Ami Excursions is located in Holmes Beach and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters. Come treat your friends and family to a trip that you’ll never forget on the beautiful waters of Anna Maria Island. Captain Nate will ensure that you and your family have a wonderful excursion and catch plenty of hard-fighting, beautiful, acrobatic fish in these beautiful waters.

Capt. Nathan will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 4 to 8-hour trips, mainly fishing for Snook, Redfish, Cobia, Spotted Seatrout, and King Mackerel, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, and handline.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 23’ Hanson boat that can safely take up to 6 anglers. Being super wide, it allows an enjoyable ride for your crew and a lot of space to relax and stay comfortable throughout the excursion. This boat comes with an ice-box and wireless trolling motor.

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. Your trip will include all the necessary fishing licenses for the day. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip. The boat will be supplied with snacks and drinks for your pleasure, be sure to let the captain know if you have any questions or want to bring your own.

Ami Excursions is looking forward to taking you guys out on the water and showing you the amazing fishery of Anna Maria Island.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half day fishing excursion
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $600
    You and Captain Nathan will target Snook, Redfish, Trout, Gag Grouper, Tarpon, and/or any fish that swims up to 9 miles offshore. Your trip will start at 8:00 a.m and include all the fishing equipment, licenses, catch cleaning, and even snacks and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 20 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $600
    We will be fishing for snook, redfish, trout, tarpon, and many other species.
  • Private trip
    6 hour trip
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $900
    If the weather is nice we will soend more time foshing for fish thag we can take home to eat. Sheepshead, snapper, keywest grunts, hogfish, etc. If the weather is not capm enough to get offshore we will fish for redfish,snook, trout, and tarpon.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $1,200
    You and Captain Nathan can fish for Snook, Redfish, Trout, and other fine species in the morning and then switch it up and go off the beach and catch something for the family to eat! This exciting trip starts at 8:00 a.m. and lasts 8 hours.
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FAQs about Ami Excursions

Ami Excursions offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $600 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - Half day fishing excursion (4 hours)
  • US $600 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • US $900 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - 6 hour trip (6 hours)
  • US $1,200 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Ami Excursions, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Ami Excursions include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

Ami Excursions offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing (Up to 9 miles)
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Ami Excursions offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Handline

Top targeted fish species with Ami Excursions include:
  • Cobia
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout

Meet the Captain

Nathan Costello
Holmes Beach, Florida, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & license verified
126 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since December 2021
Angler's Choice
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Captain Nathan will make sure that your day is full of smiles and laughter as he is one of the youngest captains on the water and will work harder than anybody to make sure you catch plenty of fish and enjoy a great day on the water. Captain Nathan has been fishing these waters for 10 years now and has the knowledge and skills to put your family and friends on a great deal of fish.

About this listing

Targeted species

Cobia Cobia
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Snook Snook

Boat specs

Hanson (Bay boat) originally built in 2023. Powered by a 250HP Tohatsu engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Up to 9 miles
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Handline

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

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

Payment

Book with 30% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 126 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (95)
Capt Nate was great
We had a blast
We had a blast
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Angler rating
120
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
99%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
93%
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Dean P.
Orlando, Florida
Excellent
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Morning half day trip with Captain Nate

VERIFIED   Half day fishing excursion on August 14, 2023
I had an absolutely fantastic time with Captain Nate and fishing with my family. Captain Nate was entertaining and knowledgeable...
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Derrick W.
Excellent
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Fishing trip in July

VERIFIED   Half day fishing excursion on July 11, 2023
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Craig S.
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Snook on Snook Action

VERIFIED   NEW  6 hour trip on April 22, 2024
Before the day even started Nate had Snook onboard 😁.  Our surname is Snook.  Nate is a great guide of the area, he is...
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Tad F.
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We had a blast

VERIFIED   NEW  6 hour trip on April 17, 2024
Everything from weather, fishing, boat and especially Capt Nate were incredible!! Caught a lot of fish between Bonita, Reds,...
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Jeff W.
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March fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on March 1, 2024
Went out March 1st from anna maria island for 4 hour afternoon trip.  Boat was sturdy and clean.  We wanted to target some...
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