Brothers Charters is located in Holiday and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

Capt. Eric will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 4 to 5-hour trips, mainly fishing for Grouper, Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, Seabass, and Hogfish, 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, drift fishing, jigging, popping, and spinning.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 28’ Whitewater boat that can safely take up to 6 anglers. This boat comes with an ice-box and a 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 drinks for your pleasure, be sure to let the captain know if you have any questions or want to bring your own.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Brothers Charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Scalloping excursion
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 10 - Aug 18 (Sat, Sun)
    US $400
    Come join us for scallop season! Enjoy snorkeling for the hidden treasure of scallops. Snorkeling equipment is included but recommended to bring your own of you have a specific preference. Great family outing for a relaxing day on the water.
    Targeted fish
    Scallop
    Scallop
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    US $550
    You and the crew will focus on the nearshore waters targeting Snapper, Grunt, Grouper, Hogfish, and more. These trips can be a meat haul with plentiful White Grunt. If you're looking for fish tacos for days or that big bag of fish for the freezer, this is your trip. The crew typically targets lighter tackle on Mangrove Snapper but will adjust the catch depending on the bite and season.
    Targeted fish
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Seabass (Black)
    Black Seabass
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Hogfish
    Hogfish
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
    Shark (Lemon)
    Lemon Shark
    Scallop
    Scallop
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Shark
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    US $600
    Play the theme song to Jaws! Focusing on big baits and fish, you and the crew bust out the heavier tackle for those toothy predators. Sharks range in size from just over a foot long to those that you would see on something from Shark Week. The average catch size during the summer is 3' or so and will vary according to mother nature. You'll target a variety of species including Bull, Lemon, Blacktop, Hammerhead, Tiger, Spinner, and Reef Shark. On the open Gulf of Mexico, you never know what lurks below.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Nighttime Nearshore Reef
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 31 (Sat)
    US $775
    You and the crew will go out on the evening to beat the heat. You'll turn on the underwater boat lights and fish the nearshore reefs for a variety of species including Snapper, sharks, Grouper, and more. The boat has a variety of lights and the crew makes the trip as comfortable as it can. Top-of-the-line GPS equipment keeps you on track. Boating experience is recommended but not required for this trip.
    Targeted fish
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Shark (Hammerhead)
    Hammerhead Shark
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Lemon)
    Lemon Shark
    Grunt
    Grunt
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FAQs about Brothers Charters

Brothers Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $400 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - Scalloping excursion (4 hours)
  • US $550 per group, additional US $50 per person after 5 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Nearshore (5 hours)
  • US $600 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - 5 Hour Trip – Shark (5 hours)
  • US $775 per group, additional US $75 per person after 5 guests - 4 Hour – Nighttime Nearshore Reef (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Brothers Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed Small cushioned cabin
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Brothers Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Shrimp and other baits provided)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Tips are appreciated)
  • Drinks (Limited drinks such as water onboard)
  • Fishing License

Brothers Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

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

Top targeted fish species with Brothers Charters include:
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Grunt
  • Hogfish
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Seabass (Black)
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Shark (Hammerhead)
  • Shark (Lemon)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Triggerfish (Gray)

Meet the Captain

Eric Dawson
Holiday, Florida, United States
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1 Customer reviews
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Member since May 2022
Captain Eric became a charter boat captain to be able to put smiles on people's faces. It is a joy for him to know that he has made a positive impact on a family's life. The desire to make a difference is truly what drives him.

About this listing

Targeted species

Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
Grouper (Red) Red Grouper
Grunt Grunt
Hogfish Hogfish

Boat specs

Whitewater (Center console) originally built in 1996. Powered by 2 250HP Evinrude engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 49 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Small cushioned cabin
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Shrimp and other baits provided
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Tips are appreciated
Drinks
Limited drinks such as water onboard
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 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
Call the captain for approval prior to trip
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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5 hr inshore

VERIFIED   5 Hour Trip – Nearshore on July 31, 2022
We booked a great trip for our family of 6. Eric was a fantastic captain, attentive to everyone, making sure we were in good...
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