TNT Fishing Charters

Boat Ramp
Nokomis FL, United States

TNT Fishing Charters specializes in putting their clients on top of hot bite in the beautiful Gulf of Mexico. The charters launch from Venice, Florida and take you to the most productive spots available on state waters.

Captain Tom and his crew are family-friendly and especially enjoy introducing kids to fishing. If you want to put a smile on your child’s face or have a relaxing day with your family, you have found the right company. And even if you’ve never held a fishing rod in your hand, there is nothing to worry about. The crew will guide you through the basics before you make your first cast!

Explore the gulf’s natural and artificial reefs, deep ledges, rock piles, and shipwrecks. TNT Fishing Charters will take you bottom fishing for various types of Snapper and Grouper, trolling for Kingfish, Cobia, and many other exciting species. From Amberjack to King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Tuna, Cobia, and Sharks, Capt. Tom has all that’s needed to get you on the fish.

Just hop onboard a 27’ Grady White center console. Its twin 200 HP Yamaha engines are there to power you and three fishing buddies to the hottest grounds in the area. The boat is outfitted with latest navigational and fish finding electronics, as well as other professional accessories and tools.

All trips come with everything you need to make a great catch possible. You only need to bring your own snacks and drinks with you, along with appropriate clothing.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    US$ 800
    up to 4 persons
    This trip gives you enough time to catch a large amount of fish and mix it up with some bottom fishing and also trolling for larger fish. Sharks, Cobia, and Kings are the most popular catches on these trips.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    US$ 650
    up to 4 persons
    This trip allows you lenty of time to get to some great spots to be able to bottom fish and also put out some live baits. You will be fishing for Sharks, Kingfish, Cobia, and larger species. The catch will depend on the season and what's biting!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    US$ 500
    up to 4 persons
    This is a nice trip out and around 8 miles to various spots for bottom fishing. You will be going for Snapper, Grouper, and many other great species.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 500
    up to 4 persons
    This afternoon trip will see you checking the productive spots within 8 miles from shore. You will be bottom fishing for various types of Grouper, Snapper, and many other exciting species.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Barracuda (Great)
Cobia
Grouper (Black)

Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Little Tunny (False Albacore)

Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Yellowtail)
Spanish Mackerel
Tarpon

Boat Specs

Grady White (Center console) originally built in 2003. Powered by 2 200HP Yamaha engines.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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

About the Captain

Tom Bailas
Nokomis, Florida, United States
Member since May 2015
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I was a born captain. Growing up on the east coast, I was fishing as a young child and then started to fish all the tournaments. I became a captain to teach others to fish and have them enjoy all the fun and exciting times that it has to offer. We currently fish The Kingfish Tournament Series where we regularly place in the top 3.
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 98%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.69
out of 5 stars from 12 reviews
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Experience
Half Day trip with Captain Tom.
Half day trip with captain Muke
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Good experience
83%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
83%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
83%
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Brad Obryan
Venice, Florida
 5.00
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3/4 day trip with Tom

VERIFIED   December 23, 2017
Great day of fishing with a captain that really knows what he’s doing and is a great guy as well.  We had an incredible...
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Philip Smithyes
Englewood, Florida
 5.00
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Half Day trip with Captain Tom.

VERIFIED   August 8, 2017
Despite the challenging conditions of a full moon and heavy overnight rain, Captain Tom and Trisha put us right on the fish...
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Cindy Elmore
Sarasota, Florida
 5.00
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Great day fishing!

VERIFIED   May 29, 2016
Four of us went fishing for 6 hours with Captain Tom yesterday and had a great day of fishing.  We caught Kingfish, Spanish...
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Jerome M. Hubis
Venice, Florida
 4.00
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Fishing with Tom

VERIFIED   December 14, 2017
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Paul Ryan
Brandon, Florida
 5.00
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Half day trip with captain Muke

VERIFIED   December 26, 2016
Great time.  Family trip with little fishing experience but Captain Mike and Trisha helped make it a great trip. ...
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