Getting Here

The island of Boca Grande is nestled between Naples and Tampa on the Gulf Coast of Florida. A historic resort to wealthy New Englanders, Boca Grande to this day remains secluded and untouched by the masses. With over seven miles of pristine beaches and world class fishing, it is surprising that this island oasis has remained unspoiled by the hustle and bustle of traffic and tourism. 

Boca Grande is a unique island unlike any other in the world. Old Florida at its finest, Boca has a strong sense of community and beauty all its own. We welcome you to join us on the island, and hope you'll find it as incredible as we do!

Enjoy your time down here! And enjoy the fantastic fishing!
Getting to Boca Grande Florida, Tarpon Capital of the World - Gulf Coast Charter Brokers

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport – SRQ (941) 359-5200
Tampa International Airport – TPA (813) 870-8700
Southwest Florida International Airport – RSW (239) 768-1000

Driving Directions

From the North: Take I-75 South down to Venice, FL, at exit 191, veer right at the exit onto River Road. Follow River Road until it turns into Dearborn Street. At the intersection of Dearborn and Pine St., turn left onto Pine. Follow Pine St until it crosses S.R. 776. Keep traveling forward as Pine St. turns into S.R. 775 (also known as Placida Road). Continue on Placida Road until you reach Gasparilla Road which will be to your right. Follow the signs to the Boca Grande Causeway. Once you are over the bridge, you are in Boca Grande!

From the South: Take I-75 North until you reach exit 164 for US-17 S toward Punta Gorda. Turn right on US 41/Tamiami Trail N for approximately 8 miles. Turn left on FL 776 towards El Jobean. After roughly 8 miles on 776, turn left on Route 771. Follow 771 until you reach Gasparilla Road and turn left to go over the Boca Grande Causeway.

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Charter Information
Half Day & Full Day charter fishing trips are available. Back Bay Charters are limited to 3-4 passengers per boat. Tarpon Fishing Charters are limited to 4-6 passengers per boat. Sorry, no pets.
Just Come Aboard! Everything is Provided

Our charters come complete! All equipment, bait, and licenses are provided by the Captain.

You are welcome to bring your own beverages and snacks if you'd like, and we certainly recommend sunscreen and protective clothing/hats.

We only ask that you please refrain from wearing dark soled shoes as they tend to mar the deck of the boat.

Confirm Your Trip Now!
Our Captains are now accepting credit card payments via PayPal for your convenience. You do not need a PayPal account to make your deposit; you only need a valid credit card. We are happy to send you an e-invoice through PayPal so that you can simply click one link to confirm your trip! Call us at 941-405-FISH for further details!
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Local Tides
Plan your trip! If you are knowledgeable about tides and moon phases, please feel free to check our area tide charts to get the best dates!

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