Honey Badger Fishing Charters

Want to experience the best that the Gulf of Mexico’s offshore waters have to offer? Look no further than Honey Badger Fishing Charters! Captain Michael Beck and his friendly, experienced crew are fully licensed to take you into federal waters, which means you’ll come face-to-gills with some seriously huge, seriously tasty bottom-dwellers. Head down to Fort Myers Beach and get ready to pack your cooler with plenty of tasty table fare!

Capt. Michael fell in love with boating when he moved to Fort Myers from Pennsylvania. His passion for being out on the water inspired him to set up his own charter business. His main goal? To introduce anglers of all ages and skill levels to the incredible fishing opportunities that southwest Florida and the Gulf of Mexico holds!

Capt. Michael’s brand-new 2019 26’ Key West center console is capable of taking you and 5 other guests well beyond the 9-mile state waters limit. The vessel’s twin 250 HP Yamaha engines will allow you to travel to prime fishing spots faster, giving you more time to drop your line and pull up your catch. In addition, she’s decked out with top-notch safety and navigational gear, as well as a full toilet and life jackets for all ages.

Thanks to Capt. Michael’s federal pelagic and reef fishing permits, you’ll have the chance to explore less-fished waters for seriously huge (and delicious!) species. Newer anglers can travel up to 20 miles from shore to target Scup, Grunt, and more. If you want to take full advantage of federal waters, your captain will take you up to 50 miles out to hook Shark species, and huge Grouper and Snapper. Red Snapper can be found here, and the federal season generally runs from June to August.

In addition, Capt. Michael will make sure you’re decked out with top-quality rods, reels, bait, and tackle, as well as a fishing license for all guests. Come aboard Honey Badger Fishing Charters and experience the thrill of fishing for the biggest fish this part of the Gulf has to offer!



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  • Private trip
    Extended Full Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $1,200
    up to 6 persons
    This 12-hour extravaganza allows you plenty of time to see just what the Gulf of Mexico's deep sea fishing is all about – and you'll be able to hook some gigantic table fare, too! Capt. Michael will take you into federal waters, where the fish grow to staggering sizes – prepare to battle huge Grouper, Snapper, and Shark species. You'll be provided with top-notch rods and reels, bait, tackle, and a valid fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $1,000
    up to 6 persons
    Join Capt. Michael for this 8-hour adventure, and get ready to explore some seriously offshore waters! Thanks to his federal permits, you'll be able to travel past the 9-mile limit, which means you'll be bottom fishing and deep sea fishing for some seriously huge species. This could include Hammerhead and Tiger Sharks, as well as Amberjack and tasty Snapper and Grouper species. Your trip includes rods, reels, bait, tackle, and your fishing license.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    $800
    up to 6 persons
    This trip is the perfect option for guests who want to hook plenty of tasty table fare, but are less sure about traveling to seriously offshore waters. Capt. Michael will take you up to 20 miles out onto the Gulf, where you'll have the chance to bottom fish and deep sea fish for Scup, Porgy, and various Snapper species, including Yellowtail, Mangrove, and the famous Red. You'll be provided with rods, reels, bait, tackle, and a fishing license that allows you to explore reefs in federal waters.
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About the Captain

Michael Beck
Fort Myers Beach, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
Member since April 2019
Moving from Pennsylvania to Fort Myers, Capt. Michael and his crew found themselves drawn to the water, boating, and fishing. Their love of being on their boat, casting lines and hooking incredible fish, made them want to show everyone else how incredible and beautiful southwest Florida and the Gulf of Mexico are. Capt. Mike has been fishing in these waters for over 5 years and has had his license since 2017. He fell in love with fishing when he moved to Fort Myers Beach, and wants people to experience the same feeling and to enjoy it as much as he does!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Grouper (Red)
Grunt
Scup (Porgy)

Shark (Hammerhead)
Shark (Lemon)
Shark (Tiger)
Snapper (Mangrove)

Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Yellowtail)

Boat Specs

Key West (Center console) originally built in 2018. Powered by 2 250HP Yamaha engines.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate
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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

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