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Artificial Lure Fishing Charters Near Bokeelia, Fl
The four hour Backwater/nearcoastal Fishing Charter includes a yeti cooler with ice and all the gear and licensing needed for the charter. I can accommodate up to four people. I have kids life jackets if needed. All trips either start at 8 AM to 12 PM or 1 PM to 5 PM. Read More
4 Hour Backwater/Nearcoastal Fishing Charter
If you're looking for an unforgettable fishing adventure in Placida, FL, look no further than a charter with Captain Lou! With his expert guidance and top-of-the-line equipment, you'll have everything you need to catch some of the most prized game fish in the area, including Redfish, Snook, and Speckled Trout. As you board Captain Lou's 30' Conch center console, you'll be greeted by a spacious deck and state-of-the-art equipment. Captain Lou is a seasoned angler who knows these waters like the back of his hand. He'll take you to the best spots where the fish are biting, and he'll provide all the gear and knowledge you need to catch them. As you cruise along the turquoise waters, you'll be treated to stunning views of the surrounding islands and coastline. You might even spot a pod of dolphins or a sea turtle as you make your way to your fishing destination. Once you arrive, you'll drop your lines and wait for the action to start. Redfish, Snook, and "Specks" are known for great action, making them great fun for even the most experienced angler. With Captain Lou's guidance, you'll be able to hook these elusive fish and reel them in with ease. But the fun doesn't stop there. Captain Lou's center console is equipped with all the amenities you need to make your fishing trip comfortable and enjoyable. You can relax in the shade of the T-top or take a break in the comfortable seating area. And with a cooler full of drinks and snacks on board, you can keep your energy levels up throughout the day. At the end of the trip, you'll return to shore with a cooler full of fresh fish and memories that will last a lifetime. Whether you're an experienced angler or a first-timer, Captain Lou's charter fishing trip is an adventure you don't want to miss. So book your trip today and get ready to experience the thrill of reeling in some of the most prized game fish in Placida! Read More
Slammin' Snook, Reds, And More
These trips are nearshore/inshore with a maximum distance offshore of 9 miles. Most fishing will be with live bait for snook, sea trout, redfish, tarpon, jack crevalle, snapper, grouper, and permit. Fishing licenses are included with trip as well as all tackle necessary. Water and ice will also be included, as well as the fileting of fish. Read More
Fort Myers/Sanibel Fishing Trip
When booking a backcountry fishing charter you will be fishing the endless and pristine flats and mangrove lined shorelines in Charlotte Harbor and the surrounding waters. We will be targeting snook, redfish, and trout depending on the time of year. When backcountry fishing the species you may encounter vary because Southwest Florida inshore waters are so diverse. When booking a backcountry trip just ask the captain what is biting for best results Read More
Back Country/ Inshore
Set sail for a memorable trip in the Backbay and Inshore waters of Sanibel, Fort Myers Beach, and Bonita Springs. Captain Drew offers conventional inshore and fly fishing. Inshore fishing seems to be one of Captain Drews's most popular options and consists of fishing the mangroves and oyster bars with live baitfish. In the shallow backwaters, you'll have the opportunity to catch Redfish, Snook, Trout, Sharks, Snapper, Flounder, Jack Crevalle, Sheepshead, and many more. The possibilities are endless. Captain Drew provides all the gear you'll need for a successful day out on the water including rods, reels, tackle, bait, fishing licenses, and ice. All he recommends you bring are some extra snacks and drinks, and he'll take care of the rest! Read More
Cape Coral Inshore - 21’ Tidewater
On this fishing trip with Captain Rob, you'll fish the inshore waters of Estero Bay, Matanzas Pass, and Southern Pine Island Sound, looking for a variety of species including Mangrove Snapper, Sheepshead, Seatrout, Spanish Mackerel, Pompano, and Gag Grouper (when in season). There's a little bit of everything on this trip; you'll get the enjoy the beautiful scenery, catch fun fighting fish, and take home an excellent dinner! You'll mix it up on this trip, using a combination of trolling and light-tackle fishing, changing your baits and lures depending on the weather, season, and target species. Captain Rob will take you out on his 25' SeaQuest center console, powered by a 300HP Suzuki engine. This boat is perfect for navigating the costal waters you'll be fishing. You will need to bring your sun protection, a hat, and some sunglasses and you'll be ready to hit the water. Be sure to pack an ice chest so that you can take home the tasty fish you'll catch! Read More
