Locked In Fishing Charters–Captiva

Locked In Fishing Charters is located in Captiva and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

Capt. John will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 4 to 8-hour trips, mainly fishing for Redfish, Snook, Snapper, Spotted Seatrout, Jack Crevalle, and Sharks, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, jigging, popping, and spinning.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 22’ Pathfinder boat that can safely take up to 5 anglers. 

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. Your trip will include all the necessary fishing licenses for the day. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Locked In Fishing Charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $500
    4 hours of fishing
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    US $500
    4 hours of fishing
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $750
    6 hours of fishing
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $950
    8 hours of fishing with a stop for lunch stop if wanted
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 21 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
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Amanda S.
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Great day on the water with kids age 9 & 6

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on April 1, 2024
Our captain John Reid was phenomenal, taking our charter on very short notice & being prepared to offer us an awesome day on...
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Michael K.
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Awesome experience

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on May 9, 2024
Capt John was fun, knowledgeable and on the fish . Five stars is not enough we have dinner yum
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Charlie P.
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Great trip!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 25, 2023
We came down to Captiva with two families. The other dad and I, along with our three boys, all under 10, had a great experience...
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Lucas D.
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Great half day fishing

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 12, 2024
John was great with our 10 and 11 year old boys . Fished several spots in Pine Island Sound. Was very informative . Had enough...
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Ross B.
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John knows the angles

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on March 5, 2024
Terrific outing with John today. Caught some redfish. Great equipment and John knows the places to go. Highly recommend.
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FAQs about Locked In Fishing Charters–Captiva

Locked In Fishing Charters–Captiva offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $500 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $500 per group, additional US $100 per person after 2 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $750 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • US $950 per group, additional US $100 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Locked In Fishing Charters–Captiva, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Locked In Fishing Charters–Captiva include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Locked In Fishing Charters–Captiva offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Locked In Fishing Charters–Captiva offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping

Top targeted fish species with Locked In Fishing Charters–Captiva include:
  • Bluefish
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout

Meet the Captain

John Reid
Captiva, Florida, United States
ID & license verified
77 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2021
Angler's Choice
The Angler's Choice Award is given to listings that consistently deliver a high-quality service and earn great reviews from customers.
Captain John Reid has over twenty years of fishing experience under his belt. He loves spending time fishing at sea and he wants to share this enthusiasm with the rest of the world.

About this listing

Targeted species

Bluefish Bluefish
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Blacktip Shark

Boat specs

Pathfinder (Bay boat) originally built in 2003. Powered by a 225HP Yamaha vmax engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Spinning
Jigging
Popping

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
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 Captiva to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Bank Transfer

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