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Local Fishing Opportunities

A & B Charters

550 Port O Call Way


Overview:  Captain Allen Walburn invites you to charter your next fishing excursion with him. They have been operating 1977. Their 40 foot sportfisherman is well-maintained and licensed to carry groups of up to 12. Charters for private parties of six or less can be split or shared. The boat has a private bathroom, comfortable seating in cabin, shaded area over fishing deck and first mate for personal service.


Always Fun Fishin

2447 Harbor Road


Overview:  fishing in the backwaters and offshore is provided by Captain Jim Wheeler and his team. Families and fishing for people of all skill levels are welcome. They are Coast Guard licensed, insured and have many years of experience. Bait, tackle, ice, license, and fish cleaning are provided. Tours include the pristine beaches of Keewaydin Island, estate homes in Port Royal, sea life and nature at its finest.


Bahama Joes Charters

11535 Vanderbilt Drive


Overview:  all of your licenses, fishing tackle, bait, fish cleaning, and bagging along with coolers, bottled water, and ice are provided. Parties of 1-6 anglers fish on their two custom rigged boats, and Connie Jean, an offshore boat, is one of the fastest boats in the area. Enjoy offshore and backwater fishing, sightseeing cruises, nature tours, and shelling excursions. No fishing experience is necessary.


Bob Love Charters


Overview:  enjoy an incredible day of offshore fishing with USCG Captain Bob Love on the 29’6″ Jupiter. With 20 years of experience fishing in Naples, he will give you a fishing charter you will not soon forget. Anglers of all ages are welcome. The boat has all the USCG required safety equipment, and all bait, poles, tackle and ice are supplied.


Captain Dean Sport Fishing


Overview:  Captain Dean Bos and his family have enjoyed many days fishing and scuba diving on the open waters in Florida. Captain Dean Bos is U.S. Coast Guard licensed and offers a half-day and full day or charter fishing either offshore or on the backwaters.


Capt. Marvel Charters

2734 12th Street North


Overview:  deep sea fishing charters are offered year-round for up to six passengers. In the summer months there are multi-day offshore trips. Their Captain and Mate provide personal service to ensure that your experience is memorable. Your fish will be filleted and bagged at the end of the trip. This is a family owned (2nd generation) business that has operated from the Naples City Dock since 1981.


Captain Roan zumFelde

2996 41st Terrace Southwest


Overview: a native to the backcountry waters of Naples and Marco has given Capt. Roan zumfelde an intricate knowledge of the waters and the species that live in and on them. He is an FFF Certified Naples Fishing Guide, Fly Casting Instructor and Master Fly Tier. The boat is designed for the shallow waters of the backcountry creeks and bays as it runs in less than 4 inches of water and float in 5 inches of water.


Chasin Tales

880 12th Avenue South


Overview:  Naples is home to some of the most diverse fisheries in the world and Captain Geoff Crouse invites you to join him about his 22 ft. Pathfinder bay boat for a memorable, private fishing charter. The bay and coastal charters are best for the novice angler accommodating up to 4 anglers. The backwater fishing charters are better suited for the more experienced angler. They also have night fishing charters.


Cuda Fishing Charters

880 12th Avenue South


Overview:  specializing in offshore deep sea fishing charters in the Gulf of Mexico. Up to 6 passengers can be accommodated aboard their 34 ft. custom sportfish. The vessel is fast and comfortable, and there is plenty of shaded area to enjoy and a restroom. All fish are filleted and bagged for you. Everything is included on your charter except food and beverages, ice and a cooler are provided.


Dalis Sportfishing Charter

880 12th Avenue South

239.450.4870 or 239.692.2743

Overview:  Captain Gene Luciano and Captain Paul Luciano have 40+ years of experience fishing and boating and are highly respected for their expertise and courtesy. Both vessels have the latest in safety equipment and state-of-the-art electronics. Docked at Naples City Dock, both custom offshore vessels can take up to 6 passengers. They supply coolers, ice, license, bait and top-of-the-line fishing tackle.


Day Star Charters

2023 Davis Boulevard


Overview:  serving Naples since 1998, their charter boat service offers a wide variety of custom, private boat charters. Offshore or deep sea fishing, inshore and backwater fishing are good year-round. The boats tours feature Naples sunset cruises, sightseeing cruises, island shelling and dolphin watching. Charters are for six or less people, all licenses, bait and tackle are included.


Deep Sea Charter Company


Overview:  Captain Tommy Robinson and his custom built 31' boat the "Sea Legs"are ready to take you on an exciting deep sea fishing charter or private sightseeing excursion. The ”Sea Legs” is geared for up to 6 passengers and has a restroom, galley, dinette, shaded cockpit and modern electronics. Tackle from light to heavy, ice, bait and license is included. Night fishing and private sightseeing are also available.


