CALL 941 376-3474



CALL 941 376-3474

Charter Boat “FEAR-KNOT” is a fast, dry, stable comfortable sport fishing boat with a Clean Bathroom, and modern engines. Captain Damian Picciano and his experienced crew use the latest and most efficient methods to catch trophy fish to fill your cooler. The” FEAR-KNOT” carries only the best fishing gear for your enjoyment

Inshore Fishing

You can expect calm water, no seasickness and lots of action!

We fish in the protected waters of the Inlets, Flats, Creeks and Backwater targeting Flounder, Red Drum, Black Drum, Speckled Trout, Gray Trout, Ladyfish, Bluefish and Sheepshead under the bridges and dock pilings. We use both live bait and artificial bait on premium quality light tackle with spinning reels spooled with braid and fluorocarbon leaders, so you can feel the fish!

Fishing for Redfish, Sheepshead, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Pompano, Black Drum, Mangrove Snapper, Blue Fish and more

Quality tackle rods and reels live and artificial baits along with ice are supplied.

You should bring:  Hat and Sunglasses, Sunscreen, Ice Chest, Fishing Towel, Soft Sole Shoes, Camera, Food and Drink.

Pricing Schedule 4 hour starting at $500

Call for special rates during the off season

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Offshore Fishing

Another Offshore Fishing favorite is trolling and live baiting for the schools of Big Spanish Mackerel, King Mackerel, Cobia within sight of the beach… many days we will fill a cooler!  If you have your sights set on Bottom Fishing… We do that too!  We fish the Ledges and Hard Bottom 1 – 9 miles out and catching Red and Gag Grouper, Mangove Snapper and Triggerfish just to name a few

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Fishing for: Red and Gag Grouper, Cobia, Trigger Fish, Vermillion Snapper, Sharks, Tuna’s, King Mackerel, and much more.

We provide: Quality heavy tackle rods and reels, bait and ice are supplied.

You should bring: Hat and Sunglasses, Sunscreen, Ice Chest, Fishing Towel, Soft Sole Shoes, Camera, Food and Drink.


4Hr $600

6 HR $800

8 Hr $1200

All prices are for private charter fishing up to 6 guests

Customary gratuity for mate is 15-20% and fish cleaning are available at an extra charge.

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Let's Go Fishing Call 941 376 3474

Welcome aboard the top sport charter fishing service in Siesta Key & Sarasota. Florida is home to “world-class” saltwater fishing and this is especially true in Siesta Key.

We have some of the finest inshore fishing found anywhere within Siesta Key and Sarasota Bay, targeting Snook, Redfish, Sheepshead, Sea Trout, Ladyfish and more.

If the weather permits, we can run out to one of our many offshore/nearshore destinations, in search of Grouper, Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, Barracuda, Triggerfish, Tripletail, as well as other species. Depending on weather and bait patterns, we may even hook up with a few King Mackerel, Amberjack, Cobia or Sharks.

Siesta Key Sport Fishing Charters will customize any charter to your specific party!

All guys, all gals, families, kids, welcome.

All ages & experience invited.

Depart from the 7660 South Tamiami Trail, Suite D
Sarasota FL 34241

What can you expect when you book yourSiesta Key Sports Fishing Charter?

What can you expect when you book yourSiesta Key Sports Fishing Charter?

Whether it is watching the dolphins play as you ride out into the gulf of Mexico, the site of land on the horizon, the catching of grouper and snapper, or the making of new friends, your deep sea experience will be one you will want to tell your friends about.
We look forward to providing you with your next fishing tale!

Siesta Key fishing doesn't get any better than this!

Siesta Key Sports Fishing guides and our United States Coast Guard Licensed Captains really enjoy what we do. We have the coolest jobs in the world – taking people fishing and boating on the waters of Siesta Key and Sarasota  using the nicest boats and fishing equipment available.

Great attitudes matched with the ability to give our clients exactly what they are looking for is what makes Siesta Key Fishing Charters the highest rated fishing and boating charter in Siesta Key.

Hi, I'm Capt Damian Picciano, a Florida Native and U.S.C.G licensed captain!
Capt Damian operates out of the Siesta Key/Sarasota area and specializes in a wide variety of species including Redfish, Snook, Trout, Grouper, Kingfish, along with shark . With over 20 years of local knowledge you are guaranteed the best fishing experience available.
Capt. Damian has learned what it takes to make a day on the water an exciting experience for the whole family! His number of repeat customers proves his ability to customize each charter experience to meet the needs of every guest.
The captains will supply your Fishing license , bait, tackle, ice and will clean your at the end of the day.

World renowned beaches, picturesque golf courses, historical architecture and beautiful sunsets – this is what most people think of when Sarasota, FL, comes to mind. With several nearby barrier islands, native bird species, dolphins, manatees and other aquatic wildlife, Sarasota is truly an outdoorsman’s paradise. On top of that, the diversity of habitat, interconnected waterways, and sub-tropical climate combine to make this part of Florida’s west coast a top-notch fishing destination!