Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)
Contact Us: 833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)

ANCHORS AWAY CHARTERS

Fishing for Cobia, Red Snapper, Redfish
Capt. JEFF WATKINS Placida, FL Incorporated Licensed Insured
ANCHORS AWAY CHARTERS-Person
(2 Reviews)
5 out of 5 stars

Trips start at $325

11 Trips

2-5 guests

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2018 25250018' Center Console

300 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • No Illegal Substances

       Welcome to Anchors Away Charters! Where we specialize in Boca Grande Offshore & Boca Grande Inshore Fishing Charters. We invite you to spend a sunny Florida day on the glassy waters surrounding Boca Grande . The air is clear and crisp and the fishing bite is as hot as the weather. For over 35 years, Capt. Jeff has spent days and nights fishing southwest Florida’s coast. He is bringing his love for the water to you by providing Boca Grande inshore charters and Boca Grande offshore charters. Whatever your idea of a day of fishing is, Captain Jeff can provide that charter for you. He is one of only a few Boca Grande offshore fishing charter captains that possesses Federal Fishing Permits. This means you can choose an offshore charter which allows you to fish past the state waters of 9 miles into federal waters, where you will catch a wider variety of fish. If a shorter trip is where you want to start your charter journey, Captain Jeff can still get those Shimano fishing rods bent inshore or nearshore surrounding the beautiful Boca Grande waters.

Whether you are local or planning a Boca Grande Vacation to the Sunshine State, Anchors Away Charters can meet all of your fishing charter trip expectations. The trips can be customized to your needs, preferences, and skill level. Sweet summertime is here and the kids are out of school. What better surprise then to take the kids and family for a day of fishing and fun in the sun? A stop at the local sandbar could be a great way to end a perfect day of fishing. Talk about making memories that will last a lifetime!

Safety is our number one priority. In addition to having over 35 years of local fishing knowledge, Captain Jeff is a United States Coast Guard Licensed Captain and a holder of federal fishing permits. You can be assured you are in good hands. Safety equipment is always on board and Captain Jeff is certified in CPR and First Aid.

Anchors Away Charters looks forward to meeting you and making those memories. Book today…you won’t be disappointed!

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private

3HR TRIP-INSHORE/BACK BAY (AM)

Includes 2 guests

Trip time: 8:00am to 11:00am (3 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

Our guided inshore & back country fishing trip for up to 2 people we will be fishing the shallow protected waters in and around Gasparilla Sound & Charlotte Harbor. We primarily fish the mangrove shorelines & abundant grass flats of Florida's beautiful southwest coast. We'll  be targeting redfish, snook, and seatrout on these trips. Depending on how the fish are biting and your abilities as an angler, we'll use artificial baits and lures, as well as live and cut baits. Since we remain in protected waters, close to shore, these trips also offer plenty of opportunities to experience the beauty of our undeveloped shorelines and encounter the abundance of wildlife that lives in these waters, including egrets, eagles, ospreys, dolphins, manatees and much more. * Departure time may vary

BAIT, TACKLE, LICENSE, ICE
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private

4HR TRIP-INSHORE/BACK BAY (PM)

Includes 2 guests

Trip time: 1:00pm to 5:00pm (4 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

Our guided inshore & back country fishing trip for up to 2 people we will be fishing the shallow protected waters in and around Gasparilla Sound & Charlotte Harbor. We primarily fish the mangrove shorelines & abundant grass flats of Florida's beautiful southwest coast. We'll  be targeting redfish, snook, and seatrout on these trips. Depending on how the fish are biting and your abilities as an angler, we'll use artificial baits and lures, as well as live and cut baits. Since we remain in protected waters, close to shore, these trips also offer plenty of opportunities to experience the beauty of our undeveloped shorelines and encounter the abundance of wildlife that lives in these waters, including egrets, eagles, ospreys, dolphins, manatees and much more. * Departure time may vary

BAIT, TACKLE,LICENSE,ICE
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private

4HR TRIP-INSHORE/BACK BAY (AM)

Includes 2 guests

Trip time: 8:00am to 12:00pm (4 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

Our guided inshore & back country fishing trip for up to 2 people we will be fishing the shallow protected waters in and around Gasparilla Sound & Charlotte Harbor. We primarily fish the mangrove shorelines & abundant grass flats of Florida's beautiful southwest coast. We'll  be targeting redfish, snook, and seatrout on these trips. Depending on how the fish are biting and your abilities as an angler, we'll use artificial baits and lures, as well as live and cut baits. Since we remain in protected waters, close to shore, these trips also offer plenty of opportunities to experience the beauty of our undeveloped shorelines and encounter the abundance of wildlife that lives in these waters, including egrets, eagles, ospreys, dolphins, manatees and much more. * Departure time may vary

BAIT, TACKLE, LICENSE, ICE
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private

4 HR TRIP-OFFSHORE (AM)

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 5 guests

Includes 3 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 5 guests)

Trip time: 8:30am to 12:30pm (4 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

