If you’re looking for some family-friendly fun out on the water or you’re just in search of the next big catch, charter fishing on Florida’s Gulf Coast is a beach vacation must-do. Get out on the Gulf of Mexico waters with an experienced boat captain and see what catch of the day you reel in. Here are some of our local favorites when it comes to booking a fishing charter excursion. They’re all close and conveniently located near your Indian Rocks Beach vacation rental. Plan your on-the-water adventure today and get ready to tell some fish stories!
Captain Bill Fehl Fishing Charters
Captain Bill Fehl has been a full-time guide since 1994 and serves the area beaches including Dunedin, Clearwater, John’s Pass and St. Petersburg offering Inshore, Offshore, and Wreck fishing. Contact him at 727-430-2455 or visit his Facebook page to learn more—and check out the fish photos!
Charlton’s Reef Charters
Charlton’s Reef Charters has been fishing Tampa Bay and the nearby Gulf waters for over 25 years. For a quarter of a century Capt. Tom Charlton has been sunburned, beaten up by storms and knocked about by winds and spray to find the perfect spots for fishing in Tampa Bay. You can learn his secrets! Contact him at 813-720-1575 or check out what people are catching on his Facebook page.
Go Fast Fishing Charters
Go Fast Fishing Charters, owned and operated by Captains Sam and Joe Maisano, is the fastest charter boat on Florida’s West Coast. Powered by twin Mercury Verado 350’s, they get you to the destination quickly and comfortably giving you more time to fish. They specialize in grouper, snapper, cobia, kingfish, shark, amberjack, and blackfin tuna fishing. Call 727-480-6408 or find them on Facebook.
Gulf Coast Airboat Charters
Explore the waters of West Central Florida in a unique way with the only full-service airboat company in the Tampa Bay area perfect for the first timer or avid sportsman. Enjoy custom trips tailored to your needs with an experienced USCG captain. Specialized tours include Fishing, Bow Fishing, Gator, and Duck Hunting Charters. Contact them at 727-410-5428 or check out their Facebook page.
Hubbard’s Marina is the original party boat fishing fleet and dolphin watching company in the State of Florida in operation since 1928. They offer party boat fishing trips and a private charter boat that can take up to 12 anglers. There are daily dolphin watching and Eco tours, sunset cruises, shelling cruises and guided Segway tours. Call 727-393-1947 or visit them on Facebook.
Jawbreaker Fishing Charters
Jawbreaker Fishing Charters Inc. is a full-time, full-service charter company offering sportfishing charters, sight seeing, marine research and more. Although their first priority is providing first-class fishing charters in the Tampa Bay area, they strive to offer a family-oriented environment for charter trips of many sorts. Call 727-432-0422 or check out their Facebook page.
Simply Hooked Sportfishing
Simply Hooked is the Gulf Coast of Florida’s Premiere Fishing Charter specializing in off shore and near shore fishing charters and located right in Indian Rocks Beach, Florida. Their 32-foot vessel “Simply Hooked” can accommodate up to six guest offering 1/2 day, 3/4 day, full day, and extended day charters. Contact them at 727-410-6094 or visit their Facebook page.