Barracudaville Charters

Barracudaville Charters is a Federally Permitted 30 ft Dorado. Operated by 3rd Gen. Capt. Mark Maloney.  Having Federal Permits allows us to fish past 9 miles! A "must have" for Offshore. (Typically where the better fishing grounds are.) 
We offer both Offshore and Inshore charters. Our large 30ft. Dorado
is a locally designed sportfishing boat is perfectly suited for the Gulf and Bay. Considered one of the most comfortable boats on the Gulf. 3-in cushions, and Marine bean bag chairs provide you with a soft comfortable ride for up to 6 clients. (Your group of 6 can even sit in the same area if desired for a great family experience.)
You have your choice of Gulf of Mexico or Tampa Bay Sportfishing, Another advantage with BarracudaVille!
(Depending on the weather)
Full time guide, third generation captain, with Federal Offshore Permits!! Anglers of all ages are welcome, so bring your family aboard today!
Our 30’ Dorado. Complete with T-top ÀND a Bimini for extra shade if needed. Powered by a 300 HP Suzuki, Jack plate ( equipped with advanced fishing technology, including several GPS sonars, GPS trolling motor huge live bait well.
(For a video of this style boat Google "30 Dorado Florida Sportsman dreamboat")
Explore the inshore waters of Tampa Bay or head offshore into the Gulf of Mexico. Fishing inshore takes you to shallow flats, mangrove islands, bridges docks and passes where you can fish for Redfish, Trout, Snook, or even Tarpon when the season and tide is right.
Or you can head offshore and catch bigger fish such as Barracuda, Kingfish, Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, Mahi Mahi and more.
Depending on the trip booked and season. Capt. Mark might take you anywhere between 5 and 45 miles from shore. For the biggest specimens, you All species are not caught inside 20 miles!
Barracudaville Charters provides your fishing license and all your gear. We are very flexible and easygoing and always try to cater to each client.
Tight lines,
Mark Maloney
Barracudaville



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    2 Hour – Wet a Line, Short & Easy
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    US $345
    Must message the captain prior to booking! This short trip is limited to certain days and times! Please confirm with your captain before booking, typically available before or after a half or three-quarter-day charter that is booked. Thank you!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $665
    The bite often best in the morning! Come aboard and fish the mangrove islands and shallow flats of Tampa Bay. Here you can catch Speckled Trout, Redfish, and Snook, Sheephead, and more. A fishing license and gear are provided.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Backcountry Fishing
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Inshore (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $665
    On this trip you will be fishing inside Tampa Bay, around mangroves islands, and shallow grass “flats” for Trout, Redfish, Snook, Sheephead and more. Fishing license and gear are provided. Departure time is flexible, so please, contact your Captain before the trip!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Offshore (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 16 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $665
    On this trip you will be fishing out in the Gulf of Mexico for Grouper, Snapper, Tuna, Amberjack, Tuna, Cobia, Kingfish, and Barracuda. You can travel anywhere from 5 to 20 miles, depending on your trip. A fishing license and gear are provided. Departure time is flexible, so please, contact your Captain before the trip!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Offshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $665
    This trip can take you anywhere from 5 to 15miles into the Gulf of Mexico for Grouper, Grunts, Snapper, Cobia, Kingfish, Spanish and Barracuda. A fishing license and gear are provided. Departure time is flexible, so please, contact your Captain before the trip! Species can be seasonal...
  • Private trip
    Tarpon Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Mar 15 - Aug 31
    US $865
    This trip is fishing for Tarpon inside Tampa Bay in the passes and along the beaches... Check with your Captain for best tides. Departure time is flexible, so please, contact your Captain before the trip!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $915
    Come aboard and fish the mangrove islands and shallow flats of Tampa Bay. Here you can catch Speckled Trout, Redfish, and Snook, Sheephead, and more. A fishing license and gear are provided. Departure time is flexible, so please, contact your Captain before the trip!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Offshore
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $915
    On this trip you will fish the Gulf of Mexico for Grouper, Snapper, Tuna, Amberjack, Tuna, Cobia, Kingfish, Barracuda, and more. Depending on conditions, you might fish anywhere from 5 to 20 miles offshore. A license and all the gear you need are provided. Departure time is flexible, so please, contact your Captain before the trip!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $1,150
    On this trip you will fish in Tampa Bay for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Snook, Sheephead, Mangrove Snapper and more. A fishing license and gear are provided. Departure time is flexible, so please, contact your Captain before the trip!
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Backcountry Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Light Tackle
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Snook
    Snook
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
  • Private trip
    Full Day Up to 20 Miles Offshore
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $1,150
    On this trip, you will be fishing the waters up to 20 miles offshore. Possible catch includes Kingfish, Barracuda, Snapper, Permit, Grouper, and more. A fishing license and gear are provided. Departure time can be flexible, so please, contact your Captain before the trip!
    Types of fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Trolling
    Spinning
  • Private trip
    Full Day Offshore 20 to 40 Miles
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $1,395
    This trip fishes the Gulf of Mexico from 20 to 40 miles offshore. Your target species will depend on the fishing season. Departure time is flexible so please contact your Captain before the trip!
    Types of fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Heavy Tackle
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Permit
    Permit
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Tuna (Blackfin)
    Blackfin Tuna
  • Private trip
    Full Day Past 40 Miles Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    US $1,550
    This 9-10 hour bluewater fishing trip will target an area 40 to 50 miles offshore. Departure time is flexible so please contact your Captain before the trip!
    Types of fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Heavy Tackle
    Trolling
    Spinning
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Permit
    Permit
    Snapper (Red)
    Red Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Jack (Almaco)
    Almaco Jack
    Hogfish
    Hogfish
    Grunt
    Grunt
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 295 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Capt. Mark was awesome.
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Caught more than we could count!
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Angler rating
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Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Caught fish
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Michael V.
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Fish Frenzy on 8hr trip !!!!!

