Salty Fishing Charters

Punta Rassa Road
Fort Myers FL, United States

Salty Fishing Charters invites you on a fishing adventure of a lifetime in Fort Myers, Florida. The man who makes your adventure so memorable is Captain Daniel Medina, a USCG licensed captain and once-upon-a-time, a Miami banker. Captain Daniel has fished his whole life, and while he enjoyed banking, he realized fishing was his true calling and became a charter boat captain.

Now that you know how passionate Captain Daniel is about fishing, you can only imagine how good he is at it! He provides excellent support to first-timers and is always up for a challenge with experienced anglers. Offering nearshore and offshore trips that last four, six, eight, twelve, and sixteen hours, Captain Daniel will put you on a variety of species.

If you choose a nearshore trip, you can target Grouper, Grunt, Jack Crevalle, Snapper, Barracuda, and King Mackerel. Alternatively, you can choose an offshore adventure where the targeted species will be high-quality fish such as Scamp Grouper, Red Snapper, Vermillion Snapper, Porgies, Mutton Snapper, and Black Grouper.

Salty Fishing Charters operates a brand-new 33’ World Cat catamaran. It comes powered by twin 250 HP Suzuki engines, this boat gives a fast and smooth ride into the open waters. It is fitted with modern electronics including a Garmin GPS and a Furuno fishfinder, as well as two 200 gallon ice boxes to keep the catch fresh. There is also a restroom ins in the forward cabin, a wide beam, and all the comforts of home.

Captain Daniel and his crew will provide the fishing gear, live and artificial baits, the license, fuel, bottled water, ice for the catch, ice for your food and drinks, a fish cleaning service at the end of the trip, and more than anything a great fishing adventure!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    18+ Hour Gladiator Trip
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    18 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 2000
    up to 6 persons
    These trips are not for the faint at heart! You will venture out up to 100 miles from the shore and get to explore areas such as the dry Tortugas. This is the type of trip where you catch a trophy fish like Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, and more. These trips are approximately 16-24 hours long. Due to the length of these trips and the usual catch yield, fish cleaning services must be arranged in advance and are not included.
  • Private trip
    10-12 Hr full Day TROPHY HUNTER
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 hours trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 1500
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 150
    each additional person
    These are the most popular trips as we consistently pull in Trophy quality fish. We get out to deeper water where we target a variety of fish. Be ready to have sore arms as this trip is one that will wear you out and fill the coolers!
  • Private trip
    8-9 hr trip bottom digger extreme
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 6:45 AM
    US$ 1200
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 125
    each additional person
    These trips are perfect to get out and get on some great fish! You can do a day or night trip targeting a variety of different species. Departure time varies according to tide, conditions, moon phases etc. Grouper and snapper are the main targets, but we can custom tailor the trip to target other species like Amberjack, King Mackeral, Cobia, etc. Tell us what you want and we will try and make it happen for you!
  • Private trip
    6 hour- bottom digger
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1000
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 100
    each additional person
    This half day trip is 6 hours long and is great for kids and adults alike. it gets us out to depths where we find eating size fish! Usually fast action. Check out the longer trips for trophy quality fish!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip: Nearshore
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 850
    up to 4 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    Take a ride out into the gulf looking for some fish to chew! Snappers, Porgies, Grunts, Jacks and many other species may make an appearance. Its a great introduction to SWFL nearshore fishing.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

  Barracuda (Great)
  Grouper (Gag)

  Grouper (Red)
  Grouper (Scamp)
  Jack Crevalle
  King Mackerel (Kingfish)

  Snapper (Lane)
  Snapper (Mangrove)
  Snapper (Yellowtail)
  Spanish Mackerel

Boat Specs

World Cat (Catamaran) originally built in 2006. Powered by 2 250HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 39 knots.

33 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Drift Fishing


Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License Included


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 14 days before the trip date.
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


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:

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

About the Captain

Daniel Medina
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Member since June 2016
My first stint at guiding came back when i lived in Miami/Homestead, FL. I was working in bank management, but found myself literally eating, breathing and living fishing. I would take friends out who had taken well known guides, and we would have equal or greater success. As many as 4-5 times a week, I would get out of work, take off my tie, and change in my car, heading to do some night fishing. I would fish a few hours, head home, clean the gear and fish, and do it all over the next day. I realized that if you truly loved what you do, you could do it forever. I got out of banking. I went and obtained my captain's license, and guided Biscayne Bay and Flamingo. I did this until we left Miami due to family medical issues where we moved to Ocala. We stayed for a year and a half in Ocala before I just couldn't take being away from the saltwater. We moved to Cape Coral so I could attend Marine Mechanics school. It was only a matter of time before the itch to guide again returned...
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

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Great Captain.  Put us on the fish all day.

Fished November 21, 2017
Daniel Medina (The Captain)
Replied to this review on November 25, 2017

Was a pleasure having you and the boys out.  See ya next year!

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