Join Mangroveman Charters and let Captain Paul Craft show you exactly what this part of the Gulf has to offer! Is there anything more interesting than experiencing the bountiful, beautiful waters of Naples, FL with a true local who loves to introduce new and experienced anglers to this fabulous fishery?
As a Pensacola native and lifelong fisherman, Capt. Paul knows exactly where to find the hottest bite. His knowledge about the ecosystem and wildlife of this area is truly immense. You’ll leave your trip not only with a remarkable catch, but with new angling knowledge, too!
Your adventure will start on a 22’ Proline center console boat. She features quality fishing and navigation electronics. Combined with your captain’s knowledge of this region, you’ll reach the fishing hot spots in no time. She can easily accommodate up to 6 guests, and 4 of them can fish at the same time. Bring your kids along, too! She’s equipped with all the necessary safety equipment, including lifejackets in child sizes.
Depending on the species you desire to catch, Capt. Paul will take you to various secret fishing spots. You can cruise the wild backcountry of the 10,000 Islands for Mangrove Snapper and Tarpon. Or how about heading to Naples Bay for Floridian favorites, such as Snook and Spotted Seatrout? You can also go up to 9 miles out into the Gulf, famous for being home to Sheepshead, Redfish, Jack Crevalle, and many more.
Check out Capt. Paul’s second listing for longer trips!
Whether you’re an experienced angler seeking a challenge in these famous waters, or want to take your loved ones on an unforgettable Floridian adventure, Capt. Paul has something for everyone. Your family dog is also welcome.
Capt. Paul will provide you with Penn reels and Shakespeare Ugly Stik rods, and live bait. The only thing you need to do is come aboard and let Mangroveman Charters show you how the locals do it!
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
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
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.