Captain Danny supplies everything you need, including:
- Boat, Fuel, Ramp Fees, Insurance
- Tackle, Lures, and Bait
- Cooler with ice
- Fishing License
You should bring the following:
- Sun protective clothing
- Non-Marking Shoes
- Sunscreen (please not the spray bottle type)
- Food, Beverages, and bottled Water
Price includes 1-2 anglers. $50 for each additional angler up to 4 persons.
*certain situations will allow 5 anglers
*No Charge for children 12 and under up to 5 anglers
* Kids are always welcome and there is no minimum age limit but please assess your child’s comfort level with boating. Children 6 years and younger will be required to wear a coast guard approved PFD at all times. Due to insurance regulations, you must bring your own PFD for children six years and younger.
What if I’m a Beginner?If you are an inexperienced fisherman or wanting to bring a child don't be discouraged because there are miles of pristine beaches and acres of secluded backcountry that provide limitless opportunities for beginning or advanced anglers. Everyone starts somewhere and we would love it if you did it with us.
Boca Grande Fishing Charters
Please Note. All Boca Grande fishing charters are NOT the same. We have over 20 years guiding experience, 50 plus tournament wins and use only the best equipment. Guaranteed fish!! That’s what we do!
4 Hours $ 450*
6 Hours $ 600*
8 Hours $ 800*
6 Hours $700**
12 Hours $1400**
4 Hours $ 450*
6 Hours $ 600*
8 Hours $ 800* *
*No Fish-No Pay Guarantee!!! If you don’t catch a gamefish on one of my backcountry/flats trips the trip is free! Guaranteed! No questions asked!*
** Due to high demand for Tarpon Fishing we only run 6 hour trips From April 15- May, June and July and these trips are $700. They run from 7:00am-1:00pm and 2:00pm-8:00pm.**
Looking for Boca Grande Fishing Charters?
The Boca Grande area is not only beautiful but steeped with history. Charlotte Harbor and the Gulf Islands, like Boca Grande (aka: Gasparilla) have been attracting anglers since the Caloosa Indians populated this area more than 1500 years ago. In the early 1800’s tarpon fishing originated as a pastime for the wealthy and Boca Grande was given the nickname “The Tarpon Capitol of the World.” This former fishing village is where presidents like Teddy Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy and the Bush family have taken their friends and family to relax and have fun on Boca Grande fishing charters. Stars of past and present like Earnest Hemingway, Jimmy Buffet and Katie Couric have also come to this island paradise to get in on the fun. These days’ people from all walks of life are going on Boca Grande fishing charters to make their own history. Captain Danny is the Boca Grande fishing guide that will bring everything together for a fun, exciting fishing charter that you’ll remember. Captain Danny has been running Boca Grande fishing charters since he started as a Boca Grande fishing guide over 20 years ago. Boca Grande has changed a lot over the years but the fishing still remains some of the best in the world. Boca Grande fishing charters have a lot to offer. Fishing off the beautiful sandy island beaches while catching tarpon on Boca Grande tarpon charters or fishing the miles of pristine grass flats and mangrove shorelines of the back country for Snook and reds. Maybe catching giant sharks and goliath grouper over 300 lbs. is the challenge you’ve been looking for? Boca Grande fishing charters have it all! Whether you want to catch Snook and Redfish inshore, Tarpon and Sharks in the harbor or Grouper and Permit nearshore, Boca Grande fishing charters are action packed! You can count on Captain Danny to put together an excellent Boca Grande fishing charter.
Want more info About Boca Grande Tarpon Fishing?
The Boca Grande area is considered by many to be “Ground Zero” for the Tarpon spawn in early summer. Every year we see a crab flow around the full and new moons of May, June and July that drives the Tarpon INSANE! For those of you unfamiliar with this phenomenon, every year thousands of Tarpon 80-200 lbs. migrate to Charlotte Harbor and Boca Grande awaiting the “Hill Tide” to push crabs from inside Charlotte Harbor toward Boca Grande Pass. When this happens the Tarpon seem to go into a euphoric state of eating anything that resembles a crab as they fatten up to spawn. If you happen to be here during that time you need to go Boca Grande Tarpon fishing and be ready for some of the best Tarpon fishing in the world.
What about Boca Grande fishing charters for Snook and Redfish?
Boca Grande Snook fishing is something that is fun and exciting for all skill levels of fisherman. Here in Southwest Florida and Boca Grande we can catch Snook all year long. Their size ranges from 6″ all the way up to a massive 40+ inches. Their initial strike is explosive and is often times followed by head-shaking jumps and searing runs as they try to get off the hook. The average Redfish caught in Southwest Florida is between 12″ and 30″ and is targeted using either 10-20 lb. light tackle spinning rods or with a 7-9 weight fly rod. Live bait is by far the most productive but a wide range of artificial lures and a variety of fly patterns work as well. Whether you’re fishing with live bait, artificial or fly be assured that you will learn the fundamentals and the little tricks from the best local Redfish guide in the area
Is the fishing on Boca Grande fishing charters really that good?
Boca Grande fishing charters are probably some of the best fishing trips you can take in the entire world. The Boca Grande area has many great fighting species of fish that can be caught by all skill levels, all year long. There are many days a year that you can catch Snook, Redfish, and Tarpon in one single day! While Snook Fishing you can expect fish 15″-40″ fish weighing as much as 30lbs. While fishing for Redfish you can expect to see them 15″-40” where 10-15 pounders are common. The Tarpon average over 80 pounds. The Goliath Groupers can be in the several hundred pound range and some of the Sharks reach a whopping 15 Feet Long!
What if I am just learning to fish?
If you are an inexperienced fisherman or even wanting to bring a child don’t be discouraged because there are miles of pristine beaches and acres of secluded backcountry that provide limitless opportunities for beginning or advanced anglers.Everyone starts somewhere and we would love it if you did it with us.