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Bradenton Fishing Charters to Check out This Weekend

If you’re looking for a fun and exciting fishing experience, look no further than Bradenton, Florida. Here, you’ll find some of the best fishing charters in the country, waiting to take you on a wild adventure.

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So grab your pole and get ready for some serious fun!

Bradenton Florida Fishing Charters

  1. Tailing Tales Fishing Charters
  2. Fishing Charters w/ Capt Taylor Cowieson
  3. Awestruck Fishing Charters-Anna Maria Island Fishing Charter
  4. Kick Azz Fishing Charters LLC
  5. Captain Nate’s Fishing Guide & Charter Services
  6. Captain Major Fishing Charters
  7. Captain Pete’s Charters
  8. Capt. Rick Gross With Fishy Business
  9. Reel Experience Fishing Charters
  10. Snapper Addict fishing charter
  11. Florida Inshore Adventures
  12. Inshore Slam Fishing Charters
  13. Bradenton Fishing Charters

Tailing Tales Fishing Charters

Phone: 941-812-6640
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Tailing Tales Fishing Charters is focused on providing light tackle inshore / nearshore fishing charters in Sarasota and the lower Tampa Bay areas including Anna Maria Island, Bradenton, and Boca Grande.

Fishing Charters w/ Capt Taylor Cowieson

Phone: 813-220-8725
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On Bradenton inshore fishing charters, they’ll be fishing the waterways of Tampa Bay and Sarasota Bay on the grassy flats and around the mangroves & oyster bars where the fish are feeding.

Their inshore fishing adventures primarily target snook, trout, and redfish that are looking for a fight.

Awestruck Fishing Charters-Anna Maria Island Fishing Charter

Phone: 941-243-8520
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Anna Maria Island Fishing Charters Awestruck Fishing Charter in Bradenton will take you on a spectacular Saltwater Fishing adventure and provide an exciting local fishing experience.

Take a guided fishing trip for species such as Snook, Redfish, Trout, Tarpon, Flounder, Cobia, and more. They fish all of Sarasota Bay & Anna Maria Island.

Kick Azz Fishing Charters LLC

Phone: 941-580-2931
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They offer private guided family-friendly fishing charters in the Gulf of Mexico & Tampa bay. Their pickup location is only minutes away from Bradenton & Anna Maria island public beaches.

Fish You might catch on their charters are Snook, Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Tarpon, Snapper, Cobia, Black Drum, Flounder, King Mackerel, Pompano, Tripletail, Grouper, and a variety of shark species.

Captain Nate’s Fishing Guide & Charter Services

Phone: 941-932-5609
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Your fishing license is covered by the boat and fish cleaning services are included as well. Just arrive on time, bring snacks and drinks, and don’t forget the sunscreen. They will take care of the rest so that Fishing with Captain Nate is easy, fun, and relaxing.

Captain Major Fishing Charters

Phone: 813-731-5325
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On a charter with Captain Sam Major, you can expect a knowledgeable, hard-working, courteous, and friendly Captain. Fishing charter options include the inshore/nearshore waters in and surrounding Anna Maria Island, Tampa Bay, and the Gulf of Mexico.

Depending on the season, the angler wants, and skill level you will fish for snook, redfish, trout, sharks, tarpon, cobia, grouper, kingfish, Spanish mackerel, and much more!

Captain Pete’s Charters

Phone: 816-916-4166
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Captain Pete’s Charters/PR Guide Services is a family-run business. Inshore fishing charters for snook, redfish, trout, and whatever else is biting are their specialty.

Captain Pete has over 30 years of experience sailing on Tampa Bay, Terra Ceia Bay, Sarasota Bay, and the numerous creeks and bayous that feed into the Tampa Bay estuary.

Custom trips, such as sightseeing or wildlife viewing, are also available. The emphasis is on safety and having fun!

Capt. Rick Gross With Fishy Business

Phone: 941-730-5148
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Captain Rick Gross was born in Tampa Florida in 1960. Moved to Bradenton Florida in 1974. Rick’s love for fishing leads him to make a career in the industry. In 1986 he passed the Coast Guard Exam and started Fishy Business Charters.

Reel Experience Fishing Charters

Phone: 941-779-8794
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“CAPT. DONNY FREEMAN” Third-generation Bradenton native. Grew up fishing Anna maria island with his father at a young age, and turned that passion into a career.

20 years of experience fishing all local waters from Sarasota to Anna Maria. He specializes in family fishing adventures. All skill levels and children are encouraged.

Snapper Addict fishing charter

Phone: 941-812-6364
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Fishing out of Anna Maria Island, Bradenton, Florida, Captain Layne runs a 31 ft Stamas center console boat. Fishing generally 7 to 50 miles out of Anna Maria island he specializes in light tackle snapper fishing.

More species we catch on a regular basis include Grouper, King Mackeral, Shark, Cobia, Hogfish, Barracuda, and Goliath grouper. 

Florida Inshore Adventures

Phone: 941-357-3350
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They serve clients from St. Petersburg to Venice FL and all points in between.  Their captain knows what’s biting and where they are –  year-round. 

Prefer a day exploring the wildlife on Egmont Key with a picnic lunch or lounging like a local at Jewfish Key.  And spend a day fishing while you are visiting Anna Maria Island, Siesta, Longboat, or Lido Key.

Inshore Slam Fishing Charters

Phone: 941-238-7597
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Fish the inshore backwaters of Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Ruskin, Palmetto, Bradenton, Anna Maria, and Sarasota bays for snook, redfish, trout, and tarpon.

The west coast of Florida offers some of the best fishing opportunities for scoring the inshore slam.

Bradenton Fishing Charters

Phone: 941-713-1866
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Bradenton Fishing Charters and the fishing has been very good. Capt. Jon has been putting his customers on redfish, snook, and a few grouper on their four and six-hour trips.

Despite a Red Tide bloom in Tampa Bay, he is still finding pockets of good water and healthy fish.

The off-shore bite has been excellent. Permit, cobia, red grouper, and even a few mahi-mahi have been filling the cooler on their six and eight-hour trips. 

Final Thoughts

If you’re looking for a fun day out on the water, consider booking a fishing charter in Bradenton! The waters here are teeming with fish and there’s no shortage of experienced guides who can help you reel them in.

What kind of fish do you hope to catch? Let us know in the comments below – we would love to hear from you!

If you’re a bit closer to Tampa instead, check out these awesome fishing guides in that area!

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