Meet Captain Todd Walker

Todd Walker

Sarasota, FL Captain Todd Walker

Meet Sarasota’s Top Charter Captain, Todd Walker and Bay Walker One Charters

Capt. Todd Walker owns and operates Bay Walker One Charters, a third-generation fishing charter operation based in Sarasota, Florida. A native of Sarasota, he has been fishing local waters since childhood and is eager to share his experience and knowledge with clients looking for an enjoyable day out on the water.

The Bay Walker One is a custom flat fishing boat for shallow fishing with a 2017 Mercury outboard and can accommodate up to four anglers. Captain Jon "Todd" Walker will navigate the boat to where the fishing action is, whether in the Bay or along the beaches.

Capt. Todd specialize in using light tackle and live bait to catch all game and sport fish in Florida. From Grouper and Cobia to Snook and Redfish. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, we welcome you and your kids. Capt. Todd will make sure to you'll have the best fishing experience!

Bay Walker One Charters will take you fishing on the nearshore waters and flats around the Sarasota Bay. There is a great variety of fish by the shore all over the Sarasota area and you can fish for the following: Black Drum, Cobia, Redfish, Mangrove Snapper, Snook, and Speckled Trout. Sarasota also gets an annual Tarpon migration so call ahead to find out when the best time is to catch these silver giants. Todd’s fishing boat has fish finder equipment installed and he has gleaned years of knowledge on where to fish. To aid you in catching them, he provides Ugly Sticks rods and Penn reels.

Live bait is included in the price of your fishing charter and it’s up to you whether you want to catch it at the start of the fishing trip with Todd or for him to pick it up beforehand so you can get straight to the big ones. Your fishing license is also covered and fish cleaning. Be sure to bring your sunblock and camera for capturing your prized catch of the day. Space tends to book up, so please contact Bay Walker One Charters to book the Sarasota Bay fishing adventure of a lifetime!

Deposit: A 20% deposit is required for all online bookings.

Balance: The remaining balance is due in cash or credit card on the day of the trip. Tips: Tips are greatly appreciated for a job well done.

Guest Cancellation: In the event that you need to request a cancellation, you must do so 14 days before your charter date in order to receive a refund for your deposit.  

Guide Cancellation: In the rare event that your guide must cancel, you will receive your deposit in full

Expertise & Attributes

41 Years of Experience

Good with Large Groups
Good with New Anglers
Good with Families
Good with Kids
Live Bait

Gear & Equipment

Live Bait

My Boat


Boat Type: Motorboat (engine-powered)

Boat Guest Capacity: 3

Boat Length: 20

Manufacturer Name: Custom Willies (Flats boat)

Model Year: 1996

Number of Engines: 1

Horsepower per Engine: 150

Maximum Cruising Speed: 29

Boat Registration: Not Given

Features: GPS, Fish Finder, Ice-Box, Livewell / Live Bait Tank

Bay Walker 1
The Bay Walker One is a custom flat fishing boat for shallow fishing with a 2017 Mercury outboard and can accommodate up to four anglers.