Frequently Asked Questions

Check out our F.A.Q to get answers to some of out most often asked questions. If you don’t find an answer that you are looking for here, be sure to contact us.

Where do you fish out of?

We fish out of Tampa during most of the year and also out of Boca Grande during the early part of Tarpon Season.

When do you tarpon fish?

We start tarpon fishing in May down in Boca Grande and we fish there through the end of June. Then we fish for tarpon in July and August in St. Petersburg.

How many people can you take fishing?

Capt. Rick can take up to 4 people on his Dorado boat. but, he can coordinate group charters with multiple guides and boats. Be sure to contact us if you have a large group.

Do we need to buy a fishing license?

No, Capt. Rick has a fishing license that covers everyone on the boat.

Do we have to go on a long boat ride before we start fishing?

Not at all. On most of our inshore fishing charters, we are fishing within 15 minutes of leaving the pickup location.

Are your charters family friendly?

Absolutely! Capt. Rick has children himself and they love going fishing as a family. Capt. Rick also works with kids fishing camps.

Can we drink alcohol on the boat?

Yes. Just understand that your safety is of utmost importance. Alcohol is fine but please do not get inebriated.

Can we keep what we catch?

Any fish that is of legal size and within the legal limits can be kept by you.

Will you clean and bag fish for us?

If the fish you catch is of legal size and within the legal limits, yes, Capt. Rick will be happy to clean your fish for you.

What should we bring with us on our charter?

  • Weather appropriate clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Snacks & Drinks

What is included in the charter?

  • Bait
  • Use of Tackle
  • Ice in the boat’s cooler
  • Cleaned & bagged fish (when in season and within legal limits)
  • Gas in the boat
  • Fishing licenses

What are your rates?

Please contact Capt. Rick for current rates.

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