Captain
Jim Conant

Member since January 2015

Matlacha, United States

Background
Captain Jim Conant started running guided fishing trips after retiring from the army, and now runs a successful business taking tourists and veterans around the beautiful Florida waters in search of great fish. Captain Jim truly loves guiding, and enjoys nothing more than helping people land their first fish and kindling their passion for the sport.
Techniques
Captain Jim likes using live bait such as Shrimp, Whitebait, Pinfish or cut baits, along with a handful of top water and mid-water lures.

Hey, I'm Captain Jim Conant

Matlacha, United States
Background
Captain Jim Conant started running guided fishing trips after retiring from the army, and now runs a successful business taking tourists and veterans around the beautiful Florida waters in search of great fish. Captain Jim truly loves guiding, and enjoys nothing more than helping people land their first fish and kindling their passion for the sport.
Techniques
Captain Jim likes using live bait such as Shrimp, Whitebait, Pinfish or cut baits, along with a handful of top water and mid-water lures.
Angler's Choice
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My Charter Listings

Matlacha
trips from
US$ 150

Fishing Reports

Tarpon, Grouper Cobia

March 25, 2017

25 March 2017 Tarpon, Grouper, sheep and Trout It’s been two weeks since my last report and during that period we have been on quite a few different species and having to work harder to find them or get… Read Full Report →


Fishing North winds and fronts

October 27, 2016

Fishing North winds and fronts I was out fishing with a friend yesterday as the first real cold front really blew through SW Florida. Fishing was tough and I knew it would be but, it was the only time… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

4.78 out of 5 stars from 9 reviews

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Went fishing on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Although we didn’t catch as many as we hoped we had a blast. Jim did a great job moving us around to catch what we did.

Boat was great

Fished June 2017

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Went fishing on Monday, June 19, 2017

Chartered the trip with my grandson who wanted to catch Red Fish. He caught 6. Capt JImbo knows what he is doing, knows where to find the fish, and was great with my 14 year old grandson.

Fished June 2017

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Jim Conant (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Paul it was my pleasure taking you and your grandson fishing. I truly enjoy getting kids to catch some nice fish.


Went fishing on Sunday, May 28, 2017

Started early to beat the heat. Capt is very friendly and knowledgeable. always want to catch more fish but we were in the big ones but had several breakoffs. would definitely fish with him when in the area again. thanks for a great trip!

Fished May 2017

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Jim Conant (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, May 30, 2017

It was my pleasure taking you and your wife out and thank you for your business.


Went fishing on Saturday, April 29, 2017

Captain was great. Boat was perfect. Knew where to catch the fish. Would highly recommend

Fished April 2017

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Jim Conant (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, May 1, 2017

It was fun. Glad y’all won your tournament


Went fishing on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Captain Jim took us out on a nearshore fishing charter and we all had a great time.  The boat was like brand new and Captain knew the area very well and was very knowledgeable overall.  I recommend this trip to others looking for an alternative to deep sea fishing.

Fished April 2017

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Jim Conant (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Thank you for your review. It was my pleasure taking you all out and having fun.

Went fishing on Thursday, April 13, 2017

Fished April 2017

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Jim Conant (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, April 13, 2017

It was a great day for Noah and son Hank.


Went fishing on Monday, December 26, 2016

Great experience, had a blast.  Honor to fish with a Army Veteran.

Fished December 2016

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Jim Conant (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, December 29, 2016

It was my pleasure taking Rex out.

Went fishing on Tuesday, March 15, 2016

Jim was very knowledgeable and showed us a great time we had a variety of catches. Jim knows where the fish are at will go again next trip down

Fished March 2016

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Jim Conant (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, March 17, 2016

It was my pleasure taking y’all out. See ya next year.

Went fishing on Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Very knowledgeable, friendly Captain. Caught a lot fish, biggest were Reds 25-30” and a lot of Snapper. Was a cool December morning… we had a great time and will use Jimbos Charter gain.

Fished December 2015

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