Experience | Focus | Passion

Welcome to YACHTFISH!

We are a highly experienced, focused and passionate team of professionals delivering custom boating and travel adventures for our clients. As the name implies, yachting and fishing are the cornerstones of our business, with a personal touch. We offer every kind of fishing charter experience you could ask for, from deep sea charters to inshore fishing.


Our Experience

Captaining - 15+ years
Fishing - 30+ years
Loving and Enjoying Life - Since Birth

What We Specialize In

Tampa Inshore Fishing Charter

Private Fishing Charters

YACHTFISH provides spectacular inshore and offshore Tampa Bay Fishing on its own fleet of custom boats. Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater Florida are renowned for their abundant species of inshore and offshore fish in Tampa Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Snook, redfish, trout, tarpon, grouper, kingfish, amberjack, pompano, snapper, tuna, mahi-mahi, cobia and more call Tampa Bay home. Our focus and passion come from over 30 years of experience fishing the Tampa Bay area.

Guided Tours

Private Boat Tours

Cruising Florida’s coastline began over 150 years ago and has exploded into one of the most popular and relaxing adventures for people from all over the world. From Fishing excursions to wildlife tours and island hopping, Florida visitors have been enjoying their little slice of paradise. We are the best private party boat company in Tampa and we’ve got you covered with a fleet of boats equipped for any adventure. We promise to help customize your Booze Cruise with exactly what you want.
Private Client Services

Private Captain Services

The Private Captain Services group assists yacht owners with developing customized plans designed specifically for their vessel and personal boating preferences. Services include custom maintenance plans, Private Captain Services for fishing trips and vacation destinations, in-water yacht transfers, corporate boating events, marine consulting and more. Simply walk on and walk off. Just the way you like it.

Why Our Customers Choose us Time After Time

Captain Matt Douglas of YACHTFISH Fishing Charters

Matt Douglas

Founder & Captain

Captain Matt Douglas is the founder of YACHTFISH and is a licensed United States Coast Guard 100 ton Master Captain. Captain Matt grew up on the waters of Tampa Bay and lived and worked in Costa Rica for over 11 years. He has extensive experience in Central America, the Dominican Republic, the Bahamas and Florida. Captain Matt is a tournament-winning captain who has an intense passion for boating, fishing and creating life time memories for his Clients. These passions, combined with his experience, were the catalysts for YACHTFISH. Captain Matt is laser-focused on what he enjoys the most, and knows the best, in Tampa Bay, St Petersburg, St Pete Beach & Clearwater.