Captain Jared Crip and Knee Deep Charters offer you enjoyable inshore and nearshore fishing and island excursions out of Palm Harbor, Florida. Captain Jared is a veteran angler with 20 years of experience in public safety, offering a safe, professional, and fun environment for you, your family, and your friends. He gladly welcomes you to see the area’s waterways and offers a year-round challenging and rewarding fishing arena.

Your journey will start on a 22’ Sea Hunt bay boat that can accommodate up to 4 anglers. It is powered by a 250 HP Yamaha engine and uses all the modern GPS, fishfinder, as well as radio technology for a safe and efficient trip to the fish and back. The boat has also got a livewell that will provide you with live bait.

A wide choice of species you can go after includes Mangrove Snapper, Gag Grouper, King Mackerel, Bonnethead Shark, Tarpon, Hogfish, Flounder, and many more. You will be using bottom fishing and trolling on light tackle to attract them, and you are free to keep any fish you catch if it is allowed in the season.

Captain Jared supplies you with all the rods, reels, tackle, live bait, lures, and even fishing licenses and water. Also, he will clean and fillet your catch if you want him to, at no extra charge. For your trip, you will only need to bring your favorite food.

Pay Knee Deep Charters a visit and experience a true fishing adventure on the rich waters of Palm Harbor!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Tarpon Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Aug 1
    $800
    Fish for one of the greatest fighting and challenging fish on the West Coast of Florida. Your trip starts at 8:00 a.m. and lasts for 8 hours, giving you plenty of opportunity to reel in a big catch. The only thing you will need for this trip is some food.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $700
    Your trip kicks off at 9:00 a.m. and takes you to the inshore grounds of Palm Harbor to fish for various species for 6 hours. You should just bring the food of your choice and the captain will take care of all the gear, licenses, and water.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $400
    Starting at 9:00 a.m., you will spend 4 hours inshore fishing for Redfish, Snook, Trout, Flounder, Mangrove Snapper, and other inshore species. The only thing you should bring for your trip is some food, as the captain takes care of everything else.

About the Captain

Jared Crisp
Palm Harbor, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
7 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2021
Captain Jared Crisp is a 3rd generation Floridian who grew up fishing. He has fished the West Central Florida flats and nearshore waters for 40 years and he wants to share his knowledge with others and help them have the best possible experience on the water.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
Hogfish Hogfish

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Bonnethead) Bonnethead Shark
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper

Snapper (Yellowtail) Yellowtail Snapper
Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Sea Hunt (Bay boat) originally built in 2012. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling

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

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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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

Customer Reviews

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Jeruel M.
Safety Harbor, Florida
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Best time ever with my son!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on June 19, 2021
Captain was the best fishing guide I have fished with in florida by far. First of all he accepted our trip the night before...
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John H.
Tampa, Florida
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Great captain and host

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on June 8, 2021
We arrived a few minutes early and Jared was at the dock ready to go. The boat had the latest equipment and we were on fish...
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Heather F.
Marble, CO
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Fishing with Jared

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on July 18, 2021
Captain Jared was great. He went out of his way to inform us of the impact red tide would have on our trip. We decided to go...
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Ashley B.
NEW PT RICHEY, FL
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3/4 day deep sea and shallow water fishing

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on July 24, 2021
Had an awesome fishing trip! Jared knew all of the hot spots and set us up for success. We hooked a nice variety of fish and...
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Everett S.
Carlisle, PA
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6 Hour Trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on June 21, 2021
Had a great day on the water with Captain Jared!  Got us on the snapper in a hurry, and we were all able to limit out fairly...
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FAQs about Knee Deep Charters

Knee Deep Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $700 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Trip – Tarpon Fishing (8 hours)

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

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

Knee Deep Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Knee Deep Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling

Top targeted fish species with Knee Deep Charters include:
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Hogfish
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Bonnethead)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon