Captain Jim Fortman offers guided backwater fishing charters and captain services in the Ten Thousand Islands, Wiggins Pass, and off the beaches of Naples, Florida. He also offers Educational Eco-tours of Naples and the Ten Thousand Islands, and captain services from your vessel. All Licensing, Fishing Gear, and Ice provided for up to 4 Anglers. Upon return, all fish will be cleaned to customers satisfaction and stored in ziplock bag for transport.
Backwater Guided Fishing Charters in the Ten Thousand Islands – Launching from the beautiful Port of the Islands Resort and Marina. You or your party of 4 will experience some of the best fishing in Florida. Common catches include Redfish, Snook, Black Drum, Trout, Shark, and Tarpon. Fishing rods, bait, Tackle, and licensing included.
5 Hour Half Day Backwater Charter in The Ten Thousand Islands 7 a.m. – $500.
4 Hour Half Day Backwater Charter in The Ten Thousand Islands 1 p.m. – $450
3/4 Day 7 Hour Backwater Charter in The Ten Thousand Islands – $650
Full Day 9 Hour Backwater Fishing Charter in The Ten Thousand Islands – $850
Bird Watching and Eco-Tours in The Ten Thousand Islands – Launching from the beautiful Port of the Islands Resort and Marina. A photographer’s delight. You are most likely to see and photograph White and Rosie Ibis, White and Rosie Spoonbills, Pelicans, Snowy Egrets, Great Egrets, Great Blue Heron, Green Heron, Osprey, Florida Cormorants, and American Bald Eagle. In addition, manatee, dolphin, and alligators are abundant. Forward Bow Platform is sizable and perfect for your tripod photography. Includes a beautiful landing on a secluded island for beach walks and shelling.
4 Hour Bird Watching and Beach Walk Eco-Tours in The Ten Thousand Islands $350
Naples, Florida – Launching from the Cocohatchee River Park. You or your party of 4 will experience Wiggins Pass, the Southern end of Estero Bay, and the near-shore reefs. Common catches include Mackerel, Trout, Shark, Kingfish, Snook, and Redfish. Fishing rods, bait, Tackle, and licensing included. *Snook, Redfish, and Sea Trout are now catch and release only, in this area, until May 2021. These restrictions DO NOT apply to my Port of the Islands location.*
Half Day 4 HourBackwater Charter in Naples, FL – $450
3/4 Day 6 Hour Backwater Charter in Naples,FL – $600
Full Day 8 Hour Backwater Charter in Naples,FL – $800
*Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday only*
$$$$ Please Ask About Discounted Rates $$$$
*Discounts offered to Active Duty Military, First Responders, and Veterans, with proper identification.
For more information or to book your charter, please call
Captain Jim Fortman at 239-325-7109
or email Jstickum@gmail.com