Fort Myers Inshore Fishing Trip
Join Captain Chris for a fantastic fishing adventure. Their experienced Captain, Captain Chris, has over 30 years of fishing experience. Everything aboard is up to date and double-checked to provide you with a safe and rewarding experience that the entire family can enjoy. Custom fishing trips are definitely available just give us a call if you have a specific trip in mind and we'll do our best to make it happen! For a standard day offshore, Captain Chris will usually motor out a couple of miles to do some jigging, bottom fishing, and fish catching! While jigging the reefs you can expect to hook into the likes of Cobia, Amberjack, and all kinds of Grouper and Snapper. Bottom fishing the wreck sites and deeper water structures are going to be more geared toward tasty Snapper and Grouper species! You are welcome to get as involved as you would like with your adventure as well, whether you'd rather lounge until the reel starts screaming or if you want your hand on the rod moving the jig around the whole time, Captain Chris can make it happen! After you've booked the date all you'll need to do is meet up with Captain Chris at the Punta Rassa Boat Ramp with your favorite snacks and drinks, Captain Chris will provide everything else you could possibly need to get you started on the right foot. Aside from all the gear, bait, and licenses Captain Chris will offer to fillet and package your catch for you free of charge! And if you're visiting from out of town, they will pack and ship your fish back home for you! (Note: this is at the customer's expense). Read More
All-Day Getaway Trip
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
Fly Fishing Backcountry & Flats,
Hop on board with Captain Scott for an exciting day of chasing "Silver Kings" in the stunning Florida inshores! Boca Grande is a fantastic spot to catch some of the sought-after inshore fish that Florida is known for, including elusive Tarpon! The opportunity to Tarpon fish in Florida is an awesome experience that is on most anglers' bucket lists. Boca Grande Tarpon are considered one of the greatest saltwater game fish. They are prized not only because of the great size but also because of the fight they put up and their spectacular leaping ability. This huge and majestic fish can weigh up to 200+ pounds and jump upwards of 8 feet out of the water. A typical tarpon season runs from about April to October but the best time in the Boca Grande area is May-July. On this 8-hour trip, Captain Scott will take you on a short trip to the inshore flats around Boca Grande Pass to target some hard-fighting Tarpon. You'll be drift fishing with light or heavy tackle and choosing from a selection of live bait or artificial lures. Anglers of all skill levels can benefit from Scott's tips and have a great day on the water! Captain Scott has dedicated his career to becoming an expert on finding the best fishing spots and having the best equipment to get the job done. You're sure to be in good hands when on board with him! You'll be fishing from Captain Scott's custom built 24' Proline which offers a super shallow draft to fish the flats and back country in this area. This stable platform also allows him to run up to 4 customers in comfort. She's powered by a reliable 2018 200hp Yamaha Four Stroke and equipped with Simrad electronics, a Powerpole, a Motor guide Wireless Trolling Motor, and a 60 gallon Live Bait Well to keep all baits alive for a productive day of fishing. Captain Scott will provide all rods, reels and quality tackle from Daiwa and AVET Reels, including fresh braided line and the most dependable hooks on the market. All you need to bring is any sun protection, food or drinks you might want while on the water. Book your trip today and get ready to bend some rods! Read More
Boca Grande Tarpon
