Fish Pro Charters: Fish Guaranteed!

Johns Pass Boardwalk
Madeira Beach FL, United States

Fish Pro Charters is operated by Captain Kellen Ankrum, who prides himself on providing some of the finest deep sea fishing trips in the Gulf of Mexico. With a fish guarantee policy, you can be sure your trip will pay off!

The species commonly targeted aboard FishProCharters include Big Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack, and Hogfish, as well as pelagic fish such as Tuna, Wahoo, Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Cobia and many more. Whether you prefer trolling or bottom fishing, you will be put in the right spots to reel in a nice fish.

With over 20 years of fishing experience in the area, Captain Ankrum specializes in everything from light tackle to big game fishing and caters to all anglers, regardless if you’re a seasoned fisherman or this is your first time holding a rod. Kellen loves making his guests happy, so that they know exactly who to call once they decide to go fishing again. That’s why, when fishing with FishProCharters, fish is guaranteed or your trip is free!

You will be fishing on a 32’ boat powered by twin mercury engines, with enough room to comfortably accommodate groups of up to 6 people. The boat features a T-top and a trolling motor, and comes outfitted with the usual set of navigational and fish finding technology, including GPS, radio as well as Fishfinder. A cooler filled with ice is also waiting for you on board.

Captain Kellen will provide all fishing gear you will need for tackling fish in the Gulf, complete with both live and artificial bait, although utilizing live bait is Kellen’s preferred fishing technique. Florida fishing licenses, mandatory for all anglers occupying a boat will be supplied by Kellen at no additional cost. Following your trip, if you decide to keep your catch, your fish will be cleaned and bagged by the Captain so you can take it with you.

Fish Pro Charters is operated by Captain Kellen Ankrum, who prides himself on providing some of the finest deep sea fishing trips in the Gulf of Mexico. With a fish guarantee policy, you can be sure your trip will pay off!

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Trip Date:
  • Full Day Trip
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1100 private charter
  • 3/4 Day Trip
    6 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 900 private charter
  • Half Day Trip
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 650 private charter
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About this listing

Boat Specs

SeaVee (Center console) originally built in 2015. Powered by 2 700HP Twin Mercury 350 Verados engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

32 ft
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Drift Fishing
Targeted Species
Barracuda (Great)

Grouper (Gag)

Grouper (Goliath)
Grouper (Red)

King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red)

Snapper (Yellowtail)
Spanish Mackerel
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
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Fly Fishing Equipment
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
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

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.

About the Captain

Kellen Ankrum
Madeira Beach, Florida, United States
Member since May 2014
I grew up fishing and hunting. As soon as I realized that fishing for a living was a possibility, I jumped all over it. My obsession with the water and ability to catch fish has proven to keep my customers happy and coming back for more.
Response time: 4 hours
Response rate: 93%

Customer Reviews

4.78 out of 5 stars from 9 reviews

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We spent most of our half day riding in the boat. We probably had the opportunity to drop lines in the water and actually fish for a total of 30 minutes. We never stayed at one spot more than 10-15 minutes and then he had us pull our poles in and we were off to another spot. I think we had 15 minutes were all five of us on the private charter had our poles in the water at one time. I think it was too much to have 5 people and only a captain. There should have been someone else there to help us. Captain Keller was very nice, but he seemed very stressed and overwhelmed.We would definitely not spend that kind of money again with this same company, we will book our next trip with another company.

Fished July 21, 2017
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Fished July 8, 2017
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Unfortunately due to a storm a couple of days before our trip the water was quite rough and dirty. This made finding fish tough although we did catch about 8 but nothing really big. This happens and we would not hesitate doing this again. We all had a good time. Our captain was great and he tried his best to find the right spots.

Fished October 9, 2016
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