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
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    $500
    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. Depature times are flexible to meet your needs.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $500
    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
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    $700
    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
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $900
    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. Fill day trips have the option of a bathroom break and lunch at our local waterfront restaurants.
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About the Captain

Billy Williams
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
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201 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
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

Boat specs

Skeeter (Bay boat) originally built in 2021. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Popping

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

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.

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 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 2% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 98 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
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Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
99%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
95%
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Sarah H.
Randolph, WI
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Half day trip with Captain Billy

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on December 28, 2021
Captain Billy and his son were awesome! My husband and I brought our four kids and the first place Capt Billy took us to, fish...
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Alex K.
Fair Lawn, NJ
Excellent
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Half day trip in December 2021

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on December 28, 2021
Had a really good four hour trip with Captain Billy. He navigated to a few scenic spots looking to put us on the fish.  We...
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Buffy S.
Merrill, IA
Excellent
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5hrs with Capt. Billy and son, Justin

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on February 27, 2022
Capt. Billy and son, Justin were very knowledgeable and helpful helping us to find the right places to catch a variety of fish....
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John C.
Lexington, KY
Excellent
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Inshore morning trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on May 29, 2022
Billy & Justin were great for our half day inshore charter. We had live bait and shrimp and caught trout, snook, and mangrove...
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James F.
Virginia Beach, VA
Excellent
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Great day.

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on June 15, 2022
This was a great day of fishing with my son and 2 grandkids. Captain Billy and his son gave us exactly what we were looking...
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FAQs about Maxed Out Charters – Fort Myers

Maxed Out Charters – Fort Myers offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $700 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $900 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
  • 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
  • Spinning
  • Popping

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