The Captain

The Captain_Flats Monster

The Captain: Tyson Wallerstein is a USCG licensed and Insured fishing charter captain. He operates out the Clearwater/St. Petersburg area  specializing in a wide variety of species including Redfish, Snook, Trout, Grouper, Kingfish, and the might Tarpon amongst the numerous other species our pristine waters of the Florida Gulf Coast have to offer.

He has been working in the fishing industry for most of his life.  He started his career fishing the rivers, streams, and lakes of the Utah mountains mainly for rainbow, brown and cutthroat trout with a fly rod. He also worked as a guide and instructor teaching people how to tie flies and fly fish. He moved to Florida in 2000 with a want and desire to become a full time fishing guide. While working in the areas top Tackle and Marnie shop, Dogfish Tackle, he received his Captains license and began his Charter career. Now a full time charter captain and father of two, Capt. Tyson has learned what it takes to make a day out on the water an exciting experience for the whole family! His number of repeat customers dictates his ability to customize each charter experience to meet the needs of each and every guest on his boat. Whether it is the serious angler wanting to purse their quest for a Trophy fish or a novice wanting to learn the basics of saltwater fishing, he can do it all.

His Resume Includes:

Sharing his knowledge of fishing in the area in his weekly fishing column, “Fish Tales” for the Tampa Bay Newspapers since 2002 which circulates to more than 150,000 businesses and residents in Pinellas County.

A bi-monthly writer for the Captain’s Corner in the Tampa Bay Times, Florida’s largest circulated newspaper. Be sure to check out the Fishing 101 videos featuring Captain Tyson showing you how to catch Tarpon and Speckled Trout.

Conducting many seminars on fishing the Florida Flats and tackle tips.

He has also taken out many notable sports writers from around the Eastern United States and has been featured in many articles for their local areas. Arkansas Gazett and the Chicago Sun Times to name a few along with a radio interviews and a few blogs.

Board Member on the  Fishing Advisory Board for Florida Gulf Coast Center For Fishing Foundation, Inc.

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Capt. Tyson & Family

The Captain and his family