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Captain Rafael Rios

Rafael Rios

Counties:

PINELLAS

Biography

Captain Rafael Rios has an intimate knowledge of the waters around Tampa Bay, Boca Ciega Bay, the Intercoastal Waterway and the Gulf of Mexico. Capt. Rios has been helping people find fish and catch fish for over 20 years.

Capt. Rios began fishing the waters of Saint Petersburg, Florida at the age of 9. Regularly fishing from his home's docl in the Moorings of Maximo area. "I fished our dock every day. By the age of 10, I mastered catching Pinfish. As long as there was bait I was catching. Until this day I catch most of all my pinfish at the same location," says Capt. Rafael about his early years fishing.

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Captain Nate Weissman

Nate Weissman

Counties:

Manatee | Sarasota

Biography

I am a Florida born, U.S. Coast Guard Licensed, and Insured captain. Since arriving in Manatee County Florida in 1985, I have been fishing the waters of Anna Maria Island, Bradenton, Sarasota Bay, Tampa Bay, and the surrounding areas. Running Fishing Guide & Charter Services to deliver customer purchased boats anywhere desired, as well as, providing a variety of pleasure boat cruises. The fishing charters are tailored to accommodate small groups or large corporate events. And might entail several boats to fit your needs. Personally, I love introducing children to inshore fishing. I encourage you to bring your children, I would love to have them aboard.

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Captain Glen Taylor

Glen Taylor

Counties:

Pinellas

Biography

Capt Glen Taylor has over 20 years of experience fishing the Tampa bay area. He is a full time guide and considered a Tarpon and Permit expert. Capt. Glen offers a variety of fishing charters including Inshore, offshore, fly fishing, bow fishing, and sight casting all from his custom 27ft Calcutta equipped with twin Yamaha. Capt Glen is in constant search of the big permit to claim his title as a world record holder for Permit on a fly. Capt. Glen has participated in over 100 fishing shows, radio podcast and seminars. Capt. Glen Says "Come fish with me and get a new profile picture"

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Captain John Gunter

Glen Taylor

Counties:

Hillsborough | Southshore

Biography

I have been fishing Tampa Bay and surrounding waters for over 25years..I currently run inshore charters out of Ruskin Fl. targeting snook redfish trout snapper and grouper.I also run offshore charter out of Tierra Verde marina on a 33ft Hydrasports cc.We are a fully USCG licensed and insured and have all federal Gulf reef permits.

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Captain Kevin Wissing Jr.

Glen Taylor

Counties:

Northern Pinellas

Biography

Captain Kevin is a true Floridian, born and raised right here on these beautiful beaches. Who would know our local reefs better? Let Captain Kevin take you aboard a 4,6 or 8 hour charter to let your hair down and relax while you have a blast reelin' in our reef's finest! Whether you are looking for a family day or celebrating a bachelor party, This Captain will entertain you!

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Captain Steve Betz

Steve Betz

Counties:

Hillsborough

Biography

Capt. Steve has lived in Tampa since 1969. He relocated to Tampa at the young age of 9 years old along with his mother, father and 5 brothers and sisters. Steve’s passion for fishing started at a young age fishing the local ponds, lakes and rivers. I the early 80’s Steve was introduced to the world of Snook fishing. Snook fishing was like no other he had done and he quickly became addicted to the salt. Over the years Steve stalked the many varieties of fish expanding his knowledge of Tampa Bay. With more than 25 years of saltwater fishing experience tucked into his tackle box he began his career doing full time Fishing charters in Tampa Bay. Capt. Steve brings over 200 days a year of time spent on Tampa Bay to each and every one of his Tampa Bay Fishing Charters.

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Captain Mike Hinegardner

Mike Hinegardner

Counties:

Northern Panels (clearwater)

Biography

Captain Mike Hinegardner has been fishing the Inshore and offshore waters of Tampa Bay for over 20 years. Growing up in a small town in West Virginia, Captain Mike has groomed and perfected the small town approach to ensure that each customer is treated to the trip of a lifetime. Whether it is trolling for Pelagics or bottom fishing for reef fish, you will not only be satisfied, but leave as a friend. He is known for being one of the most personable and friendliest Captains in Clearwater Beach Marina. If you are looking for an offshore adventure, look up the Above Average 2

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Captain Lee Blick

Mike Hinegardner

Counties

Pinellas Inshore

Biography

Was born in Ybor City, Florida; and raised fishing the Back Country of Tampa Bay. At a young age, and under the guidance of his Grandfather, Capt. Blick learned everything there was to know about fish, and fishing. Capt. Blick spent countless hours fishing the waters of Tampa bay, and other Florida river's, Lake's, and anything he can cast a line into; He is a Born Fisherman.

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Captain Billy Nobles

Billy Nobles

Counties

Southwestern Florida

Biography

Captain Billy started his professional fishing career at the age of 13, mating on several offshore boats and fishing in tournaments throughout Virginia and the Carolinas. Upon moving to Florida he started fishing small local tournaments, immediately winning several of them. It was not long until Captain Billy put the skills his parents taught him as a child to use and became a charter captain in west central and Southwest Florida; fishing over 300 trips per year. Captain Billy specializes in catching trophy fish on light tackle.

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