Captain
Sean Goddard

Member since December 2014

Ruskin, United States

Background
Tampa Bay fishing charter Captain Sean Goddard has lived near and has been fishing the West Coast Florida for over 40 years. He has devoted his time to learning the waters of Tampa Bay.  As a result he has become adept at the skills required to be successful captain.  He fishes the inshore and near shore waters of Tampa Bay and the Gulf . In addition to being an avid fisherman he is a  United States Coast Guard licensed Captain, he is fully insured and has all the licenses and permits to guide in the waters of Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.   Experienced in artificial baits, light tackle and live bait tactics he enjoys taking time to teach people that want to learn how to fish and loves to teach kids the art of inshore fishing.  He enjoys putting them on the fish so that that they have a successful day of fishing.  According to the Captain the best part of his job is seeing a kid smile when they feel the tug on the other end of the line.
Techniques
I fish mainly for snook , redfish, sea trout, grouper, snapper and mackerel. I specialize live bait fishing which is most of the fishing I do with my clients.

Hey, I'm Captain Sean Goddard

Ruskin, United States
Background
Tampa Bay fishing charter Captain Sean Goddard has lived near and has been fishing the West Coast Florida for over 40 years. He has devoted his time to learning the waters of Tampa Bay.  As a result he has become adept at the skills required to be successful captain.  He fishes the inshore and near shore waters of Tampa Bay and the Gulf . In addition to being an avid fisherman he is a  United States Coast Guard licensed Captain, he is fully insured and has all the licenses and permits to guide in the waters of Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.   Experienced in artificial baits, light tackle and live bait tactics he enjoys taking time to teach people that want to learn how to fish and loves to teach kids the art of inshore fishing.  He enjoys putting them on the fish so that that they have a successful day of fishing.  According to the Captain the best part of his job is seeing a kid smile when they feel the tug on the other end of the line.
Techniques
I fish mainly for snook , redfish, sea trout, grouper, snapper and mackerel. I specialize live bait fishing which is most of the fishing I do with my clients.

My Charter Listings

Ruskin
trips from
US$ 400

Fishing Reports

Tampa Bay Area Report

August 31, 2015

The snook are chewing har, on two recent trips we caught over 30 snook the first day and never left the spot we pulled up to, I returned the next day with a different client and we brought 62… Read Full Report →


Catching Grouper in 10 feet of Water

September 01, 2016

Inshore Fishing I am excited to write my Tampa Bay fishing charter report for September.  Fishing has been on fire all month.  We are catching multiple species of fish all over Tampa Bay.  The bite is getting hotter as the water temp heads toward… Read Full Report →


Early Winter Fishing in Tampa Bay

December 01, 2016

Tampa Bay Winter Fishing Report Inshore Tampa Bay winter fishing can be days of strong northerly winds, choppy water, cooler water temps and skinny water to name just a few of our winter fishing challenges. December  is here and the… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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Went fishing on Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Captain Goddard customized my trip for what I wanted to fish for. Had me on snook on the first cast. Can’t wait to go back

Fished April 2016

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Replied to this review on Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Mike,
Thank you for you review.  It was truly my pleasure to spend the day fishing with you.  I look forward to seeing you again this spring.
Captain Sean Goddard