Welcome to Captain Joe Charters

Inshore Fishing Guide | Native Charter Fishing Expert | Local Guide for Sarasota | Nokomis | Venice | Port Charlotte | Boca Grande

Guided Fishing Charters for: Snook | Redfish | Tarpon | Speckled Trout | Mangrove Snapper | Flounder | Pompano

Come aboard, and welcome to Captain Joe Charters! With extensive native knowledge of the Sarasota and Charlotte county bays, estuaries, passes, inlets, and prime fishing spots, Captain Joe will give you, your family, and your guests the inshore fishing experience of a lifetime. Whether fishing for snook, tarpon, or just looking for a scenic fishing cruise, our guided cruises will provide excitement for your entire group. Both beginners and advanced anglers are welcome and our passion is making each experience a memorable one. We provide the equipment, the resources, and the knowledge, you just bring along an adventurous spirit and desire to catch fish! Our boats include a 18′ Hell’s Bay Waterman and a Gause Built 23′. We also offer kayak, nighttime, and sight fishing, along with other specialty charters. If you are looking for a Florida fishing experience like you see on sporting shows on TV, then a call to Captain Joe Charters is in order!

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Hell's Bay Boatworks 18' Waterman

The Premier Sight Fishing machine, Hell's Bay Boatworks 18' Waterman


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    Not only did we catch our limit, but we also had a blast listening to Captain Joe's tales of fishing the Florida coast.

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    I caught my first tarpon while fishing with Captain Joe, and it was an experience I'll cherish forever!