“Salty Charters” knows where to go to catch fish in stunning Pine Island, Florida! You’ll head out of Charlotte Harbor, one of the best fishing spots in the Gulf, with Captain Jeff Holt. Whatever your fishing goals are, he makes sure you have a fun and productive day.

Hop aboard a 24’ custom Lattife boat, ideal for up to 5 anglers. This spacious vessel is wheelchair accessible and features an anchoring system to keep you in place. She’s also equipped with top-notch navigational electronics to ensure you’re on top of the fish and life jackets for safety.

Capt. Jeff specializes in inshore and nearshore fishing with light tackle. Redfish, Flounder, and Snook are certified targets on half-day trips, or you can target Tarpon, Mangrove Snapper, and Spotted Seatrout on a full-day adventure. Whatever you choose it’ll be an entertaining and adventurous day from the moment you step aboard!

Everything you need for a successful day of fishing, including rods, reels, tackle, lures, and live bait, is already on board. You’re free to keep whatever you catch and Capt. Jeff is happy and clean and fillet your fish at the end of the trip for easy transport home.

See what Florida fishing is all about with a local pro aboard Salty Charters!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    Spend a full 8-hours on the water and make the most of the productive fishing grounds surrounding Pine Island! You'll hook into the likes of Tarpon, Snook, Flounder, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, and Spotted Seatrout. Anything you choose to keep, Capt. Jeff will clean and fillet for you. He also provides all of your gear and you're free to store snacks and drinks on board. Bring along the whole family for this epic fishing adventure!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $525
    Give yourself a couple of extra hours on the water and up your chances of hooking famous Florida fish! Your main targets include Redfish, Tarpon, Snook, Flounder, Mangrove Snapper, and Spotted Seatrout. This is a great choice for anglers of all skill levels and families with children. All of the gear you need awaits on board and you're free to bring along any drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $400
    This trip is all about exploring the exciting inshore and nearshore surrounding Pine Island! You'll spend 4 hours targeting Redfish, Flounder, Tarpon, Snook, Mangrove Snapper, and Spotted Seatrout. All of the equipment you need for a successful day is provided and you're free to bring along any drinks and snacks you'd like to enjoy.
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About the Captain

Jeff Holt
Bokeelia, Florida, United States
33 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since December 2016
Captain Jeff Holt was born and raised in Florida. Until the age of 15, Jeff was addicted to freshwater fishing. Then he was introduced to the East and West Coasts. With 25 years of experience in one of the greatest fisheries in the world, the Captain has gained an exceptional reputation. Jeff is also OUPV certified.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook

Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Lattife (Bay boat) originally built in 1975, and restored in 2019. Powered by a 200HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Jigging

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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

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Customer Reviews

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Angler Rating
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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Stephanie M.
Avon Park, FL
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July fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip on July 10, 2021
What a much needed perfect day on the water. We had a great time, caught a bunch of fish, laughed a lot and made a ton of memories!...
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Matt C.
Tampa, Florida
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Nice Trout & Snook!!

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on February 23, 2021
Captain Jeff works his butt off to put you on this fish.  He had more bait than I’ve ever seen on a charter.  We caught...
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Half day trip Captain Jeff

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on March 21, 2021
Great guy, good stories, on the ball baiting our hooks very quickly! Too cold, but good time! Would recommend it!
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Gina Y.
Cape Coral, FL
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Half day with Captain Jeff

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on March 20, 2021
We had a great time and caught several trout and snook fish. I took my two boys ages 10 and 12 and they had a great time!
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3/4 day trip with Capt. Jeff

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on March 27, 2021
Great day of fishing, conversation and laughing.
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FAQs about Salty Charters

Salty Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $525 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $700 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

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

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

Salty Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Salty Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Jigging

Top targeted fish species with Salty Charters include:
  • Flounder
  • Redfish
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon