When it comes to the beautiful tropical waters of Tampa and Boca Ciega Bay, as well as the Gulf of Mexico, Maritime Operations is an excellent choice. Step onboard M/V Gone Coastal, our private sportfishing yacht, for a relaxing and eventful day on the water. Our Bertram 38 offers air conditioning and a full marine toilet (head). We have complete safety features and are inspected by the USCG.
Your trip will take place aboard the ‘Gone Coastal’, a spacious vessel with plenty of room for 6 anglers. The Gone Coastal is fully outfitted with advanced technologies and electronics and features 3 active units of VHF radios and a GPS, along with fishfinders and a radar. The flybridge has seating for 5 guests and the cabins are fully air-conditioned. The Gone Coastal has a galley with a freezer, multiple coolers, sleeping areas for 4 passengers, a full marine toilet, and 2 showers. With all the comforts of home and top-notch fishing accessories, the Gone Coastal is a perfect vessel for a day on the water.
Maritime Operations will work hard to make that special occasion one to remember. The crew will assist you throughout the adventure from baiting your hooks to serving and cleaning up. Catering might also be available if requested prior to the trip.
Your day out will take you fishing the local artificial reefs, wreck, and offshore grounds. You will be able to enjoy a heavy tackle workout, hit the reefs for Grouper and Snapper, and troll for Kingfish and Spanish Mackerel. Barracuda, Tuna, and more species are also among the popular catches!
All fishing licenses, rods, reels, lures, and tackle will be provided by the crew. Live bait will also be available if the day calls for it, along with a complimentary fish cleaning service. Tips for good service are customary.
Please note that everyone who comes aboard will need to sign a waiver.
*Payment — Book today with a 10% deposit. Guideguru.com reserves your trip, and when the captain confirms his availability for your trip, Guideguru.com then charges your credit card a 10% deposit fee to guarantee your reservation. You will pay the remaining balance to the captain.
*Free Cancellation Policy — timeline is outlined on each trip above. If you cancel before the deadline, your deposit will be refunded. If you cancel after the deadline, you will lose your deposit.
King Mackerel (Kingfish)