Captain
Jeff Zellers

Member since January 2019 Chokoloskee, United States
Background
"I've been on the water all my life. I love fishing and love taking customers fishing." Capt. Jeff is a licensed fishing guide and an avid outdoorsman. He has been fishing since the age of 5. He spends his winters in the Florida Everglades, where he guides fishing charters in the backcountry, seeking out Seatrout, Redfish, and Snook. After that he heads to the Florida Keys to put clients on Permit and Tarpon in the spring. He is joined by his wife Beth, son Theo and daughter Lila wherever the tides take them.
Techniques
Inshore fishing, with spinning rod/reels

Hey, I'm Captain Jeff Zellers

Chokoloskee, United States
Background
"I've been on the water all my life. I love fishing and love taking customers fishing." Capt. Jeff is a licensed fishing guide and an avid outdoorsman. He has been fishing since the age of 5. He spends his winters in the Florida Everglades, where he guides fishing charters in the backcountry, seeking out Seatrout, Redfish, and Snook. After that he heads to the Florida Keys to put clients on Permit and Tarpon in the spring. He is joined by his wife Beth, son Theo and daughter Lila wherever the tides take them.
Techniques
Inshore fishing, with spinning rod/reels
Anglers Choice
Verified

My Charter Listings

Tight Lines Charters

3 reviews
Chokoloskee
In demand!
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trips from $450

Tight Lines Charter – Keys

8 reviews
Big Pine Key
In demand!
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trips from $350

Fishing Reports

Sharks, sharks, sharks!

February 15, 2020

Catching lots of spinner and blacktips on our shark trips. Come wrestle one of your own! Read Full Report →


Shark trip

February 15, 2020

Catching nice sharks! Multipe hook ups and a great variety!! Read Full Report →


Filling the box!

February 15, 2020

Fishing has been great! Come fish 10,000 islands, take home fish for dinner, and enjoy a super day on the water!! Read Full Report →


Catching some nice fish!

February 14, 2020

Come on down to the ‘glades and get in on the action! Read Full Report →


Lots of fish!

February 01, 2020

We are having some great days of fishing. Come join the fun! Read Full Report →


Catching a vatiety of fish

January 25, 2020

Had a great family trip that we caught a variety of fish. Reds, trout, mackeral, bluefish, sharks and more. Read Full Report →


Book your Tarpon trip now!

January 24, 2020

Tarpon fishing dates are fill up quickly. Book your date now, to reserve your preferred date. Read Full Report →


Shark Trips

January 20, 2020

We have had sucessfull Shark trips. We are getting a number of runs and catching mutiple sharks. Lots of Blacktip and Bull sharks typically ranging between 3 - 6 feet long. Read Full Report →


Catching lots of fish!

January 18, 2020

Come out and fish 10,000 islands. We’ve been having some great days on the water. Read Full Report →


Great Bite!

January 04, 2020

We catching lots of redfish, snook, trout, snapper and sharks on trips! Come out and enjoy a super day of fishing in Everglades National Park/10,000 islands!! Read Full Report →


Shark trips

October 30, 2019

Now offering shark trips. We catch multiple species of sharks. All ages of anglers welcome. Read Full Report →


Book your April and May Tarpon Charter n

October 29, 2019

Dates fill up fast, book your preferred date now. Read Full Report →


Hookin up!!!!

May 01, 2019

Come catch the biggest fish of your lifetime! Don’t wait, life is short!! You deserve it!! Read Full Report →


Catching tarpon every trip!

April 29, 2019

Come have an exciting day of Tarpon fishing! Read Full Report →


Come catch a Tarpon!

April 24, 2019

We are hooking up to lots of big tarpon. Come try it for yourself, it is an awesome time. The fish are only here for a few more weeks before they are gone! Read Full Report →


Catching Big Tarpon!!

April 22, 2019

Come on out aboard Tight Line Charters and catch the fish of a lifetime! Fishing for monster tarpon at Bahia Honda bridge is an experience like no other. Come check it out for yourself. Read the reviews. You won’t… Read Full Report →


Catching big Tarpon!

April 14, 2019

The Tarpon bite has been great!! We are getting multiple hooks ups per trip and leadering/landing fish on most. Come out and have a memorable day fishing for the elusive Silver king at the Bahia Honda Bridge. Wrestling huge… Read Full Report →


Tarpon bite is heating up!

April 09, 2019

The tarpon bite is heating up. Book your charter while there is still availability. We are getting multiple hook ups every trip. Come out and catch your own silver king! Read Full Report →


Tarpon are here!!

April 05, 2019

We are catching tarpon!! Book your trip now before availability is gone. Read Full Report →


Book your tarpon trip now before it's to

March 06, 2019

Book your trips while dates are still available!! My prices are some of the best!! Take advantage now and catch the silver king of your dreams!! Read Full Report →


Tarpon season is coming soon!

March 01, 2019

Book your trip now and reserve your dates before its too late!!! Dates and availability fill up fast. Read Full Report →


Catching great vatiety of fish

March 01, 2019

The weather has been great and we are catching alot of different fish.! Read Full Report →


Great bite!

January 20, 2019

Fishing has been great! Lots of redfish and snook, and more and more trout and sheepshead everyday as the water temps cool. Come get in on the action! Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.88
out of 5 stars from 11 reviews
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
73%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
91%
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Rudy D.
Stratford, CT
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Half Day Fishing with Captain Jeff Zellers

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Captain Jeff brought us on the best light tackle fishing trip adventure you always dream about. We immediately starting to...
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United States
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Half day fishing with Captain Jeff & Tight Line Charters

VERIFIED   May 4, 2019
I’ve always wanted to catch a large tarpon. In planning a trip to south FL with the family I wanted to include a fishing...
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Edward D.
Danville, PA
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VERIFIED   April 13, 2019
I wanted my wife to experience the thrill of hooking up on a Tarpon. We booked a half day morning trip with Captain Jeff Sellers...
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Chuck N.
Naples, Florida
 5.00
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Full day awesome experience with Captain Jeff

VERIFIED   March 29, 2019
Jeff was very experienced, professional with all the appropriate equipment. We caught targeted fish at all our stops. When...
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Tyler R.
Springboro, OH
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Half Day Trip with Capt. Jeff

VERIFIED   May 6, 2019
Awesome experience! We had 4 solid hook ups and 2 short hits, totaling 6 in 4 hours. All fish were 60”+ trophies. Jeff is...
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