Welcome to Bay Area Fishing Charters with Captain John Gordon, A premier Charter Fishing Company in the Tampa Bay Area since 2009. We believe that the Tampa Bay / Clearwater / St Petersburg area is the best possible place to book your fishing trip of a lifetime, and Captain John is the guide proven to make it happen.
Florida is the fishing capital of the world, and at the heart of Florida, is the Tampa Bay estuary. The Tampa Bay area is home to more than 200 species of fish including some of the most sought after sport fish in the world, including: Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Trout, Cobia, Kingfish, Permit, Grouper, Snapper, Sharks and more.
We are a REAL DEAL charter fishing company. Everything provided is top notch. From the best possible boat and gear, to the comfortable, friendly atmosphere and everlasting memories. We welcome anglers of all ages and types. Whether you are on a family vacation, a die hard fisherman looking for a record breaking catch, or fishing for the first time ever, Captain John is a seasoned professional willing to share his knowledge with you and provide the absolute best fishing experience you can get in the Tampa Bay Area.
All fishing charters are 100% inclusive and you will need to bring nothing. We provide state fishing licenses for everyone on board, all rods and reels, bait, tackle, coolers with ice, and foul weather gear if needed. Just show up ready for the fishing trip of a lifetime! You are free to bring your favorite snacks and drinks, and that is covered more on our FAQ page.