Never 2 Nauti Fishing Charters

Never 2 Nauti Fishing Charters is all about putting people on fish and providing them with an experience they’ll remember. Captain Gerald Hernandez specializes in inshore, flats, back bay, and nearshore fishing. He loves having novices onboard, as he has the chance to teach them the basics and be the person who helped them catch their first fish.

You’ll be fishing from a Pathfinder TRS 2200, newly built in 2020. She’s powered by a 200 HP Yamaha engine, that makes it easy to glide swiftly to any destination. The boat also has all the necessary safety and navigational equipment. Capt. Gerald also provides kids life vests but you’ll need to bring one if the child is under 10 years old.

You can target pretty much everything that swims inshore and nearshore: Groupers, Snapper, Redfish, Snook, Spotted Seatrout, Spanish Mackerel, Flounder, and many more. You can keep anything within regulations and the captain will clean and fillet the catch for you after the trip.

Capt. Gerald uses all spinning reels, so the trips are suitable for all skill levels. He also has both right-hand and left-hand designs. The use of live bait depends on the availability so it can be prepared in advance or caught during the trip.

As he trailers his boat, it’s possible to start the trip from some other location – simply get in touch with the captain and talk through the details.

Never 2 Nauti Fishing Charters runs trips year round. All who are interested in having a great time – hop aboard!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $700
    price breakdown
    $700
    More fishing time means more catch and probably more variety. You'll target all kinds of inshore and nearshore species, such as Snapper, Grouper, Sharks, Flounder, Snook, Redfish. It's so easy when you have a full day ahead!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $550
    price breakdown
    $550
    Target inshore and nearshore species. As you have more time, you can easily switch from one fishing spot to another. The captain will provide your fishing license and the equipment but you need to bring snacks and drinks for the day.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    For all first-timers out there, there's no better way to start your fishing passion, than with a short morning trip. Your captain will provide all you need for fishing, you just need to make sure to bring your snacks and drinks. Check the pickup details with him and find the best departure point.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Bring your family along and have a great afternoon on the water. In case you have kids younger than 10 years old, bring a life jacket for them. The captain will provide your fishing equipment and license. Contact him before the trip to check the meeting spot.

About the Captain

Gerald Hernandez
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
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7 Customer Reviews
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Member since April 2019
"I love the water and running a boat on the water. I love showing people how to fish. And for most I love fishing." Captain Gerald was born and raised in the area and he’s been fishing the local waters for 30 years. In 2019 he finally decided to go pro and turn his passion into a career, so he got his captain’s licenses. He specializes in inshore, flats, back bay, and nearshore fishing. He loves teaching kids how to fish and having them experience the great outdoors.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Flounder Flounder
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish

Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Pathfinder TRS 2200 (Bay boat) originally built in 2020. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

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

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
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 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 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 5% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
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Jenny P.
Cook, MN
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Awesome Full Day with Captain Gerry

VERIFIED   December 30, 2019
Our boys were wanting to catch a variety of species to check off their bucket list.  This trip did not disappoint! ...
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VERIFIED   March 18, 2020
We had a great half day of fishing with Captain Gerry. Captain Gerry listened to what the kids were telling him and he put...
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Angora, MN
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Half day with Capt Jerry

VERIFIED   March 5, 2020
Great day of fishing. Jerry worked very hard getting us on some fish, which he did for the entire trip.  He was polite,...
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Elizabeth S.
Fort Myers, FL
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VERIFIED   July 29, 2020
Thank you for a great time Captain Gerald
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