Boca Grande And Beyond

Book your next trip with confidence! Captain Dylan of Boca Grande And Beyond is a Southwest Florida native and has dedicated his entire life to fishing this area. He really enjoys being a full time fishing guide and letting others experience everything he has learned and loves. With a passion for catching big fish and knowingly targeting specific fish as each season changes.  He’s prepared for every avid angler or family looking for a fun fishing trip! Please let his pictures speak for the pride and dedication he has to making sure everyone has the opportunity at a fish of a lifetime!

You’ll be fishing from a 2022 Skeeter sx2250 that accommodates up to 6 guests. The boat is powered by a Yamaha 250 SHO and features a Minn Kota trolling motor, 10’ power pole shallow water anchor, and Simrad GPS/fishfinder. Very Fast well built boat that will give you more time to fish.

The Charlotte Harbor, Gasparilla Sound, Pine Island Sound, and the Gulf of Mexico all combine to create a world famous inshore and nearshore fishing experience. From hard fighting sport fish like Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, and Trout to good eating fish like Grouper, Snapper, Tripletail, and Sheepshead, Capt. Dylan’s got you covered. Pick up locations and custom fishing trips can be arranged.

The live well will be full of bait before you even step aboard as well as Penn rods and reels lined up and ready for that first fish! After your trip, your catch will be filleted and bagged for you to enjoy for dinner.

Captain Dylan will be professional, friendly, and prepared to make sure you have the best trip possible.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $600
    Quick 4 hour morning trip. You'll get to take advantage of the morning bite and target Snook, Redfish, Trout, and whatever else is available at the time of your trip.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $600
    Sleep in and depart in the early afternoon. You'll prowl the backcountry and the flats in search of Redfish, Snook, Trout, and more.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Night Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Aug 31
    US $650
    Quick trip to put some fish on the deck! Target Snook during night and avoid the heat. Do something different and join this night adventure with an experienced captain.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $850
    Catch the morning bite fishing the flats and backcountry for Redfish, Snook, Snapper, and Trout. You'll be provided with all the necessary equipment so just bring some snacks and drinks to keep you going.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $850
    You'll be fishing the flats and backcountry for Snook, Redfish, Snapper, and Trout. Some of these are a true delicacy, so it's good to know that the captain will clean your catch after the trip.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour – Night Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Aug 31
    US $900
    Snook fishing during the night is customers' favorite on this charter. Avoid the heat and the crowds and have all the fish for yourself. The captain will cover your fishing equipment, you just need to concentrate to catch more Snook.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour–Shark / Goliath Grouper (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $900
    Spend the day fishing nearshore reefs and wrecks for Goliath Grouper and Sharks. The captain will show you everything you need to know if you're not experienced with these fish. The equipment is included in the price.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour–Shark / Goliath Grouper (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $900
    Spend the day fishing nearshore reefs and wrecks for some big fighting fish! Whether you're bottom fishing for Goliath Grouper or using light tackle for Blacktip Shark, you'll have lots of fun on this adventure!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour – Tarpon (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jul 1
    US $1,100
    These 6 hours of fishing will give you enough time to catch one of the most prized fish in the area. Spend the day fishing the Boca Grande Pass and the beaches targeting Silver King. Your captain will cover your fishing equipment and license.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Tarpon (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 4:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jul 1
    US $1,100
    These 6 hours of fishing will give you enough time to catch one of the most prized fish in the area. Spend the day fishing the Boca Grande Pass and the beaches targeting Silver King. Your captain will cover your fishing equipment and license.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $1,150
    Spend a whole day fishing for Snook, Redfish, Trout, and Snapper! The captain will cover your fishing equipment, so you only need to bring some food and sun protection. You'd be surprised how much action you can get in shallow waters.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Night Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Aug 31
    US $1,200
    Capt. Dylan guarantees fish on this trip or the entire charter is free! You'll have an action-packed night catching Snook until your arms fall off! And still have plenty of time to get our shot at landing a 40+ inch Snook! Ready for some rod-bending action?!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Tarpon (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 4:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jul 1
    US $1,400
    Spend the day fishing the Boca Grande Pass and the beaches for the most exciting fish there is! Tarpon is the king of shallow waters and it's a thrilling experience to catch one.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Tarpon (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jul 1
    US $1,400
    Spend the day fishing the Boca Grande Pass and the beaches for the most exciting fish there is! Tarpon is the king of shallow waters and it's a thrilling experience to catch one.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Tarpon
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 4:30 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jul 1
    US $1,700
    Spend the day fishing the Boca Grande Pass and the beaches for the most exciting fish there is! Tarpon is the king of shallow waters and it's a thrilling experience to catch one. This trip gives you the best chance at landing a Tarpon.
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FAQs about Boca Grande And Beyond

Boca Grande And Beyond offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $600 per group - 4 Hour – Inshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $600 per group - 4 Hour – Inshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $650 per group - 4 Hour – Night Trip (4 hours)
  • US $850 per group - 6 Hour – Inshore (AM) (6 hours)
  • US $850 per group - 6 Hour – Inshore (PM) (6 hours)
  • US $900 per group - 6 Hour – Night Trip (6 hours)
  • US $900 per group - 6 Hour–Shark / Goliath Grouper (AM) (6 hours)
  • US $900 per group - 6 Hour–Shark / Goliath Grouper (PM) (6 hours)
  • US $1,100 per group - 6 Hour – Tarpon (PM) (6 hours)
  • US $1,100 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Tarpon (AM) (6 hours)
  • US $1,150 per group - 8 Hour – Inshore (AM) (8 hours)
  • US $1,200 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Night Trip (8 hours)
  • US $1,400 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Tarpon (AM) (8 hours)
  • US $1,400 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Tarpon (PM) (8 hours)
  • US $1,700 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Tarpon (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Boca Grande And Beyond, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Boca Grande And Beyond include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Snacks
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

Boca Grande And Beyond offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Boca Grande And Beyond offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Spinning

Top targeted fish species with Boca Grande And Beyond include:
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Shark (Hammerhead)
  • Shark (Tiger)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon
  • Tripletail

Meet the Captain

Dylan Naylor
Placida, Florida, United States
ID & license verified
256 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since June 2020
Angler's Choice
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Born and raised in Port Charlotte, Florida. I have been fishing the Charlotte Harbor my entire life. I fell in love with catching big snook and now love to let other people experience the thrill!

About this listing

Targeted species

Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Blacktip Shark

Boat specs

Skeeter (Bay boat) originally built in 2023. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 60 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Spinning

Amenities

Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Placida to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

No additional fees.
Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
PayPal
Bank Transfer

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 195 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
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Jackson C.
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Captain Naylor Came Through

VERIFIED   NEW  8 Hour Trip – Tarpon (AM) on April 1, 2024
We came at the start of Tarpon season not expecting to catch that many but Captain Naylor came through! He found the best spots,...
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Jim S.
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Early February AM

VERIFIED   4 Hour – Inshore (AM) on February 9, 2024
In shore fishing was slow because of weather and timing. In stead of wasting our time inshore we went out about 3 miles in...
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Michael R.
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Dylan is great!

VERIFIED   4 Hour – Inshore (AM) on August 9, 2023
Dylan found a spot to hide out in a rain storm. Didnt eat into any of our fishing time. He put us on snapper and sea trout...
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Ashley B.
Excellent
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Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Fishing with Dylan

VERIFIED   4 Hour – Inshore (PM) on July 28, 2023
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Anton H.
Excellent
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Fishing with Dylan

VERIFIED   4 Hour – Inshore (AM) on July 3, 2023
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