Homegrown Fishing Charters

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752 Manatee Avenue
Holmes Beach FL, United States

Captain Colby Flinn offers inshore and nearshore charter trips from Tampa Bay to Sarasota Bay and up to nine miles offshore. He has over twenty years experience fishing this area and is well equipped to guide you to the hottest fishing spots around Holmes Beach, Florida.

During your charter trip you will be fishing aboard a 23 ft Parker Saltwater fishing boat that has been recently restored to make sure it is in the best condition for charter trips. Featuring a 250 HP Yamaha four stroke motor, the boat will take you to the best fishing spots in no time, and its full complement of marine electronics will aid your captain in finding the fish.

Depending on the trip you choose, you could explore the inshore bays and backwaters for Redfish, Snook, and Trout, or venture offshore to tackle Snapper, Grouper, Cobia, Kingfish and more at the nearshore wrecks and reefs. Captain Colby also offers specialist Tarpon trips during Tarpon season, which usually runs from late April to early September.


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About this listing

Boat Specs

Parker (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1991, and restored in 2015. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha 4 stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Tampa Bay to Sarasota Bay
Nearshore Fishing
Within 9 miles - wrecks and reefs
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Handline
Targeted Species
 
Cobia
 
Grouper (Gag)

 
Grouper (Goliath)
 
Hogfish

 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
 
Permit

 
Redfish
 
Snapper (Mangrove)

 
Snook
 
Speckled Trout

 
Tarpon
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
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 24 hours before the trip date.
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.

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

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, Checks.

About the Captain

Colby Flinn
Holmes Beach, Florida, United States
Member since March 2016
Capt Colby Flinn has 21yrs homegrown experience fishing from Tampa Bay to South Sarasota Bay. He specializes in inshore fishing for Redfish, Snook, and Trout, and fishing the nearshore wrecks and reefs for Snapper, Grouper, Cobia, Kingfish, big Goliath Grouper and much more. He is also an avid freshwater fisherman, regularly participating successfully in state tournaments.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 93%

Holmes Beach Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.94 out of 5 stars from 11 reviews

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Great day, would definitely book with Capt Colby again. We didn’t have the best weather and Colby busted his butt to make sure we had a great day, which we did!

Eric Santjer  • Fished February 17, 2017
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Fabulous day on the water. Great guys, informative and good with both experienced and non-experienced customers. Weather was windy and slightly cool, so fish were not very active today. Even so, we caught a variety of fish and had a great time.

Ginnie Eliason  • Fished February 16, 2017
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We had a great Father and sons day, all made better with Captain Colby , a really tallented captain and most of all a true fishermen. Tide or weather he knows where and how to fish, others can only copy his watercraft and local knowledge.  So when we come again , no question who we’ll call. Thanks from all the Naylor Boys. ..A red letter day.

Paul Naylor  • Fished August 24, 2016
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Fishing Reports

Spring Is here

March 13, 2017

Snook fishing is on fire few redfish mixed in and some trophy size trout fishing is great and should just get better Read Full Report →