Double R’s Fishing and Tour Company

25000 Tamiami Trail East


Overview:  Double R’s Fishing and Tours Company has been serving locals, vacationers and visitors since 2006. They offer custom-designed trips including: offshore fishing charters, deep sea fishing charters, sightseeing cruises and ecotours. Families, small groups, experienced fishermen and novices alike, are all welcome here.


Finseeker Guided Adventures

8123 Lowbank Drive


Overview:  Jennifer Wolter welcomes you. She is a kayak fishing guide specializing in fly fishing and light tackle saltwater flats fishing charters from land or kayak, and incredible kayak ecotours. For the kayaker that prefers the freedom of doing it yourself, they offer some of the most affordable kayak rentals in Naples. Land based trips for snook and tarpon are offered in the spring and summer.


Fishead Charters

1500 Danford Street


Overview:  Captain Jon offers backwater and offshore fishing trips. He is very knowledgeable about what types of fish you can catch and at what time of the year as he is a native of the West Coast. The boat is set up for fishing parties of up to six and the trip includes rods, bait, tackle, ice and licenses.


Fishin Knotty

1560 Port Avenue


Overview:  FishinKnotty with Captain Shawn L. Smith is a once-in-a-lifetime adventure. Catch tarpon, redfish, snook, trout, cobia, grouper, snapper, permit and many more species in the wonderful waters of Naples, Marco Island and the 10,000 Islands.


Fish On

2023 Davis Boulevard


Overview:   Captain Jimbo Hail’s philosophy is No Fish, No Pay; he guarantees that you catch fish or you don’t pay. A native Floridian, his fleet of boats can accommodate large parties and corporate functions for the novice to the most experienced angler. You can choose from a half, three-quarter, or full day charter for fishing, sightseeing and shelling. Licenses, bait, tackle, rods and reels are provided.


Fish the Salt


Overview:  anglers of all experience levels, children and adults, from the beginner to the seasoned pro are welcome. The Southwest coast including Estero Bay, Naples, Marco Island, and down through the 10,000 Islands offers some of the finest backcountry light tackle spin and fly fishing in the country. They provide a big cooler on board with water and ice, live bait and lures, top-of-the-line custom fishing rods and reels, and most importantly a great deal of expertise and patience.



242 Newport Drive


Overview:  they support global conservation efforts as members of One Percent for the Planet and support conservation efforts here in our area. Located at the Port of the Islands, they fly fish Naples, Marco Island and the 10,000 Island. Captain Bill Baldus is U.S. Coast Guard licensed Master Captain and is also permitted for fishing Everglades National Park. Their trips accommodate all skill levels.    


Grand Slam Light Tackle Sportfishing

550 Port O Call Way


Overview:  Captain Will Geraghty provides a complete fishing guide service. Whether you are a novice or accomplished angler, fishing family or wishing to arrange a perfect corporate outing, you have arrived at the right venue. You will be Sportfishing aboard a clean and spacious 25-foot custom-Built Privateer Renegade center console equipped with all required USCG safety equipment.




Overview:  Southwest Florida has some of the finest back country fishing or backwater fishing in the state. Back country fishing is fishing in the extensive network of bays, mangrove islands and tidal creeks that are all over this region. The Gulf of Mexico is well known for offshore fishing with its calm sea conditions and excellent year-round deep-sea fishing. Departures are from Marco Island.


Mangrove Outfitters Fly Shop

4111 Tamiami Trial East


Overview:  their guides are SAGE, G. Loomis and Winston endorsed and have provided great fishing experiences since 1994. Amongst the species found here are tarpon, snook, redfish, sea trout, tripletail and more in the waters of Naples, Marco Island, Everglades National Park, Ten Thousand Island, Estero Bay and Sanibel Island. They also have a huge supply of rods, reels, packs, clothing, sunglasses and more.


Miss B. Haven Fishing and Eco Charters

550 Port O Call Way


Overview:  you will hear the historical facts about geography, inhabitants and wildlife of Naples, as your fishing guide Captain Mike Bailey is a lifelong naturalist and a second generation native Naples fishing guide. The boats are; custom-built for the coast of Southwest Florida, extremely stable, rigged with t-tops for plenty of shade, Coast Guard equipped and have a full complement of electronics.


Moody Blue Sport Fishing

550 Port O Call Way


Overview:  Captain Jeff Player offers over 35 years of fishing the coastal areas, backwaters of Naples, Marco Island and the Gulf of Mexico. USCG licensed and insured. He has a 31’ Custom Sportfisher that can accommodate parties of up to 6 people and offers from half to three-quarter to full day excursions. All bait, tackle and licenses are provided and corporate events are welcome.


