Fish Southwest FL

8700 Estero Boulevard
Fort Myers Beach FL, United States

Fish Southwest FL are located in Fort Myers Beach, Florida, and offer charters on the backwaters of Naples, Fort Myers, and Bonita Springs. They specialize in light tackle fishing, targeting Redfish, Snook, Snapper, Sea Trout, Pompano, Sheepshead, Flounder, Sharks and many more species that call the Florida Estuaries home. The exciting fishing grounds are found among luscious grass flats, entangling mangrove roots, and rich oyster bars, and along the way you may also encounter West Indian Manatee and Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin, as well as over 200 species of birds, five species of sea turtle, Sting Rays and more!

Their 23’ Parker center console is powered by a 200 HP Yamaha engine and comes equipped with state of the art electronics and equipment, including a Garmin GPS and fishfinder. Capt Joshua is a Coast Guard Certified professional, with years of experience on the water, and always guarantees that his boat will be clean, safe, and comfortable for his guests. The boat is pet friendly, and kids are encouraged to come along - they will have a blast and learn a lot too! Capt Joshua always provides a friendly and positive experience, all with a touch of comedy and southern charm.

Trips are suited to all types of angler, whether you are looking for some serious fishing and would like to go after a flats “Grand Slam”, or if you are a family that is keen on fishing for a few hours before embarking on a wildlife scavenger hunt. Trips include rods, reels and tackle, live bait, fishing license, and water. Most targeted species are safe and desirable to eat, and the crew will clean, bag and ice your catch at the end of your trip.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Nearshore Wreck and Reef Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 425
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 25
    each additional person
    Fish Nearshore reefs and artificial wrecks for a chance at; Cobia, Goliath Grouper, Gag Grouper, Snapper, Sheephead, Mackerel, Sharks, Snook, Flounder, and more
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip-Backwater Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 400
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 25
    each additional person
    Fish the tranquil backwaters of Southwest Florida, targeting Snook, Redfish, Seatrout, Pompano, Permit, Snapper, Sharks and more. Enjoy beautiful flora and fauna, and learn about the history and biodiversity, which makes fishing the backwater so fun. We often we don’t catch the same species twice in a row! Trips cater to all skill levels, and can target trophy fish. If you’re looking to bend a rod, hear some corny sea jokes, or put a few fish in the box, this is the trip for you! Great for kids.
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Dolphin/Eco Cruise
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 May - 28 Jan
    US$ 250
    up to 6 persons
    Come Sea and Learn with a Florida trained Naturalist. Captain Josh, has a thorough knowledge of Floridas Ecology and History. Learn about the biodiversity and importance of Florida wetlands, the history of native cultures and early civilization. Look for Dolphins, manatees, turtles, stingrays, sharks, and more! A member of audubon society; look and learn about the different varieties of aquatic birds. See beautiful old florida. Fun for all ages
  • Private trip
    Sunset Cruise
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 May - 28 Feb
    US$ 225
    up to 6 persons
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About this listing

Targeted Species

  Grouper (Goliath)
  Jack Crevalle
  King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  Pompano

  Redfish
  Sheepshead
  Snapper (Mangrove)
  Snook

  Spanish Mackerel
  Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

Parker (Center console) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 38 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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
PayPal

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

About the Captain

Joshua Roberts
Fort Myers Beach, Florida, United States
Member since April 2016
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I believe 90% of the experience, is within the guide. My job as a guide is to instruct. My passion is to teach. Nothing brings me greater joy than being able to share what I love with others. As a guide, there are a lot of variables, many things we cannot control - the weather, tides, availability of bait. But the few things I can, are the ones that really matter. I love people, dogs, kids, and fish. Not necessarily in that order. Talk to anyone that knows me, and your likely to find that I am very easy to get along with. I grew up in a small town, so naturally I do have the Southern Charm/Hospitality. I DID NOT take Rosetta Stone Southern Edition. Yes. I do talk funny. I grew up in a rural town in Kentucky with 3000 people, on the banks of the Cumberland River. Have been fishing since I could walk. My first experience on an airplane took me (and dropped me) for 4 months in the Alaskan bush, where i worked as a fly fishing guide. I spent 3 1/2 years in the Everglades as a guide.
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

4.94 out of 5 stars from 18 reviews

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Fished February 6, 2018
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We had a great day on the water with captain Josh. The fish were not cooperating the day of our trip but the weather was beautiful and captain Josh worked very hard to make our trip fun and interesting. I would highly recommend him and hope to fish with him in the next trip to fmb.

Fished December 1, 2017
Joshua Roberts (The Captain)
Replied to this review on December 3, 2017

Bill it was a pleasure getting to take your family out for an outing in beautiful Sanibel and Captiva island area. I always wish, no matter how good or bad, the catching was better! Enjoy your stay and hope you guys enjoyed the Tripletail!

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Josh, our guide was absolutely fantastic. 1I haven’t seen anyone work that hard in a long time. and you caught fish in just about and you caught fish in just about every location. A truly enjoyable half-day fishing trip.

Fished September 21, 2017
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