Guided by Roger Gendron
Flats Inshore River
Captain Roger has been actively guiding fly anglers since 1989 and is dedicated to the quality over quantity practice of the saltwater fly fishing and light tackle experience. It's the serenity of the search coupled with the anticipation of the find that turns a pastime into a passion. After guiding for over thirty years that is his story, and he wants to share it with you. Whether you are flinging flies or lobbing lures, sight casting or just dropping it right where they outta be, for Captain Roger the focus is always on you and your day on the water.
Orvis-endorsed guide, captain Roger fishes Charlotte Harbor from Port Charlotte to Matlacha, Florida, including the bays to the west, Boca Grande, Myakka and Peace River Deltas. Miles of mangrove shorelines border acres of skinny flats, bars, and coves that create a premier destination for the most passionate fly and light tackle anglers. With Captain Roger, you'll enjoy sight-casting in a foot of water or entice ferocious strikes off the surface. Select a day on our super skinny Hewes poling skiff, the best selection for furtive fish hunting. Go solo or bring a witness, but 2 is our limit for the skiff. She's a great choice for light tackle anglers, or a fly/light tackle combo trip! Top-brand rods, reels, and all required tackle will be provided, as well as fishing licenses for any resident or visitor. Guests are welcome to bring a favorite fishing outfit. Complimentary ice and bottled water are also on board. Join in the game of stealth for a memorable day out on these bucolic waters! Read More
Great day, lot of fun. Roger introduced us to different types of fishing, in the harbors, along side the reefs. We caught quite a few and just ate two. Great Captain and boat.
the trip was fine the captain was great, not his fault the wind was erratic and the fish didnt corporate.. thanks captain roger, and will book again when I get the chance
Captain Roger was knowledgeable, informative, personable and best of all put us on a lot of stripers! Would definitely do it again!
wonderful experience. Captain Roger very competent and personable and willing to accommodate and share extensive knowledge with customers. Caught 3 species of fish per our request striper, sea bass and blues Knowledge not only of fishing but of Westport and environs. We can’t wait to book another trip as soon as we can. …
Captain Roger provided my brothers and I a great experience on the Long Island Sound. We caught a variety of fish and were very happy with the charter fishing! We would definitely do it again. Thanks Captain Roger!
Great day, knowledgeable captain, kept us moving when things slowed, kept us on the fish. Caught a lot of stripers, fluke, porgy, and I seemed to attract sea robins. Lots of fun.
Jack Crevalle, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Snook, Speckled Trout, Tarpon
Artificial Lure Fishing, Fly Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Sight Casting
Flats, Inshore, River
Ponce De Leon Park, Ponce de Leon Parkway, Punta Gorda, FL, USA | Bodies of water fished: Charlotte Harbor, Myakka River, Peace River, Pine Island Sound, Boca Grande Pass, Fort Myers Beach, Pine Island