Everglades Old Time Charters

Enjoy lovely nature and have fun catching fish with Everglades Old Time Charters. Starting out of Everglades City, Florida, Captain Louis Daniels will take you out inshore as well as offshore and do his best to make your trip as productive and enjoyable as possible. Pick a day that suits you and enjoy a trip with the friendly captain who’ll help you create lovely memories on the water!

Your adventure takes place on a 23’ C-Hawk center console. The boat can sit up to 3 guests, runs on a 200 HP Yamaha engine, and uses all the modern navigation electronics to ensure quick and safe movement. It features a wireless trolling motor for a quieter approach to the fish as well as an ice-box for storing your catch.

Using both light and heavy tackle, you can troll, spin, jig, pop, and even handline in order to catch fish. Some of the species you’ll target include Tarpon, Snook, Goliath Grouper, Blacktip Shark, Tripletail, Permit, and Redfish. Feel free to keep your catch as well as to bring kids on your trip.

Captain Daniel provides all the rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and lures. He also provides catch cleaning and fishing licenses, so the only thing you’ll need to bring are some snacks and drinks.

Enjoy your day on the water with Everglades Old Time Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $400
    This half day fishing trip brings you 4 morning hours on the water and you'll be fishing inshore around mangrove islands. You can go after Snook, Redfish, Trout, and other inshore species. The trip starts at 7:30 a.m. and finishes at 11:30 a.m.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $400
    Spend an afternoon on the water and enjoy 4 hours of fishing inshore around mangrove islands. You and the captain will be fishing for Snook, Trout, Redfish, as well as other inshore species. The trip runs from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $800
    On a full day charter, you'll be able to fish both nearshore and inshore. You can venture out to some of the local nearshore wrecks and other underwater structures fishing for Cobia, Permit, Pompano, Snapper, and various other fish species. You can fish around mangrove islands for Snook, Redfish, Trout, and more as well.
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About the Captain

Louis Daniels
Everglades City, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
10 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since December 2021
Captain Louis' family has lived in the Everglades area for over 150 years. They were fishermen and loved the area for its abundance of fish to feed the family and make a living off the land. For Captain Louis, It has always been a dream to walk in the footsteps of his ancestors and keep a family tradition alive.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper
Permit Permit

Pompano Pompano
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Blacktip Shark
Sheepshead Sheepshead

Snook Snook
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout
Tarpon Tarpon
Tripletail Tripletail

Boat Specs

C-Hawk (Center console) originally built in 2018. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Handline

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
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 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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos & videos by reviewers (7)
Excellent
4.5 / 5
out of 5 stars from 10 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.4 / 5
Full day trip
Best Fishing Trip
Best Fishing Trip
+4
Angler Rating
7
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
83%
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Phil S.
North Port, FL
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Good
3.0 / 5
Overall

Full day with Captain Louis

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on April 28, 2022
The trip experience was good even though the catching was poor. We did catch several species, including enough snapper for...
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Roy P.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on March 18, 2022
Great day on the boat. He definitely knows the area of the Everglades like he said 4th generation knows the fish very good...
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Bob S.
Sodus Center, NY
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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4 Hours with Capt Louis

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on February 15, 2022
Such a great time in cool and breezy conditions. Cold water temps and was still able to put this 26” beauty in the box! Capt...
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Jeff R.
Baldwin, NY
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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Best Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on March 23, 2022
Lots of bites, throw backs and yes the keepers!  First time I had to throw back a fish because it was too big.  A lot of...
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Todd B.
Copley, OH
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
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Rough day

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 15, 2022
No fault of captain Louis, we just had bad conditions. We caught a few, but not enough for a meal. Captain Louis was a pleasure....
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FAQs about Everglades Old Time Charters

Everglades Old Time Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $400 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Everglades Old Time Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Everglades Old Time Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Everglades Old Time Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Everglades Old Time Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Handline

Top targeted fish species with Everglades Old Time Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Permit
  • Pompano
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Sheepshead
  • Snook
  • Speckled Trout
  • Tarpon
  • Tripletail