Reel Tight Fishing Charters – Sarasota

Reel Tight Fishing Charters offers you the opportunity to see beautiful Sarasota from a whole new perspective. The Captain is a knowledgeable and professional fisherman, who knows how to put his clients on fish. On a day out with him, you will be able to target a variety of fish and experience a first class service.

Step aboard their 24 ft saltwater fishing boat, powered by a 250 HP SHO Yamaha engine. The vessel has a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots and is rigged with navigational electronics, including a GPS and a fish finder. It is equipped with a wireless trolling motor, an anchoring system, a live bait tank, and an icebox to store the refreshments. The boat can comfortably accommodate up to six anglers.

Each trip with Reel Tight Fishing Charters can be easily customized to your needs and the fish you would like to catch. You can choose how much time you want to spend on the water. There are three packages available: a four-hour trip, a six-hour, and an eight-hour trip. Among your targeted species will be Cobia, King Mackerel, Jack Crevalle, Snook, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Tarpon, Gag Grouper, Spotted Seatrout, Sheepshead, and Tripletail. The Captain is also especially great with kids, so a day out with him is fun for all ages.

During the trip of your choosing, you will be provided with the fishing equipment, including rods, reels, tackle, lures, licenses, and live bait. Your catch will be cleaned and filleted for you to take home. The only thing you might want to bring with you is your own food and drinks.

Join Reel Tight Fishing Charters as they take on the trip of a lifetime!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Fishing Charter
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,000
    This package is ideal for those who are up for a challenge. Your day out on the stunning waters of Sarasota can be customized according to your needs and personal preferences. Anglers of all ages and any expertise are welcome aboard!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Afternoon Fishing Charter
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $750
    Depending on your preferences and the fish you want to target, the Captain will customize this trip to your needs. You will be able to fish the beautiful waters of Sarasota and have a memorable experience with Reel Tight Fishing Charters.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Fishing Charter
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $750
    Depending on your preferences and the fish you want to target, the Captain will customize this trip to your needs. You will be able to fish the beautiful waters of Sarasota and have a memorable experience with Reel Tight Fishing Charters.
  • Private trip
    TARPON TRIP
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 20 - Jul 1
    $750
    Leave the dock at 6:00 a.m and get ready to fight with the Silver King! These trips have no guarantees but you'll definitely get some shots at Tarpon. The fish are roaming the beaches for crabs and mullet and your captain will make sure you're ready to catch them! Book this sportfishing adventure today.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Afternoon Fishing Charter
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $500
    Pick up at the "North Bridge". Inshore and Nearshore fishing for Snook, Redfish, Trout, Snappers, Groupers and a variety of other species. Certain times of year we can catch the sun set. Book your trip Today!!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Morning Fishing Charter
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    This trip will see you sailing the beautiful waters of the Sarasota region! Depending on your preferences and which fish you would like to go for, the Captain will customize the trip to suit your needs.
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About the Charter Operator

Reel Tight Fishing Charters
Sarasota, Florida, United States
44 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
165 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since December 2016
Reel Tight Fishing Charters was re-established in December of 2016. Owner, Matt Fueyo, ran charters for over ten years inshore and offshore in the Sarasota and surrounding waters. During the 2009 BP oil spill, he left the industry and joined the Army. After completing a tour overseas, he returned to Sarasota to pursue his lifelong passion. Matt has years of running private yachts for high profile owners which is reflected in his level of professionalism and cleanliness in his charter boat company. Even though Blue Marlin are his favorite fish to catch, Snook and Tarpon still give him the adrenaline pumping action that made him fall in love with sport fishing. Let us show you how a professional program operates.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook

Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon
Tripletail Tripletail

Boat Specs

Pathfinder (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2003. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha SHO engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Bowfishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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.

Listing Policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Sarasota to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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HOG FISH
Great Day with Capt Tyler and Tim!
Fishing with Matt
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
90%
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Chilly day for Florida

VERIFIED   4 Hour Morning Fishing Charter on January 16, 2021
Took my GF and 12YO daughter on a charter. Was a chilly 57 degrees and overcast. Captain Phil with his knowledge of the waters...
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VERIFIED   4 Hour Afternoon Fishing Charter on January 8, 2021
These guys, We’re fantastic, captain Darius was attentive to all of our guests. He created anglers out of danglers....
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FAQs about Reel Tight Fishing Charters – Sarasota

Reel Tight Fishing Charters – Sarasota offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - 4 Hour Afternoon Fishing Charter (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - 4 Hour Morning Fishing Charter (4 hours)
  • $750 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - 6 Hour Afternoon Fishing Charter (6 hours)
  • $750 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - 6 Hour Fishing Charter (6 hours)
  • $750 per group - TARPON TRIP (6 hours)
  • $1,000 per group, additional $100 per person after 5 guests - 8 Hour Fishing Charter (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Reel Tight Fishing Charters – Sarasota, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Reel Tight Fishing Charters – Sarasota include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Bottled Water )
  • Fishing License

Reel Tight Fishing Charters – Sarasota offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Reel Tight Fishing Charters – Sarasota offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Bowfishing (Bring your own gear)

Top targeted fish species with Reel Tight Fishing Charters – Sarasota include:
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon
  • Tripletail