Capt. Ellison will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. He specializes in bottom fishing, trolling, fly fishing, drift fishing, jigging, popping, and spinning, all to get you on that bite. This involves 4-hour trips, mainly fishing for Redfish, Snook, Pompano, Spotted Seatrout, Black Drum, and Groupers, depending on the season and conditions on the day.

Your boat for the day will be a 26’ Sea Chaser that fits up to 4 anglers at any one time. The boat comes with a toilet and wireless trolling motor. All the necessary fishing gear is included in the price of your trip. All that’s up to you is to use it as best you can. Your trip will include all the necessary fishing licenses for the day. You can keep anything you catch, as long as it’s legal to do so.

The boat will be supplied with drinks for your pleasure, be sure to let the captain know if you have any questions or want to bring your own. Children are welcome aboard so you’re good to get the young ones started early.

Book your trip now and hit the water with On The Rum Charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Price for up to 5 persons
    US $450
    This 4 hour trip takes you to the flats of Estero Bay. The target species for this trip are Redfish, Trout and Snook with live bait and soft plastics. All gear, bait and licenses are included.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Price for up to 5 persons
    US $450
    This 4 hour trip takes you to the flats of Estero Bay. The target species are Redfish, Trout and Snook, with live bait and soft plastics. All bait, tackle and licenses are included.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Reef/Wreck (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Price for up to 5 persons
    US $450
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Reef/Wreck (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    Price for up to 5 persons
    US $450
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Inshore/Nearshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Price for up to 5 persons
    US $600
    The total fishing experience. With this trip, you will spend 3 hours inshore fishing for trout, redfish, and snook. Then we change gears and head out to one of the many nearshore reefs for 3 hours of snapper and grouper fishing.
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 98 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Great day on the water!
Great day on the water!
All around great trip with a great captain!
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Satisfied with the boat
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Caught fish
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Donald V.
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5.0 / 5
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Nice inshore fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) on March 13, 2024
Had a great morning with Capt Ellison.  Met the boat at the Lover’s Key boat ramp, did inshore fishing in Estero Bay. ...
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Sydney R.
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Great Day Fishing!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) on February 12, 2024
We had a wonderful day on the water with Capt. Ellison. We had four anglers on board and each person caught multiple fish and...
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Kristen P.
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Great day on the water!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Reef/Wreck (AM) on February 13, 2024
We had a wonderful trip with Captain Ellison today, caught some fish, but the best was my son catching a few sharks. He said...
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Darren S.
Excellent
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Coolest Captain Around

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) on August 1, 2023
Captain Cribb toured us around for hours, put us on top of fish at EVERY secret spot, took pics for us, and schooled us the...
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Scott B.
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Great Captain great fishing

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Inshore/Nearshore on March 2, 2024
Captain Ellison was very knowledgeable and professional today. He knew his craft and that showed with the type and quantity...
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FAQs about On The Rum Charters

On The Rum Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $450 per group - Half Day Trip – Inshore (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $450 per group - Half Day Trip – Inshore (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $450 per group - Half Day Trip – Reef/Wreck (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $450 per group - Half Day Trip – Reef/Wreck (PM) (4 hours)
  • US $600 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Inshore/Nearshore (6 hours)

When you book a trip with On The Rum Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Trips booked with On The Rum Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

On The Rum Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

On The Rum Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with On The Rum Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Scamp)
  • Permit
  • Pompano
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Porbeagle)
  • Snook
  • Speckled Trout
  • Spotted Seatrout

Meet the Captain

Capt. Ellison Cribb
Bonita Springs, Florida, United States
ID & license verified
98 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since December 2021
A passionate angler, Capt. Ellison looks forward to showing his guests a good time on the water.

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
Grouper (Scamp) Scamp Grouper

Boat specs

Sea Chaser (Bay boat) originally built in 2009. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
5 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
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 1 day 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 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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

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