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Come aboard Get Hooked Custom Charters and get ready to fish the beautiful backwaters of Southwest Florida! With Captain Dan Camp at the helm, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the plentiful fishing grounds of Bonita Springs for some incredible saltwater species. Whether you’re looking for an unforgettable family adventure, or want to take in the stunning sights of the backwaters, Capt. Dan has something for everyone.

Capt. Dan was born and raised in Missouri, where he grew up experiencing the fine freshwater fishing on offer. He moved to Florida in 2001, and fell in love with its incredible saltwater fishing opportunities! As a USCG Licensed Master Captain, he now uses his experience to offer flexible backwater trips that allow guests of all ages and abilities to have a great time. Capt. Dan is more than happy to show kids the ropes, and especially loves helping little ones celebrate their birthdays out on the water!

You’ll be fishing aboard an 18’ Hewes flats boat, perfectly built to cruise these waters with up to 3 guests on board (or 4, if 2 are children). She’s equipped with top-of-the-line modern navigational features, along with a wireless trolling motor and power pole – this means you can spot the fish easily, and can silently sneak up on them! She’s also decked out with all the safety equipment needed and a Bimini top, perfect for those sweltering Floridian days where you need a little shade!

Capt. Dan specializes in light spinning tackle with both live and artificial bait, and will have you hooking world-famous Floridian favorites such as Snook, Redfish, Snapper, Spotted Seatrout, Sheepshead and the hard-fighting Tarpon. You’ll be provided with a fishing license, top-notch rods and reels, bait, ice, and water. Don’t forget to bring suntan lotion, sunglasses, and your favorite snacks or drinks!

If you’re looking to experience Floridian fishing at its finest, come aboard Get Hooked Custom Charters to make memories that’ll last a lifetime!



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  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Fishing (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $280
    up to 3 persons
    Get ready to spend your morning experiencing some of the best fishing that Bonita Springs has to offer! Capt. Dan will take you out to the hottest fishing grounds to target Snook, Redfish, Sheepshead, and more. The species you'll be reeling in may change based on the tides and the season when you visit. Capt. Dan recommends that the best number of guests for this trip is 2–3 persons, and anglers of all ages and abilities are welcome. Your trip includes rods, reels, bait, tackle, and a fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Fishing (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $280
    up to 3 persons
    Join Capt. Dan on this 4-hour afternoon adventure, where you'll get to cruise the flats, backwaters, and inshore waters that Florida is famous for! You'll head to the hottest spots around for the chance to hook Redfish, Snook, Sheepshead, the hard-fighting Tarpon, and plenty of other world-famous species. Your captain will provide you with rods, reels, bait, tackle, and a valid fishing license. This trip is best suited for 2-3 guests, and children must be aged 7 years and above to come aboard.
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About the Captain

Dan Camp
Bonita Springs, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
ID & License verified
21 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since December 2018
I was born and raised on a farm in northern Missouri and always freshwater fished the lakes, ponds and rivers. I just acquired a passion for the water and enjoyed sharing it with others. I've been living in Florida for the last 17 years and have spent this time saltwater fishing. I like backwater fishing for the simple reason you can go almost every day, without worrying about the weather. I tend to use live bait and light tackle, which makes it even more exciting!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum
Cobia
Jack Crevalle
Redfish

Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook
Spotted Seatrout

Tarpon

Boat Specs

Hewes (Flats boat) originally built in 2003. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha 4 stroke engine.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Jigging

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 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 Bonita Springs 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
Checks

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.90
out of 5 stars from 21 reviews
Boat
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Experience
Love capn dan
An enjoyable day with my son
Angler Rating
19
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
89%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
76%
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Edward K.
Chagrin Falls, OH
 5.00
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Half day trip with captain Dan Camp

VERIFIED   NEW  October 30, 2019
Awesome experience in the backwaters of bonita springs.  Cannot beat light tackle fishing with a guide as good as Dan....
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David C.
West Bloomfield, Michigan
 5.00
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1/2 day fishing/sightseeing trip with Captain Dan

VERIFIED   April 7, 2019
We had a wonderful time with Captain Dan. He called me as soon as I booked and suggested we switch from Sunday to Monday, if...
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Scott A.
Blawnox, PA
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Half Day trip with Captain Dan

VERIFIED   January 4, 2019
Captain Dan is terrific!  In addition to being an extremely knowledgeable and experienced boat/fishing captain, he could...
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Tim Z.
Buffalo, NY
 5.00
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1/2 day site seeing & fishing

VERIFIED   February 18, 2019
Captain Dan is very knowledgeable of the area and an absolute pleasure to spend some time with. Kids both had a blast, we did...
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Gary K.
Medford, New Jersey
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Half day fishing charter with Capt Dan

VERIFIED   April 23, 2019
Very satisfied with my recent trip. Captain Dan was a real pleasure to fish with and was very knowledgeable of the area. We...
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