Want to fish more than 9 miles offshore? Want to experience fishing without seeing land? Contact us. There are a limited number of vessels with the required permits to take you beyond the 9 mile boundary. We have those permits. All of our trips begin at least 10 miles offshore.

Thermocline Charters is located in St Pete and Port Richey Florida This charter departs from the Port Richey boat ramp. We offer to show you a memorable time in these waters.

You’ll be fishing from a 27’ ProKat catamaran powered with twin 225hp outboards. 4 anglers is our limit to ensure everyone is comfortable.

Capt. Dave will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. We offer 4,5, and 8-hour trips, mainly fishing for Grouper, Snapper, Trigger Fish, Amberjack, etc. depending on the season and conditions of the day.

On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, drift fishing, and jigging..

This sea-worthy vessel has an ice box for food and drinks, in-floor coolers for fish, state-of-the-art electronics for navigation, radar, and sonar. It’s also equipped with a trolling motor to anchor you precisely over the fishing spots.

The price of your trip includes your fishing license for the day, all the rods, reels, bait, and terminal tackle you’ll need for a productive day on the water.

You’re welcome to keep anything you catch as long as the species is in season.

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



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $550
    We'll depart from the Port Richey boat ramp at 8AM and head out up to 10 miles offshore to fish local reefs, wrecks, and ledges. We’re sure to catch fish and have a great time. There are a variety of fish species in this area. We'll find a variety of Grouper, Black Sea Bass, White Grunts, and maybe even a Shark or Cobia. Our experienced captain and crew will provide you with everything you need for a successful fishing trip, including fishing licenses, fishing rods and reels, and bait
    Types of fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Trolling
    Targeted fish
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
    Snapper (Lane)
    Lane Snapper
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $650
    We'll depart from the Port Richey boat ramp at 8AM and head out up to 15 miles offshore to fish local reefs, wrecks, and ledges. There are a variety of fish species in this area. We’re sure to catch fish and have a great time. Our experienced captain and crew will provide you with everything you need for a successful fishing trip, including fishing licenses, fishing rods and reels, and bait.
    Types of fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Trolling
    Targeted fish
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Triggerfish (Gray)
    Gray Triggerfish
    Snapper (Lane)
    Lane Snapper
    Grunt
    Grunt
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4.7 / 5
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VERIFIED   NEW  5 Hour Trip on May 4, 2024
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Great day on the water

VERIFIED   American Red Snapper 2024 on July 5, 2023
Great day on the water!  Captain Dave is awesome!  Caught our limit and had a great day of fishing!
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FAQs about Thermocline Charters - Port Richey

Thermocline Charters - Port Richey offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $550 per group - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • US $650 per group - 5 Hour Trip (5 hours)

When you book a trip with Thermocline Charters - Port Richey, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Thermocline Charters - Port Richey include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Thermocline Charters - Port Richey offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Thermocline Charters - Port Richey offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Thermocline Charters - Port Richey include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Grunt
  • Hogfish
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Snapper (Lane)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)

Meet the Captain

David Miller
Port Richey, Florida, United States
ID & license verified
9 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2022
My family and I love boating and fishing. We enjoy sharing our enthusiasm and passion for the water with others. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced angler, we'll do our best to ensure that you have a great time.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
Grouper (Red) Red Grouper

Boat specs

Pro Sports (Catamaran) originally built in 2005. Powered by 2 225HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate
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
You Keep Catch
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