Chasin’ Tales Fishing Charters

Capt. Geoff Crouse Naples, FL Incorporated Licensed Insured

Captain Geoff Crouse and the Chasin’ Tales Fishing Charter team run one of the top charter services in Naples, Florida. Whether you’re looking to head off the coast in search of delectable bottom dwellers such as Grouper and Snapper, or are wanting to spend the day on the abundant intercoastal waters of Naples using light tackle to target Snook and Tarpon, Captain Geoff is the man for the job! 

Enjoy fishing for Snook, Tarpon, Redfish and more with Chasin’ Tales Fishing Charters! Captain Geoff Crouse offers full-service, family friendly fishing trips in Naples, Marco Island, and 10,000 Islands in SW Florida. We specialize in nearshore, inshore, and backcountry fishing trips. 

Captain Geoff believes the key to a successful fishing trip is having a patient, knowledgeable, and professional fishing guide who puts you on the fish while teaching you the sport and best techniques. All your future fishing trips will benefit from your trip with Capt. Geoff as you learn/improve on your fishing techniques. Anglers of all ages and skill level are certain to have a good time!

Get ready to fish on Chasin’ Tales Fishing Charters newly restored 25’ Center Console. She’s meticulously maintained and is powered by a 300hp outboard Yamaha engine. She’s fully furnished to safely guide you up to 9miles off the coast of Naples, while also being versatile enough to navigate the skinny backcountry waters.

All trips with Captain Geoff are all-inclusive: use of rods/reels, bait and/or lures, fuel for boat, and fishing licenses are included in the cost of the trip. We will also happily clean and bag your catch within seasonal, size, and bag limit regulations. While fishing offshore, you can expect to hook up on Grouper, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Sharks, Barracuda, and more. On the inshore and tarpon trips, we’ll be using light tackle to target Snook, Tarpon, Spotted Seatrout, Redfish, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and more.

 

We look forward to seeing you out on the water! Capt. Geoff Crouse and the rest of the team here at Chasin’ Tales Fishing Charters are ready to custom tailor your trip to suit your needs. Whether we’re fishing the calm inshore waters sharpening your light tackle fishing skills, or heading offshore to bottom fish the bountiful reefs, you’re in for a trip your friends back home won’t believe. Book with the best, reserve your trip with Chasin’ Tales Fishing Charters today!

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  Launch Location

880 12th Avenue South, Naples

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Trips start at $450

11 Trips

1-6 guests

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2016 25' Center Console

300 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

Select an Available Trip

private

TARPON – 1/2 DAY TRIP (AM)

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 3 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 11:00am (4 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

A 4hr morning trip targeting the Silver King! During peak seasons we'll be searching for fully mature Tarpon, known to test even the most experienced angler's skills!

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NEARSHORE – 1/2 DAY TRIP (AM)

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 3 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 11:00am (4 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

On the Nearshore trips we'll be either trolling or bottom fishing for an assortment of gamefish. You can expect to hook up on Grouper, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Snapper, Permit, Goliath Grouper, Sharks, and more! 

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private

NEARSHORE – 1/2 TRIP (PM)

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 3 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

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

3 Day Cancellation Policy

On the Nearshore trips we'll be either trolling or bottom fishing for an assortment of gamefish. You can expect to hook up on Grouper, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Snapper, Permit, Goliath Grouper, Sharks, and more! 

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INSHORE TRIP 1/2 DAY- (AM)

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 3 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

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

3 Day Cancellation Policy

We'll spend the morning using light tackle to target a wide variety of inshore species. You can expect to catch Snook, Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and more!

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INSHORE TRIP 1/2 DAY – (PM)

Includes 6 guests

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

3 Day Cancellation Policy

We'll spend the afternoon using light tackle to target a wide variety of inshore species. You can expect to catch Snook, Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and more!

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private

TARPON – 3/4 DAY TRIP

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 3 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 1:00pm (6 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Captain Geoff will guide you to the abundant inshore waters of Naples in search of the Silver King. These fish are notorious for their acrobatic maneuvers, and are know to test even the most experienced angler's skills. 

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private

NEARSHORE – 3/4 DAY TRIP (MOST POPULAR)

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 3 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

Trip time: 7:00am to 1:00pm (6 hours)

7 Day Cancellation Policy

On the Nearshore trips we'll be either trolling or bottom fishing for an assortment of gamefish. You can expect to hook up on Grouper, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Snapper, Permit, Goliath Grouper, Sharks, and more! 

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private

INSHORE 3/4 DAY TRIP

Includes 6 guests

Trip time: 7:00am to 1:00pm (6 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

The longer trip allows Capt. Geoff to guide you to more of his "Honey Holes", hot beds only know to the locals. We'll be using light tackle to target a wide variety of inshore species. You can expect to catch Snook, Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and more!

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TARPON – FULL DAY TRIP

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 4 guests

Includes 3 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 4 guests)

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

7 Day Cancellation Policy

Captain Geoff will guide you to the abundant inshore waters of Naples in search of the Silver King. These fish are notorious for their acrobatic maneuvers, and are know to test even the most experienced angler's skills. 

Close details

private

NEARSHORE – FULL DAY TRIP

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 3 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

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

7 Day Cancellation Policy

On the Nearshore trips we'll be either trolling or bottom fishing for an assortment of gamefish. You can expect to hook up on Grouper, King Mackerel, Spanish Mackerel, Snapper, Permit, Goliath Grouper, Sharks, and more! 

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private

INSHORE FULL DAY TRIP

Includes 3 guests
+$50 per additional guest, Max 6 guests

Includes 3 guests (+$50  $ per additional guest • Max 6 guests)

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

3 Day Cancellation Policy

The longer trip allows Capt. Geoff to guide you to more of his "Honey Holes", hot beds only know to the locals. We'll be using light tackle to target a wide variety of inshore species. You can expect to catch Snook, Redfish, Spotted Seatrout, Black Drum, Sheepshead, and more!

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Fish Species

Banded Rudderfish
Barracuda
Black Drum
Bluefish
Bonito
Cobia
Flounder
Grouper
Hogfish
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel
Ladyfish
Little Tunny (False Albacore)
Mangrove Snapper
Mutton Snapper
Permit
Pompano
Porgy
Red Grouper
Red Snapper
Redfish
Sharks
Sheepshead
Snook
Spanish Mackerel
Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon
Triggerfish
Tripletail

Additional Details

Safety Features

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

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Radar

Boat Features

  • Cooler
  • Multimedia System

Facilities

  • Toilet

Boat Gear

  • Casting Platform
  • Livewell
  • Wireless Trolling Motor

Fishing Techniques

  • Bottom Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Trolling

Fishing Policies

  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Price Includes

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

Fishing Location

  • Inshore
  • Nearshore
  • Reef
  • Wreck

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Geoff Crouse

Boat Type

Center Console

Boat Length

25

Year Built

2016

Engine Manufacturer

Yamaha

Number of Engines

1

Engine Horsepower

300 HP