Reel Kind Fishing

If you’re looking for an exceptional fishing experience and a charter with a strong reputation and proven track record, Reel Kind Fishing might be what you’re looking for. Join them on the waters around Marco Island and come along for an adventure around the Ten Thousand Islands. Target a plethora of species and go after a catch worth bragging about in one of the richest fisheries the region has to offer!

The boat you’ll be fishing from is a California Skiff center console, restored as recently as 2018. She’s powered by a 140 HP Suzuki engine and loaded with all the necessary safety equipment and electronic systems for navigation, communication and fish finding. Although the vessel’s max capacity is 6 guests, only 4 guests can fish at the same time.

Anglers of all skills and ages are welcome. There is no minimum age for kids and life jackets are provided for all guests. You’ll also be equipped with state of the art fishing gear, as well as various lures and live bait.  When it comes to the limits on fish you get to keep, it’s always according to the Florida State guidelines, however, they do change over time.

On board, you’ll also be provided with water are juices, catch cleaning is included in the price and fishing licenses are covered by the charter. You should only pack sun protection, drinks, and snacks of your choice, and a soft-sided cooler for your catch.

So if you already have a date in mind and it’s available in the captain’s calendar you can go ahead and book your Everglades fishing adventure right away!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $750
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    On your 8-hor charter off Marco Island into the Everglades, you'll be fishing the backcountry, as well as nearshore waters of the Gulf. With a plethora of species to be caught like Redfish, Snook, Snapper, Trout, Tarpon and many other types you're guaranteed to catch fish – just not which ones! Whether it's catch or release, your USCG Captain who is also a Florida. Master Naturalist will make sure you are having a great time. While max capacity is 6, only 4 anglers can fish at a time.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $575
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This 6-hour charter off will take you exploring the waters of the Ten Thousand Islands/Everglades. Fish the backcountry, near the mangroves and visit the nearshore areas of the Gulf. Target species like Redfish, Snook, Trout, Snapper, Tarpon, and others. The captain guarantees you will catch fish – just not which ones! Whether you decide to keep your catch or release it, you're certain to have a great time. While max capacity is 6, only 4 anglers can fish at a time.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    $575
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This trip will take you for an excursion around the inshore waters of Ten Thousand Islands/Everglades. You'll get the opportunity to target popular local species such as Snook, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Tarpon and more. You can either keep your catch (within legal limits) or release it – either way, ti will be a fun-filled experience! While max capacity is 6, only 4 anglers can fish at a time.
  • Private trip
    Fishing/Beach Combing (Max 6) AM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $525
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This is a great trip to satisfy both the angler in you & the explorer. Fish in the ten thousand islands for a variety of fish and do a bit of exploring on an uninhabited island where you can go beachcombing for shells, urchins, occasional sand dollars, driftwood, and ocean treasures. As long as nothing is alive you can bring it home. Learn about the ecosystem and just enjoy nature with a USCG/FL master naturalist captain *If you are seeking shelling only contact the office.
  • Private trip
    Fishing/Beach Combing (Max 6) PM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $525
    up to 4 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This is a great trip to satisfy both the angler in you & the explorer. Fish in the ten thousand islands for a variety of fish and do a bit of exploring on an uninhabited island where you can go beachcombing for shells, urchins, occasional sand dollars, driftwood, and ocean treasures. As long as nothing is alive you can bring it home. Learn about the ecosystem and just enjoy nature with a USCG/FL master naturalist captain *If you are seeking shelling only contact the office.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $425
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    Target prized species like Redfish, Snook, Snapper, Trout, Tarpon, and others on your 4-hour adventure into the Everglades. Fish the backcountry flats and nearshore areas of the Gulf. This trip is a great choice for families looking for a fun activity on their holiday. While max capacity is 6, only 4 anglers can fish at a time.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $425
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This trip is a great choice for anglers new to the sport looking to get better acquainted with the Everglades fishery. Your USCG captain is a FL Master Naturalist and has a vast knowledge of the area's waters. Species you'll be able to target include Snapper, Snook, Tarpon, and others.
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Shark
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $375
    up to 3 persons
    + $50
    each additional person
    This trip has one species in mind, Shark! They aren't always big but they are always fun! Although max capacity is 6, only 4 anglers can fish at a time. For those who have larger parties, multiple boats can be arranged. The boats would always stay together.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Kids Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $275
    up to 3 persons
    + $25
    each additional person
    This trip is designed to allow kids to discover their love of fishing as well as allow first-timers an intro trip, covering the basics. It’s a perfect opportunity for guests of all ages to learn about the Everglades ecosystem and spend a couple of hours targeting whatever’s biting that day. Although max capacity is 6, only 4 anglers can fish at a time.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Kids Trip (Late AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 11:00 AM
    $275
    up to 3 persons
    + $25
    each additional person
    Wondering if your kids will like fishing? Are you new to fishing? This is the perfect way to get a taste of fishing Florida's amazing Everglades Eco System off Marco Island. 2.5 hrs of guaranteed fish catching. This charter is especially good for children who are of the age of minimal patience. Although max capacity is 6, only 4 anglers can fish at a time.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Kids Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $275
    up to 3 persons
    + $25
    each additional person
    This is the perfect trip for kids and first-time anglers to get a taste of fishing Florida's amazing Everglades Eco System off Marco Island. You'll get a couple of hours of guaranteed fish catching and while it's hard to know what you'll catch, you'll definitely catch something. This charter is especially good for children who are of the age of minimal patience. Although max capacity is 6, only 4 anglers can fish at a time.
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About the Captain

Jesse Karen
Marco Island, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
8 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2019
I grew up fishing the shallow waters of Florida with my dad and many guides over the years. I am a multi tournament winning angler and have an unparalleled love of the environment. Everything I do is with the future of our ecosystem and fishery in mind. I am a Certified Florida Master Naturalist and have extensive education in this ecosystem. I'm not just another boater with a Captains license.

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Targeted Species

Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Ladyfish Ladyfish

Pompano Pompano
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook

Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon
Tripletail Tripletail
Whiting Whiting

Boat Specs

Califonia Skiff (Center console) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 140HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Popping

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 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

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:
American Express
Mastercard
Visa
Cash

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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.92
out of 5 stars from 8 reviews
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Half a day trip with Captain Jason
Fishing with Jesse
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Good experience
86%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Christopher S.
Washington, MI
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Half day AFTERNOON Shark Trip

VERIFIED   December 27, 2019
We got a couple bites of larger fish unfortunately one broke the line and one got away. Not much biting so we didn’t get...
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Aaron W.
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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Kids Trip with Captain Ryan

VERIFIED   NEW  March 15, 2020
Great time with Captain Ryan. He was perfect with our boys and my 70 year old Dad. A lot of fun and we look forward to another...
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Bradley B.
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Half a day trip with Captain Jason

VERIFIED   February 15, 2020
it was my son’s 12th birthday on Valentine’s Day we had a blast thank God we had a great captain I would recommend...
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John R.
La Grange Park, IL
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Half day trip with Captain Ryan

VERIFIED   December 29, 2019
Awesome day on the water. Lots of action. Great day of fishing.
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Matt L.
GRYMR-DEVNDLE, KY
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Learn to fish with my 9-year old daughter

VERIFIED   November 29, 2019
My 9-year old daughter and I had a great time with Captain Ryan.  He was very patient, kind, and funny.  He made...
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