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

October fishing is on fire!

October 17, 2019

Red fish have been on fire this month. And when the sharks start taking our catches we go and get revenge on them. Read Full Report →


Fishing Report 27 September 2019

September 26, 2019

27 September 2019 Reds are schooling A lot of scouting and exploring. Red fish have been schooling pretty darn good lately. Big bulls are closer to the passes while nice slot sizes are everywhere else. This last week I… Read Full Report →


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 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

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4.85
out of 5 stars from 60 reviews
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Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Murl O.
Cape Coral, FL
 5.00
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Half a day trip with Captain Jim

VERIFIED   June 18, 2019
Good trip tough conditions some weather issues but Captain Jim sure we were safe and caught enough Snapper for dinner. Also...
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Jeffrey H.
Roanoke, VA
 5.00
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Morning trip with Jimbo

VERIFIED   June 23, 2019
Had a great morning. Despite tough conditions, he put us on redfish and snook. He knows the waters and the quarry very well....
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Adam P.
Hammond, WI
 5.00
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Great trip

VERIFIED   February 11, 2019
My father in law and I went out with Captain Jim. We had a great time and caught a ton of fish. I can’t wait to get back...
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Chris K.
Le Roy, NY
 5.00
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4 hour morning trip with Jimbo

VERIFIED   March 7, 2019
Had a great time. Caught a bunch of fish,  even with tough weather conditions. Would highly recommend.  I will ...
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Charley V.
Cape Coral, FL
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Even bigger

VERIFIED   August 8, 2018
The one that got away was even bigger…really! Capt. Jimbo was great. He knows the lay of the waters like the pro he is....
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