Choose Pine Island Sound as your next fishing destination and book an adventure with Nauti Knots Charters! Captain Ken Mercer is an expert in Southwest Florida fishing, a tournament angler, and proud philanthropist. On his trips, you’ll combine light tackle, shallow water, and nearshore fishing for explosive strikes and drag-pulling fun!
Capt. Ken is eager to show you what it’s all about! He invites you on his brand new 25’ Tidewater bay boat, powered by a 300 HP Yamaha engine, reaching some of the best fishing spots that Pine Island and Charlote Harbor have to offer. The boat comes with a Minn Kota trolling motor, allowing you to approach unsuspecting inshore species quietly and discreetly.
Top-of-the-range gear is supplied on board as well, including a Dual Power-Pole anchoring system, Simrad electronics, and 13 Fishing rods and reels. There is also plenty of dry storage for all your personal items and you’ll have a cooler for your snacks and drinks. The boat accommodates up to 6 guests, everyone can fish at the same time, and kids of all ages are welcome!
Capt. Ken will take you fishing after some of the most sought-after inshore species of western Florida. This includes Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Speckled Trout, and more. You’ll also have the opportunity to target various Shark species, Goliath Grouper, Mangrove Snapper, Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Sheepshead, Black Drum, Tripletail, and Jack Crevalle.
Capt. Ken specializes in fly fishing as well. If you’d like to give it a go, bring or rent your own gear and he’ll take you to some of the most productive backcountry flats along the coast.
You’ll use live bait and artificial lures to attract all these target species and more, depending on the conditions and your preferences. Top-quality rods and reels, as well as your fishing license, are included in the price, so just come straight to the dock ready for action. Book your trip today and let Nauti Knots Charters show you the time of your life!
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Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Tidewater (Bay boat) originally built in 2018. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha 4.2L engine.
Types of Fishing
Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days 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.
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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:
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FAQs about Nauti Knots Charters
- $900 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
- $1,100 per group, additional $100 per person after 1 guest - 3/4 Day – Boca Grande Pass Tarpon (6 hours)
- $1,200 per group, additional $100 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
- Fighting Chair
- GPS (Simrad )
- Fishfinder (Simrad )
- Live Bait Well
- Wireless Trolling Motor (Minn Kota )
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle
- Live Bait
- First Mate
- Fishing License
- Inshore Fishing
- Nearshore Fishing
- Reef Fishing
- Wreck Fishing
- Flats Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Heavy Tackle
- Bottom Fishing
- Fly Fishing (Please bring your own fly gear )
- Drift Fishing
- Grouper (Goliath)
- Jack Crevalle
- Shark (Bull)
- Snapper (Mangrove)
- Spanish Mackerel
- Spotted Seatrout