Old Florida Guide Service – Everglades

Capt. Billy Briggs Everglades City, FL Incorporated Licensed Insured

Based out of Everglades City, Old Florida Guide Service offers some of the best Everglades fishing charters around! Our services are aimed at creating trips based on your unique needs and wants. No two trips with us are the same. We do are best to tailor each trip for you. We are extremely family-friendly and welcome enthusiastic anglers of all ages and skill level to join us for a fantastic day fishing the Everglades!

 

Captain Billy Briggs will be behind the helm as you cruise this incredibly scenic area in search of your prize catch. Capt. Billy comes from a family of devoted fishermen. He fell in love with fishing at a very early age and nothing makes him happier than being out on the water. He loves to share his passion for fishing with all of his guests. Capt. Billy has great experience running Everglades fishing charters. He possesses vast knowledge of the local species and is always happy to share his knowledge with you. Capt. Billy is always ready to help you out with anything you may need and answer any questions you may have on your trips with him. 

 

Our fishing charters set sail out of Everglades City, Florida. Captain Billy is determined to put you where the fish are biting. You may end up exploring the nearby fishing grounds of Plantation Island, Chokoloskee, Ten Thousand Islands, Chokoloskee Bay, Chokoloskee Pass, Rabbit Key Pass, and many other beautiful locations around Southwest Florida. 

 

All the thrilling excitement begins the very moment you step foot onto our stunning 22ft Pathfinder bay boat. No other boat does Everglades fishing charters like this one! Her 200hp Suzuki engine allows for smooth and steady travel. She is fitted with features such as GPS, a cooler for your catches, a livewell for your bait, and all the latest fish finding technologies. You and 5 of your best friends or family members will have plenty of space to experience fishing the Everglades.

 

We offer 4, 6, and 8 hour fishing trips covering the backcountry, flats, inshore, and nearshore waters around Everglades City. Each of your trips with us include rods, reels, tackle, lures, bait, and fishing licenses. After the trip, we will clean and package any catch you are able to keep. 

 

There is nothing like fishing the gorgeous waters of Southwest Florida and we intend to put you where all the action is! Some of the species we love to target on our Everglades fishing charters include Redfish, Snook, Trout, Tripletail, and Mangrove Snapper. 

 

Book a trip with Captain Billy Briggs and Old Florida Guide Service today and get ready to experience fishing the Everglades at its finest! 

 

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  Launch Location

North Storter Avenue, Everglades City

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Trips start at $450

4 Trips

1-5 guests

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2000 22' Bay Boat

200 HP engine(s)

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Children Welcome
  • Clients Keep Catch

Availability

TRIP DATE
NUMBER OF GUESTS

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private

HALF DAY TRIP (AM)

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 12:00pm (4 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

This morning trip can be customized to meet your needs. You will be able to explore the inshore waters and chase Redfish, Snook, Tripletail, and Spotted Seatrout. Captain Billy will provide you with everything you need for a successful day of Everglades fishing!

Includes:
drinks,

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private

HALF DAY TRIP (PM)

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

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

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

3 Day Cancellation Policy

This afternoon trip can be customized to meet your needs. You will be able to explore the inshore waters and chase Redfish, Snook, Tripletail, and Spotted Seatrout. Captain Billy will provide you with everything you need for a successful day of Everglades fishing!

Includes:
drinks,

Close details

private

3/4 DAY TRIP

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)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

This 6 hour trip can be customized to meet your needs. You will be able to explore the inshore waters and chase Redfish, Snook, Tripletail, and Spotted Seatrout. Captain Billy will provide you with everything you need for a successful day of Everglades fishing!

Includes:
drinks,

Close details

private

FULL DAY TRIP

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 4:00pm (8 hours)

3 Day Cancellation Policy

Full-day trips give you lots of time to target multiple species of fish. The fishing trips are always tailored to your desires and the bite. The targeted species can include Redfish, Tripletail, Snook, and more. Captain Billy will provide you with everything needed for a great day of Everglades fishing!

Includes:
drinks,

Close details

Fish Species

Mangrove Snapper
Redfish
Snook
Spotted Seatrout
Tripletail

Additional Details

Safety Features

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

Navigation

  • GPS
  • Fishfinder

Boat Features

  • Cooler

Boat Gear

  • Livewell

Fishing Techniques

  • Fly Fishing
  • Jigging
  • Light Tackle

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

  • Backcountry
  • Flats
  • Inshore
  • Nearshore

About the Vessel

Captain

Capt. Billy Briggs

Boat Type

Bay Boat

Boat Length

22

Year Built

2000

Engine Manufacturer

Suzuki

Number of Engines

1

Engine Horsepower

200 HP