Discover the riches of southwestern Florida with Charter: Capt. Dan. These waters are home to incredible flats, backcountry, wrecks, and many more, all surrounded by stunning nature. Come and explore the Everglades, the Ten Thousand Islands, and the deeper waters of the Gulf of Mexico, as you embark on a fishing adventure like never before.

Captain Danny Falls will make sure that you have everything you need for a productive day on the water. An avid angler since the age of 15, he’s been fishing for over 50 years now, and knows all the tricks of the trade. He promises to do whatever he can to make sure you get the most out of these rich waters, so settle in to land all the fish you’ve ever dreamed of.

Not only will you have an experienced captain, but the purpose-built 24’ Hurricane deck boat will carry you smoothly to all the fishing grounds. She boasts a 102” beam, allowing plenty of space to cast, two fishing seats, a power pole, and trolling motor. Hit up the skinniest of waters and get your fish on against some truly spooky fish.

Whatever you target, you’re in for a thrilling adventure, as these waters are home to some tough-fighting monsters. Settle in to do battle as you bottom fish to entice the bite of Bull Redfish, strong Snook, tough Trout, and some smaller beauties like Sheepshead and Tripletail. If you’re lucky, you may even land a Tarpon or a Shark!

You’ll mainly be practicing catch and release, but you’ll also be able to take a couple of tasty creatures home. Just make sure to bring an ice box to keep your catch fresh. Other than that, you’ll need to pack some drinks and snacks, and don’t forget to bring a camera to snap those long-lasting memories.

Charter: Capt. Dan promises a fun-filled day in some of Florida’s best waters. Come aboard and put your fishing skills to the test!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 30 - Apr 15
    $700
    Make the most of the productive waters out of Naples, FL, as you hit up the Everglades National Park, Ten Thousand Islands, and many more productive fishing grounds for some exciting and delicious fish. Get ready for plenty of action as you try bottom fishing for beauties such as Redfish, Snook, Mangrove Snapper, Ladyfish, and Sheepshead in the flats, mangroves, backcountry, and even further out to the nearshore Gulf waters.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 30 - Apr 15
    $500
    If you've just got a few hours to spare, then don't worry – even a 5-hour trip will see you testing your fishing skills. With the productive flats, backcountry, and wrecks just a stone's throw away, you can get your fill of exciting fishing and head home in time for lunch. Get your fish on as you try bottom fishing for Bluefish, Redfish, Snook, Snappers, Tripletail, Sharks, and many more prized fish.

About the Captain

Danny Falls
Naples, Florida, United States
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9 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since February 2020
After picking up a rod and reel at the age of 15, Captain Danny has never looked back. He now boasts over 50 years of fishing experience, and loves nothing more than passing on his expertise to the next generation. He promises to do whatever he can to put a smile on your face, as he hopes to make you fall in love with fishing in southwestern Florida.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Bluefish Bluefish
Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Redfish Redfish
Shark (Bonnethead) Bonnethead Shark
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper

Snook Snook
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout
Tarpon Tarpon
Tripletail Tripletail

Boat Specs

Hurricane (Deck boat) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha 4-Stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
No Smoking
No Alcohol
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
Checks

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Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Good experience
67%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
89%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Thomas H.
Lawrenceville, GA
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Half Day with Captain Dan

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on April 8, 2021
C Dan as we call him:)  Did a great job.  The best part was he had a canopy on the boat to protect us from the hot sun. ...
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Richard F.
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Half Day Trip with Captain Dan

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on March 30, 2021
Boat was very comfortable and had a large canopy to keep us out of the sun. Captain Dan knew where the good fishing holes were...
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Hilary H.
Zionsville, IN
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Great Half day with Capt. Dan

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on April 5, 2021
The Hurricane deckboat is well equipped and very comfortable for a group with ample seating. The boat itself is more stable...
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George F.
Washington, DC
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A Memorable Spring Break Kick Off

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on March 19, 2021
Just finished an excellent morning and early afternoon with Capt. Danny.  The boat is super comfortable and equipped with...
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Leroy D.
Bolivia, NC
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November fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip on November 23, 2021
Had a great time with capt. Dan. Fish were elusive but conversation priceless. Thanks capt.
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FAQs about Charter: Capt.Dan

Charter: Capt.Dan offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group - Half Day Trip (5 hours)
  • $700 per group - Full Day Trip (7 hours)

When you book a trip with Charter: Capt.Dan, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS (Simrad)
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with Charter: Capt.Dan include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Shrimp on request)
  • Lures
  • Fishing License

Charter: Capt.Dan offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing (Ten Thousand Islands )
  • Wreck Fishing (Up to 11 miles offshore)
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing ( Everglades National Park )

Charter: Capt.Dan offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing (Bring your own equipment)

Top targeted fish species with Charter: Capt.Dan include:
  • Black Drum
  • Bluefish
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Bonnethead)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Speckled Trout
  • Tarpon
  • Tripletail