Captain
Ronnie Hayes

Member since July 2016 St. Petersburg, United States
Background
Hi. My name is Captain Ronnie Hayes. I was born and raised in St Petersburg FL. I have spent most of my life fishing the beautiful waters that surround this amazing place I call home. The fishing opportunities here are endless. My greatest passion as a fishing guide is taking kids fishing. The most important part of my job is making sure they leave with big smiles. So what do you say, book your trip today and let's go catch some fish!!!
Techniques
My favorite time of the year is in the summer time. There is nothing better than fishing under the Skyway Bridge hooking a Giant Tarpon and watching the explosion as she jumps into the air. We get to do this from early April to the end of August. When I'm not fishing for the silver king, you can find me anchored up on an inshore flat, searching for those big redfish schools that come cruising down that mangrove shoreline. Some of the best snook fishing happens in these back water canals and grass flats along Tampa Bay. Our trips include live bait and artificial. So what do you say, let's go fishing!!!

Hey, I'm Captain Ronnie Hayes

St. Petersburg, United States
Background
Hi. My name is Captain Ronnie Hayes. I was born and raised in St Petersburg FL. I have spent most of my life fishing the beautiful waters that surround this amazing place I call home. The fishing opportunities here are endless. My greatest passion as a fishing guide is taking kids fishing. The most important part of my job is making sure they leave with big smiles. So what do you say, book your trip today and let's go catch some fish!!!
Techniques
My favorite time of the year is in the summer time. There is nothing better than fishing under the Skyway Bridge hooking a Giant Tarpon and watching the explosion as she jumps into the air. We get to do this from early April to the end of August. When I'm not fishing for the silver king, you can find me anchored up on an inshore flat, searching for those big redfish schools that come cruising down that mangrove shoreline. Some of the best snook fishing happens in these back water canals and grass flats along Tampa Bay. Our trips include live bait and artificial. So what do you say, let's go fishing!!!

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Somewhere South Fishing Charters

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St. Petersburg
In demand!
trips from $350

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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   NEW  May 1, 2021
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Derek S.
Shakopee, MN
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Successful Evening Trip with Captain Ronnie

VERIFIED   1/2 Day Inshore Fishing Trip (AM) on April 6, 2021
Post cold-front conditions had us fishing a later evening bite and Captain Ronnie did not disappoint.  He worked hard to put...
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Patrick L.
Waterloo, IA
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Half day trip with captain Ronnie, captain Rob.

VERIFIED   1/2 Day Inshore Fishing Trip (PM) on March 13, 2021
Captain Ronnie, captain Rob were amazing . They took us out and gave us an experience of a life time catching red fish and...
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Mingo B.
Naugatuck, CT
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VERIFIED   1/2 Day Inshore Fishing Trip (AM) on March 15, 2021
Captain Ron was phenomenal. A real gentleman and someone who worked hard to have a sketch page. I would recommend him to anyone...
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Jamie N.
Mauston, WI
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Great family trip late afternoon into evening

VERIFIED   1/2 Day Inshore Fishing Trip (PM) on March 30, 2021
Capt Ronnie was great ! Would book again.  Nice equipment and boat.  Great with teenagers and life long fisherman that knows...
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