Rates on Fishing Charters


We usually depart from Bokeelia, Lee County, Lavender Ramp, 7290 Barrancas Rd., Bokeelia, FL 33922

Go approximately 6 miles north of Center Junction on Stringfellow Rd on Pine Island, then turn right at the sign of Barrancas Rd, continue four blocks east to the ramp, look left. Look for the Tide Walker Charters boat at the dock.


 A $10 parking Lee County parking permit is required and may be acquired at the pole in front of the office at the ramp. Place money in the envelope provided, Tear off & place the numbered, perforated tab visibly on your car dash. Seal the envelope and put the envelope in the slot on the steel pole. All Good.

Florida Fishing Guide Services, serving Bokeelia, Cape Coral, Pine Island, North Cap and Captiva Islands, Useppa Island, Cayo Costa Island, Matlacha, Punta Rassa, Ft Myers Beach & Boca Grande, FL.

NOTE: Add $50 to $60 for Island Pick Up Fee or Departures, depending upon which island.  Thanks

Rates for our regular daily charters :


                                                             OUR HALF DAY TRIP

                        $475 Inter-Coastal Charter Trip ------- 4 Hours for up to 3 people,

                                                add $50 for a fourth fisherman. 4 max.

                          Prices include licenses bait, use of tackle all complete

                                                plus free bottled ice water.

             Extended Inter-Coastal Trip -------add $130 per hour over half day rate.

6 hours max



Includes the standard 4 hour 1/2 Day Trip amenities

plus time for lunch

4 people max

Not available on Saturday or Sunday




Battle the mighty Silver King and be amazed at its' ariel  displays.

SPRING  TARPON TRIPS -----------  4  HOURS   $600

3 people max on this trip. May be extended at $150 per hour

TWC Catch & Release Certificates provided for each catch.


On Our Shark Trips, Blood Stream Chum, Live and fresh cut bait are always included.


SPRING   SHARK  TRIPS -----------  4  HOURS   $600

Up to 3 people on this trip. May be extended at $150 per hour

We normally use live bait however, we can and do occasionally throw soft body or hard body lures at them.
Tide Walker Charters can handle up to 4 people for the day.
Regular Half and  Additional Hourly Extended Charter Prices includes 1 - 3 Anglers. 
4 people max. add $50 for 4th Sportsman
See special Tarpon & Shark trip exception limits.
A $100 Reservation fee is required to book and reserve your day. It can be made by using your credit card,
Just Call Captain Russ
Some Daily Trips may be  extended  at  the rate of  $130/ $140 per hour, 6 hours total max.
NOTE: Add $50 to $60 additional fee for Island Pick Ups or Departures, depending upon which island it is. Thanks
Rate includes live bait and use of our equipment, German Made Custom Super Tackle, Penn Reels
Free Bottled Ice Water. Catch & Release Certificates Provided for big catches.  
$100 Reservation Fee is required to book and hold your day. Just call with your Credit Card. Please don't rely on email or texts for reservations. During Season the Captain may not get your message. Just Call 239 994 7818.


What's Included for your day's Charter?
Tide Walker Charters supplies most everything you need, including: 
* Your Saltwater Fishing License & Snook Tag  ( In or out of state )
• Boat, Fuel, Ramp Fees, Insurance
• Use of Rods, Reels, Tackle, Lures, cut and Live Bait, use of artificials of all kinds, trollers and spoons.
• Use of Roto-molded Brute Cooler with lots of ice and free bottled water


You should bring the following:

• Hat
• Sunglasses
• Sun protective clothing. Bring a Jacket or Rain Suit December thru March
• Good Rubber sole  grip Shoes
• Sunscreen: Lotion or Spray it doesn't matter
• Camera
• Food, Beverages ( Sry, No Alcohol due to insurance reasons see note below)
• Cooler to take fish home in, we've got the ice.

+ Some Marinas and ramps have a daily parking fee.
*  County Parking Fee is $10.00 available at the ramp.
Captain Russ will clean and filet your fish for you to be placed in provided Ziploc bags for the trip home so bring your cooler to put them in. He's always got ice for you.

* Children are always welcome. Teach them to fish now. **Some children are afraid of the water, the waves or the speed of the boat. Please assess your child's comfort level with boating and tell them what to expect.  We usually don't exceed 28 mph for safety reasons. It's a busy place.
For this reason we never travel very fast with youngsters onboard. 
All Children 10 years and younger will be required by law to wear a Coast Guard approved PFD at all times.

*Due to insurance regulations, we have some CGA Life Jackets for children but we prefer that you bring your child's own PFD if they are 10 years or younger.

• What if I'm a Beginner? Bring it on. We all gotta learn sometime and Captain Russ is a great teacher.

* ATTENTION SMOKERS: Smoking is OK but, Please be courteous and smoke down wind from the Captain. He quit years ago but it still chokes him.

Choose your pick up location:
 We do: Tarpon Guide Pine Island Bokeelia, Florida. Shark Fishing. Snook Fishing North Captiva Island, Speckled Sea Trout Pine Island Florida
Tarpon Fishing Boca Grande, Florida, Cayo Costa, Cabbage Key, Ft Myers Beach Shark Fishing, Punta Rassa Snapper Fishing.
Sanibel Captiva Florida Fishing. 

                                7290 Barrancas Avenue, Bokeelia Lee County Lavender Public Ramp

                                       Cape Coral Yacht Club Public Ramp, Cape Coral, Florida

                                                           Public Ramp, Punta Rassa, FL

                                                           Pineland Marina, Bokeelia, FL

                                                     Depart from any of the locations above and more.
                                                                               Call for additional locations
                                                                         Take Your pick