Hammertime Fishing Charters

Explore Tampa Bay and beyond with Hammertime Fishing Charters! Meet Captain Greg, who’s been fishing this area for over 20 years. His patience and enthusiasm led him to turn his passion into his career. Capt. Greg is thrilled to meet new clients of all ages and skill levels, from beginners to seasoned veterans.

You’ll be fishing on a 25’ Sea Hunt boat that accommodates up to 4 guests. This reliable center console is powered by twin 150 HP Yamaha engines and features the latest navigational electronics. The boat is fitted with a live bait tank, downriggers, and safety gear.

Captain Greg has a unique ability to match the day’s trip to his guests’ skill level so everyone aboard enjoys their experience to the fullest. From short 4-hour trips to extended 10-hour adventures, there’s lots of trips to choose from.

Depending on the season, you can go after Tarpon, Snook, Hogfish, Wahoo, Sheepshead, Mackerel, Trout, and many more. Not only can you keep the catch, but Capt. Greg also cleans it for you free of charge.

All fishing equipment and licenses are included in the price. There’s also fresh water on the boat but feel free to bring other beverages and snacks as well.

Hammertime Fishing Charters offers a year-round fishing adventure. Choose one of the trips and start your saltwater action.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Tarpon
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jul 31
    $1,475
    Spend this whole time targeting his Silver Majesty - Tarpon! You'll be using light tackle and the captain will make sure all equipment is ready. Your licenses are also covered, so you just need to pack food, drinks, and sun protection.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,200
    Spend the day targeting various fish species in inshore and nearshore spots. You can go after Snook, Tarpon, Cobia, Kingfish, Sheepshead, Spanish Mackerel, Trout, and many more. You get to keep the catch and the captain will clean it free of charge.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Tarpon
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jul 31
    $1,200
    A full day of Tarpon fishing is every angler's dream. Catch the Silver King with an experienced captain and earn your bragging rights. Don't forget to pack polarized sun glasses, sunscreen, food, and drinks.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Tarpon
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jul 31
    $900
    This 6-hour trip will take you to flats and backcountry spots, where you can target the Silver King. The captain will take care of all fishing equipment you'll need, so you just need to pack snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $850
    This 6-hour trip will take you exploring the inshore and nearshore spots, where you can target a variety of species. Go after Trout, Snook, Kingfish, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, Sheepshead, and many more. All fishing equipment and licenses are included in the price.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $850
    This 6-hour trip will take you exploring the inshore and nearshore spots, where you can target a variety of species. Go after Trout, Snook, Kingfish, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, Sheepshead, and many more. All fishing equipment and licenses are included in the price.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Night Trip – Shark
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Sep 30
    $575
    This 4-hour night adventure will take you after several types of Sharks. Start your journey when the night comes down and experience fishing in a completely different setting. All fishing equipment is included in the price.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $550
    This short adventure will take you after Sheepshead, Snook, Trout, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, and many other inshore and nearshore species. The captain will prepare all fishing equipment you'll need, as well as your licenses.
  • Private trip
    Half day afternoon trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $550
    Nearshore or inshore trip.

About the Captain

Greg Hamrich
St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
4 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since January 2021
Captain Greg Hamrich was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Florida. Greg has been fishing the Tampa Bay and surrounding areas for almost a quarter century. Captain Greg has many top finishes in local tournaments.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Hogfish Hogfish
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Sheepshead Sheepshead

Snook Snook
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Sea Hunt (Center console) originally built in 2017. Powered by 2 150HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

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 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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
PayPal

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Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
67%
Friendly captain
67%
Recommend this charter
75%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
67%
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Mark D.
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Full day with Captain Greg

8 Hour Trip on June 23, 2021
Captain Greg was awesome took very good care of us! Went for a full day caught tons of fish couldn’t be happier
Mark D. recommends Hammertime Fishing Charters
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Charlie H.
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Fishing with Greg

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on April 9, 2021
Charlie H. recommends Hammertime Fishing Charters
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Jason D.
Cedar Springs, MI
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April fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half day afternoon trip on April 9, 2021
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Wakeman, OH
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Fishing with Greg

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on April 28, 2021
Braeden C. does not recommend Hammertime Fishing Charters
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FAQs about Hammertime Fishing Charters

Hammertime Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $550 per group - Half day afternoon trip (4 hours)
  • $550 per group - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • $575 per group - 4 Hour Night Trip – Shark (4 hours)
  • $850 per group - 6 Hour Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • $850 per group - 6 Hour Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • $900 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Tarpon (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Tarpon (8 hours)
  • $1,475 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Tarpon (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Hammertime Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Hammertime Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water only )
  • Fishing License

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

Hammertime Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Hammertime Fishing Charters include:
  • Cobia
  • Hogfish
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snook
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon
  • Wahoo