Come spend a day fishing inshore for many interesting species and enjoy the gorgeous natural surroundings this area has to offer. Captain Tim will guide you on your way to fish and help you have the best time on the water. Pick a day that suits you and head out for a memorable day of fishing in Florida!

Capt. Tim charter’s a 23’ Hanson capable of accessing the shallow waters that Anna Maria Island’s fish dwell in. The boat can carry 4 guests and runs on a 200 HP Yamaha engine. The boat is also equipped with a live well to provide you with live bait.

You’ll cruise inshore flats for Redfish, Snook, Spotted Seatrout, Jack Crevalle, Flounder, and Spanish Mackerel, as well as Mangrove Snapper.

Capt. Tim will provide all the rods, reels, tackle, bait, licenses, as well as a cooler with ice. Make sure you bring some food and drinks to keep you full and hydrated during your stay on the water.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $550
    Enjoy a flats fishing trip around Anna Maria Island and chase fish for 4 hours. Some of the species you'll try to catch include Snook, Redfish, Trout, and Jack Crevalle. Pickup times will vary depending on the season, weather, and tide. Pick-up locations may vary as well.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $550
    Enjoy a flats fishing trip around Anna Maria Island and chase fish for 4 hours. Some of the species you'll try to catch include Snook, Redfish, Trout, and Jack Crevalle. Pickup times will vary depending on the season, weather, and tide. Pick-up locations may vary as well.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    Enjoy a flats fishing trip around Anna Maria Island and chase fish for 6 hours. Some of the species you'll try to catch include Snook, Redfish, Trout, and Jack Crevalle. Pickup times will vary depending on the season, weather, and tide. Pick-up locations may vary as well.
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About the Charter Operator

Ami Flats Fishing
Holmes Beach, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
5 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2021
Captain Tim is a Florida native who grew up fishing the waters surrounding Anna Maria Island. His love for the water only grew when he joined the US Navy. The captain is passionate about inshore flats fishing for Redfish, Snook, and Trout.

About this listing

Targeted species

Flounder Flounder
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper

Boat specs

Hanson (Center console) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Alcohol
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

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

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Customer reviews

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Dave R.
Bradenton, Florida
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Capt. Tim Villars

3/4 Day Trip on October 23, 2022
Spent many times fishing with Captain Tim aka the Snook Wrangler, he knows where the hot spots are. He understands how the...
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Greg H.
Sarasota, Florida
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Half day trip with captain Tim

Half Day Trip on July 10, 2021
Captain Tim was awesome! I decided to book a charter and was referred to him. From the time I stepped on the boat Captain Tim...
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John M.
Bradenton, Florida
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Half day with Captain Tim

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on September 3, 2021
A wonderful experience on all accounts, Tim made sure we were positioned to catch fish and gave us a great tour on the waterway...
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Richard M.
Palmetto, FL
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Half Day Trip with Capt. Tim

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on July 25, 2021
Great Captain, Great Boat, Great Times. Capt. Tim put us on some serious snook and was knowledgeable and friendly. Highly suggest...
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Jon C.
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on September 20, 2021
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FAQs about Ami Flats Fishing

Ami Flats Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $550 per group, additional $75 per person after 3 guests - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $550 per group, additional $75 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $700 per group, additional $75 per person after 3 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)

When you book a trip with Ami Flats Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Ami Flats Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Fishing License

Ami Flats Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Ami Flats Fishing offers the following fishing technique:
  • Light Tackle

Top targeted fish species with Ami Flats Fishing include:
  • Flounder
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Redfish
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout