Lyons Charters

Come experience an enjoyable day on the water with Lyons Charters. Your captain for the day, Mark Lyons, has been fishing the Tampa Bay area for about 2 decades and knows all the best spots to put you on fish. He caters his trips to families and children, as well as novice and intermediate anglers.

Capt. Mark welcomes you aboard his 31’ SportCraft saltwater fishing boat. This fishing machine is powered by twin 330 HP Mercruiser engines and equipped with state-of-the-art navigational electronics. She’s spacious and has ample room for up to 6 guests to fish at the same time. She also comes with a private toilet, dry storage, and an icebox to keep your snacks and drinks fresh.

Children above the ages of 4 are welcome aboard. Capt. Mark takes his time with the kids and beginner anglers to make sure their comfortable and confident before heading out. He works tirelessly to put his customers on fish and make sure everyone is having a great time.

You’ll be fishing the inshore, nearshore, and intracoastal waters of Tampa in search of some of Florida’s most sought-after species. Your bucket list for the day includes Bluefish, Ladyfish, Black Seabass, Spanish Mackerel, White Grunts, Pufferfish, Mangrove Snapper, Blacktip Shark, King Mackerel, and Barracuda.

Top-quality Penn and Shimano rods and reels are available on board for everyone and are included in the price of the trip. Your fishing license, as well as catch cleaning services, are also included. All you have to bring is sun protection, your choice of snacks and drinks, and you’re all set.

Get ready for a fun adventure and create lasting memories on the water with your family. Lyons Charters will make sure your time aboard is fun, relaxing, and unforgettable. Start planning your trip today and come catch some fish with Capt. Mark!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    up to 6 persons
    This trip will see you fishing in the bay and intracoastal waters of Tampa, aboard a 31' SportCraft. You'll have the opportunity to target several predator species, such as Blacktip and Nurse Shark. Fishing tackle and licenses are included in the price of the trip.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    up to 6 persons
    Get ready for a fun adventure and hop aboard a comfortable and spacious 31' SportCraft. You'll target a variety of fish, including Ladyfish, Black Seabass, Mangrove Snapper, Sand Perch, Pufferfish, Sea Robins, Spanish Mackerel, Bluefish, and White Grunts. This is a great option for families, children, and novice anglers as you'll be mainly fishing in the protected nearshore and intracoastal waters of Tampa Bay. Rods, reels, tackle, and fishing licenses are included.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Trolling
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    up to 6 persons
    Trolling offers the opportunity to catch some of the areas larger predator fish such as King Mackerel, Grouper, Bonito and Spanish Mackerel. Aboard our 31' boat we may cover the bay shipping channels, nearshore or offshore areas. This is a great trip for novice and intermediate experience anglers.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $325
    up to 6 persons
    Get ready for an exhilarating adventure and target various Shark species in the bay and intracoastal waters of Tampa. You'll hop aboard the captain's comfortable 31' SportCraft, as he takes you to some of the hottest spots in the area. Rods, reels, tackle, and fishing licenses are included in the price of the trip.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $300
    up to 6 persons
    Hop aboard a 31' SportCraft and use light tackle to target a wide variety of fish. You'll be fishing in protected nearshore and intracoastal waters, targeting the likes of Seabass, Ladyfish, Sea Robins, Pufferfish, Sand Perch, Mangrove Snapper, Bluefish, Spanish Mackerel, and White Grunts. This is a great activity for families, children, and novice anglers. All gear and licenses are included in the price.

About the Captain

Mark Lyons
San Petersburgo, Florida, Estados Unidos
ID & License verified
Response time within an hour
Member since Enero 2020
Captain Mark Lyons grew up fishing the Great Lakes region, specifically Lake Erie and Lake Michigan. He’s run charters in the Bahamas, Mexico, and the Tampa Bay area where he currently owns and operates Lyons Charter. His favorite part of the job is being able to meet people from all walks of life, hear about their previous fishing adventures, and hopefully create some new ones.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Bluefish Bluefish
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Seabass (Black) Seabass (Black)
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)

Shark (Hammerhead) Shark (Hammerhead)
Shark (Nurse) Shark (Nurse)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Boat Specs

SportCraft (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2002. Powered by 2 330HP Mercruiser engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash

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