Captain
Tom Charlton

Member since April 2015 Tampa, United States
Background
I have been a Coast Guard licensed fishing charter captain in Tampa for 25 years. Having full coverage insurance and Red Cross training, I have your safety always in mind. Check me out and see how a quarter century of experience can put you on the fish.
Techniques
My specialty is flats and backwater fishing for snook, speckled trout and redfish. However I also like to deep water fish for grouper, snapper, cobia and tarpon.

Hey, I'm Captain Tom Charlton

Tampa, United States
Background
I have been a Coast Guard licensed fishing charter captain in Tampa for 25 years. Having full coverage insurance and Red Cross training, I have your safety always in mind. Check me out and see how a quarter century of experience can put you on the fish.
Techniques
My specialty is flats and backwater fishing for snook, speckled trout and redfish. However I also like to deep water fish for grouper, snapper, cobia and tarpon.

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Charlton’s Reef Charters

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Tampa
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Customer Reviews

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4.68
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out of 5 stars from 110 reviews
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March fishing trip
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
82%
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Kevin B.
Hubertus, WI
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3/4 Day Trip with Tom Charlton

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip on April 8, 2021
Captain Tom knew where the fish would be and the proper techniques to catch them.  We had a super time.
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Shawn W.
Ossian, IN
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4 hour trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on March 20, 2021
We had a good time and Captain Tom was very helpful.  He worked hard to find us some good spots.  Shawn
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Rick F.
Orlando, Florida
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Fishing with Tom

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on December 30, 2020
Very good charter. I’m an avid fisherman and live on the coast. We had a slow day of fishing, but I have never seen a charter...
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Alvin S.
Benton, Wisconsin
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March fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on March 23, 2021
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Shane D.
Zephyrhills, FL
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Captain Tom

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on October 23, 2020
Tom was great. Put us on some good fishing and took extra time for us on the trip. Also showed us some nice scenery. Will definitely...
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