Reef Donkey Charters, LLC

(12) In high demand!
6810 Gulfport Boulevard South
South Pasadena FL, United States

Reef Donkey Charters is located in South Pasadena and offers nearshore and offshore fishing trips in Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

The charter vessel is a 27ft Sea Hunt boat, powered by two 250HP Yamaha V6 Offshore engines, equipped with quality electronics by Simrad; including a fishfinder, GPS, sonar, and VHF radio. It can accommodate up to six anglers and features a restroom with a shower, two fish boxes, and a radio. Furthermore, it’s equipped with three livewells, outriggers, and downriggers; allowing one to fish offshore like a pro.

Reef Donkey uses a variety of expert fishing techniques including trolling, bottom fishing, jigging, popping, handline fishing, and the use of quality fishing equipment. They offer flexible nearshore and offshore trips allowing for a wide range of species including but not limited to Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Trout, Sheepshead, Flounder, Pompano, Grouper, Snapper, Hogfish, King and Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, Dolphin, Blackfin Tuna, Permit, African Pompano, Amberjack, Wahoo, Barracuda, Sharks, and many more.

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are provided throughout the trip, as well as lures, live bait, and fishing licenses for everyone on board. In addition, your catch will be cleaned and filleted for you at the end of the day.

Reef Donkey Charters is located in South Pasadena and offers nearshore and offshore fishing trips in Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

The charter vessel is a 27ft Sea Hunt boat, powered by two 250HP Yamaha V6 Offshore engines, equipped with


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Boat Specs

Sea Hunt (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2015. Powered by 2 250HP Yamaha V6 Offshore engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Jigging
Popping
Handline
Spearfishing
Targeted Species
 
Amberjack
 
Cobia

 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
 
Grouper (Gag)

 
Grouper (Goliath)
 
Grouper (Red)

 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
 
Permit

 
Snapper (Mangrove)
 
Snapper (Red)

 
Tarpon
 
Wahoo
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in South Pasadena to departure site is available and included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

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, American Express.

About the Captain

Bart Johnson
South Pasadena, Florida, United States
Member since June 2015
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

4.89 out of 5 stars from 12 reviews

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2 old English men went out with Capitain Bart. We went out 25 miles and got fish including
a 180lb Bull Shark. Capitain Bart worked so hard all day, he never stopped….. Forget the rest… Capitain Bart is the best…....

Fished April 19, 2017
Bart Johnson (The Captain)
Replied to this review on April 21, 2017

Hey thanks for the business Justin. I appreciate you coming across the pond to fish with me. You guys did very well. Mangrove and yellowtail snapper and other assorted reef fish as well as some kingfish and a nice shark fight. Very productive 4 hour trip. Thanks again!

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I booked this trip for my sons 16th birthday.  Had five family members along, including my 14 year old daughter, all of us with different fishing skills. I was excited to learn we were headed out 25 miles on a half day trip.  Captain Bart certainly knows it’s worth the travel to get the good fish. He kept everyone fishing…and catching.  My son hauled in a 28lb Black Fin Tuna, I hauled in a 45lb King Mac, one of us lost a monster Gag Grouper to a shark that wanted him more than we did…made for a great story and pic.  We head to St Pete every year.  I have fished all over the gulf coast.  I wish I would have found Bart years ago.  Will be back down and spend another day fishing with him.  We couldn’t have had a better day on the water. What a memorable day for my son’s 16th birthday! Thanks Captain!

Fished April 17, 2017
Bart Johnson (The Captain)
Replied to this review on May 5, 2017

Hey Kerry, thank you for a great review and a great trip. You guys were a blast! There’s always a little extra pressure when I know it’s a birthday trip but, the fish gods came through for us. Days like this are the reason I love what I do. It’s not always about catching the biggest or the most fish, it’s also about having a great time with family and making memories that last a lifetime. In this case we definitely managed to get a few fish in the boat as well. Great trip with a wonderful family, I look forward to seeing you next year! Thank again, Bart.

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Even though a lot of species were out of season we caught quite a few kings. We returned grouper back to the water, as well as some others. Had a great time. Capt. Bart was very informative, and instructed our 3 teens in some of the finer points of fishing as well as preparing your lines. Even the adults learned some new things. Capt. Bart has a great personality and takes great pleasure in his customers catching fish. Great trip- highly recommend!

Fished March 28, 2017
Bart Johnson (The Captain)
Replied to this review on March 30, 2017

Thank you Denny. It was a real pleasure having your crew in board. We had a great day and landed quite a few species and a limit of kings for five. It’s awesome to see three generations of family out there fishing and making memories. I look forward to seeing you again soon.

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