Captain
Brett Lutze

Member since June 2018 Saint Petersburg, United States
Background
Captain Brett Lutze has been guiding charters for 7 years now. He is Coast Guard & State of Florida licensed with a Bachelor's and MBA from Purdue University. Up until the point when he decided to leave the corporate world and take on angling full-time he spent his weekends fishing. After a while, his love of being outdoors and on the water prevailed, and he decided to pursue his captain calling. Today, Capt. Brett prides himself in providing great customer service and putting his clients on the fish constantly, while giving a personal tour guide of your surroundings. Captain Brett loves to coach and educate his clients on the type of targeted fish, their habitat, and the best techniques to catching fish. His personal biggest catches are a 250-pound Goliath Grouper, 6-foot Shark, and 40-inch Cobia.
Techniques
Captain Brett uses different equipment and tackle based on what fish you like to catch. He keeps it simple so you catch the best veriety of great tasting fish. This ensures that any skill level of any angler gets the most production and satisfaction for their experience.

Hey, I'm Captain Brett Lutze

Saint Petersburg, United States
Background
Captain Brett Lutze has been guiding charters for 7 years now. He is Coast Guard & State of Florida licensed with a Bachelor's and MBA from Purdue University. Up until the point when he decided to leave the corporate world and take on angling full-time he spent his weekends fishing. After a while, his love of being outdoors and on the water prevailed, and he decided to pursue his captain calling. Today, Capt. Brett prides himself in providing great customer service and putting his clients on the fish constantly, while giving a personal tour guide of your surroundings. Captain Brett loves to coach and educate his clients on the type of targeted fish, their habitat, and the best techniques to catching fish. His personal biggest catches are a 250-pound Goliath Grouper, 6-foot Shark, and 40-inch Cobia.
Techniques
Captain Brett uses different equipment and tackle based on what fish you like to catch. He keeps it simple so you catch the best veriety of great tasting fish. This ensures that any skill level of any angler gets the most production and satisfaction for their experience.
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Sunrise Fishing Adventures

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Saint Petersburg
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Fishing Reports

Get'ner done with some November Black Dr

November 26, 2019

Lots of Black Drum around the structure along the inner coastal....don't need to go far. Good Times Tight Lines!! Read Full Report →


Red and Black Drum

October 04, 2019

Redfish and Black Drum are hitting in the inner coastal....I love to show rich people the nice fish they have right under their private dock they never use lol God Blessm!! TIGHT LINES GOOD TIMES!! Read Full Report →


Cobia in the passes

August 05, 2019

We've had some great success around the passes, bridges, and structure. Mango snapper and sheepshead are on and off with hot water temps fluctuating from the rain. However when surface water temps cool off from the rain water we… Read Full Report →


succulent SNAPPER!

May 06, 2019

Warmer waters bring the Mango Snapper...at $17 a pound it's a great dinner! Live Shrimp over the hard bottom and calcidic limestone. Rock piles and bridge pilings make for great habitat as well. We are getting plenty up in… Read Full Report →


Sheepshead are POPIN!!!

January 06, 2019

Sheepshead are in good number this time of year! Gett'm before the water warms up, great eating! These fish are excellent table fare! These fish have a Lobster taste to their meat from a strict diet of fidler crabs,… Read Full Report →


Snapper #'s are UP!!!

September 22, 2018

We've enjoyed some great Snapper production this weekend as a direct result of the east winds and rain getting rid of the red tide in our area. We filleted 20 keepers yesterday and 26 keepers the day before on… Read Full Report →


Lots of fish in the bay away from red ti

September 19, 2018

We've been getting lots of spanish mackerel, jack jack crevalles, mango snapper, and shark up in the Bay. All the red tide in the gulf and inner coastal is pushing loads of fish into the still clean waters of… Read Full Report →


Pompano trip - NO red tide where we are!

September 11, 2018

We had a great day on the water, been catching pompano, cobia, and snapper...inner coastal is red tide free. Live shrimp and pilchers... thanks Tim and Abby! Read Full Report →

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4.83
out of 5 stars from 120 reviews
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Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
99%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
83%
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Steven W.
Oldsmar, FL
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Half day trip with Brett

VERIFIED   November 8, 2019
Have had the opportunity to fish with many different guides in Florida over the years and Brett quickly rose to the top of...
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Crystal E.
Kissimmee, FL
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3/4 Day trip with Capt. Brett

VERIFIED   September 22, 2019
We had a GREAT time fishing! This was my husband’s first time and he is definitely hooked. When I booked Capt. Brett...
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Gary C.
Deltona, FL
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1/2 day fishing trip with Capt. Brett

VERIFIED   NEW  February 15, 2020
My son and I had a great time!  Brett did a great job.  He is knowledgeable and his equipment is up to the task. ...
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Mark S.
Peyton, CO
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Great Fun and Good Eating Afterward

VERIFIED   August 27, 2019
My wife and I had an amazing time with Brett on the Pursuit. It all started with my wife donating her hat tot he fish...
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Joe N.
St. Petersburg, Florida
 5.00
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VERIFIED   October 3, 2019
We had an excellent trip with Captain Brett! I’ve been on many private fishing charters from Maine to Florida and this trip...
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