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Reel Tight Fishing Charters

Member since December 2016 Sarasota, United States
Background
Reel Tight Fishing Charters was re-established in December of 2016. Owner, Matt Fueyo, ran charters for over ten years inshore and offshore in the Sarasota and surrounding waters. During the 2009 BP oil spill, he left the industry and joined the Army. After completing a tour overseas, he returned to Sarasota to pursue his lifelong passion. Matt has years of running private yachts for high profile owners which is reflected in his level of professionalism and cleanliness in his charter boat company. Even though Blue Marlin are his favorite fish to catch, Snook and Tarpon still give him the adrenaline pumping action that made him fall in love with sport fishing. Let us show you how a professional program operates.

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Sarasota, United States
Background
Reel Tight Fishing Charters was re-established in December of 2016. Owner, Matt Fueyo, ran charters for over ten years inshore and offshore in the Sarasota and surrounding waters. During the 2009 BP oil spill, he left the industry and joined the Army. After completing a tour overseas, he returned to Sarasota to pursue his lifelong passion. Matt has years of running private yachts for high profile owners which is reflected in his level of professionalism and cleanliness in his charter boat company. Even though Blue Marlin are his favorite fish to catch, Snook and Tarpon still give him the adrenaline pumping action that made him fall in love with sport fishing. Let us show you how a professional program operates.
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Reel Tight Fishing Charters – Sarasota

94 reviews
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Fishing Reports

Pre-Cold Front Fishin’

November 13, 2019

We had some beautiful weather before this weekends cold front. The best part about Sarasota is how quick our weather will return to perfect! Sweatshirts and pants will be needed in the mornings ut by noon you’ll be shedding… Read Full Report →


Flounder-Snook-Tarpon-Jacks-Snappers

September 28, 2019

Hey fishermen and fisherwomen, fishing is awesome right now! The water is cooling down and the fish are firing off! We have had a few awesome trips lately and its so great to see our bays coming back to… Read Full Report →


EPIC FISHING TRIP!

September 14, 2019

There are some days when the bite is hot and there are days when you're fishing the day after a full moon and the bite is UNREAL! Well for the record its not always stellar fishing after a full… Read Full Report →


Hurricane Dorian Fishing Report

September 04, 2019

Hurricane season is knocking on the door and the fish are feeding on every bait that hits the water!! We have been hampered by weather and hurricanes but on the days we are able to fish it's game on!!… Read Full Report →


Fall Fishing!

August 09, 2019

Summer is coming to an end and we have been catching a ton fish! All different species from Redfish to Mangrove Snappers. Guests have been able to fill the cooler with their limit of Mangrove Snappers. Snook, Redfish and… Read Full Report →


Red Hot Summer

July 01, 2019

This summer is a hot one there’s no denying that, but this red hot fishing can’t be denied either! Big Redfish, Snook, Jacks and Mangrove Snappers have made their way out to Big Pass and New Pass ( Connects… Read Full Report →


Snook Summer June 2019

June 21, 2019

As the month comes to an end we are happy with the month that was and the fish our guests caught! Capt. Bryan did an amazing job of keeping lines tight with some quality snook-jacks-snappers-groupers-tarpon and just a variety… Read Full Report →


TARPON SEASON IS HERE!!!!!

May 21, 2019

Ready to get out and battle the SILVER KING! The time is now and we are catching fish!! We have been on the fish since they showed up getting multiple shots at schools and catching fish as well! If… Read Full Report →


Srping time slammers!!

May 13, 2019

The fishing has been awesome this week! Weather reports have scared some folks but others are taking advantage of the cool mornings and hot bite. Some quality snook and redfish have been making their way into the passes. As… Read Full Report →


SUMMER IS HERE!!

May 01, 2019

Summer is here.... well it feels like its here! The fishing has been awesome and our guests are catching a ton of snook and jacks! Some healthy redfish have been starting to make their way back into our bays… Read Full Report →


Looking Sheepish!

April 01, 2019

It's been a busy month with Spring Breakers bombarding our beaches and the fish must have received the same memo!! Sheepshead, Redfish, Snook, Spanish Mackeral have been gorging on shrimp and small bait fish on the beach and in… Read Full Report →


Putting meat in the cooler!!

February 15, 2019

Our guests have had a blast the last few weeks catching Sheepshead, Mangrove Snappers, Snook and Jacks. As the weather begins to warm up we are starting to see the "migration" begin. This is when the bait fish start… Read Full Report →


TIS THE SEASON!!!

