Just Livin The Dream Charters 1

Just Livin The Dream Charters 1 will give you the chance to explore the waters of Bonita Springs Florida! This is a family-friendly company that prides itself on many repeat customers. Your Captain will introduce you and your friends and family to a variety of fishing grounds, as well as the beautiful nature of Bonita Springs and Fort Myers Beach.

You will be fishing on board the brand new 24ft x10ft commercial custom built Sightseer pontoon, powered by a 200 HP Mercury engine and a gps trolling motor. The boat is outfitted with navigational electronics, such as a GPS, a fish finder, and a VHF radio, and it also features dual power poles. The vessel can comfortably take up to 6 guests. There is small liquid only a restroom on board.

The crew offers various packages to choose from. You can combine fishing with a sightseeing cruise to enjoy the beautiful nature of Bonita Springs and Fort Myers Beach. On this trip, you will get a chance to see different types of birds, as well as dolphins and Manatees

You’ll be fishing Estero Bay, Mangrove islands,  docks, passes, and bridges Among the rich variety of fish species in Southwest Florida, you may catch Whiting, Spanish Mackerel, Speckled Trout, Snook, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Sheepshead, Jack Crevalle, Bluefish, and Black Drum. The crew will do their very best to show you a good time on the water but keepers are not guaranteed.

Your fishing trip will include fishing licenses, rods, reels and live bait. The crew will clean and fillet the fish , fish cleaning is included in the 4 hr trip. There will be a cooler with ice for you, and you’re welcome to bring drinks and snacks, just make sure no trash goes in the water. If this boat is booked, feel free to check the availability of our 2nd boat.
Just Livin the Dream Charters 2

For the health and safety of our guests, captains and crew members, smoking is not permitted onboard. Thank you for understanding.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $549
    Head out on the water in the early morning, and fish the calm waters of Estero Bay, the grass flats, Mangrove Islands, docks, bridges, and passes at Fort Myers Beach. You'll be able to target a variety of species, including Sea Trout, Snapper, Pompano, Sheepshead, Redfish, and Snook. Gratuity – if you feel the captain and crew have exceeded your expectations gratuity is typically 20% of your charter cost.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $549
    Fish the calm waters of Estero Bay, the grass flats, Mangrove Islands, docks, bridges, and passes at Fort Myers Beach. You'll target species like Pompano, Seatrout, Snapper, Sheepshead, Redfish, and Snook. If you feel the captain and crew have exceeded your expectations, consider tipping 20% of your charter cost.
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About the Charter Operator

Just Livin The Dream Charters
Bonita Springs, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
ID & License verified
300 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2016
If Just Livin the Dream Charters 1 boat is booked please check the availability of our 2nd boat – Just Livin the Dream Charters 2, 24' Boat. Captain Jeff Littlejohn grew up in Jacksonville, Florida. He fell in love with the water at a young age, splitting his summers between Myrtle Beach in South Carolina and Jacksonville Beach. In 2000, Jeff moved to Fort Myers. His wife Captain Christy Lee holds a Master Captain License, is a Native of Fort Myers, and shares his passion for fishing and runs most of the fishing charters on the 24' boat. Captain Jeff has turned his passion into a successful career and he is often found guiding his guests through the beautiful waters of Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico. Jeff holds a 100 ton Master Captain License, have 2 New 24ft Commercial Pontoons with restrooms, we fish the calm waters, family friendly bring the kids

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Bluefish Bluefish
Flounder Flounder
Pompano Pompano

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

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Speckled Trout Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Sightseer Fiesta Commercial (Pontoon) originally built in 2022. Powered by a 150HP Mercury Seapro commercial engine engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Calm waters
Nearshore Fishing
3 miles – weather permitting
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Drift fishing is available, great for new anglers.

Amenities

Toilet
Small liquid only restroom onboard
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Also dual power poles
Toilet
Small liquid only restroom onboard
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Also dual power poles

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
And cut bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Upon request – additional $100.
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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Family Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible
Non electric lightweight chairs

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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 2.5% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 241 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Half Day Trip with Capt. Christy
Half Day Trip with Capt. Christy
Half Day Trip with Capt. Christy
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
92%
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Huck N.
Petaluma, CA
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Half Day Trip with Capt. Christy

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on April 15, 2022
We were booked for an afternoon trip, but rain was expected. Captain Jeff reached out and gave us an opportunity to move to...
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Brian L.
Thousand Oaks, CA
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Half Day Charter w/ Captains Jeff and Christine

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on November 23, 2021
Jeff and Christine from Just Living the Dream Bonita Charter took such good care of us! We brought the kids for a 4 hr half...
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Bart K.
Bonita Springs, Florida
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Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Great Day with Captain Christy

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on January 15, 2022
We had an awesome time with Captain Christy.  We have been on Charters before and this was one of our favorites.  The boat...
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Marilyn M.
Liberty, MO
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Family fishing trip with Capt Jeff

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on March 4, 2022
We might not have caught keepers, but it was so much fun. Capt Jeff truly made this experience enjoyable and was super patient...
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David N.
Greensburg, IN
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4hr trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on January 20, 2022
Had a blast.  Saw ample wildlife (iguanas, manatees, dolphins, dozens of bird species). Captain was very knowledgeable of...
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FAQs about Just Livin The Dream Charters 1

Just Livin The Dream Charters 1 offers the following trips to customers:
  • $549 per group - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $549 per group - 4 Hour Trip (PM) (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Just Livin The Dream Charters 1, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Small liquid only restroom onboard)
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor (Also dual power poles )

Trips booked with Just Livin The Dream Charters 1 include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (And cut bait)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate (Upon request – additional $100.)
  • Fishing License

Just Livin The Dream Charters 1 offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing (Calm waters)
  • Nearshore Fishing (3 miles – weather permitting)
  • Backcountry Fishing

Just Livin The Dream Charters 1 offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing (Drift fishing is available, great for new anglers.)

Top targeted fish species with Just Livin The Dream Charters 1 include:
  • Black Drum
  • Bluefish
  • Flounder
  • Pompano
  • Redfish
  • Sheepshead
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Speckled Trout