Fishing the pristine waters from Sarasota to Anne Marie island, Snook Tarpon Fishing Charters offers its customers some of the best light tackle and fly fishing that the has to offer. Anglers who are all about inshore and nearshore fishing flock to this area from all parts of the world to test their skills against some of the most prized species available.
You’ll be accompanied by Captain Shane Smetak, an experienced captain who has a vast knowledge of the local fishery. He’ll be able to take you around some of the richest fishing grounds, put you on your targeted fish and show you the techniques that will give you the best chance at landing the catch of your dreams.
The boat you’ll be fishing from is an 18’ Maverick HPX18 skiff, ideal for getting to all the hard to reach places that the target fish may choose to hide at. To further help with this task, while keeping your noise output minimal, the boat also has a wireless trolling motor and a polling platform. The vessel’s powered bu a 150 HP Yamaha outboard.
The trips have been designed in such a way to provide an option to anglers of all experience levels. If you’re new to the sport, the captain will gladly provide you with a taste of local fishing, introducing you to the various techniques and species targeted using them. You’ll be fully equipped with top-notch rods, reels, lures and anything else you might need to land a catch worth bragging about.
Experienced anglers and specialized fly fishers are also more than welcome and are sure to find a challenge they can get excited about aboard one of the full-day trips. These offer anglers the opportunity to test your skills to the fullest as they challenge the power of the Silver King itself.
All you need to bring with you before you dive into the action are food and drinks, sun protection and sunglasses. Now all that’s left to do is to book a trip that best suits your fishing needs and start planning your next adventure today!
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Mako (Bay boat) originally built in 1973, and restored in 2019. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha SHO engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 53 knots.
Types of Fishing
Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
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:
Sarasota Fishing Calendar
FAQs about Snook and Tarpon Fishing Charters
- $450 per group, additional $75 per person after 2 guests - 4 Hour Trip – Snook/Tarpon (Night) (4 hours)
- $450 per group, additional $50 per person after 2 guests - Nearshore Half Day (4 hours)
- $650 per group, additional $75 per person after 2 guests - Tarpon Half Day (5 hours)
- $850 per group, additional $75 per person after 2 guests - Tarpon Full Day (8 hours)
- Fighting Chair
- Live Bait Well
- Wireless Trolling Motor
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle
- Catch cleaning & filleting
- Fishing License
- Fly Fishing Equipment
- Inshore Fishing
- Nearshore Fishing
- Reef Fishing
- Wreck Fishing
- Flats Fishing
- Backcountry Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Bottom Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Spotted Seatrout