Venice Island Boat Rentals&Charters

Tarpon Center Drive
Venice FL, United States

Venice Island Boat Rentals & Charters invites you to join them for a fun and relaxing day of fishing in Venice, Florida.The spectacular Intracoastal waterways of Venice produce good amounts of sought-after shallow water fish. You can enjoy a boat ride with beautiful scenery and great fishing all in the company of professional captain Brad Laroche.

Captain Brad can take you on half day trips in the morning or at sunset, as well as on ¾ day trips that will allow you more time on the water. Your targeted species will include Snook, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Mangrove Snapper, Sheepshead, and Jack Crevalle. The sunset trips are great for Snook as they are attracted to the lights from the bridges, docks, and break walls that attract baitfish.

Fishing aboard Captain Brad’s 22-foot Hurricane deck boat, you will enjoy the space and comfortable cushioned seating benches. This boat was made for pleasure with a wide deck and a t-top for shade. It is powered by a 115 HP Yamaha 4 stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots, and also features a wireless trolling motor for the super shallow water.

Venice Island Boat Rentals & Charters will provide you with rods, reels, tackle, and live bait, and they can also clean and fillet your catch at the end of the trip. You should bring a cooler in order to transport your fish home safely. Captain Brad runs a very child-friendly charter and is able to accommodate up to 6 guests on board. So come along with your family and friends for a fun day of Venice fishing!

Venice Island Boat Rentals & Charters invites you to join them for a fun and relaxing day of fishing in Venice, Florida.The spectacular Intracoastal waterways of Venice produce good amounts of sought-after shallow water fish. You can enjoy a boat


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  • 3/4 Day Trip
    6 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 150 per person, 3 persons minimum
  • Half Day Trip: Sunset
    4 hour trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    US$ 99 per person, 3 persons minimum
  • Half Day Trip
    4 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 99 per person, 3 persons minimum
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About this listing

Boat Specs

Hurricane (Deck boat) originally built in 2000. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha Four Stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Spinning
Targeted Species
 
Jack Crevalle
 
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
Wireless Trolling Motor
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 24 hours before the trip date.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Venice to departure site is available and included in trip rates.

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

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

Brad Laroche
Venice, Florida, United States
Member since April 2017
Captain Brad has been fishing the waters of Venice, Florida for 20 years and enjoys every moment he spends on or by the water. He is a knowledgeable man and a patient Captain who likes to tend to his guests and especially children, teaching them anything they need to know. Captain Brad loves fishing the back bays for Snook, Trout, Snapper, and Redfish. He says Snook is his favorite as they are the most fun to catch!
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Venice Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

2.67 out of 5 stars from 1 review

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It seems inshore fishing is poor in Venice.  We went south and started well when the captain spotted some feeding redfish at one of the bridges.  We didn’t catch any but when the redfish departed we did get a couple of undersized snook.  After that the fishing experience deteriorated to zero.  We had six people on board and only three rods so some of us had a lot of downtime.  Because we never really left the channel the scenery was not exactly captivating and didn’t compare well to similar trips we have taken from a Sarasota location.  My advice ... when in Venice stick to offshore fishing!

Fished September 2, 2017
Brad Laroche (The Captain)
Replied to this review on September 15, 2017

Yea sorry about your experience the hole inter coastal was brown with rain water and the bait was scattered usually the water is a beautiful blue color and fishing is good the mayaka was at peak highs and that’s what caused all rain water.

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