If you’re looking for some of the best inshore fishing that Fort Myers, Florida has to offer, you’re in the right place. This is exactly what Maxed Out Charters specializes in – providing their customers with unforgettable adventures in shallow and prolific waters of the area.

Captain Billy Williams invites you to join him aboard his 23’ Skeeter bay boat powered by a 250 HP Yamaha V MAX SHO engine. This is a 2019 model and it still has that fresh boat smell! It also has top-notch marine electronics, safety gear, a live bait tank, an ice box, and a wireless trolling motor for quietly sneaking up on fish in the shallows. Bring your fishing buddies or family members along, since it can hold up to 6 anglers comfortably.

You’ll get to choose among a variety of different packages, be it 4, 6, or 8-hour trips. Captain Billy Williams will do everything he can to put you on some of the most attractive species in the area. Snook, Redfish, Seatrout, Snapper, and Sheepshead are on the menu, but the list of your potential catch doesn’t end here.

Top-of-the-line fishing gear is provided by the charter, including live bait and lures. The first mate will gladly clean and fillet your catch after the trip is over. Drinks and fishing licenses are also covered – you just have to show up and Maxed Out Charters will make sure you have an unforgettable trip.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $750
    There's nothing better than a full day on the water with an experienced captain at the helm. This trip will see you fishing for Snook, Redfish, Seatrout, Snapper, and Sheepshead, among many others.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $575
    This 6-hour trip is dedicated to family fun and catching fish such as Snook, Redfish, Seatrout, Sheepshead, Snapper, and many others. You'll usually be fishing the smooth shallow waters – these trips are both safe and fun.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $400
    The captain will take you fishing the smooth shallows, which makes this 4-hour trip perfect for families. Sheepshead, Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Seatrout, and many other amazing species will be on the menu.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    $400
    The captain will take you fishing the smooth shallows, which makes this 4-hour trip perfect for families. Sheepshead, Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Seatrout, and many other amazing species will be on the menu.
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About the Captain

Billy Williams
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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141 Customer Reviews
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Member since February 2016
Maxed Out Charters is run and operated by Captain Billy Williams. He was born and raised in Fort Myers and has been fishing all his life. Captain Billy has been running charters since 2012 and fishing is his passion. He loves being on the water and sharing his knowledge with both beginners and experienced anglers.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Permit Permit
Pompano Pompano
Redfish Redfish

Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Skeeter (Bay boat) originally built in 2019. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha V MAX SHO engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not 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

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
90%
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Tony M.
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A fun day fishing with my Daughter and Captain Billy

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on December 26, 2020
My daughter loves to go fishing so we booked an afternoon with Captain Billy Williams (Maxed Out Charters).  He didn’t disappoint. ...
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Half day Trip, plus a little more!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on December 31, 2020
This trip was kinda like going with a buddy and his son.  Captain Billy and his son Justin were great.  We caught fish, and...
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Half day trip with Billy

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on May 5, 2021
My wife and I had a great time! Billy started our trip by teaching us how to catch the bait we would use (this was extra time...
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Rick H.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   September 6, 2020
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VERIFIED   August 12, 2020
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FAQs about Maxed Out Charters – Fort Myers

Maxed Out Charters – Fort Myers offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $575 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $750 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Maxed Out Charters – Fort Myers, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Maxed Out Charters – Fort Myers include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Maxed Out Charters – Fort Myers offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Maxed Out Charters – Fort Myers offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Maxed Out Charters – Fort Myers include:
  • Black Drum
  • Permit
  • Pompano
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Spotted Seatrout