Jungle Jim’s Safari Charters

745 Palm Point Drive
Marco Island FL, United States

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Boat Specs

Carolina skiff (Skiff) originally built in 2013, and restored in on. Powered by 115HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

24 ft
4 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Fly Fishing
Targeted Species
Grouper (Goliath)
Jack Crevalle

Snapper (Mangrove)


Fish Marco Island and the Ten Thousand Island area with a native guide who offers world class backwater catching. This Marco Island Resorts and Hotels Preferred Company ensures you will have a great day on the water.

You will be fishing aboard a 24 ft Carolina skiff that is known for its versatility and ability to fish shallow water and nearshore areas with ease. With a wide platform at the front of the boat, there is plenty of room to cast towards your target fish, while the open seating area allows you plenty of room to move around. The boat features a Minn Kota trolling motor as well as an anchoring system for top level inshore fishing.

Captain Jim is a very experienced Captain who has been fishing the local area and beyond his whole life. He specializes in both fly fishing and conventional fishing with light tackle, and primarily targets Redfish, Jack Crevalle, Tarpon, Snapper, and Groupers.

As well as being an extremely knowledgeable fisherman, Captain Jim is also a certified Florida Master Naturalist, meaning he has in-depth knowledge of the eco systems in the whole of Florida. If you want to know more about the stunning surroundings in the Marco Island area, taking an eco tour or fishing trip with Jungle Jim’s Safari Charters will get you close and personal to the area’s wildlife at the same time as leaving you more knowledgeable about the fish, birds and manatees that call these waters their home.

Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Rods limited to two guests for casting room.
Snorkelling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Minn Kota
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Rods limited to two guests for casting room.
Live Bait Well
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment
Rods limited to two guests for casting room.
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 24 hours before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies 
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

25% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Mastercard.

About the Captain

Jim Edgar
Marco Island, Florida, United States
Member since April 2016
Captain Jim is a native guide from Marco Island who has been a licensed captain since 1986, and has been guiding in the Marco Island area for the last ten years. He has fished all over the world, fly fishing and offshore fishing in Michigan, as well as fishing in Belize, the Amazon, the Florida Keys and California. He enjoys taking people fly fishing or light tackle conventional fishing in the local backwaters and, having been an Orvis-endorsed guide in the Au Sabo river, Michigan, is well versed in both techniques. As well as being extremely knowledgeable about fishing techniques, Captain Jim is also a Florida Master Naturalist, meaning he has in-depth knowledge of the varied and fascinating ecosystem of Marco Island and beyond.
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 100%

Marco Island Fishing Calendar


  • 745 Palm Point Drive, Marco Island
    FL 34145, United States