Various charter tours are available for both inshore and offshore fishing sessions, all manned by friendly, experienced captains and crewmembers. Charters can be enjoyed by people of all ages and experience levels, and here are a few of the top rated fishing charter options at Clearwater:
1. Above Average Charters - Clearwater Municipal Marina 25 Causeway Blvd., Slips #28 & #29 Clearwater Beach, FL 33767 (727 365-7931)
Offering four, six, and eight hour trips for everyone from beginners to seasoned anglers, Above Average Fishing Charters definitely lives up to its name and then some. These tours are great to choose for families, keeping groups small so that everyone gets the time and attention they need to have a great time. These tours tend to focus on Spanish mackerel, barracudas, and similar fish, but shark tours are also available and you never know what you might find when sailing the Clearwater seas with Above Average Charters.
2. Clearwater Fishing Charters with Captain Rick Reddick - Palm Harbor, Clearwater, FL (727 378-2017)
For an authentic Clearwater fishing charter experience, choose Captain Rick Reddick. Captain Rick is a fourth generation captain, coming from a long line of Clearwater fishermen. He knows the waters of Clearwater better than the fish themselves and can guarantee some great catches for you and your group. Captain Rick's great value fishing charter tours run from four to eight hours and target gag grouper, Spanish mackerel, king mackerel, white grunts, and other species along the way. Cleaning is offered for no extra cost.
3. Queen Fleet Deep Sea Fishing - 25 Causeway Blvd #52, Clearwater, FL 33767 (727 446-7666)
For deep sea fishing fun at Clearwater, Florida, this is a great charter to choose. The Queen Fleet is made up of two very large vessels, capable of carrying up to 150 passengers, making it a great hit with big groups and families. Half and full day slots are available for reservation and catches often include grouper, sea bass, white grunt, and others. The friendly crew aboard these boats work extra hard to ensure that everyone has the best possible time and lands some big catches, so you're guaranteed a super fishing trip whenever you sign up with the Queen Fleet.