VERIFIED   Full Day Up to 20 Miles Offshore on December 27, 2023
Non stop action once we got to the spot !! Went 1 hr drive off shore in the morning and caught non-stop ~10 different species...
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Brent H.
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Fishing trip in August

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Offshore on August 23, 2023
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Marcia H.
Excellent
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Fishing with Mark

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Offshore (PM) on July 26, 2023
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Full Day Trip with Mark

VERIFIED   Full Day Up to 20 Miles Offshore on June 12, 2023
This was a trip with my son and mother in law. Mark put us on the fish for dinner as we wanted and then we hit an old shipwreck...
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Randal B.
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Caught more than we could count!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Offshore (AM) on April 20, 2024
Captain mark was knowledgeable, helpful, and patient. We got fresh bait and drifted beyond where other boats were grouped....
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FAQs about Barracudaville Charters

Barracudaville Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $285 per group, additional US $60 per person after 1 guest - 2 Hour – Wet a Line, Short & Easy (2 hours)
  • US $595 per group, additional US $70 per person after 1 guest - Half Day Trip - Inshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $595 per group, additional US $70 per person after 1 guest - Half Day Trip - Inshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $595 per group, additional US $70 per person after 1 guest - Half Day Trip - Offshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $595 per group, additional US $70 per person after 1 guest - Half Day Trip - Offshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $795 per group, additional US $70 per person after 1 guest - Tarpon Trip (5 hours)
  • US $845 per group, additional US $70 per person after 1 guest - 3/4 Day Trip - Inshore (6 hours)
  • US $845 per group, additional US $70 per person after 1 guest - 3/4 Day Trip - Offshore (6 hours)
  • US $1,050 per group, additional US $100 per person after 1 guest - Full Day Trip - Inshore (7 hours)
  • US $1,050 per group, additional US $100 per person after 1 guest - Full Day Up to 20 Miles Offshore (8 hours)
  • US $1,295 per group, additional US $100 per person after 1 guest - Full Day Offshore 20 to 40 Miles (8 hours)
  • US $1,450 per group, additional US $100 per person after 1 guest - Full Day Past 40 Miles Offshore (9 hours)

When you book a trip with Barracudaville Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet enclosed porta potty
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System Radio
  • Wireless Trolling Motor Full Shade with T top AND BIMINI
  • Ice Box
  • Radio
  • Sonar

Trips booked with Barracudaville Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Penn, Fin Nor, etc.)
  • Live Bait (Usually prepared ahead of time)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Fish will be filleted maximum 30 fish each additio)
  • Fishing License

Barracudaville Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing (Trout redfish snook)
  • Nearshore Fishing (Generally smaller bottom fish possibly barracuda s)
  • Offshore Fishing (Many species require different depths)
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing (Deep wrecks hold Jacks)
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Barracudaville Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Barracudaville Charters include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon
  • Tuna (Blackfin)

Meet the Captain

Mark Maloney
St. Petersburg, Florida, United States
3 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
295 Customer reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since October 2015
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Captain Mark Maloney is a third generation captain. He began his “charter” service career in 1972 at the age of eight. Back then, his equipment was a 10' aluminum Jon boat, the classic “Red Flyer Wagon” as the trailer, the famous Zebco 202, and a Maxwell House coffee can filled to the brim with worms. Today, he has more than 15 years of experience fishing in the St. Petersburg area. He says, "What better way to go to work than by boat?"

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper

Boat specs

Dorado (Center console) originally built in 2005, and restored in 2018. Powered by a 300HP 2021 300 Suzuki 4-stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 33 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Trout redfish snook
Nearshore Fishing
Generally smaller bottom fish possibly barracuda s
Offshore Fishing
Many species require different depths
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Deep wrecks hold Jacks
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
enclosed porta potty
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Radio

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Penn, Fin Nor, etc.
Live Bait
Usually prepared ahead of time
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fish will be filleted maximum 30 fish each additio
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 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 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
Size limits apply
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

No additional fees.
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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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