Ahab Charters Inc.

Ahab Charters Inc. is located in Matlacha and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

Capt. Austin will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 4 to 8-hour trips, mainly fishing for Redfish, Snook, Snapper, Spotted Seatrout, Tarpon, and Sheepshead, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle and spinning.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 22’ Pathfinder boat that can safely take up to 4 anglers. This boat comes with an ice-box.

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. Your trip will include all the necessary fishing licenses for the day. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip. The boat will be supplied with water for your pleasure, be sure to let the captain know if you have any questions or want to bring your own.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Ahab Charters Inc.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    $550
    On this trip, you and the captain would be fishing for Snook, Trout, and Redfish! Four fun and enjoyable hours on the water await you. The trip lasts from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and covers all fishing gear, catch cleaning, bait, and licenses.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $750
    Enjoy 6 hours on the water fishing for all available species. In addition, you can also have fun shelling, enjoy lunch, and combine fishing with an eco-tour. The trip price includes rods, reels, tackle, live bait, lures, catch cleaning, and fishing licenses.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $950
    The captain can customize your trip to include fishing with an eco-tour, a beach visit, shelling, or a booze cruise! You leave the dock at 8:30 a.m. and get back at 4:30 p.m. The captain takes care of everything you'll need for a great day of fishing except food and drinks.
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About the Captain

Austin Haberle
Matlacha, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
7 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2022
Being born and raised in Florida, Captain Austin has always had an obsession with the ocean. After graduating from high school, he decided to take his dream and make it his occupation. As soon as he starts guiding, the captain tries to go above and beyond for his clients to make sure they have the best time!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Redfish Redfish
Sheepshead Sheepshead
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper
Snook Snook

Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Pathfinder (Bay boat) originally built in 2001. Powered by a 250HP Yahama engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Water
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
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 7 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (8)
Great Trip out
6 hour trip
6 hour trip
+5
Angler Rating
6
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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James L.
Grand Island, NE
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Spot on good time

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on March 16, 2022
Capt A. was presented a fishing challenge with tide and early morning cold front but he had us on the first catch within 30...
James L. recommends Ahab Charters Inc.
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Jeremiah L.
Waterloo, IA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

June fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip on June 8, 2022
Captain Austin did an amazing job with us. We were all first time saltwater fishermen. He had us all catching fish with in...
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David M.
La Grange, KY
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great Trip out

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip on June 18, 2022
4 Hour trip.  Great time had by all!  would use again.
David M. recommends Ahab Charters Inc.
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Randy P.
Wabash, IN
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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6-hour Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on April 5, 2022
We had a great experience fishing with Captain Austin. He was knowledgeable and knew his spots to fish certain fish....
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Brad S.
Zeeland, MI
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on April 7, 2022
Great trip. We caught lots of fish when the weather wasn’t the greatest.  Captain Austin worked hard
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FAQs about Ahab Charters Inc.

Ahab Charters Inc. offers the following trips to customers:
  • $550 per group - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • $750 per group - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)
  • $950 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Ahab Charters Inc., you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Ahab Charters Inc. include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water)
  • Fishing License

Ahab Charters Inc. offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Ahab Charters Inc. offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning

Top targeted fish species with Ahab Charters Inc. include:
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon