Sam Can Fish - Markham Park

Sam Can Fish offers family friendly charters in Markham Park, where you can catch some of the most coveted fish in South Florida. Captain Sam Rojas has been fishing his whole life and he’s prepared to help you land something unforgettable, from the exotic Peacock Bass to the mighty Tarpon. Join him for a day you won’t soon forget!

You will fish aboard an 18’ Makee powered by a 115 HP Mercury engine. This craft is fitted with top of the line tackle and advanced fishing technology. On board you will find Shimano fishing gear at the ready. Capt. Sam can also provide fly fishing equipment and children’s fishing rods upon request. There’s room on board for three passengers and children of all ages are welcome.

Fishing in Markham Park gives you the chance to target Peacock Bass, Largemouth Bass, Snook, and Tarpon. These fish are a sight to behold, some of them known for their excellent fighting power and others for their unique patterns. You can join Capt. Sam for a full day on the water or come aboard for a few hours whenever it suits you. Fishing at first light and sunset allow you to take advantage of the best bite.

Even when you don’t feel like casting lines, the waters of South Florida have a lot to offer. Come aboard for an eco tour and get up close with a variety of birds, alligators, and more. Capt. Sam provides snacks and drinks. He can provide beer upon request, or you are welcome to bring your own alcohol.

Your trip with Sam Can Fish includes fishing gear, snacks, and drinks. Just be sure to bring a freshwater fishing license. Depending on the species, you are welcome to keep your catch.

You can also meet Capt. Sam at Blue Lagoon in Miami, Everglades Park or Lake Ida in Delray Beach, whatever works best for you! Come spend a day in South Florida fishing for a catch you won’t soon forget!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $550
    On this full day trip you can make the most of your time fishing for Largemouth Bass, Peacock Bass, Snook, and Tarpon. Drinks, snacks, and top of the line gear are included. Capt. Sam can provide rods for children and fly fishing gear upon request. Just be sure to bring a freshwater fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $400
    This four hour trip is a chance to take adventure of the early morning bite. You can target Largemouth Bass, Peacock Bass, Snook, and Tarpon when the season allows. Snacks and gear are provided, just be sure to bring a freshwater fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $400
    On this trip you could catch Peacock Bass, Largemouth Bass, Snook, or Tarpon, depending on the season. Shimano fishing gear and snacks are provided. Just be sure to bring a freshwater fishing license.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (Sunset)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    $400
    This sunset trip gives you a chance to catch the last bite of the day, when fish tend to be most active aside from early morning. Come aboard and fish for Largemouth Bass, Peacock Bass, and more. Remember to bring a freshwater fishing license.
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About the Captain

Sam Rojas
Sunrise, Florida, United States
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89 Customer Reviews
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Member since August 2017
"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.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bass (Largemouth) Bass (Largemouth)
Bass (Peacock) Bass (Peacock)
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
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Snacks
Drinks

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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 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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Checks

Customer Reviews

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Awesome day fishing with Sam!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 16, 2021
We had the most wonderful day fishing with Sam!  He is a class act and has an amazing boat that is controlled by a remote...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (Sunset) on June 7, 2021
Captain Sam was awesome to fish with, great with Kids and extremely helpful and fun.  Would highly recommend.
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (Sunset) on June 11, 2020
It is hard to find an Everglades fishing charter so conveniently located close to all of the major metro South Florida areas...
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FAQs about Sam Can Fish - Markham Park

Sam Can Fish - Markham Park offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $400 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $400 per group - Half Day Trip (Sunset) (4 hours)
  • $550 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Sam Can Fish - Markham Park, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Sam Can Fish - Markham Park include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano. Fly fishing gear provided upon request.)
  • Lures
  • Snacks (Sandwiches, etc.)
  • Drinks (Water, soda, and beer on request.)

Sam Can Fish - Markham Park offers the following types of fishing:
  • Lake Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Sam Can Fish - Markham Park offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Fly Fishing (Gear can be provided upon request.)

Top targeted fish species with Sam Can Fish - Markham Park include:
  • Bass (Largemouth)
  • Bass (Peacock)
  • Snook
  • Tarpon