Hooked Up Charters and Trapping invites you to join Captain Derek Ward on the waters of Fort Myers Beach, Florida for the fishing trip of a lifetime. If you love fishing the inshore waters and find that species like Redfish and Tarpon rock your boat, then read on!
Captain Derek Ward is a Florida native with a passion for fishing. Hop aboard his 21’ Sportsman bay boat. She’s ideal for up to 4 anglers and powered by a 300 HP Yamaha engine. She also features a wireless trolling motor, an icebox, a live well, safety equipment, as well as GPS and Fishfinder to aid you in your search of the fish.
Fishing in the Fort Myers Beach and Estero Bay area means you’ll target a variety of incredible inshore fish. Redfish, Trout, Snook, Tarpon, Jack Crevalle, Bull Sharks, and more are on your target list. You’ll use a variety of techniques including spinning or fly fishing on light or heavy tackle. It’ll be both an educational and fun experience!
Hooked Up Charters provides rods, reels, tackle, bait, drinks, and fish processing at the end of the trip. Capt. Derek loves seeing kids getting into this sport so he strongly encourages guests to bring along their youngsters!
Make Florida fishing memories of a lifetime aboard Hooked Up Charters and Trapping!
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Sportsman (Bay boat) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.
Types of fishing
Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days 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.
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
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:
Fort Myers Fishing Calendar
FAQs about Hooked Up Charters And Trapping
- $600 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
- $600 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
- $800 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
- $1,000 per group, additional $50 per person after 3 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
- Live Bait Well
- Wireless Trolling Motor
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle
- Live Bait
- Catch cleaning & filleting
- Fishing License
- Inshore Fishing
- Nearshore Fishing
- Reef Fishing
- Wreck Fishing
- Flats Fishing
- Backcountry Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Heavy Tackle
- Bottom Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Jack Crevalle
- Shark (Bull)
- Spotted Seatrout