Saltwater Spoiled Fishing - Placida

Saltwater Spoiled Fishing Charters takes you fishing out of Placida and Boca Grande. There is a variety of fish to catch here and you’ll have a lot of fun no matter how skilled you are. Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, King Mackerel, Snapper, Grouper, and the list goes on – join Capt. Ron and have a blast.

Capt. Ron has been an angler his whole life. He loves fishing Florida waters and will make sure you have a great day on the water. Over the years, he’s put numerous repeat customers on fish. Have a look at the photos of his fishing trips and you will see why so many anglers choose to fish with him.

You will be fishing from a 25’ Carolina Skiff center console powered by a 150 HP Suzuki 4-stroke engine. She can take up to 6 anglers. The boat is equipped with GPS and a fishfinder, has a live bait well, an ice box, and a trolling motor.

Trip rates cover rods, reels, tackle, live bait, lures, as well as a fishing license. You will find cold water onboard, but need to bring your own food and beverages. When packing for the trip, remember to bring sun block, a hat, sunglasses, and a camera.

There are multiple spots around here where you can get excellent fish. Stay inshore or scout around the flats to get big Snook or head to nearshore reefs and chase Snapper and Grouper. You can also enjoy the scenery and probably see some dolphins along the way.

Placida fishing trips with Ron are easily accessible from Naples. He can also accommodate anglers who want to fish out of Boca Grande. The captain runs trips out of Punta Gorda and Englewood as well.

Invite your friends and hop onboard. Captain Ron will work to turn your trip into a lasting memory!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $600
    This full day trip will let you target nearshore Snapper and Grouper or inshore Snook, Trout, and Redfish. If the weather's fine, you can also choose to do a bit of both! The gear is supplied onboard. Pack snacks, drinks, a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, and a camera. There is cold water onboard.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $500
    This six hour trip will let you decide whether you want to explore inshore water or chase nearshore species. Or even better, do both! Redfish, Snook, Trout, and Tarpon are biting inshore, while further out you can get Snapper and Grouper. The gear is supplied onboard, along with live bait. You should bring food and drinks, sun protection, and a camera.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $400
    This trip is great for people who don't want to be out all day long. You will have enough time to stay either inshore and target Snook, Redfish, Trout, and Tarpon, or head nearshore to troll for Mackerel and bottom fish for Snapper and Grouper. Trip rates include bait, fishing gear, and tackle. Bring food, drinks, sun protection, and a camera.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $400
    Spend the afternoon fishing with your friends and family. You can choose whether you want to fish inshore or head nearshore. Inshore waters hold Redfish, Snook, Trout, and many more, while further out you can get Mackerel, Snapper, and Grouper. The trip includes fishing gear, tackle, and bait. Pack food, drinks, sun protection, and a camera.
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About the Captain

Ronald Jones
Placida, Florida, United States
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192 Customer Reviews
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Member since December 2017
I have been fishing since I was a little guy. I have fished all over the Midwest and part of Canada. When I moved to Florida with my wife and children, I couldn't wait to get back to fishing. Once I caught my first big saltwater fish I was hooked, truly spoiled for saltwater fishing. I love taking people out for a good time of fishing or just swimming on the sand flats or beaches and some dolphin viewing. I love to share in that fish of a lifetime experience with people.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Redfish Redfish
Snapper (Lane) Snapper (Lane)
Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel

Boat Specs

Carolina Skiff (Center console) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 150HP Suzuki 4-stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
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 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
PayPal

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Customer Reviews

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Catch intended fish
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4hr Morning Trip with Captain Ron

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on April 26, 2021
Had a great time on our first charter this morning! Our original plan was to try n catch something to bring home and fish....
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Fishing with Ronald

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on December 29, 2020
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Fishing with Ronald

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on October 13, 2020
Captain Ron was prepared and ready for the unexpected. He is fun and makes you feel at ease. He went above and beyond to sure...
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3/4 DAY GULF FISHING

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on June 10, 2020
We ask for a trip to catch eating fish and that is what we got .....many grouper and grunts which were great eating!
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FAQs about Saltwater Spoiled Fishing - Placida

Saltwater Spoiled Fishing - Placida offers the following trips to customers:
  • $400 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $400 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $500 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $600 per group, additional $75 per person after 4 guests - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Saltwater Spoiled Fishing - Placida, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor (the Riptide Ulterra is like my first mate. )
  • Ice Box (It is a cooler, what more can you say.)

Trips booked with Saltwater Spoiled Fishing - Placida include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Cold water provided.)
  • Fishing License

Saltwater Spoiled Fishing - Placida offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Flats Fishing

Saltwater Spoiled Fishing - Placida offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Saltwater Spoiled Fishing - Placida include:
  • Cobia
  • Flounder
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Redfish
  • Snapper (Lane)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snook
  • Spanish Mackerel