What could be better than experiencing the beautiful, bountiful waters of Naples, FL with a true local who loves introducing new and experienced anglers to this fabulous fishery? Come aboard Mangroveman Charters and let Captain Paul Craft show you exactly what this side of the Gulf has to offer!
Capt. Paul was born and raised in Pensacola, FL. As a Florida native and lifelong fisherman, he knows exactly where the hottest bite is. His wealth of knowledge when it comes to the ecosystem and wildlife of this area is truly top-class. You’ll leave your trip not only with an impressive catch, but a great angling education, too!
You’ll set out on your adventure in a 22’ Proline center console vessel. She’s fully decked out with quality fishing and navigation electronics. Combined with your captain’s knowledge of this area, you’ll be cruising to the fishing hotspots in no time. She can comfortably accommodate up to 6 guests, with 4 fishing at the same time. Want to bring the kids along? She’s equipped with all the necessary safety gear, including lifejackets in child sizes.
Depending on the species you want to target, Capt. Paul will take you to an amazing array of locations. You can cruise the wild and wonderful backcountry of the 10,000 Islands for Tarpon, Mangrove Snapper, and more. Or how about heading to Naples Bay for Floridian favorites such as Spotted Seatrout and Snook? There’s also the option to travel up to 9 miles out into the Gulf, famous for being home to Redfish, Jack Crevalle, Sheepshead, and many more.
Whether you’re an experienced fisherman looking to explore these waters known for their excellent angling opportunities, or want to take your family on an unforgettable Floridian adventure, Capt. Paul really does have something for everyone. You’ll be provided with Penn reels and Shakespeare Ugly Stick rods, as well as live bait. All that’s left is to come aboard and let Mangroveman Charters show you how the locals do it! Family dog is also welcome.
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About the Captain
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About this listing
Proline (Center console) originally built in 1988, and restored in 2018. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.
Types of fishing
You can cancel or modify your booking up to 1 day before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.
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FAQs about Mangroveman Charters
- $370 per group - 3 Hour Trip – Noon January Special (3 hours)
- $400 per group - 3 Hour Trip (AM) MAX 5 (3 hours)
- $400 per group - 3 Hour Trip (PM) MAX 5 (3 hours)
- $520 per group - 4 Hour Trip (AM) MAX 5 (4 hours)
- $520 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) MAX 5 (4 hours)
- $700 per group - 6 Hour Trip (MAX 5) (6 hours)
- Live Bait Well
- Multimedia System Blue Tooth Stereo
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle (Penn spinning reels, Ugly Stick rods)
- Live Bait
- Catch cleaning & filleting (Cleaned and bagged up)
- Snacks (Chips, small snacks)
- Drinks (Bottled water, sodas)
- Fishing License
- Inshore Fishing
- Nearshore Fishing (Out to 9 miles)
- Offshore Fishing (Up to 9 miles)
- Backcountry Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Heavy Tackle
- Bottom Fishing
- Black Drum
- Grouper (Red)
- Jack Crevalle
- Snapper (Lane)
- Snapper (Mangrove)
- Spotted Seatrout