Fishing Charters for Anglers, Families, and Corporate Events.

Serving the Florida Atlantic and Gulf Coasts


Your Fishing Adventure Starts Here…

Florida is home to an incredible variety of fish and some of the world’s best fishing. From deep-sea monsters to inshore predators, we bring the thrill of landing the state’s most sought after game fish to you. Our USCG Licensed Captains will target a variety of fish depending on the season including Shark, Grouper, Snapper, Amberjack, Wahoo, Kingfish, Barracuda, Sailfish, Tarpon, Mahi, Cobia, and Tuna.

Charter Service Locations

Servicing the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts


Known worldwide as the greatest Tarpon Fishing destination in the world but Boca Grande offers so much more!



Awesome year-round fishing adventures are found off the coast of Venice to Sarasota Florida!



The inshore and back country fishing grounds of Charlotte Harbor are home to some of the most prized sport fish in the area. Experience some of the best action Florida has to offer!



Abundant reefs, wrecks, and ledges make for great Nearshore fishing or head out farther for exciting deep sea adventures!



Orlando is the tourist capital of the world and a short distance from some of the best fishing in the world! Take a break from the parks to experience offshore fun!


The Offshore Boat

Fish like the pros on the Deepwater Assassins Tournament Team’s very own offshore vessel. The 30′ Pro-Line Sport Center Console is an offshore machine boasting tons of deck space and seating on it’s 10’10” beam, a marine head, and the latest Simard electronics.


Our Team

Our Captains are dedicated to providing the best possible experience for first-timers and trophy-hunters alike. When you book a charter with us, you can be assured that we are focused on making memories that last.

Mike Lyons


Captain Mike is an avid angler with a lifetime of experience landing big game fish on the Gulf and Atlantic Coasts. US Army Veteran and US Coast Guard ceritified.

Craig McCarthy


Captain Craig is a Southwest Florida native and an expert on the best spots to catch the most popular inshore and backcountry fish species. US Coast Guard certified.


First Mate

First Mate Chandler is a dedicated, well-rounded angler who has years of experience with big game fish in the Florida Gulf. 


First Mate

First Mate Brian is a Florida Native who has been fishing the central Florida east coast for well-over 10 years. First Aid and CPR certified.


Nearshore & Inshore Charter Rates

Nearshore up to 9 miles from the coast, intercoastal, bays and estuaries. Prices include up to 4 people and do not include gratuities for the team. Fuel surcharge may be applied to trips that exceed more than 20 miles total distance. The Captain will target whatever is biting.

4 Hour Half Day – $450

8 Hour Full Day – $850


• Bait • Tackle • Ice in Cooler • Fishing License and Permits • Cleaned & Bagged Fish if applicable


Offshore Charter Rates

Up to 20 miles from the shore. Prices include up to 4 anglers and do not include gratuities for the team. Fuel surcharge may be applied to trips that exceed 40 miles total distance. The Captain will target whatever is biting.

5 Hour Half Day – $700

10 Hour Full Day – $1300


• Bait • Tackle • Ice in Cooler • Fishing License and Permits • Cleaned & Bagged Fish if applicable

Safety First

All of the Deepwater Assassins charter captains are licensed with the United States Coast Guard. All of our boats have the required US Coast Guard safety equipment including and automatic positioning device (EPIRB). Captains and crew are first aid and CPR certified.

Important Info

Please familiarize yourself with the information below.


• Water and drinks if you are not Door to Dock (no glass) • Food if you are not Door to Dock (no glass) • Polarized Sunglasses • Sunblock • Hat • Windbreaker • Boat shoes (no dark soles permitted) • Cooler to transport your catch if you are not Door to Dock • Motion sickness medication if you are susceptible


If the weather is unsafe due to lightening or Small Craft Warnings are in effect and we can’t reschedule, you will receive a refund of you deposit. Most of the time, we will wait until the morning of the trip to cancel because the forecast frequently changes overnight. If you cancel the trip, you must do so at least 2 weeks in advance to receive a refund of your deposit.


A 50% deposit is required to reserve your dates. Always call your Captain before 7pm the evening before your trip to confirm the weather. If the weather is questionable, it may be necessary for you to call again before you leave your home. The remaining balance is due the day of the trip.


Charter pricing does not include gratutities. You may tip the mate as all mates on all charters work strictly for tips. The average tip is 20% of the cost of the trip. If you believe that they have done a great job, please make sure to show your appreciation!


Please be on time or early for your scheduled charter. The clock starts on the agreed upon departure time whether you are ready to leave or not.


If you drop any equipment overboard, it will be your responsbility to pay for the replacement.


Tournament Team

Capt. Mike Lyons


Capt. Craig McCarthy


Rick Kules


Traeanne Reynolds



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