Reel Knowledge Fishing

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Reel Knowledge Fishing offers exciting adventures on the waters out of Sarasota, Florida. If you are looking for a memorable day out, fishing with an experienced and professional guide, Reel Knowledge is the right choice for you. The Captain always works hard to provide an excellent service while putting all his guests on the fish of their dreams.

Enjoy a ride with Reel Knowledge Fishing aboard a 20’ Kenner boat, that provides comfortable fishing space for up to three anglers. Its navigational electronics include a GPS and a fish finder. A live bait tank is fitted on board, as well as an ice-box to keep the catch fresh during the day.

Reel Knowledge Fishing will show you the ropes and teach you how to fish the beautiful waters of the Sun coast. You will get a chance to learn everything from tying knots to what bait to use. Trips are five and eight hours on the water, whether its fishing inshore, nearshore, flats, or backcountry. The Captain is very familiar with the methods that work best for the local waters, such as light and heavy tackle, jigging, popping, drift fishing, and bow fishing.

Your targeted species will be Snook, Redfish, Mangrove Snapper, Spotted Seatrout, Gag Grouper, Spotted Seatrout, and Sheepshead.

A trip with Reel Knowledge Fishing comes inclusive with all the necessary equipment to put a great catch together. You will be provided with the licenses, as well as rods, reels, tackle, lures, and live bait. If you decide to keep the catch, on return to the dock, it can be cleaned and filleted for a ride home, so that you could have it for dinner later or just fill the freezer. As well as that, you will be offered drinks and snacks during the fishing adventure.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This trip includes all the gear and tackle, as well as the licenses, bait, and ice. You will be chasing Sheepshead, Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Snook, Jack Creavalle, and many more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $350
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Charters are available from Tampa Bay to Charlotte Harbor. The package includes fishing licenses, tackle, bait, water, and ice for beverages and the catch. Your targeted species will include Redfish, Snook, Sheepshead, and many more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $350
    up to 2 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Charters are available from Tampa Bay to Charlotte Harbor. The package includes fishing licenses, tackle, bait, water, and ice for beverages and the catch. Your targeted species will include Redfish, Snook, Sheepshead, and many more.
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About the Captain

Josh Harris
Sarasota, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
ID & License verified
58 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since March 2017
Captain Josh Harris is a knowledgeable guide. Many years of working as a local PGA golf instructor have gained him the skills that he uses when teaching his clients to fish. Josh has been fishing the waters of Florida for 15 years. He is an official CCA Florida Guide, who has sucessfully taken part in many saltwater inshore fishing tournaments.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum
Bluefish
Flounder
Grouper (Gag)

Jack Crevalle
Permit
Redfish
Sheepshead

Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook
Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon

Boat Specs

Kenner (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2004, and restored in 2018. Powered by a 140HP 2018 Suzuki 4-stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Bowfishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 30% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.90
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Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
96%
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Steve P.
Sarasota, FL
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Day trip with capt Josh of Reel Knowledge Fishing

VERIFIED   NEW  October 14, 2019
had a great time, very educational, personal treatment, down to earth captain. knew the hot spots, fish biting before...
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Jack Z.
Sarasota, Florida
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Full Day Trip with Captain Josh

VERIFIED   NEW  November 8, 2019
My son and I had an absolutely great day of fishing with Captain Josh. We hit many spots around Sarasota and caught 50 to 100...
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Matthew K.
Valrico, Florida
 5.00
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Half Day Trip: Morning

VERIFIED   June 19, 2019
Captain Josh was very accommodating and flexible with our schedule. This was a true fishing experience and great for beginners...
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Jonathan W.
Princeton, TX
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Bay Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   September 25, 2019
Had a great time with Captain Josh. First spot we pulled up in, we caught 20-30 red fish and 15-20 Mangrove snapper. The trolling...
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William R.
Bradenton, FL
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Nonstop Action - Great Day with Capt. Josh!

VERIFIED   June 7, 2019
First time fishing with Captain Josh and can’t wait for our next trip. Capt. Josh put us right on the fish from the first...
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