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)

Fred Gowdy fishing charters

Fishing for Tripletail, Sheepshead, Redfish
Capt. Fred Gowdy Bonita Springs, FL Licensed Insured

Trips start at $250

6 Trips

3-4 guests

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2015 20' Flats Boat/Skiff

90 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Clients Keep Catch

With 15 years experience fishing Estero bay, whether you want to fish in the back bay or nearshore, enjoy catching fish and making memories here in Bonita springs FL. Nature/shelling and sunset cruises available as well.

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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private

NATURE/SHELLING/SUNSET

Includes 4 guests

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

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

The Start time for this trip is very flexible. We'll be in contact as soon as you book the trip, and you can let me know which start time works best for you! Starting in the imperial river we will see manatees, dolphins and our various species of birds. If shelling is what you want to do we will make our way to the beautiful beaches so you and your party can search for shells.

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private

HALF DAY BACKWATER

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

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

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

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

USD $300

REEL DEAL $

USD $300

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

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

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Starting in the Imperial river we will fish our way into the back bays in Estero and back upriver using livebait and artificials.  Rods, reels, tackle and fishing license are included.  You keep your catch.  We will clean and fillet it for you when we return to shore.

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private

HALF DAY NEARSHORE

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

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

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

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

USD $450

REEL DEAL $

USD $450

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

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

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For this trip conditions must be appropriate meaning seas around 2 feet or less. We will start at lovers key state park boat ramp and fish the close in reefs and wrecks out to about 5 miles, as well as run the crab pots during tripletail season.  Rods, reels, tackle, lures, fresh or live bait, and fishing license are included.  You keep your catch and we will clean and fillet it for you when we return to shore.

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private

PEACOCK BASS

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

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

Trip time: 9:00am to 1:00pm (4 hours)

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

USD $350

REEL DEAL $

USD $350

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

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

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Fishing canals for peacock bass.

ice/water
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private

FULL DAY BACKWATER

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

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

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

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

USD $450

REEL DEAL $

USD $450

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

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

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More details

For this trip we will start in the Imperial river and fish our way out into the bay. During tripletail season, if conditions allow, we will try for a triple tail running the traps nearshore before fishing our way back upriver.  Rods, reels, tackle, lures, fresh or live bait, and fishing license are included.  You keep your catch and we will clean and fillet it for you when we return to shore.

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private

FULL DAY NEARSHORE

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

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

Trip time: 8:00am to 4:00pm (8 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 4 guests

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

Check Availability

More details

For this 8 hour trip, conditions must be appropriate meaning seas around 2 feet or less. We will start at lovers key state park boat ramp and fish the close in reefs and wrecks out to about 5 miles, as well as run the crab pots during tripletail season.  Rods, reels, tackle, lures, bait (fresh or live) and fishing license are included.  You keep your catch and we will clean and fillet it for you when we return to shore.  

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Fish Species

Black Drum
Cobia
Flounder
Jack Crevalle
Largemouth Bass
Peacock Bass
Redfish
Sheepshead
Snook
Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon
Tripletail

Additional Details

Safety Features

  • Life Jackets
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • First-Aid Equipment
  • Flares

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Boat Gear

  • Livewell

Fishing Techniques

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

Fishing Policies

  • Clients Keep Catch

Price Includes

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

Minimum Age

  • 7

Fishing Location

  • Inshore
  • Lake
  • Nearshore

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Fred Gowdy

Boat Type

Flats Boat/Skiff

Boat Length

20

Year Built

2015

Engine Manufacturer

Yamaha

Number of Engines

1

Engine Horsepower

90 HP