December 01, 2018

Tis the season to be catching fish!! RTFC has been catching fish and a whole mess of them!! On blue fish on redfish on snooks and sappers on jacks and ladyfish oh man what else matters!! We are in… Read Full Report →


Sarasota Bay is alive and well!!

September 30, 2018

The red tide has finally started to leave our area and the fishing has been productive. We are only practicing catch and release methods right now. We are concerned that some fish may still be swimming in some of… Read Full Report →


August 1st Fishing Report

July 31, 2018

We have been staying busy this summer catching snook, trout, jacks, mangrove snappers and other fish. Our weather has been holding up and Siesta Key has been very lucky with the Red Tide. As of yesterday the red tide… Read Full Report →


BAIT TIME

June 06, 2018

We start the trip with a quick run to the "bait spot" somedays are better than others but this haul was one we had to share! Check out Capt. Bryan and his morning "work out" Read Full Report →


SNOOK ARE ON FIRE!!!!!!

June 01, 2018

Book us for an afternoon delight!!! The outgoing tides have been producing some amazing fishing! If you and your family are looking to catch some drag screaming fish then book us today! We have days available. Check out some… Read Full Report →


Spring Training!!

April 02, 2018

Fishing is on fire right now. Sharks, snappers, groupers, trout and snook are all chewing. Our Jr anglers are producing just as many fish as the parents!! Our family fun adventure will be a great part of your vacation!… Read Full Report →


SNOOK SEASON MARCH 1st

February 26, 2018

Hey guys its Snook season and we cant wait to get you guys hooked up on these drag screamers! We have been switching gears from the offshore grouper, snapper and triple tail to these guys! Book your reservation today… Read Full Report →


Its almost Spring! Lets go Fishing

February 09, 2018

We have been crushing the Triple Tail on our 6hr charters. This is the time of year where they can be seen on the buoys while we travel to our bottom fishing locations. After filling the cooler take your… Read Full Report →


Freezin Temps Fillin Coolers!

January 17, 2018

Fishing is HOT despite the cold air! We have switched gears from live white bait to live SHRIMP! Our species of fish have changed as well. Not as many snook and jacks with more snappers and sheepshead. Constant action… Read Full Report →


Snookin in October

October 11, 2017

This family of four from Colorado had an awesome time fishing with RTFC. Triple header on snook with jacks and snapper as well! Book today!!! Read Full Report →


Sandbar Bazaar

August 20, 2017

The weather is HOT and the fishing has been up and down with the tides. Some days have been great and others have been a little bit slower. Snook fishing is still been decent with some nice redfish in… Read Full Report →


Snookin in the rain!

June 01, 2017

We started out the at 0800 from the north bridge. Got our bait extremely fast and we're able to be catching quality fish within thirty min of pick up! Had a blast catching snook and barracuda! Good times in… Read Full Report →


Week of SNOOK

March 27, 2017

We had a WEEK straight of solid snook fishing catching and keeping some quality slot sized snook! Our guests couldnt have been happier and neither could we! They learned how to cast and hook big snook on their own!… Read Full Report →


Snook Fishing is HOTTTT!!!

March 11, 2017

Started the morning catching bait and then spent the mid morning and afternoon catching nice healthy snook and jacks!! Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.85
out of 5 stars from 94 reviews
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Half day trip with captain Brian
Half day trip with captain Brian
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
91%
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Jeffery V.
Parrish, Florida
 5.00
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Half day with Captain B

VERIFIED   April 4, 2019
We scheduled a half day trip with Reel Tight and Captain Brian. This particular trip was with my Grandson who was visiting...
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Paul N.
Sarasota, FL
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Half Day trip with Capt Brian and Nate

VERIFIED   July 23, 2019
Booked a half day in shore charter for myself and daughter. We had a great time with Brian and Nate, we caught 15 snapper,...
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Mark W.
Hollywood, FL
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Half Day w/ Capt Brian

VERIFIED   December 28, 2018
Amazing experience!  Must do!!! Boat was super clean and comfy. It had everything we needed and more. We actually left...
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Kristopher G.
Tampa, Florida
 5.00
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Half day with Capt. Bryan!

VERIFIED   January 3, 2019
Capt Bryan was AWESOME! I booked this trip while we were visiting Siesta Key and we couldn’t be happier. My husband,...
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Clint M.
Parker, CO
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Four hour trip with captain Brian

VERIFIED   July 1, 2019
We had an outstanding day with Captain Brian.  We caught so many snook my stepsons wrist was sore.  They run an...
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