Captain
Travis Rupe

Member since January 2015 Placida, United States
Background
Captain Travis, Owner of Skinny Water Adventures has over 25,000 hours of fishing experience and has fished for & caught nearly every fish species in the state of Florida. He specializes in inshore fishing, especially the Redfish and Snook, as well as Speckled Trout. That being said, Capt. Travis is very flexible and will target what you prefer.
Techniques
Skinny Water Adventures covers all fishing techniques from live bait to fly fishing and beginners to Pros

Hey, I'm Captain Travis Rupe

Placida, United States
Background
Captain Travis, Owner of Skinny Water Adventures has over 25,000 hours of fishing experience and has fished for & caught nearly every fish species in the state of Florida. He specializes in inshore fishing, especially the Redfish and Snook, as well as Speckled Trout. That being said, Capt. Travis is very flexible and will target what you prefer.
Techniques
Skinny Water Adventures covers all fishing techniques from live bait to fly fishing and beginners to Pros
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Skinny Waters Adventures

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Skinny Waters Adventures – Punta Gorda

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Fishing Reports

Reds, Reds and more Reds

June 10, 2020

The Redfish bite is insane. With the little bit of rain we have been having it has cooled the water temp down a few degrees and the reds are loving it. We have been averaging 11 to 20 reds… Read Full Report →


The big fish are hungry March madness.

March 18, 2019

The snook, redfish and jacks are hungry with this March madness there is no shortage of excitement. Read Full Report →


Reds of plenty

December 15, 2016

Reds Reds and more Reds. redfish bite is still hot, snook, trout and flounder are also on the menu. Read Full Report →


Lots and lots of reds

December 13, 2016

The red fish are on fire and there's no shortage of fish during the day. 5 minutes into the morning our first fish was a 27 and a half inch red fish and several more Reds to follow many… Read Full Report →


There's nothing better than a kid fishin

December 11, 2016

There is nothing better than getting a kid out there fishing and making great memories. This charter was filled with fish and plenty of smiles Read Full Report →


Reds for dinner

June 20, 2016

It was Non-Stop fish after fish. Red Fish, snook, trout and baby tarpon. We started out the morning with some good snook action then moved to the back water for the redfish and tarpon. Read Full Report →


A bit of mothers day red fishing

May 08, 2016

These 2 great ladies were a blast to have on the boat and they caught several Reds and Snook. Read Full Report →


Great Clients and many of firsts

May 03, 2015

clients have never been fishing and had many firsts on this trip, they call it snook, redfish, trout, tarpon and mangrove snapper also a few jack crevalle Read Full Report →


A little night snook fishing

April 25, 2015

Lots of keeper snook and some mosters 42" in the picture. All caught on live bait and released Read Full Report →


Huge Snook are hungry!!!

April 17, 2015

Clients caught over 30 snook today and a monster 40" that will never be forgotten. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.89
out of 5 stars from 73 reviews
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Good experience
98%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
92%
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Aaron M.
Mohnton, PA
 5.00
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Half day trip with Captain Travis Rupe

VERIFIED   February 19, 2020
Had an awesome half day on a great boat, collected seven red drum and a small snook, all catch and release. Would recommend...
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Nina L.
Greendale, IN
 5.00
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6 hour Tarpon trip

VERIFIED   May 2, 2020
Captain Travis did an amazing job!  He not only took us to some great fishing locations, but he also went above and beyond...
Nina L. recommends Skinny Waters Adventures – Punta Gorda
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Donald W.
New York, NY
 5.00
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  June 17, 2020
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  June 15, 2020
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Gregory C.
South Bend, IN
 5.00
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Two hour trip

VERIFIED   March 12, 2020
Captain very helpful and knowledgeable about fishing the flats and back waters.  Excellent two hour trip for those wishing...
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