Phil Rugari is the owner and operator of Sliprock Charters, headquartered in SEMINOLE,,  FL. This is a highly regarded In-Shore Fishing Guide company in Pinellas County.

Phil has loved fishing all his life and transitioned his passion into his business..

Some of the services Sliprock Charters provides include: In-Shore Fishing Guide, Sunset Cruises, Shelling Excursions and Charter Boat Service.

One of Sliprock Charters’s  goals is to provide their Pinellas County clients with professional, high quality, and affordable services. People often choose Sliprock Charters for In-Shore Fishing Guide because they have the best gear, and are 5 star reviewed and unrivaled in customer service.

The result, one of the most successful boat charter companies in SEMINOLE,! 

What do their customers think?

One fan of the company publicly wrote, “Captain Phil is awesome! We made a last minute reservation because our original charter canceled and he saved the day! We will definitely be back!”

Another fan of the Sliprock Charters publicly wrote, “Captain Phil finds the fish. Plain and simple. He knows the waterways in the Clearwater/Largo, Florida area like no other and has a plethora of secret spots where you can catch a fish on nearly every single cast. To boot, Captain Phil is always available to answer any questions you have and encourages all on board to have a great time. If you are visiting Clearwater, Florida and love fishing, you NEED to give Captain Phil a call and schedule a charter. I promise, it will be the highlight of your trip!”

Having owner operated experts, like Phil providing knowledgeable and expert care is an asset to Seminole, and Pinellas County, FL.

Business owners take risks and often work long, exhaustive hours to service their clients. There are freedoms in owning a business, but these freedoms come at a cost. Rarely acknowledged are business owners like Phil Rugari that employ people and ensure their staff are paid continuously. Sure, people earn their wages through their time, hard work and skills, but let’s take a moment and thank Phil for having and continuing the business ownership game that allows people an opportunity to produce and earn those wages.

Need In-Shore Fishing Guide services? Give Sliprock Charters an opportunity by visiting them at or by calling them at 727.351.2083.

In addition to running a successful In-Shore Fishing Guide business, Phil supports The Anchor Project which serves underprivileged children.

So from the staff of Local Search Force that runs the County Advisory Board

Phil Rugari, you are highly commended for your service to the residents of Pinellas County, for having and maintaining a business that adds to the financial well-being of FL and for your willingness to participate in social betterment activities.

Well done Phil Rugari!

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