Grouper Trooper Charters FAQ
Q: Do I need a fishing license?
A: Grouper Trooper Charters has a license to cover everyone on board.
Q: When and where do we meet?
A: This will be discussed prior to your trip depending on the weather conditions and what’s biting.
Q: What should I bring for my trip?
A: It’s a good idea to bring food, drinks, camera, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a hat.
Q: How early should I arrive for my trip?
A: Fifteen to twenty minutes before the scheduled trip time is perfect, by this time the crew will have the bait and ice loaded and be ready to load your stuff.
Q: Should I tip the captain or crew?
A: Tips are greatly appreciated. 15-20% is customary in the fishing charter industry.
Q: What if the weather forecast looks bad?
A: The captain will keep in touch and communicate with everyone leading up to the trip if there’s a weather issue; if it’s not going to be fun there will be no trip. Grouper trooper Charters wants to be remembered for the fish you catch and the enjoyable time you have on the trip, not a bad experience.
Q: Should I bring a cooler?
A: We will have coolers and ice on board, but it’s a good idea to have one in the car to take your fish home in. If you want to bring a small one on board that is no problem either.
Q: Can I bring my own rod and reel?
A: Of course, they no problem with anyone bringing their own equipment, but it is not necessary to have any fishing equipment or tackle, they have everything!
Q: Does Grouper Trooper Charters allow alcohol on their fishing trips?