For a legendary day on the water, a trip with 48off Adventures is a must! You’ll be fishing alongside Captain Nate, who grew up catching fish in the area. After his 24-hour shift as a firefighter, he has 48 hours off (hence the name of the charter) and spends that time on the water. He’s on a mission to make great memories for his guests and help them catch the fish they’ve always wanted.

It all starts on a 23’ Hanson boat that accommodates up to 4 guests. She’s powered by a 150 HP Suzuki engine and reaches the speed of 35 knots. The boat features navigational electronics, a live bait tank, a cooler, and a fighting chair. For all of those who want to take a dip in the water, there’s snorkeling gear.

The local waters offer a variety of inshore species to catch, with the most popular being Redfish, Tripletail, Trout, Snook, Snapper, Grouper, and Shark. But one fish that definitely stands out is the Silver King - Tarpon! Tarpon will put up a great fight with a spectacle - sky high acrobatic jumps. This is also Capt. Nate’s favorite target, so he’s an expert at catching them.

All fishing equipment, including rods, reels, lures, and live bait are covered by the captain. He also takes care of your fishing licenses and soft drinks. You only need to pack some food and sun protection for the day.

Have an amazing time catching fish, and leave the boat with a bag full of cleaned fish fillets. 48off Adventures makes sure each trip is a story to tell.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Tarpon
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Aug 31
    $1,050
    Spend the whole day targeting the best fighter in these waters. Tarpon on a hook will give a great fight and lots of exciting moments. Pick up and drop off time will change due to tides.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Tarpon
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Aug 31
    $850
    This extended trip focuses on catching the Silver King. This will be a day you'll remember for a long time. All fishing equipment is covered by Capt. Nate and he'll also prepare cold drinks.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $850
    Spend the day exploring the inshore spots and targeting a variety of species. It's hard to list all of them, but the most common catches are Trout, Redfish, Tripletail, Cobia, Mangrove Snapper, Snook, and more.
  • Private trip
    6 hour near shore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    Dont want to go way off shore but still target a variety of different reef fish. You'll be fishing the near shore waters and reefs for Spanish Mackerel, Kingfish, Snapper, Grouper, Cobia, and others. Rods, reels, tackle , and bait are included in the price of the trip, also have a cooler loaded with ice and bottle waters.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    This inshore adventure will give you enough time to switch fishing spots and find the ones with the best action. Target Trout, Redfish, Snook, Tripletail, Cobia, and many more.
  • Private trip
    4 hour near shore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    Dont want to go way off shore but still target a variety of different reef fish. You'll be fishing the near shore waters and reefs for Spanish Mackerel, Kingfish, Snapper, Grouper, Cobia, and others. Rods, reels, tackle , and bait are included in the price of the trip, also have a cooler loaded with ice and bottle waters.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Night Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 PM
    $500
    Nighttime fishing is something every angler should experience. You'll go near the dock lights for Snook and Reds. No sunburn on this trip! Just pack some snacks and you're ready to go.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $450
    This short inshore trip is perfect for families with kids or beginners who don't want to stay on the water for too long. Explore the calm waters and target some of the tastiest fish in the area - Redfish, Trout, Snook, Tripletail, and more.
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About the Captain

Nate Everhardt
Ruskin, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
4 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since May 2021
Captain Nate Everhardt was raised in Ruskin FL and he has been fishing the beautiful waters of Tampa Bay his whole life. He has turned his lifelong passion into a business on his days off from being a firefighter here in Tampa FL.

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Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)
Redfish Redfish

Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Tarpon Tarpon
Tripletail Tripletail

Boat Specs

Hanson (Bay boat) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 150HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Bowfishing
Handline

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Ruskin to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 30% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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
Visa
Mastercard
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
67%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
67%
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Dawn F.
Ruskin, Florida
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6 HOUR IN SHORE WITH CAPT. NATE EVERHARDT

NEW  6 Hour Trip – Inshore on July 13, 2021
THIS WAS AN AMAZING FISHING TRIP I HIGHLY RECOMMEND BOOKING YOUR TRIP WITH CAPT. NATE, HE WAS AN EXCELLENT CAPTAIN AND MADE...
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Shane G.
Gastonia, NC
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6 hour tarpon trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Tarpon on June 8, 2021
Capt. Nate is top notch!!! He works really hard to get you on fish, we didn’t hook up on any tarpon, but I truly believe...
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Spring Hill, Florida
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6hr near shore trip

NEW  6 hour near shore on July 17, 2021
Definitely book a trip with captain Nate! Had an awesome day out on the water caught snapper, grouper, and was able to do a...
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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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True local guided trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Inshore on June 7, 2021
Captain Nate was a true local who has been fishing the waters of Tampa Bay his entire life. He went above and beyond to make...
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FAQs about 48off Adventures

48off Adventures offers the following trips to customers:
  • $450 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Inshore (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Night Trip (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 4 hour near shore (4 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Inshore (6 hours)
  • $700 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 6 hour near shore (6 hours)
  • $850 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Tarpon (6 hours)
  • $850 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Inshore (8 hours)
  • $1,050 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Tarpon (8 hours)

When you book a trip with 48off Adventures, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with 48off Adventures include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License (Up to 4 people)

48off Adventures offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

48off Adventures offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Bowfishing
  • Handline

Top targeted fish species with 48off Adventures include:
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon
  • Tripletail