Fishing Charters St. Petersburg, FL – We are Tampa Bay’s premiere Charter Fishing Guides in Tampa Bay. Located in St. Pete Beach, FL / Tierra Verde

Island Lure is located in St. Pete Beach, FL just minutes from the Trade Winds and Don Cesar and only a 30 minute drive from Downtown Tampa Florida. Our Fishing Guides specialize in Deep Sea Fishing, Inshore Flats Fishing  and Tarpon Fishing around Tampa Bay’s world famous fishing grounds.

If you’re staying on St Pete Beach or  St Petersburg or in the Downtown Tampa Area, and your looking for EXPERIENCED Top Notch Fishing guides or Tarpon Fishing Guides, Island Lure Fishing Charters prides itself on being the best charter in the area! We are located right off I275 in St. Petersburg at the Tierra Verde Resort Marina. No need to fight the Clearwater or Johns Pass Traffic. Our convenient location puts you right into the Gulf of Mexico quickly.

Join Professional Fishing Guides Capt. John Fidi and Capt. Gene Maxwell for a memorable fishing trip. We offer different packages for different types of fishing.
Updated  April 14th 2017

Fishing Charter Rates

We Offer Three Types of Fishing Charters.
Inshore, Tarpon & Deep Sea.
We also Offer custom tailored trips. Just call and ask.

1.) INSHORE FISHING CHARTERS

What our Fishing Guides are Catching in the Tampa Bay’s Flats?
Update April 14th – These Fish are ON FIRE right now

Inshore Tampa Bay Fishing Charters

On our Inshore, Tampa Bay Charters, The Snook Bite has been HOT

TROUT and  SNOOKARE ON FIRE! Capt. Gene Maxwell has  been targeting Snook, Redfish & Trout. The bite has been AMAZING! Capt. Gene has 30+ inch snook on lock-down. Over Slot, Large Redfish are available and the Trout have been cooperating. Giant Silver Kings of the Sea (TARPON) should be here in full force come April. Book a trip to get it done. We offer 1/2, 3/4 and Full  Day Inshore Fishing Charters. We have Also added a Special “West Coast Slam” Inshore Full Day Charter for those willing to take the challenge and get ALL THREE (Tarpon, Redfish, Snook)!

INSHORE FISHING RATES
with Capt Gene Maxwell
Year Round
(Redfish, Snook & Trout)

We stay in the Calm Waters of Tampa Bay Perfect for the Kids or Seasoned Veterans looking for a Record Sized Fish!

1/2 Day (4 Hours) – $399 | 3/4 Day (6 Hours) – $599 |  Full Day (8 Hours) – $799 Full Day
( Price for 2 People, add $50 per person (Children Under 10 Free). 6 Passenger Maximum. Plus Gratuity. Cash Price. Add 3.75% if paying by Credit Card)

WEST COAST SLAM
with Capt Gene Maxwell –  Mid April – July 
(Tarpon, Snook & Redfish)

Full Day Only (8 Hours) – $899
( Price for 2 People, add $50 per person (Children Under 10 Free). 6 Passenger Maximum. Plus Gratuity. Cash Price. Add 3.75% if paying by Credit Card)

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2.) TARPON FISHING CHARTERS

Our Fishing Guides Specialize In Tarpon!

UPDATE APRIL 14th 2017 – The Tarpon Bite has gradually begun. The fish are starting to chew and NOW is the time to Book your Tampa Bay Tarpon Guide!  Capt. Gene is on the fish and the bite is about to go off!  Book Now and get on these Bucket List Fish!

Tarpon Fishing Charters Tampa Bay FL

Tampa Bay offers some of the World’s BEST tarpon fishing! Forget the crowds of Boca Grande, Plan a Trip to St. Petersburg and enjoy Great tarpon Fishing and St. Petersburg, Florida’s Beaches and Nightlife!

Tarpon Fishing in Tampa Bay is outstanding during the annual tarpon Migration.  If you’re planning a Tarpon Charter in Boca Grande FL, we seriously want you to consider Tampa / St. Pete beach. Our region is just as productive for Giant Tarpon Fishing as Boca Grande Pass but minus the ridiculous crowds and Tampa Bay has a lot more to offer if your planning a trip!

