Capt. Bill Walker's Fishing Charters

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The world-renowned waters of Fort Myers attract anglers of all skill levels, from complete beginners to experienced fishermen. If you are looking for a perfect charter in Southwest Florida, give Capt. Bill Walker’s Fishing Charters a try!

Children and families are welcome to join in the adventure. You will be fishing with a professional captain who prides himself on being always ready to go the extra miles to give his customers the trip they expect.

You will be fishing the inshore waters, mangrove islands, shallow flats, and passes up to 10 miles offshore. Capt. Bill specializes in light tackle fishing for Redfish, Snook, Tarpon, Snapper, Tripletail, and Trout, as well as various types of Sharks that can be found in the open bays, channel, or edges.

While if you are up to a challenge, let the captain take you even further out for Snapper, Grouper, Mackerel, and various pelagic and reef species. The choice is yours!

Capt. Bill Walker’s Fishing Charters operates a 24’ Key West bay boat, fresh on the water in 2017. This vessel comes powered by a 250 HP Yamaha SHO engine, which allows it to cruise at a top speed of 40 knots. The boat can accommodate 4 anglers who can fish at the same time.

Enjoy a fast and dry ride to the fishing grounds and get ready to catch the fish of a lifetime. All bait, tackle, license/permit, and gear will be supplied by the captain.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Coastal / Nearshore
    Just booked! Last booked: 30 minutes ago
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    On this trip, you will be heading 3 - 9 miles out depending on the seas. Your targeted species will include Snapper, Grouper, Mackerel, Tripletail, and Cobia some reef and pelagic species using live bait. You will fish until 3:30 and head back to shore.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Back Bay
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $550
    price breakdown
    $550
    On this charter, you will be fishing within 10 miles from shore, targeting Snook, Redfish, Trout, Tarpon, Tripletail, and Snapper.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Night Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    $475
    price breakdown
    $475
    On this trip, you will be on the fish quite fast! You will be fishing the docks with live bait, checking the bite in the back bay, targeting Trout and Snook. There is also an option to fish the open bay, channel, or edge with bait for Sharks. These include Blacktip, Lemon, Sand, and Bull Shark.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    This is a morning trip that will take you targeting Trout, Redfish, and other species inshore.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $400
    price breakdown
    $400
    Enjoy an afternoon on the water, fishing for Trout, Snook, Redfish, and more.
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About the Captain

Bill Walker
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
ID & License verified
24 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since July 2017
Captain Bill Walker is a Florida native professional angler who is dedicated to providing his clients an excellent service and show them how fishing is done. He began fishing when he was 10 and has over 17 years of experience guiding the inshore waters of Southwest Florida. Being a local, Bill knows the hottest fishing holes and spots around. Capt. Bill specializes in light tackle fishing.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Redfish Redfish

Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Shark (Bull) Shark (Bull)
Shark (Lemon) Shark (Lemon)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)

Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Tripletail Tripletail

Boat Specs

Key West (Bay boat) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha SHO engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
24 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Jigging

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
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 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.

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 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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4.92
out of 5 stars from 24 reviews
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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
86%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
95%
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Anthony M.
Midland, NC
 5.00
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Great experience

VERIFIED   June 20, 2020
Very knowledgeable, friendly and helpful! We will for sure being using him again!! Awesome time.
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Gary K.
Cape Coral, Florida
 5.00
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Fishing with Bill

VERIFIED   December 27, 2019
Great Day Fishing with Capt Bill. Bill is very knowledgeable of the area. Put us on the fish hooking up on the first cast!...
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Rick W.
HILLS DALES, KY
 5.00
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6 hour trip

VERIFIED   June 18, 2020
enjoyed the fishing and the whole experience
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Eric C.
Twinsburg, OH
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December fishing trip

VERIFIED   December 7, 2019
triple tail alley
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Steve W.
Miami, FL
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October fishing trip

VERIFIED   October 6, 2019
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