Gulfstream Charters is a family-run business and one of the largest and longest-running charter companies on Florida’s west coast. Captain Maxie is a seasoned skipper and highly respected in Clearwater. He has been a fishing boat captain since 1954, and after twenty years of working for others, he decided to captain his own ship. Now he has a fleet of fourof the best in Clearwater built to take you for a great day on the water. They have many different charters to meet any angler’s needs no matter what they want to hook on to.
The original Gulfstream is a 40′ custom yacht with enough room to accommodate more than six people and up to 10 ready anglers. It has been one of the best fishing vessels in Clearwater since 1977. The Gulfstream II is the Gold Standard of the Clearwater charter fishing fleet. It is a 51′ custom-built sport fishing boat that accommodates large parties, families, corporate charters and bachelor/bachelorette parties. There are two other boats, the Ragin Cajun and the Wizard. All these vessels are custom-built boats specially for charter fishing, safety and comfort with the latest fish finding and navigation.
The inshore waters of Clearwater are filled with Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, and Spotted Seatrout. Cobia, Mackerel, Seabass, Snapper and Grouper are all found nearshore and offshore you can troll for Tuna, Mahi Mahi and Sailfish or bottom fish for large sized Grouper, Hogfish, Red Snapper and Amberjacks. Captain Maxie will know which techniques you need to use depending on what type of fish you want to target.
Gulfstream Charters are very flexible with your schedule offering 4,5,6,8,10, and 12-hour trips, specialty offshore bill fishing and multi-day charters. You will have the time of your life on board and come home with a cooler full of fish.
Bring plenty of food and drinks, sunglasses, hats, towels, sunscreen, a camera to capture those great fishing moments, soft-soled or boat shoes (This is for your safety as much as to protect the boat) and a cooler to take your fish home. We will provide the ice, rods, reels and bait.