FAQ

Below is a list of questions we get asked the most often, and the answers to those questions. We hope you find this information useful in the planning of your fishing adventure with us. Please feel free to contact us at any time with additional questions you may have. We look forward to seeing you on board with Captain Morgan’s Fishing Adventures

What’s included in the price of a charter?
Your fare includes bait, ice, tackle, rod/reel, fish cleaning, fishing instruction, and email digital photos of your trip.
Do I need a fishing license to fish on your boat?
No. All passengers are covered under our recreational charter boat license.
What do I need to bring for my trip?

  1. Sun block, hat, sunglasses and light colored clothes are suggested for the summer months. Warmer clothes in the winter months.
  2. Any food and soft drinks you would like for duration of the trip.
  3. White soled sneakers or deck shoes. No black soled shoes please.
  4. Sea sick prevention pills or patch. If you feel you are susceptible to motion sickness, we suggest you take Dramamine or any other brand the night before your trip, then just before you get on board. All local pharmacies carry them, as well as patches for more advanced cases.

What should I leave behind?
Please do not bring the following aboard. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.

  • Illegal Drugs or Contraband
  • Hard Liquor
  • Dark Soled or Hard Soled shoes (boat shoes, or sneakers are suggested)
  • GPS or Loran type navigational devices
  • Cell Phones

Can I bring alcoholic beverages aboard?
You are welcome to bring beer and consume in moderation. No Hard liquor of any type is permitted.
Can I bring my own rods/reels and tackle?
You can if you wish (2 per person max.), however, it is not necessary as we provide them for you on board.
Can I bring a cooler on board?
Our on-board coolers are available for your personal use. We ask that you plan on using them to prevent clutter on deck. We do suggest you bring a cooler in your vehicle to carry your fillets home in. We will gladly ice your cooler for you.
What time do we leave?
Departure times are flexible based on the type of trip you are booking. Your captain or mate will assist you in deciding your departure time and location while you are planning your trip.
How do I book a trip with you?
Once you have decided on a date(s) and type of trip you’d like, you can call at 813-892-4224 for availability. We are always available to help you with your decision.
A $200.00 deposit is required at the time of booking, to hold your date/trip.
What type of payments do you accept?
We prefer cash or money order. We are unable to accept personal checks. If you wish to pay by credit card you may do so Please note that trip must be paid in full prior to departure. If balance is due on the day of your trip, please pay your captain in cash or travelers check when you arrive at the dock.
What is your cancellation policy?
To receive a full refund of your deposit, we ask that you give us no less than 7 days notice prior to scheduled departure time. Trips cancelled by us anytime prior to departure, due to weather, mechanical, or other unforeseen circumstances will be refunded within 7 days of cancellation.
Can we keep what we catch?
Yes you can, however, you must stay within legal size and bag limits on all species of which such limits apply.
What can I do with my fish if I am visiting from out of town or just don’t feel like cooking them?
We have several local restaurants that will cook your fish and give a couple sides with your meal. Please ask the captain for a restaurant that is in your area.
How do I get a fish I caught mounted?
We use one of the finest taxidermists in the area, and would be glad to assist you in having your trophy catch mounted and shipped to your location.