Captain John “Tater” Spinks

Gulf Coast Charter Broker Captain John "Tater" Spinks


Captain John "Tater" Spinks, has fished the waters of Boca Grande and the Gulf of Mexico for decades. Aboard his 35' Bruno Stillman, the "Anejo," one of the larger Charter boats in the Pass, Tater can accommodate parties of six (6) for tarpon in Boca Grande Pass during the months of April – July, or is available for offshore fishing in the Gulf year round.

Capt. Tater Spinks is a member of the Boca Grande Fishing Guides Association and utilizes the method of live bait drift fishing for tarpon to support conservancy efforts to preserve the area fishery.

Tater is a long-term fisherman of Boca Grande and is well known in the professional circle of tarpon fishermen.

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John "Tater" Spinks Tater Spinks Boat "Anejo" Anejo releases tarpon in Boca Grande Pass
Charter Information
Half Day & Full Day charter fishing trips are available. Back Bay Charters are limited to 3-4 passengers per boat. Tarpon Fishing Charters are limited to 4-6 passengers per boat. Sorry, no pets.
Just Come Aboard! Everything is Provided

Our charters come complete! All equipment, bait, and licenses are provided by the Captain.

You are welcome to bring your own beverages and snacks if you'd like, and we certainly recommend sunscreen and protective clothing/hats.

We only ask that you please refrain from wearing dark soled shoes as they tend to mar the deck of the boat.

Confirm Your Trip Now!
Our Captains are now accepting credit card payments via PayPal for your convenience. You do not need a PayPal account to make your deposit; you only need a valid credit card. We are happy to send you an e-invoice through PayPal so that you can simply click one link to confirm your trip! Call us at 941-405-FISH for further details!
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Local Tides
Plan your trip! If you are knowledgeable about tides and moon phases, please feel free to check our area tide charts to get the best dates!

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