Clearwater Inshore Fishing

Seminole Street
Clearwater FL, United States

Captain Brain Mathey of Clearwater Inshore Fishing offers charter trips around the pristine flats of Clearwater and Tampa Bay for Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, and much more. With over 10 years of guiding experience and over 20 years of experience fishing the local waters, Captain Brian is well qualified to take you on a fishing trip to remember.

You will be fishing aboard a 22 ft Ranger bay boat that is powered by a 250 HP Evinrude ETEC engine. The boat offers a fast, stable, and dry ride, and has plenty of dry storage on board for your belongings. Its many features include three livewells, a Minnkota trolling motor, a Powerpole anchor and a Hummingbird side imaging depth finder… in short, it has everything you need and more for a fantastic day fishing the flats around Tampa Bay.

Capt. Brian uses Diawa reels with Spyderwire ultracast line and Ohero rods to fish for Snook, Redfish, Trout, and more. He also specializes in Tarpon fishing, for which he uses Star rods with Diawa reels, as he finds this to be the best combination for reeling in a 200 pound fish.

On the day of your charter trip, you will be picked up at an agreed location with the boat ready to go and full of bait. You will then fish different locations, from the beautiful beaches of Clearwater, to the crystal clear flats and mangrove shorelines. At the end of the day you will return to the dock, where your fish with be cleaned and bagged for you to take home.

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Boat Specs

Ranger Bay () originally built in 2009. Powered by 250HP Evinrude ETEC engine.

22 ft
4 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Clearwater and Tampa Bay
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Inshore fishing
Targeted Species

Speckled Trout
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
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
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 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

20% 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, PayPal.

About the Captain

Brian Mathey
Clearwater, Florida, United States
Member since March 2016
I grew up fishing the waters of Pinellas County. By the age of 16, I purchased my very first boat and was found fishing the pristine flats that the area has to offer. Then.. in 2005 at the age of 22, I received my captains’ license and began taking clients charter fishing and providing them an experience, they will not soon forget. My mission, is to deliver the very best Clearwater charter fishing experience. I have 3 children (Juliette 5, Josette 4, and Fisher 2) and a beautiful wife Nicolette. Taking young kids fishing and teaching them has to be one of the biggest joys of guiding. Having my own young kids, it has helped me appreciate the little things in life and there is nothing better than seeing a little one hold up their first fish.
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%

Clearwater Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

5 out of 5 stars from 3 reviews

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Complex process of booking 6 separate, 3-person charters to accommodate business conference attendees with various levels of experience. Some went near shore, others offshore, everyone caught fish and raved about the experience. Lots of action, polite and skilled captains, excellent equipment. Capt. Brian Mathay coordinated all and guided 3 of the charters.

John M Higgins  • Fished October 30, 2016
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Perfect day on the water withBrian of Clearwater Inshore Fushing. There shortly after hufficane Herminr so less than perfect conditions. But Brian still was able to find fish. Caught 40 combination of Reffish and Snook and lost our share as well.
Thank you

Larry & Liz Petr  • Fished September 16, 2016
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Great time!

Eric Carender  • Fished June 27, 2016
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