Captain Brent Gaskill

Captain Brent Gaskill is a 4th generation Tampa Bay native who grew up fishing the local waters of Mullet Key and Fort DeSoto Park. Over the years he has honed his skills to become one of the most successful guides on the Bay and near shore waters of the Gulf. Operating as a full-time captain since 1998, his depth of knowledge, patience, and sense of humor makes a day on the water enjoyable for everyone from novice to expert. As a former high school instructor his willingness to teach is evident. Families have always been welcome as he has a knack for putting kids on fish.
Capt. Brent has become a TV and radio personality with regular appearances on The Average Angler Adventures, 47 Fish Finder, and Capt. Mel’s Fishing Conversations. His varied fishing reports, feature magazine stories, and seminars provide up to date information for much of the angling community.
Capt. Brent is a natural in the charter business. Come aboard and allow him to guide you to an exciting and memorable day of fish catching fun.

• 4th generation Tampa Bay Native

• Experienced Full Time Guide

• Field editor for Saltwater Angler magazine, regional fishing report for south Pinellas / Beaches

• Contributing Writer for Onshore-Offshore Magazine.  Capt. Brent, featured on the cover, wrote an article on Summer Fun in the Tampa Bay Area featuring barracuda!  You'll find the article here.

• Regular  guide for the Average Angler Adventures TV show.  As well as, fishing correspondent for's  "Captain's Call", a monthly fishing outlook with updates and reports of filming the TV show. 

• Featured captain for 47 Fish Finder- Tampa Bay South, a weekly TV show covering fishing reports from around the Bay area.

• Fishing Correspondent for the Tampa Bay Area fish report on                  

• Staff writer for fishing report

• Fishing coordinator and seminar host for West Marine

• Guest speaker for many local tackle shops, clubs and radio shows

• Featured Captain on Bay News 9 "On the Water", local cable TV station

• Inshore guide for Mega Bite Sport Fishing Charters

• Inshore guide for Dolphin Landings Charter Center

Come aboard Capt. Brent's custom rigged boat SUMMER VACATION for a great day on the waters of Tampa Bay.




Captain Brent's Grandparents
Generations of Fishing Excellence in Tampa Bay
Grace Dever with 130 lbs tarpon at Oneill's Marina, located at the Old Ferry Landing on Pinellas Point in 1948.
Grace and Denzil Dever at the Pier Downtown St. Petersburg, FL. in 1946.


Dell Gaskill with catch of grouper, 1947,
St. Petersburg, FL.