Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)

Blue Matters Fishing Charter Service

Capt. Julio Lima St. Petersburg, FL Incorporated Licensed Insured

Explore the beautiful blue waters of Florida’s West Coast with Blue Matters Fishing Charter Service and Captain Julio Lima. You will have a Florida fishing trip filled with memories that will last a lifetime!

 

Captain Julio owns and operates Blue Matters Fishing Charter Service. Capt. Julio grew up fishing the waters of St. Petersburg and Boca Grande. He is a Veteran and a former police officer. Captain Julio is passionate about fishing and he loves to share his passion and experience and love of the water with all of his customers. Beginners and pros, young and old, women and children, are all welcome on an adventurous fishing trip with Blue Matters Fishing Charter Service.

 

Captain Julio helms 25’ Bay Boat. His vessel is powered by a 300HP Suzuki engine and it comes outfitted with a wireless trolling motor, downriggers, power poles, and a cooler. A GPS and fish finder are on board to help lead you to the best bites. You’ll also find a VHF radio and USCG approved safety equipment on Captain Julio’s boat. The spacious deck will comfortably accommodate you and 3 guests. 

 

On your trip with Blue Matters Fishing Charter Service you and your guests will be supplied with top of the line rods, reels, tackle, and lures. Fresh bait and the fishing license for you and all of your guests will also be supplied for your fishing trip. Bring your favorite people, drinks, and snacks and get ready to get right down to the business of fishing. Captain Julio has trips from a half day to a full day and a Sandbar Party Trip. He offers 10% discounts to all first responders and members of the military and their families. After years of serving his community, he is still dedicated to giving back, and what better way to do so than offering such a fun and recreational activity?

 

Blue Matters Fishing Charter Service will have you fishing all of the best honey holes on the inshore and offshore waters of St. Petersburg. Amberjack, Hogfish, Mangrove Snapper, Sharks, Spanish Mackerel, Tripletail, Cobia, Jack Crevalle, Permit, Sheepshead, Spotted Seatrout, Grouper, Redfish, and Snook are just a few of the species you’ll target as well as The Silver King, Tarpon. After your successful day on the water with Blue Matters Fishing Charter Service, the First Mate will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home for dinner.

 

Book your fishing trip today with Blue Matters Fishing Charter Service and Captain Julio Lima. They’ll give you a rod bending fishing adventure on the Florida waters of the West Coast that will have your coolers overflowing! 

 

  Launch Location

6701 34th Street South, St. Petersburg

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Trips start at $250

6 Trips

1-5 guests

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2017 25' Bay Boat

300 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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private

SAND BAR PARTY TRIP

Includes 5 guests

Trip time: 11:00am to 3:00pm (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

We will take you to a local sandbar or out to the beautiful beaches at Egmont Key State Park for the day. Great way to celebrate a birthday or any other social get together with family or friends. You can also chose to sightsee or travel to a local waterfront restaurant or bar for drinks.

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INSHORE HALF DAY TRIP

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 8:00am to 12:00pm (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

This is a 4-5 hour trip and we usually target Redfish, Snook and Trout. We also offer the option to pull in for lunch at one of our waterfront restaurants on any of our inshore trips.

Includes:
digital photos, drinks,

Ice, Water
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private

CAPTAIN YOUR BOAT CONSULTATION TRIP

Includes 4 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 3:00pm (8 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Captain Lima has run boats as big as 40’ and has a vast amount of experience with most outboard powered boats. I have thousands of proven numbers from nearshore up to 100 miles offshore. Let Captain Lima run your boat and teach you everything you need to know to have success on your future trips.

Will leave all numbers fished stored in your GPS.
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INSHORE FULL DAY TRIP

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 8:00am to 2:00pm (6 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

This is a 6-7 hour inshore trip and we usually target Redfish, Snook, Trout or Mackerel. We also offer the option of a quick stop for lunch at one of our fine waterfront dining establishments with any of our inshore trips.

Includes:
digital photos, drinks,

Ice, Water
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TARPON FISHING TRIP

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 1:00pm (6 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

The hours will vary on these trips depending on tide conditions but we will target Tarpon on our beaches or area bridges and passes. We also offer dead bait bottom fishing or as we locals call it “Slinging Shad”. 

Includes:
digital photos, drinks,

Ice, Water
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private

FULL DAY TRIP – NEARSHORE/KINGFISH

Includes 2 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 2 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 3:00pm (8 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

This is Our Nearshore trip to target Kingfish, Hogfish, Snapper or Permit on our Nearshore Wrecks and Reefs, up to nine miles out in the Gulf of Mexico.

Includes:
digital photos, drinks,

Ice, Water
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Latest Fishing Report

    Fish Species

    Amberjack
    Cobia
    Grouper
    Hogfish
    Jack Crevalle
    King Mackerel
    Mangrove Snapper
    Permit
    Redfish
    Sharks
    Sheepshead
    Snook
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spotted Seatrout
    Tarpon
    Tripletail

    Additional Details

    Safety Features

    • Life Jackets
    • Fire Extinguishers
    • First-Aid Equipment
    • CPR-Trained Crew
    • Flares
    • VHF Radio

    Navigation

    • GPS
    • Fishfinder

    Boat Features

    • Cooler

    Boat Gear

    • First Mate
    • Downriggers
    • Livewell
    • Wireless Trolling Motor
    • Power Poles

    Fishing Techniques

    • Bottom Fishing
    • Light Tackle
    • Spinning
    • Trolling

    Fishing Policies

    • Children Welcome
    • Clients Keep Catch

    Price Includes

    • Catch Cleaning & Filleting
    • Fishing License
    • Fresh or Live Bait
    • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle

    Minimum Age

    • All Ages Welcome

    Fishing Location

    • Backcountry
    • Flats
    • Inshore
    • Nearshore
    • Offshore
    • Wreck

    About the Vessel

    Captain

    Capt. Julio Lima

    Boat Type

    Bay Boat

    Boat Length

    25

    Year Built

    2017

    Engine Manufacturer

    Suzuki

    Number of Engines

    1

    Engine Horsepower

    300 HP

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