Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Cast Crank Catch Fishing Guides

Where does Cast Crank Catch Fishing Guides fish?

We fish the Clearwater area, including Gulf of Mexico, Clearwater Harbor.

What are the target fish?

Target fish include Black Drum, Florida Pompano, Redfish, Sea Trout, Snook, Sheepshead, Permit

Where in Clearwater to we meet our guests?

We meet at Chateaux De Ville Court ( Chateaux De Ville Ct, Clearwater, FL 33764, USA ), Clearwater Beach ( Clearwater Beach, Clearwater, FL, USA )

Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required

Where do I get a STATE Fishing 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.