Jimbo’s Charters

(16) In demand!
Southwest 26th Place
Cape Coral FL, United States

Jimbo’s Charters runs trips of various lengths in the along Florida’s southwest coast. Captain Jim Conant can launch his boat from one of several locations depending on your preference and where the best fish have been biting, and can take you around Matlacha Pass, Charlotte Harbor, Pine Island Sound, Cayo Costa State Park, Boca Grande pass, Captiva Pass, Redfish Pass, and the Sanibel Causeway in search of a huge variety of species.

You will be fishing aboard a 24 ft Nautic Star bay boat with room aboard for 6 guests. She was brand new in 2016, and is powered by a 200HP Yahama engine up to a speedy 45 knots, making sure you get as much fishing time as possible. The vessel comes equipped with GPS, fishfinder, a trolling motor for sneaking up on those spooky fish, a livewell full of fresh live bait, and everything you will need for a great day of fishing.

The variety of species you can choose from with Jimbo’s Charters is incredible. From fishing for tailing Reds on grassy flats or skipping baits and lures up under the mangroves in search of that trophy Snook, to heading out towards the deeper waters in search of wrecks and wrestling sharks to test your skill and stamina, you’ll find it all and more with Jimbo’s Charters. Captain Jim is happy to take anyone from novice to expert, and while he prefers to use live and cut bait, if you choose he will also troll so you are able to use your lures or fly fish - to Captain Jim, the important thing is that his clients have a great time and catch some awesome fish, and he will do whatever he can to make sure that happens on every trip!

All trips come with bait, licenses, and a cleaning and filleting service for whatever you choose to take away.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    1/2 Day Goliath Grouper fishing
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 750
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 100
    each additional person
    Do you have the strength and stamina to go after a 400 lb fish! This is a minimum of a 2 capable person trip. Check out Jimbos website, like jimbos Facebook and Instagram page to follow the latest fishing excursions.
  • Private trip
    Inshore Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 750
    up to 3 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Fishing for Redfish, Snook, Mangrove Snapper, Gag Grouper, and Spotted Sea Trout. You may also see Stingrays, Puffer fish, Spanish Mackerel, Sharks, Ladyfish, Jack Crevalle and Pompano. Check out Jimbos website, like jimbos Facebook and Instagram page to follow the latest fishing excursions.
  • Private trip
    3/4 day Wreck & Reef
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    US$ 650
    up to 3 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Leave out of Beautiful Pineland Marina and into the gulf via Boca Grand or Captiva Pass. Fish wrecks and reefs up to 9 Nautical Miles out. Check out Jimbos website, like jimbos Facebook and Instagram page to follow the latest fishing excursions.
  • Private trip
    Inshore 3/4 Day Trip 3 person
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 525
    up to 3 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Fishing for Redfish, Snook, Mangrove Snapper, Gag Grouper, and Spotted Sea Trout around Matlacha Pass, Charlotte Harbor, Pine Island Sound, Cayo Costa State Park, Boca Grande pass, Captiva Pass, Redfish Pass and the Sanibel Causeway. You may also see Stingrays, Spanish Mackerel, Sharks, Ladyfish, JC and Pompano.Check out Jimbos website, like jimbos Facebook and Instagram page to follow the latest fishing excursions.
  • Private trip
    1/2 day Wreck & Reef
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    US$ 500
    up to 3 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Leave out of Beautiful Pineland Marina and into the gulf via Boca Grand or Captiva Pass. Fish wrecks and reefs up to 9 Nautical Miles out.Check out Jimbos website, like jimbos Facebook and Instagram page to follow the latest fishing excursions.
  • Private trip
    Inshore 1/2 Day Trip 3 pers
    In demand!
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 350
    up to 3 persons
    + US$ 50
    each additional person
    Great package for father and son while mom goes shopping or lays on the beach. Fishing for Redfish, Snook, Mangrove Snapper, Gag Grouper, and Spotted Sea Trout around Matlacha Pass, Charlotte Harbor, Pine Island Sound, Cayo Costa State Park, Boca Grande pass, Captiva Pass, Redfish Pass and the Sanibel Causeway. Also around are Stingrays, Spanish Mackerel, Sharks, Ladyfish, Jack Crevalle and Pompano. Check out Jimbos website like Jimbos Facebook page and Instagram to see what the latest catches are.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Inshore 2 People
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 300
    up to 6 persons
    Fishing for Redfish, Snook, Mangrove Snapper, Gag Grouper, and Spotted Sea Trout around Matlacha Pass, Charlotte Harbor, Pine Island Sound, Cayo Costa State Park, Boca Grande pass, Captiva Pass, Redfish Pass and the Sanibel Causeway. Also around are Stingrays, Spanish Mackerel, Sharks, Ladyfish, Jack Crevalle and Pompano. Fishing on a beautifully maintained Nautic Star 2400 Sport. Check out Jimbos website like Jimbos Facebook page and Instagram to see what the latest catches are.
  • Private trip
    Half day Inshore 1 Person
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 250
    up to 6 persons
    Fishing for Redfish, Snook, Mangrove Snapper, Gag Grouper, and Spotted Sea Trout around Matlacha Pass, Charlotte Harbor, Pine Island Sound, Cayo Costa State Park, Boca Grande pass, Captiva Pass, Redfish Pass and the Sanibel Causeway. Also around are Stingrays, Spanish Mackerel, Sharks, Ladyfish, Jack Crevalle and Pompano. Fishing on a beautifully maintained Nautic Star 2400 Sport. Check out Jimbos website like Jimbos Facebook page and Instagram to see what the latest catches are.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia
Flounder
Grouper (Goliath)
Permit

Redfish
Shark (Blacktip)
Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove)

Snapper (Red)
Snook
Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon

Boat Specs

Nautic Star (Bay boat) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

About the Captain

Jim Conant
Cape Coral, Florida, United States
Member since January 2015
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Captain Jim Conant started running guided fishing trips after retiring from the army, and now runs a successful business taking tourists and veterans around the beautiful Florida waters in search of great fish. Captain Jim truly loves guiding, and enjoys nothing more than helping people land their first fish and kindling their passion for the sport.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Cape Coral Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.77 out of 5 stars from 16 reviews

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Since the first boat we rented did not work out because it broke down, we were asked to try up Jimbo.  Captain was good.  Boat was very clean.  Marina was further away than we really wanted to go, but had no choice at that point.
Captain really tried to get us into fish, but with the wind and a red tide, the fish were just not biting.  Did the best he could with party of 5, we were suppose to be party of 6.

Fished February 27, 2018
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Fished December 28, 2017
Jim Conant (The Captain)
Replied to this review on January 1, 2018

It was my pleasure! thank you again. Bet you had a great redfish dinner!

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Fished December 28, 2017
Jim Conant (The Captain)
Replied to this review on December 30, 2017

It was my pleasure, hope the redfish tasted good!

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