Captain Jay Get Reelin’ Fishing Charters specializes in family-friendly adventures in calm waters out of Fort Myers Beach and Sanibel Island, Florida. If you are looking for a knowledgeable guide who could put you on top of the hottest bite without having to go too far out, look no further. He has even been featured on the ‘brag board’ of the ‘Coastal Angler’ magazine.

Capt. Jay will put his talent to work for you. He will guide you through the basics before you make your first cast and will assist you throughout the adventure. Capt. Jay caters to anglers of all skill levels and enjoys fishing with complete beginners and kids. Younger anglers are especially welcome aboard!

Capt. Jay will greet you with a warm welcome onboard his 21’ Sea Ox center console. This spacious boat can comfortably hold up to 4 anglers. There is a single 150 HP Yamaha outboard engine, an ice box for the catch, a GPS, a fish finder to save your time while searching for fish, and a live well loaded with bait.

Captain Jay Get Reelin’ Fishing Charters will take you fishing the inshore and backcountry waters for anything that is in season and biting. You’ll be targeting Redfish, Snook, Spotted Seatrout, Sheepshead, Mangrove Snapper, and Jack Crevalle.

All trips come with the use of custom quality gear, tackle, bait, licenses, and a complimentary fish cleaning service. You will need to bring your own snacks and drinks.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $725
    This full-day trip can be customized to suit your wishes. You will be fishing the inshore waters of Sanibel Island or Fort Myers Beach, targeting anything from Redfish and Snook to Snapper and Sheepshead. For the sake of everyone's health and safety, Capt. Jay requires you to wear a mask on the boat for the duration of the pandemic.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $360
    This charter can be customized to meet your specific needs. Usually, the routine looks like this: Capt. Jay hooks your bait, helps you catch the fish, and fillet it once you return to shore. You will be able to target Snappers, Snook, Seatrout, Jacks, and Sheepshead among others. This trip is family friendly so bring the kids, Capt. Jay will be happy to help them fish and bait their hooks. For the sake of everyone's health and safety, Capt. Jay requires you to wear a mask while on the boat.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $360
    This charter can be customized to meet your specific needs. Usually, the routine looks like this: Capt. Jay hooks your bait, helps you catch the fish, and fillet it once you return to shore. You will be able to target Snappers, Redfish, Snook, Seatrout, Sheepshead and other local species. This trip is family friendly so bring the kids, Capt. Jay will be happy to help them fish and bait their hooks. For the sake of everyone's health and safety, Capt. Jay requires you to wear a mask while on the boat.
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About the Captain

Jay Mccorry
Fort Myers Beach, Florida, United States
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384 Customer Reviews
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Member since February 2018
Captain Jay Mccory is a patient and enthusiastic guide. He has over 5 decades of fishing experience and grew up on the water. Jay believes that catching fish is one of the most important aspects of fishing. He enjoys introducing his clients and friends to the beautiful waters and everything beneath the surface. Capt. Jay is also a great teacher, who likes putting his younger clients on their first ever fish.

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Targeted Species

Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)

Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Sea Ox (Center console) originally built in 1990. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

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

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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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Karen N.
Fort Myers, Florida
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Lots of Catching w/ Captain Jay!

Half Day Trip (AM) on August 5, 2021
Not only did Captain Jay help us catch at least 40 fish, but he caught me when I nearly fell getting on the boat! Lol! Seriously...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on August 2, 2021
My request was simple; catch fish that fight and lots of them. Cap’n Jay delivered. He took me to some docks across the bay...
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Half Day Trip (AM) on July 28, 2021
Quite the Surprise!  We didn’t know what to expect but within minutes of getting out to the first “spot” to fish, we...
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Half Day Trip (AM) on June 19, 2021
Captain Jay is an excellent choice for both expert and beginner level anglers. Friendly, funny, and experienced, Jay showed...
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Half Day Trip (AM) on May 12, 2021
Considering we booked this trip almost last minute, This was a phenomenal “first time” fishing in salt water. We caught...
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FAQs about Captain Jay Get Reelin'

Captain Jay Get Reelin' offers the following trips to customers:
  • $360 per group, additional $120 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $360 per group, additional $120 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $725 per group, additional $150 per person after 2 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Captain Jay Get Reelin', you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Captain Jay Get Reelin' include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (custom)
  • Live Bait
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Captain Jay Get Reelin' offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing (Back Bay Fishing)

Captain Jay Get Reelin' offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Captain Jay Get Reelin' include:
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout