Place Category: Fishing Guide
Absolute Florida Flats Fishing with local saltwater fishing guide, Capt. Rich Knox, who has been a fishing guide service on the West Central FL Gulf Coast for over 23 years, running over 4,000 fishing charters on the beautiful expansive Florida Gulf Coast from Tampa Bay to New Port Richey, including Clearwater and Tarpon Springs. These ecosystem friendly saltwater flats stretch for miles and are full of rivers, channels, beaches, barrier islands, spoil islands, backcountry creeks, bayous, mangrove keys and shorelines dotted with oyster bars and shell points with numerous bird life that indicates there is plenty of predator gamefish bait right there. This is the inshore flats and backcountry fishing of the West Central FL Gulf Coast shallow water inshore fishing excitement. Whether you’re tarpon fishing, snook fishing redfishing, trout fishing and more or going for the inshore fishing slam (snook, redfish, trout in the same day) all on light tackle spinning, LIVE BAIT, artificial bait’s of all kind. While skinny water flats fishing you will be aboard a shallow draft tournament rigged state of the art charter boat the 18’8” Silverking Grande Master super silent poling skiff. Our private charter fishing trips of 1 to 3 persons per boat include all fishing license’s and permit’s, bait, tackle, and a cooler full of ice and spring water, all top of the line equipment, full electronics and cellular service, all USCG inspected, licensed and insured. We have great year round fishing on the West Central Florida Gulf Coast with an amazing number of saltwater sportfish species as mentioned above as well as Spanish Mackeral, kingfish, Florida flounder, cobia, grouper and more on our fishing guide service charters. To begin your ADVENTURE call 727-376-8809. YEAR ROUND FISHING ! ! !
To Catch A Memory Call 727-376-8809 or 727-808-6688 Book Now !
Absolute Florida Flats Fishing will guide first time novice to expert fishermen and women as well as families with a (1-3 person) capacity, for group’s of 4 to 30 or more person’s we use multiple Boat’s and Captain’s, to give everyone the best flat’s fishing experience possible, all seasoned veterans with excellent equipment. All with a gentle nature, great attitude, 110% effort for trophy tarpon, snook, red fish, trout and more on light-tackle with heart pounding excitement, acrobatic leaps and long runs. If you are staying in or near our area of New Port Richey, Tarpon Springs, Clearwater and Tampa, I’m your guide and only up to a 30 minute drive to our marina or launch ramp from the farthest locale! Capt. Rich Knox is a successful Florida Flats Fishing guide for clients. He has guided many of his clients on multiple inshore flats fishing tournaments with over $290,000 in winnings! Rates are very comparable to all full-time fishing guides in the area and vary depending on the length of trip (half to full day), inshore charter or nearshore charter, and number of persons (1-3) in your private fishing charter. Call us and let’s book a fishing memory! 727-808-6688 BOAT PHONE…..
Gratuities are Customary and are Appreciated !!
Hello and welcome! I’m Capt. Rich Knox, a local Fishing guide with a lifetime of West Central Florida Gulf Coast fishing knowledge here in Tarpon Springs, New Port Richey, Clearwater, Palm Harbor and upper Tampa Bay.
Your fishing trip here 0n the Fl. Gulf Coast could be a backwater plunge into some of the best Snook fishing, Redfishing, and Trout fishing that Florida has to offer. Then, off to some of our breathtaking beaches and islands for some more Trout, Redfish, Snook, Flounder, plus Tarpon fishing.
As an expert fishing guide, I will go above and beyond to make your day on the water the most memorable and enjoyable fishing trip for you and your family 1-3 person, (per boat) novice to expert angler’s, private fishing charters. Groups of any size can be accommodated with multiple boat fishing charters, from large corporate outings to family reunion’s, big birthday bash’s, fishing charters for every occasion. With 23 years of local waters charter fishing and a lifetime of experience fishing in Florida, I will give you the 100% effort and know how, fishing charter adventure you’ve always dreamed of. YEAR ROUND FISHING ! ! !
We welcome Experienced, novice & junior anglers to some quality inshore/nearshore flats fishing, backcountry fishing with an experienced and seasoned fishing guide, that has a great attitude and a gentle nature. Safety is a top priority, as a United States Coast Guard Master certified captain I am equipped with an onboard EPIRB (Emergency Position Indicating Radio Beacon) that many charter captains do not provide, VHF radio with updated weather information, radar, and cell phone capability and the latest in all other safety equipement. Do yourself a favor and make sure your fishing guide is USCG licensed and Insured for you and your safety, equipped with all of these; they could save your life and are not required.
All fishing equipment is top of the line including Diawa, Penn and Shimano reels, G-loomis and Star fishing rods with Berkley super braid’s or there top-notch mono’s, Spiderwire Ultracast Invisi-braid, and Berkely Big Game Monofilament. The leader used is Berkley Vanish or Seaguar Fluorocarbon (INVISIBLE) and only the best hooks,Mustad, Owner and Gamakatsu. My number one objective is to deliver the best service that the Tarpon Springs fishing charters and New Port Richey fishing charter industry has to offer while providing an extremely fun, safe and exciting fish catching atmosphere. All you need to bring is your food, drinks, sunscreen and appropriate clothing depending on weather conditions. All other gear is supplied including licenses and ice and a knowledgeable 1st mate on larger parties.
At the end of our day when we return to the dock, all fish that can be kept will be cleaned, filleted, skinned, and bagged. You may want to bring a cooler just to transport your fish home, or you can have your catch cooked fresh right then and there at the marina grill, famous Miss Vicky’s on the water, welcome our customers like you who are looking to enjoy a relaxing lunch or evening in an old Florida atmosphere.