Don't take enough time to smell the roses? How about smelling some fresh sea air while enjoying an exhilarating saltwater fishing trip! Captain Charlie Walker is one of the most well-known and well-respected captains in the Tampa Bay, Florida area. He has been fishing in Florida since 1967, and has been a professional charter captain for 20+ years. Capt. Charlie offers offshore fishing aboard the Southern Charm, a 25' custom sportfishing boat. He has captained four offshore party fishing boats in the Tampa Bay area, and has run several privately owned boats and yachts over the years. Captain Charlie's tournament participation is extensive, and in past years, he has won or placed in ten Kingfish tournaments held from Treasure Island to Boca Grande.
Southern Charm, a 25' sportfisherman, was custom built for the local fishing, particularly Kingfish. It is fully equipped with twin Volvo engines, a top-of-the-line fish finder, two VHF radio-telephones, loran, GPS, complete USCG required safety equipment, and quality rods and reels. It can carry up to four adults comfortably. Experience the beauty and excitement of our area with an experienced captain that has a lot of Southern Charm!
Nothing goes better with kids than fish, especially flounder and grouper!

Offshore Fishing

Captain Charlie offers offshore charters for Grouper, Kingfish, Amberjack, Shark, Snapper, Cobia, Tuna, Dolphin, Black Sea Bass, Trigger fish, Porgies, Spanish Mackerel, and several other delicious species. For more detail, see Captain Charlie's fishing schedule below. He is experienced in many different angling methods, including trolling, bottom fishing, and drift fishing. He uses live or natural bait, or artificials, as required. Captain Charlie is happy to catch and release at the anglers' request, and young anglers are welcome, so you can make this a great family outing! If you're visiting the Tampa Bay area on business, get in a little play time! You owe it to yourself to experience some of the greatest fishing in the world. All you need to bring are the food and drinks that you want for the day. Standard 1/2 day, 3/4 day and full day fishing trips are available, but if you have a special request, be sure to contact us.

Live bait being readied for the day's fishing.

Fishing Schedule

  • Winter (December - March)
  • Red and black Grouper, Black Sea Bass, several varieties of snapper, Trigger fish, Porgies, and several other delicious species.
  • Spring (April - June)
  • King Mackerel, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, Tripletail, Amberjack, Tuna, several varieties of jacks and snappers, and many types of Shark.
  • Summer (July - September)
  • Spanish Mackerel, Mahi-mahi (dolphin fish), Amberjack, Barracuda, several varieties of snapper and Shark, and many others.
  • Fall (October - November)
  • King Mackerel, Cobia, Amberjack, Grouper, Scamp, Tuna, and several varieties of jacks and snappers.

    Don't miss out! Be sure to book soon, as prime dates are filled fast. If you wish to book several trips a year, Captain Charlie can arrange a volume discount as he does with his corporate customers.

Capt. Charlie Walker
Pinellas Park, Florida
Email Capt. Charlie Walker
Phone: 727-546-7257

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