Boca Grande Fishing Charters and Captain John Kelso welcome you to a fine day of fishing in Florida. Captain John has over 25 years of experience fishing the waters of Florida and will help you catch fish regardless of your skill level. He will meet you in Placida and take you to the best inshore as well as backcountry spots, making sure you have the biggest chance of landing a great catch. Join him aboard and have a great time on the water!
You will be fishing aboard a restored 24’ custom-built Aquasport bay boat. The spacious design allows for up to 4 anglers and the captain. The boat is equipped with safety gear as well as GPS, VHF radio, and fishfinder electronics used for efficient navigation on the water. It has also got a large livewell, an ice-box, a fighting chair, and a Power Pole shallow water anchoring system. The boat runs on a 200 HP Honda engine.
You and Captain John will fish inshore and nearshore spots, flats, and the backcountry for Shark, Goliath Grouper, Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, and Spotted Seatrout. You will use light and hard tackle to attract your prey and you can keep the fish you catch. Kids are welcome to join the trip.
Captain John will provide all of the necessary fishing equipment on this charter as well as a fishing license. What you should bring are just the snacks and drinks of your choice.
Join the captain and Boca Grande Fishing Charters, their guests always have fun!
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Aquasport (Bay boat) originally built in 1986, and restored in 2018. Powered by a 200HP Honda engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.
Types of Fishing
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.
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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:
Placida Fishing Calendar
FAQs about Boca Grande Fishing Charters
- $450 per group - Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) (4 hours)
- $450 per group - Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) (4 hours)
- $650 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Inshore (6 hours)
- $850 per group - Full Day Trip – Inshore (8 hours)
- Fighting Chair
- Live Bait Well
- Wireless Trolling Motor
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle
- Live Bait
- Catch cleaning & filleting
- Fishing License
- Inshore Fishing
- Nearshore Fishing
- Flats Fishing
- Backcountry Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Heavy Tackle
- Grouper (Goliath)
- Shark (Blacktip)
- Shark (Bonnethead)
- Spotted Seatrout