Reel Shallow Adventures

With Reel Shallow Adventures you’ll be fishing in shallow waters, but the fun and excitement run deep in their fishing tours. You can experience the flats of Bayport Florida and try your luck with a variety of tasty and challenging fish. Don’t worry, Captain Garry Strickland will guide you all the way, and help you get that fish.

This charter can accommodate 4 guests per trip. You’ll be exploring the Bayport waters on the Century (flats boat) model from 1999. The vessel is 22ft long and is fitted with a single Yamaha engine that can reach speeds up to 30 knots. To improve your fishing experience there’s fishfinding equipment on board.

With Captain Strickland, you get to experience the nearshore fisheries of the region that include flats and backcountry locations. You can hone your light tackle game and depending on the season get to pick your trophy. You may encounter Redfish and Trout, while in cooler months you can go after the delicious Grouper.

The crew includes the first mate and they will help your prepare your catch if you get lucky. All the necessary fishing equipment, bait, and lures will be waiting on board, and also you don’t need to fuss about the fishing license. The charter has you covered.

Discover the relaxing area of Bayport mangroves and then feel the action of its fish. Book Reel Shallow Adventures and have a great time!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Nearshore Grouper
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    price breakdown
    During this 8 hour trip catch Grouper like nowhere else. Shallow water Grouper is at its best. Also get the chance to catch Spanish Macrel, Grunt, Sea Bass , Sharks and Cobia
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    price breakdown
    Let yourself spend 8 hours on the waters of Bayport Park. You get to cruise the inshore or backcountry locations and you may go for Redfish, Trout, and Snook.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    price breakdown
    With this 4 hour trip you start early. Anglers get to explore the inshore or backcountry areas of Bayport Park.

About the Captain

Gary Strickland
Bayport, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
Member since September 2020
If you need a guide across mangroves Gary is your guy. He will show you the best tricks how to get your fish in flats

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish

Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Century (Flats boat) originally built in 1999. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

22 ft
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle


Live Bait Well
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
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.


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:
American Express
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2% fee.

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