Captain
Julio Lima

Member since April 2019 St. Petersburg, United States
Background
Captain Julio Lima was raised in St. Petersburg, Florida and spent the majority of his life on the water fishing for more than 40 years. Prior to running charters, Capt. Julio served 6 years in the U.S. Coast Guard and 30 years as a full-time police officer for the Polk County Sheriff’s department. Capt. Julio never stopped fishing during his law enforcement career, and in 2012 he earned his Coast Guard 6-pack license, eventually realizing that he was ready to start teaching others the art of fishing. Capt. Julio runs guides for beginners and pros, young and old, women and children, and people from all walks of life. No matter who you are or where you’re from, everyone has a great time fishing with Julio!
Techniques
Captain Julio prefers using live bait and always catches his bait fresh, either the day before or the morning of your charter!

Hey, I'm Captain Julio Lima

St. Petersburg, United States
Background
Captain Julio Lima was raised in St. Petersburg, Florida and spent the majority of his life on the water fishing for more than 40 years. Prior to running charters, Capt. Julio served 6 years in the U.S. Coast Guard and 30 years as a full-time police officer for the Polk County Sheriff’s department. Capt. Julio never stopped fishing during his law enforcement career, and in 2012 he earned his Coast Guard 6-pack license, eventually realizing that he was ready to start teaching others the art of fishing. Capt. Julio runs guides for beginners and pros, young and old, women and children, and people from all walks of life. No matter who you are or where you’re from, everyone has a great time fishing with Julio!
Techniques
Captain Julio prefers using live bait and always catches his bait fresh, either the day before or the morning of your charter!

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Blue Matters Fishing Charter Service

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St. Petersburg
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Fishing Reports

Fall Redfish Bite Has Started

October 11, 2019

October starts our fall fishing season and the Redfish have kicked off the season just as expected. Even though they are all catch and release here in our area they are still a fun and challenging fight. The Snook… Read Full Report →


Mackerel Time

September 27, 2019

The early fall season is upon us and what a great week of fishing we had. The Mackerel bite is on fire right now with an occasional Kingfish mixed in. The water temps are starting to drop and it’s… Read Full Report →


Summer Vacation Fishing Trips

July 20, 2019

We have had some Great Family Trips these past few weeks. We have such a great variety of trips to please just about any angler with all different fishing skills. From Mackerel to Snook Fishing for the kids that… Read Full Report →


Tarpon Time

June 26, 2019

It’s that time of the year and the Tarpon Fishing Season is just getting into full swing. This years bite has been one of the best in recent years and looks like July is shaping up to be even… Read Full Report →


Spring Bite Remains Hot??

May 18, 2019

The Spring bite is still as good as it gets. We caught several Redfish and Snook on our half day trip this past weekend and wrapped the day up at our favorite eating and drinking establishment, The Wharf, on… Read Full Report →


Spring Bite Remains Hot ?

May 04, 2019

The Spring bite continues no matter what we have targeted this past week. We had several inshore trips that produced Snook, Redfish and Speckled Trout. We headed off the beach on Saturday and had a great trip catching Kingfish… Read Full Report →


Kingfish have arrived

April 02, 2019

This past week has been off the chain with Kingfish everywhere. We have been anchoring up and chumming them to us therefore catching them on light spinning tackle. We have been limiting out (3 fish per person) usually in… Read Full Report →

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