Join Captain Dan to customize a perfect day on the water out of Fort Meyers! Little fishing in the morning. Bring a picnic lunch at a private beach location. Little shelling in the afternoon, or if you'd rather chase your next trophy the whole time he can't help with that as well! Captain Dan is all about catering to your preferences and wants to help you plan a memorable experience! Captain Dan likes to run trips around Sanibel, Captiva, Cayo Costa, Pine Island, and Matlacha, but also runs trips in farther destinations like the Everglades, Cape Romano, and 10,000 Islands for an additional 75$ charge if you are interested in exploring a little further from home base! Depending on where you choose to go and what you’re aiming for, you could have opportunities at Redfish, Snook, and Trout, to Tarpon and a variety of Snapper species while out there with Dan. Capt. Dan will supply everything you need for a productive day of fishing, including rods, reels, and tackle. Though he'll use live bait from time to time he is truly a master of artificial bait presentation and loves to show his clients the wonders of light tackle sight fishing. 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. Read More
Fort Myers / Sanibel Inshore Action
Head out with Captain Billy for an awesome light tackle fishing experience aboard his 25' Skeeter bay boat! She's equipped with a trolling motor, so you can stalk the shallow water and handle the surf! Whether your looking to hook into inshore sportfish like Snook, Redfish, Snapper and Trout, or head a little further offshore to fish the nearshore reefs and wrecks from Grouper and Mackerel, Captain Billy has you covered! He supplies all the tackle, bait, rods, reels, and fishing licenses for your adventure, so all you have to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks. Captain Billy will take care of the rest! Captain Billy is more than willing to cater your departure location to make the commute as easy as possible. He runs trips down the coast from Sanibel to Placida, and can pick you up at Bokeelia Boat Ramp, Matlacha Boat Ramp, Punta Rassa Boat Ramp, pr can even boat across the sound to pick you up in Placida. Just let him know what's most convenient for you! Read More
If you're a saltwater angler looking to go toe-to-toe with one of the world's most badass sportfish, this trip with Captain Phil has your name on it! He's an expert at finding and hooking big-time Tarpon, Florida's premier inshore sport species. These fish are big, beautiful, and known worldwide for their ferocious fighting abilities and acrobatic leaps! Commonly known as the "Silver King", these fish are the top predators in their inshore habitat, and hooking one is the experience of a lifetime. You'll chase bites using light tackle techniques with both bait and lures. Tarpon behavior changes depending on the season, the water conditions, and even the phases of the moon, so Captain Phil's expertise here is absolutely invaluable. Fishing for Tarpon is unlike any other kind of fishing. When you hook one, breathe, remain calm and focus on listening to Captain Phil's instructions—these monsters are notoriously good at snapping lines and throwing hooks! Play the fish well, and you'll have a chance to make some real lifelong memories. On this trip, you'll also be able to go after giant Goliath Grouper, Hammerhead Sharks, Jack Crevalle, and other species as well! Just tell Phil what you're after and he'll do everything he can to put you on the fish. Captain Phil will provide all the fishing gear—including rods, reels, tackle, and bait—plus fishing licenses, water, and ice. There is usually ample room in the onboard coolers, but you may bring a small cooler for your provisions if you’d prefer. In the summer months, it's bound to be hot, but long sleeved shirts are highly recommended to protect you from the sun. Captain Phil also suggests sunblock, polarized sunglasses, and a hat. Shoes should be made for wet surfaces. Plan on memorable moments, and bring your favorite camera! Read More
Boca Grande Pass Legendary Tarpon
Captain Mike Jr is ready for your experience to begin with the best experience a Boca Grande Fishing Charter can offer. Some of his client's favorite charter destinations include, Little Gasparilla Island, Boca Grande, Don Pedro Island, Knight's Island, Palm Island, Englewood, Pine Island, Cabbage Key, Venice, Port Charlotte and more! If you don't see your location listed, but you'd like a fishing charter in South West Florida, please feel free to reach out. If Captain Mike can't service the area you're interested we know tons of other guides that can! On these inshore trips you will mostly be using light tackle spinning gear (which Captain Mike will provide). You'll be throwing either live bait (pin fish, shrimp, blue crabs) or fishing artificial lures. From hammering the mangroves in the backwaters