Kraken Coastal Charter in Fort Myers, Florida

Guided by Dylan Hood

Flats Inshore Nearshore

About Your Guide

Captain Dylan is a USCG licensed and insured charter guide based out of Fort Myers, FL. Captain Dylan has been fishing the Florida waters since he was 8 years old. He got his first boat at 15 and hasn’t lost his passion for angling since! Captain Dylan wears many hats, aside from being a licensed charter captain, he’s a full-time firefighter and a licensed paramedic! He loves to take anglers of all skill levels out and especially enjoys seeing how excited the little ones get about catching their first fish. Have the true Florida inshore fishing experience fishing with Captain Dylan out on the beautiful waters around Fort Meyers!

Kraken Coastal Charter Trips

Join Captain Dylan for a fishing adventure you won’t forget! Capt. Dylan has been fishing the local waters for over two decades and knows how to get you on top of the fish you’re after. You’ll be casting off of a 23’ Pathfinder bay boat, powered by a speedy 250 HP Yamaha SHO V8 engine. She’s equipped with top of the line Garmin electronics, a live well, and wireless trolling motor for when you need to slow things down and get stealthy! She can accommodate up to 6 anglers and children are always welcome aboard. The Pine Island area is one of the best-known fishing destinations in Southwest Florida, owing to its plentiful year-round fishery. Depending on what you’re aiming for, you’ll go after anything from Redfish, Snook, and Trout, to Tarpon and Snapper. Spearfishing, fly fishing, and bowfishing can also be arranged – just let us know in advance if that’s what you’d like to do! Capt. Dylan will supply everything you need for a productive day of fishing, including rods, reels, and tackle. He’ll also provide bottled water, though you’re free to bring any other snacks and refreshments you’d like to enjoy. At the end of the day, he’ll clean and bag your catch for easy transport home. Have the true Florida inshore experience with a seasoned local guide aboard with Captain Dylan! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Matlacha

Inshore Redfish Roundup

100% (8)
23 ft 1 - 4 People From $175 / person

Join Captain Dylan for a family style fishing adventure you won’t soon forget! Capt. Dylan has been fishing the local waters for over two decades and is an expert at catching fish, finding shells and sharks teeth, and having a great time on the water! You’ll be casting off of a 23’ Pathfinder bay boat, powered by a speedy 250 HP Yamaha SHO V8 engine. She’s equipped with top of the line Garmin electronics, a live well, and wireless trolling motor for when you need to slow things down and get stealthy! She can accommodate up to 6 anglers and children are always welcome and encouraged for these trips! The Pine Island area is one of the best-known fishing destinations in Southwest Florida, owing to its plentiful year-round fishery. Depending on what you’re aiming for, you’ll go after anything from Redfish, Snook, and Trout, to Tarpon and Snapper. After some rod bending action Captain Dylan will motor back into shore to hit some of his favorite remote beaches to find some exquisite shells and break for lunch/fun under the sun. If you don't know already, ask Captain Dylan about sharks teeth! They can be so much fun to find and are usually thousands and thousands of years old! Capt. Dylan will supply everything you need for a productive day of fishing, including rods, reels, and tackle. He’ll also provide bottled water, though you’re free to bring any other snacks and refreshments you’d like to enjoy. At the end of the day, he’ll clean and bag your catch for easy transport home. Have the true Florida inshore experience with a seasoned local guide aboard with Captain Dylan! **Half-Day** fishing trip for 4 hours. You can target a variety of fish or stick to a particular species if requested. This trip ensures a fun time on the water with some good fishing! **3/4 day** fishing trip for 6 hours. You can target a variety of different fish or stick to a particular species if requested. This trip ensures a fun time on the water with some good fishing! A quick lunch break at a water-side restaurant is always an option. **Full-Day** fishing trip for 8 hours. This will maximize the amount of fish we can catch and keep. We will target many different fish or stick to a particular species if requested. This trip ensures a fun time on the water with some good fishing! A quick lunch break at a water-side restaurant is always an option as well! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Matlacha

Pine Island Fishing And Shelling

100% (8)
23 ft 1 - 6 People From $117 / person

Recent Reviews of Kraken Coastal Charter

Kami S.

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Dylan is a terrific charter captain. I caught so many fish!! Will definitely be booking again! 5 stars from me!

V M.

Fishing

I always book Dylan when I'm in town. He's very knowledgeable about what we're fishing for and always catch a ton of fish. His boat is very clean and well kept. Can't wait to go fishing with him again!

Mike S.

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Thank you for such an enjoyable trip. Great fishing, beautiful boat and nice company. The fish tasted awesome. I look forward to doing it again.

Shannon G.

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Captain Dylan was great. He took our family on a day cruise to the beach, collected shells, fished and caught snapper that we targeted, and brought us to a great restaurant for lunch. Excellent captain, great with the kids and highly recommended!

Sue

Verified Review Fishing

We rented two boats because we had 8 people who wanted to fish. Our captains, Dillion and Logan, were excellent. The 5 teenagers and 3 adults had the best time. Even caught some fish. Highly recommend these two captains.

Robert

Verified Review Fishing

Dylan was great. Very professional, helped with our girls having a great time. I would highly recommend him.

Ryan B.

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We came down from Minnesota to fish with Dylan for a surprise 13th birthday fishing trip for my oldest son. Dylan was well prepared with every kind of bait and gear we might need and was very knowledgable about the fish species we were targeting. We caught 6 new species for us including a good number of redfish and snook. Also seeing the large number of dolphins hanging out near our boat in most of the locations we fished was a lot of fun for us. Would highly recommend Dylan to anyone looking to have a good day fishing and have no doubt we will have him guide us again for the spring tarpon run at some point in the near future.

Andrew H.

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Capt Dylan was fantastic. He knew right where to take us and put us on fish 2 out of 2 times. He even filleted our sheepshead first us. Great trip!

Hunter H.

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I booked a half day charter with captain Dylan. The boat was very comfy and he was extremely accommodating to our son. We drove around Matlacha and pine island area taking in all of captain Dylan’s info on the area. We stopped for lunch and a local sandbar to let our son swim. After we had one last request. For our son to touch his first fish. With minutes to spare as our trip was about to be over, The Captain made It happen. He caught a puffer fish at a near by dock. What a great day. Thanks Capt. Dylan. Hope to fish with you again soon

Species

Gag Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Kingfish, Ladyfish, Mangrove Snapper, Red Grouper, Redfish, Sheepshead, Snook, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, Tarpon, Tripletail

Techniques

Artificial Lure Fishing, Bottom Fishing, Deep Dropping, Drift Fishing, Heavy Tackle Fishing, Jigging, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing, Sight Casting, Trolling

Types of Fishing

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore

Start Location

4577 Pine Island Rd, Matlacha, FL 33993, USA | Bodies of water fished: Boca Grande Pass, Fort Myers Beach

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