We have been doing Tarpon Charters in Tampa Bay for many years, we have also fished Boca Grande Pass as well, and our customers know the Tarpon Bite in Tampa Bay is just as good as Boca Grande. Actually, most that have fished both Tampa Bay & Boca Grande will tell you the bite in Tampa Bay is even better with more opportunities to actually Land a Giant Tarpon.

TARPON CHARTER RATES:

(6 People Max per boat) W/ Capt John or Capt Gene
1/2 Day $550 $499** 3/4 Day $750 $699** Full Day $950 $899**
** Special Price
( Price for 2 People, add $50 per person (Children Under 10 Free). 6 Passenger Maximum. Plus Gratuity. Cash Price.  Add 3.75% if paying by Credit Card)

Quick Update: Pre-Book your Tarpon Trip today. The bite last year was HOT from Mid April through early July and we expect more of the same for the Spring/Summer 2017 Season. Don’t Miss Out!

We are very Busy in May, June & July with Tarpon Charters so we encourage you to book your fishing charter early. We can also help you plan your stay if you’re planning on flying in for a shot at one of these Giant, Bucket List Sport Fish. Another great thing about Booking a Tarpon Fishing Charter in Tampa Bay / St. Petersburg, FL is the fact that unlike Boca Grande, our area has great resorts, lots of great restaurants and things for the wife and kids to do if thy don’t like to fish! You won’t find that in Boca Grande!

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3.) Deep Sea Fishing Charters

What we are catching off St. Petersburg Right Now:

King Fish is the Ticket offshore right now! Book your 6 Hour Trip with Capt Gene or Capt John to get on these awesome Sport Fish!!

Gag Grouper & RED SNAPPER TRIPS  (JUNE 1-  JULY 15 2017.
Currently the offshore bite is for Hogfish Red Grouper, Kingfish, Amberjack and Mango Snapper, Porgy & Grunts. Gag & Redsnapper will Reopen in the Summer.

We have Good Size Red Grouper Located! And nobody can catch HogFish like the boys at Island Lure! So if you want to get on some quality fish, please book your dates.  We have also been catching LOTS of  Mango Snapper, Kingfish, Macks, Cobia and Amberjack.  Be sure to book your full day charter and get in on the action! AND DON’T FORGET – We can ship your catch back home for you! If you’re not interested in Table Fare and Sport Fishing is your thing, we can target BIG, BACK BREAKING, REEF DONKEY AMBERJACK instead!

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Call Island Lure Fishing Charters  727-565-0202

 


What type of Boats do you use? And tell me about Your Crew?

We have four different charter fishing boats for landing fish. Depending on what type of trip you book will depend on which Vessel is best suited for that type of trip. For Deep Sea Fishing we have our workhorse 37′ Spectre Fishing machine “Island Lure”! Inshore and Tarpon Fishing we have a 24ft Mako, a Skinny Water Machine. One thing that our boats have in common is that each is outfitted with the latest Safety Gear and the best electronics.  As for our Crew, we have the areas most Experienced, Most talked about experts in Capt. John Fidi and Capt. Gene Maxwell. Nobody in the Gulf of Mexico can match our Tournament Records. Not even close.
Please Click here to read about our Captains and Crew >


Book Your fishing Charter OnlineHow do I book A Charter and Check Your Availability?

Easy! To book a Trip we require a $100 Deposit. To check our availability please Click Here  or call us at 727-565-0202


Recent Catches – Our Instagram Feed for Recent catches.

Who Doesn’t like To See Some Fish Pictures!!  You Can Always See Even More by Reading our Trip Reports and Clicking our Links Up at the Top of the Website!

