Captain
Tony Zain

Member since December 2014

Holmes Beach, United States

Background
Tony first started fishing with his grandpa in Northern Michigan at the age of 5. After personally testing virtually all of the celebrated hotspots of the US, he finally settled down in what he considers the ultimate fish heaven - the Tampa Bay waterways. Tony has had a privilege to guide fishing charters in many places throughout the country, and fishing in the bay area is by far his favorite.
Techniques
We like to utilize the lightest tackle possible to catch all of the game fish in the offshore waters of Miami. Drifting live and dead bait, bottom fishing and trolling are our preferred techniques. Light spinning rods are used for everything except trolling.

Hey, I'm Captain Tony Zain

Holmes Beach, United States
Background
Tony first started fishing with his grandpa in Northern Michigan at the age of 5. After personally testing virtually all of the celebrated hotspots of the US, he finally settled down in what he considers the ultimate fish heaven - the Tampa Bay waterways. Tony has had a privilege to guide fishing charters in many places throughout the country, and fishing in the bay area is by far his favorite.
Techniques
We like to utilize the lightest tackle possible to catch all of the game fish in the offshore waters of Miami. Drifting live and dead bait, bottom fishing and trolling are our preferred techniques. Light spinning rods are used for everything except trolling.

My Charter Listings

Holmes Beach
trips from
US$ 600

Fishing Reports

Fun Summer Fishing

July 19, 2017

Paul had a great time with his mom and dad Kristin and Charlie! We caught a bunch of spanish mackeral and a few snapper on our 4 hour charter. Paul is one of the best young anglers I have… Read Full Report →


Weather is hot and so is the fishing!

July 06, 2017

Fishing continues to be good on the nearshore reefs despite hot temps. We are catching a variety of snapper on the bottom, with lots of sharks, false albacore and spanish mackerel on the surface. The weather has been hot… Read Full Report →


June fishing continues to be strong

June 20, 2017

Fishing is nothing short of outstanding right now on the reefs and wrecks off of Bradenton. I have never seen such a variety of fish around at any given time. We fished a full day yesterday on mostly live… Read Full Report →


FAT MANGROVES!

June 01, 2017

We had a fun past couple of weeks of fishing! The mangrove snapper bite has turned on, and we are getting some fat ones! We have also been able to find some nice size kingfish and amberjacks patrolling the… Read Full Report →


May fishing heating up!

May 10, 2017

Fishing is finally heating up again offshore of St. Pete. We have seen the return of the False Albacore and Amberjacks fairly close to the beach. We have been catching them on light tackle over wrecks on live pilchards… Read Full Report →


April Fishing

April 01, 2017

FISHING REPORT FOR THE WEEK OF APRIL 3RD 2017 Fishing has continued to get better for Spanish Mackeral and Kingfish. There are large numbers of Kingfish on the nearshore reefs, but they are on the small size. Lots of… Read Full Report →


Great March Fishing

March 08, 2017

Another awesome week of fishing!! I had a regular client of mine from Jupiter, Florida come to St. Pete. He loves to catch big fish, so I hooked him up on 5 goliath grouper and plenty of sharks!! We… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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Went fishing on Friday, April 8, 2016

My family and I had an amazing day with Capt. Tony Zain. His boat was clean impeccable,  and organized. It was easy to get around when fishing. He was very professional and knowledgeable about the area we went fishing. I highly recommend him and my family and I are looking forward to fishing with him again. The king fish fight was exhilarating!

Fished April 2016

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Went fishing on Sunday, October 4, 2015

Trip was great. We were very pleased with the service.

Fished October 2015

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Went fishing on Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Our experience with Captain Tony was fantastic.  He called my daughter and i a few days prior to the trip to make sure he understood what we wanted it from the trip.  Within minutes of arriving at our fishing spot,  he put my daughter on to a Mahi.  His enthusiasm,  knowledge of the area,  and fishing experience made this a great trip.  He never stopped working to get fish on our line.  After 4 hours,  we had reeled in 5 Mahi and 5 tuna.  His boat is very clean,  and his equipment is first class. Back on shore, he cleaned or fish and ice packed it.  You will be seeing us again,  Captain! Thanks for a great experience for my daughter and i.

Fished August 2015

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