Captain
Jeff Watkins

Member since July 2016 Placida, United States
Background
Captain Jeff is a top rated Boca Grande fishing guide, he grew up locally and has been fishing the waters of Boca Grande, Charlotte Harbor, Lemon Bay, Pine Island Sound, and The Gulf Of Mexico all his life. Therefore he knows these waters like the back of his hand and specializes in providing fun engaging fishing charters and above all making lifelong memories. If you are looking for a day on the water you will remember for years to come, look no further. Choose Captain Jeff as your Boca Grande Fishing Guide. Captain Jeff's objective is to give you the best fishing experience possible, and a great time out on our beautiful waters. He is a US Coast Guard Licensed Captain, insured, and also one of only a few Captains in the area that possess NOAA Federal Reef & Pelagic fishing permits which allow you to legally fish in federal waters which is past 9 miles . I look forward to putting my years of experience to work for you!
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Hey, I'm Captain Jeff Watkins

Placida, United States
Background
Captain Jeff is a top rated Boca Grande fishing guide, he grew up locally and has been fishing the waters of Boca Grande, Charlotte Harbor, Lemon Bay, Pine Island Sound, and The Gulf Of Mexico all his life. Therefore he knows these waters like the back of his hand and specializes in providing fun engaging fishing charters and above all making lifelong memories. If you are looking for a day on the water you will remember for years to come, look no further. Choose Captain Jeff as your Boca Grande Fishing Guide. Captain Jeff's objective is to give you the best fishing experience possible, and a great time out on our beautiful waters. He is a US Coast Guard Licensed Captain, insured, and also one of only a few Captains in the area that possess NOAA Federal Reef & Pelagic fishing permits which allow you to legally fish in federal waters which is past 9 miles . I look forward to putting my years of experience to work for you!
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Anchors Away Charters – Offshore

23 reviews
Placida
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trips from $550

Anchors Away Charters – Inshore

Placida
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trips from $300

Fishing Reports

Offshore Fishing

July 27, 2020

It’s been a hot one here in Placida Florida and so has the offshore fishing with Boca Grande Offshore Fishing Charters. Red Snapper season is coming to a close Aug 1st and their is still plenty of fish to… Read Full Report →


Offshore Fishing

May 03, 2020

Fishing is on fire here in Placida Florida The Boca Grande Offshore Fishing Charters have been off the charts with Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, and much more. Are 6 & 8 hr offshore trips 25 + miles are yielding the… Read Full Report →


Inshore Fishing

May 01, 2020

The inshore Placida Fishing Charters have been very consistent as well. Summer is on it’s way here in Boca Grande Florida and the water temps are getting hot and so is the fishing, Snook, Trout, and Redfish have all… Read Full Report →


Boca Grande/Placida Fishing Report

February 26, 2020

Fishing is on fire here in Placida Florida The Boca Grande Offshore Charters have been off the charts with Grouper, Snapper, Cobia, and much more. Triple Tail are here and all over the crab traps out in the Gulf.… Read Full Report →


Offshore Fishing

September 28, 2019

If Your Looking For Non Stop Action Then An Offshore Trip Is For You. This Trip Was A 6 Hr Trip With 4 People And We Caught Well Over 150 Fish And Bought Just Enough Back For A Few… Read Full Report →


Inshore Fishing

September 25, 2019

Inshore Fishing Is On Fire. Redfish & Snook Fishing Is The Best I Have Seen In Yrs. Closed For Harvesting But A Blast To Catch. Yesterday’s Trip With Two People We Caught 14 Redfish & 10 Snook and That… Read Full Report →


2019 Starting Out Strong

January 01, 2019

The fish are biting. Redfish, Snook, Trout on the inshore side have been on fire. With the negative low tides this time of year and having the right boat to run the skinny backwater you are in for a… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.99
out of 5 stars from 23 reviews
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6 hour offshore
6 hour offshore
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
91%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
96%
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Venetta J.
Alafaya, FL
 5.00
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4 Hour Trip

VERIFIED   August 13, 2020
We had a wonderful time on our 4 hour trip. Captain Jeff was kind, thoughtful, and made sure we had a wonderful time. We caught...
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Chris H.
Bissell, IL
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VERIFIED   July 14, 2020
Amazing, captain!
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Fort Myers, Florida
 5.00
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GREAT EXPERIENCE

May 5, 2018
My two sons and I did a combination trip. 4 hr inshore/back country & a 4hr nearshore all in the same day. On the inshore...
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Mandy B.
Rockford, MI
 5.00
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6 hour offshore

VERIFIED   April 16, 2019
Both Capt Jeff & his first mate were fantastic. Kept us updated on the weather conditions & answered any questions...
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Clinton R.
Englewood, FL
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Offshore trip with Captain Jeff

VERIFIED   March 24, 2019
Three generations including one six year old had a great trip with Captain Jeff. The fish were plentiful offshore and Captain...
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