Fishing & Boating

Fishing the island can be the best way to experience the island and its charm. Check out Captain Van Hubbard’s monthly fishing column and try your luck yourself or with one of our preferred guides and charters, or simply look up a great recipe to cook your catch.

FISHING GUIDES AND CHARTERS

Capt. Van Hubbard
941-740-4665
captvan.com

Capt. Greg Penix
941-697-1815
fishingfla.com

Capt. Phil Dugger, Jr.
941-629-2708
podzillacharters.com

Fly Fishing Charters
Captain Austin Louder
941-815-0254
seaandstreamflyfishing.com

Capt. Keith Santucci
941-445-2680
keithsantucci@comcast.net

Capt. Mike Slattery
844-289-0741
www.palmislandoutfitters.com

Capt. Steve Hogan
941-474-6461/941-457-7287

Capt. San Elsberry
813-924-3685

 

BOAT/JET SKI RENTALS

Barrier Island Boat Rentals
941-625-0853
boatrentalsflorida.com

Hooked on SUP (stand up paddle boards, kayaks)
941-504-1699
www.hookedonsup.com

John & Kelly’s Boats
941-812-1607

FLORIDA FISHING LICENSES

Florida Fish & Wildlife Conservation Commission

MARINAS

Eldred’s Marina
941-697-1431

Gasparilla Marina
941-697-2280
gasparillamarina.com

Cape Haze Marina Bay
941-698-1110
capehazemarina.com
Located at  Marker 8 on Intracoastal Waterway
Boat lift for trailered boats up to 30 feet in length
Parking fee applies

Aquamarina Palm Harbour
941-697-4356

BOAT LAUNCH FACILITIES

Cape Haze Marina Bay
941-698-1110
capehazemarina.com
Located at  Marker 8 on Intracoastal Waterway
Boat lift for trailered boats up to 30 feet in length
Parking fee applies

County Ramp
Located at the intersection of CR775 and Boca Grande Causeway
Parking fee applies

Eldred’s Marina
941-697-1431
Located on the Boca Grande Causeway just before the toll booth
Parking fee applies