Tampa/St. Petersburg fishing guide, Captain Wade Osborne, holds a USCG 100-Ton Master, Merchant Mariner Credential and has been plying the waters of Tampa Bay as a professional full-time guide, since 1997.
Osborne has been featured on numerous TV shows including Average Angler Adventures, 10 News WTSP “Do My Job” with anchor Joe Gumm, The Fishing Challenge, Fish Buzz TV, Your Guide to Fishing with Captain Mel Berman, Bay News 9’s On the Water segment and featured in a Bay News 9 “Klystron 9 Radar” promo. Some of these appearances can be viewed on the video page.
Tournament winning captain Osborne strives to make every charter a memorable fishing adventure. With immense satisfaction he passes on his knowledge, skills and passion for the sport. Whether instructing children or novice anglers, his approach is patient and courteous. When it comes to guiding avid anglers, Osborne understands they just want to catch fish. Local fishing enthusiasts and vacationing anglers alike find his fishing charters to be an enjoyable and informative experience.
Afishionado Guide Services can accommodate one to six anglers in comfort aboard Afishionado, a 24-foot custom built center console by master boat builder Ben Sheaffer at Sheaffer Marine. Sheaffer boats are extremely stable and regarded as the best bay boat on the market by discriminating anglers. The Sheaffer front deck offers a wide platform for adults and children to move around freely while safely casting and reeling in fish.
Osborne provides his clientele with some of the very best fishing tackle available on the market today. Experience the thrill of catching Florida’s most popular inshore species on light tackle spin, fly or plug while using G-Loomis, Penn, Sage and Tibor.
When booking your next Tampa/St. Petersburg fishing charter, look no further. Choose Afishionado Guide Services.