Make some memories in Port Charlotte and go fishing with Cornhusker Charters. Having logged many hours on these tides, Captain Timothy can tell you all about them.

Around here the fishing is popular for Black Drum, Cobia, Flounder, Jack Crevalle, Redfish, Blacktip Shark, Bull Shark, Hammerhead Shark, Nurse Shark, Mangrove Snapper, Snook, Tarpon, and more with any luck.

On these trips, you can expect to bottom fish using light or heavy tackle.

You’ll be casting lines from a 25’ Center console with space for 6 passengers. It has and all the essentials. There’s a toilet on board for your convenience.

Your captain will provide rods and reels, along with lures. Live bait is available, but you should ask the captain whether you’ll be catching it yourself.

The charter boat covers your fishing license, just show up ready for some fishing! Be mindful that some species may have special rules or limited seasons. Your captain will help you follow regulations while you fish.

Don’t leave home without sunglasses, a hat, sunblock (non-spray), and bottled water. If you’d like to bring other drinks, just ask. Alcohol is allowed in moderation, just be sure to avoid hard liquor as well as glass bottles.

If you have any questions about fishing with Cornhusker Charters, you can send Capt. Timothy a message down below.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $500
    price based on 1-3 anglers an additional $100 for 4-6 anglers
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Backcountry Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Snook
    Snook
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Flounder
    Flounder
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $750
    Price based on 1-3 anglers an additional $100 for 4-6 anglers
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Backcountry Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Snook
    Snook
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Flounder
    Flounder
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Shark Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $750
    Shark fishing
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Heavy Tackle
    Targeted fish
    Shark (Hammerhead)
    Hammerhead Shark
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Nurse)
    Nurse Shark
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Tarpon Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $750
    Tarpon fishing
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Backcountry Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $950
    Price based on 1-3 anglers an additional $100 for 4-6 anglers.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Backcountry Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Snook
    Snook
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Flounder
    Flounder
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Shark Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $950
    Price based on 1-3 anglers an additional $100 for 4-6 anglers
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Flats Fishing
    Backcountry Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Jigging
    Heavy Tackle
    Spinning
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Snook
    Snook
    Redfish
    Redfish
    Flounder
    Flounder
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Tarpon Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $950
    Tarpon fishing
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Backcountry Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Heavy Tackle
    Drift Fishing
    Targeted fish
    Tarpon
    Tarpon
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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 25 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (23)
Great Time!!!
Great Time!!!
What a day!
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Angler rating
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
92%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
92%
Satisfied with the boat
92%
Caught fish
88%
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Kraig F.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Tried Everything

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 15, 2024
The wind and weather weren’t in our favor fir this trip. It was like the fish had been blown out. We would get some bites...
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Brandon B.
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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Great Time!!!

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip on July 21, 2024
Capt Tim was great, we must’ve caught over 100 fish between myself and my buddy. Capt Tim provided exactly what we asked...
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Kevin N.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

What a day!

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip – Shark Fishing on June 29, 2024
Started out with a 4 ft. shark and ended with an 8 footer. Between,  little tunny, barracuda, and even a grouper. Great guys,...
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Theresa B.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Fishing with Timothy

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on June 28, 2024
Captain Tim was great. We had a great time.  Wish we could have caught bigger fish, but it was a lot of fun.
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Kevin O.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Crew
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent day on the water!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on April 27, 2024
Timothy is a remarkable guy!! He was persistent on getting us on the fish! Easy to talk to, we enjoyed our time...
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FAQs about Cornhusker Charters

Cornhusker Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $500 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • US $750 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • US $750 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Shark Fishing (6 hours)
  • US $750 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - 3/4 Day Trip – Tarpon Fishing (6 hours)
  • US $950 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • US $950 per group, additional US $100 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Trip – Shark Fishing (8 hours)
  • US $950 per group - Full Day Trip – Tarpon Fishing (8 hours)

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

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

Cornhusker Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing

Cornhusker Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning

Top targeted fish species with Cornhusker Charters include:
  • Black Drum
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Shark (Hammerhead)
  • Shark (Nurse)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Tarpon

Meet the Captain

Timothy Cornish
Port Charlotte, Florida, United States
ID & license verified
25 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since August 2023

About this listing

Targeted species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle

Boat specs

Robalo (Center console) originally built in 2018. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 38 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 1 day 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 Port Charlotte to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

No additional fees.
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
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer

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