Our captains are the finest in the field. Travel and fish with the best of the best!
Captain jimmy bitzas
Captain Jimmy grew up in New York and has been fishing since the 1980’s he has fished all over the country from the East Coast to the Midwest and the West Coast. One of his favorite locations has always been the West Coast of Florida because of the abundance of different kind of species. His love for fishing inspired him to obtain his Master 25 ton Captains license from the United States Coast Guard so he can share his expertise and love of the sport with people from all over the world. Whether you are a first time fisherman or an expert, whether you want to fish the flats or check out Florida’s precious reef, Captain Jimmy is your guide. He is friendly and always has safety on his mind and loves to watch people catch fish. His favorite saying is “you never know what you’re going to bring up”. Come join him for memorable day on the water.
Captain Mike Rabon
It all started with my love for fishing. Fishing for me is not just a job, it's a passion. I not only enjoy catching fish, but I also love putting people on fish and watching their excitement when they hook a big one. Being a fishing captain was always a dream of mine and I am excited to finally have the opportunity to achieve that goal, and to share it with others. There is no better feeling than being out on the water and taking in the wildlife and surroundings. It doesn't get much
better than Florida's Gulf Coast. It is one of the most relaxing and peaceful places on earth.
Captain Jimmy Hartley
My love for fishing began at a young age, pond hopping for largemouth bass in Durham, North Carolina. When my family moved to Florida and I set foot in the Gulf of Mexico I never looked back. I spent the majority of the last 25 plus years inshore fishing the waters from Tarpon Springs to Clearwater. I’ve also fished the offshore from the Middle Grounds west to Louisiana hunting for grouper to yellowfin tuna.
In 2001 I married my high school sweetheart (SMARTEST MOVE I EVER MADE😊) In 2004 we had the first of four boys, ages ranging from 16 to 8. Their passion for the outdoors is the same as mine and when they’re not playing sports we’re on the water. This past March we added one more addition to the family, we rescued a one-year old yellow lab named Ridge.
I love getting families out on the water to experience what our area has to offer. Having a large family has taught me how to be patient when working with young kids. There’s nothing more exciting to me than seeing the smiles on the faces of families while out fishing.
The scenery here is second to none, the water is beautiful, and the fishing is incredible! I look forward to seeing you soon!
Captain Fred Heidgerken
Captain Fred is a third generation Floridian in the Tampa Bay Area and second generation commercial Mariner. He has been fishing the waters from Hernando County to Tampa bay for over twenty years and has been a licensed fishing guide since 2010. Captain Fred is not only a full time charter captain but also actively competes in a variety of inshore fishing tournaments throughout the Tampa Bay Area where he attempts to showcase his time on the water.
CAPTAIN JAMIE SMITH
Captain Jamie has been fishing both the salt and fresh waters of Florida since he was a young boy. His many exciting experiences and his love of the great outdoors have led him to share his passion for fishing with others. As a U.S. Coast Guard Master Captain with extensive knowledge of local waters and seasonal fishing patterns, Captain Jamie provides professional and memorable guide services. Enjoy catching all species of saltwater fish that the West Coast has to offer.