Captain
Jim Conant

Member since January 2015 Cape Coral, 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

Cape Coral, 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.
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Fishing Reports

Summer time is great Red fishing time.

September 02, 2019

SW Florida summers is a slow time for clients to come down here. It's HOT! But if we get out early in the morning you could have a morning just like this video. Read Full Report →


Red dawn

August 30, 2019

Red dawn Red fish have been biting early before the water temps and afternoon storms arrive. Read Full Report →


Red dawn Red fish

August 30, 2019

Red dawn Red fish have been biting early before the water temps and afternoon storms arrive Read Full Report →


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

Rating Summary
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4.85
out of 5 stars from 51 reviews
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Half day trip with Jimbo.
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Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
89%
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Curt G.
Cincinnati, OH
 5.00
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Half Day Inshore Guys Trip

VERIFIED   December 18, 2018
Had a great time fishing with my Father-in-law and Brother-in-law. Capt. Jim was excellent put us on the fish. His boat is...
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Brent G.
Detroit, MI
 4.33
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Half day of fishing with Captain Jim

VERIFIED   April 1, 2019
Captain Jim was very attentive in the days leading up to our trip and gave clear and accurate directions where to meet him...
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Linda M.
Cape Coral, FL
 5.00
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half-day trip with Captain Jimbo

VERIFIED   November 19, 2018
We had a wonderful time. Everybody caught fish that we could keep, and we threw back the ones that were too small. Captain...
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Thomas S.
Cape Coral, Florida
 5.00
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Nice trip

VERIFIED   NEW  August 22, 2019
Had a Good Time with Jim. Unfortunately unlucky with the Fishing Spots. Fish did not bite or were catfish. But a Good Trip...
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Dino P.
Fort Myers, FL
 5.00
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Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   February 7, 2019
My father and I booked Jimbo for an afternoon trip. What a day! We planned to go for red fish but asked Jim if we could try...
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