to stalking fish on off the beaches, Captain Mike is an expert at it all and will show you how to get on the fish. When Tarpon season is in, Tarpon trips become the most heavily desired trips Captain Mike runs, and for good reason. Between insane strength, aerial displays, and gianormous size, Tarpon are arguable one of the funnest species to chase. When the Tarpon have migrated elsewhere (October - April), your main targets for the day include Snook, Redfish, Trout, Sharks, a variety of Snapper species. Depending on the time of year don't be surprised if you catch Triple Tail, Permit, Barracuda, and Sheepsheadm and If you want to do battle with one of the biggest fish in the ocean, Captain Mike also know how to hook into Goliath Grouper! Local Hot Spots: TURTLE BAY Turtle Bay is a large bay with mostly shallow water. There are several deep spots in Turtle Bay as well, but navigation can be tricky if you don't have an experienced Captain. When in this area we will typically be catching Trout, Snook and Redfish. BULL BAY Bull Bay is an isolated, world famous fishing bay, surrounded by untouched land. Past Presidents have come to this area specifically to fish these waters. The bay is mostly shallow water, with deep pockets and pot holes. During the winter months large amounts of Snook rest in these pockets for high volume fishing. Captain Mike will provide expert advice on where the best fishing is and what species is hottest, but is most interested in doing whatever it is you'd like to do on your charter. So if there is a species you'd like to target or location you'd like to fish please leave notes when you book so Captain Mike can plan accordingly. No matter where you fish, Captain Mike has you covered with all the top-of-the-line rods, reels, tackle and lures you will need for a successful day out on the water. All he recommends you bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, sunglasses, and the desire to catch a pile of fish! Read More
Five Hour Trip - 23’ Hanson
Charlotte Harbor and the surrounding bays and rivers of Southwest Florida are a light tackle anglers' wonderland. Whether drifting acres of shallow flats or sneaking through the labyrinth of mangroves, fly and spin casting opportunities abound year-round. Hunt for a variety of species such as, Snook, Redfish, Trout, Tarpon and more. Sight cast to your quarry in as little as a foot of water and draw ferocious strikes from the surface. Orvis-endorsed guide, captain Gendron has been guiding anglers over thirty years and is committed to a safe and exceptional fishing experience. Also, captain Gendron is a certified “Florida Friendly" guide by the University of Florida, upholding high environmental standards. Guests are welcome to our quiver of top-quality tackle, with plenty of secure storage available for your favorite travel rig. Complimentary ice and water are also provided. Fish from our swift and steady 22’ Bay boat to access miles of shallow water fun. With a huge casting deck forward, and ample cockpit space aft, she is an excellent choice for a light tackle outing for up to 4 people. Or, for a fly fishing and light tackle combo trip. Your adventure starts in Charlotte Harbor. Read More
Light Tackle Backcountry
Fishing in the inshore waters around Englewood with Captain Tim means you'll be exploring the inlets, back bays, and beach front surf around Manasota Key, Don Pedro Key, all the way down to Caya Costa occasionally as well. These productive waters are home to big Snook, Redfish, Trout, Sheepshead and all kinds of Snapper. Tarpon also inhabit these waters during the late spring and summer months. And when they're in town we highly recommend giving Tarpon fishing a shot! There is nothing quite as fun as stalking fish along mangrove islands, stalking across shallow water bays, pitching live-baits into structure, or drifting baits through passes. Captain Tim mostly uses live bait and spinning reels. With proven success, he finds this is the most effective way to put fish into the boat! Since everything is provided aboard Captain Tim's Charters from Rods and Reels to Ice and Water, all you need to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, your sunglasses, and your camera and you'll be all set! I licensed for 6 passengers but only 4 lines at a time. So price is for 4 angler additional $20 per head on passenger five and six. thank you Read More
Inshore Trip - 23 Parker Custom
