Captain Randy Knowles - Tampa Bay
One of our top picks in Tampa. Captain Randy Knowles offers trips in both Tampa Bay and Boca Grande, Florida. Capt. Randy is yet to find a bait that is too big for Goliath Grouper to eat, so a trip with him will really get you to discover the meaning of “the bigger the bait, the bigger the fish”.
You will head out aboard a 19’ Scout flats boat with a 98 in. beam, which provides plenty of fishing space for up to four anglers. With its 150HP Yamaha motor, it can reach maximum cruising speeds of 50 knots to get you to the action in no time. The poling platform provides great support when you fish off the stern and tackle some big beasts with heavy tackle. The boat also comes equipped with GPS, fishfinder, VHF radio, and a wireless trolling motor to sneak into shallow inshore waters.
Captain Randy offers specialized charters targeting Goliath Grouper using heavy tackle, and provides rods, reels and tackle, fishing licenses, drinks and snacks on trips. Goliath Grouper season is best from March through December. They can still be found during the winter, however it is much harder to get them to take the bait. New fishing regulations no longer permit us to pull fish out of the water, however it is still very thrilling to pull a fish that is bigger than you are to the boat - everybody needs to do this at least once!
Captain Randy Knowles offers trips in both Tampa Bay and Boca Grande, Florida. Capt. Randy is yet to find a bait that is too big for Goliath Grouper to eat, so a trip with him will really get you to discover the meaning of “the bigger the bait, the
About this listing
Scout (Flats boat) originally built in 2000. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.
20% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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: Cash.
About the Charter Operator
Member since November 2014
Went fishing on September 6, 2016
Amazing trip great captain would recommend this captain and trip to anyone
Fished September 2016Fished September 6, 2016Robert Phillips recommends Captain Randy Knowles - Tampa Bay
90 pound Braden battles 300lb Goliath Jason, Tyler and Braden (birthday boy 12yrs today) After shallow water fishing Tuesday in Tampa Bay, Braden decided he wanted to try a Goliath. Called me Tuesday evening and at 0700 Wednesday morning… Read Full Report →
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