Tampa & St Petersburg Fishing Charters

Whether your in town on business or someone looking to simply enjoy a day on the water Tampa Bay fishing Charters has got you covered. Gulfside Fishing Charters has been owned and operated by Capt.Wes Burns for 25 years.  Treat yourself to the finest light tackle fishing in the world. The excitement of such a fishing adventure is exhilarating and not soon forgotten. A fishing charter is more than just fishing ,it can be a time for a father and son to bond, families to do something different together, or just a get away for a day.

Call or text 813-394-7509 now to book a trip with Gulfside Fishing Charters.

 The Captain

Capt. Wes Burns is a native and a full-time fishing guide in the Tampa Bay region and has logged a lifetime of experience on the water. He specializes in inshore fishing in Tampa bay, and provides an entertaining and educational guided fishing trip on the water of Tampa Bay. The past two and a half decades of fishing locally has given Capt.Wes the knowledge and experience to make your charter successful in Tampa Bay. Capt.Wes is very personable, easy going, kid friendly, and hard working. As a young boy he was introduced to saltwater targeting snook, trout, redfish, tarpon, and more. He is passionate toward guiding his clients to the same shallow water game fish that got him hooked. Fishing is a way of life for Capt Wes Burns.


What to Expect on your Tampa Bay Fishing Charters

You will be fishing out of a 2004 22 foot Pathfinder powered by a Yahama Vmax 200 horsepower. Built solid and with comfort in mind. Tons of room to bring whatever you need.It is customer and kid friendly. It has a 65 quart Engel cooler on board with ice and water provided. The pathfinder boat will fish up to 4 people comfortable. The rods Capt. Wes use are Tsunami 7’6 light to medium action rods when fishing for snook, reds, trout, and more. When fishing for tarpon, sharks, and grouper he will us 7ft. heavy action Tsunami rods. We will be fishing with live bait and artificial lures. Live bait is my main choice thru out the out the year. Artificial can be requested.


Call or Text Capt Wes Burns for your Tampa Bay Fishing Adventure. 813-394-7509

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