Tampa Bay Fishing Charters
Capt. Taylor has been a student of the sport of fishing for the last thirty years. He has been studying the pristine grass flats and estuaries inside Tampa bay for decades and strives to make your trip a memorable one. What should you expect on your fishing charter? The goal is to catch lots of fish, of course, but there will also be teaching, laughing, and hopefully, memories that last a lifetime, aside from his teachings on YouTube, Capt. Taylor is a successful business owner and influencer. Whether you are a local trying to become more familiar with Tampa Bay or just flying down from out of state, we can accommodate you and make sure you leave with a fish story that will surely impress your friends. Book a Salty Scales fishing charter.
What Should You Bring on The Tampa Bay Fishing Charter?
- Sunblock /SPF 50
- SPF clothing, perhaps a Salty Scales performance shirt. ;)
- Food & drink (Alcohol is permitted to those who can drink responsibly)
- A pair of polarized sunglasses
- A cooler to keep in your vehicle for fish transport
What You Shouldn't Bring
- Illegal drugs
- Fishing gear (We have you covered)
- Banana's (Mucho lousy luck)
What is Included?
- NO fish, no-pay guarantee (Don't worry, that never happens)
- Your saltwater fishing license
- Quality tackle & gear
- Fish cleaned and bagged upon request
- A good time
Due to high demand, it's best to try and book in advance.
Tips & Gratuity
Gratuity is not required, but it is customarily based on your experience to pay 15 to 25%. Similar to what you might tip your waiter at your favorite restaurant.
Inshore Charter Prices (This includes three anglers) Maximum 3 Anglers
- 6 hours $700 (Three Anglers Max)
- 4 hours $550 (Three Anglers Max)
- 6 hours & be featured on YouTube: $1000
Nearshore Charter Prices (This includes three anglers)
- 8 hours $1200
Nearshore targeted species include mangrove snapper, porgies, hogfish, gag grouper, red grouper, spanish mackerel, king mackerel, little tunny and more. (Weather Permiting)
To reserve your date, email Joshua at Joshua@saltyscales.com. Please list the dates you are interested in booking, the number of your party and the fish you'd like to target? We accept CASH, or Cash App. (cash.app/$saltyscales)
A $150.00 DEPOSIT is required to hold your selected dates. Deposits will be fully refundable due to poor weather conditions at the Captain's discretion. Cancellations are accepted 48 hours before the charter date, after which deposits are non-refundable.
You will be fishing off a beautiful twenty-five-foot Avenger Custom by Marauder Marine. This boat is meticulously crafted for inshore and nearshore fishing, and we want you to be comfortable in transit between fishing spots.
Catch & Release + Conservation
We DO NOT mind keeping fish that are within the legal limit, however we do practice catch and release (Especially snook & redfish) and love when our clients are onboard with our conservation practices.
Some of our recent trips, be sure to follow us on YouTube: