Greater Sarasota Fishing Charter Guide

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Welcome Fishing Enthusiasts

Cap’n Doug of Tearin’ Em Up! Charters, is located in. beautiful Sarasota, Florida, offers an impeccable fishing experience to every type of angler with its light tackle, saltwater fishing charters. With Captain Doug’s expertise of over 18 years in fishing the waters of Sarasota Bay, you are sure to explore the mesmerizing Sarasota Coastline, where a variety of delicious inshore and nearshore fish await you.

Whether you choose to explore the backcountry or the flats, you are bound to hook into the likes of Snook, Redfish, and Mangrove Snapper. If you venture a little further out, you will find yourself in the midst of Cobia and Permit, which are just waiting to be caught.

Captain Doug will provide you with all the gear and live bait needed for a successful day. Moreover, in case you decide to keep any of your catch, he will clean and fillet it for you after you return to the dock.

Your vessel for the day is a 20′ Angler Catamaran Hull saltwater fishing boat that can comfortably accommodate up to 4 anglers. Outfitted with state-of-the-art navigational electronics, such as GPS and Fishfinder, as well as a live well and ice box to keep your catch fresh, your fishing experience is bound to be one of a kind.

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We have many charter options to choose from

Fishing Charter Options

For an unforgettable adventure on the waters surrounding Sarasota, Florida, look no further than Tearin’ Em Up! Fishing Charters. With Cap’n Doug as your experienced and professional guide, you can rest assured that your fishing trip will be memorable and enjoyable.

Cap’n Doug is dedicated to providing exceptional service and putting you on the fish of your dreams. So, if you’re searching for a thrilling day out on the water, Tearin’ Em Up! Fishing Charters is the perfect choice.

1/2 Day (4 Hours) Inshore/Nearshore Fishing

3 Anglers $550 add another Angler $50

Where we fish on a daily basis depends on the weather and winds. We're always looking for big fish. We fish from the shallow water grass flats to the Gulf of Mexico Nearshore Reefs. Drinks Always Included


Lil Angler’s Fishing (3 Hours)

Up to 4 anglers (Kids under 10 yrs old) $450

Let's get your little one on their "First Fish Ever!" This trip is designed for folks with small children that might need only 3 hours of fishing and smaller kid fishing tackle


Solo Angler (4 hours)

This trip is designed for the avid angler, the fishing enthusiast, you'll fish with Cap'n Doug and will have a memorable time.

Solo Angler (4 hours) $385

Designed for the fishing enthusiast who wants to get out there and fish with Cap'n Doug. We'll have a memorable time.

We pick up all around Greater Sarasota & Her Keys

Pick Up Locations

We pick up all over the Greater Sarasota Bay Area. Hart’s Landing in preferred, under the John Ringling Bridge in Downtown Sarasota, Florida

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Lil Pirate Treasure Hunt

Step on ye Ole Sea Turtle and get ready for adventure! There are treasures hidden on the local islands. We Have Everything! Eye Patches, Pirate Hats Yee Ole "Treasure Map in a Bottle" Routine...

Manatee & Dolphin Cruises

Eco-Nature Tour

We are blessed with many Mangrove Islands that hold a vast assortment of Wild Seabirds, Local Manatees and playful Dolphin. Cruise the local waters, lay back and enjoy the natural sounds and sights.

Sandbar Hopping

Sandbar Shelling

Sand-dollars, Sea-Horse, Urchins, Sea-Stars, and an assortment of Sea Shells fit for any necklace. Usually heading for The Big Island, in search of cool shells and fun times.

Discover the Beauty of Nature: Adventure Tours and Sandbar Shelling Excursions

Experience the best of Siesta Key and Sarasota, Florida with our family-friendly Nature Tour and Sandbar Shelling Excursion. Our full-service excursion offers a comfortable and stylish boat ride through the scenic inshore waters of Sarasota Bay, where you can catch sight of playful dolphins, sleepy manatees, sea turtles, ospreys, bald eagles, and various seabirds. Join us for an unforgettable adventure in the backwaters of Siesta Key.

All Tours are Priced
$450 ~ 3 Hours
4 Adults Max or a Family of 6 with Small Children
We Have Everything!
Beverages & Healthy Snacks Provided
Low Stress and Minimal Activity Required
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Inshore & Gulf Reefs Fishing Charters

Eco Nature Tours & Sandbar Shelling Trips

Cell (941) 587-6150

If I don’t answer right away, it’s because I’m on a fishing charter. Please be patient and leave a message. I will call you back as soon as I get on dry land. I have plenty of openings, Let’s Go Set The Hook!

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