Charters and Rates

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We offer a full range of charter services as well as accommodations.  Fishing Charters include all applicable licenses, fishing rods, tackle, bait, cooler full of ice, and waters. You should bring whatever snacks or drinks you would like as well as sunscreen and sunglasses.  


All Charters are picked up at Jug Creek Marina unless other arrangements have been made:

fishing charters

Inshore & Back Bay

On inshore trips we can fish a variety of areas from back country mangroves to the open flats and out to the passes. Our targeted species on these trips depending on the season are Snook, Red Fish, Sea Trout, Black Drum, Grouper, Snapper, Sheepshead, and More.

    Trip types:
  • 1/2 Day (4hours) $400
  • 3/4 Day (6hours) $550
  • Full Day (8hours) $700

  • Tarpon Trips

    Strength, stamina, and fighting ability, make the tarpon one of Florida's premier game fish. The adrenaline-rushing excitement of catching a tarpon is arguably unrivaled in the sport-fishing world. The waters of Charlotte Harbor and Boca Grande Pass are excellent for tarpon fishing from the early spring and well into the fall. The world famous Boca Grande Pass is just a fifteen minute run from the northern tip of Pine Island where we are located. Tarpon are known as the great silver king, they can reach record size in this area.

  • Tarpon: 1/2 Day (4 hours up to 3 Anglers) $400 + $50ea for additional Anglers
  • Tarpon: 3/4 Day (6 hours up to 3 Anglers) $600 + $50ea for additional Anglers
  • Tarpon: Full Day (8 hours for 3 Anglers) $800 + $50ea for additional Anglers

  • Start times for Fishing Trips are determined after analyzing the weather and tides for the chosen day and to best fit your schedule.  

    Excursions and Tours

    Beach Excursions

    There is no better way to experience Florida than with a private beach excursion. You and your party (up to 6) will take a fun ride through the inshore islands of Pine Island Sound as we make our way to the beach side of Cayo Costa. Cayo Costa is a barrier island that you can get to by boat only. It is 90% State park and you can often not see another person or boat when you are there. Your captain will take you right to the beach. Unload your gear setup a shade tent and tend to our needs while you relax and enjoy the beauty around you.

      Trip types:
  • 1/2 Day (4hours) $250
  • Full Day (8hours) $500

  • Scenic/Eco Tours

    Sit back and relax as we take a tour around Pine Island Sound, Charlotte Harbor, or Matlacha Pass. You will get to see the beautiful scenery and unique vegetation and wildlife. We often encounter dolphins, Eagles, Osprey and many other types of wildlife. These trips can accommodate up to 6 people.

      Trip types:
  • Tour 1/2 Day (4 hours) $250
  • Tour Full Day (8 hours) $500
    • Trip addons:(These do not take time away from your tour)
  • Lunch/Dinner Stop at Cabbage Key (1 hours additional) $50 This can also be done during the normal charter time at no additional cost.)

  • Captains Services

    Water Taxi

    Need a ride out to Cabbage Key for dinner or to be dropped off at Cayo Costa or one of our many barrier islands? We can transport up to 6 people at a time.

      Trip types:
  • Water taxi $40/person (3 person minimum and up to 6 people round trip)

  • Start times are determined after analyzing the weather and to fit your schedule.

    Boating Lessons and Vessel Transport

    Bought a new boat or maybe you're new to the area and need help with navigation. We can help you with Boating education, Basic navigation. Don't learn the hard way let an experienced captain help you learn how to operate that boat like a pro. Also available are Vessel transport services. Need your larger boat moved to or from South Florida? We can help below is a list Please Call for details.

      Trip types:
  • lessons: $250/5 hours ($75/hr for additional hours in the same day)
  • Transport:$250 Day +$50 Day food allowance (all expenses in moving the vessel must be covered by the owner ie: fuel, mooring, maintenance exc..)

  • Please call to arrange these services

    Accommodations and Package Deals

    The Captains Quarters

    Looking to get away for a few days? Stay with us at our island paradise on the water in Bokeelia, Florida. You will have the entire downstairs of our stilt home. It is a 1 bed, 1 bath with a large living space. We can set it up with a king size bed or 2 twins.

      Trip types:
  • May 16-Nov 14 $95 Night (2 night Min, Additional 11% accommodation tax and fees)
  • Nov 15-May 15 $120 Night (2 night Min, Additional 11% accommodation tax and fees)

  • for more info call or visit our AirBNB page: Visit our Airbnb


    Want the ultimate getaway? Let us cater to you. Book a complete package to stay with 5th Day Adventures at The Captain's Quarters. You will get to stay right here where the boat stays. Packages include full day charters at a discount. We are very flexible with our guest who stay with us. Want to go fishing for a bit then go to the beach or out to dinner? It's all up to you.

      Example Packages:
  • The Weekend Getaway: $840 2 nights stay and a full day charter ($100 Savings)*
  • The Ultimate WeekLong Trip: $4000 7 nights stay and 5 full day charters ($340 Savings)*
  • Custom: $? Have something else in mind Give us a call.

  • Please Call for additional details and to book.

    Terms and Conditions: 

    All charters are subject to a cancellation fee and a valid credit card is required at the time of booking.  The total amount is to be paid in full on or before the date of the service.  All Charters require a minimum of 7 day notice or the Cancellation fee will be charged.  In the event that you prepaid your trip or paid a deposit no refunds will be issued within the 7 day window.   In the event of inclement weather we will make all attempts to reschedule.  If this cannot be done we will refund your deposit.  It is at the desecration of the captain to determine if conditions warrant a cancellation and no refunds will be issued unless it is the captain who determines the trip must be canceled due to weather.

    *Rates are subject to change.  Fees and taxes not included in prices