Explorer Fishing Charters

Capt. Ronald Gauthier Sarasota, FL Incorporated Licensed Insured

Explorer Fishing Charters and Captain Ron Gauthier invite you for a fishing adventure of a lifetime on the waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Captain Ron is the operates Explorer Fishing Charter in Sarasota, Florida. He grew up fishing the Great Lakes. Captain Ron has been charter fishing for 25 years. He knows where the honey holes are to get you your dream fish. Captain Ron enjoys giving people the times of their lives while creating memories all while learning new things at the same time.

Captain Ron welcomes you and your guests on his 28’ center console. She’s powered by twin 250HP Yamaha engines. All USCG approved safety gear is on board. You will also modern fish finding electronics outfitted such as a GPS, radar, and a fish finder. Downriggers, outriggers, and a live well for fresh bait is also on board. Explorer Fishing Charters welcomes up to 6 anglers of all skill levels and children of all ages.

Explorer Fishing Charters sets you up for success on your fishing trip with all of the top of the line rods, reels, tackle, and lures that are available for you to use. Fresh bait will be supplied on your trip as well as the fishing license for you and all of your guests. Grab your snacks and drinks and get ready for an awesome day on the water with Captain Ron.

Whether you’re new to the sport of fishing or an eager angler, your day with Explorer Fishing Charters is sure to be fun and thrilling. You can expect a multitude of species biting your line including African Pompano, Cobia, Porgy, Snook, Triggerfish, Wahoo, Amberjack, Black Seabass, Hogfish, Mahi Mahi, Spanish Mackerel, Tripletail, Yellowtail, Barracuda, Blackfin Tuna, Flounder, King Mackerel, Pompano, Sharks, Tarpon, and different species of Snapper and Grouper. After your bountiful day on the water with Explorer Fishing Charters, Captain Ron will clean and fillet your fish for you to take home and enjoy.

For an authentic Florida fishing trip with a Captain who truly loves these waters book your trip today with Explorer Fishing Charters and Captain Ron Gauthier of Sarasota, Florida.

833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)

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  Launch Location

1505 Ken Thompson Parkway, Sarasota

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Trips start at $600

3 Trips

1-6 guests

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2007 28' Center Console

250 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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private

4 HOUR NEARSHORE

Includes 4 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 4 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

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

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Ice, bottled water
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private

6 HOUR TRIP

Includes 4 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 4 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

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

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Ice, bottled water
Close details

private

8 HOUR TRIP

Includes 4 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 4 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

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

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Ice, bottled water
Close details

Fish Species

African Pompano
Amberjack
Barracuda
Black Grouper
Black Seabass
Blackfin Tuna
Cobia
Cubera Snapper
Flounder
Grouper
Hogfish
King Mackerel
Lesser Amberjack
Mahi Mahi
Mangrove Snapper
Mutton Snapper
Permit
Pompano
Porgy
Red Grouper
Red Snapper
Redfish
Sea Bass
Sharks
Snook
Spanish Mackerel
Tarpon
Triggerfish
Tripletail
Tuna
Wahoo
Yellowtail

Additional Details

Safety Features

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

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar

Boat Features

  • Cooler

Boat Gear

  • Downriggers
  • Livewell
  • Outriggers

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Handline
  • Jigging
  • Kite Fishing
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Price Includes

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

Minimum Age

  • All ages welcome

Fishing Location

  • Inshore
  • Nearshore
  • Offshore
  • Reef
  • Wreck

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Ronald Gauthier

Boat Type

Center Console

Boat Length

28

Year Built

2007

Engine Manufacturer

Yamaha

Number of Engines

2

Engine Horsepower

250 HP