Naples Day Dream Fishing

2654 Riverview Drive


Overview:  this fishing charter business is led by Captain Dan Haley, a 4th generation native guide. His boat allows for operation in only 12 inches of water. Offshore fishing, sightseeing and shelling are offered in addition to tours for those that want to look at real estate from the water. Dan’s expertise and state-of-the-art radar help find the best fishing spots. He is also one of Naples best wildlife guides.


Naples Deep Sea Fishing Charters

550 Port O Call Way


Overview:  they have been operating private deep sea fishing charters for groups of 6 and up to 12 passengers for over 23 years. Their 36-foot deep sea sportsfisherman is recognized as the premier sportfishing charter boat in Southwest Florida.  All of their boats have comfortable seating, a private restroom and are equipped with the latest in electronics to find where the fish are.  


Naples Fishing

Overview:  Captain Todd Geroy has been a backwater fishing guide since 1981. Light tackle and fly fishing charters on the back waters of Naples and Marco Island are his specialty. Groups of up to three or four passengers can be accommodated. Enjoy a comfortable ride on padded swivel seats as you venture into the shallow estuaries in their special, custom-design boats.


Naples-Fishing Charters


Overview:  fish the plentiful back waters and near shore waters of Naples guided by Captain Pete Root. Ideal for families on vacation as well as the serious angler. The PathFinder bay boat is equipped with only the finest tackle and all the necessary safety guidelines are followed. Captain Pete Root offers over 20 years as a full-time fishing guide and Naples-Fishing Charters is USCG licensed and insured.


Naples Florida Fishing Adventures

1380 Chesapeake Avenue


Overview:  specialize in backcountry light tackle sport fishing. They fish around Naples, Marco Island, and the 10,000 Islands for tarpon, snook, redfish, and many other species. Captain Pat Gould offers charters from ½ day to full-day and a 4-hour night fishing charter. The boat will carry up to 4 passengers comfortably and all necessary bait tackle, spin tackle or TFO fly rods and a cooler with ice are provided.


Naples Marina and Excursions

12345 Tamiami Trail North


Overview:  world-class saltwater fishing charter for half or full day trips range from backwater flats to deep sea fishing aboard one of their many vessel. They also have party-boat style fishing trips aboard a 20 passenger vessel either daytime or night time. Scuba diving trips are offered to over 100 sites with expert dive instructions guiding you through the certification process.


Priority 1 Charters

631 29th Street Southwest


Overview:  specializing in backwater fishing adventures with Captains Mike and Kyle Prescott. Mike is a USCG licensed captain, Kyle is a USCG licensed captain, a certified Scuba Diver and a certified CPR Professional Rescuer. Both Mike and his son Kyle were born and raised in Naples. As they have been fishing these waters since they were young they know many great spots for fishing.


Pure Naples

1200 5th Avenue South


Overview:  cruise on-board their M/V Double Sunshine and see families of dolphin, local wildlife, magnificent mansions and hear the interesting history of this area. There is also a Cruise and Dine experience where you can take the cruise at sunset or any time, and combine the experience with a dining option at either Riverwalk Restaurant or Pinchers Crab Shack.   


Reel 1 Up Fish & Dive Charters

12345 Tamiami Trail North


Overview:  with over 75 years of experienced Captains on staff, their knowledge of where the best shelling is, the most dolphin activity, places to catch fish and sites to view the most  beautiful wildlife is unmatched. They also offer many types of scuba diving packages with and without full rental equipment. Accommodations are provided on the finest fleet in Southwest Florida.  


Starlight Charters

880 12th Avenue South


Overview:  operated by Captain John E. Crimmel, Jr. who is insured and USCG licensed. Charters are offered for half-day, full-day and night. His years of expertise in fishing backwaters, near the shore and offshore will make your fishing experience one you won’t forget. 


Tarpon Tamer Fishing Charters

1441 19th Street Southwest


Overview:  charters leave from the Naples City Docks. Captain Phil Haley is a U.S. Coast Guard licensed Captain and is a fourth generation native born and raised in Southwest Florida. Founded in 1996, he offers offshore and backwater fishing adventures that comfortably seats up to 6 people, with a t-top for shade. Excursions can be day or night trips for the entire family and serious anglers.  


Wilson Guides, LLC

6241 Cypress Hollow Way


Overview:  offers a wide variety of private boat charters tailored to fit your individual needs. Charters for  offshore or backwater fishing, eco-tours or just pleasure cruising around the Naples and Marco Island area are available. Captain Bill has been navigating area waterways sites since 1982. Taking a charter with Bill is guaranteed to be fun and memorable. Boats are available for two and up to six people.




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