Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info
About Bay Walker One Charters
Where does Bay Walker One Charters fish ?
We fish the Sarasota, FL area, including Gulf of Mexico, Sarasota Bay, Bradenton Beach, Longboat Key, Lido Key, South Tampa Bay.
What are the target fish ?
Target fish include Black Drum, Cobia, Redfish, Grey Snapper, Snook, Tarpon, Tripletail and more
Where in Sarasota, FL to we meet our guests ?
We meet at Son of a Fish/Bay Walker One ( 1708 Ken Thompson Pkwy, Sarasota, FL 34236, USA )
Do I need a STATE Fishing license ?
Yes, a Fishing license is required
Where do I get a STATE Fishing license ?
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Fishing
Florida residents and visitors 16 years of age and older are required to possess a Florida freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing license when engaged in active or passive fishing activities. However, you do not need a saltwater fishing license if saltwater fishing from a for-hire vessel (guide, charter, party boat) that has a valid charter license or from a vessel whose operator has a valid recreational saltwater vessel license issued in the name of the operator of the vessel. If you are looking for online access for a license, please check Go Outdoors Florida here: https://license.gooutdoorsflorida.com/Licensing/CustomerLookup.aspx
How much should I Tip?
It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!
Do I need to bring my own gear?
No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.