Tony Frankland

Tampa Bay Captain Tony Frankland

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Get To Know Captain Tony Frankland, An Expert Tampa Bay Fishing Guide and Hop Aboard His Boat

About Captain Tony

Captain Tony Frankland was born and raised in the Tampa Bay area of Florida and has been a fishing charter captain for over 20 years. He started Tampa Bay Fishing Charters to provide visitors, locals, and groups with an opportunity to experience the best that Florida's fisheries have to offer. Captain Tony is dedicated to providing an enjoyable day out on the water no matter your skill level or experience.



Inshore Fishing

Captain Tony specializes in inshore fishing, and his favorite technique is light tackle. Utilizing this method requires a delicate touch, as the tackle used is light and needs to be carefully handled so that the fish are not scared away before they can be caught.


Most Suitable Guests:

Captain Tony welcomes all ages and skill levels of anglers, and families with kids to experience the thrill of inshore fishing in Tampa Bay. With decades of experience under his belt, Captain Tony guarantees an unforgettable day out on the water.

Fish Species You Can Expect:

On any given outing with Captain Tony, you can expect to find Cobia, Bluefish, Crevalle Jack, Redfish, and Snook. All of these fish inhabit the shallow waters of Tampa Bay and its nearby estuaries. With a few tips from the knowledgeable captain himself, anglers will have no problem finding success in hauling up one or more of these delicious table fish!

The Boat:

His boat is a 22-foot vessel that was originally built in 2008. It has a 200HP Suzuki engine and can reach speeds of up to 38 knots when traveling at its maximum speed. The boat's length is 22 feet, and it can accommodate up to 4 people at once. He will ensure your safety while providing world-class service which will make your boating adventure one that you'll never forget!


Take advantage of spectacular seasonal fishing in the Gulf of Mexico and book your Tampa Bay Fishing Charter today!

Capt. Tony Frankland Inshore Fishing Available Trips


Expertise & Attributes

34 Years of Experience

fishing Attributes

Master Guide
Nature / Wildlife Views
Saltwater Fishing
Good with Large Groups
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes

Rods, Reels & Tackle

Live Bait

Fishing License

What to Bring

Food and drinks

Sun protection (sunscreen, sunglasses & hats)

Weather Appropriate Clothes

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout

BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.

GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 7 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability.

GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit.

TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip.