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 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, please check the availability of one of our other boats
Just Livin the Dream Charters 2 or Just Livin the Dream 3

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)
    In demand! Last booked: 3 days ago
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    US $559
    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)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    US $559
    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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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Tabitha V.
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Excellent

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on March 25, 2024
Captain Jeff was very patient with my family and explained everything as we went through the area. We caught some great fish!...
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Martin S.
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Great Captain Jeff=Great time!!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on April 20, 2024
Thanks Living the Dream for a great fishing trip. Captain Jeff was a very helpful and quite experienced boat captain. He knew...
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Ryan F.
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Fishing with Jeff

VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip (PM) on May 2, 2024
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Christina D.
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Great Fishing

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (PM) on December 31, 2023
Jeff was an experienced angler who knew all the great places to take a group of novice fishermen.  He was a great guide!
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Great Charter

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip (AM) on December 21, 2023
Relaxing and very enjoyable family charter. Captain Christie was personable, attentive and true professional.
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FAQs about Just Livin The Dream Charters 1

Just Livin The Dream Charters 1 offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $559 per group, additional US $25 per person after 5 guests - 4 Hour Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $559 per group, additional US $25 per person after 5 guests - 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:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing (Calm waters Estero Bay)
  • Nearshore Fishing (3 miles – weather permitting)
  • Backcountry Fishing

Just Livin The Dream Charters 1 offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • 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

Meet the Charter Operator

Just Livin The Dream Charters
Bonita Springs, Florida, United States
ID & license verified
387 Customer reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since February 2016
If this boat is not available, check our other 2 listings. 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, SC, 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, 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, often guiding his guests through the beautiful waters of Estero Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Bluefish Bluefish
Flounder Flounder
Pompano Pompano

Boat specs

Sightseer Fiesta Commercial (Pontoon) originally built in 2022. Powered by a 200HP Mercury Seapro commercial engine engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Calm waters Estero Bay
Nearshore Fishing
3 miles – weather permitting
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
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

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, bring the kids
No Smoking
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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