Bottoms Up Fishing Excursions

(23) In high demand!
1029 Baillies Bluff Road
Holiday FL, United States

Bottoms Up Fishing Excursions invites you for a fun and relaxing trip on the waters of Holiday, Florida. This charger is for those who want to have fun and relax, and for families with kids. Captain Carlos, who owns and runs the charter, loves taking kids out and teaching them how to fish properly by explaining the fish, the techniques, and how to reel your catch in.

Captain Carlos operates a 32-foot Sportcraft offshore sport fishing boat, originally built in 1985, and restored in 2015. This beauty is powered by two 230HP Mercruiser engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots. The speed makes it ideal for nearshore and offshore adventures so you can relax and enjoy the ride, too, as it will be a comfortable one.

The boat has an XM radio if you want a soundtrack to your trip, and is fully equipped with all the fishing gear needed to make the trip a success. It also features safety equipment such as life jackets, and electronics that will help you locate the most productive fishing spots.

Bottoms Up Fishing Excursions will take you up to 9 miles offshore in search of the big Groupers, Snappers, Cobia, King Mackerel and more. Florida is incredibly rich in bottom-feeding fish, so, if you stay a little closer to the shore, you will also target Mangrove Snapper, Black Seabass, Sheepshead, and more.

Captain Carlos will provide individual service for everyone on the boat. All of his customers are treated like fishermen and fisherwomen. Families and children are welcomed and encouraged to come and spend a day or just a few hours with him. You will experience catching a multitude of species on a day that you’ll remember forever!

Bottoms Up Fishing Excursions invites you for a fun and relaxing trip on the waters of Holiday, Florida. This charger is for those who want to have fun and relax, and for families with kids. Captain Carlos, who owns and runs the charter, loves taking


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  • Full Day Trip
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 800 private charter
  • Half Day Trip - PM
    4 hour trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US$ 400 private charter
  • Half Day Trip - AM
    4 hour trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    US$ 400 private charter
  • Family Special
    3 hour trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    US$ 350 private charter
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About this listing

Boat Specs

Baha Cruiser (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2005. Powered by 2 225HP Honda engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 32 knots.

Length
32 ft
Capacity
5 persons
Types of Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Targeted Species
 
Cobia
 
Grouper (Gag)

 
Grouper (Red)
 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

 
Seabass (Black)
 
Sheepshead

 
Snapper (Mangrove)
 
Snapper (Red)
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Xm Satellite Radio And Weather
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

25% 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, Checks.

About the Captain

Carlos Bastos
Holiday, Florida, United States
Member since February 2017
Captain Carlos hails from New Jersey, where he fished his entire life for Cod and other local species. It was four years ago that he moved to Florida in the search of the big bottom-feeding fish like Groupers and Snappers. He loves taking families and kids out and teaching them all about fishing. He is an incredibly upbeat and fun person who will make your trip very enjoyable.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

4.81 out of 5 stars from 23 reviews

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Nice day with Captain Carlos!Thank you so much!Hope to see you again!

Fished December 31, 2017
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We had an awesome time. Very knowledgeable, welcoming and friendly. We caught lots of fish and all had fun. I would definitely recommend this trip. It was cheaper than a crowded tour and it was only the 3 of us. No fighting for fishing space.  Thank you so much for a fantastic evening. Hope to see you all again this spring!

Fished December 29, 2017
Carlos Bastos (The Captain)
Replied to this review on December 29, 2017

Thanks for coming out with us!

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Fished December 27, 2017
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