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
    Full Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    Make the most of your time along Florida's western coast and spend as much time as possible on the productive inshore waters. You'll have plenty of time to practice your skills against the water's toughest and strongest creatures, as well as reeling in plenty of delicious fish to take back to shore. Fish for Redfish, Trout, Flounder, Sheepshead, Snook, and many more for an unforgettable and rewarding day on the water.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    Up to 4 guests, offshore reef fishing.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $600
    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 providing you with the perfect workout opportunity.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $450
    Up to four guests.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Offshore (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $450
    Leave dry land and all your worries behind and get involved in some seriously exciting fishing on this 4-hour trip. You'll spend your afternoon offshore, hitting the reefs and wrecks for a range of tough-fighting and delicious species. Go after Groupers, Snappers, Cobia, Barracuda, Mackerels, and many more for a thrilling day's exercise and bag yourself a deserved meal to take home at the end of the day.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Offshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 1 - Jul 20
    $400
    This August special will see you take advantage of the exciting weather and get stuck into some serious offshore fishing. Up to 4 people are allowed on board to maximize your comfort in the summer heat, and you'll go trolling, as well as using poppers, to entice the bite of some big game fish. Kingfish, Snappers, and numerous other exciting and delicious fish will be biting, so you should return to shore with a bagful to take home.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Sat, Sun)
    $300
    Custom trip tailored to your needs.
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About the Captain

Forrest Hemingway
Naples, Florida, United States
4 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
144 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2015
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) Barracuda (Great)
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Lane) Snapper (Lane)

Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Tripletail Tripletail

Boat Specs

Seachaser (Center console) originally built in 2008, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
24 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

GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 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.

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 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
Checks

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

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Customer Reviews

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3\/4 Day Trip with Captain Vince
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Angler Rating
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
89%
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3/4 Day Trip with Captain Vince

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip – Offshore on April 14, 2021
Had a great trip with Captain Vince.  Under tough weather conditions, we caught a great deal of fish - snook, snapper, blue...
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4 hour back bay trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore on November 2, 2020
Vincent was awesome. He was super knowledgeable and friendly. He sure knows those back waters, too. He’d take us to very...
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Parrish, FL
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Captain Vince is the BEST! Well worth the trip!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Offshore (PM) on June 29, 2020
I purchased the half day offshore trip as a birthday gift for my husband. Typically, I avoid fishing trips because I never...
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Half day trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Offshore (PM) on April 7, 2021
Our family had a great time!  Captain Vince took us to a few spots where the fish were biting fast!  He took the time to...
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FAQs about Hemingway Fishing Adventures

Hemingway Fishing Adventures offers the following trips to customers:
  • $300 per group - 3 Hour Trip (3 hours)
  • $400 per group - Half Day Trip – Offshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • $450 per group - Half Day Trip – Inshore (4 hours)
  • $450 per group - Half Day Trip – Offshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • $600 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Nearshore (6 hours)
  • $650 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Offshore (6 hours)
  • $700 per group - Full Day Trip – Inshore (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Hemingway Fishing Adventures, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • 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 )
  • 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