There’s a reason why the waters just off of our coasts are considered a must-visit for tacklebox warriors the world over. The seas are brimming with fish of nearly every variety imaginable, and there are lots of great ways to get out and bring them in. One of the best? Our wide variety of available curated experiences, led by experienced sailors with watercraft perfectly specc’ed-out for maximum haul. If you’re interested, read on to check out where to find our favorite St. Pete Beach fishing charters.
YACHTFISH Fishing Charters
Under the expert helmsmanship of Captain Matt, YACHTFISH brings more than 25 years of experience to every excursion. And given the wide range of trip types offered by the company, anglers of every persuasion are likely to find an adventure that suits their needs. Whether staying closer to shore in search of snook, redfish, snapper, flounder, trout or cobia, or venturing into deeper waters where the grouper, amberjack, mahi-mahi, wahoo, red snapper, tuna. swordfish, sailfish and marlin await, it’s all here.
9555 Blind Pass Rd Slip D16S, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Offshore Hustler Fishing Charters
When heading out on a fishing charter, it’s common practice to cross your fingers and hope for the best as you drop your hook. Offshore Hustler charters takes the guesswork out of your trek — they guarantee you’ll catch fish, or they pay you back! So you can hop aboard their 35’ Triton watercraft with confidence that you’ll be heading back to shore with a great story, and an impressive catch. Captain Pete has three decades’ worth of knowing exactly where the target-rich waters are, so all aboard for fun!
801 Pass-a-Grille Way, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
La Costa Charters
La Costa specializes in far-offshore, deep-water excursions in areas where the open sea’s largest catches lie. Their experienced squad of captains have cumulative decades of experience fishing the waters of the Eastern Gulf, and definitely know where the most target-rich environments are located. In fact, if there’s a specific type of fish you’re hoping to snag, they’re even happy to navigate to the waters where they’re most likely to be found! Be sure to check their website for the myriad of trip types they offer.
12795 Kingfish Dr, Treasure Island, FL 33706
St. Pete Beach Charters
Captain Kenny is always happy to welcome groups aboard St. Pete Beach Charters, which offers trips to the waters of Tampa Bay, Gulfport, Clearwater, Treasure Island, Madeira Beach, and — of course — St. Pete Beach. Families in particular have praised St. Pete Beach Charters for accommodating groups including younger fisher-folks; the company specializes in helping budding anglers find their sea legs. Kids 10 and under even get to hit the decks and snag as much as they can catch for half price every trip!
453 81st Ave, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
White Pearl Fishing Charters
Captain Zack at White Pearl isn’t just a St. Petersburg native, he’s also a Coast Guard certified skipper. After growing up fishing all over the area, he’s got the inside line on where all the best hot spots are, so you won’t have to worry about heading back to shore empty-handed. His craft is a Nauticastar Sport that’s loaded with the latest in fish-finding tech, which gives his passengers an arguably unfair advantage on hauling in catches.
5396 Gulf Blvd #206, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Non-Stop Fishing Charters
Non-Stop’s Captain Kevin is a sixth-generation Floridian who grew up with salt water in his veins. Over nearly 25 years, he’s learned every tip, trick and technique necessary for a great day out on the water — so you know you’re in for a massive haul. Step aboard his custom, Florida-built Threadfin craft, grab some tackle, and get ready for the trek of a lifetime (plus plenty of king mackerel, cobia, tarpon, snook, trout, and redfish to boot).
3701 Gulf Blvd, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706
Reel Water Charters
Reel Water has a full menu of charters available for the adventurous, including near shore, deep water, island tours, shell-hunting expeditions, and even shark hunts. Under the expert guidance of Captain Kyle, passengers aboard the Yellowfin can look forward to snagging a wide variety of fish, including trout, triple tail, kingfish and cobia. If you’re up for a real challenge, Reel Water also offers tarpon tackling trips — so bring your A-game!
2001 Pass-a-Grille Way, St. Pete Beach, FL 33706