About this listing
Wellcraft 248 Sportsman (Walkaround) originally built in 1984 and restored in 2010. Powered by a 275HP Mercury Verado engine with a maximum cruising speed of 43 knots.
Reefslayer Charters are a fully USCG-licensed and insured business offering half and full day trips fishing natural and artificial reefs for Goliath Grouper, Cobia, Barracuda, Permit, Snapper, Blacktip Shark, and many, many more within and offshore from Florida’s Sarasota Bay.
The Wellcraft 248 Sportsman walkaround you will be using is great for the job, with plenty of room on deck to follow those fleety fish, and a cruising speed of 43 knots to make sure you waste no time getting out to the best reefs offshore. She also has a head on board for extra convenience, and up on deck things just get better and better, with high quality electronics such as Garmin GPS and Ray Marine fishfinder, top-of-the-line tackle from Penn, Shimano and Billfisher and a selection of lures as well as live bait fresh from the tank for the highest quality.
Captain Joseph Butko is a Florida native, born and raised in the Sarasota area, who has fishing the area for over 30 years and knows the area like the back of his hand. He will always take you to the very best spots and he and his skilled first mate will work tirelessly to make sure you get hooked up with some awesome fish. All Reefslayer trips come with fishing licences for everyone on board, and are completely child-friendly, so grab your sunscreen, grab your camera, and head on down to Sarasota for some of the best fishing you’ve ever had!
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, Master Card, American Express, PayPal.
About the Captain
Member since March 2016
Sarasota Fishing Calendar
Went fishing on May 24, 2016
Friendly and knowledgable. He did everything he could to help us catch the big one . He had multiple bait,spots and even pulled out the trolling poles.. we caught several fish but the big one did elude us .
Fished May 2016John Diskin • Fished May 24, 2016John Diskin recommends Reefslayer Charters
Went fishing on May 7, 2016
Awesome day at sea with competent captain and crew! Everything was easy and fun and the fishing spots were great too! Thanks so much for a wonderful time. -Luis
Fished May 2016Louis • Fished May 07, 2016Louis recommends Reefslayer Charters
Went fishing on April 29, 2016
Amazing time ! My group caught five sharks, dozens of snapper and even a few grouper. Captain Joe was extremely knowledgeable, helpful and put us on the fish. We will definitely be booking another trip. Perfect fishing trip.
Fished April 2016Kelly Bontrager • Fished Apr 29, 2016Kelly Bontrager recommends Reefslayer Charters
Centennial Park And Boat Ramp, Sarasota
, FL 34236, United States