F.A.Q.

What does Fins and Tails Guide Service provide for the trip?
Fins & Tails provides all licenses, bait, tackle, ice and fish cleaning.

Can I keep what I catch?
Fins and Tails Guide Service encourages catch and release fishing but you may keep what you catch based on all state and federal species bag and size limits.
See MyFWC.com for all Florida fishing regulations.

What should I bring with me?
We suggest you bring a camera, sunglasses, sunscreen, hat, food & drinks as well as a cooler to transport your catch home. Please leave your cooler in your vehicle, we have an iced down cooler on board.

Is there anything not allowed on the boat? 
Illegal drugs and/or contraband are strictly prohibited.  Hard liquor is also not allowed on the boat, although beer is acceptable in moderation (no glass bottles or containers and no personal coolers). Deck shoes, sneakers or flip-flops only. No black or hard soled shoes. Do not bring any GPS devices; you will be asked to leave them at the dock. No spray sunscreen.

What forms of payment does Fins and Tails Guide Service accept?
We accept cash, personal checks, travelers checks and money orders only. We do not accept credit cards.

Do you accept gratuity?
Tips are appropriate and always appreciated.

Do I need to provide a deposit?
A $100.00 deposit is required for all inshore booked charters.
A $200.00 deposit is required for offshore booked charters.

Does Fins and Tails Guide Service have a cancellation policy?
In the event of inclement weather the deposit will be refunded in full if the charter can not be rescheduled.
A 5 day notice is required for cancellation and return of deposit.  No deposits will be refunded for “no shows” at the dock.