Capt Josh Bibler has been fishing the waters of Manatee & Sarasota County over 25 years. A Florida native, he grew up wading the shorelines and creeks or anywhere he could wet a line.  His passion for fishing is unmatched and you can find him on the water anytime possible.  He prides himself on working hard for his clients, catching bait and scouting for fish. Using top quality gear to make sure you land that bucket list fish of a lifetime.

What we catch

Inshore and Nearshore Gulf Fishing

Fishing from Tampa Bay to Sarasota we encounter a wide variety of species throughout the year. We are blessed with a year round fishery that provides steady action. Depending on the time of year and weather conditions we are able to target: Snook, Redfish, Trout, Tarpon, Flounder, Permit, Cobia, Grouper, Snapper, Kingfish and more.

The Boat

The boat is a 2016 Pathfinder 2300 HPS powered by a Yamaha 250 SHO motor. It is equiped with all the newest accessories including: twin Power-Pole shallow water anchors, Lowrance 12" GPS, MinnKota iPilot trolling motor, JL Audio Stereo, and more. 

Customers ride in comfort on Ocean-Tamer marine bean bags. These are great for long runs and can easily be removed when fishing to allow for maximum space. 

Services & Rates

Services include inshore & nearshore fishing charters. 

We offer a full service trip including all bait, tackle, coolers with ice. Your catch will be cleaned and bagged for you if you prefer to keep some for the dinner table. We do encourage catch & release for a sustainable fishery.


4 hours - $450

6 hours - $550

8 hours - $650

Rates are based on two people, please add $50 per person up to 4 max.

What to bring:

  • Hat & Polarized Sunglasses

  • Sunscreen

  • Food & Drink (cooler with ice is provided)

  • Small cooler to leave in vehicle if you plan to take fish home (fish will be cleaned and bagged for you)




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Contact Us

Please include the dates you are inquiring about, your phone number and any special needs or requests.

Palmetto boat ramp, located at 833 Riverside Drive, Palmetto, FL. 34221 is our preferred pickup and drop off site.


We are happy to arrange a closer, more convenient location to accommodate our customers needs.

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