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Tampa Flats and Bay Fishing Charters

#2 of 50 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Tampa Features Animals
10913 N Edison Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-5106
+1 813-727-8843
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Captain Steve went to multiple locations to maximize our fishing excursion. Everyone in our party... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nadine H
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June 2017 Charter - Vural Family

My 15 year-old recently got into watching open water fishing videos on Youtube and expressed his... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Emre V
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Tampa Bay Fishing Charters are fun and action filled adventures for people of all ages and skill levels. Some of the species that can be targeted are Snook,Redfish,Trout, Tarpon,Cobia,Sharks,Kingfish,Spanish Mackerel and more! Your adventure will be aboard a fully equipped and well maintained 24' Proline Flatback that will float in less than 12" of water but is stable enough to handle the chop of Tampa Bay and the coastal waters along the beach. Every charter includes all the rods,reels,tackle bait,fishing licenses and more. Tampa Bay Fishing Charters serves Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater. We are mobile so we can target the best area that is producing the best fishing depending on the time of year. Don't hesitate book your charter now to insure you get the date(s) you would like!
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10913 N Edison Ave, Tampa, FL 33612-5106
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+1 813-727-8843

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Captain Steve went to multiple locations to maximize our fishing excursion. Everyone in our party caught fish. One of the neatest places was in shallow waters where we saw sharks and a ton of sting rays. He was very knowledgeable and helped as little or...More

Thank Nadine H
CaptainSteve24, Owner at Tampa Flats and Bay Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for the review Nadine. I enjoyed having you and your family on board. If you come back I hope I can be the one to fulfill your dreams of catching a shark. Yesterday just wasn't the day for it. Congratulations on your retirement...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

My 15 year-old recently got into watching open water fishing videos on Youtube and expressed his desire of going for a shark-catching trip. I have found Captain Steve on the internet and sent him an email. I got a response right away and after looking...More

Thank Emre V
CaptainSteve24, Owner at Tampa Flats and Bay Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for the review Emre. It was a pleasure having you and your boy's on the boat. We never landed Jaws but having that Spinner Shark on light tackle at the end of the trip was pretty spectacular to see it jump. I will...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Capt. Steve was simply put....outstanding in making our trip not only a smashing success on the water, but seamless and smooth in orchestrating multiple captains to handle our group of 13. Our group flew from Atlanta to Tampa, Capt Steve got 5 Captains to welcome...More

Thank Alex L
CaptainSteve24, Owner at Tampa Flats and Bay Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for the kind words Alex. It was a pleasure dealing with you and your group. I do my best to use the very best guides Tampa Bay has to offer when referring or putting together group fishing Charters. I hope you will use...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went out with Captain Steve this morning, and were on the fish right away. Boat was clean, bait fresh, fish ready. Made a couple moves after the snook bite cooled off, had to battle the crowds to find the fish, but Steve knew what...More

Thank guithoven
CaptainSteve24, Owner at Tampa Flats and Bay Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Garrett and Chelsea for Fishing with me. That was the largest Mangrove Snapper ever caught on my boat in Tampa Bay. I posted a picture on social media of it and people who fish this area for them were like "WOW!" Thanks again...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is my second trip with Cpt. Steve. On this trip fished with my son. Cpt. Steve worked to put us on fish. Cpt. Steve runs a first class charter. We had double snook on a number of times. I caught my biggest snook 37in....More

Thank Gean G
CaptainSteve24, Owner at Tampa Flats and Bay Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Gean, Thank you and Dave for joining me for your second time on one of my fishing charters. You guys got on the hot bite. I look forward to seeing you both again in the future. Capt. Steve

Reviewed 11 May 2017

My wife got me a trip with Captain Steve for Valentine's Day. Originally, I was supposed to go with my dad when he came in from California. In March on the day we were supposed to go fishing Captain Steve called me and let me...More

Thank Scott P
CaptainSteve24, Owner at Tampa Flats and Bay Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Scott and Lisa, Thank you very much for hiring me and for the great review. We definitely got on an exceptional bite. Working with my customers to give them the best experience possible is very important to me. I hope I will get the opportunity...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We had a great day of fishing with Captain Steve Betz. Very knowledgeable and we reeled in some great fish. I would highly recommend booking with him for your fishing expedition.More

Thank mitchminkus
CaptainSteve24, Owner at Tampa Flats and Bay Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to do a review of your fishing charter. I know how it is in today's busy world that it seems like every minute counts. You just taking the time to do this review means a lot to...More

Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Captain Steve showed us a great time on the water. He put us on the snook in the early AM and kept us busy catching spotted trout and other varieties for the remainder of our trip. Capt. Steve was very attentive to all our needs...More

Thank chaentze
CaptainSteve24, Owner at Tampa Flats and Bay Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 May 2017

Dave, Thank you very much for choosing me as your Captain and Guide on your Tampa Fishing Charter. I also want to thank you for doing your review. Many say they will do one but very few do. This just shows me that you appreciated...More

Reviewed 27 March 2017

I wanted to take my grandfather on his first saltwater fishing trip and it turned out to be absolutely awesome. I am more than happy with choosing Captain Steve Flats and Bay fishing. He gave me and my grandfather a lifetime of memories. I highly...More

Thank knfishe1234
CaptainSteve24, Owner at Tampa Flats and Bay Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Jordan, It was a total pleasure having you and your grandfather Ivan out with me. I hope that when I am his age I have half the energy and stamina he does. Truly a great day and so nice to see him catch his first...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

If you are in the Tampa area and want to Fish I cannot rate Capt. Betz any higher. Within 15 minutes of leaving the dock we had Fish on. Captain took care of everything. Boat was impeccably maintained and perfect for this type of fishing....More

Thank deepocean0000
CaptainSteve24, Owner at Tampa Flats and Bay Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 27 March 2017

Bruce, Thank you for the review. It was a fun day with you guys and listening to all of your jokes. I hope to see you all back again for another day of great fishing. Capt. Steve

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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Vincent B
None of my friends or family are into fishing,so I was wondering if you set up individuals with other parties for a charter.
12 May 2017|
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Response from CaptainSteve24 | Property representative |
Vincent, Great question. I did do one charter where I had two customers that wanted to split a charter. I went ahead and made the arrangements for them to fish together with me. Unfortunately for them personality's clashed... More
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Kelli U
How much and any opening Monday or Tuesday of this week?
20 March 2017|
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Response from CaptainSteve24 | Property representative |
I have no openings this week. It is always best to try and contact me further in advance to book your charter. Thank you, Capt. Steve
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R0bert1950
Hi I am in Clearwater from 5th to 20 march and am looking for saltwater flyfishing, I am told I am too early for tarpon what else can i catch on the fly.
23 February 2017|
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Response from CaptainSteve24 | Property representative |
You could target snook,trout and redfish on fly. If you want a recommendation for a fly fishing charter feel free to call me and I will put you in touch with a guide. Capt. Steve 813-727-8843
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