Captain
Christopher Taylor

Member since September 2015

St. Petersburg, United States

Background
Captain Christopher Taylor is a Tampa Florida native and a U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captain. He grew up experiencing everything the Tampa Bay area has to offer: from the beautiful Gulf beaches to the excellent fishing. Feel free to ask the Captain about anything you may see on your trip as he will be glad to share information that he has learned over the many years of fishing and living in Tampa Bay. From Florida wildlife, birds, and fish, to historical landmarks and areas. Captain Christopher Taylor will entertain you with the natural resources provided by mother nature herself and simply make up every fishing trip. Captain can also offer great suggestions on restaurants and hotels.
Techniques
Tampa Bay holds some of the worlds most pristine waters and is home to many species of sport-fish. Located on the west coast of Florida, Captain Christopher Taylor invites you to partake on a fishing experience that is sure to make memories that will last. Conveniently Tampa bay is a short 80 minute trip from popular theme parks located in Orlando. Many anglers travel to Tampa Bay to fish for Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Mackerel, Grouper, Snapper, Kingfish, Sharks, Cobia and more. Most of the time fish are within very close reach and you don't need to travel very far from the dock or boat ramp. Whether your on vacation, or a local angler looking to fish in your very backyard Captain Christopher Taylor can bring you to the action and deliver to you a fun filled fishing experience. Florida Reels Fishing Charters facilitates a very positive family friendly environment.

Hey, I'm Captain Christopher Taylor

St. Petersburg, United States
Background
Captain Christopher Taylor is a Tampa Florida native and a U.S. Coast Guard Licensed Captain. He grew up experiencing everything the Tampa Bay area has to offer: from the beautiful Gulf beaches to the excellent fishing. Feel free to ask the Captain about anything you may see on your trip as he will be glad to share information that he has learned over the many years of fishing and living in Tampa Bay. From Florida wildlife, birds, and fish, to historical landmarks and areas. Captain Christopher Taylor will entertain you with the natural resources provided by mother nature herself and simply make up every fishing trip. Captain can also offer great suggestions on restaurants and hotels.
Techniques
Tampa Bay holds some of the worlds most pristine waters and is home to many species of sport-fish. Located on the west coast of Florida, Captain Christopher Taylor invites you to partake on a fishing experience that is sure to make memories that will last. Conveniently Tampa bay is a short 80 minute trip from popular theme parks located in Orlando. Many anglers travel to Tampa Bay to fish for Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Mackerel, Grouper, Snapper, Kingfish, Sharks, Cobia and more. Most of the time fish are within very close reach and you don't need to travel very far from the dock or boat ramp. Whether your on vacation, or a local angler looking to fish in your very backyard Captain Christopher Taylor can bring you to the action and deliver to you a fun filled fishing experience. Florida Reels Fishing Charters facilitates a very positive family friendly environment.
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Fishing Reports

Springtime Redfish

March 09, 2019

Its almost mid-March and the fishing's going to get even better the closer we get to April. March is known for its change in weather, and Redfish. Their are many estuaries to choose from in Tampa Bay that are holding good… Read Full Report →


Monster Snook

April 23, 2017

Springtime through mid-summer is one time of the year many anglers look forward to for catching large amounts of Snook. Tampa Bay in particular has a world class fishery and produces great numbers of fish year after year. Tampa… Read Full Report →


Snook And Redfish On The Move!

April 09, 2017

The Snook fishing is on the rise, and so is the bite. Recent trips have been successful in catching tons of these linsiders. When it comes to thrilling jumps and hard runs Snook is hard to beat! Redfish have… Read Full Report →


Tampa Bays Red Water

March 21, 2017

Spring is here and the Redfish have made their presence known. Schools in the hundreds have been sited all over the Tampa Bay. Our last trip we caught several Redfish within the slot (keeping size), and many over slot… Read Full Report →


Counting Sheep

January 15, 2017

With the end of January in sight, and the weather being mildly cooler many anglers are looking to wet their lines as the new year starts to race by. Sheepshead are making their way into Tampa Bay in great… Read Full Report →


37 Snook on a 4 hour trip!

May 13, 2016

Robert had so much fun on our last trip earlier this week he had to go a second time. He caught 32 snook on the last charter, so our goal was 64. We were both pleased with making the… Read Full Report →


The Redfish bite is on !!!

September 30, 2015

Today's trip was a total blast in the realm of spotted tails and golden sides. I spotted three or more very large schools of Redfish in the area of Tierra Verde, and the Skyway Bridge. The first part of… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.69
out of 5 stars from 27 reviews
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Beautiful morning on the water
Mess of mackerel
Half day afternoon trip - saved our day
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Good experience
89%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
89%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
Catch intended fish
82%
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Olivia M.
St. Petersburg, FL
 5.00
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Afternoon bay trip.

VERIFIED   NEW  March 8, 2019
Started slow finished strong. Capt Taylor was very knowledgeable and a nice guy. Put us on some large snook. I look forward...
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Jeremy M.
Tampa, Florida
 5.00
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Morning fishing

VERIFIED   NEW  March 21, 2019
While we didn’t catch a whole lot neither did any other boat, but our captain was super nice!
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Craig P.
London, ENG
 4.00
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   July 20, 2018
The weather wasn’t in our favour when we met Chris at the boat ramp, so he asked if we still wanted to go out, to which...
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Dan G.
Marcus Hook, Pennsylvania
 5.00
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Half day afternoon trip - saved our day

VERIFIED   March 27, 2018
After a last minute cancellation by another charter company due to equipment issues, Capt Chris was able to take us on a great...
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Travis P.
Aurora, Colorado
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Beautiful morning on the water

VERIFIED   July 13, 2018
Capt.Taylor was able to get us on some fish quickly and it turned out to be a fairly productive morning no wall hangers this...
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