Half or Full Day Fishing Trip - 17’ Pathfinder

Starting at $400 | 4 - 8 Hours | Flats, Inshore | 1 - 2 People
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Mangrove Snapper, Sheepshead, Snook, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout, Tarpon


Fly Fishing, Light Tackle

About Your Trip

Be it fly fishing, eco tour or a kid’s trip your day with Captain Leighton is all about fun. Your expedition is tailored to your request. Therefore your day may be a trip up the Peace or Myakka rivers, Gator creek or through the extensive coast line of Charlotte Harbor. In addition Captain Leighton will take the opportunity to point out the amazing wildlife in the Charlotte Harbor estuary. He will share his knowledge about a wide range of wildlife and Florida history.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Skiff
Boat Manufacturer: Pathfinder
Boat Length: 17 ft
Year Built: 2001
Engine Manufacturer: Yamaha
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 60 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Before fully pursuing his passion as a full-time captain and commercial fisherman; Captain Leighton worked in a corporate career for 13 years, only to spend his free time on the water. His family has been in Florida since the early 1880’s and he is a second generation guide. When his family settled here they were part of the growing agriculture and citrus industry.

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Ashley D


July 11, 2019

I have been fishing with Leighton a couple times, and he’s by far the best guide I’ve gone with. I’m a life long Alaskan fisherwoman and he showed me casting techniques I’ve never used. He was a great teacher and made sure we had a lot of fun while doing ...Read More

Jim C


December 6, 2019

Captain is a true Southwest Floridian and a lifelong devotee of the beauty of this most unique estuarine system . His love of this hauntingly beautiful environment and his multigenerational knowledge is inspirational and his willingness to share is without peer. I have enjoyed many experiences in the ...Read More

First Time Booking with Us?

We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only catch fish, but show you a great time on the water, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.

Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to go fishing. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!

In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.

We're always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Flats

Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.

Live Bait

No live bait provided.


No meal provided.

Gear & Packing


Fishing License, Ice Box, Rods, reels & tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.

Required Items

Nothing additional needed.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

No license needed for this trip.

Start Location

Bayou Avenue, Boca Grande, FL 33921, United States