Florida Saltwater Flats Fishing

7022 County Road 358
Steinhatchee FL, United States

Captain Mark’s 22 ft Sterling Pro XS with its 250 HP Mercury engine is a great vessel on which to explore the inshore fishing opportunities around Florida’s Big Bend area. Fish with him for Redfish, Trout, Cobia and more using light tackle and jigging and popping methods. The boat is equipped with well-known brands, with a Power Pole anchoring system, Okuma rods and reels and Fins Fishing lines on board to enhance your experience.

Captain Mark is praised by former customers for his sense of humor and professional demeanor. He prides himself on the 100% effort he puts in to helping his customers catch as many fish as possible. An advocate of wildlife conservation who himself tends to practice catch and release when possible, Capt. Mark is still more than happy to clean and fillet your catch for you to take away.

A typical trip with Mark will take you around the area of Steinhatchee and Crystal River, which is a beautiful, family friendly spot for fishing and swimming. Among other species, he mainly fishes for Redfish, Trout and Cobia. He enjoys using artificial lures to catch Redfish, and his favorite are Gold Spoon and Target.

Capt. Mark also offers scalloping trips, which can be great fun for all involved. He’ll take you to abundant scallop beds where people often limit out on scallops, at the same time as taking in the beautiful nature and wildlife of the Big Bend area. As scallops are normally found in shallow water, all you need to bring with you is your mask, snorkel and fins.

If you are part of a large group that is not a problem, as Captain Mark works with a number of captains who can accommodate you. He can also provide lodging if required.

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About this listing

Boat Specs

Sterling 220 Pro XS () originally built in 2009. Powered by 250HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 52 knots.

22 ft
4 persons
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 24 hours before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Checks, PayPal.

About the Captain

Mark Brady
Steinhatchee, Florida, United States
Member since May 2015
Capt. Mark originally fell in love with fishing on fresh waters, but he switched to saltwater 15 years ago. He’s been a keen participant in fishing tournaments ever since his late teens, and has fished the the IFA, BBRC and Xtreme Redfish tournament circuits. Since being so busy with the charter business he now only fishes the IFA professionaly. Winning the West Coast 2014 and 9th nationally 2015. When he’s not competing he offers his advice and time to a number of charity tournaments.