Captain
Blake Matherly

Member since August 2014

Fort Myers, United States

Background
Captain Blake got hooked on fishing with his dad as a young boy, and never looked back. With more than 30 years of experience behind him, he's become a real expert in the craft and is always willing to pass on the knowledge he's learned. Light tackle fishing in shallow waters is his specialty and favorite pastime, be it regular spinning or fly fishing.
Techniques
Shallow water sight casting for Snook, Redfish, Trout and Tarpon. Conventional Spinning or Fly Fishing.

Hey, I'm Captain Blake Matherly

Fort Myers, United States
Background
Captain Blake got hooked on fishing with his dad as a young boy, and never looked back. With more than 30 years of experience behind him, he's become a real expert in the craft and is always willing to pass on the knowledge he's learned. Light tackle fishing in shallow waters is his specialty and favorite pastime, be it regular spinning or fly fishing.
Techniques
Shallow water sight casting for Snook, Redfish, Trout and Tarpon. Conventional Spinning or Fly Fishing.

My Charter Listings

Flats Fish’r Charters - Fort Myers

Fort Myers
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Flats Fish’r Charters - Sanibel

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Fishing Reports

April Fishing Report

April 19, 2016

April is one of the best months of the year. Waters are warming and fish are hungry. Did a lot of sight casting with fly fishing guys and gals along with lots of spinning gear. Snook are coming out… Read Full Report →


April Fishing Report

April 15, 2016

April is a great month to fish on the Southwest Florida Coast. Waters are warming, snook are hungry and getting ready for spawning in May and the weather is just perfect. Numerous trips this month produced lots of Trout,… Read Full Report →


Sanibel Florida Fishing Report

February 14, 2015

Sanibel and Fort Myers Florida Fishing report for last week in February is mixed with Snook, Redfish, Trout and Pompano. Even though we had a couple of cold fronts attack us from the north, we still managed to get… Read Full Report →


Fort Myers February Fishing Report

February 14, 2015

Sanibel and Fort Myers Florida Fishing report for last week in February is mixed with Snook, Redfish, Trout and Pompano. Even though we had a couple of cold fronts attack us from the north, we still managed to get… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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5.00
out of 5 stars from 12 reviews
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Appropriate for children
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Thomas Johnson
Orlando, FL
 5.00
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Half day trip with Capt. Blake

VERIFIED   April 17, 2018
My husband and I had the best fishing time with Capt. Blake.  He’s a top notch professional fishing guide. ...
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Jeff Camp
Auburn Hills, Michigan
 5.00
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Half Day trip

VERIFIED   May 11, 2018
Jeff Camp recommends Flats Fish’r Charters - Sanibel
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Christopher Byrnes
Brandon, Florida
 5.00
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January fishing trip

VERIFIED   January 12, 2018
Christopher Byrnes recommends Flats Fish’r Charters - Fort Myers
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Michael Gigliotti
Houston, Texas
 5.00
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Many Trips with Captain Blake

March 21, 2017
I have fished about 10 times with Captain Blake and I can safely say that he is my favorite fishing guide I’ve ever fished...
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Full Days and Half Days with Capt. Blake

April 18, 2017
I have been fishing with Blake for years & it has always been an awesome experience.  We have always targeted snook...
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