Ultimate Fishing Adventures

Want explore the incredible variety of fishing experiences that Sarasota has to offer? You can’t go wrong with Ultimate Fishing Adventures. Captain Taylor Rahn is a local who grew up in the local area and has fished there his entire life. He will share six generations of fishing experience with you on your charter trip. 

From hardcore fisherman to kids and ladies - anglers of all types are welcome on Taylor’s 25’ Century Boats center console. It’s big enough to carry 6 guests and comes equipped with top-of-the-line navigational electronics and safety gear. There’s also an ice-box, a live bait tank, and snorkeling equipment on board. The boat is powered by a 350 HP Yamaha engine able to develop a maximum cruising speed of 65 knots.

The captain will take you bottom fishing, trolling, spinning, jigging and popping in pursuit of species such as Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Flounder, Spanish Mackerel and much more. Want an adventure to tell your friends about? Ask Taylor about Shark fishing trips!

You’ll explore the waters of Bradenton in numerous different ways - from inshore areas to the most productive offshore spots.

If you want to bring your kids along, Ultimate Fishing Adventures will be more than happy to welcome them on board. There is no age limit - the captain will provide anglers of all ages with a fishing experience of a lifetime.

He’ll also take care of the cleaning and filleting the catch free of charge after the adventure is over. Live bait, lures, drinks, fishing gear, and even fly fishing equipment are included in the price too. So grab a rod and get ready for an ultimate day on the water!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,200
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Get ready to chase some Amberjack, Tuna, Permit, Groupers, Snappers, and many others on this exciting 6-hour trip. Join the captain in this offshore adventure and let him show you the hottest deep sea game of the Gulf. All you have to bring is food and beverages because the captain will provide you with all the necessary fishing gear.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $900
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    In case you want to land monster fish but don't want to spend the whole day on the water, this morning trip is the thing you need. Get offshore and explore the famous reefs, wrecks, and deeper waters out in the Gulf of Mexico. Leave all your worries behind and focus on some serious fishing as you go after Amberjack, Tuna, Groupers, Snappers, and even Blacktip Sharks, among plenty more.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Reef
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $875
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This trip is designed to get you on the private reefs and numbers that Capt. Taylor has found over the years. You will target Snapper, Cobia, Tripletail, Kingfish, and more exciting and delicious fish to take home after a thrilling day on the water. Expect to go around 3-8 miles offshore, in search of these incredible fish.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Tarpon
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $875
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Make the most of your time on the water and spend a full 6 hours chasing the elusive "Silver King." This highly-prized fish is sought by anglers all over the world. Known for their tough fight and their tendency to leap out of the water, get ready for an intense battle to guide them to the boat before heading home with the knowledge that you've ticked off something on your bucket list.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Tarpon
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $750
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This thrilling half day trip will give you the opportunity to land the elusive 'Silver King.' All you have to bring is a pair of sunglasses, sunscreen, and a hat because the captain will provide you with all you need to catch Tarpon. These tough-fighting beasts are a prize for anglers the world over, so reel one in and head home with some very impressive bragging rights.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $675
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    You'll be exploring the bay of Sarasota and Anna Maria on this exciting 6-hour trip. The captain will take you fishing in flats, docks, and mangroves and show you the hottest spots as you search some strong fish. Battle it out with Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, and many more, and you may even catch something delicious to take home. If you prefer nearshore and offshore fishing, this trip could easily be converted into such.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Reef
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $675
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This trip is designed to get you on the private reefs and numbers that Capt. Taylor has found over the years. You will target Snapper, Cobia, Tripletail, Kingfish, and more exciting and delicious fish to take home after a thrilling day on the water. Expect to go around 3-8 miles offshore, in search of these incredible fish.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $475
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Let the captain take you backcountry and flats fishing in the exciting waters of Sarasota Bay and Anna Maria Island. You'll be exploring mangroves and docks on this amazing 4-hour adventure that could be converted into a nearshore trip. Target Tarpon and Snook to test your skills, while going after Redfish, Sheepshead, and plenty more, will see you head back to shore with a tasty treat.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $475
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    If you'd like to sleep in, but also spend 4 hours on the water, this afternoon trip is the thing for you! Join the captain on this backcountry and flats fishing trip and explore the local mangroves and docks for a range of tough-fighting fish. If you prefer nearshore fishing, this tour can be transformed into a nearshore trip for Snappers, Groupers, Seabass, and more
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About the Captain

Taylor Rahn
Sarasota, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
39 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
141 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since March 2016
Capt. Taylor is a sixth generation fisherman who has been fishing the area his whole life. He grew up on Anna Maria Island, and he knows local waters like the back of his hand. The captain focuses on presenting a variety of fun options to his guests and providing them with an unforgettable fishing adventure. His enormous experience is a guarantee you will have a great time on your fishing charter.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Flounder
Grouper (Gag)
Redfish
Seabass (Black)

Shark (Blacktip)
Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook

Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon

Boat Specs

Century Boats (Center console) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 350HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 65 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.95
out of 5 stars from 122 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
96%
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Christopher C.
Tampa, FL
 5.00
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Inner Costal Success - Great Trip

VERIFIED   March 24, 2019
Captain Taylor was excellent.  Was a little concerned with an afternoon trip but should not have been.  We were...
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Mervin Y.
United States
 5.00
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Great morning with captain Taylor

VERIFIED   March 7, 2019
We were in Florida for vacation. We hired Captain Taylor to take us on an inshore (AM) fishing trip.We had a cold front come...
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Eric D.
United States
 5.00
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AM trip with Captain Taylor

VERIFIED   June 26, 2019
Our first trip to Florida and a successful fishing trip! Great ride on the catamaran and the kids were catching fish almost...
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Ray B.
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 5.00
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Great morning with Captain Taylor Rahn

January 11, 2019
Even tho my family was still waking up for our early excursion, Captain Taylor brought some great energy and humor to get us...
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Adam W.
Hayward, CA
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Captain Taylor is awesome

VERIFIED   May 26, 2019
Captain Taylor was a awesome. We went on a half-day inshore fishing trip with my dad for his birthday and Captain Taylor showed...
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