Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

We fish the Sarasota, FL area, including Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota Bay, Bradenton Beach, Longboat Key, Lido Key, South Tampa Bay.

Target fish include Black Drum, Cobia, Redfish, Grey Snapper, Snook, Tarpon, Tripletail and more

We meet at Son of a Fish/Bay Walker One ( 1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA )

Yes, a Fishing license is required

Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission – Fishing
Florida residents and visitors 16 years of age and older are required to possess a Florida freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing license when engaged in active or passive fishing activities. However, you do not need a saltwater fishing license if saltwater fishing from a for-hire vessel (guide, charter, party boat) that has a valid charter license or from a vessel whose operator has a valid recreational saltwater vessel license issued in the name of the operator of the vessel. If you are looking for online access for a license, please check Go Outdoors Florida here:

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.