Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Nordic Fishing Charters and Excursions

Where does Nordic Fishing Charters and Excursions fish?

We fish the Tampa, FL area, including Gulf of Mexico, Clearwater, Tampa, Tarpon Springs, Weeki Wachee, St Petersburg.

What are the target fish?

Target fish include Black Drum, Gag Grouper, Blacktip Shark, Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Sea Trout  (Also Called Speckled Trout), King Mackerel, Grey Snapper

Where in Tampa, FL to we meet our guests?

We meet at Anclote Village Marina ( 1029 Baillies Bluff Road, Holiday, FL 34691, USA )

Do I need a STATE Fishing & Sightseeing license?

Yes, a Fishing & Sightseeing license is required

Where do I get a STATE Fishing & Sightseeing license?

Florida residents and visitors 16 years of age and older are required to possess a Florida freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing license when engaged in active or passive fishing activities.  However, you do not need a saltwater fishing license if saltwater fishing from a for-hire vessel (guide, charter, party boat) that has a valid charter license or from a vessel whose operator has a valid recreational saltwater vessel license issued in the name of the operator of the vessel. If you are looking for online access for a license, please check Go Outdoors Florida here:

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!

Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.

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