Capt. Arthur Schmidt Charters

4577 Pine Island Rd
Matlacha FL, United States

I specialize in Fly Fishing and Light Tackle fishing for Tarpon, Redfish, Snook in the Matlacha, Pine Island, Sanibel and Captiva Island areas of SW Florida. Friendly knowledgeable native Florida guide with 24 years of experience. I fish from a Silver King Signature Series 16 Flats Boat with the best Equipment and Tackle Available, featuring Taylor, Tibor, Abel and Seamaster Reels, Sage, Orvis and Loomis Rods.

I specialize in Fly Fishing and Light Tackle fishing for Tarpon, Redfish, Snook in the Matlacha, Pine Island, Sanibel and Captiva Island areas of SW Florida. Friendly knowledgeable native Florida guide with 24 years of experience. I fish from a Silve


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Trip Date:
Days:
Persons:
  • Full Day
    8 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 650 private charter
  • 3/4 Day
    6 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 550 private charter
  • 1/2 Day Trip
    4 hour trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 450 private charter

About this listing

Boat Specs

Silver King (Flats boat) originally built in 1994, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 70HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
16 ft
Capacity
2 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Fly Fishing
Targeted Species
 
Cobia
 
Little Tunny (False Albacore)

 
Permit
 
Redfish

 
Snook
 
Tarpon
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Ice Box
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 24 hours before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

25% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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, Checks, PayPal.

About the Captain

Arthur Schmidt
Matlacha, Florida, United States
Member since April 2015
I Grew up in Florida in a large family of Hunters and Fishermen, I became hooked at an early age and fly fishing is my passion.

Matlacha Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

5 out of 5 stars from 1 review

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I’ve been fly fishing fo a long time but never got a Tarpon, Capt Art put me on a nice school of 40-60lb fish and caught my first one on fly. Highly recommend Capt Art, he’s a nice guy and an excellent guide

Fished August 23, 2017
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