Hemingway Fishing Adventures

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Hemingway Fishing Adventures invites you to explore the beautiful waters out of Naples, Florida. Captain Forrest Vincent Hemmingway, or “Capt. Vince,” offers half and full-day trips for anglers of all ages and skill levels. Families with children are especially welcome to join in the adventure, so that the whole family can get hooked.

Enjoy your trip aboard a 24’ Seachaser center console. Explore the choppier seas or float in shallow waters. Whether you want to venture further out up to nine miles offshore to catch King Mackerel, Snapper, and Grouper or chase Redfish and Snook in the backcountry, the boat will provide a flexible platform for your trip.

Even if you have never held a fishing rod in your hand before or just want to sit back and relax, inshore fishing might be right up your street. Your captain will guide you through the basics before you make your first cast. Enjoy a relaxing and rewarding fishing trip in the backwaters and get your hands on Snook, Redfish, Trout, and Sheepshead.

Or check the bite in the State waters, fishing for Snapper, Spanish and King Mackerel, Grouper, Tripletail, Barracuda, or even Cobia. Target whatever patrol the reefs and wrecks. The opportunities abound!

Hemingway Fishing Adventures will provide you with everything you need to make a great catch possible. The trips are all-inclusive, you only need to bring your own food, drinks, and the desire to have fun. Get booking and make the first step towards hopping on board.



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Nearshore (MAX 5)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $800
    up to 6 persons
    Stay within Florida's state limits, so head up to 9 miles offshore and hunt the range of stunning and exciting nearshore fish species at your mercy. You'll hunt 15 different kinds of fish in these productive waters, including but not limited to Snapper, Grouper, Mackerel, Cobia, and Barracuda. You can utilize a range of techniques, from trolling to drift fishing, to jigging, and even popping, as you try to entice the bite of some tough-fighting fish.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Make the most of your time along Florida's western coast and spend as much time as possible on the productive inshore waters. You'll have plenty of time to practice your skills against the water's toughest and strongest creatures, as well as reeling in plenty of delicious fish to take back to shore. Fish for Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Sheepshead, Snook, and many more for an unforgettable and rewarding day on the water.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $600
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Enjoy offshore fishing at its finest without having to go too far out. Stay within the nine miles range and target Grouper, Snapper, Barracuda, Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel, and many more exciting and delicious species. You'll get to hit the reefs and wrecks within Florida state waters. These popular feeding grounds for the fish will see you reel in a haul of fish to take back to shore, as well as providing you with the perfect workout opportunity.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Offshore (PM) MAX 4
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $450
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Leave dry land and all your worries behind and get involved in some seriously exciting fishing on this 4-hour trip. You'll spend your afternoon offshore, hitting the reefs and wrecks for a range of tough-fighting and delicious species. Go after Groupers, Snappers, Cobia, Barracuda, Mackerels, and many more for a thrilling day's exercise and bag yourself a deserved meal to take home at the end of the day.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip—Nearshore (AM) MAX 5
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $450
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Fish the nearshore state waters and head up to 9 miles offshore. These productive fishing grounds are home to Groupers, Barracuda, Mackerel, Snappers, and many more beautiful, exciting and delicious species. Try bottom fishing the reefs, trolling the water tops, and even jigging, as you try to get as many of these great fish on the boat and then in your freezer.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) MAX 5
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Spend 4 hours working your way quietly around the backwaters off Florida's west coast. These waters are home to a number of incredible, sought-after game fish, as well as plenty of delicious fish to put on the table at lunchtime. You can go after Redfish, Flounder, Trout, as well as Snook, and even Tarpon during the season. There's no end to what you can catch all year round.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) MAX 5
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $400
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Up to 5 people are welcome aboard for a taste of western Florida's incredible inshore fishing. You'll hunt the backwater and its shallow waters for the bite of exciting and delicious fish. Test your skills against the mighty Snook, while Redfish, Snappers, and Trout aren't likely to give up too easily, either. You'll be rewarded at the end of the day, with a big haul of tasty fish to take home for dinner.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Offshore (AM) MAX 4
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Aug 31
    $330
    up to 6 persons
    This August special will see you take advantage of the exciting weather and get stuck into some serious offshore fishing. Up to 4 people are allowed on board to maximize your comfort in the summer heat, and you'll go trolling, as well as using poppers, to entice the bite of some big game fish. Kingfish, Snappers, and numerous other exciting and delicious fish will be biting, so you should return to shore with a bagful to take home.
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About the Captain

Forrest Vincent Hemingway
Naples, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
4 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
80 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2015
Living near the water in the Canal Zone, we learned how to enjoy everything about the sea. Our uncle showed us how to snorkel, scuba dive, spearfish, and even how to find treasure and old relics underwater. I have lived in Naples, Florida for 28 years, and have been fishing professionally for over 10 years. I became a captain as an excuse to go fishing all the time. I am very passionate about the sea and sea life, and still enjoy it immensely.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Cobia
Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red)

King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish
Sheepshead
Snapper (Lane)

Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook
Spanish Mackerel
Tripletail

Boat Specs

Seachaser (Center console) originally built in 2008, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
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Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.83
out of 5 stars from 80 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
91%
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Sean C.
Nassau, NY
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Vince

VERIFIED   September 28, 2019
My uncle and I were in Naples for a wedding. Both of us were upset we didn’t pack any fishing gear. At midnight...
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Phil D.
Malvern, PA
 5.00
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Half Day on the water

VERIFIED   NEW  November 9, 2019
Four of us had a great day on the water with Capt Vince on Sunday afternoon.  We caught 10 or 11 different species of...
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Jim B.
NEW CUMBERLND, PA
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Half Day with Captain Hemingway

VERIFIED   February 20, 2019
Went out 2/21/2019 for half day AM off shore with Captain Vince.  We had to change our original date due to late arrival. ...
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James H.
Tampa, FL
 5.00
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VERIFIED   August 21, 2019
Excellent Capt, knows his way around the Sea, and where all the fish are. Exceptional knowledge….and by the way we caught...
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Erika M.
Hanover, PA
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Half day with Vince

VERIFIED   June 21, 2019
If you come to Naples/Bonita Springs you should do yourself a favor and book a fishing trip with Hemingway’s. Vince was...
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