Reel Addiction Inshore Sport Fishing

At Reel Addiction “we specialize in catching, not just fishing.”

Reel Addiction Inshore Sport Fishing; Sarasota, Tampa Bay and Anna Maria Island. Our boat is trailered, so we will come to you. We offer inshore and nearshore trips; specializing in light tackle fishing, bottom fishing, and fly fishing. As well as Custom Shark fishing trips for brave adventurers!

Reel Addiction is a family-owned business that caters to everyone from entry-level fishermen to expert anglers. We provide an enjoyable and fun fishing experience. We love teaching you fishing techniques and assisting you with each catch. Kids are always put first on Reel Addiction’s trips! We can also accommodate up to 4 wheelchairs!
We target Snook, Trout, Redfish, Tarpon, Permit, Black Grouper, Mangrove Snapper, and more. You’re free to keep the fish you catch and take it home to enjoy delicious meals with your family or friends.

We provide all the rods, reels, tackle, fly fishing gear, live bait, lures, and licenses. At the end of the trip, we clean and bag your catch, if you decide to keep it. The only things you should bring are the food and drinks of your choice.

Your day will start on our brand new 25 c hawk saltwater fishing boat that can fit up to 6 guests. It’s powered by a 300 HP 2024Suzuki engine. Apart from a modern GPS, fishfinder, and radio navigation gear, it’s also equipped with a wireless trolling motor and a livewell.

Have a great time fishing with Reel Addiction!



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  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 16 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Price for up to 4 persons
    US $600
    Enjoy a 4-hour stay aboard Captain Jason's comfy boat and have fun chasing Permit, Cobia, Tripletail, Redfish, and more. Your trip starts at 8:00 a.m. and comes with all the rods, reels, tackle, bait, fly fishing gear, licenses, as well as catch cleaning and filleting.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (2:30 PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    Price for up to 4 persons
    US $600
    An afternoon trip lasting 2:30 p.m - 6:30 p.m.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Price for up to 4 persons
    US $600
    The starting time is 12:30 p.m. You have an option to start the trip at 2:30 p.m. instead if you prefer.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Price for up to 4 persons
    US $800
    This trip adds 2 more hours compared to a 4-hour trip, providing more time to enjoy the water. You and Captain Jason will depart at 8:00 a.m. and try to catch Redfish, Tripletail, Snapper, Grouper, or any other species you encounter.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (2:30PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:30 PM
    Price for up to 4 persons
    US $800
    2:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., catch the beautiful sunset while catching fish.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Price for up to 4 persons
    US $800
    Six fun hours on the water targeting various species. The departure can start at 2:30 p.m. instead if you want to.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    Price for 2 persons
    US $900
    The crew's Shark trips are 6 hours and the crew likes to start them at 5:00 p.m.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Tarpon
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Price for 2 persons
    US $900
    On this trip, you and Captain Jason will head out and search for Tarpon. You'll leave the dock at 8:00 a.m. and spend 6 hours targetting this mighty species known for its game quality. Just bring some food and drinks and the captain will take care of everything else.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Price for up to 4 persons
    US $1,300
    If 6 hours on the water aren't enough for you, this 8-hour trip will satisfy your fishing appetite. You and the captain will leave the dock at 8:00 a.m. and chase Snook, Permit, Redfish, Tripletail, and other species that roam the waters near Sarasota.
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 72 reviews
Boat
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4.8 / 5
Crew
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Experience
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Half day trip with Captain John

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (2:30 PM) on August 21, 2023
When we arrived, Captain John was all ready for us.  He greeted us cordially and professionally.  The trip was great and...
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Karissa S.
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Wonderful trip!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on June 22, 2024
Captain Chris took us on an amazing trip. He kept moving us around to keep us on fish. They weren’t jumping in the boat,...
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Christopher B.
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Great trip!

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip on June 27, 2024
Captain Jon did a great job of getting us on top of fish for the entire day.  We left the bay and were able to catch some...
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Janet T.
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Cool, cloudy day = few fish

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (2:30 PM) on December 27, 2023
We had a good time fishing with Captain Jon. The weather wasn’t ideal, and we weren’t able to find many fish that...
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Kaitlin G.
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Our guide,  John,  was very good- very easy to talk with and easy going,  we could tell he was doing his best to find us...
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FAQs about Reel Addiction Inshore Sport Fishing

Reel Addiction Inshore Sport Fishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $600 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • US $600 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip (2:30 PM) (4 hours)
  • US $600 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $800 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)
  • US $800 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip (2:30PM) (6 hours)
  • US $800 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • US $900 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing (6 hours)
  • US $900 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Tarpon (6 hours)
  • US $1,300 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Reel Addiction Inshore Sport Fishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Reel Addiction Inshore Sport Fishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (We provide live bait year around and it is always included in the price of the trip )
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (We clean our catch a few different places, always with running fresh water. And this is included in the price of the trip )
  • Fishing License (Our blanket fishing licenses covers all guest on board )
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Reel Addiction Inshore Sport Fishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Reel Addiction Inshore Sport Fishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Reel Addiction Inshore Sport Fishing include:
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Little Tunny (False Albacore)
  • Permit
  • Redfish
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Tripletail

Meet the Charter Operator

Reel Addiction
Sarasota, Florida, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & license verified
72 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since December 2021
Angler's Choice
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Pay a visit to Captain Jason in Sarasota and embark on a memorable fishing trip near Florida's beautiful coastline!

About this listing

Targeted species

Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Black) Black Grouper
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Permit Permit

Boat specs

C hawk (Center console) originally built in 2024. Powered by a 300HP 2024 suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 60 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
We provide live bait year around and it is always included in the price of the trip
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
We clean our catch a few different places, always with running fresh water. And this is included in the price of the trip
Fishing License
Our blanket fishing licenses covers all guest on board
Fly Fishing Equipment

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 Sarasota to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
We specialize in keeping children of all ages busy with bent rods and smiling faces
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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