On this awesome trip with Captain Roland, you'll explore the back bays, mangrove channels, and inshore areas around Cape Coral, FL, searching for Redfish, Speckled Trout, Ladyfish, Snook, and more! These species are all a blast to catch, and are great table fare too. As you make your way through the mangroves and shallow flats, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the coast and a chance to spot a variety of marine life. With Captain Roland's expert guidance, you'll be casting your lines and reeling in fish species in no time! His 21' Tidewater bay boat is purpose-built for fishing in shallow water, so you'll be able to get back into the "skinny water" where trophy fish like to hang out. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, you'll have an unforgettable day on the water with Captain Roland. Get out there and experience a thrilling fishing trip! Read More
Cape Coral Back Bays
Come aboard Captain Jon’s custom-built Mako 21' LTS hybrid flats/bay boat for a great day of fishing and exploring the waters of southwest Florida. The hull design allows for both skinny water fishing and a comfortable ride to the nearshore reefs if the weather delivers a slight chop. She’s powered by a Mercury 200 horsepower Mercury four-stroke engine providing plenty of power and reliability. Twin 12-foot MinnKota Talons aka ‘shallow water anchoring system’ which allows Captain Jon to anchor the boat without using an anchor, while the Minn Kota Ulterra Trolling motor will quietly sneak up on skittish redfish or move along mangrove shorelines in search of snook and other game fish. Your fishing experience will be made easier thanks to the new Humminbird Solix with One-boat network total boat control and GPS/depth sounder with Mega imaging. The sounder will allow Captain Jon to see the fish before you catch them! While out on the water you can expect to hook into Redfish, Snook, Speckled Trout, Permit, and even Tarpon when they're around. Captain Jon always knows what's biting best and can give expert advice on what species will be best to target on a given day. He also provides all the fishing gear you could possibly need for a successful day out on the water including bait, tackle, and fishing licenses. All Captain Jon recommends that you bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, and a desire to catch some fish! Read More
Gallivanting In The Gulf
Head out with Captain Derek for an awesome saltwater fishing experience aboard his 24' sportsman. Captain Derek has been fishing Estero Bay and Pine Island sound since before he could walk, and knows all the best spots to hook into Redfish, Snook, Trout, Tarpon, and Goliath Grouper, and much more. He is an expert at catering his trips to your needs, so just let him know what species your looking to chase and Captain Derek will give it everything he's got to make it happen. All the gear is provided for these trips aboard Captain Derek's boat, from rod's, reels, tackle, bait, and fishing licenses, to ice, water, and great advice. Thus, all he recommends you bring are some snacks and your favorite drinks if you'd like, He'll take care of the rest! Read More
Fort Myers Fishing Rodeo
Everything to Know About Booking a Bokeelia artificial lure fishing charter
What are the best artificial lure fishing charters in Bokeelia?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 32 artificial lure fishing trip in Bokeelia: Boca Grande Tarpon Hook-Up guided by Chris.
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What types of artificial lure fishing charters are common in Bokeelia?
Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for artificial lure fishing in Bokeelia as well as inshore fishing, flats fishing, and nearshore fishing.
The most commonly sought after species for artificial lure fishing in Bokeelia are: 1. speckled trout, 2. snook, 3. redfish, and 4. tarpon.
How much do Bokeelia artificial lure fishing charters cost?
for artificial lure fishing in Bokeelia prices can range anywhere from an affordable $250 to $2,590, but the average price for a half day trip for artificial lure fishing in Bokeelia is $569. The average price for a full day trip for artificial lure fishing in Bokeelia is $1,000.
What month is best for on a artificial lure fishing charter in Bokeelia?
The most popular season to go on a artificial lure fishing charter in Bokeelia is summer, and most anglers book their trips 18 days in advance.
Do I need a Bokeelia fishing license and what are the bag limits in Bokeelia?
You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Bokeelia don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in Bokeelia.
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