Reel Animals Fishing Charter

  • Starting at $500
  • 4-12hrs
  • 4
  • Captain Mike Anderson

About your Trip.

Captain Michael Anderson is one of the premier charter fishing captains in the Tampa Bay area. With more than 25 years experience in saltwater fishing, you are sure to have a once in a lifetime adventure on the water.

If you're after trophy Snook, Redfish, Cobia, Trout or Tarpon inshore or Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack or Kingfish offshore, the captain can put you on the fish and guide you to a successful catch. With focus on you first,while offerring you professional tips and advice to make your day a memorable experience, as well as, helping you learn - so each day on the water is rewarding. jovial personalities captured in the Reel Animals Fishing Show aired throughout the Southeast and Canada are not an act. The captains strive to have fun while fishing and work to make your time - whether you are an experience angler or a beginner - something that will make you want to return again and again, while fishing on the Gulf Coast of Florida.

Whether you are a visitor or a Florida resident, we want to create a memory of a lifetime. If the captains are not available on the day you want to fish, they can connect you with a Reel Animals "Certified Guide" that can handle your charter needs. If you are looking for a fun and relaxing corporate outing, the captains have handled events ranging from small outings to charity tournaments with more than 40 boats. Our connections with local resorts allow us to assist you in arranging meeting rooms and catered meals.
We run charters 7 days a week.

If you would like information on our charter services or have other questions about fishing in the Tampa Bay area, please contact us at:1-866-GameFish. or 813-244-9397

About The Boat

Amenities and more

  • All Gear Included

    We provide all Tackle, Rods and Gear Needed for your trip.

  • Child Friendly

  • Federally Permitted

  • Flexible Cancellation

  • Ice chest and Ice

    We have and Ice chest onboard to help keep your food and drinks cold on a warm sunny day.

About Your Captain

Capt. Michael Anderson has been fishing and competing in tournaments on Tampa Bay and Florida waters for over 25 years. Born and raised in central Wisconsin Capt. Mike joined the U.S. Air Force in 1986 and served almost 7 years before getting out and settling in the Tampa Bay area. He has been guiding on the west coast of Florida for over 20 years and specializes in back country fishing for Tarpon, Snook, Redfish and Trout. He is the Host of Reel Animals Saturday on AM970 WFLA radio in Tampa from 6 to 8 a.m. every Saturday morning and the Co-Host of the TA Mahoney Co. Reel Animals Radio show on AM620 WDAE in Tampa on Sunday mornings from 7 to 9 a.m. Capt. Mike has been doing fish radio for over 20 years. Captain Mike is also the Host of the Reel Animals Fishing Show TV version which airs in 60 million households nationally in Sportsman Channel, World Fishing Network, Balley Sports Sun, and MOR-Tampa. Captain Mike is an avid outdoorsman who enjoys sharing his fishing experience and techniques with the public and spending time on the water with his wife Beth and daughters Rachel, Georgia, son in-law Logan, and 3 grandkids.

Is a Fishing License Required?

Targeted Species

  • Amberjack
  • Black Drum
  • Blackfin Tuna
  • Cubera Snapper
  • Gag Grouper
  • Hogfish
  • Kingfish
  • Lane Snapper
  • Mangrove Snapper
  • Mutton Snapper
  • Pompano
  • Red Grouper
  • Red Snapper
  • Redfish
  • Scamp Grouper
  • Sheepshead
  • Snook
  • Tarpon
  • Tripletail
  • Trout
  • Vermillion Snapper
  • Yellowtail Snapper

Fishing Techniques

  • Artificial Lure Fishing
  • Back Country
  • Bait Fishing
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Jetty
  • Jigging
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore
  • Sight Casting
  • Slow Pitch Jigging (SPJ)
  • Spin Fishing
  • Topwater Fishing

Service Areas

  • Anna Maria Island
  • Bradenton
  • Central West
  • Clearwater
  • Ruskin
  • Saint Petersburg
  • Tampa
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