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Best Fishing Guides in Naples
2021

Why These Fishing Guides?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored Naples Fishing Guides on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 2. Qualifications

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 4. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Read more about our selection process

A&B Charters

Since 1977, A & B Charters has provided fishing charters, sport fishing charters, and deep sea fishing trips in Naples and Marco Island. All boats are new, comfortable, and equipped with all necessary USCG safety equipment. The fleet can accommodate large groups, small groups, and split groups upon request. All bait, tackle, ice, coolers and fishing licenses/permits are included but feel free to bring a rod, water, and lunch for the day.

Naples, FL 34102

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Fishing Solves Everything

Owned and operated by Captain Glen, Fishing Solves Everything offers fishing excursions (with an emphasis on backwater fishing) sightseeing, bird watching, eco-tours and shelling trips. Tours take place in the waters of Marco Island, Naples, Goodland, the 10,000 Islands and Everglades National Park. Custom trips and trips tailored to children are available. Booked excursions include bait, tackle, and ice. Captain Glen holds a USCG Captain’s License, is fully insured, and certified in adult and child CPR, First Aid and AED.

Goodland, FL 34140

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Fishybizness Charters, LLC

Fishybizness Charters, LLC operates out of Naples and provides chartered backwater, offshore, and sightseeing fishing excursions. Captains Kevin Condon and Vic Vazquez are both USCG certified and have combined fishing experience that totals over 50 years. The Fishybizness vessel can accommodate up to six people and has many modern amenities to ensure a comfortable trip. The team provides all tackle and licenses. Any fish caught on open water will be filleted, cleaned and bagged.

Naples, FL 34102

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Island Anglers Fishing Charters

Located in Naples, FL, Island Anglers Fishing Charters provides clients with charter boat and fishing expeditions in the Everglades and points across southwest Florida. The company, which focuses on shallow-water fly fishing, provides all bait and tackle for each fishing expedition, and fuel and marina costs are also included. All guides are licensed and insured, and the Island Anglers crew handles cleaning, bagging, and icing of fish once boats return to the dock.

6156 Everett St
Naples, FL 34140

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Naples Extreme Family Fun Spot

Naples Extreme Family Fun Spot has been offering backwater and offshore fishing cruises since 2003. Each charter includes boat rental, a licensed Captain, fuel, bait and tackle, and fishing permits. Monthly specials are available online, and a ten percent military discount is always available. Extreme Family Fun Spot was voted number one by Naples Daily News in watersports rentals and additionally rents out boats, bikes, Segways, kayaks, and paddleboards.

Naples, FL 34102

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Say What Fishing Charters

Say What Charters is owned and operated by Captain Alex Garland. Captain Alex has fished the Gulf of Mexico for over twenty years and concentrates on Nearwater and Backwater trips in the Southeastern Gulf of Mexico. All boat rates include rods, reels, tackle, ice, federal and state fishing permits, and cleaning of all fish. The fishing vessel "Say What" is equipped with all proper USCG safety compliances, a full bathroom, and covered cabin seating. Captain Alex holds USCG qualifications and is also a member of the North Atlantic Charter Boat Operators Association, a member of the Coastal Conservation Association, and the Marco Island Charter Captains Association. Say What Charters is recommended on Trip Advisor.

Marco Island, FL 34145

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