Meet the Fleet


Deep Sea Fishing In the Gulf of Mexico

Island Lure has three unique vessels for charter. Each one designed for its own unique type of fishing circumstance. Our 37 Foot Spectre and our 24ft Mako Custom. Whether you’re looking for a Deep Sea Charter Boat in and around the Tampa / St. Petersburg Area or looking to fish the Flats, we have the Captains and Vessels that are top of the line in our area.

The Island Lure is a 37′ Spectre powered by Twin Yanmar Diesels.

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This Sport Fishing Center Console offers the incredible safety that Diesel fuel offers combined with the performance of a Triple Outboard rigged center console.
Island Lure is capable of Top Speeds of 55mph and cruises comfortably at 45. Bottom line, she’s safe, Comfortable and gets you to the Offshore fishing spots quickly.
All of our upgrades enhance our ability to find fish and move quickly when new opportunities present themselves.

Safety Features:
– CAT 2 Class 2 Epirb Locator
– High Definition Radar
– Long Range Radio
– Man Overboard Devices
– Fully outfitted with SOLAS approved lifesaving gear (SOLAS far exceeds USCG standards and all SOLAS approved devices are also USCG approved)

Fishing Features:
– 18′ Outriggers
– Walker Tournament  Down Riggers
– 14kw Garmin Super High Definition Radar
– Garmin Fishfinder
– 50 Gallon Live Well
– 4 Fish boxes (800 Gallon. Total capacity)

Flats Fishing Around Tampa Bay and St. Pete Beach

Mako 24′ Bay Boat

Built to fish the Skinny Flats Water!

If you’re looking for Red Fish, Trout, Snook, Tarpon or any of the other great species in and around Tampa Bay look no further.
The Mako is built to fish. With a Draft well under 8″ she can get into all the spots needed to get on the fish.  6 Passenger Max please. Capt Gene Skippers his 24 Mako.

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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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