Captain
Trae Sorensen

Member since March 2015

Madeira Beach, United States

Background
Captain Trae Sorensen is a 4th Gen. fisherman in the Tampa bay area. Captain Trae has been fishing these waters for 24 years. His experience and knowledge offshore insures that every trip will provide anglers a memorable experience, whether they are seasoned fishers or first timers.
Techniques
Light tackle, live bait, bottom fishing

Hey, I'm Captain Trae Sorensen

Madeira Beach, United States
Background
Captain Trae Sorensen is a 4th Gen. fisherman in the Tampa bay area. Captain Trae has been fishing these waters for 24 years. His experience and knowledge offshore insures that every trip will provide anglers a memorable experience, whether they are seasoned fishers or first timers.
Techniques
Light tackle, live bait, bottom fishing

My Charter Listings

    
Madeira Beach
trips from
US$ 700

Fishing Reports

Tuna Time!

April 22, 2017

On Saturday, we did a full day trip offshore and fishing was great! We were able to catch 6 tuna and a kingfish before we decided to go bottom fishing and round out the box with our limit of… Read Full Report →


Waters heating up and so is the fishin'

March 13, 2017

With Spring arriving the water temps are starting to heat up in the Gulf. These warmer water temps are bringing the bait with the pelagics right behind them. On a recent half day we were able to catch some… Read Full Report →


Great Halfday!

February 17, 2017

On Friday, I took a great group of older gentleman out for a half day charter, We had bent rods all day long, we must of caught 100 fish. We ended up with a nice box mangrove snapper, hogfish,… Read Full Report →


Fall Fishing is in full swing!

September 26, 2016

Despite all this NE wind, the water temperatures have dropped and the kingfish have showed up in good numbers. On this trip we targeted gag grouper and hogfish. It was a bit rough, but it was well worth the… Read Full Report →


Good Red Snapper Season

July 09, 2016

We ended this years red snapper season with a BANG! We ended up with our limit or red grouper and red snapper along with a kingfish and some other snapper species as well. The bite is good and the… Read Full Report →


Red Snapper are finally open!

June 04, 2016

Red snapper finally opened the beginning of June and so far its hasn't been disappointing! On this trip we ran out to 140' and did well on the grouper and snapper, with the biggest red snapper topping out at… Read Full Report →


Grouper are chewin'

May 22, 2016

On yesterdays full day it started out being a little rougher then the weather man called for, but my clients wanted to stick it out and boy are we glad we did! We caught a nice mixed bag of… Read Full Report →


Fishing is red hot!

May 07, 2016

On todays 6hr charter we ended up with a nice mixed bag of fish. We caught red grouper, kingfish and even a Tuna today in 60ft of water. The tuna have been mixed in with the kingfish around the… Read Full Report →


Kingfish are here

April 15, 2016

The kingfish have finally showed up in good numbers. They can be caught slow trolling livebait or trolling hardware. The grouper bite also pick up in the shallower depths. Heres a pic from a recent 3/4 day trip. Read Full Report →


Recent Near Shore Trip

March 16, 2016

On March 16th's 1/2 day trip, we caught a ton of mangrove snapper along with a couple hogfish, some huge sheepshead, and a stray spanish mackerel. Everyone had a great time light-tackle snapper fishing. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

5.00 out of 5 stars from 10 reviews

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Went fishing on Saturday, August 5, 2017

We had a fantastic experience. We even recommended them to someone at our hotel! Thanks!!

Fished August 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, July 28, 2017

Fished July 2017

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Went fishing on Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Limited on BIG grouper.  Plus a bonus 40 pound Cobia and very nice quality size Mangrove Snappers.  If Red Snapper were in season we would have had several nice ones to take home. Captain and mate were top notch. The boat was incredible. Epic day for sure.

Fished July 2017

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Went fishing on Saturday, April 15, 2017

Awesome crew. Awesome boat. Had a great time very professional crew they put us onto fish all day

Fished April 2017

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Went fishing on Thursday, December 22, 2016

Best fishing day ever. In short, it was like fishing with really skilled friends. With a kickass boat. Outstanding!

Fished December 2016

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Trae Sorensen (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Friday, December 23, 2016

We had an awesome time with you guys! Hope to fish with you all again!

Went fishing on Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Had a great time with Capt Trae.  Great day of fishing with a large catch.  Trae knows his fishing.

Fished September 2016

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Trae Sorensen (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Friday, October 14, 2016

Thanks for the kind words Robert, look forward to fishing with you again soon!

Went fishing on Sunday, June 12, 2016

We showed up to the dock about 10 minutes early and captain Trae was fueled up and ready to leave. We hit the the out. The water was glass so it was pretty much full throttle the whole way there.

First couple spots the bite was slow. But we found a little school of mahi and landed a few of those. Knocked one of the bucket list. Trae worked hard for the fish we caught that day. Every spot we would only hit one or 2 keepers so we kept moving. It paid off though. Monster red grouper all day. Almost got our limit of red snapper as well and many other varieties of snapper. One of the spots we even found a big school of amberjacks and all of the guys took turns landing one just for the experience of fighting a tank.

Denise was a wonderful mate. Hooks were baited before every stop. She was back and forth all day making sure every one of us were baited and accommodated. I’ve never seen a deck hand better than Denise .

I’ve fished quite a bit offshore and I’ve never had such a good day, even with the slow start. It’s one to remember for sure, and I will keep booking with captain Trae like I always do.

Fished June 2016

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Went fishing on Sunday, June 12, 2016

Captain Trae is a phenomenal fishing guide. He is very knowledgable, professional and friendly. Me and my boys limited out on both red snapper and grouper easily. I highly recommend Trae to anyone looking for quality fish along with a great experience!

Fished June 2016

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Went fishing on Saturday, May 14, 2016

My family and I fished with Captain Trae for the Great American Grant Hunt fishing tournament this past weekend.  Captain Trae not only made sure that we placed in the tournament, but also that we caught a huge variety of of fish.  We caught mangrove snapper, kingfish, hogfish, grouper, and a shark! It was a trip we won’t forget and we will definitely fish with Captain Trae again!

Fished May 2016

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Trae Sorensen (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, May 19, 2016

It was my pleasure taking you guys fishing for the grunt hunt tournament, Im glad Lola was able to take 2nd in youth and 10th overall, she will be hooked on fishing for forever now!


Went fishing on Friday, April 1, 2016

As an enthusiastic fisherman on Long Island, it was great to see a captain and crew experienced in getting to the fishing grounds, anchoring up, and putting fish, “lots of fish” in the cooler.  Trae and Trevor worked well together and we had a blast. The boat was a fish machine!! Huge center console that was more than enough room for the 5 of us to fish, even when we had 2-3 fish on at the same time. The best fish of the day was a 35 pound amberjack caught on light tackle. It took 45 glorious minutes to reel in. The best fight I’ve had in years!!

Fished April 2016

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Trae Sorensen (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Friday, April 8, 2016

Thank you so much for the great review! I’m glad you guys had a great time. I look forward to fishing with you again!