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Private Backwater Light Tackle Fishing Charter

  • Half-day private Fort Myers fishing charter
  • 24-foot Tidewater boat accommodates up to five passengers
  • All bait, light tackle, spinning reels, and fishing license is included
Private Backwater Light Tackle Fishing Charter
From USD 400.00
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Private backwater 1 PM FishingMost Popular
4 hr private back water fishing charter. All bait, tackle, cooler on board, fish cleaning included.
USD 400.00
Private backwater 8AM Fishing
4 hr private back water fishing charter. All bait, tackle, cooler on board, fish cleaning included.
USD 400.00
If you've never fished the waters off Fort Myers, you probably don't know the secret spots where the fish are always biting. Go with a guide who does. This half-day private backwater fishing charter accommodates up to five passengers aboard a 24-foot (7 meter) Tidewater 200hp boat. With all bait, light tackle, and license included, you'll fish off Fort Myers Beach and Bonita Springs. You may catch redfish, snapper, snook, trout, and sheepshead as well as the occasional pompano and shark.
What to Expect
This supplier specializes in light-tackle fishing and bringing home the best fish South West Florida has to offer.  You will have the opportunity to catch a few local favorites including Snook, Redfish, Trout, Sheepshead and Snapper. In addition there are also occasionally pompano, shark, ladyfish, spanish mackeral, and more in the area that have been caught.

Your professional guide is happy to assist you in every way from baiting your hook, casting and cleaning any fish within the legal-size limit. 

The boat is a 24 ft Tidewater 200 hp with storage space, room for your own small cooler or you will be provided an iced cooler on board for your favorite food and drinks that you provide. 
  • You will be provided everything you will need for fishing, you just bring your favorite food and drinks.
  • Please do not wear shoes that leave black skuff marks. Thanks!!
  • There is not a bathroom on board but the captain is happy to run you back to shore in case of an emergency.
  • You will use light tackle, spinning reels, and live bait (in the rare times live is not available frozen is used)
Reviews (23)
1 - 5 of 23 reviews
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile
It’s fishing

Had a nice morning with captain Ryan and two couples back bay fishing. Kinda hot and fishing was slow. Caught a few, kept one and saw a lot of dead fish from the red tide. None of this was on the charter of course but...More

1  Thank stevebB910II
Cristina D, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thank you for the feedback! We prefer live shrimp as well but it was not available. Sorry the fishing was slow during your charter. I know Capt Ryan did everything he could to get you on fish. Thank you for joining us and we hope...More

Reviewed 3 April 2018
Best Light Tackle Tour Ever!

We did the four hour private backwater fishing charter on March 30th. We had an amazing day! Ryan is a tremendous, knowledgeable, patient, kind, hard working guide who put us on the fish all day. My wife and I went with our two kids and...More

Thank Mark F
Cristina D, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2018

Thank you so much for the great feedback! I am so happy you had fun fishing with your family! Catching your dinner is so fun. Hope to see you again sometime!

Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile
Great day

We did a half day of fishing. Had a great day. Caught lots of different kinds of fish. Ryan was very helpful and knowledgeable. He cleaned the fish and sent us to a resturant to have them cook it for us. We will do this...More

1  Thank stephsue46
Cristina D, Owner at Paradise Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Hey Stephanie! Thank you so much for the feedback! It was so nice to meet you and your friends. You guys were so much fun and Ryan said he had a great time with you on the boat. So happy you enjoyed your catch! best,...More

Reviewed 16 January 2018
Exceeded Expectations

Our group of four had a marvelous four hour chartered trip with our captain, Ryan. He was extremely patient with us and a knowledgeable resource for our amateur crew. The mangroves we went to yielded numerous fish (pompano, trout, and puffer fish) and provided a...More

Thank Indynotes
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile
Backwater fishing

Captain ryan was awsome!! There was 4 of us and all new to fishing he was soo nice and patient! Due to disability hard time casting and he casted dor me with a smile i never had to ask! Very knowledgeable learned a lot about...More

Thank Quest223199
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