Fishing. It's not just a sport, it's a way of life.
All fishing charters include license, tackle, and non-alcoholic refreshments. Beginners and pros welcome. Cast About can accommodate up to 6 guests. Captain Ben encourages catch and release fishing and follows best practices to maximize the survival chances of every fish released from his boat.
Whatever the season, Captain Ben knows which fish are biting and where to find them. He works hard to understand your interests and will customize your charter to suit your group's skill level and fishing goals.
Sanibel is surrounded by excellent fish habitat for a variety of species. Our grass flats, oyster bars, mangroves, and sandbars provide the ideal location to catch sport fish like tarpon, snook, redfish, sea trout, sharks, and even the occasional bonefish. You might also catch jacks, Spanish mackerel, sheepshead, ladyfish, and inshore grouper and snapper species. Ben follows all state fishing regulations, encourages catch and release fishing, and follows best practices to maximize the survival chances of every fish released from his boat.
Sanibel's calm waters are ideal for families and seasoned fishermen alike, and there's a great chance you'll spot wildlife like dolphins, manatees, and birds during your trip.
$450/ 4 hours for up to 4 anglers, $50 per extra guest. Additional hours can be added upon request at a rate of $100 per hour.
Evening Shark Fishing
Spend an evening fishing for Sanibel's fascinating pinnacle predators. Blacktip, spinner, sharpnose, lemon, bull, nurse, bonnethead, and hammerhead sharks are just a few of the species you might catch. Shark fishing is best after dusk and trips are offered seasonally.
$350/ 3 hours for up to 4 anglers, $50 per extra guest. Additional hours can be added upon request at a rate of $100 per hour.