Tarpon Tamer Fishing Charters - Boca Grande

Tarpon Tamer Fishing Charters are located at Naples City Dock in Naples, Florida. Come and spend the day with Captain Phil Haley and first mate Tim Daniels, who will make sure your fishing dreams come true. Capt. Phil has over 20 years experience guiding fishing charters in Collier County, and the Southwest Florida coast from the Florida Keys to Boca Grande. Whether you are a beginner or pro angler, young or very young at heart, this crew are full of experience and are definitely the people that you will love to spend the day fishing with!

Their 24′ Sea Hunt bay boat ‘Tarpon Tamer’ is powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, ensuring to get you out to the fish fast. With plenty of deck space and a T-top for shade, it comfortably seats up to 6 people, and children and pets are always welcome aboard. The boat also comes equipped with GPS, fishfinder, VHF radio, fighting chair, and live bait tank.

Tarpon Tamer Fishing Charters can take you fishing offshore on the Gulf of Mexico, as well as on backwater fishing adventures in Naples Bay, Ten Thousand Islands, or to Everglades National Park. When heading offshore, you will be chasing species such as Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, Permit, Kingfish, Barracuda, and Goliath Grouper on the wrecks. In the backwaters you will be looking to tackle Tarpon, Snook, Trout, Pompano, Tripletail, Sharks, and more. Trips include all fishing equipment, bait, lures, fishing licenses, as well as cleaning and bagging of your fish at the end of the trip.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    12 Hour Trip - Tarpon (May-Jul)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    12 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Jul 15
    $1,500
    From May 1st to July 15th come giant Tarpon fishing in Boca Grande and in the Charlotte Harbor area. We will also target giant Goliath Grouper, Bull Sharks and Hammerheads. Trips allow for a maximum of 4 anglers.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Backwater
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,000
    A full day of fishing the backwaters from Naples to the Ten Thousand Islands, and Port Charlotte and Estero Bay, for Snook, Tarpon and more! Bait, license, and tackle provided. Fish are cleaned and bagged at the end of the trip. This trip is not available during Tarpon season (May 1st - Jul 15th).
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,000
    Fishing the beautiful Gulf of Mexico up to 25 miles offshore for Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, Permit, Kingfish, and Barracuda, and more! Bait, license, and tackle provided. Fish are cleaned and bagged at the end of the trip. This trip is not available during Tarpon season (May 1st - Jul 15th).
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Tarpon (May-Jul)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Jul 15
    $1,000
    From May 1st to July 15th come giant Tarpon fishing in Boca Grande and in the Charlotte Harbor area. We will also target giant Goliath Grouper, Bull Sharks and Hammerheads. Trips allow for a maximum of 4 anglers.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Backwater
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $800
    This 6 hour trip will take you fishing on the Naples backwater targeting Tarpon, Snook, Trout, Pompano, Tripletail, Sharks, and more. Bait, license, and tackle provided. Fish are cleaned and bagged at the end of the trip. This trip is not available during Tarpon season (May 1st - Jul 15th).
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $800
    This 6 hour trip will take you offshore fishing on the Gulf of Mexico for species such as Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, Permit, Kingfish, Barracuda, and Goliath Grouper on the wrecks. Bait, license, and tackle provided. Fish are cleaned and bagged at the end of the trip. This trip is not available during Tarpon season (May 1st - Jul 15th).
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Tarpon (May-Jul)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Jul 15
    $800
    From May 1st to July 15th come giant Tarpon fishing in Boca Grande and in the Charlotte Harbor area. We will also target giant Goliath Grouper, Bull Sharks and Hammerheads. Trips allow for a maximum of 4 anglers.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Backwater
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $600
    This half day trip departs at 7:30am or 12:30pm, and will take you fishing on the Naples backwater targeting Tarpon, Snook, Trout, Pompano, Tripletail, Sharks, and more. Bait, license, and tackle provided. Fish are cleaned and bagged at the end of the trip. This trip is not available during Tarpon season (May 1st - Jul 15th).
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $600
    This half day trip departs at 7:30am or 12:30pm, and will take you offshore fishing for species such as Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, Permit, Kingfish, Barracuda, and Goliath Grouper on the wrecks. Bait, license, and tackle provided. Fish are cleaned and bagged at the end of the trip. This trip is not available during Tarpon season (May 1st - Jul 15th).
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Tarpon (May-Jul)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Jul 15
    $600
    From May 1st to July 15th come giant Tarpon fishing in Boca Grande and in the Charlotte Harbor area. We will also target giant Goliath Grouper, Bull Sharks and Hammerheads. Trips allow for a maximum of 4 anglers.
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About the Captain

Phillip Haley
Naples, Florida, United States
1 Fishing Report
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70 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since February 2016
Captain Phil Haley was born and raised in Southwest Florida, and has been fishing the Collier County local waters for over 25 years. He is a licensed USCG Captain, and founded Tarpon Tamer Fishing Charters in 1996. Capt. Phil offers exciting offshore and backwater fishing excursions for all guests, mo matter if you are a group of friends or a family, fishing for the first time or a serious angler.

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Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Permit Permit
Pompano Pompano
Shark (Bull) Bull Shark

Shark (Hammerhead) Hammerhead Shark
Snook Snook
Tarpon Tarpon
Tripletail Tripletail

Boat Specs

Avenger 24 ft tower boat (Center console) originally built in 2000, and restored in 2020. Powered by a 300HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 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
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days 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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Naples to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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:

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Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks

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FAQs about Tarpon Tamer Fishing Charters - Boca Grande

Tarpon Tamer Fishing Charters - Boca Grande offers the following trips to customers:
  • $600 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip - Offshore (4 hours)
  • $600 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip - Backwater (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - Half Day Trip - Tarpon (May-Jul) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip - Backwater (6 hours)
  • $800 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip - Offshore (8 hours)
  • $800 per group - 3/4 Day Trip - Tarpon (May-Jul) (6 hours)
  • $1,000 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip - Backwater (8 hours)
  • $1,000 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip - Offshore (8 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - Full Day Trip - Tarpon (May-Jul) (8 hours)
  • $1,500 per group - 12 Hour Trip - Tarpon (May-Jul) (12 hours)

When you book a trip with Tarpon Tamer Fishing Charters - Boca Grande, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with Tarpon Tamer Fishing Charters - Boca Grande include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Tarpon Tamer Fishing Charters - Boca Grande offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Tarpon Tamer Fishing Charters - Boca Grande offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Tarpon Tamer Fishing Charters - Boca Grande include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Permit
  • Pompano
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Shark (Hammerhead)
  • Snook
  • Tarpon
  • Tripletail