Cortez Deep Sea Fishing Charters has a 26 year history of providing daily fishing trips off the shores of Anna Maria Island and Bradenton Beach.
Our Deep Sea Fishing operation provides you with everything you will need to have a memorable deep sea fishing adventure while taking home a lifetime of vacation memories. We are a family oriented business and welcome passengers of all ages.
Owner, Gary Zink has more than 35 years experience operating and maintaining vessels on the water. Holding USCG Masters of Towing Vessel Unlimited License, 200/500 Ton Master Near Coastal Waters, Radar Observer Unlimited & TWIC Card.
All Captains and crew are fully certified and compliant with USCG mandatory drug testing regulations as contained in 46 CFR Part 16.
Our Captain of the Eddy Lee Z, Lance Plowman and our 1st Mate Kevin Monroe, offer years of experience coupled with courteous & professional hands on service.
Captain Lance and our crew will afford you the best opportunity to catch grouper, snapper, flounder, sea bass, porgies, trigger fish, king mackerel, and many other species depending on the season.
The 'Eddy Lee Z' is a 1993' US Coast Guard Inspected & Certified fishing Vessel.
The "Eddy Lee Z” is equipped with all the state of the art marine electronics to assure a safe and pleasurable experience. The Eddy Lee Z can safely accommodate 44 Passengers, however we limit our charter excursions to 35 anglers to allow for less crowding and a trouble free fishing ex
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