Nearshore Trip With Captain Phil

Starting at $700 | 4 - 8 Hours | Nearshore | 5 People | Trip #2291

About Your Trip

Captain Phil welcomes you aboard his brand new 24 Avenger with a tower on it for Tarpon fishing and Permit fishing on the nearshore wrecks! Captain Phil has been serving clients in the Naples area since 1996. He offers nearshore fishing adventures for the entire family and for serious anglers. These Nearshore fishing excursions can be day or night trips, fishing the Gulf of Mexico for grouper, snapper, cobia, permit, kingfish, barracuda, and giant Jewfish on the wrecks.

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About Your Boat

Boat Type
Center Console
Boat Manufacturer
Year Built
Boat Length
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
GPS, Fishfinder, Flybridge, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Certified Damn Good Guide

Captain Phil was born and raised in Southwest Florida, and has been fishing the Collier County local waters for over 25 years. He is a licensed USCG Captain, and founded his fishing charters in 1996. Capt. Phil offers exciting offshore and backwater fishing excursions for all guests, mo matter if you are a group of friends or a family, fishing for the first time or a serious angler.

Start Location

1600 Danford Street, Naples, FL, USA

Amenities and Information

Water Type


Skill Levels


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


This trip has multiple pickup locations.


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.


Barracuda, Cobia, Gag Grouper, Goliath Grouper, Mutton Snapper, Permit, Yellowtail Snapper


Bottom Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Trolling

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
For live bait we can either spend 30-45min catching or you can pay an additional 100$ to have it ready to go at the dock when you show up. 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 QR code that acts like a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code 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 3 days before the trip.

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select a trip date, duration, group size and start time.

Select a date to view pricing.
Cancel for free up to 3 days before the trip.
You're in good hands

Our 4.9/5 average review score speaks for itself and we've got you covered with our 100% Weather Guarantee.


Rick R.


May 17, 2023

Captain Haley and Mate provided an outstanding day for my wife and I. My wife is handicap, and in a wheelchair. They went above and beyond to see that she had a safe and fantastic day. And oh yeah, Captain put us on the fish! Limited out on Snapper and ...Read More

Maria L.


May 17, 2023

Captain Philip and Tim did an amazing job of making sure we caught fish and always had bait ready to hook on the line! It was a beautiful day and so glad we caught a ton of fish!

Justin C.


May 17, 2023

Captain Phil and Tim were great! We were a family of 2 adults and 2 kids. Caught grouper, tri-tail, flounder, snapper, and more. Kids loved it.

Kevin B.


May 17, 2023

Capt Phil is an amazing captain and a great person. Highly recommended


Verified Review Fishing

February 15, 2023

Great trip and lots of action catching fish! Great music and Captain Phil was an awesome guy!

Ryan B.


July 13, 2021

We were on the fish for the majority of our trip. Fish running and shoaling all over.

Kristi H.


June 22, 2021

The sharks were so bad the Tarpon wouldn’t bite but we had a blast! The shark were definitely biting! Great day on the water. Would definitely use this charter again.

Chris P.


April 15, 2021

Phil is a great captain and an all around humble guy. We booked an off shore trip but due to wether we weren’t able to make it out. Phil took us all around close to land and did a great job at keeping it fun and eventful. He was awesome ...Read More

Chris D.


March 22, 2021

I contacted Captain Phil the day for our trip and he mentioned that he might be able to get us on some tarpon the next morning. Captain Phil and his first mate Tim were able to get us on four monster tarpon early the next morning. Unfortunately not made it ...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 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 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!