Back Bay Trip – 27’ Carolina

Starting at $375 | 4 - 8 Hours | Inshore, Nearshore | 1 - 6 People
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Pricing & Availability

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Species

Blacktip Shark, Gag Grouper, Lemon Shark, Mangrove Snapper, Red Grouper, Redfish, Sheepshead, Snook, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout, Tarpon

Techniques

Artificial Lures, Drift Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle, Live Bait

About Your Trip

Captain Rich runs affordable back bay, inshore, and nearshore private fishing charter and guide services located on Fort Myers Beach, Florida. His operation is family-owned and operated by the native Irishman, himself, Capt Rich! His passion for fishing grew stronger than ever when he moved to Florida and began fishing the Gulf of Mexico. With over 20 years of knowledge and experience on Fort Myers Beach, Capt Rich set out to pursue his dream in sharing a love of fishing with others. Captain Rich prides himself on running fun charters for all ages as he offers a variety of fishing trips for four, six, and eight hour trips targeting Redfish, Snapper, Snook, Trout, Grouper, Shark and more!

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About Your Boat

Boat Type: Center Console
Boat Manufacturer: Carolina Skiff
Boat Length: 27 ft
Year Built: 2008
Engine Manufacturer: Yamaha
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 150 hp
Additional Amenities: Live Bait Well, Ice Box

About Your Guide  Certified Damn Good Guide

Captain Rich was born in Tullamore, Ireland in 1979, but did not make his way to the States until 2001. It did not take him long to discover that his new home was in Southwest Florida, where he could pursue his deepest passion—fishing! The only thing Captain Rich enjoys more than pulling in a big Red is helping his clients experience the same excitement! He has made quite the life for himself over the last 20 years, with a beautiful home and family to show for it. He takes great pride in how far he has come and loves to pass that same Irish luck on to his passengers.

Reviews

Ray B.

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May 30, 2021


Great fishing trip! Captain Rich did a wonderful job of keeping us on fish. We reached our limit on keepers. It was a busy day on the water due to holiday traffic, but Rich knew where to go. Will definitely be back again. If you’re looking for a guys trip, ...Read More

Jodie M.

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March 7, 2020


We had a great afternoon! We caught so many fish! Super helpful captain and reasonable price!

Eileen M.

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February 20, 2021


Great time! Captain Mark was very knowledgeable!

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

Nearshore, Inshore

Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Tackle

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.

Beer

Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included

Weather

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.

Lunch

No meal provided.

Gear & Packing

Provided

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

Yes, cancel for free up to 1 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

No license needed for this trip.

Start Location

18400 San Carlos Boulevard, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931, United States