Endless Summer Charters runs inshore and nearshore charters from one of the best fishing locations in SW Florida. Their captains are happy to take on anglers of all ages and experience levels, from families with kids to veteran fishermen. All native Floridians, they will show you their favorite places to fish.

You will be on a 25’ BlueWave bay boat that’s a perfect option for both navigating the flats as well as going nearshore for Kingfish or something else. Apart from all the necessary navigation and safety gear, it also has a t-top that gives needed shade during warm summer days. There’s plenty of space on board for four anglers to fish in comfort. Depending on the trip, the boat can carry up to six passengers.

There’s always something to be caught in this part of Florida. Some of the regulars are Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, and Jacks, while summertime is Tarpon time. Sharks can also be found for a large part of the year and are fun for the entire family. Going a few miles offshore is where you can find Kingfish, Barracuda, Gag and Red Grouper, and more.

All the rods, reels, and terminal tackle you’ll need come included in the price of a given trip. Once the trip is over, the captain will clean and fillet the catch for your convenience. Lunch stops can also be arranged if you’d like to have a bite to eat during the trips. You are also free to bring your snacks aboard if you prefer.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day - Offshore Wreck & Reef
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,100
    Endless Summer Charters also offers nearshore fishing trips on wrecks and reefs in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. There are plenty of artificial reefs and wrecks within the 9-mile federal limit, that are also abundant with fish – Black and Gag Grouper, Sharks, Tripletail, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, Kingfish, Barracuda, Jack Crevalle, and more. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price. This trip takes 4 passengers maximum.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $900
    A full day trip is for the serious angler who wants to target several different species. Redfish, Snook, Seatrout, Grouper, Spanish Mackerel and others can be found in the inshore waters. You’ll also have the opportunity to see Dolphins, Manatees, and wildlife that inhabits the coastal waters. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Reefs/Wrecks (copy)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $800
    Endless Summer Charters also offers nearshore fishing trips on wrecks and reefs in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. There are plenty of artificial reefs and wrecks within the 9-mile federal limit, that are also abundant with fish – Black and Gag Grouper, Sharks, Tripletail, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, Kingfish, Barracuda, Jack Crevalle, and more. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price. This trip takes 4 passengers maximum.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Reefs/Wrecks MAX 4
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $800
    Endless Summer Charters also offers nearshore fishing trips on wrecks and reefs in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. There are plenty of artificial reefs and wrecks within the 9-mile federal limit, that are also abundant with fish – Black and Gag Grouper, Sharks, Tripletail, Cobia, Spanish Mackerel, Kingfish, Barracuda, Jack Crevalle, and more. Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price. This trip takes 4 passengers maximum.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Tarpon MAX 4
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Jul 31
    $800
    Nothing beats successfully hooking your first Tarpon in the Tarpon Capital of the World! Capt. Bill is a Tarpon fishing expert and will do his best to make sure you have a productive day. He will provide you with all the rods, reels, and tackle you'll need, so it's up to you to bring some snacks and a pair of polarized sunglasses. This trip is for 4 passengers maximum.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    A longer trip gives you more time to go after other species. You'll be in the inshore and nearshore waters, looking for Redfish, Snook, Trout, inshore Grouper, Kingfish and more. You will be provided with all the necessary fishing gear, as well as bottled water. Feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks if you like.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Fishing/Eco Tour
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    This combo trip includes a visit to Cabbage Key, Cayo Costa or North Captiva for shelling on pristine beaches, watching dolphins up close in their natural habitat, searching for manatees and good old fishing in some of the most famous fishing areas in the world! The price includes rods, reels, and terminal tackle.
  • Private trip
    Fishing/Shelling/Lunch Combo Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    This popular trip gives you the chance to have it all! Come aboard for fishing and shelling at Cabbage Key, Cayo Costa, or North Captiva. You'll be fishing some of the finest waters in the world while you're here. Manatee and dolphin sightings are common. If the weather allows, you have the option to dine at Cabbage Key Inn and try their famous “Cheeseburger in Paradise.” Price does not include lunch or drinks.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    You will be fishing the backwaters of Fort Myers for Redfish, Snook, Trout, inshore Grouper, Mackerel and more besides. It's great for both the fishing novice and the veteran angler. The price of the trip will include all the necessary rods, reels, and terminal tackle you'll need to have a good time fishing.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $500
    This trip involves fishing the inshore waters of Fort Myers for Redfish, Snook, Trout, inshore Grouper, and many other species. It's a great way to get a feel for the local fishery and what it has to offer. Rods, reels, as well as terminal tackle are included in the price of the trip. Feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks.
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About the Charter Operator

Endless Summer Charters
Fort Myers, Florida, United States
1 Fishing Report
ID & License verified
11 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since January 2018
Captain Bill Hammond grew up here in SW Florida, fishing the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. If he wasn’t born in SW Florida he would have made it here eventually. His wife, Angela (whose family has fished or guided here since the 1800s) coordinates the charter side of things and shares Bill's love for fishing. We also have Capt. CJ LaFauci, who is also a native guide. All our captains are top-notch and each has their own style of getting their customers on some great fishing!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Permit Permit
Pompano Pompano
Redfish Redfish
Shark (Bull) Bull Shark

Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper
Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

BlueWave (Bay boat) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 250HP Yahama engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

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

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Spinning
Popping
Drift 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
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

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.

Listing Policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Fort Myers to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

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:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks

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Customer Reviews

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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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Six hours with Captain Ethan

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Reefs/Wrecks MAX 4 on May 11, 2019
Ethan was knowledgeable and friendly and showed a great sense of humor.  He made us feel like we were fishing with family. ...
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January fishing trip

Full Day Trip on January 27, 2018
My husband and I are repeat customers of Endless Summer Charters and we can’t recommend them highly enough! We have fished...
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Perfect day with Capt. Matt

Full Day Trip on December 16, 2017
We had a great day out on the water with Captain Matt. The weather was perfect and our Captain kept the bait on the line and...
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Fort Myers Beach, FL
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1/2 day with CJ

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on November 24, 2020
Awesome trip.  Lots of Mackeral and a good size Bonita.  What a great time. We’ll be back for sure.
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September fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on September 10, 2020
CJ was Awesome got us on the fish, had a blast!
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FAQs about Endless Summer Charters

Endless Summer Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $500 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $650 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Fishing/Shelling/Lunch Combo Trip (6 hours)
  • $700 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip - Fishing/Eco Tour (6 hours)
  • $700 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $800 per group - 3/4 Day Trip - Reefs/Wrecks (copy) (6 hours)
  • $800 per group - 3/4 Day Trip - Reefs/Wrecks MAX 4 (6 hours)
  • $800 per group - 3/4 Day Trip - Tarpon MAX 4 (6 hours)
  • $900 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • $1,100 per group - Full Day - Offshore Wreck & Reef (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Endless Summer Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Endless Summer Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Custom-made gear.)
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Bottled water)
  • Fishing License

Endless Summer Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Endless Summer Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Spinning
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Endless Summer Charters include:
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Jack Crevalle
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Permit
  • Pompano
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spotted Seatrout
  • Tarpon