USD $475

REEL DEAL $

USD $475

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 5 guests

Includes 3 guests
+$50  $ per additional guest, Max 5 guests

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This is a short offshore trip where we will be fishing 9-12 miles offshore within site of land over some of the natural rock ledges and reefs. This is a trip when you just want to get out and catch fish and not so concerned with the size. At this distance we get smaller fish including grouper (an occasional keeper at times), Lane Snapper, Mangrove Snapper, Key West Grunts, Trigger Fish, and the occasional Triple Tail, Cobia, Amberjack, And Sharks. This is still a fun trip and great for the kids too 

Fishing License, Bait, Tackle, Ice
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private

4 HR TRIP-OFFSHORE (PM)

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 5 guests

Includes 3 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 5 guests)

Trip time: 1:30pm to 5:30pm (4 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

USD $475

REEL DEAL $

USD $475

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 5 guests

Includes 3 guests
+$50  $ per additional guest, Max 5 guests

Check Availability

More details

This is a short offshore trip where we will be fishing 9-12 miles offshore within site of land over some of the natural rock ledges and reefs. This is a trip when you just want to get out and catch fish and not so concerned with the size. At this distance we get smaller fish including grouper (an occasional keeper at times), Lane Snapper, Mangrove Snapper, Key West Grunts, Trigger Fish, and the occasional Triple Tail, Cobia, Amberjack, And Sharks. This is still a fun trip and great for the kids too 

Fishing License, Bait, Tackle, Ice
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private

5 HR OFFSHORE TRIP UP TO 18 MILES

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 5 guests

Includes 3 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 5 guests)

Trip time: 9:00am to 2:00pm (5 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

USD $600

REEL DEAL $

USD $600

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 5 guests

Includes 3 guests
+$50  $ per additional guest, Max 5 guests

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On this trip for 3 guest and up to 5 guest with an additional charge you will be fishing up to 18 miles offshore on some of the many reefs & rock ledges. We will be bottom fishing in most cases for Grouper, Snapper and many other bottom dwelling fish. The fish are not all the big ones at this distance offshore but is a normally an action packed trip with a very consistent bite and daily catches over 60 + fish. Great family trip to. This is a weather permitting trip and departure time may vary.

LICENSE, BAIT, TACKLE, ICE, FISH CLEANING
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private

6HR TRIP-INSHORE/BACKBAY

Includes 2 guests

Trip time: 8:00am to 2:00pm (6 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

Our guided inshore & back country fishing trip for up to 2 people we will be fishing the shallow protected waters in and around Gasparilla Sound & Charlotte Harbor. We primarily fish the mangrove shorelines & abundant grass flats of Florida's beautiful southwest coast. We'll  be targeting redfish, snook, and seatrout on these trips. Depending on how the fish are biting and your abilities as an angler, we'll use artificial baits and lures, as well as live and cut baits. Since we remain in protected waters, close to shore, these trips also offer plenty of opportunities to experience the beauty of our undeveloped shorelines and encounter the abundance of wildlife that lives in these waters, including egrets, eagles, ospreys, dolphins, manatees and much more. * Departure time may very

BAIT, TACKLE, LICENSE, ICE
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private

6 HR OFFSHORE UP TO 25 MILES

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 5 guests

Includes 3 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 5 guests)

Trip time: 8:00am to 2:00pm (6 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

USD $700

REEL DEAL $

USD $700

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 5 guests

Includes 3 guests
+$50  $ per additional guest, Max 5 guests

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On this trip you'll be fishing up to 25 miles offshore on some of the many reefs & rock ledges. Get ready to go bottom fishing as well as possible trolling for species such as Red Grouper, Gag Grouper,Lane Snapper, Mangrove Snapper, King Fish, Cobia, and many more. This is an action-packed trip with a very consistent bite and great table fair fish. A great trip for the whole family to.

BAIT, TACKLE, LICENSE, ICE, FISH CLEANING
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8HR TRIP-INSHORE/BACKBAY

Includes 2 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 3:00pm (8 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

Our guided inshore & back country fishing trip for up to 2 people we will be fishing the shallow protected waters in and around Gasparilla Sound & Charlotte Harbor. We primarily fish the mangrove shorelines & abundant grass flats of Florida's beautiful southwest coast. We'll  be targeting redfish, snook, and seatrout on these trips. Depending on how the fish are biting and your abilities as an angler, we'll use artificial baits and lures, as well as live and cut baits. Since we remain in protected waters, close to shore, these trips also offer plenty of opportunities to experience the beauty of our undeveloped shorelines and encounter the abundance of wildlife that lives in these waters, including egrets, eagles, ospreys, dolphins, manatees and much more. * Do to the devastating red tide this year and the loss of many inshore species our inshore trips will be catch and release only.

