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Welcome to Shallow Point Charters! We offer fishing charters and explore Tampa Bay’s picturesque 450 square miles of waterways from St. Petersburg to Clearwater. With us, you can experience the thrill of a lifetime when you target Tarpon inshore or hunt for large Sharks offshore. Our experienced Captain David N. Beede Jr. is knowledgeable and accommodating, making sure each and every guest enjoys a great day out on the water. Come aboard, and let’s get fishing!

Captain Dave is an experienced and accomplished saltwater angler, having fished the waters of Tampa Bay since 1998, with multiple tournament wins and placements since 2007. He has also traveled to places like Ireland, the Bahamas, Cabo San Lucas and Alaska in pursuit of that elusive big catch. Not only does he enjoy hitching big catches for himself, he also loves to teach others about fishing and shares his passion with them, especially children. Captain Dave’s enthusiasm for the sport makes him the perfect choice for any level of angler.

Captain David Beede Jr’s boat at Shallow Point Charters perfectly combines comfort, power, and efficiency. With a 250 hp Yamaha 4 stroke engine, 10 ft. PowerPoles, a 14-foot tower with 16 rod holders and a 9 ft. beam for six anglers to fish comfortably. It will make your day first class from inshore flats fishing to offshore fishing with its unmatched floating capability in 10 inches of water and a powerful motor. With unbeatable features and an experienced first mate, you’ll be sure to have an unforgettable fishing experience.

Fishing with Shallow Point Charters is a must-do adventure for those looking to experience the best of Tampa Bay’s waters. With abundant fish species like Snook, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Tarpon, Flounder, Jacks, Sharks (including Bull Sharks and Hammer Heads), Cobia, Amberjacks, Mackerel, Grouper and Snapper, you can have an unforgettable day of fishing – and perhaps even the elusive Inshore Slam of a Redfish, Sea Trout and Snook all in one day.

Shallow Point Charters provides anglers with a variety of fishing techniques to maximize their chances of catching fish. From sight fishing in shallow waters to trolling offshore for big game fish and bottom fishing and jigging at reefs – Captain Dave is an expert in all of these methods and more. He will use his knowledge to help you bring home the biggest catch possible.

Shallow Point Charters offers unforgettable fishing experiences with a range of charters. From 4 to 8 hours, you can enjoy inshore, nearshore, Tarpon, shark, night and bow fishing trips. Our experienced captains will guide you along the way while you reel in memories and catch your trophy fish. Join us for an adventure that’s sure to create lasting memories.

Shallow Point Charters offers a memorable kids’ fishing camp in Tampa Bay. Our professional fishing guides provide 5-6 hours of guided fishing and seminars on cast netting, bait selection, boating safety, and more. Lunch is included daily, with options on the boat or at local restaurants. Enjoy an unforgettable experience with a maximum of 6 kids per day.

Shallow Point Charters provide the best fishing experience with top-of-the-line gear and live and dead bait. You should bring comfortable clothing, polarized glasses, a protective hat, sunscreen, food and drinks (beer allowed!), and comfortable shoes without black soles. The cooler will be stocked with plenty of ice; however, no bananas or spray sunscreen is allowed. Come with a positive attitude to have fun.

Shallow Point Charters is the perfect choice for a memorable fishing experience. From expert guidance to up-to-date equipment and safety protocols, you are sure to have an unforgettable day on the water. Our captain has years of experience navigating the local waters and knowing where to find the best catches. We can’t wait to take you out for an amazing day filled with fun and plenty of fish!

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  • Bruce Ciallella
    Bruce Ciallella
    a month ago

    What an amazing charter! My family (wife, 11 yr old, 8 yr old and 2 yr old) went with Captain Dave and from the moment we put bait in the water we were catching fish. The jacks were basically jumping in the boat as soon as a line went out, we were reeling in a fish we caught over 2 dozen and were entertained with a couple of dolphins playing around the boat. We then went to try and catch a redfish or two. Well we caught half a dozen and one was better than the next. We caught beautiful spotted reds, an absolute monster red and a trophy worthy one. I could not have been more impressed with the charter and HIGHLY RECOMMEND. Captain Dave was great with my kids and the experience is one we will be talking about forever.

  • Dustin Anderson
    Dustin Anderson
    a month ago

    Captain Dave is amazing! He went the extra mile to ensure we caught a ton of fish! My son and I had an amazing time on his boat. My son says that Dave should be awarded an infinity star review. If you’re looking to catch fish in Tampa, look no further.

  • Joshua Bradney
    Joshua Bradney
    a year ago

    This was the highlight of my year for sure!! Cannot have gone any better. Everything was on point and we caught fish!!! David was an amazing guide and knows these waters so well!!! Every cast we caught a fish. Even a few times the second the bait hit. (Fish on) I highly highly recommend going on a trip with David. Will not regret it at all. And you’ll walk away proud of catching fish with his knowledge of the fish and waters. Can’t wait to come back and have another fishing trip with David.

  • Rhonda Niska
    Rhonda Niska
    3 months ago

    We had an unforgettable experience fishing with Captain Dave! This captain is very passionate and extremely knowledgeable and he works hard to make sure you have constant action. Your success is his success! Great equipment, plenty of bait and plenty of tips and tricks to get them fish in the boat. Thank you, Captain for a memorable time...you are like no other.

  • Brian DeVault
    Brian DeVault
    2 months ago

    My family and I just recently completed two days on charter with Captain Dav. He is one of the best in the business for sure. We’ve been coming down to the Florida area and fishing many different regions, including the keys and this was our first time to fish the Tampa Bay area. He put us on the fish immediately. He catered to both of my children which very widely in age, and was great with both of them, and made sure to include them in all of the days activities. On day two, we ventured out a bit and went and explored shell beach and some other tourist attractions, but he also seemed to work in some exclusive fishing spots on the way. I would highly recommend his services if you’re looking for someone in the Tampa Bay area to take you out on a charter or on a fishing trip. Great guy, great boat and great time!

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