Captain
Philip Bloom

Member since December 2015 Nokomis, United States
Background
I've been fishing since I could hold a pole and have been fishing professionally for about 20 years. I mainly fished Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass in northern lakes and rivers, and also competed at the pro level. I've fished the Chesapeake Bay (where I grew up), Outer Banks, as well as the Great Lakes. I've also fished in the Keys for Bonefish and Tarpon. I finally found my way to Venice and Sarasota where I've been chartering for 10 years.
Techniques
I fish every way possible to get my customers some nice catches.

Hey, I'm Captain Philip Bloom

Nokomis, United States
Background
I've been fishing since I could hold a pole and have been fishing professionally for about 20 years. I mainly fished Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass in northern lakes and rivers, and also competed at the pro level. I've fished the Chesapeake Bay (where I grew up), Outer Banks, as well as the Great Lakes. I've also fished in the Keys for Bonefish and Tarpon. I finally found my way to Venice and Sarasota where I've been chartering for 10 years.
Techniques
I fish every way possible to get my customers some nice catches.
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Venice Reef Charters

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Nokomis
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trips from $425

Venice Reef Charters – Flats Fishing

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trips from $275

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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
95%
Catch intended fish
91%
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John B.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   June 13, 2020
The charter operator canceled on trip date. This is an automated posting
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Kimi N.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   May 24, 2020
The charter operator canceled 1 days prior to the trip date. This is an automated posting
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Matt D.
Hudson, OH
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Great morning with Captain Phil

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip on April 1, 2021
My son and I spent 4 hours on the water with an incredible guide, captain Phil. He put us on 8 different types of fish. Not...
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Erica W.
WDM, IA
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Awesome family trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Nearshore (AM) on December 30, 2020
Our first time fishing on the ocean. Would definitely go w Capt Phil and Sue again. We caught 40/50 fish, lost track, many...
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Gary T.
Grand Ledge, MI
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Half day trip with Capt. Phil and Susan

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Nearshore (AM) on April 7, 2021
Excellent fishing and a great experience for my Grandson, son and myself. I will book again with Captain Philip Bloom.
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