We target a variety of game fish throughout SWFL including.. Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, Trout, Sheepshead and many more! Our guide will plan your trip based on the weather, tides, and overall forecast for the day. We do encourage catch and release but if you insist on bringing your catch to the dinner table, we will also fillet it at no extra cost.
SALTWATER FISHING LICENSE INCLUDED FREE FOR BOAT CHARTERS!
Our expert local guides will take you to the hottest fishing spots in the pristine waterways of the bay, inlets, and gulf!
Join us aboard our 2017 NauticStar 215 XTS 21′ Bay boat and get ready to find the next hot bite!
We target redfish, snook, tarpon, and many other species of game fish throughout Estero Bay and the Gulf! We are USCG licensed and insured as well as CPR/AED certified. We can take up to 6 people, 4 fishing and 2 along for the ride!
Rates include all licensing, ice, water, bait/tackle, and filleting of your catch.
CHARTER FISHING DETAILS
Prices below are for three (3) anglers. Additional anglers are $50 per person.
Inshore | Flats | Back Bay
|4 hours (1/2 Day)||$400|
|6 hours (3/4 Day)||$550|
|8 hours (Full Day)||$700|
NEARSHORE (Up to 5 Miles Out)
|4 hours (1/2 Day)||$500|
|6 hours (3/4 Day)||$600|
|8 hours (Full Day)||$800|
Private Charters Up To 6 People
If your looking for a more relaxed day on the boat we offer private custom charters! You can mix and match fishing, sightseeing, wildlife encounters, and shelling! Perfect for families or groups that want to get away to secluded beaches!
3 Hour Dolphin/manatee watching and shelling $395
4 Hour Custom Sightseeing $495
All charters include (captain, boat, and fuel) Please call to reserve your spot today!
Every Fishing Charter includes:
- Bait & tackle
- Filleting of your catch
- Photos of you and your catch!
- Tours Depart 8:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.
- Please arrive 10 minutes prior to your departure.
- Prices shown are offered as a cash discount.
- Credit cards accepted with a 3% service fee.
- Gratuity not included but always appreciated!
Ready to start planning your next unforgettable Fishing Adventure with us?
Looking for a more relaxed day of enjoying time on the water with a rod in your hand? Beach fishing or kayak fishing the mangroves is perfect to unwind and catch sought after game such as redfish, snook, and mangrove snapper!
For the more serious anglers we also offer kayak tarpon fishing.
Hold on tight and get ready… these massive tarpon will take you for a wild ride! It can take up to an hour to land these fish so you’d better come prepared!
If you want a chance at a fish of a lifetime then the Big Game Fishing is for you! We kayak baits out from the beach and fish from the sand, targeting tarpon and sharks!
Mangrove Kayak Fishing Tour
$200 for 1 person ($50 for each additional)
This 3 hour guided kayak fishing tour departs from Estero Bay. We kayak the mangroves pitching bait to hungry game fish eagerly awaiting to ambush their next meal. Common catches include Redfish, Snook, Trout, Flounder, Sheepshead, Snapper, Jacks, and pompano.
Land Based Big Game Fishing
$350 for 1-6 people
Big game fishing from the beach targeting Stingray, Sharks, and Tarpon. We will teach you how to rig up for sea monsters, best baits to use, and how to land big fish! If you want a chance to feel the power of huge fish, this is the trip for you! These sea monsters peel off hundreds of yards from the reel within a matter of seconds and it’s guaranteed to leave you hooked!
Tarpon Kayak Fishing
$350 for 1-2 people (April-October)
The ultimate fishing experience! We target tarpon 100 pounds and greater! These fish are known to make spectacular leaps and put up a fight you will never forget! Hold on tight and be ready for a sleigh ride as these big girls fight till the end and thrash around with huge head shakes!
3 HOUR KAYAK RENTALS
DAILY KAYAK RENTALS
MULTI-DAY KAYAK RENTALS
FISHING KAYAK RENTAL DETAILS & RATES
- Fishing kayak rentals include rod holders, anchor, and trolling bait bucket.
- Every rental includes a dry storage box, detailed map, and life vest.
- Rental times are at 9am or 1pm. We can change the time to fit your needs upon request.
- Free delivery on all kayak rentals (3hr minimum of 2 or more). We can usually have the kayaks brought to you within the hour!
HOURLY KAYAK RENTAL RATES
|3 hours (1/2 Day)||$65|
|Full Day (9am – 5pm)||$90|
MULTI-DAY KAYAK RENTAL RATES
Our rental location is located at Big Hickory Island in Bonita Springs.
From the launch site it’s a quick 15 minute paddle through a mangrove trail to the secluded beach. This location has some great shelling and will get you away from the crowds.
If you would like to have fishing kayaks delivered to a location of your choice please give us a call.
We always make sure you are confident with where you are going and how to stay safe before you get on the water.
We’ll gladly point you to the best fishing spots in the local area throughout the mangroves trails and tunnels and Estero Bay!
Ready to start planning your next unforgettable Gulf Coast adventure with us?
MEET US AT OUR LAUNCH SITE
*NOTE: All Tours & Rentals will begin at Big Hickory Island (unless otherwise requested)
TOURS & RENTALS LAUNCH SITE LOCATION
Link up with us in the big sandy parking lot on the west side of Estero BLVD at the middle of Big Hickory Island.
LOOK OUT FOR THE PADDLE NAPLES VAN!
The van with our logo will be parked on the west side of Estero BLVD and waiting for you where you can easily spot us.