Reel Addiction Inshore Sport Fishin’ specializes in inshore and nearshore light tackle fishing out of Sarasota, Florida. Apart from light tackle, Captain Jason Sherrill also offers you custom fly fishing as well as Shark trips. Captain Jason’s family-owned business caters to everyone from entry-level fishermen to expert anglers and provides an enjoyable and fun fishing experience. Kids are always put first on Reel Addiction’s trips!

Your day will start on a 23’ Hanson saltwater fishing boat that can fit up to 6 guests. It’s accessible for anglers using wheelchairs and is powered by a 175 HP 2021 Suzuki engine. Apart from modern GPS, fishfinder, and radio navigation gear, it’s also equipped with a wireless trolling motor and a livewell. In case you need to store your drinks, there’s an ice-box you can use.

Using light tackle bottom and fly fishing, you can 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.

Captain Jason will provide all the rods, reels, tackle, fly fishing gear, live bait, lures, licenses, and will also 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.

Have a great time fishing with Reel Addiction!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $575
    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 (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $575
    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
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $775
    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 (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $775
    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 – Tarpon
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $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
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,175
    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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About the Captain

Jason Sherrill
Sarasota, Florida, United States
16 Customer Reviews
Response time 6 hours
Member since December 2021
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

Redfish Redfish
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper
Snook Snook
Tripletail Tripletail

Boat Specs

Hanson (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 175HP 2021 Suzuki engine.

Length
23 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
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
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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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 16 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (6)
June fishing trip
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
81%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
90%
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Emily P.
Englewood, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great day on the water with Captain Dakota

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Tarpon on March 10, 2022
Capt Dakota made sure our trip was successful and fun for everyone. Lots of fish (The Variety Pack) and multiple sites to keep...
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Jim N.
VLG OF LAKEWD, IL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Morning with Captain Dakota.

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on March 18, 2022
A great morning fishing with Captain Dakota. He had us on fish from start to finish. We had 2 younger fishermen (8.5years old)...
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Brien H.
Saratoga Springs, NY
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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4 hour trip with Dakota

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on February 15, 2022
We had a great time!  It was breezy but Dakota kept us moving and we all caught fish.  We are by no means good fishermen,...
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Ryan W.
Sarasota, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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6 Hour Trip with Captain Dakota

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on March 15, 2022
We had an absolute blast! Captain Dakota was awesome and the fish were really hitting today. Would definitely recommend Reel...
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Bob W.
Bradenton, FL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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GREAT DAY WITH DAKOTA

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on March 19, 2022
Dakota was outstanding, took us to great spots, knew what he was talking about, helped 6 and 8 year olds have a great day on...
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FAQs about Reel Addiction Inshore Sport Fishin

Reel Addiction Inshore Sport Fishin offers the following trips to customers:
  • $575 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • $575 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $775 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)
  • $775 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • $900 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Tarpon (6 hours)
  • $1,175 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)

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

Trips booked with Reel Addiction Inshore Sport Fishin include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

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

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

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