Fish-On Sport Fishing

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 4 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!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Bay Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $445
    price breakdown
    $445
    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.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Gulf - 4 People Max
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $445
    price breakdown
    $445
    departure times flexible
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About the Captain

Terry Heller
Port Charlotte, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
1 Fishing Report
59 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since September 2016
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.

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook
Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Tripletail 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
4 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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

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

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.85
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Half day morning trip. Gulf fishing
Half day morning trip. Gulf fishing
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
80%
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Christopher G.
San Juan
 5.00
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Gulf trip with Captain Terry

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Bay Fishing on June 2, 2020
Captain Terry was amazing. He had us on fish from our first stop all the way through our trip. He put us on the keepers and...
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William R.
United States
 4.33
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Half day trip with Captain Terry

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip - Gulf - 4 People Max on December 28, 2020
Captain Terry put us on fish at every stop. He was very friendly and knowledgeable. I would book a trip with him again, however...
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Elaine T.
Punta Gorda, FL
 5.00
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Half day morning trip. Gulf fishing

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Bay Fishing on November 28, 2020
awesome time!  Capt put us right on the fish all day.  Great captain, boat, and equipment.  Made us feel very...
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Troy R.
United States
 5.00
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Half day with Captain Terry

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Bay Fishing on October 21, 2020
Captain Terry is awesome. Had a great time.  He worked hard to get us on fish in less than ideal conditions. Thanks Captain...
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Ed S.
San Juan
 5.00
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Captain Terry Provided a Fun Day

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip - Bay Fishing on March 12, 2020
Great day with lots of variety of species caught.  Not much in the way of “keepers” other than 1 Pompano.  ...
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