Captain
Robert Johnson

Member since June 2018 Everglades City, United States
Background
I was born and raised in the Everglades area, learning how to fish and hunt from my father and grandfather. My earliest memories are of spending time in the Ten Thousand Islands with my family, visiting the old hermit who lived on the islands, while fishing and blue crabbing. I eventually started operating an airboat in the waters around Everglades City and then married into a local family whose ancestors are pioneers of these islands. Being around the water as a child, and as an adult, has allowed me to broaden my knowledge of fishing which led to my current career as a Licensed Charter Captain. There is nothing better than spending time on the water fishing and sightseeing in one of the worlds most beautiful national parks. Join me on a guided charter excursion in the Everglades National Park and Ten Thousands Islands.
Techniques
We will be fishing with light tackle while in the back country and inshore around the islands. Offshore fishing with heavy tackle around structures, lights and wrecks. We will use hard and soft baits as well as live bait such as shrimp, crabs and any live bait we catch throwing a cast net.

Hey, I'm Captain Robert Johnson

Everglades City, United States
Background
I was born and raised in the Everglades area, learning how to fish and hunt from my father and grandfather. My earliest memories are of spending time in the Ten Thousand Islands with my family, visiting the old hermit who lived on the islands, while fishing and blue crabbing. I eventually started operating an airboat in the waters around Everglades City and then married into a local family whose ancestors are pioneers of these islands. Being around the water as a child, and as an adult, has allowed me to broaden my knowledge of fishing which led to my current career as a Licensed Charter Captain. There is nothing better than spending time on the water fishing and sightseeing in one of the worlds most beautiful national parks. Join me on a guided charter excursion in the Everglades National Park and Ten Thousands Islands.
Techniques
We will be fishing with light tackle while in the back country and inshore around the islands. Offshore fishing with heavy tackle around structures, lights and wrecks. We will use hard and soft baits as well as live bait such as shrimp, crabs and any live bait we catch throwing a cast net.
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Waterboy Charters

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(16 reviews)
Everglades City
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 16 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Half day with Captain Bobby
Half day with Captain Bobby
Half day with Captain Bobby
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
93%
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George A.
Holiday, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Inshore fishing with Captain Bobby

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip on May 14, 2022
We had a great time with Captain Bobby. He is personable, encouraging and a good teacher. He made everything very easy and...
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Robert S.
Kissimmee, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half Day Trip with Captain Bobby/Waterboy Charters

VERIFIED   1/2 Day Trip AM on December 28, 2021
Great morning of fishing. We caught four sea trout, black drum, catfish, ladyfish, puffer, and lots of mangrove snappers. Capt...
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Thomas B.
Cedar Rapids, IA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Perfect day in Chokoloskee

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on October 5, 2021
Had a great day with Captain Bobby on 10/5/21. I’ve fished with at least a score of guides across the country, Canada and...
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James D.
West Linn, OR
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent Time with Capt. Bobby!

VERIFIED   1/2 Day Trip PM on November 14, 2021
Capt. Bobby’s communication from booking through the end of the trip was just excellent.  Highly knowledgeable of the Glades...
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Michael P.
Dabneys, VA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Everglades tip with Capt. Bobby

VERIFIED   1/2 Day Trip AM on February 11, 2022
My buddy and I had a great half-day trip with Capt. Bobby.  He put us on fish and we enjoyed the experience.  It wasn’t...
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