SouthWest Florida’s Premier Fishing Guide


Snook Fishing in Southwest Florida

snook fishing in sw florida Experience the challenge of catching Florida’s most sought after gamefish. Fly fishing or spin, the snook will test an angler’s skill with their explosive strikes and gill rattling jumps.
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Redfishing in Southwest Florida

Captain Ken ChambersTangle with hard fighting redfish in the shallow bays of the 10,000 Islands. As they feed on small crabs and minnows, they become easy targets for a well placed fly or lure.
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Tarpon Fishing in Southwest Florida

tarpon fishingCome battle with the silver king. Spring migrations can bring tarpon well over 100 lbs. Baby tarpon are found year round with summer and fall being the prime time for these fish ranging 5-50 lbs.
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Fly Fishing in Southwest Florida

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Presenting flies to hard fighting snook, redfish and tarpon is the pinnacle of fly fishing the area. 7-9 weight rods are preferred for backcountry action. 11-12 weights are suitable for big tarpon.

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Trip and Rate Information
redfishing in southwest floridaLook inside for answers to frequently asked questions. Also, find out what you should bring on a trip and where we will meet for your fishing trip.
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Meet the Captain
fishing trip informationWelcome, to my website. I am Ken Chambers and I grew up fishing in Southwest Florida. As a full time guide and tournament angler, I probably spend as much time on a boat as I do off of it...
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My Fishing Reports

fishing reportBrowse through my latest fishing reports. Read about other anglers’ fishing tales and get recent updates of what, when and where the fish are biting.
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Contact Information

Capt. Ken Chambers
7908 Leicester Drive  Naples, FL 34104
Cell: 1-239-289-0984


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Trip and Rate Information
½ Day$400
¾ Day $525
Full Day $650
A $100 deposit is due at the time of booking a trip.
All tackle, license, bait, ice and bottled water are included.

What to bring

To be sure you have the most comfortable day in our tropical conditions.  I recommend you bring the following items:
Polarized sunglasses
Non-marking soled shoes
Insect Repellant

What will we be fishing for?

Sport fishing is year-round in Southwest Florida. Tarpon, snook, and redfish abound in the warmer months and can be caught in the winter if the weather is mild. Cooler temperatures bring in sea trout, pompano, sheepshead, and drum. Jack crevalle, ladyfish, snapper and more fill in the rest of the day with tight lines and bent rods. The weather and the tides play a major factor in what is biting. The beauty of this area is you never know what the next cast might bring.
What is the cancellation policy?

Cancellations due to dangerous or deteriorating weather conditions will be refunded the entire deposit the day of the trip. The calendar only lends itself to a certain number of days to fish. When a client has an issue with a date, I try to accommodate every request to postpone or move dates around if necessary. A trip cancelled over two weeks in advance by the client will have the deposit returned in full. Trips cancelled inside of two weeks of the agreed upon fishing date(s) will be subject to forfeiture of the deposit. I will do everything possible to re-book the date with another client and if that is possible then the deposit will be returned.
What time and where do we meet?

We can discuss the available options before the trip. Most trips will leave from the Calusa Island Marina in Goodland (385 Angler Drive Goodland, FL 34140) minutes from Marco Island and about 30 minutes from Naples. Other departures include Pine Island, Estero Bay, Naples, Marco Island, and Everglades City.
Generally we will leave at 7AM or 1PM depending on what time you request at booking. During the winter, a later departure might be more comfortable as the temperatures rise quickly when the sun gets up high. Also, in the summer, nothing beats the early morning bite so an earlier departure may be appropriate.

I have a large group of anglers. Now what?

This is often the case in the Naples area. Corporate trips or large families can be accommodated with advance notice. Finding another boat to carry other members of your party is an option. I often work with the most qualified guides in the area to fill spots for larger groups. Please don’t hesitate to contact me for a referral you can count on. I will only refer guides that I have complete confidence will do a good job.

What type of skiff do we fish on
The Maverick Mirage HPX is a totally revolutionary skiff designed for the most dedicated shallow water anglers. The HPX hull is constructed using VARIS™ technology. It is lighter, faster, drier, floats shallower and poles quieter than any other boat on the market today. The new Maverick Mirage HPX is ground zero for the next generation of high performance, poling skiffs. Powered by a Yamaha 4 stroke outboard, this skiff gets us to where the fish are.

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