Cape Coral Fishing Charters

Capt. Matt Ruffing Matlacha, FL Incorporated Licensed Insured

The Gulf of Mexico, especially off the coast of Southwest Florida, is well known for its excellent year-round Deep-Sea Fishing charters and fantastic catches.  Depending on the fishing season, you will catch all sorts of different species of when you join Captain Matt Ruffing and his crew at Cape Coral Fishing Charters

 

Capt. Matt has been fishing these waters his whole life.  His decades of experience have allowed him to gain the skills and knowledge required to successfully catch a wide variety of fish.  From the first-time fisherman, to the seasoned angler, Captain Matt enjoys sharing his expertise with all his guests, regardless of experience.  

 

You will be welcomed aboard Captain Matt’s 32ft center console boat, fully equipped with the navigation and safety gear necessary for a safe and productive day on the water.  Loaded with outriggers, a livewell for bait and a private toilet, she has everything needed for up to 6 anglers to spend the day fishing in comfort. 

 

Cape Coral Charters offers 8, 10 and 12 hour fishing charters.  Deep-sea fishing on the Gulf of Mexico for grouper and snapper is good any time of the year. Other Gulf of Mexico fish including kingfish, cobia, tuna, amberjack, Spanish mackerel, shark, barracuda, tarpon, permit, mahi mahi and giant redfish are all targeted as they seasonally migrate through the deep-sea waters of the Gulf of Mexico off the coast of Lee County, Florida. 

 

Cape Coral Fishing Charters provides everything you need for a successful fishing charter.  Your fishing license, rods, reels, tackle, lures and fresh or live bait are included.  The crew will even clean and fillet your catch for you.  Feel free to bring your favorite snacks and drinks to enjoy on your trip (except for bananas – those are a big no-no on board).  Captain Matt also encourages you to bring sunscreen (this is the Sunshine State after all!), sunglasses (preferably polarized), a hat, your camera, and a sense of humor – this captain and crew are quite entertaining!  

 

Come join Captain Matt and his crew at Cape Coral Fishing Charters for an exciting, and entertaining, deep-sea fishing charter on the beautiful waters of the Gulf of Mexico.  Book today!

833-I-GO-FISH (446-3474)

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  Launch Location

4200 Pine Island Road Northwest, Matlacha

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Trips start at $1100

5 Trips

1-6 guests

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2018 32' Center Console

300 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

Select an Available Trip

private

8 HOUR

Includes 5 guests
+$200 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 5 guests (+$200  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 7:15am to 3:15pm (8 hours)

1 Day Cancellation Policy

Fishing between 25-35 miles off the coast to bottom fish for a variety of Grouper and Snapper species. Make sure you bring a cooler to keep your fillets fresh! 

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private

10 HOUR

Includes 5 guests
+$200 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 5 guests (+$200  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 7:15am to 5:15pm (10 hours)

1 Day Cancellation Policy

Fishing between 35-45 miles off the coast to target a variety of Grouper and Snapper species. 

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private

12 HOUR

Includes 5 guests
+$200 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 5 guests (+$200  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 7:00pm (12 hours)

1 Day Cancellation Policy

We'll head over 45 miles off the coast to fishing grounds that experience the least amount of fishing pressure, meaning MORE and BIGGER fish for YOU! You'll likely catch Grouper, Snapper, and many more species. 

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private

RED SNAPPER TRIP 10HR (AVAILABLE JULY-AUGUST)

Includes 5 guests
+$200 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 5 guests (+$200  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 5:00pm (10 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Trip specifically targeting Red Snapper up to 60 miles offshore

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private

RED SNAPPER TRIP 12HR (JULY-AUGUST)

Includes 5 guests
+$200 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 5 guests (+$200  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 7:00pm (12 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Trip specifically targeting Red Snapper up to 60 miles offshore

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Fish Species

African Pompano
Amberjack
Black Grouper
Cobia
Grouper
Mangrove Snapper
Red Grouper
Red Snapper
Spanish Mackerel
Yellowtail

Additional Details

Safety Features

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

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar

Facilities

  • Toilet

Boat Gear

  • First Mate
  • Livewell
  • Outriggers

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch
  • No Illegal Substances

Price Includes

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

Fishing Location

  • Offshore
  • Reef
  • Wreck

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Matt Ruffing

Boat Type

Center Console

Boat Length

32

Year Built

2018

Engine Manufacturer

Yamaha

Number of Engines

2

Engine Horsepower

300 HP