Fishing the Backcountry of Charlotte Harbor

Snook and Redfish Fishing

Boca Grande - Charlotte Harbor, Florida - Snook and Redfish - backcountry - flats - light tackle - live bait and sight fishing charters


The Boca Grande/Charlotte Harbor area is known to have the finest flats and backcountry fishing the state has to offer.  Unlike so many of the overpopulated, over fished areas around the state.  Our estuary holds large numbers of snook, redfish and trout as well as a host of other species. 

Snook, just one of the great game fish that lives in our area.  Snook average from 5 to 10 pounds and snook from 15 to 20 pounds are not uncommon.  We fish fall through spring for snook.

Intense strikes and lightning fast runs is what makes the snook one of the most sought after game fish in the world.

Redfish another great game fish that inhabits our waters year round.  They also average 5 to 10 pounds.  It is not uncommon to catch redfish in less than 12" of water.  Although the redfish is primarily a bottom feeder, they will eagerly inhale topwater plugs as well as a host of artificial lures and live bait.

On light tackle, the redfish is a very formidable adversary. 

The excitement of catching redfish on light tackle is hard to beat.


Snook and redfish are residents of our area providing plenty of action throughout the year.  These fish live in and around the backcountry creeks, dense mangrove islands and sheltered back bays. 

Snook and redfish are my favorite targets when it is not tarpon season.




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For Information and reservations:

Capt. Mark Bennett

(941) 474-8900

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