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Overnight Camp


Summer Overnight Camps




Overview

Overnight Fishing Camp (Sunday 2pm – Saturday 11am)

This overnight camp is one your camper will never forget. Register for up to four consecutive weeks of intense saltwater fishing! Our campers fish with professional fishing guides on comfortable bay boats everyday catching snook, redfish, trout, mackerel, snapper, jacks and sharks! In addition to daily inshore fishing trips, young anglers learn about spin casting, baits and lures, knot tying, cast netting, fishing techniques and tackle rigging. Other camp activities include night fishing, shore fishing, log rolling, canoeing, kayaking, marine biology, fly casting and fly tying! On certain weeks we also include a night of beach camping and a day of offshore fishing instead of our inshore charter. Check the schedule below for details.

Camps run Sunday to Saturday with the option to attend up to four consecutive weeks. Campers who fish for multiple sessions are able to stay through Saturday night and begin the following camp on Sunday.

Weekly price: $1595

Ages 9-16

  • Guided inshore fishing everyday
  • Canoeing, kayaking, log rolling, pool time
  • Shore fishing, night fishing, bass fishing, offshore fishing
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner catered by USF
  • Airport transportation available

Check “Dates & Notes” below for more information on individual sessions

Dates & Notes

Session: Date:
Session 1 Sun-Sat; June 2-8

  • Not a consecutive week
  • Beach camping scheduled
  • One offshore day scheduled
Session 2 Sun-Sat; June 16-22

  • Beach camping scheduled
Session 3 Sun-Sat; June 23-29

  • Beach camping scheduled
Session 4 Sun-Sat; July 7-13

  • Beach camping scheduled
Session 5 Sun-Sat; July 15-20

  • Beach camping scheduled
Session 6 Sun-Sat; July 21-27

  • Beach camping scheduled
Session 7 Sun-Sat; July 28-Aug 3

  • Beach camping scheduled

Location

University of South Florida, St Petersburg Campus

200 6th Ave South
St. Petersburg, FL 33701

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Inshore Day Camp


Inshore Day Camp




Overview

Inshore Fishing Camp (Monday – Friday; 9am – 3pm daily)

Our most popular camp great for all skill levels! The inshore day camp is a weekly day camp that includes five days of guided inshore fishing catching snook, redfish, trout, sharks and more! Four campers per boat will fish with professional guides on comfortable bay boats inside Tampa Bay. This camp also includes lessons in marine biology, boating safety, knot tying, target casting and more. Each camp is capped with a comprehensive awards ceremony on Friday! This camp is limited to 24 campers per week.

Weekly price: $715

Ages 8 to 15.

• Guided fishing with captains every day
• Marine Biology lessons from wildlife biologists
• Boating safety classes given by FWC Officers

Lunch

Campers can bring their own lunch or order Hula Bay lunches. Lunches that are brought to camp can be stored in a refrigerator if needed. Snacks, water and lemonade are provided. ($10 per day)

  • choice of chicken fingers, fried shrimp, cheese burger sliders or chicken sliders
  • side of fries

After-Camp Care

If needed, after-camp care is available 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM weekly. Our counselors will be dock fishing with campers needing late pickup each day! ($100 per week)

*Camp ends at 3 PM daily and pickup as late as 3:30 PM is okay at no cost

Dates

Session Date
Session 1 (4 day) Tues-Fri; May 28-31
Session 2 Mon-Fri; June 3-7
Session 3 Mon-Fri; June 10-14
Session 4 Mon-Fri; June 17-21
Session 5 Mon-Fri; June 24-28
Session 6 Mon-Fri; July 8-12
Session 7 Mon-Fri; July 15-19
Session 8 Mon-Fri; July 23-27
Session 9 Mon-Fri; July 29-Aug 2
Session 10 Mon-Fri; Aug 5-9

Location

Hula Bay Club, Tampa

5210 W Tyson Ave
Tampa, FL 33611

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Offshore Day Camp


Offshore Day Camp




Overview

Offshore Fishing Camp (Monday – Friday; 8am – 2pm daily) 

Designed for offshore fishing enthusiasts, the offshore day camp is perfect for campers who want to fish deep and keep their catch! It includes fives days of guided offshore fishing catching grouper, snapper, barracuda, sharks and more. Campers will also have their catch filleted and bagged each day. Each camp is capped with a comprehensive awards ceremony. This camp is limited to 16 anglers.

Weekly price: $715

Ages 9 to 15.

  • Grouper digging aboard the Hub and tuna fishing aboard the Hub II
  • Campers will keep their catch and have it filleted each day
  • Other activities include beach cast netting and shore fishing

Lunch: Campers can bring there own lunch or order Hubbard’s Marina lunches. Lunches that are brought to camp can be stored in a refrigerator if needed. Snacks, water and lemonade are provided.

Hubbard’s Marina lunches ($10 per day): choice of ham or turkey sandwich with chips, apple, granola bar and soda/juice

Dates

Session Date
Session 1 Mon-Fri; July 22-26
Session 2 Mon-Fri; July 29-Aug 2
Session 3 TBA

Location

Hubbard’s Marina, Madeira Beach

170 John’s Pass Boardwalk
Madeira Beach, FL 33708

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Scuba Camp


Scuba Day Camp




Overview

Scuba Day Camp (This camp has been canceled for the 2019 Summer) 

Florida Fantasy Fishing Camp would like to extended our deepest condolences to the family of Ben Harris. He was an excellent diver, teacher and friend to so many of us over the years. He will be missed. See you on a reef someday, Ben.

Dates

Session Date
Session 1 Mon-Fri; TBA
Session 2 Mon-Fri; TBA
Session 3 TBA

Location

Adventures Under the Sea, Tampa

4218 Henderson Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33629

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Ladies Clinics


Ladies Clinics




Overview

This exclusive course includes three evening sessions in which women will learn different boating & fishing skills! All clinics are instructed by professional, licensed captains. Sessions run Wednesday evenings 6pm – 8pm. The last Saturday of the month will be exclusively inshore fishing with our guides.

• Boat trailering & driving
• Launching a boat
• Boater safety
• Marine navigation
• Docking
• Tactical seminars
• Guided inshore fishing!

Dates

Wednesdays, TBA

Location

Rick’s on the River Marina & Grille

2305 N. Willow Ave. Tampa FL 33607
Tampa FL 33611

Itinerary

TBA