Fish Tank Charters – Sanibel/Captiva

Fish Tank Charters LLC offers to take you on a fishing journey around the beautiful islands near Fort Myers, Florida. Spend a day fishing inshore and chasing many tasty and elusive species, as well as taking in the surrounding natural sights. Captain Dalton Rybka is a veteran angler with more than 20 years of experience on the water. He’ll make sure you enjoy your trip out on the water. Come aboard and set sail!

Your boat is a 22’ Sea Chaser bay boat that can accommodate up to 4 guests. It runs on a 200 HP Yamaha engine, uses GPS and fishfinder electronics for efficient movement on the water, and is also equipped with a wireless trolling motor. This means you can approach the fish without scaring them off. The boat has a live well for live bait as well as an ice-box so you can store your drinks and food.

Some of the species you can encounter on your trip include Goliath and Gag Grouper, Snook, Sheepshead, Tarpon, Ladyfish, and Redfish. To catch them, you and the captain will be using light and heavy tackle. You’re free to keep all the fish you catch, in accordance with local regulations. Kids are welcome to join the trip. Bring them with you and enjoy a family stay on the water.

Capt. Dalton will cover you for all the fishing tackle, bait, licenses, drinks, and will even clean your catch for free. You just need to bring your favorite food and prepare for the fun.

Come visit Fish Tank Charters LLC and have a great time on the water!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $500
    You'll spend 4 fun hours out on the water, inshore fishing for Snook, Redfish, Trout, and many more. You can also enjoy sightseeing as well as dolphin and island-hopping tours. Just arrive on time and bring the food of your choice for the trip.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $500
    4 hours of amazing views and tight lines!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $750
    Six hours of rod-bending inshore action!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Tarpon
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jul 31 (Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $850
    Six hours focused on Tarpon fishing.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Inshore
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Fri, Sat)
    $950
    8 hours of amazing views and tight lines!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Tarpon
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jul 31 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
    $1,000
    Eight hours focused mainly on Tarpon fishing.
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About the Captain

Dalton Rybka
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
2 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
5 Customer Reviews
Response time 9 hours
Member since August 2021
Captain Dalton has been fishing the waters around Fort Myers for more than 20 years. Specializing in big snook, redfish, trout and tarpon he invites you to join him for a fun drag peeling fishing adventure you won't easily forget!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper
Ladyfish Ladyfish
Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead

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

Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Sea Chaser (Bay boat) originally built in 2002, and restored in 2015. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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 Fort Myers 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 avoid any additional costs or unnecessary hassle with carrying cash.

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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
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Excellent
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Crew
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Experience
Excellent
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Angler Rating
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Good experience
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
80%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Austin S.
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4 hours trip with Captain Dalton

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on June 18, 2022
Great fishing! Put us right on the fish and was very personable. Will definitely be doing another charter with Captain Dalton!
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Brittany C.
Cape Coral, Florida
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Full day inshore with captain Dalton!

Full Day Trip – Inshore on January 15, 2022
Went out with Capt. Dalton and had a blast! Caught Lots of fish and some to take home! He was very knowledgeable and patient....
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Half day with Captain Dalton

Half Day Trip (AM) on November 20, 2021
Captain Dalton is a a very knowledgeable fishing captain. Growing up in the area, he has come to know all the best areas and...
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Half Day Trip With Captain Dalton

Half Day Trip (AM) on December 17, 2021
Had an amazing day on the water with Captain Dalton. Caught some giant redfish and more snook than we could count. Would recommend...
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VERIFIED   October 10, 2021
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FAQs about Fish Tank Charters – Sanibel/Captiva

Fish Tank Charters – Sanibel/Captiva offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $150 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $750 per group, additional $150 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip – Inshore (6 hours)
  • $850 per group, additional $150 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip – Tarpon (6 hours)
  • $950 per group, additional $150 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip – Inshore (8 hours)
  • $1,000 per group, additional $150 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip – Tarpon (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Fish Tank Charters – Sanibel/Captiva, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Fish Tank Charters – Sanibel/Captiva include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

Fish Tank Charters – Sanibel/Captiva offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Fish Tank Charters – Sanibel/Captiva offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fish Tank Charters – Sanibel/Captiva include:
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Ladyfish
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon