The gorgeous backwater country of Florida is well-known for its excellent inshore fishing. The Tarpon, Snook, massive Redfish, and other prestigious catch lurk the murky waters of the Sunshine State. Captain Mark Chard Inc. knows the hottest spots around and will take you right to the best fighting fish around!
The vessel you’ll be fishing from is a 24’ Pathfinder boat, with the capacity for 5 anglers and a captain. She is powered by a sturdy 250 HP Yamaha engine, allowing you to navigate the flats quickly and easily. The boat is equipped with a full suite of modern electronics so you can find the fish efficiently and get your fishing on as soon as possible.
Florida has a fantastic offering of inshore fish to go after. Snook, Redfish, Sheepshead, Groupers, and others. The champion here is the prized Tarpon, who is also on the target list for Captain Mark Chard. The techniques used on this trip are tried and tested, light and heavy tackle, along with exciting bowfishing. All the required equipment is provided by the charter operators. The equipment is high-quality Shimano gear, ensuring you can focus on fishing 100%.
Children are more than welcome on this charter, as Captain Mark is excellent at teaching the basics to little anglers. Children under the age of 5 are not allowed on this charter. Customers are allowed to keep their catch, though it depends on the seasonality and the fish caught. Live bait is provided free of charge for use. Clients are also advised to bring sunscreen and polarized sunglasses, as the sun can get quite hot above the emerald waters of Florida.
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Pathfinder (Bay boat) originally built in 2021. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.
Types of Fishing
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.
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 Captain Mark Chard Inc.
- $400 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
- $400 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
- $600 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
- $800 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
- Live Bait Well
- Wireless Trolling Motor
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle
- Live Bait
- Catch cleaning & filleting
- Drinks (Water and Ice)
- Fishing License
- Inshore Fishing
- Nearshore Fishing
- Flats Fishing
- Backcountry Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Heavy Tackle
- Grouper (Goliath)
- Snapper (Mangrove)
- Spotted Seatrout