Carefully catering to their guests’ needs, Idle Time Charter creates a water experience that’s unique to each client. From unforgettable fishing trips to relaxing sightseeing tours to beautiful nature and sunset cruises, you’ll bound to have a wonderful time on the sea.

A friendly and skilled angler, Captain William Csogi will do his best to make your stay on the water the best it can be. He’ll take you to the prime inshore and nearshore fishing spots, showing you remarkable reefs, flats, secluded backcountry waters, and hidden wrecks. Visit him in Naples, Florida and embark on your sea adventure.

Your trip will start on a 27’ Ocean Master center console powered by a 30 HP Yamaha engine with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots. It can sit up to 6 anglers, uses quality Garmin and Garn technology for navigation, and is equipped with a 40 gal livewell. There’s also an outside shower you can use, as well as one fish-box and one cooler.

You’ll have the chance to target plenty of prized fish, such as Snook, Redfish, Snapper, Pompano, Spotted Seatrout, and many more. Using light tackle, you can bottom fish, troll, and jig. You can choose whether to keep or release the fish you catch, and you’re free to bring along kids on your trip.

Captain William will cover you for all the fishing gear, including rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and lures. He’ll also provide fishing licenses and water, and will clean and fillet your catch free of charge. The only thing you should bring is some food.

Idle Time Charter is eagerly waiting for you!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $850
    price breakdown
    $850
    An inshore trip will take you to the backwater and searching the mangroves for Snook, Sheepshead, Black Drum, Redfish, and more. A nearshore trip will see you target Goliath Grouper, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, Permit, Shark, and sometimes even large Red Grouper as well as many other species!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $650
    price breakdown
    $650
    Search the backwater mangroves for many different species, such as Snook, Redfish, Sheepshead, Black Drum, and more. If you prefer nearshore fishing, you can chase Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, Goliath Grouper, Permit, Shark, Red Grouper, and many other species!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $650
    price breakdown
    $650
    Inshore, you will explore the backwater going around the mangroves targeting Redfish, Black Drum, Snook, Sheepshead, and more. If you opt for nearshore, you can chase species such as Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, Goliath Grouper, Permit, Shark, and sometimes even large Red Grouper!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 6 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    You will be in the backwater going around the mangroves fishing for Snook, Redfish, Sheepshead, Black Drum, and more. Or you can go nearshore and catch Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, Shark, Goliath Grouper, Permit, and sometimes even keeper Red Grouper, plus a lot of other fish!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $450
    price breakdown
    $450
    Travel to the backwater and snoop around the mangroves in search of Redfish, Snook, Sheepshead, Black Drum, and other species. Alternatively, you can go nearshore and chase sharks, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, Permit, Goliath Grouper, and maybe even large Red Grouper, plus many other fish!
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About the Captain

William Csogi
Naples, Florida, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & License verified
8 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2021
Captain William went to college for criminal justice. He moved home and didn't want to become a police officer just yet. So he got his Captain's License, started running charters, and fell in love with meeting new people, watching them catch fish and enjoy Naples waters.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Bonito Bonito
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)
Ladyfish Ladyfish

Permit Permit
Pompano Pompano
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead

Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Ocean Master (Center console) originally built in 2004. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
27 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
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 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Naples to departure site is available and 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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Recent Fishing Reports

Memories they will never forget!!!!
Memories they will never forget!!!!
January 31, 2021
we had a great time catching sheepshead, jack, snook and mangrove snapper. and of course got enough to take home for dinner!

Customer Reviews

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VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on February 24, 2021
My husband and I booked a 1/2 day PM fishing trip with Captain Will during our vacation in Naples. It was a great excursion...
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VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on February 27, 2021
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VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on February 17, 2021
Captain Will was so great! He knew right where to go for great fishing. I think we caught 80 fish!!! He worked so hard to keep...
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2 Hour Trip – Sunset Fishing on January 8, 2021
Took my parents out for a sunset cruise with Captain Will and have to say they had an absolute blast! We spotted dolphin when...
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VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (PM) on February 15, 2021
Captain Will was professional and knowledgeable. The boat was great. We caught a lot of fish. Great experience.
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