Hemingway Fishing Adventures

Hemingway Fishing Adventures invites you to explore the beautiful waters out of Naples, Florida. Captain Forrest Vincent Hemmingway, or “Capt. Vince,” offers half and full-day trips for anglers of all ages and skill levels. Families with children are especially welcome to join in the adventure, so that the whole family can get hooked.

Enjoy your trip aboard a 24’ Seachaser center console. Explore the choppier seas or float in shallow waters. Whether you want to venture further out up to nine miles offshore to catch King Mackerel, Snapper, and Grouper or chase Redfish and Snook in the backcountry, the boat will provide a flexible platform for your trip.

Even if you have never held a fishing rod in your hand before or just want to sit back and relax, inshore fishing might be right up your street. Your captain will guide you through the basics before you make your first cast. Enjoy a relaxing and rewarding fishing trip in the backwaters and get your hands on Snook, Redfish, Trout, and Sheepshead.

Or check the bite in the State waters, fishing for Snapper, Spanish and King Mackerel, Grouper, Tripletail, Barracuda, or even Cobia. Target whatever patrol the reefs and wrecks. The opportunities abound!

Hemingway Fishing Adventures will provide you with everything you need to make a great catch possible. The trips are all-inclusive, you only need to bring your own food, drinks, and the desire to have fun. Get booking and make the first step towards hopping on board.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Nearshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $800
    4 anglers and 50 for each additional person. take advantage of the exciting weather and get stuck into some serious offshore fishing. Up to 6 people are allowed on board to maximize your comfort in the summer heat. You'll go trolling as well as using poppers to entice the bite of some big game fish. Kingfish, Snapper, and numerous other exciting and delicious fish will be biting, so you should return to shore with a bagful to take home.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Nearshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Sun)
    $850
    A custom trip tailored to your needs for up to 4 people. $50 for each additional person.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,000
    Enjoy offshore fishing at its finest without having to go too far out. Stay within the nine miles range and target Grouper, Snapper, Barracuda, Kingfish, Spanish Mackerel, and many more exciting and delicious species. You'll get to hit the reefs and wrecks within Florida state waters. These popular feeding grounds for the fish will see you reel in a haul of fish to take back to shore, as well as provide you with the perfect workout opportunity.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,400
    A nearshore fishing trip for over 15 species for up to 4 anglers. Each additional angler is $50.
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About the Captain

Forrest Hemingway
Naples, Florida, United States
4 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
197 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2015
Angler's Choice
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Living near the water in the Canal Zone, we learned how to enjoy everything about the sea. Our uncle showed us how to snorkel, scuba dive, spearfish, and even how to find treasure and old relics underwater. I have lived in Naples, Florida for 28 years, and have been fishing professionally for over 10 years. I became a captain as an excuse to go fishing all the time. I am very passionate about the sea and sea life, and still enjoy it immensely.

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
Grouper (Red) Red Grouper

Boat specs

Seachaser (Center console) originally built in 2014. Powered by 3 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
35 ft
Capacity
4 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
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 days days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

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 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

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:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 197 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
96%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Dickie V.
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Half Day Hemingway Fishing adventures

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Nearshore (AM) on June 1, 2022
I rarely post reviews but this one is a must. Capt Vince and Capt Samdro knocked it out of the park for me and my family. He...
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Robert N.
Fort Myers, FL
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3/4 day trip with Captain Vince

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore on December 6, 2021
I needed to take my daughter on a fishing trip while she was visiting and chose Hemingway. Great decision. Because of the low...
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Stacy S.
Roanoke, VA
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3 hour trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Nearshore (PM) on December 19, 2021
Captain Forrest is amazing! 4 people went and only 1 knew how to fish. Ages 17, 18, 19 and 21. They had a great time and definitely...
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Miguel P.
Greenville, DE
Excellent
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February fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Nearshore (AM) on February 27, 2022
Very professional. I’ve been on many fishing charters throughout Florida. Nicest boat I’ve been on. Hit fish on immediately....
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Arin O.
Fairbanks, AK
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Half day trip with CPT. Vince

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Nearshore (AM) on August 5, 2022
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FAQs about Hemingway Fishing Adventures

Hemingway Fishing Adventures offers the following trips to customers:
  • $800 per group - Half Day Trip – Nearshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • $850 per group - Half Day Trip – Nearshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore (6 hours)
  • $1,400 per group - Full Day Trip – Offshore (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Hemingway Fishing Adventures, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Hemingway Fishing Adventures include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water )
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Hemingway Fishing Adventures offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Hemingway Fishing Adventures offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Hemingway Fishing Adventures include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Lane)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tripletail