Pura Vida Charters Offshore Fishing
One of our top picks in St. Petersburg. Pura Vida Charters invites you aboard for some of Florida’s most exciting fishing! Choose from a variety of offshore fishing excursions on the Gulf of Mexico and reel in your own big catch!
Step aboard a 32’ Sabalo boat, powered by a 370 HP 5.9L Cummins engine. This craft comes equipped with a Furuno FCV-585 Fishfinder, GPS, VHF radio, radar, and sonar. On board you will also find downriggers, eleven rod holders, and a live bait tank.
But this specimen isn’t just prepared for fishing, it’s also designed for your comfort! Bring aboard as many as six anglers who can enjoy a 15’ fishing deck with comfortable cushioned seating, a completely private toilet, and a bed where you can nap on your way in or out to sea. A large icebox with a plenty of ice is at the ready for all of your food, drinks, and fish.
Meet your captain and owner of this operation, Greg Macfarlane, a third generation commercial fishermen who has been fishing the Gulf of Mexico his entire life. Specializing in live bait fishing, he runs half day, three-quarter day, and full day offshore fishing trips. Join him and fish for species such as Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack, King Mackerel and Tuna, depending on the season and conditions on the day.
Pura Vida Charters supplies rods, reels and tackle, live bait, fishing licences, and full insurance. Capt. Greg prefers to release any game fish that are not very tasty, such as Shark, however any edible fish can be kept by the client. He is happy to clean and fillet your catch, and highly recommends taking it to a local restaurant after your trip, where it can be prepared for you!
Capt. Greg takes pride in giving all his clients a great experience offshore. Whether you’re a family looking to have a good time on the water, or a group that is trying to fill their freezers, Pura Vida Charters has a trip for you!
Pura Vida Charters invites you aboard for some of Florida’s most exciting fishing! Choose from a variety of offshore fishing excursions on the Gulf of Mexico and reel in your own big catch!
Step aboard a 32’ Sabalo boat, powered by a 370
Most Popular Features:
Fishing License Included
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
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About this listing
Sabalo (Downeast) originally built in 2006. Powered by a 370HP 5.9L Cummins engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.
10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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.
About the Captain
Member since February 2016
St. Petersburg Fishing Calendar
Went fishing on October 13, 2017
Fished October 2017Fished October 13, 2017Mary Edwards recommends Pura Vida Charters Offshore Fishing
Went fishing on August 17, 2017
I booked this half day trip through Fishing Booker for a mid-August 2017trip. I was able to reserve my date about 2 weeks out. I called Capt Greg a few days prior to the trip and confirmed all the details. My group of 5 people arrived at 8AM, and we met Capt Greg per directions. All was ready, and we immediately headed out.
He has a 32’ Sabalo that is equipped with a small toilet in the under deck storage area. The covering built-in to his boat was vital in providing shade on this hot August day.
Capt Greg boated out about 10-15 miles to his known fishing spots, and we were catching plenty of fish immediately! The deckhand, Brian, was super helpful with reloading bait when needed and for unhooking the fish that we were catching.
We caught red snapper, gray snapper, a couple of groupers, and many other fish. So many fish that the boat limited out on gray snappers. We even got lucky and got a 20.5” grouper that we were able to keep.
Excellent time. I will use Capt Greg again for this same trip!
Fished August 2017Fished August 17, 2017Andrew Mast recommends Pura Vida Charters Offshore Fishing
Went fishing on August 15, 2017
First time fishing offshore, had a grreat time, would highly recommed this charter.
Fished August 2017Fished August 15, 2017Ray E. Knight recommends Pura Vida Charters Offshore Fishing
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