K2 Fishing Charters

(13) In high demand!
1968 Tarpon Center Drive
Venice FL, United States

K2 Fishing Charters is owned and operated by Captain Gabriel “Gabe” Kovacs, an experienced local captain who has over 43 years of fishing experience. Located right by the Venice Inlet, K2 Fishing Charters are ready to take you fishing offshore in the bountiful Gulf of Mexico.

Your fishing trip will take place aboard a stable and sturdy SeaCraft boat that features a T-Top and a toilet in the center console for the comfort of everyone on board. There is plenty of space on the boat for up to six people to fish, and it is fitted with top of the range electronics by Furuno and Garmin to pinpoint the very best fishing spots for the conditions on the day.

K2 Charters specializes in bottom fishing for species such as Snappers and Groupers, although they are also happy to do trolling and kite fishing on your charter. They catch a wide range of species, including Kingfish, Red Snappers, Triggerfish, Cobia, and many more. Both light and heavy tackle is carried on board to make sure you have the right tools for whatever the day’s fishing throws at you.

All the equipment and fishing licenses you will need for your trip are furnished by K2 Fishing Charters, and Captain Gabe will also be glad to clean and fillet your catch once you return to the dock.

K2 Fishing Charters is owned and operated by Captain Gabriel “Gabe” Kovacs, an experienced local captain who has over 43 years of fishing experience. Located right by the Venice Inlet, K2 Fishing Charters are ready to take you fishing offshore in

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Trip Date:
  • Full Day Trip - Offshore
    8 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 1095 private charter
  • 3/4 Day Trip - Offshore
    6 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 795 private charter
  • Half Day Trip - Offshore
    4 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 396 up to 4 persons
    + US$ 99 each additional person
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About this listing

Boat Specs

Potter Hull SeaCraft (Center console) originally built in 1974, and restored in 2006. Powered by a 350HP Mercruiser engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

24 ft
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Targeted Species

Grouper (Red)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Mutton)

Snapper (Red)
Spanish Mackerel

Triggerfish (Gray)

Inshore boat doesn't have a toilet.
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Inshore boat doesn't have a toilet.
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

10% 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

Gabe & Bobby Kovacs
Venice, Florida, United States
Member since September 2016
Captain Gabriel “Gabe” Kovacs has been fishing since the age of five, and since that time he has honed his skills and nourished his passion. Now, he has over 43 years of experience and knows the very best fishing spots in and around the area of Venice, Florida. Over his fishing career, Captain Gabe has owned and operated vessels up to 85 ft long, making him a very versatile and competent captain, and as well as knowing the waters of the Gulf of Mexico very well, he has also navigated the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. The local waters are teaming with big and delicious fish, and Captain Gabe has the knowledge and skills to put you on them!
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%

Venice Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.77 out of 5 stars from 13 reviews

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I have been on multiple fishing charters, and I have to say that Bobby is right up there with the best of them. first off, you can tell he LOVES what he does and KNOWS what he is doing. His main concern was getting us on fish and he did not disappoint!!! I was with 3 family members that have never been on a charter and because of the impression Bobby left on all of them we will be back soon.

Tim Crowley

Fished December 11, 2017
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We were a party of 3 and a first mate out for a half day.  We had a great time - and will book this charter when back in Venice. The boat was perfect for us, everybody had plenty of room.  We had one experienced fisherman and two novices - The first mate was patient, friendly, put us on fish and gave us tips for catching them; he never lost his patience when unraveling line or unsnagging hooks.

Fished October 10, 2017
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Fished July 27, 2017
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