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Sight Casting Charters Near Punta Gorda, Fl
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
Inshore Redfish Roundup
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 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
Pine Island Fishing And Shelling
Escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life with a serene back bay fishing trip in the picturesque Estero Bay with avid captain and fisherman Captain Jesse. With over 30 years of fishing experience Captain Jesse make everyone from beginners to avid fisherman experience the best that Estero Bay has to offer. Wether you want your experience to be all about fishing, family fun, or a unique to your group Captain Jesse will cater your experience to exactly the day you imagined. Captain Jesse has also been a local "celebrity" on the island and is happy to show you around his favorite local waterfront restaurants and sandbars. He is a relaxed easy going captain who will make your group feel welcome with whatever experience you want. This back bay excursion offers the perfect blend of relaxation and excitement as you navigate the calm waters in search of abundant marine treasures. Accompanied by a seasoned captain, you'll have the opportunity to reel in some impressive catches, including Black Drum, Gag Grouper, the Spanish Mackerel, the Mangrove Snapper, and Florida Pompano. Black Drum: Powerful fish with impressive fighting abilities. Gag Grouper: Mild and delicate bottom-dwelling species. Spanish Mackerel: Agile fish with delicious taste. Mangrove Snapper: Colorful and versatile fish with sweet flavor. Florida Pompano: Silver-colored beauty with succulent, buttery flesh. Read More
Go Fish FMB
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
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
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
Reel Fishing SWFL Charters welcomes you to Florida! Capt. Miguel has over 20 years of fishing experience! This fishing charter service guarantees you a memorable experience on these waters. Come experience why Capt. Miguel has appeared on local TV news stations and named amongst one of the best Fishing Guides in Southwest Florida! Capt. Miguel will do all it takes to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves mainly fishing for Snook, Redfish, Snapper, Tarpon, Jack Crevalle, and Speckled Seatrout; depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, drift fishing, jigging, popping, and spinning to effectively catch the fish of your dreams. Your fishing adventure starts on a 20 foot Yamaha FSH 190 center console jet boat that can safely take up to 4 anglers on inshore trips. This boat offers sufficient storage for all your needs, ice boxes, a 30GL livewell, LED 360 lighting for comfortable night fishing trips, a music stereo and over 10 rod holders. Capt. Miguel provides you with all the premium rods, reels, terminal tackle, and bait. Your trip will include all the necessary fishing licenses for the day. The Captain will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip. The boat will be supplied with water, so all you have to bring is a snack. Reel Fishing SWFL Charters is excited to host you and hopes to see you on the water soon! Read More
2-6 Hours Inshore Fishing
Southwest Florida is well known for it's natural richness, which includes mangrove islands, oyster beds, and plentiful grass flats! here, you can catch everything from Tarpon to Tripletail, Snook to Snapper—plus many more! On this trip with Captain Brandon, you'll set out from beautiful Bokeelia, FL and enjoy a short ride through the pristine estuaries and mangrove channels. These areas are prime territory for baitfish and the bigger, predatory species that feed on them, and a perfect place to start hooking trophy fish! You'll be riding comfortably aboard Brandon's 22' Pathfinder, which is powered by a 200-HP Yamama VMAX SHO engine. Once you in the right spot, you'll be casting out with light tackle for big sportfish. Depending on what you want to catch, Captain Brandon will make sure you're equipped with the proper bait and tackle to get some huge bites! There's no better way to experience the scenic beauty and exciting fishing in this area, so book a trip and get out there! Read More
Inshore Fishing Excursion
Boca Grande is home to many fish species, but there's no doubt which one rules the water when it comes to action and excitement. Tarpon are Florida's premier inshore gamefish for a reason, and there's no better place to catch one than here with Captain Chris! Captain Chris has dedicated most of his life to helping people catch Tarpon. Targeting the "Silver King" has been a family tradition for a long time, and Tarpon fishing runs in his blood. At the age of five, Chris caught his first Tarpon, weighing around 80 pounds, in the deep waters of Boca Grande Pass with his father Mark. Even before that, his mother Cynthia was fighting Tarpon in Boca Grande Pass while pregnant with him. Captain Chris uses traditional live bait methods for catching Tarpon on his fishing charters. The most common live baits used include Blue Crabs, Pass Crabs, Squirrelfish, and Jumbo Shrimp. Live baits are drifted along the bottom of the pass, as well as other water columns where Tarpon can be found, using a transducer bottom machine. This method requires constant adjustment of the line depth to keep the baits within the “strike zone”. The live baits are presented as naturally as possible by using extra long leaders, heavy lead weights, and constant maneuvering of the boat by the Captain. Using these methods, Captain Chris consistently gets his clients on the fish, and—although there are no guarantees in fishing—has a better than 90% success rate when it comes to his Tarpon trips. Captain Christopher operates out of a custom built 21’ Clearwater 2000CC bay boat, built to the Captain’s standards in 2019. This modern vessel allows for a comfortable drift and great manueverability. There’s a lot of fishing space and also shaded T-top for hot summer days. The boat also has a Bluetooth stereo, so feel free to bring your favorite playlist! Captain Chris will supply everything you need, including rods, reels, bait, and tackle. All you need to bring along is some sunscreen (no spray please!), proper clothing, a cooler with some snacks and drinks, and a smile! Read More
Boca Grande Tarpon Hunt
Everything to Know About Booking a Punta Gorda sight casting charter
What are the best sight casting charters in Punta Gorda?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 16 sight casting trips in Punta Gorda, and the most popular trips in the area are Light Tackle Backcountry guided by Roger and Fly Fishing Backcountry & Flats, guided by Roger.
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What types of sight casting charters are common in Punta Gorda?
Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for sight casting in Punta Gorda as well as inshore fishing, flats fishing, and nearshore fishing.
The most commonly sought after species for sight casting in Punta Gorda are: 1. redfish, 2. speckled trout, 3. snook, and 4. tarpon.
How much do Punta Gorda sight casting fishing charters cost?
for sight casting in Punta Gorda prices can range anywhere from an affordable $250 to $1,600, but the average price for a half day trip for sight casting in Punta Gorda is $587. The average price for a full day trip for sight casting in Punta Gorda is $885.
What month is best for on a sight casting charter in Punta Gorda?
The most popular season to go on a sight casting charter in Punta Gorda is summer, and most anglers book their trips 30 days in advance.
Do I need a Punta Gorda fishing license and what are the bag limits in Punta Gorda?
You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Punta Gorda 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 Punta Gorda.
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