Guided by Zach Fischer
Flats Inshore Nearshore
Captain Zach was born and raised on Captiva Island. Yes that’s right… an Island native. I’ve spent most of my entire life fishing off the waters of Captiva, Sanibel & Naples. My father was the head guide out of South Seas Plantation. He has recently retired after a historic career of over 40years (That’s a lot of time in the SW Florida sun). My older brother and I were helping him catch bait since the time we could stand. When we were younger we would spend our free time on his charters learning from the best of the best. This enabled both of us to outfish 90% of the guides on the water by the time we were 10 years old. When I was just 11 I received my first boat. Having this boat enabled both of us to venture out on our own to apply new techniques and find new fishing spots. My family and I take tremendous pride in the first hand knowledge we’ve established over a lifetime on the waters off SW Florida. My 2 brothers and I are now guiding the waters and sharing our passion with our guest.
Only good things can come from combining experience and passion! Captain Zach and Nick are two brothers who have been fishing together there whole lives! As 2nd generation fishing guides, and Captiva natives, their experience is 2nd to none. The love they both share for the sport is directly reflected in their charters and with experience and enthusiasm, they know how to show their clients the best possible time out on the water! Beyond superior onboard service and company, Zach and Nick are the premier light-tackle fishing guides the area has to offer. They are experts at fishing Sanibel Island, North Captiva, Pine Island, Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach. They know how to best fish the flats, bays, passes and Gulf of Mexico for Snook, Tarpon, Redfish, Trout, Shark, Grouper, Kingfish, Cobia, Permit, Jack Crevalle, Snapper, Spanish Mackerel and other inshore and offshore varieties that either make SW Florida their home or are migrating along in the Gulf of Mexico. Due to SW Florida’s amazing weather and fabulous fishing year-round, their calendar is always crowded. To ensure availability of the dates of your choice, we recommend booking at least two to three months in advance is especially during the spring and summer months. Book early for Tarpon charters as the season is short and these dates are the first to go. Remember, it’s often better to fish on weekdays to avoid the crowds. Read More
Great guy (Zach). Put us on fish and had a great time.
They caught quite a few fish and loved the Capitan. They were ready to go back the minute they got home
Very energetic captain. Excellent knowledge of local fishing waters. Great boat. Truly enjoyed our trip.
We will book with Captain Zach any day of the week! He went above and beyond. Hooked up on a big tarpon, Spanish mackerel, and trout. He made our trip. Best guide we have ever had, and even a better guy. We will be booking with him for many years to come! …
Captain was extremely knowledgeable and had us on the fish right away. There were four of us and we kept him busy with taking our fish off and baiting our lines. He was so patient and personable. We will definitely book with him again.
Blacktip Shark, Cobia, Gag Grouper, Goliath Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Kingfish, Mangrove Snapper, Permit, Red Grouper, Redfish, Snook, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, Tarpon
Bottom Fishing, Bowfishing, Drift Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing
Flats, Inshore, Nearshore
15107 Captiva Drive, Captiva, FL, United States | Bodies of water fished: Boca Grande Pass, Fort Myers Beach