Sam Can Fish - Lake Ida

Book your next trip with Sam Can Fish for an experience your family will remember for years to come. Captain Sam Rojas has been fishing in South Florida his entire life. He strives to provide an enjoyable experience for everyone, no matter their age or skill level. Join him and spend a day on Lake Ida fishing for some of this area’s most sought-after species!

Step aboard an 18’ Makee powered by a 115 HP Mercury engine. This craft comes equipped with advanced fishing technology, including GPS, fishfinder, and a wireless trolling motor. Capt. Sam will have the live bait well full when you arrive. The boat can carry up to three passengers. Children of all ages and pets are welcome.

Catch Peacock Bass, Largemouth Bass, Clown Knife Fish, and the occasional Snook or Tarpon. These are some of South Florida’s most exotic and hard-fighting fish. Capt. Sam will help you target your catch using the most effective method, whether you choose light tackle or fly fishing.

You’re welcome to join Capt. Sam any time it suits you. Choose a trip in the morning or at sunset for the best bites of the day, or come aboard for a few spare hours in the afternoon. You can also join Capt. Sam in Markham Park for greater numbers of Tarpon and Snook in addition to Peacock and Largemouth Bass.

You can also come aboard for an eco tour. The waterways of South Florida are home to alligators, a variety of birds, and other wildlife that you don’t get to see up close every day.

Trips with Sam Can Fish include Shimano fishing gear, snacks, and drinks. Beer can be provided upon request, or you may bring your own alcohol. Capt. Sam can supply rods for children as well as fly fishing equipment. All you have to bring is a freshwater fishing license and your enthusiasm!

Capt. Sam also runs his trips from Everglades Holiday Part in Fort Lauderdale and Blue Lagoon in Miami, whatever is best for you. Come and spend a day battling Florida’s top freshwater gamefish. This is a trip you won’t soon forget!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $550
    up to 3 persons
    A full day trip gives you time to catch the most fish! You might reel in Largemouth Bass, Peacock Bass, Snook, Clown Knife Fish, or Tarpon. Drinks, snacks, and top of the line gear are included. Rods for children and fly fishing gear can be provided upon request. Just be sure to bring a freshwater fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $350
    up to 3 persons
    Come catch the first bite of the day! This four hour trip is a chance to test the waters for Largemouth Bass, Peacock Bass, Clown Knife Fish, and more. Snacks and all the gear you need are provided, just be sure to bring a freshwater fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $350
    up to 3 persons
    On this trip you could catch Peacock Bass, Largemouth Bass, Snook, Tarpon, and more. Shimano fishing gear and snacks are provided. Just remember to bring a freshwater fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (Sunset)
      FREE Cancelation 1 day notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    $350
    up to 3 persons
    Fishing at sunset gives you a chance to catch the last bite of the day! This is when fish tend to be most active aside from the early morning. Come aboard and fish for Largemouth Bass, Peacock Bass, Clown Knife Fish, and more.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth) Bass (Largemouth)
Bass (Peacock) Bass (Peacock)
Clown Knife Fish Clown Knife Fish
Snook Snook
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Makee (Center console) originally built in 2000. Powered by a 115HP Mercury engine.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Lake Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Fly 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
Snacks
Drinks
Lunch

Policies

FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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

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:
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About the Captain

Sam Rojas
Delray Beach, Florida, United States
Member since August 2017
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"My love for the outdoors and the water inspired me to become a fishing guide." Captain Sam Rojas has been fishing in South Florida his entire life. He worked as a freight coordinator in the trade show industry for 35 years. After many years of traveling, he decided it was time to retire and share his passion for fishing with others. He has been guiding charters for the past two years.
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4.90
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Lester S.
WARRENSVL HTS, OH
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Half Day with Sam

VERIFIED   February 15, 2019
Had a great time.  Sam worked hard for us to find fish and we caught some of many species; Alligator Gar, Knife Clown...
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Grant J.
Longwood, FL
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Lake Ida Grand Slam

VERIFIED   May 25, 2019
Was an amazing day on the water Capt. Sam put us on the fish and they were biting. Caught 6 different species of fish and some...
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Gayle K.
Tampa, FL
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VERIFIED   June 6, 2019
We had a great time with Captain Sam.  As u can see from just some of the photos we caught a lot of fish!  Sam gave...
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Sherwin K.
Boca Raton, FL
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Fishing with Sam

VERIFIED   April 22, 2019
Took my 10-year-old grandson and Captain Sam could not of been better working with him teaching him and showing him how to...
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A great day

VERIFIED   February 4, 2019
Sam did a great job making a father & son fishing trip a wonderful experience. Captain took the time to cater to my dad...
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