Everglades Fishing Company LLC – 26'

Slowly gliding through the mangrove pathways as you stalk trophy-sized fish, now that sounds like an adventure! What’s missing from this picture – you. Luckily, the Everglades Fishing Company specializes in putting you smack-dab in the middle of this scenic fishing locale.

Captain Jimmy Wheeler is more than happy to have you on board his 26’ Pathfinder. She’s well-built for fishing the waters around the Everglades – the center console design allows for inshore extravaganza and nearshore action alike. The 300 HP outboard Yamaha engine will get you to all the nearshore wrecks and reefs in no time while the wireless trolling motor allows you to sneak up on the spookiest backcountry fish.

This elite guide service will provide you with all the tools and techniques you need for a fantastic day out. You can hit the waters around the 10,000 islands for Redfish or Snook, the area is famous for the quality of this action. Trophy anglers can look forward to battling the Silver King, so you can finally tick that off your bucket list.

If you prefer fishing bluer waters, Capt. Jimmy will take you to the numerous reefs and wrecks that dot the coastal waters of Everglades City. You’ll go after a wide range of species here, like Amberjack, Cobia, Groupers, Snappers, Pompano, Permit, Sharks, and many more species.

Whether you’re an elite angler chasing the next top-challenge or a beginner dipping his toes into the world of fishing, the Everglades Fishing Company will your trip a memorable one!


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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore/Nearshore
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $800
    up to 6 persons
    This trip includes fishing nearshore spots around the islands and passes as well as fishing nearshore wrecks. You will be targeting a large variety of species including Snook, Tarpon, Redfish, Trout, Groupers, ... More
  • Private trip
    Half Day – Inshore/Nearshore (AM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    up to 6 persons
    Hit the winding mangrove pathways of the Everglades for Snook, Tarpon, and Redfish or head further out to the nearshore wrecks. You can hook up Snappers, Groupers, Permit, Pompano, Amberjack, and many other species on this 4 hour trip.
  • Private trip
    Half Day – Inshore/Nearshore (PM)
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $500
    up to 6 persons
    You can head out to the nearshore waters in pursuit of Cobia, Amberjack, Pompano, Permit, Tripletail, and other species or stick closer to the shore going after Redfish, Snook, and Tarpon. The captain ... More
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Cobia
Grouper (Goliath)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Permit
Redfish
Shark (Bull)
Snapper (Mangrove)

Snook
Spanish Mackerel
Speckled Trout
Tarpon

Boat Specs

Pathfinder (Center console) originally built in 2015. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Flounder Gigging

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Everglades City to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
American Express
Checks

About the Captain

Jimmy Wheeler
Everglades City, Florida, United States
Member since July 2018
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Captain James Wheeler is a 4th generation fisherman, a true native to the Everglades. He grew up fishing and navigating the 10,000 islands. Capt. James credits his skill and knowledge of the area to his family, with each generation improving upon the previous. His family has been continually fishing and improving since the 1920's and shows no signs of stopping! Capt. James works extremely hard to make sure that every trip his customers go on is the best one they've been on!
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Half Day Fishing with Jim Wheeler

VERIFIED   October 27, 2018
Excellent well equipped boat with expert fishing guide Jim Wheeler resulted in a perfect morning of fishing! Today’s catch...
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