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BOOK NOW for the 2017 Tarpon Season!  Fish the area known as;



Capt. Greg DeVault

"Tarpon & Light Tackle Specialist"


NO FISH NO PAY's that simple!



Capt. Greg DeVault  has been fishing the waters around Tampa Bay, Tarpon Springs and New Port Richey for the past 20 years.  He has an extensive knowledge of the area, and it’s many rivers and saltwater estuaries.  Capt. Greg works hard to make sure every trip is more than just a fishing trip; it’s an angling adventure! 


You'll will fish for Snook along mangrove lined islands or in one of our many rivers.  These fish are known for there drag melting runs and awesome aerial displays.  Redfish also inhabit these very same waters.  Redfish are referred to as "Central Florida Bonefish" because of their long powerful runs that do not quit until the equipment and angler have been tested to the max.  We also have acres and acres of beautiful turtle grass flats that are teaming with many species of fish such as Speckled Sea Trout, Flounder, Juvenile Grouper, and Spanish Mackerel. During the winter months we also have a large population of Tarpon that love to show off how well they can fly. These fish can all be caught in a variety of ways, from light spinning tackle to fly equipment. No matter how you tackle these gamesters they always exhilarate the angler.


Coverage Area:  West Central Florida, to include Tampa Bay, Clearwater, Dunedin, Honeymoon Island, Palm Harbor, Ozona, Tarpon Springs, Anclote Key, New Port Richey, Hudson and the near shore waters of the Gulf of Mexico.  Boca Grande during the months of May & June.

Species Targeted:    Capt. Greg can consistently target any species of game fish that patrol the inshore and near shore waters of the West Central Florida Coast, to include Giant Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Trout, Shark, Mackerel, Cobia, Kingfish, Permit, Snapper, Goliath Grouper (a.k.a., Jewfish) and Jack Crevalle.  His specialty however, is targeting Giant Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Trout and Jack Crevalle. 


Please click HERE for a description and pictures of some of the game fish you may catch aboard a Florida Light Tackle Fishing Charter.


Methods:  Spin & Plug Tackle and Fly-fishing.  Artificial Lures & Live Bait.


Near-shore / Offshore Charters:  Capt. Greg also runs charters in the Gulf of Mexico.  Fish the reefs, wrecks and open Gulf for Shark, Barracuda, Amberjack, Kingfish, Little Tunny, Permit, Cobia, Grouper and Snapper.  Unlike many offshore Guides who run "Offshore Only Boats";  if the Gulf is uncomfortably rough, Capt. Greg can salvage the day by targeting Snook, Trout, Redfish, Tarpon and Jack Crevalle in protected waters.  One of the many advantages of running a "Bay" style boat.


Tournament Charters:  Available anywhere in coverage area. Click HERE for more information.

Sight Seeing & Nature Tours:  Available for personalized sightseeing & nature tours. 

Maximum Anglers:  Five.


Boat:  Capt. Greg is sponsored by Ranger Boats and runs a 23' Ranger Bay Ranger.  Called the “Ultimate Bay Boat”, the 2300 Bay Ranger has quickly become one of the most sought after "Multi-Purpose" boats in the Guide Industry.  She will safely and comfortably carry and fish up to four anglers for the Hot Kingfish & Little Tunny Bite in the morning, and quietly maneuver through the shallow flats in search of Redfish, Snook & Tarpon in the afternoon.  With her low profile design, the Carolina-style bow flare and extra wide 8' 4 1/2" beam, she delivers more comfort, less wind resistance, and an extremely dry ride. The large, unobstructed casting decks are ideal for fly-fishing and the oversized gunnels deliver a 360° fishing platform.


For the serious shallow water fly-fisherman and sight caster, Capt. Greg also operates a 16' 9" Ranger "Ghost" Flats Boat, which will float in just inches of water.  Capt. Greg will only take a maximum of two anglers for Serious Shallow-water Fly and Sightcasting Charters.


Charter includes:  Rod, reels, fly gear, live, dead & artificial bait, tackle, fishing licenses, sodas & water, ice, fish cleaning & bagging and no fish no pay guarantee.  Our professional and friendly attitude is free of charge.


Reserve Capt. Greg DeVault today for the Absolute Best in West Central Florida Light Tackle Fishing!


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Capt. Eric Herstedt


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Capt. Mike Witfoth


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Capt. Dave Pomerleau


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Capt. Ron Schurr


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