Fish-On Sport Fishing

767 Ellicott Circle Northwest
Port Charlotte FL, United States

Book your next trip with Fish-On Sport Fishing and come aboard for an experience your whole family will enjoy! Captain Terry Heller has been fishing and scuba diving in South Florida since 1999. He loves seeing how excited customers get when they reel in a catch, which is why he works hard to make it happen time and again. He’ll see to it that you catch some of Florida’s most popular species when they’re biting the most!

Make yourself comfortable aboard a 24’ Polar powered by a 225 HP Yamaha engine. With a maximum cruising speed of 44 knots, this vessel allows you to spend more time fishing and less time getting there. She’s fitted with the latest fishing technology, including GPS/fishfinder, a wireless trolling motor, and three live bait wells. Up to six passengers can come aboard.

While fishing with Capt. Terry you can catch a wide variety of species swimming inshore and nearshore. Depending on the time of year, you might reel in Redfish, Speckled Trout, Flounder, Sheepshead, Pompano, and much more while fishing the shallow waters inshore. On the other hand, fishing nearshore allows you to target King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, and a variety of tasty bottom fish.

You can also join Capt. Terry for Tarpon fishing when the season allows. No fish puts on a show like this hard-fighting Silver King, revered by anglers the world over. Tarpon usually stick around South Florida from spring through early autumn, but their season changes year to year. Capt. Terry will have you on the water when they’re biting the most.

Fish-On Sport Fishing provides licenses and all the gear you need. You are welcome to keep your catch if regulations allow and Capt. Terry will clean and fillet it for you. He may be able to trailer his boat to nearby locations depending on your request.

Come aboard today for an experience that you and your family will remember for years to come!


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  • Shared trip
    5 Hour Trip
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    US$ 165
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    On this trip you can spend your time fishing inshore or nearshore for a variety of species. Inshore you can hook into Speckled Trout, Snapper, Snook, Redfish, Flounder, Spanish Mackerel, Sheepshead, Pompano, Permit, Shark, and Black Drum. Traveling a little farther from shore gives you a chance to target Kingfish, Tarpon, Shark, Grouper, Spanish Mackerel, Lane Snapper, Key West Grunts, Triggerfish, Sheepshead, and Mahi Mahi. A fishing license and gear are provided.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Grouper (Red)
Redfish
Seabass (Black)
Snapper (Lane)

Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook
Spanish Mackerel
Tripletail

Boat Specs

Polar (Walkaround) originally built in 2009. Powered by a 225HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 44 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Popping
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
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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
Checks

About the Captain

Terry Heller
Port Charlotte, Florida, United States
Member since September 2016
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Captain Terry Heller started fishing with his dad and has been fishing ever since, from Alaska down to Florida. Originally from the Chicagoland area, he started guiding charters in and around Port Charlotte, FL in 2005. He says "I found warm weather and great fishing here with lots of wildlife, so I stayed." What he loves most about guiding charters is seeing the look on a customer's face when they land an amazing catch.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.79
out of 5 stars from 24 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
82%
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Mark Wenck
North Port, FL
 5.00
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Action packed day of fishing

VERIFIED   March 23, 2018
Captain Terry was marvelous.  He clearly knows his business and the spots to find fish.  We went to multiple near-shore...
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David Ross
Miami, FL
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5 Hour Charter with Captain Terry

VERIFIED   August 17, 2018
We had beautiful weather with very calm water in Charlotte Harbor.  Captain Terry took us to many of his prime fishing...
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Nicole Crow
Denver, Colorado
 5.00
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5-hour Trip with Captain Terry

VERIFIED   February 12, 2018
Captain Terry really did more than what a normal fishing guide does, he showed us a slice what Florida really has to offer!...
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Shawn Stratton
Erie, PA
 5.00
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Awesome trip with captain Terry

VERIFIED   July 25, 2018
Captain Terry was very awesome and down to earth guy right from the start.  He put us on fish right off the bat and if...
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Dean Collins
Bellingham, WA
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5 hr trip with captain Terry

VERIFIED   May 11, 2018
Our trip was great. We were on fish all day. Caught 10 different species of fish ,got broken of twice, and had a fish literally...
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