Offshore Fishing Charters St Petersburg FL

Reel in the Big One: Discover the Best Fishing Guides in St Petersburg, FL!

Salty Knots offers unforgettable experiences on the sparkling waters of St Petersburg FL. Join us for deep sea fishing or take a sunset cruise along the coast and enjoy the stunning views while sipping on a cold drink.

St. Petersburg is a vibrant city with a thriving arts scene, delicious seafood restaurants, and a laid-back atmosphere. The sea surrounding St. Petersburg is home to diverse marine life, including dolphins, sea turtles, and various fish species, making it an ideal destination for offshore fishing charters. With its stunning natural beauty and rich cultural heritage, St. Petersburg’s sea is a must-visit for anyone exploring Florida’s Gulf Coast.

Salty Knots Fishing Charters Captain

Captain Arvey Hughes is a highly experienced fishing guide and the owner of offshore fishing charters in St Petersburg FL, Salty Knots Fishing Charters. With over 15 years of experience in offshore and inshore fishing, he has honed his skills and become an expert in catching various fish species. Captain Hughes has an exceptional talent for catching amberjack, wahoo, grouper, and red snapper, some of the area’s most popular fish. His knowledge of the local waters and fishing techniques and his passion for fishing make him a sought-after captain for those looking to have a successful and enjoyable fishing trip. With Salty Knots Fishing Charters, Captain Hughes provides a personalized and unforgettable fishing experience for anglers of all skill levels.

Red Snapper

We specialize in catching red snapper, one of the most popular game fish in St Pete. Our experienced guides know the best spots to see these prized fish and will provide you with the necessary equipment and techniques to reel them.


With their large size and impressive fighting abilities, catching a grouper is a thrilling experience. At Salty Knots, we specialize in catching grouper, one of the most sought-after game fish in St Pete.

Amber Jack

These strong and aggressive fish fought great, making them a thrilling catch for any angler. Our experienced guides know the best techniques and equipment to target amberjack.


These high-speed predators require specific skills and techniques to catch, and our experienced guides know how to do it. We'll take you to the best spots and provide you with the necessary equipment to capture these prized fish.

About The Boat

The Salty Knots Fishing Charters vessel is a 35ft contender boat designed for professional fishing in St. Petersburg, Florida. Built by Contender Boats, it is equipped with top-of-the-line features and technology to ensure a safe and comfortable fishing experience. With a capacity of up to 6 anglers, the vessel is perfect for group fishing trips or families looking to enjoy a day on the water. It is powered by the best triple 300hp Yamaha outboards, providing a cruising speed of 45 mph, which makes it fast and efficient in reaching the best fishing spots in the area. Whether you are a seasoned angler or a novice, the Salty Knots Fishing Charters is the best offshore fishing charters in St Petersburg FL.

What Type of Fish Will I Catch With Salty Knots Fishing Charter In St Petersburg FL?

We catch fish year round here is a list of the different fish our great fishery provides throughout the year

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Join Us Aboard An Epic Adventure

If you’re looking for an unforgettable offshore fishing experience in St. Petersburg, Florida, look no further than Salty Knots Fishing Charters. With 15 years of experience and a passion for fishing, the crew at Salty Knots Fishing Charters will take you on a thrilling adventure to some of the best fishing spots in the area.

Salty Knots Fishing Charters has everything you need for a successful day on the water. Our top-of-the-line equipment, expert guidance, and unmatched knowledge of the local waters will ensure you have the time of your life reeling in your biggest catch yet. Book your offshore fishing charters in St Petersburg FL today!


American Red Snapper

The American Red Snapper season is one of the most popular times to fish the Gulf of Mexico! American red snapper can grow up to the mid 30 pound range and are found in deeper waters of the Gulf of Mexico between 100-450ft. Red snapper are a delicious eating bottom fish that put of an enormous fight.

Our high level of experience and determination will give you the best opportunity to land these giant fish! During red snapper season we will also target red and gag grouper along with a other variety of reef and pelagic species. Looking for just a red snapper trip? Great,  we offer red snapper limit trips time frame is between 5-10 hours. You never know what the Gulf of Mexico will bring because our fishery is just so great! 



Charter Pricing

Extreme Charter Pricing “trophy trips”

Note: trips above can be any type of trip you want including red snapper and grouper etc call us to see what’s biting!