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Charter Information

Come aboard and let the good times start! Capt. Kris provides a custom inshore fishing boat and all the gear, the rest is up to you! There will be plenty of ice to keep your catch fresh and we will personally clean and bag your catch for you. Bait will be ready and waiting when you board including shiners, threadfins and pinfish, or you can have the option of riding along and to see how we put fresh bait in the livewell.

Interested in fishing the Tampa Bay area for a corporate party? Captain Kris can line up additional boats making Tailing Tales Charters your turn-key solution. Fish together in a group or make things even more exciting and have your own mini tournament. Anything is possible!!


Full Day (8 hours)

¾ Day (6 hours) 

½ Day (4 hours)




Rates are based on 1-2 people and each additional person is $50.00 extra.

A deposit is required upon scheduling a charter with Tailing Tales. The deposit is fully refundable if the charter is cancelled 1-2 weeks in advance, or at the discrepancy of Capt. Kris due to the weather.

We Provide

All necessary fishing gear
Fishing Licenses
Cooler and Ice

You Should Bring

Sunscreen (30 SPF or higher)
Food and Drink – so the fish don’t wear you out
And… your camera!!


Capt. Kris can pick you up on Anna Maria Island or anywhere along the Manatee River that has easy access to I-75 or major roads leading to a boat ramp. The pickup location will be discussed at the time of scheduling the charter with Tailing Tales.

Contact us to schedule a charter!