About Us

About Us

Fish Tamer Charters

Fish Tamer Charters is run by Captain Phil Pegley. Captain Phil is a full-service fishing and hunting guide with over 25 years of local knowledge and experience. He takes a unique approach to inshore and nearshore light tackle sportfishing.

Captain Phil also provides extreme angling experiences for Tarpon, Sharks, Goliath Grouper, and seasonal charters for Lobster and Scallops in other popular Florida destinations.

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Our mission is to provide the absolute best day on the water in some of Florida’s most popular destinations. Between chasing monsters, sharing experiences, and traveling the state – Captain Phil strives to be in the right spot, at the right time, in order to provide you the right on-the-water adventure, during any time of year.

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Captain Phil Pegley is the man behind the Black Tip Shark Shootout. This is an annual shark fishing tournament that donates its proceeds to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation, participates in shark tagging through Mote Marine Research, and engages children in treatment in the Kid’s Fishing Derby.

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Whether through the Black Tip Shark Shootout or here at Fish Tamer Charters, Captain Phil has built relationships with the industries best to be able to offer the best for all involved. Without these partners, we wouldn’t be where we are, and we wouldn’t be able to offer you what we do – at the level that we do it.

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Let's Fish

We Offer Year-Round Fishing Charters

Whether you’re looking for an inshore fishing trip or something a little more extreme like pulling up grouper out of the depths, Fish Tamer Charters has you covered!

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