Fort Myers and Islands Fishing
Want to fish for world-famous species (Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Sea Trout, Tripletail, Cobia and more)? Interested in just half a day or do you want to fish from sunrise to sunset? Is night fishing for monster shark on your bucket list? Or perhaps you want to break for lunch at a water-access-only restaurant? Whatever you like, we will make it your trip! (All gear, bait and fishing license included). The prices are for 4 people, the 5th and 6th are a one-time additional $100 each
Check dates with the Operator
We recommend checking dates with the Captain before booking your trip.
All gear, bait & tackle
Trip does NOT Include
There will be an additional one-time $100 added to the above prices for trips targeting Shark and Tarpon due to the additional expenditure of those trips.
You keep catch
Catch & release
We encourage catch and release practice. But will clean your Catch for dinner
Types of Fishing
Deep sea fishing
Rods & Reels
Bay boat (Cayman SkyDeck by Robalo) originally built in 2020. Powered by 1 engine (300HP, Yamaha), with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.
Services And Facilities
Minnkota trolling motor with spot lock
Top of the line Garmin electronics
All penn slammer reels and star rods
Operator since 2020
Captain John Gauntt has been fishing the backcountry and nearshore waters of Southwest Florida for over 20 years. With his expert knowledge spanning anywhere from the 10,000 Islands to Boca Grande, you’re sure to catch some impressive fish – and the memories of a lifetime, too! He prides himself on offering any trip you could dream of, from full-on fishing trips packed with angling action to a family–friendly shelling excursions, to nighttime jaunts that target some seriously impressive fish. Your trip can be completely customized to suit your wants and needs, so let him know what you want to do! Capt. John is also a certified regional forecast guide for Saltstrong (saltstrong.com), where he gives weekly fishing reports and forecasts – So he knows where to take you to get your drag screaming! What's the best part of his job? Simple: doing his favorite thing in the world! He's a lifelong fisherman who loves nothing more than being on the water, spending time with guests of all ages and angling abilities, and reeling in SW Florida’s world-famous species.
Operator since 2020
How to get there
Fort Myers Beach, Florida, United States
Our boats run out of the beautiful Fish Tale marina on Fort Myers Beach
Book with 25% deposit
Once the charter confirms your trip, your credit card will be charged with a 25% deposit to guarantee the reservation.
Pay remaining balance to the captain
The remaining balance will be paid directly to the charter on the trip date. The following payment methods are available: