Gallivanting In The Gulf

Starting at $550 | 4 - 6 Hours | Flats, Inshore | 4 People | Trip #2080

About Your Trip

Come aboard Captain Jon’s custom-built Mako 21' LTS hybrid flats/bay boat for a great day of fishing and exploring the waters of southwest Florida. The hull design allows for both skinny water fishing and a comfortable ride to the nearshore reefs if the weather delivers a slight chop. She’s powered ... Read More

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Bay Boat
Boat Manufacturer
Year Built
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Mercury Pro XS
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Ice Box

About Your Guide

19 Years of Experience
To Captain Jon, fishing is tied very closely with family. After losing his mother to a battle with cancer, he decided to start guiding fishing trips and dedicating a percentage of his earnings to cancer research. Beyond the financial aspect, he learned the importance of connecting with each and every ... Read More

Start Location

Imperial River Boat Ramp, South Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs, FL, USA

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Flats

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


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.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


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.


Blacktip Shark, Jack Crevalle, Ladyfish, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Sheepshead, Snook, Speckled Trout, Tarpon, Tripletail


Artificial Lure Fishing, Bottom Fishing, Fly Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Fishing License, Ice Box, Rods, reels & tackle included.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
No license needed for this trip.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping
We use a cashless autopay system. We'll send you a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your boarding pass to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is to tip your guide (we recommend 20%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Pricing & Availability

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Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.


Kevin P.


We booked a half day charter with Captain John. I brought my 12 year old son and my 73 year old step father who had never fished a day in his life. We caught almost 100 fish, including 5 small sharks. His boat is pristine, his personality ...Read More

Karen H.


My husband, 2 boys ages 5 &15, and I had a wonderful time with Capt Jon. Caught a lot of different kinds of fish. Capt Jon was very patient and knowledgeable with all of our questions! Clean boat, convenient location, and all around great experience.

Joseph W.


We caught a LOT of fish, some excellent conversation about the area, the history, and also caught a recommendation for an amazing post-fishing lunch spot. We didn't just see a lot of fish but also spotted multiple dolphins along the way and some manatees. We will definitely book with ...Read More


Verified Review Fishing

We had a great time and caught a lot of fish we will use Jon again

Tom H.


We booked a morning fishing trip with my younger two sons and I. In short, Captain Jon was awesome!! He was so patient with my sons taking care of the bait, casting into tight spots and answering their questions. It was a true pleasure to fish with ...Read More

First Time Booking with Us?

Captain Experiences is the home of over 1000 Damn Good fishing and hunting guides. Our mission is to unlock the outdoors for everyone, and we want to help you get out there through our no-hassle online booking experience and our team of outdoors experts.
We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, 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 boarding pass. Just show your guide your boarding pass on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. 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.
Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!