​​Experienced mate on each trip to assist with all aspects of your fishing experience. Our dedicated crew love what they do, whether you are an experienced angler or a first time fisherman, our mates Kevin & Tom work extremely hard to ensure a fun & safe day of fishing. 15-20% gratuity is customary on all charters.

Owner Gary F. Zink has more than 35 years experience operating and maintaining vessels on the water. Holding USCG Masters of Towing Unlimited License, 200/500 Ton Master near Coastal Waters, The Great Lakes and Western Rivers, Radar Observer Unlimited & TWIC Card. Captain Gary Zink's navigational experience includes the entire east coast of the US, Erie Canal System, Great Lakes, east coast of Canada, Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean including the US Virgin Islands. Captain Gary Zink has logged over 250,000 nautical miles at sea as a Tug Captain, Yacht Captain & owner operator of Cortez Deep Sea Fishing.

Our crew is certified for CPR and First Aid. All crew are compliant with USCG mandatory drug testing regulations as contained in 46 CFR Part 16.


First Mate Kevin



 Lance Plowman


"Eddy Lee Z"

Capt. Tom Boyll

6 Pack Charters

Cortez Deep Sea Fishing offers Deep Sea Fishing Charters off the shores of Anna Maria Island and Bradenton Beach, Experience the Best Fishing in Florida. deep sea fishing, ocean fishing, fishing trips, anna maria island, bradenton beach, fishing charters


4110 127th St W 

  Dock I

Cortez FL 34215

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(941) 795-6969

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