 Fun trip today with the Clarksville boys! Phil wanted to get his son on some of the action that he was apart of last year! So we had to make it happen! Went 3-3 today and left them chewing! Great laughs and memories! Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing  Fun trip today with Alfonso from California! Great guy and a ton of laughs today! We started out tarpon fishing but no luck! So we went to go mess around with some snook! Had a blast catching multiple snook and some trout mixed in. Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing  Fun morning fishing tournament with some good clients! We had Jenn and Steve on some redfish and snook action. We ended up getting 2nd place slam and 1st place biggest fish and took home all the Calcutta money! Can't wait to do it again. Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing  Logan and his crew had a blast today catching redfish! Quads, triples, and doubles all morning long! I love seeing the look on these kids faces when they catch the studs! Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing  Fun little afternoon trip with the boys from Servpro! Everyone caught a slam and caught a bunch more big giant redfish! Bite remains solid in the bay! Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing
 Fun trip with my good buddy Ricky and and brother Ben and Uncle Jerry! We knocked the tarpon off there bucket list last year! So they wanted to dust the snook with me this year! Awesome trip! Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing  Such a fun day today for the boys from Clarksville, TN! We had some great action catching snook and redfish most of the day! Great times with awesome people! I can't wait to see these guys again! Definitely a bright future ahead! Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing  Pretty stellar little afternoon bite for Ben. The guys had 7 fish all over 30"! Biggest was 36". Awesome trip, clients stoked up for the springtime action! Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing  Plenty of these snook to go around for Travis and his family today! Fun times and gougeous weather! Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing  Fun day yesterday with my good buddy Shane. We decided to get back to fishing some tournaments now that the new boat is done. We entered the Tighten the drag foundation slam tournament and took home second place slam with 88 3/4" We caught a 40" snook the morning of the tournament. Then moved on to get our redfish and snook . The water was super low all day. But managed to make a couple bucks and get a nice plaque. Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing
 Bucket list check for Tyler and Kayla! Tarpon were on the list today and we made it happen! Awesome bite and epic battle with 2 of my favorite clients! Great trip guys and great to see u again! Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing  Someone please turn off the fan!!! Morning trip was solid with snook redfish and trout for everyone! Andrew and the boys weren't disappointed on the afternoon trip either! Solid fish and quantity all day! Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing  This mornings trip was a fun one. Jumped a tarpon then went and landed a beautiful 34" snook to top the trip off! Then the afternoon went 1-2 on tarpon and a bunch of snook mixed in also! Everyone was fired up on the hot springtime bite. Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing  Both trips today had some fun with snook and redfish! Justin and family had a great time pulling in these donkeys! Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing  Super fun morning and afternoon snook bite! We found them chewing on both tides! Had some redfish and jacks mixed in too! Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing
 Super fun trip with Steve and I today! We bailed the mangos and got a limit of red grouper also! Flat calm conditions and then bite is on! Awesome trip! Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing  Fun trips today despite the windy conditions! Both trips had a blast catching snook and some trout mixed in! Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing  Windy conditions and the redfish and snook still chew! Fun trip with Bob and his buddies from NH! Snook and redfish for everyone! Bite is still awesome. Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing  Morning trip was stellar with little Sophia and Mya. They caught snook, redfish and trout! Great morning! Afternoon trip was all about snook. Dawn and the family had a blast and left them chewing. Bite remains stellar inshore. Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing  Fun trip this afternoon after the rain! Some beautiful redfish and a bunch aid snook and trout mixed in! The boys from Michigan had a blast! Book your trips! #fishislandlure #smithoptics #servpro #boatersrepublic #classicmako #fishing #tampabayfishing #stpetersburg #dtsp #snook #redfish #trout #tarpon #charterfishing #fishingcharters #guide #inshorefishing #doncesar #shimano #twresorts #stpetebeach #instafish #fishflorida #tampabay #florida #yamahaoutboards #tarponfishing #silverking #smithfishing


Island Lure Fishing Charters of St. Petersburg, FL offers Inshore Fishing Charters as well as Tampa Bay Tarpon Guides and Deep Sea Fishing Charters for the Tampa FL and St. Petersburg FL regions. Conveniently located only 30 minutes from Downtown Tampa in St. Pete Beach FL and Tierra Verde, FL. Join Capt. John Fidi and Capt. Gene Maxwell for a Memorable and Exciting Fishing Trip!

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Inshore Charters, Deep Sea Charters and Tarpon Guides St. Petersburg / Tampa Bay FL