Bottom fishing mainly for Snapper and Grouper along with other reef and pelagic species is what we do. We are located on Florida’s West Coast and easy to find out of Madeira Beach (Johns Pass) Florida. We are near Saint Petersburg, Treasure Island, Johns Pass, Redington Beach, Seminole, Indian Rocks, Clearwater and Tampa Bay Florida. We also do daytime and evening family outings or sunset cruises on the nearshore waters upon request. We are conveniently located 30 Minutes from the Tampa International Airport for the out of town anglers. This area has a lot of great Restaurants, Hotels, Bars and Music for the out of town vacationers too!
Our NEW BOAT!! (December 2019) The Salty Confusion II is a 36’ Offshore SEAHAWK Commercial Charter Fishing Vessel. This boat was designed for the fisherman and it is very easy to fish, VERY WIDE 14’and comfortable. There is a large enclosed washroom and plenty of seating. This vessel is heated and Air Conditioned to thanks to an onboard generator that works great. The Salty Confusion II is powered by a pair of Brand New Rebuilt Yanmar Diesel engines for safety and performance. The boat has large fuel tanks to handle long offshore fishing adventures in comfort. The boat was completely refitted with brand new state of the art electronics and comfort features (Including a large bathroom!) in the Fall of 2019. This is one great fishing machine. We have an enclosed cabin and sunshade on the back deck to get out of the sun or rain if necessary. We are Coast Guard Licensed to take up to 6 passengers and there is PLENTY of room to handle 6 large adults with plenty of elbow room.
Madeira Beach / John Pass is a great location on the Gulf Of Mexico and fishing is great and the many varied species we fish for including Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, Cobia, Triggerfish, Hogfish, Mackerel and Shark just to name a few are out there and they provide sport and great table fare also. We observe all Florida State and Federal Gulf of Mexico regulations and only keep what is legal and allowed to take home.
The SALTY CONFUSION has all the necessary safety equipment aboard including Adult and Childs Life Preservers, EPIRB, VHF Radio, Cell Phone and NEW FOR 2021 a Satellite communications system for emergency offshore communication! The Salty Confusion is powered by rebuilt 2019 Yanmar 230hp Diesel Inboard Engines to get out to the fishing grounds safely and return home safely too! We have coolers aboard for the fish and it holds plenty!! The Salty Confusion also has all New fishing and navigation electronics including GPS, Radar, Sonar, Auto Pilot and more.
Our Fishing tackle is varied and mostly medium weight although we have heavy tackle and light tackle on the boat too. We supply all tackle but if you want to bring your own that is fine too!
Our Captain has been a full time charter boat operator since 1990 and knows his way around a boat and for navigating the waters. We are a true fishing charter boat however we can also do Afternoon / Evening / Sunset and Inshore cruises as well upon request. See the rates page.
Madeira Town Center Marina
Boat Dock # 39 – 202 150th Ave
Madeira Beach FL 33708
Capt Bob Cell Phone #773-682-1888