Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Boca Grande Fishing Charters

Where does Boca Grande Fishing Charters fish?

We fish the Boca Grande area, including Gulf of Mexico, Charlotte Harbor, Gasparilla Sound, Lemon Bay, Turtle Bay, Placida Harbor, Butterford Waterway, Sea Mist Waterway, Sioux Waterway, March Waterway, Memorial Waterway, West Branch Coral Creek, East Branch Coral Creek, Boggess Hole, Sister Pond, Coral Cove.


What are the target fish?

Target fish include Goliath Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Redfish, Blacktip Shark, Bonnethead Shark, Mangrove Snapper, Snook and Spotted Seatrout


Where in Boca Grande to we meet our guests?

We meet at Boca Grande Fishing ( 6301 Boca Grande Causeway, Placida, FL 33946, USA )


Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required


Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Fishing

Florida residents and visitors 16 years of age and older are required to possess a Florida freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing license when engaged in active or passive fishing activities.  However, you do not need a saltwater fishing license if saltwater fishing from a for-hire vessel (guide, charter, party boat) that has a valid charter license or from a vessel whose operator has a valid recreational saltwater vessel license issued in the name of the operator of the vessel. If you are looking for online access for a license, please check Go Outdoors Florida here: https://license.gooutdoorsflorida.com/Licensing/CustomerLookup.aspx

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!


Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.