Bottom Line Sportfishing

Bottom Line Sportfishing specializes in giving you the most memorable experiences in the Gulf of Mexico. From bottom fishing for Grouper, Snapper, and Hogfish to trolling for migrating Pelagics, the crew puts you on the fish… bottom line!

Explore the area’s many natural wrecks and reefs, targeting the most exciting species around. Bottom fish and troll for Hogfish, Mangrove Snapper, Red Snapper, Kingfish, Amberjack, Cobia, and Blackfin Tuna.

Or go offshore for a “reel” adventure. Longer trips will take you fishing for delicacies such as Black Grouper, Amberjack, Hogfish, Kingfish, Mangrove Snapper, and many more. You may even catch a Tuna on the way!

Your trip will take place aboard a 31’ Contender offshore sport fishing boat. There is plenty of space for up to six anglers to fish in comfort and style. The boat comes powered by twin 300 HP Suzuki engines for more security and speed.

Apart from 31’ of excellence, top-notch electronics, professional accessories, and tools, the boat is equipped with a toilet for your maximum comfort when spending a day on the water. All aboard!

Trips with Bottom Line Sportfishing are all-inclusive, so all you need to do is bring your own food and drinks. Fish on!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Extended Day Trip - 12 Hour
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,700
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    Fish offshore for bigger Grouper, Yellowtail, Red, and Mangrove Snapper, Kingfish, Cobia, Blackfin Tuna, and Amberjack.
  • Private trip
    Extended Day Trip - 10 Hour
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,500
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    This trip will take you even further offshore for bigger Grouper, Mangrove Snapper, Yellowtail Snapper, Red Snapper (in season), Kingfish, Cobia, Amberjack, and Blackfin Tuna.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,200
    up to 6 persons
    This package is great for those anglers who want to try a little bit of everything. You will be fishing the wrecks, reefs, and offshore for Hogfish, Grouper, Mangrove Snapper, Red Snapper (when in season), Kingfish, Amberjack, Blackfin Tuna, and who knows what else?
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $850
    up to 6 persons
    On this trip you will be targeting Grouper, Mangrove Snapper, Hogfish, Kingfish and many more species!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    up to 6 persons
    This trip will see you fishing for anything from Grouper to Mangrove Snapper, Hogfish, and Kingfish.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $650
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is great for those who want to catch the afternoon bite. You will be targeting various species on your way to the fishing grounds and back. The list of your potential catches includes Grouper, Mangrove Snapper, Hogfish, Kingfish, and many more.
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About the Charter Operator

Bottom Line Sportfishing
Clearwater, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
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43 Customer Reviews
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Member since October 2017
I was brought up on boats my whole life here in Clearwater. From when I saw my first commercial fishing boat I knew exactly what I wanted to do... fish for a living. My fishing career started immediately after high school when I got a job as a deckhand on one of the head boats out of Clearwater Municipal Marina. I had my sights set on being captain as soon as I started, and it didn't take long. As soon as I had enough time for my 100 ton masters captains license, I took the courses and got it. I started running the head boat at 21 years old and loved it. After gaining the fishing knowledge and the overall experience of running a 90 passenger head boat for a few years, I decided it was time to start my own charter boat operation. I like the more personalized fishing experience of a six passenger vessel and I like having the speed to be able to get to the more fertile fishing grounds in an efficient manner. I have a true passion for what I do and I love catching fish!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)
Hogfish Hogfish

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Yellowtail) Snapper (Yellowtail)

Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)

Boat Specs

Contender (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1999, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 300HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.88
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98%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
98%
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Steven P.
South Windsor, Connecticut
 5.00
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3/4 Day Trip with Capt Sam

VERIFIED   February 18, 2020
We scheduled a 6 hour trip with Capt Sam and Nick.  This was our first charter trip in Florida and Capt Sam did a super...
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Ben R.
Tampa, FL
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VERIFIED   March 14, 2020
We had an awesome time with the guys of Bottom Line!!! The boat was gorgeous and super spacious. The took us out and put us...
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Michael R.
Brandon, FL
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8 Hour Trip with Captain Sam and 1st Mate Nick

VERIFIED   June 22, 2019
Captain Sam and his First Mate, Nick treated my 6-man crew to a great and most memorable experience by leading us on an outstanding...
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William D.
Bolingbrook, IL
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Sam and First mate Nick!

VERIFIED   May 31, 2019
An Amazing time! Sam and Nick were awesome, they took care of everything. We set out for dinner for 10 and ended up...
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Jason S.
Seminole, FL
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Half day with Captain Sam and Harrison

VERIFIED   December 30, 2019
I highly recommend Bottomline great experience smaller charter and very good at there job. We hade first timers and they got...
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