If you are looking for a rod-bending experience, an up close and personal encounter with wildlife, or a venture around the amazing shelling beaches and restaurants only accessible by boat around the area, Rippin N Reelin Charters has you covered. Starting out of Fort Myers, Captain Kyle will take you to the area’s inshore waters, flats, as well as back bays to chase multiple species and enjoy the water. Join him aboard and have a terrific fishing trip in Florida!

The vessel you will use is a 20’ Lake and Bay flats boat. It can carry 4 anglers and runs on a 300 HP Mercury engine. It uses GPS and fishfinder technology to keep you on the right track and is equipped with a livewell to provide live bait.

You and the captain will be spinning on light tackle for Spotted Seatrout, Mangrove Snapper, Snook, and Redfish. Kids are welcome to join the trip and you are free to keep all the fish you catch.

Captain Kyle will cover you for the fishing gear, live bait, licenses, and water. Yours is just to bring the food of your choice. Feel free to call or text the captain to arrange a pickup that is closer to where you are staying.

Come fish with Rippin N Reelin Charters and have a wonderful experience on Florida’s gorgeous waters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    Spend a beautiful morning fishing the lovely waters around Fort Myers. You and the captain will depart at 8:00 a.m. and chase various species for 4 hours. The trip comes with all the fishing gear, water, as well as licenses. Just bring some food and you will be all set.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $500
    Start your trip in the afternoon and have fun exploring Fort Myers' waters for 4 hours. You and the captain will leave the dock at 12:00 p.m. You are covered for all the fishing gear, water, and licenses, so just bring some snacks before you depart.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $750
    Spend a couple of more hours on the water and increase your chances of filling your coolers. You and Captain Kyle will chase various species for 6 hours. The trip starts at 8:00 a.m. The only things you should bring are the snacks of your choice.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,000
    Enjoy a full day on the water and experience fishing to the fullest. You'll have plenty of time to relax, enjoy nature, and catch loads of fish. You and the captain will depart at 8:00 a.m. and return at 4:00 p.m. All the gear is included.
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About the Captain

Kyle Ahlquist
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
28 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2021
Captain Kyle has fished since he was a kid. Originally a Colorado native, he moved to Florida after falling in love with the saltwater fishing this area has to offer and has since turned his hobby into a profession.

About this listing

Targeted species

Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Redfish Redfish
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper
Snook Snook

Boat specs

Lake and Bay (Flats boat) originally built in 2003. Powered by a 300HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Drinks
Water included
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Fort Myers 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
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 28 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (27)
Half Day trip with Captain Kyle - HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
Half Day trip with Captain Kyle - HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
Half Day trip with Captain Kyle - HIGHLY RECOMMEND!
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
91%
Friendly captain
95%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
90%
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Nicholas M.
Orlando, FL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half Day trip with Captain Kyle - HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on August 7, 2022
Fantastic time! My 2 sons and I booked a morning half-day with Captain Kyle and had an easy time coordinating the meet-up....
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Mike T.
Mulvane, KS
Excellent
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Half day

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on July 21, 2022
We had a great time on the water today. We booked a half day in shore from 8-12. Kyle was at the dock waiting for us and had...
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Rob F.
Redig, SD
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Half day trip with Captain Kyle

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 9, 2022
I was looking for a private charter, that’d would put us in a likely spot , show us the technique and then let us fish .Kyle...
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David M.
Spring, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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6 Hour with Captain Kyle

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on May 29, 2022
A lot of times when you book a fishing trip you hope you get a good captain Well Kyle exceeded all our expectations...
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Matt C.
Fort Myers, Florida
Excellent
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Awesome Trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on April 18, 2022
My family and I had a great time. Captain Kyle got us onto the fish quickly and we caught some very nice trout, snook, and...
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FAQs about Rippin N Reelin Charters

Rippin N Reelin Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $750 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Rippin N Reelin Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with Rippin N Reelin Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Drinks (Water included)
  • Fishing License

Rippin N Reelin Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Rippin N Reelin Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning

Top targeted fish species with Rippin N Reelin Charters include:
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Redfish
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon