Capt. Eric Topole

Meet Captain Eric Topole

Meet Captain Eric Topole and Fishin Magician Inshore

Get ready to dive into the enchanting world of Captain Eric Topole, the Fishin Magician Inshore of Tampa Bay!

Captain Eric Topole is a seasoned angler with a deep-rooted passion for fishing that spans over four decades. Since 1979, he has been exploring and mastering the waters of the west coast of Florida, making him a true local fishing expert. For Eric, fishing isn't just a pastime; it's a way of life. His profound love for the sport was instilled by his grandfather, and he has cherished every aspect of it ever since. With a wealth of experience and a genuine love for the water, Captain Eric Topole is not just a fishing guide but a true steward of the sea, dedicated to sharing his passion and expertise with fellow anglers.

Captain Eric Topole's expertise in fishing is a testament to his commitment to understanding the nuances of the sport. His dedication is evident in his meticulous approach to finding what the fish are after. Eric's extensive knowledge extends to studying depth contours and flowing currents, a practice that allows him to decipher the strategic movements of fish as they stage to feed on baitfish. His keen insights into these dynamic factors not only enhance the chances of a successful catch but also provide anglers with an educational and immersive fishing experience they won't soon forget.

Boat details

The Blazer Bay center console, originally constructed in 2020, boasts modern features that ensure a memorable fishing adventure. Its power comes from a robust 300HP Suzuki engine, offering an exhilarating maximum cruising speed of 40 knots, perfect for reaching prime fishing spots swiftly. With a capacity to comfortably accommodate up to 6 guests, this vessel provides ample space for an enjoyable and action-packed day on the water.

Fishin Magician Inshore ensures an unforgettable day on the water that will leave everyone eager to return for another round or reluctant to depart at all!

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Expertise & Attributes

fishing Attributes

Nature / Wildlife Views
Live Bait
Good with Kids

Gear & Equipment

Available Fishing Gear

Live Bait

Good to Knows

Trip Includes:

Rods, reels & tackle

Live Bait


Catch cleaning & filleting

Fishing License

What to bring:

Food and drinks

Sun protection (sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses)

Wear weather-appropriate clothing

DEPOSIT: A deposit is required for all bookings and will be applied at checkout 


BALANCE: The remaining balance is due on the trip date as either Credit or Cash.  


GUEST CANCELLATION: In the event that you must cancel your booking, you must do so 3 days prior to your trip date to receive a refund on your deposit. Rescheduling is encouraged and dependent on guide availability. 


GUIDE CANCELLATION: In the rare event that your guide must cancel due to inclement weather, health, or equipment issues, you will have the option to reschedule your charter for a later date or receive a refund on your deposit. 


TIPPING: Tips to your guide are greatly appreciated for your quality trip. 


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