Come spend a day with Salty C Pirates and experience inshore and offshore fishing in Florida. Starting out of Bokeelia, Captain Randy Frank will take you to the area’s rich grounds and do his best to put you on the fish. You’ll have fun fishing inshore, offshore, reefs, as well as wrecks. Salty C Pirates is waiting for you!

Your adventure will take place on a 28’ Parker cuddy cabin. The boat runs on two 300 HP Yamaha V6 engines and has got GPS, a fishfinder, radio, as well as radar for safe and quick navigation. The boat also features a portable toilet and a livewell. For any help you may need, you’re welcome to ask the first mate.

Using both light and heavy tackle, you’ll be fishing for Yellowtail, Red (Seasonal), Mangrove, and Vermilion Snapper, Gray Triggerfish, Cobia, Red Grouper, Great Barracuda, Amberjack, and Kingfish. Feel free to keep your catch as well as to bring kids on your trip.

Captain Randy covers you for all the gear you’ll need, including rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and lures. You’re also covered for catch cleaning and fishing licenses, so just bring some snacks and drinks before you start the trip.

Salty C Pirates and Captain Randy will make sure you have a memorable time on the water, so come aboard and create some lovely memories fishing in Florida!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Shared/Spit
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $750
    This is for those without a full charter group but who still want to go fishing. The captain will work with you and your window of dates. If there is a good weather day, he has a list of multiple individuals that want to go out and will do his best to put a trip together. This is more for the full day offshore fishing trips. There is no guarantee, but the captain will do his best to get you out during your window of dates. He uses the Windfinder app and is located in the West Florida South Buoy.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Family Day (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $850
    Family and friends can enjoy a relaxing day on the water. Along with inshore fishing (0 to 10 miles) you can also enjoy shelling, sightseeing, dolphin and manatee spotting, and lunch or dinner at a local island restaurant (the cost of meal not included). This trip is to help you become knowledgeable about the local area while having a great day on the water. Please note that this not a Nearshore (10 - 25 miles) or Offshore fishing (25-40 miles)
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Family Day (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $850
    Family and friends can enjoy a relaxing day on the water. Multiple options, such as shelling, sightseeing, dolphin and manatee spotting, lunch or dinner at a local island restaurant (cost of meal not included), add in some inshore fishing and a beautiful sunset before heading back to the dock. This trip is to help you become knowledgeable about the local area while having a great day on the water. This is not a nearshore or offshore fishing trip.
  • Private trip
    1/2 Day Trip – Reef / Wreck Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,100
    These Nearshore, (4-hour) trip will go 10 - 15 miles off the shore and offer decent rod-bending action. There are multiple types of fish to catch (mostly Lanes and Grunts) but still good table fare... I use an app called Windfinder (free). We are the West Fl. South Buoy charter.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Reef/Wreck Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,300
    On this 3/4 day trip, you can go a bit further offshore to reefs and wrecks (up to 20 miles) and target Lane, Mangrove, Grunt, and possibly keeper Red Grouper (seasonal) plus occasional pelagic species. The captain uses an app called Windfinder (free). This is a West Florida South Buoy charter.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Night Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    $1,600
    Embark on an 8-10 hour fishing adventure starting around 5 - 8 p.m. Note: Max. 4 people for this trip is best. We will chase some Grouper, then after sunset, we will target Yellowtail and Mangrove Snapper, enjoying the beautiful Floridian sky and water at night. The trip covers all the gear as well as licenses, catch cleaning. Departure time is flexible, the captain will work out details for the best trip possible. The captain uses an app called Windfinder (we are the West Florida - South Buoy).
  • Private trip
    8 Hour – Red Grouper / Snapper
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,700
    An exciting offshore trip that lasts up to 8 - 10 hours. Departing around 7:30 a.m. Typically targeted on this trip are Red Grouper and multiple types of Snapper. (Firetrucks as they are called), will definitely put up a fight that you won't soon forget. Note: I use an app called Windfinder (free) and will meet you at the West Fl. South Buoy.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Reef/Wreck Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,700
    If you want major rod-bending action or a good amount of bounty to bring home. Our wrecks offer a great day of action with the possible shark, Amber Jack, Barracuda, and multiple snapper species. Most all our fish make good table fare so pack some snacks and enjoy some serious rod-bending action and a great day on the water. I use an app called Windfinder (free). We are the West Fl. South Buoy.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour – American Red Snapper 2022
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $2,000
    American Red Snapper is a regulated season that opens on June 1, 2022, and runs through August 18, 2022. If the quota is reached before 8/18, the authorities may shut down early, so book sooner than later. This trip will be minimum 10 hours going 40-70 miles offshore. After you and the crew get your ARS, you will look for Red Grouper and other Snapper species.
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About the Captain

Randy Frank
Bokeelia, Florida, United States
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6 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since November 2021
Captain Randy offers fun and exciting inshore and offshore trips out of Bokeelia, Florida. Come aboard and discover the area's rich grounds, beautiful reefs, and hidden wrecks full of prized fish to catch. From the Captain: I love to fish and to teach others how to catch fish, I want to create long lasting relationships through fishing adventures.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Red) Red Grouper

Boat specs

Parker (Cuddy cabin) originally built in 2020. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Radar

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
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 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
Checks
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3.5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
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Crew
Excellent
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Experience
Excellent
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Good experience
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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
100%
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Jason A.
Sioux Falls, SD
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VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Family Day (PM) on February 23, 2022
Great day with a great captain. Was able to fit so many fun things into one day. Will definitely be back.
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Adam S.
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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December fishing trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Family Day (PM) on December 27, 2021
Captain Randy was great with getting the kids on good fishing and made the trip very fun for everyone. The boat was very comfortable...
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Troy B.
Cloquet, MN
Excellent
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3/4 day with Captain Randy

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Reef/Wreck Fishing on March 28, 2022
Was awesome day of fishing
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Stephen M.
Six Mile, SC
Excellent
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Reef/Wreck Fishing on June 15, 2022
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Ashley W.
Cape Coral, Florida
Excellent
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VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Family Day (PM) on June 15, 2022
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FAQs about Salty C Pirates

Salty C Pirates offers the following trips to customers:
  • $375 per person - 8 Hour Trip – Shared/Spit (8 hours)
  • $850 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Family Day (AM) (6 hours)
  • $850 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Family Day (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,100 per group, additional $125 per person after 4 guests - 1/2 Day Trip – Reef / Wreck Fishing (4 hours)
  • $1,300 per group, additional $125 per person after 4 guests - 6 Hour Trip – Reef/Wreck Fishing (6 hours)
  • $1,600 per group, additional $200 per person after 4 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Night Fishing (8 hours)
  • $1,700 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 8 Hour – Red Grouper / Snapper (8 hours)
  • $1,700 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 8 Hour Trip – Reef/Wreck Fishing (8 hours)
  • $2,000 per group, additional $100 per person after 4 guests - 10 Hour – American Red Snapper 2022 (10 hours)

When you book a trip with Salty C Pirates, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Radar

Trips booked with Salty C Pirates include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Salty C Pirates offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Salty C Pirates offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling

Top targeted fish species with Salty C Pirates include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Red)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Triggerfish (Gray)