BAIT, TACKLE, LICENSE, ICE
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private

8HR TRIP-OFFSHORE 30 + MILES

Includes 4 guests
+$100 per additional guest, Max 5 guests

Includes 4 guests (+$100  $ per additional guest • Max 5 guests)

Trip time: 8:00am to 4:00pm (8 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

USD $900

REEL DEAL $

USD $900

Includes 4 guests
+$100 per additional guest, Max 5 guests

Includes 4 guests
+$100  $ per additional guest, Max 5 guests

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On this trip you will be heading out 30+ miles into the Gulf of Mexico and bottom fishing as well as a possibility of trolling over many of the reefs, wrecks, and rock ledges where you will be fishing for a variety of fish including Red Grouper, Gag Grouper, Lane Snapper, Mangrove Snapper, Yellowtail Snapper, Barracuda and the occasional Mahi and Tuna. These fish will wear you out so be ready for a great day of fishing out in the Gulf Of Mexico.

BAIT, TACKLE, LICENSE, ICE, FISH CLEANING
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private

10HR TRIP-OFFSHORE 30 + MILES

Includes 4 guests
+$125 per additional guest, Max 5 guests

Includes 4 guests (+$125  $ per additional guest • Max 5 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 3:00pm (8 hours)

100% if customer cancels within 7 days, 50% if within 3 days

USD $1150

REEL DEAL $

USD $1150

Includes 4 guests
+$125 per additional guest, Max 5 guests

Includes 4 guests
+$125  $ per additional guest, Max 5 guests

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More details

On this trip you will be heading out 30+ miles into the Gulf of Mexico and bottom fishing as well as a possibility of trolling over many of the reefs, wrecks, and rock ledges where you will be fishing for a variety of fish including Red Grouper, Gag Grouper, Lane Snapper, Mangrove Snapper, Yellowtail Snapper, Barracuda and the occasional Mahi and Tuna. These fish will wear you out so be ready for a great day of fishing out in the Gulf Of Mexico.

BAIT, TACKLE, LICENSE, ICE, FISH CLEANING
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Latest Fishing Report

    Fish Species

    African Pompano
    Amberjack
    Barracuda
    Black Drum
    Black Grouper
    Black Seabass
    Blackfin Tuna
    Bluefish
    Bonito
    Cobia
    Flounder
    Grouper
    Hogfish
    Jack Crevalle
    King Mackerel
    Ladyfish
    Lesser Amberjack
    Little Tunny (False Albacore)
    Mahi Mahi
    Mangrove Snapper
    Permit
    Pompano
    Porgy
    Red Grouper
    Red Snapper
    Redfish
    Sea Bass
    Sharks
    Sheepshead
    Snook
    Spanish Mackerel
    Spotted Seatrout
    Stingray
    Tarpon
    Triggerfish
    Tripletail
    Tuna
    Wahoo
    Yellowfin Grouper
    Yellowtail

    Additional Details

    Safety Features

    • Life Jackets
    • Fire Extinguishers
    • First-Aid Equipment
    • CPR-Trained Crew
    • EPIRB
    • Flares
    • VHF Radio

    Navigation

    • GPS
    • Fishfinder
    • Radar

    Boat Features

    • Cooler

    Facilities

    • Toilet

    Boat Gear

    • First Mate
    • Livewell

    Fishing Techniques

    • Bottom Fishing
    • Deep Sea Fishing
    • Drift Fishing
    • Light Tackle
    • Spinning
    • Trolling

    Fishing Policies

    • Children Welcome
    • No Illegal Substances

    Price Includes

    • Catch Cleaning & Filleting
    • Fishing License
    • Fresh or Live Bait
    • Lures
    • Rods, Reels & Terminal Tackle
    • Ice
    • Water

    Minimum Age

    • All Ages Welcome

    Fishing Location

    • Backcountry
    • Flats
    • Inshore
    • Nearshore
    • Offshore
    • Reef
    • Wreck

    About the Vessel

    Captain

    Capt. JEFF WATKINS

    Boat Type

    Center Console

    Boat Length

    25 PARKER 2500 SE/ 18 FT SHALLOW SPORT TUNNEL HULL

    Year Built

    2018

    Engine Manufacturer

    Yamaha 300HP

    Number of Engines

    1

    Engine Horsepower

    300 HP

    Customer Reviews

    ANCHORS AWAY CHARTERS-Person
    (2 Reviews)
    5 out of 5 stars
    • Offshore fishing

      Created Robert Wallace (2019-9-26 , 10:27)

      I normally don’t do reviews but this was a trip of a lifetime . We caught so many fish we were wore out . The professionalism is second to none. The boat was awesome with everything we needed for a great day . Thanks Capt. Jeff we will see you soon . Robert Wallace

    • Offshore Fishing Trip

      Created Jeff White (2019-9-26 , 10:20)

      Myself and my family booked a trip with Capt. Jeff when we were on vacation in Boca Grande. We went out on the 6 hr offshore trip and glad we did. We limited out on Grouper & Snapper and had a great meal. Capt. Jeff & Anchors Away Charters are by far the best charter we have ever been on. Our teenagers loved it too. Top of the line boat and equipment and full of knowledge of the area. I highly recommend Anchors Away Charters