Based out of Fort Myers, Keep It Tight Fishing Charters is your ticket to a memorable time on the water.

Capt. George will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. He specializes in bottom fishing, trolling, and jigging, all to get you on that bite. This involves 5 to 8-hour trips, mainly fishing for Snapper, Tarpon, Shark, Grouper, Permit, and Spanish Mackerel, depending on the season and conditions on the day.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 26’ Dusky boat that can safely take up to 6 anglers. This boat features an ice box.

The price of your trip includes all the rods, reels, and terminal tackle you’ll need for a productive day on the water. Your trip will include all the necessary fishing licenses for the day. You are free to keep any legal species.

Here to help you with anything you need, the first mate will be on hand during the trip. Leaving a tip for a job well done is much appreciated.

The boat will be supplied with drinks for your pleasure. Any children under the age of 13, be sure to let the captain know prior to booking, Please note that life vests are not provided for children under 13. If you have any questions, please reach out.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Keep It Tight Fishing Charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing
    In demand! Last booked: 14 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $600
    5-Hour inshore Fishing trip. There are numerous local reefs and wrecks near the coast of Fort Myers and Sanibel. This is all light tackle fishing perfect for new anglers. Different types of species are available in these spots such as Mangrove Snapper, Grunts, Porgy, Sheepshead, and Pompano.
    Targeted fish
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Shark (Hammerhead)
    Hammerhead Shark
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Pompano
    Pompano
    Sheepshead
    Sheepshead
    Scup (Porgy)
    Scup (Porgy)
    Snapper (Lane)
    Lane Snapper
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $600
    Southwest Florida is blessed with numerous species of Sharks such as Blacktip, Reef, Dusky, Lemon, Hammerhead, Bull, Spinner, and Sharpnose.
    Targeted fish
    Shark (Hammerhead)
    Hammerhead Shark
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
    Shark (Lemon)
    Lemon Shark
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Tarpon Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $700
    We are fortunate enough to be located near the renowned Sanibel lighthouse also known as Tarpon point. This area is known for being extremely productive for Tarpon fishing.
    Targeted fish
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
  • Private trip
    Afternoon Half day 5 hour inshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $700
    5-Hour inshore Fishing trip. There are numerous local reefs and wrecks near the coast of Fort Myers and Sanibel. This is all light tackle fishing perfect for new anglers. Different types of species are available in these spots such as Mangrove Snapper, Grunts, Porgy, Sheepshead, and Pompano. Great way to end the day coming home with a beautiful sunset.
    Targeted fish
    Snook
    Snook
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Shark (Hammerhead)
    Hammerhead Shark
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spotted Seatrout
    Spotted Seatrout
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Nearshore/Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $800
    Depending on the species of fish biting, this type of trip could include bottom fishing and trolling. Also, live bait fishing nearshore and local southwest Florida reefs.
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Grouper (Goliath)
    Goliath Grouper
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Shark (Hammerhead)
    Hammerhead Shark
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spanish Mackerel
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Wreck Shark Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $1,000
    Offshore reefs hold some of the largest Sharks in the Gulf of Mexico. We will anchor up and chum the waters until the right one finds us.
    Targeted fish
    Shark (Hammerhead)
    Hammerhead Shark
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
    Shark (Lemon)
    Lemon Shark
  • Private trip
    8Hr Near/Offshore Bottom Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $1,200
    On a typical full-day offshore trip we will run offshore stopping at different types of reefs, wrecks, ledges, and caves in the Gulf of Mexico. The targeted bottom species will be all types of Grouper and Snapper. Often times when moving around from different spots we will find Kingfish, Barracuda, Cobia, and Tuna.
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Grouper (Goliath)
    Goliath Grouper
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Shark (Hammerhead)
    Hammerhead Shark
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Snapper (Yellowtail)
    Yellowtail Snapper
    Bonito
    Bonito
  • Private trip
    Overnight Bottom Fshing
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    20 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US $1,600
    Once filling the boat with live baits we will start heading offshore mid day. Then, troll during dusk and sunset, this is a very productive time of the day to be trolling. Afterwards, we will anchor and set up for night time bottom fishing and jigging. Bottom fishing is also extremely productive at night and typically more productive than during the day. At first light we will get back on the troll for the morning bite and start heading home back to port. We offer a grill for hot meals and bean bags.
    Targeted fish
    Amberjack
    Amberjack
    Cobia
    Cobia
    Grouper (Goliath)
    Goliath Grouper
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    King Mackerel (Kingfish)
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Jack (African Pompano)
    African Pompano Jack
    Snapper (Mutton)
    Mutton Snapper
    Snapper (Yellowtail)
    Yellowtail Snapper
    Tuna (Blackfin)
    Blackfin Tuna
    Bonito
    Bonito
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 36 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
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Diane F.
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Highly Recommend

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip – Nearshore/Offshore on May 25, 2024
Was looking for a great surprise for my husband since he works hard & decided fishing trip would be fun. Found Keep It Tight...
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Nicole H.
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May fishing trip

VERIFIED   8Hr Near/Offshore Bottom Fishing on May 13, 2024
I looked for hours and read so many charter descriptions, I decided on Keep It Tight Bevause it seems to have the most options....
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Mark P.
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Keep it Tight Fishing Charters

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Tarpon Fishing on March 14, 2024
Captain George was great! Very knowledgeable on the local fishing and very easy to get along with. We had booked a morning...
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Krystal R.
Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
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5.0 / 5
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Birthday Fishes Come True!

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip – Nearshore/Offshore on May 31, 2024
Captain George was an amazing fishing Captain!  He made sure to make my son’s birthday wish of catching a hammerhead come...
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Jake F.
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Great trip

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip – Nearshore/Offshore on May 30, 2024
Capt George was great with 13 yr old son and his two buddies. Will definitely go out with him again. Was kind, fun, enthusiastic...
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FAQs about Keep It Tight Fishing Charters

Keep It Tight Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $600 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Bottom Fishing (4 hours)
  • US $600 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Shark Fishing (5 hours)
  • US $700 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Tarpon Fishing (5 hours)
  • US $700 per group - Afternoon Half day 5 hour inshore (5 hours)
  • US $800 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Nearshore/Offshore (6 hours)
  • US $1,000 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Wreck Shark Fishing (8 hours)
  • US $1,200 per group - 8Hr Near/Offshore Bottom Fishing (8 hours)
  • US $1,600 per group - Overnight Bottom Fshing (20 hours)

When you book a trip with Keep It Tight Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Keep It Tight Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Keep It Tight Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Keep It Tight Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling (Groupers on the troll along with other species )
  • Jigging (Bottom jigging on wrecks and vertical jigging King)

Top targeted fish species with Keep It Tight Fishing Charters include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Bonito
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Permit
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Shark (Hammerhead)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Tarpon

Meet the Captain

George Vergakis
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
39 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since May 2022
Capt. George runs trips out of Montauk aboard a 38’ Luhrs during the summer months. Then after working his way down the east coast he will spend the winter in Fort Myers fishing the Gulf of Mexico. Montauk waters are known for Striped Bass, Sharks, and Tuna, and he will show you how to catch them, whether you're bottom fishing, trolling, or jigging. As an experienced fisherman, he has a trick or two up his sleeve, and the only way to learn is to join him out on the water!

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Bonito Bonito
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper
Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper

Boat specs

Dusky (Center console) originally built in 2006, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Groupers on the troll along with other species
Jigging
Bottom jigging on wrecks and vertical jigging King

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Fort Myers to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
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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

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