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Address: 6701 Sunshine Skyway Ln S, O'Neill's Marina Slip #31, St. Petersburg, FL 33711-4941
Phone Number: +1 727-768-5564
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Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter Located at O'Neill's Marina in St....

Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter Located at O'Neill's Marina in St. Petersburg FL provides a very family friendly fishing experience. This is the best Tampa Bay Fishing Charter for all ages from small kids to the most experienced anglers. All bait, fishing license, and tackle are provided. Catch Redfish, Snook, Trout, Shark, Red Grouper, Gag Grouper, Hogfish, Snapper, Tarpon, and much more. Offering Inshore, Nearshore, Seasonal specialties and family excursions. Summer is great for nearby island lunches and shelling.

Spanish Sardine is a 24ft Pro line with coast guard approved safety equipment, 2011 Yamaha 225 four stroke, run by Captain Rios and family. This boat has a 50 gallon live-well, Raymarine gps, top of the line Star rods and Penn reels spooled with nothing but the best Fins Fishing Line, and a Captain with 15 + years of experience in the Tampa Bay area to put you on your next fish. Spanish Sardine departs daily from O'Neill's Marina 6701 34th st S, Saint Petersburg, FL 33711.

Specials are listed on the website along with videos, current fishing reports, and Pictures.

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I want to catch a shark

Blair told us to do one thing a day so we wouldn't be rushed. He hooked us up with a fishing trip with Raphael on the Spanish sardine for Tuesday. Boys were excited to go on a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Blair told us to do one thing a day so we wouldn't be rushed. He hooked us up with a fishing trip with Raphael on the Spanish sardine for Tuesday. Boys were excited to go on a real fishing trip. Raphael went way above and beyond to ensure that we all had an amazing time. His fishing spots are insane.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I did a 4 hour charter with captain Rafael! He was awesome! We caught tons of fish; including snapper, sharks, bluefish, pin fish, trout, grouper, and so much more! Captain Rafael was very personable and we couldn't have asked for a better host! We truly enjoyed this trip! Highly recommend!

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St. Pete Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Captain Rafael and his First Mate were exceptional. Captain knew exactly where to catch fish. We caught lots and lots of fish. Our most delicious catch was Snapper. The Captain gave us the name of a local restaurant that cooked our fresh catch the same day and it was beyond delicious. We would highly recommend the Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just went on a near shore fishing trip with Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter and had a great time. Captain Rafael and his first mate Gavin took care of absolutely everything, and we had a very nice catch that was cleaned by Captain Rafael. Everyone had a good time and I highly recommend Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

This was our first but definitely not our last fishing trip with Captain Rafael. We arrived early and he ready and waiting for us. We were a mixed ability party and he was very understanding of that. He asked us what we wanted to catch and what we wanted out of our time. I caught my first ever fish within... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

Capt. Rios was great. Total fun. Super host, and we caught 60 fish! I've been on 5 charters and this was one of the very best. I will be back!

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Captain R, Owner at Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter, responded to this review

I am glad to hear you Guys had an Awesome time fishing. Thank You for your great review! I look forward to the next time. Thank you, Capt. Rafael More 

Getzville, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Captain Rios did a GREAT job taking us to the best areas to fish. Two of us caught 26 king mackerel in about 2.5 hours. It was our first time fishing in Florida and we had a blast. He had cold water available, sun tan lotion in case anyone forgot it, and took care of everything from start to finish.

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Captain R, Owner at Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter, responded to this review

I am glad to hear you Guys had a blast fishing with me. Thank You for your great review! I look forward to the next time. Thank you, Capt. Rafael More 

Fort Wayne, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016 via mobile

Had another great fishing trip with capt Rafael. He put us on the snapper right away and we came away with a mess of fish to fry. Always a good time with Spanish Sardine fish charter.

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Captain R, Owner at Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter, responded to this review

I am glad to hear you Guys had a good time fishing with me again. Thanks again for your great reviews! I look forward to the next time. Thank you, Capt. Rafael More 

Rochester, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016

Thank You Capt. Rafael & First Mate Gavin, for the most exciting fishing trip! My Husband REALLY enjoyed himself, it was the highlight of our vacation. How fun it was to catch all those big and amazing fish and not have to worry about baiting the hook or cleaning them! We ate all of them and they were fantastic!!!!!!!!! Sheep... More 

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Captain R, Owner at Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter, responded to this review

I am glad to hear you Guys had an exciting fishing trip. Thank You for your great review! I look forward to the next time. Thank you, Capt. Rafael More 

Lafayette, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

Captain Rafael was great! The fishing was great! Had to stop fishing a couple of times because my right arm got tired from fighting fish constantly. Will go fishing with him every time I come to FL to fish from now on.

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Captain R, Owner at Spanish Sardine Fishing Charter, responded to this review

I will be here waiting for you guys at the dock with a cooler full of Ice and waters. Thank You for your great review! I look forward to the next time. Thank you, Capt. Rafael More 

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