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 "FAMILY FISHIN FUN!"    The Sigurdson family; Larry Sigurdson, Brandee & Bill Parsons had their hands full battling multiple "Bull Redfish" up to 14lbs, Snook & Speckled Sea Trout!  Their combined battling efforts entitled them to a "Sigurdson Family Florida Slam" (by landing a Snook, Redfish & Trout)!     "EXCELLENT JOB EVERYONE" Capt. Derrick Jacobsen


Jack Garland brings his son-in-law, Buddy to stalk Charlotte Harbor "Cobia"!  After a few attempts it's "Fish On"!  This beautiful 36"-20lb Cobia gave a 20 minute battle of pure adrenaline while fishing with Capt. Steve Eggers!



Friends; Mark & Craig fished "Gasparilla Sound" with Capt. Steve Eggers for an exciting day of "catching"!  Together the landed 3-Redfish, 1-Snook, 5-Sheepshead, & multiple Trout & Ladyfish to conclude a busy day of "Catch & Release"!!


The Cambern Family took a short afternoon cruise and  Capt. Dan Cambern decided to make a stop on the way to let his sons; Brent & Chad & wife; Arlene catch dinner!!!


A-1 Marine sends their loyal customers; Guy Lee, Larry Barnikow & Andy Toth with "Florida Light Tackle Charters" to experience fishing with the best guides in Florida, and Charlotte Harbor was the destination for this trip.



 Doug Davenport's family & friends went on a 2-boat guided fishing adventure with Captains; Derrick Jacobsen & Jarrett Lombard on the beautiful endless grass-flats of Gasparilla Sound.   May not be Hogs, but definitely FUN!!! 



Ervin Parker & Brian Hazel had a busy day of "CATCHING" sum; 15+ Snook up to 29"s, 7 Speckled Sea Trout up to 3lbs, 6 Jack Crevalle ranging 15+lbs & several thrashing Ladyfish!!!  Charlotte Harbor fishing with Capt. Angel Torres is always an exciting day on the water especially when your drags a screaming!!!


Another "Catching" day offshore with Capt. Dan Cambern, pictured are some beautiful and tasty Gag & Red grouper!!


A full six-pack is what this offshore trip consisted of with it's variety of catches including Red & Gag grouper, Grey & Mangrove Snapper, not to mention FUN!!! when fishing with Capt. Dan Cambern


Scott Joslin & Rob Macleod spent the day catching plenty of Speckled Sea Trout, Mangrove Snapper, and Redfish around the endless backcountry flats of Boca Grande and Gasparilla Sound!!


"Can't Get Enough"  of Charlotte Harbor "Catching"!  FLTC's repeat client Brad Hayes returns to Florida, bringing a friend to experience the bountiful backcountry fishing Charlotte Harbor has to offer!  Battling Redfish was the name of the game using artificial ONLY!!! with Capt. Derrick Jacobsen

Grouper, Grouper, Grouper was the name of the game for this deep sea charter off the coast of Boca Grande, FL guided by Capt. Dan Cambern,.

Capt. Derrick Jacobsen's daughter & son; Kaci (8) & Dalton (2) love to play, (mostly in the dirt).  "SOAP" it does a body GOOD!!!


"CROCODILE DUNDEE" or better know as Glen Coolahan an Australian Hunting Outfitter from the land down under, accompanied by our long time friend, Jim Purdy of Venice, FL take a guided Gasparilla fishing charter with Capt. Derrick Jacobsen.  Despite 20knot winds they  managed to catch a variety of; Trout, Redfish, Flounder & Sheephead on the beautiful grassflats

Now that's a "WHOPPER" and I'm not talking about a hamburger!   Young Chad Cambern shows off his Monster Largemouth Bass, caught in Pt Charlotte.



     In February; amongst the cypress trees, bob cats, alligators, ospreys and largemouth bass is some pretty good freshwater Snook Fishing in the Peace & Myakka Rivers.  Charlotte Harbor Fishing with Florida Light Tackle Charters!!


Terry & Pete of Illinois have a tough day of fishing, but still manage five Reds and 15+ Seatrout with Capt. Allan Beraquit in Charlotte Harbor.  Pictured above is a 34" 10.5lb Redfish


Just another late night Snook caught fishin in Charlotte Harbor

Fishing for Giant Redfish in Mosquito Lagoon on 2/3 with Capt. Eric Perez

Capt. Eric Herstedt holds up a Nighttime Tarpon for David. Krauser from Pennsylvania

A nice Red, sight fishing with Capt. Derrick Jacobsen




  John Shea & his fishin buddy, Mary Beurkle (Babe) had an excellent backcountry charter with Capt. Derrick Jacobsen in Charlotte Harbor!  Mary, a NJ State Trooper & hard core angler battled and landed 5-Redfish, 1-Snook, & a Trout to complete a "Florida Slam" during her "Backcountry Adventure"  John landed sum 10-Trout & a couple of Redfish like the one pictured above he fell in love with!! LOL  Together they released over 25 fish for an awesome day of February!!!!


Sam Bjorklund with friends Chris & Scott had a great day of fishing the "Boca Grande Flats" landing over 25 Trout several Ladyfish & this 28" "Bull Redfish" while on a guided backcountry charter with Capt. Steve Eggers!  It doesn't get much better than a beautiful February day "catching" multiple species of game-fish roaming the endless grass flats of Gasparilla Sound!!!!


Long time FLTC client Joe Comeaux returns with his buddy Richard for another "Charlotte Harbor Fishing Adventure" with Capt. Derrick Jacobsen  They battled & landed sum 5-Redfish, 12-Trout, 8-Flounder & several lighting fast Ladyfish to make an excellent day of "Catching"!!!


John & Margaret Comment of Port Charlotte spend a learning day on Charlotte Harbor.  Although a slow day, John & Margaret still manage to land four Redfish, three Snook, Trout & Ladyfish. 




Chad & Karen Duncan of Jacksonville had a "Catching" day on Charlotte Harbor.  Countless Inshore Slams (Redfish, Snook & Seatrout) were caught today.





It's always a good problem when you can't keep count of how many Big Redfish you catch.  Mike Dalrymple & friends from Ohio fish Charlotte Harbor.  Smallest Red was 26" and largest was over 30"....What a day!


Despite 20 - 25 MPH Winds and 45 degree temps, Ben & Bob of New Jersey still manage to release 7 Snook on a 4-hr evening Snook charter!!



Just another day in paradise......The Denny Family from Colorado have to cut their charter short as a result of sore arms from pulling on so many fish!  We lost count of how many Snook from 26" - 29" and Redfish from 25" - 29" we caught.  That's Charlotte Harbor Fishing !!



Ed Karas & family from Naperville, IL on their 2nd trip to Charlotte Harbor.  The fishing charter resulted in countless fish to include Redfish, Snook, Sea Trout and Ladyfish



David Stebbing of South Carolina shows off several Redfish caught with Capt. Scott Roe in Charlotte Harbor.  David nails a 9lb Redfish sight fishing on the "FLY" !!!!




Eric Fraim & his wife of Millington, Michigan lose count of how many Giant Redfish they caught.  It's every other cast for hours...Reds ranging from 25" to 35" and 15lbs!



Brian Peterson & Crew from Minnesota have a "Catching" day in Charlotte Harbor.



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