Somewhere South Fishing Charters

3600 Poplar Street Northeast
St Petersburg FL, United States

Somewhere South Fishing Charters offers guided fishing trips in Tampa Bay and the surrounding waters. Fishing the Bay, St Petersburg, Clearwater, and the beaches in the vicinity, they have the flexibility to tailor every trip to your desires and level of experience.

You will be fishing aboard a spacious 23 ft Panga boat that is built with high sides for safety and security. With room for up to four guests, the boat is fitted with all the essentials for fantastic inshore fishing adventures, including a GPS, fishfinder, VHF radio, and a reliable Yamaha motor. With a trolling motor and anchoring system on board to keep you on the fish and an ice box for cool drinks throughout the day, this boat will prove a comfortable base, regardless of the duration of your fishing trip.

Captain Ronnie Hayes will make sure every trip gives you the best chance to catch the fish you want to target, whether that is Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Trout, Snapper, Cobia, Kingfish, or Grouper (as long as they are in season). He will take you fishing inshore and/or nearshore, and is happy to leave in the early morning, mid afternoon, evening, or at night time.

Full details and locations will be discussed prior to the fishing trip.

Somewhere South Fishing Charters offers guided fishing trips in Tampa Bay and the surrounding waters. Fishing the Bay, St Petersburg, Clearwater, and the beaches in the vicinity, they have the flexibility to tailor every trip to your desires and leve

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Boat Specs

Panga (Center console) originally built in 2005. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 37 knots.

23 ft
4 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Drift Fishing
Targeted Species
Grouper (Gag)

King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Speckled Trout

Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Custom 40 Gallon Livewell
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Custom 40 Gallon Livewell
Wireless Trolling Motor
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
Bottled Water
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Fly Fishing Equipment
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

30% 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, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, PayPal.

About the Captain

Ronnie Hayes
St Petersburg, Florida, United States
Member since July 2016
Hi. My name is Captain Ronnie Hayes. I was born and raised in St Petersburg FL. I have spent most of my life fishing the beautiful waters that surround this amazing place I call home. The fishing opportunities here are endless. My greatest passion as a fishing guide is taking kids fishing. The most important part of my job is making sure they leave with big smiles. So what do you say, book your trip today and let's go catch some fish!!!
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

5 out of 5 stars from 15 reviews

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By far worth every penny! I’ll be hooking up with Somewhere South charters every time I’m in the Tampa area!

Fished August 14, 2017
Ronnie Hayes (The Captain)
Replied to this review on August 15, 2017

It was a good time out there yesterday with you and your boy.. Cant wait till next time!!
Thanks for a great day., Capt. Ronnie

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i had a fantastic night of snook fishing with Somewhere South. first we took some casts in the mangroves and looked for tailing reds and snook. after the sun was fully down we cruised some docks sightcasting to snook in the lights. we caught many many good sized snook, and of course the big one got away, breaking the line on a dock piling. capt and mate were super professional. well stocked and laid out boat kept immaculately clean. cant recommend these guys enough. best way to spend a few hours at night in st pete. thansk again capt!

Fished July 21, 2017
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Fishing with Captain Ronnie today was a blast!!! My 7yr old son and 14yr old nephew got to experience some snook action in the morning and then we caught some beautiful trout in the afternoon. My son is still bragging about how he caught not one, not two, but three trout bigger than the one I caught. The old boy will just have to wait to one-up him next time. Thanks Captain Ronnie for getting these boys hooked up!

Fished July 19, 2017
Ronnie Hayes (The Captain)
Replied to this review on July 20, 2017

We had a great time with you guys yesterday. Your boy and your nephew are great kids. It was a fun time for all of us. Hope to do it again in the future!!!  Thanks again, Capt. Ronnie

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Fishing Reports


July 28, 2017

It was a fun filled morning on Tampa Bay. We caught lots of Redfish and Snook.Had to change spots a couple of times because the dolphins decided to start feeding were we were fishing. What an amazing time on… Read Full Report →