Day Shape Fishing Charters

Day Shape Fishing Charters welcomes you for a fun-packed nearshore or back bay fishing trip in Florida. Starting out of Fort Myers, you and Captain Roland Willock will travel to some of the best spots in the area and have a great time chasing various lovely species. The captain has got both skills and equipment to provide you with a successful day on the water, so pick a day that suits you and have a memorable time fishing!

Your boat for the day will be a restored 21’ Tidewater bay boat. It can sit up to 4 guests, runs on a 150 HP Yamaha engine, and uses all the modern GPS, fishfinder, and radio navigation technology. It features a multimedia system and a wireless trolling motor, and is equipped with a livewell.

You and Captain Roland will go after many fine species, such as Mangrove Snapper, Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, King and Spanish Mackerel, Great Barracuda, Sheepshead, sharks, and many more. Using light and heavy tackle, you can attract your prey by bottom fishing, trolling, jigging, popping, as well as bow fishing. Children are more than welcome to come aboard and you are allowed to keep the fish you catch.

Before you start your journey, just make sure to have some food. The captain provides everything form the equipment to licenses to catch cleaning, and even drinks.

Come fish with Day Shape Fishing Charters and enjoy a wonderful day on the water!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Iguanna/bass combo.
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Oct 1
    US $400
    Starting out with some sunset bass fishing, leading on to hunting invasive reptiles with a high powered air rifle. Experience is recommend to be successful on this excursion.
    Targeted fish
    Bass (Largemouth)
    Largemouth Bass
  • Private trip
    Peacock bass trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Aug 1 - Oct 1
    US $400
    Pitching lures for Florida’s famous peacock bass! Experience is recommended for this trip!
    Targeted fish
    Bass (Largemouth)
    Largemouth Bass
    Bass (Peacock)
    Peacock Bass
    Sunfish
    Sunfish
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    US $500
    Spend a four-hour back bay fishing trip and have a great time chasing many different species. You and the captain will depart at 8:00 a.m. Your trip includes all the fishing tackle, bait, catch leaning, as well as drinks. Just bring some food and you'll be set to go.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    US $500
    Four hours of back bay and nearshore fishing.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Weekend
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Sat, Sun)
    US $700
    Come out and hook into some of the best game species around! You will be exploring the beautiful backwaters of Southwest Florida.
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Michelle T.
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Fishing trip in August

VERIFIED   Iguanna/bass combo. on August 7, 2023
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Sheila I.
Hialeah, Florida
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Amazing day of fishing!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on September 6, 2023
Roland is patient, knowledgeable, and just an overall treat! You will not be disappointed! He really made sure we caught...
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Amanda S.
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Exceptional

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on February 26, 2024
Captain Roland was very professional. He made sure everyone in our party caught a fish! He is an outstanding down to earth...
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Dakota D.
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Best Florida Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on April 8, 2024
We had a great trip. I have been on many fishing trips in Florida and this was by far the best experience I have had. We caught...
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Emily H.
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Great trip, lots of fish and fun!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 27, 2024
Big thanks to Roland for the great trip and all the fish. Our 13 yr old daughter caught the most (over a dozen) and had an...
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FAQs about Day Shape Fishing Charters

Day Shape Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $400 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Iguanna/bass combo. (2 hours)
  • US $400 per group, additional US $50 per person after 2 guests - Peacock bass trip (2 hours)
  • US $450 per group, additional US $50 per person after 1 guest - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $450 per group, additional US $50 per person after 1 guest - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $700 per group, additional US $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip – Weekend (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Day Shape Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with Day Shape Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

Day Shape Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Day Shape Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Bowfishing

Top targeted fish species with Day Shape Fishing Charters include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Black Drum
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Ladyfish
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout
  • Tarpon

Meet the Captain

Roland Willock
Cape Coral, Florida, United States
10 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
60 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since October 2019
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Captain Roland has been fishing for 18 years and has been a captain for 4. He's a local angler and has a big family coming from a long fishing line. He loves spending time on the water and fishing with new people. The captain feels the best part of his job is making people happy and seeing them smiling after catching the fish they wanted. He always guarantees a good time and a smile on your face!

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Black Drum Black Drum
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Ladyfish Ladyfish

Boat specs

TideWater (Bay boat) originally built in 2011, and restored in 2021. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of fishing

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

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Popping
Bowfishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Drinks
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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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