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Meet the captain!

Capt. Jeff Watkins Jr is a Florida Native who was born and raised right here in Southwest Florida! Capt. Jeff is a 3rd generation fishing guide who has an immense passion for giving others the opportunity to experience what real Florida is all about!


When Capt. Jeff Watkins Jr was 3 years old, his father introduced him to Charlotte Harbor estuaries and aquatic preserves, home of Florida’s most Saud after game fish. From that point on, Capt. Jeff spent the next 20+years perfecting his craft targeting these gamefish such as Tarpon, Redfish, Snook, and spotted Sea Trout. During the process of following his passion, Capt. Jeff naturally grew a bigger passion for taking others fishing, educating them on all the tips and tricks he has acquired throughout his journey and was determined to turn his passion into his profession.  

a tailored Experience for all ages and skill sets

Capt. Jeff Watkins Jr has made his mark on his hometown by competing in several competitive tournaments throughout his journey many of which he has finished in the top 5 rankings!

 

Flatsmasters Redfish Tournament Series, Punta Gorda, FL

2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2021

IFA Redfish Tournament series Punta Gorda, FL

2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

IFA Redfish Tournament Series, Ruskin, FL

2015

Extreme Redfish Tournament Series Charlotte Harbor, FL

2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012

Florida Pro Redfish Series Placida, FL

2014, 2015, 2016

The Boat!

Capt. Jeff operates out of his 2200 Pathfinder Tournament Edition with all the bells and whistles including wireless I-pilot Trolling motor with spot lock, Humminbird electronics down & side imaging, dual Power pole,s Jack plate, Trim tabs, 3 Live-wells, and comfortable seating powers by a 2021 Yamaha 200 SHO. The Pathfinder 2200 allows Capt. Jeff to comfortably fish the Backcountry for shallow water species such as Redfish, Snook, and Trout and also allows him to target species away from the shoreline such as Shark, Grouper, and Boca Grande Tarpon!

The Boat!

Capt. Jeff operates out of his 2200 Pathfinder Tournament Edition with all the bells and whistles including wireless I-pilot Trolling motor with spot lock, Humminbird electronics down & side imaging, Power pole, Jack plate, Trim tabs, 3 Live-wells, and comfortable seating. The Pathfinder 2200 allows Capt. Jeff to comfortably fish the back country for shallow water species such as Redfish, Snook, and Trout and also allows him to target species away from the shoreline such as Shark, Grouper, and of course Boca Grande Tarpon!

Your Adventure awaits!

Boca Grande Tarpon Fishing​
Backcountry Fishing​
Shark Fishing
Nearshore Fishing​​

USCG Licensed & Insured.

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Payment Information

ALL trips require a $100 deposit per day. The remaining balance will be due in cash at the time of the trip. Credit cards are accepted however there is a 3.5% service charge for all credit card transactions. Once deposit is made, your selected date will be reserved, and other trips will be denied booking for that date. If you enjoyed your trip with Capt. Jeff, gratuities are always appreciated. 15%-20% is standard.

Cancellation Policy

Be mindful that once your deposit is received for your selected date, other trips for that date and time are denied. In the event that a trip needs to be canceled, it must be done outside 15 days prior to your reserved date which then all monies and deposit will be refunded within 3 business days. If a trip cancelation takes place within 15 days of your reserved date, the deposit will not be refundable. In the event where a trip needs to be rescheduled, please be courteous and do so in a timely manner so the captain can accommodate.

 

No shows and cancelations within 24 hours of the scheduled departure time will be charged the full amount of the trip which will be billed on the card used for the deposit.

 

ALL trips are subject to cancellation by captain due to un-safe weather and/or
conditions. In the event the captain needs to cancel your trip he will contact you