Awesome fishing just minutes away, we have some of the best fishing in SW Florida! See our Charter Fishing Guides page for a great selection of local guides. Snook, Redfish, Trout, Tarpon, and many other species abound. Easy access and great fishing, Calusa Island Marina is THE “Gateway to the Ten Thousand Islands”!


Here are a few recent Calusa Catches!



Captain Jack Thompson

Captain Jack Thompson has been fishing the productive backwaters off Goodland south of Marco Island for 45 years, so a trip with him will take you to the fishy spots. You’ll also see dolphins, manatees and a flurry of bird life. Thompson provides all the rods, tackle and licenses needed to reel in Snook, redfish, trout and pompano aboard the 25-foot Miss Lucy.

Phone: (239) 775-3436


Robert Walczak

Fishing since he could walk, Capt Rob has a lifetime of memories already. There are just a few things you can expect when fishing with Captain Rob. First and the most important is that each time you go out with Captain Rob you will come away with greater fishing knowledge. Second, with the education that Captain Rob provides to you – the angler, the better fishing experience everyone will have. Lastly, you will discover and join in his passion of catching South West Florida trophy fish. With two style boats, both spin and fly anglers are welcome to enjoy the beautiful backwater fishing we offer.

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Kyle Giampaoli

Capt. Kyle Giampaoli has been guiding fly anglers for more than 14- years. He currently fishes the waters around Naples, Marco Island and Everglades City for Tarpon, Snook, and Redfish. The shallow water flats and bays of the treasure coast are perfect for the fly fishing enthusiast. Capt Kyle specializes in sight fishing and prefers his anglers to see the fish before casting, making the experience exhilarating and challenging at the same time.Kyle also spends time in the summer in Montana fishing the Beaverhead and Big Hole River’s in Dillon, MT. Kyle has created many fly patterns for freshwater and saltwater fishing. He has proven to be a creative fly tyer and his patterns for trout are available through Montana Fly Company. His saltwater patterns are always a ‘work in progress’ as he spends most of his year fishing the shallow waters of Southwest Florida.

406-925-1279 See his website:


Captain Ken Chambers

Fly Fishing and Light Tackle
10,000 Islands and Everglades National Park
7908 Leicester Drive
Naples, FL 34104
Cell 239-289-0984
Fax 239-348-3477

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Aron Blaisdell

10,000 Islands Fishing: Capt. Aron Blaisdell

There is always something special about time spent on the water. A great way to renew friendships, or take a client out for a fishing adventure of a lifetime. Learn new techniques to improve your fishing, or just enjoy nature at its best.

Come fish the calm waters of the Naples, 10,000 Islands and Everglades National Park where the Everglades meets the Gulf of Mexico. This unique estuary is home to Snook, Redfish, Trout, Tarpon and so much more. We offer backcountry and near shore light tackle fishing, with live baits, artificial and fly, Aron is fully equipped for 1-3 anglers aboard an 18ft Hewes Bayfisher. A Coast Guard licensed and insured full-time backcountry guide will provide all tackle, licenses, and ice water, on a 4hr, 6hr, or 8hr trip.

Captain Aron Blaisdell
Inshore Fishing
Snook Tarpon Redfish
Naples Marco Ten Thousand Islands

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Keith Thompson

Captain Keith Thompson
Charter Fishing Aboard The Miss Kim
Snook, Tarpon, Trout, Redfish
PO Box 1321
Marco Island, FL 34146


Matt Hoover

Captain Matt Hoover
Back Country Fishing
Night Flight Fishing Charters
Tarpon Snook Redfish Trout
Spin, Plug, Fly Fishing

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Stacey Mullendore

Backwater Sportfishing
Light tackle and fly fishing throughout the 10,000 Islands, Everglades, and Marco
Snook, Tarpon, Redfish, Trout

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Fins -N- Grins

Captain Michael Van Jones
Great for larger groups of 4-6 people!
Charter Fishing

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George LeClair

Mudwalker Charters
Fish the 10,000 Islands
Captain George LeClair
Coast Guard Licensed and Insured
We offer 2 different boats to fit the needs of your trip.

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Captain Wright Taylor

Fly Fish Marco

Welcome to Fly Fish Marco, if you’re a hardcore Angler looking to throw flies, plugs or jigs to Tarpon, Snook, and Redfish, you’ve come to the right place. This is what we do!

Capt. Wright Taylor fishes the Ten Thousand Islands from Naples to Everglades National Park. Centrally located out of Marco Island, we are strategically located, to some of the best fishing in Florida. The weather here is cooperative most of the year. The mangroves offer shelter from the wind under all but the harshest of conditions allowing us to fish when anglers in other areas are sitting at home. Whether you are a seasoned angler or one just looking to better your skills, Capt. Wright Taylor can help. Let’s get you a trip booked. Come down here and experience the world class fishing all for yourself, you’ll be glad you did.



Captain Joe

I am Captain Joe Cassaro. I have been fishing and boating in Southwest Florida for over 20 years. I am still excited every time I take a trip out. I will be patient, informative, and will do everything I can to make your trip as memorable as possible. Thank you for considering me as you guide into this wonderful water wonderland.
I hope to see you soon!!
Safe and Clean Boat
•Coast Guard Certified Captain
•Fully Insured
•4 or 8 Hour Trips Available
•Competitive Pricing
Just bring food, beverages, sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, and camera. I will handle the rest.
I will supply top of the line quality tackle (Shiman & Penn Rods & Reels), all bait, tackle, and fuel are included in the price of the charter.

(239) 269-0695


Freedom One Charters

Winter brings new opportunities in Florida with Freedom One Charters. Captain John Whyte works the backwaters around Marco Island to find your productive spots in the Gulf and the 10,000 Islands. Hunt down snook, redfish, sea trout and other exotic saltwater fish with Captain John Whyte as he brings his experience and expertise down from the Great Lakes to help you land your trophy gulf and backwater fish. The Captain is relentless in his pursuit of your perfect South Florida fishing day, working hard so that your angling appetite is beyond fulfilled. (Just like your cooler will be for your evening fish fry!)



Welcome to Marco Island Fishing at it’s Best. Come and join the Sea Gone Fishing Team for the great fishing that Southwest Florida has to offer. Fish the aqua waters of the Gulf or go backwater among the scenic mangrove islands. Try your hand at redfish, snook, grouper, trout, tarpon, permit, snappers or sharks. Whether you’re an avid fisherman or a novice, our experienced U.S. Coast Guard licensed Captains will guide your charter to a memorable event. We also offer sightseeing and shelling. If you’re into relaxing, take a seat, kick back and see Southwest Florida’s beauty as it was meant to be seen, FROM THE WATER.


For reservations or info please call: (239) 642-7310
E-mail us at:
Marco Island, Florida 34146