Captain
Christopher Taylor

Member since September 2015 St. Petersburg, United States
Background
Captain Christopher Taylor is a Florida native and a US Coast Guard Licensed Captain who is Certified by the International Game Fish Association (IGFA), and an active member of the Boca Grande Fishing Guides Association (BGFGA). He grew up experiencing everything the Tampa Bay and Boca Grande areas have 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 and Boca Grande. 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. The captain can also offer great suggestions on restaurants and hotels.
Techniques
Tampa Bay, and Boca Grande both hold 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, and Boca Grande are a short distance from popular theme parks located in Orlando. any anglers travel to Tampa Bay, and Boca Grande 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. Capt. Taylor facilitates a very positive family friendly environment

Hey, I'm Captain Christopher Taylor

St. Petersburg, United States
Background
Captain Christopher Taylor is a Florida native and a US Coast Guard Licensed Captain who is Certified by the International Game Fish Association (IGFA), and an active member of the Boca Grande Fishing Guides Association (BGFGA). He grew up experiencing everything the Tampa Bay and Boca Grande areas have 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 and Boca Grande. 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. The captain can also offer great suggestions on restaurants and hotels.
Techniques
Tampa Bay, and Boca Grande both hold 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, and Boca Grande are a short distance from popular theme parks located in Orlando. any anglers travel to Tampa Bay, and Boca Grande 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. Capt. Taylor facilitates a very positive family friendly environment

My Charter Listings

Florida Reels Fishing Charters

25 reviews
St. Petersburg
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trips from $250

Florida Reels Fishing Charters – Tampa

8 reviews
Tampa
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trips from $250

Florida Reels Fishing Charters – Ruskin

10 reviews
Ruskin
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trips from $250

Florida Reels Fishing Charters

4 reviews
St. Pete Beach
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trips from $385

Florida Reels Fishing Charters – Tarpon

10 reviews
Boca Grande
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trips from $550

Florida Reels Fishing Charters – Apollo Beach

6 reviews
Apollo Beach
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trips from $250

Captain Taylor’s Panfish Family Fun

Plant City
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trips from $300

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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4.85
out of 5 stars from 63 reviews
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Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Wayne Y.
Annapolis, MD
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Chris Tayor

VERIFIED   July 3, 2020
We did a half day trip with Captain Chris and it was a great experience. One that I would book with him again. I didn’t...
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Scott M.
Lithia, FL
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Early Snook Trip

VERIFIED   May 23, 2020
Funny and entertaining captain.  Got us on the snook bite early. No trophy size snook, but still fun fight with light...
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Nicholas A.
St. Petersburg, FL
 5.00
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Half Day Trip with Chris

VERIFIED   March 15, 2020
Chris was very knowledgeable and happy to share information on the location and rod/reel setups we would be using. He was cognizant...
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William C.
Chandler, AZ
 5.00
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   September 11, 2020
Great day.  Christopher was on his game. Anchored had first fish in 10 minutes.  5 good size snook.  Great trip
William C. recommends Florida Reels Fishing Charters – Tampa
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Dee D. S.
Polk City, FL
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   June 26, 2020
Very enjoyable trip. Captain is a friendly, knowledge guy!!! Great day.
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