Flats Addiction Fishing Charters

Cockroach Bay Road
Ruskin FL, United States

Flats Addiction Fishing Charters invites you on an unforgettable shallow water adventure in Tampa, Florida. The charter is operated by a third generation fisherman who has been fishing Tampa Bay for over 30 years. He knows the waters very well and will make your trip very rewarding and make sure you have a great time!

Captain JT Joiner will take you out on his 22-foot Carolina skiff originally built in 1994, and restored in 2017. The boat is powered by a 175 HP Johnson engine that makes it fast and reliable on the shallow water.

It features the necessary safety equipment such as life jackets and electronics like a GPS that will contribute to a successful trip. You will also have all the fishing gear available including the bait and a fishing license. 

Flats Addiction Fishing Charters fishes the shallow waters of Tampa and Tampa Bay, which offer a wide variety of fish to be targeted and caught. You will have a chance to fish for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Snook, Flounder, Mangrove Snapper, and Sheepshead.

All of these species have been ranked as good game fish, and excellent food quality, so if you decide to keep some, you are in for a treat. Your fish can be cleaned and filleted at the end of the trip, so bring a cooler to transport the fish home safely in. 

Flats Addiction Fishing Charters invites you on an unforgettable shallow water adventure in Tampa, Florida. The charter is operated by a third generation fisherman who has been fishing Tampa Bay for over 30 years. He knows the waters very well and wi


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  • Full Day Trip
    8 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 500 per person (shared), 2 persons minimum
  • Half Day Trip
    4 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 350 per person (shared), 2 persons minimum

About this listing

Boat Specs

Carolina Skiff (Flats boat) originally built in 1994, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 175HP Johnson engine.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons
Types of Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Targeted Species
 
Flounder
 
Redfish

 
Sheepshead
 
Snapper (Mangrove)

 
Snook
 
Spotted Seatrout
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Ruskin to departure site is available and included in trip rates.

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

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.

About the Captain

JT Joiner
Ruskin, Florida, United States
Member since February 2017
Captain JT is a third generation fisherman who loves the water and has a passion for fishing. He has fished the flats of Tampa Bay for over 30 years and knows exactly where the productive spots are. He is a fun person, he loves to have a good laugh, and is an excellent teacher, too. Captain JT has spent 10 years participating in tournament fishing events.

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