If you want to combine some top-notch angling with serious small town charm, then look no further than Punta Gorda, FL. Captain James Daughtry is a Florida native through and through, and he invites you to join him aboard Southern Waters Charters to spend a day on the beautiful, bountiful back bays. Get ready to experience Floridian fishing at its finest!
The motivation behind Capt. James’s charter business is short and sweet: “I’ve been fishing my whole life, and I simply love doing it.” Whether you’re looking to add some local flair to your vacation, want to make memories with your family, or are looking to explore a fantastic fishery with your angling buddies, Southern Waters Charters has something for everyone.
You’ll be traveling onboard a 22’ Blue Wave bay boat that can comfortably accommodate up to 4 anglers. You’ll all be able to fish at the same time. Her size makes her perfect for cruising the back bays and exploring seriously shallow, productive waters. She’s equipped with all the necessary navigational equipment, such as GPS and fishfinder, as well as safety gear and life jackets for little ones. You’ll be guaranteed a smooth and comfortable journey out to the hottest spots!
As for the species you’ll be targeting? Get ready to come face-to-gills with some world-famous Floridian superstars, such as Tarpon, Snook, Spotted Seatrout, Redfish, and plenty more. Capt. James will have you using light tackle and spinning and popping along the back bay waters for your dream catch. He’ll be on hand to help you refine your favorite technique, or try something new—he loves passing down his knowledge to fellow anglers.
Your trip includes top-notch rods and reels, pre-caught live bait, an ice chest, and everything else that you need for a successful day on the water. Your fishing license is also included. Just bring along your favorite drinks and snacks, and a thirst for some seriously first-class Floridian fishing onboard Southern Waters Charters!
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Blue wave (Bay boat) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine.
Types of Fishing
Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.