Best Coast Fishing Charters – Sarasota, FL

Best Coast Fishing Charters is located in Sarasota, the "Best" coast of Florida, and strives to show you a memorable time full of perfect fishery!

With his vast expertise, Captain Dalton will get you on some fish. Expect to use techniques like light tackle, trolling, and fly fishing, based on the species you’re targeting. You’ll be mainly fishing for the likes of Black Drum, Cobia, Flounder, Red Grouper, Jack Crevalle, and Redfish, depending on the specific season and the day’s weather.

Your adventure begins on board a 23’ Ranger boat that can fit a maximum of 6 anglers. The boat is fitted with an ice box and a wireless trolling motor.
You’ll also find free drinks on the boat for your convenience, but you’re always welcome to pack your own drinks and snacks should you want to.

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. You’re also more than welcome to keep all legal species caught during the trip.

Up for a family trip? The little ones are more than welcome on board for an unforgettable kid-friendly experience!

Don’t hesitate, and book your trip now and hit the water with Best Coast Fishing Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    2 Hour – Inshore Special AM (1 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    US $400
    This trip is unique because it is for those anglers who only want to fish solo along with the captain! This trip is 2 hours long. Pre-plan your day with the captain and prepare for an epic day of catching inshore giants. Fly fishermen are welcome, just bring your own fly gear! Note: one angler-only price.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Light Tackle
    Fly Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    2 Hour – Inshore Special AM (1 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 11:30 AM
    US $400
    This trip is unique because it is for those anglers who only want to fish solo along with the captain! This trip is 2 hours long. Pre-plan your day with the captain and prepare for an epic day of catching inshore giants. Fly fishermen are welcome, just bring your own fly gear! Note: one angler-only price.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Light Tackle
    Fly Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    2 Hour – Inshore Special PM (1 MAX)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    US $400
    This trip is unique because it is for those anglers who only want to fish solo along with the captain! This trip is 2 hours long. Pre-plan your day with the captain and prepare for an epic day of catching inshore giants. Fly fishermen are welcome, just bring your own fly gear! Note: one angler-only price.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Light Tackle
    Fly Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 13 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    US $575
    Enjoy a 4-hour inshore/nearshore fishing trip for up to 6 guests. Whether you want to catch a trophy fish or just fill the cooler this charter will provide a great adventure through Florida's West Coast. Enjoy local sites like mangroves, native species, and even manatees!
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Snook
    Snook
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    US $575
    Enjoy a 4-hour inshore/nearshore fishing trip which can accommodate up to 4 people, an additional $50 per person (max 6 people). Whether you want to catch a trophy fish or just fill the cooler this charter will provide a great adventure through Florida's West Coast. Enjoy local sites like mangroves, native species, and even manatees!
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Snook
    Snook
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    US $700
    Our 6-hour fishing charter inshore/nearshore can accommodate up to 4 people, an additional $50.00 per person (max 6 people). This is an enjoyable trip, with your captain providing excellent accommodations to ensure a trip worth remembering. Possibility of catching Trout, Redfish, Snook, Snapper, and more! Ask about our Tripletail season from November to March.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Snook
    Snook
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Tripletail
    Tripletail
    Speckled Trout
    Speckled Trout
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    US $700
    6 hour fishing charter inshore /near shore can accommodate up to 4 people additional $50.00 Per person (max. 6 ppl). This is an enjoyable trip guided by Captain Josh providing excellent accommodations to ensure a trip worth remembering. Possibility of catching trout, redfish, snook, snapper and more! Ask about our triple tail season from Nov. to Mar.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Tarpon
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Aug 1
    US $900
    Tarpon fishing is seasonal and has to be booked accordingly. Tarpon trips are also the only trips that I will move around the schedule. Timewise to fish a good tide. My minimum Tarpon trip is 6 hours.
    Targeted fish
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Tarpon
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Aug 1
    US $1,150
    Tarpon fishing is seasonal and has to be booked accordingly. Tarpon trips are also the only trips that I will move around the schedule. Timewise to fish a good tide. My maximum tarpon trip is 8 hours.
    Targeted fish
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
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FAQs about Best Coast Fishing Charters – Sarasota, FL

Best Coast Fishing Charters – Sarasota, FL offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $400 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - 2 Hour – Inshore Special AM (1 MAX) (2 hours)
  • US $400 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - 2 Hour – Inshore Special AM (1 MAX) (2 hours)
  • US $400 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - 2 Hour – Inshore Special PM (1 MAX) (2 hours)
  • US $575 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $575 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $700 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • US $700 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 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Tarpon (6 hours)
  • US $1,150 per group, additional US $50 per person after 4 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Tarpon (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Best Coast Fishing Charters – Sarasota, FL, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder SIMRAD
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System bluetooth speakers
  • Wireless Trolling Motor i-pilot
  • Ice Box cooler and fish cooler

Trips booked with Best Coast Fishing Charters – Sarasota, FL include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (clients can bring whatever they like for cooler)
  • First Mate (Captain Dalton Baxter tipping welcomed!)
  • Fishing License

Best Coast Fishing Charters – Sarasota, FL offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Best Coast Fishing Charters – Sarasota, FL offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Fly Fishing (bring equipment)
  • Drift Fishing
  • Handline

Top targeted fish species with Best Coast Fishing Charters – Sarasota, FL include:
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Speckled Trout
  • Tarpon
  • Tripletail

Meet the Charter Operator

Best Coast Fishing Charters LLC
Sarasota, Florida, United States
ID & license verified
112 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2022
Angler's Choice
The Angler's Choice Award is given to listings that consistently deliver a high-quality service and earn great reviews from customers.
We offer a full-service fishing experience where safety and fun are the main priorities. For us, waking up each day and being able to do what we love is not called work, but a passion! We live for mornings catching bait on the tranquil waters of Sarasota Bay, and being able to watch the sun come up.
Our Team
Brittany K.
Business associate
Dalton B.
Captain

About this listing

Targeted species

Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish

Boat specs

Ranger (Bay boat) originally built in 2004. Powered by a 225HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 42 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Fly Fishing
bring equipment
Drift Fishing
Handline

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
SIMRAD
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
bluetooth speakers
Wireless Trolling Motor
i-pilot

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
clients can bring whatever they like for cooler
First Mate
Captain Dalton Baxter tipping welcomed!
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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Sarasota to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
of allowed species
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 30% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

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