.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Nearshore Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $900
    Depending on the time of year, you'll be targeting Grouper, Shark, Cobia, Tripletail, and many other species. This trip is for the hardcore anglers looking to catch a fish of a lifetime! All fishing equipment is included in the price, as well as your fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Offshore Halfday Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $800
    If your group doesn't want to be out on the water all day, but still wants to take home some delicious fresh fish for dinner, this is the trip for you! You’ll be targeting Snapper, Grouper, Amber Jack, Cobia and Hogfish. Your captain will provide all the fishing gear you need, as well as a license.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Nearshore Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    This trips for anglers who can't stop fishing. If you are looking to bring home some meat and keep the rods bent this is the trip for you. Target a variety of species and catch the tastiest fish meat you'll ever find. All fishing equipment and licenses are included in the price.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Inshore Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    Get the waters of the bays all to yourself and fish for whatever swims along the shore. Target Redfish, Flounder, Snook, Trout, and make a great catch possible.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Tarpon Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    As mid April approaches the Tarpon start biting. The “Silver King” is high on every angler's bucket list, these tough-fighting beasts will take all your skills and strength to reel in. Using light tackle, you'll face an incredible challenge, but you'll end the day with an even better story to tell.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Inshore Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    Add a few more hours to the half day and spend more time on the inshore waters of the bay. Targeting Snook, Redfish, Trout.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Nearshore Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $550
    The 4 hour is a half-day adventure for those who are in a bit of a crunch time on their vacations. This is the perfect amount of time for new fishermen and kids. This is where you will target a Redfish, Trout, and Snook along with other species as well.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Inshore Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    Don’t let the length of the trip fool you! You will have plenty of time catch the bite for Redfish, trout, Flounder, and Snook.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Inshore Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $250
    This trip is best for a quick getaway. You can target Redfish, Snook and Trout. This is a perfect day out for the whole family or a group of friends.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Inshore Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $250
    You can target Redfish, Snook, and Trout. This is a perfect day out for the whole family or a group of friends.
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About the Captain

Martin Lane
St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & License verified
13 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2020
I practically grew up on the water. I was introduced to fishing at the age of 2 years. It didn't take long for my passion to kick in and I've been doing it ever since.

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Targeted Species

Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Permit Permit

Redfish Redfish
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snook Snook

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon
Tripletail Tripletail

Boat Specs

Gause Built (Bay boat) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

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

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 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 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
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
80%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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VERIFIED   Half Day Inshore Trip (AM) on May 31, 2021
Had a great morning fishing with Martin.  He worked hard to put us on fish and the family had a great time.  Martin is very...
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Martin is the best captain in Florida!

VERIFIED   Half Day Inshore Trip (AM) on May 9, 2021
If you are looking for a friendly, prepared, and educated captain you need to book this trip! Martin exceeded our expectations...
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Riverview, FL
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Tarpon Trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Tarpon Trip on June 3, 2021
Tarpon bite wasn’t on today but Captain Martin did everything in his power to make it a good trip. Caught some nice fish...
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Riverview, Florida
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Fishing with Martin

VERIFIED   2 Hour Inshore Trip (PM) on April 18, 2021
There were four in our party and Captain Martin made us feel so comfortable.  He really hustled to get as many bites as possible...
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4 hour trip 8 am

VERIFIED   Half Day Inshore Trip (AM) on June 8, 2021
OMG! Such fun. Would highly recommend and plan to go back next time in Florida. Thanks captain Martin, for a great day!
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FAQs about Inverted Fishing Charters

Inverted Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $250 per group - 2 Hour Inshore Trip (PM) (2 hours)
  • $250 per group - 2 Hour Inshore Trip (AM) (2 hours)
  • $500 per group - Half Day Inshore Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $550 per group - Half Day Nearshore Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - 3/4 Day Inshore Trip (6 hours)
  • $700 per group - Full Day Inshore Trip (8 hours)
  • $700 per group - 3/4 Day Nearshore Trip (6 hours)
  • $700 per group - Half Day Tarpon Trip (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - Offshore Halfday Trip (4 hours)
  • $900 per group - Full Day Nearshore Trip (8 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - Full Day Tarpon (8 hours)
  • $1,800 per group - Full Day Red Snapper Fishing (8 hours)
  • $1,800 per group - Offshore Full Day (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Inverted Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box (two 65qt Yeti Coolers)

Trips booked with Inverted Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (bottle water)
  • Fishing License

Inverted Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing

Inverted Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning

Top targeted fish species with Inverted Fishing Charters include:
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Permit
  • Redfish
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snook
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon
  • Tripletail