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Fish The Salt

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Naples, FL
+1 239-280-8138
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Real nice trip

Capt. Tim was first rate all morning. He was great with both of us on sight fishing the snook... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2017
via mobile
Great day with Capt. Tim and the Lobster Boys

I contacted Tim about a month and half about guiding service through email. He called me... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Christopher F
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Captain Tim Daugherty welcomes angles of all experience levels, children & adults, from the beginner to the seasoned pro. Southwest Florida offers some of the finest backcountry light tackle fishing in the world. The Southwest coast including Estero Bay, Naples, Marco Island, and down through the 10,000 Islands offers some of the finest backcountry light tackle spin & fly fishing in the country. This area lends us pristine bays, mangroves, oyster bars, tidal estuaries, and passes. Our paradise contains miles of shorelines and grass flats attracting some of the best in shallow water fishing. The four most sought after game fish including tarpon, snook, trout, and redfish can be targeted on a year round basis. Backcountry fishing is so popular because it typically offers protected year round calm waters. Whether it's fly fishing the grass flats or sight fishing the white sand beaches and mangroves you are sure to always have an amazing experience out on the water!
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Naples, FL
+1 239-280-8138
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Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Capt. Tim was first rate all morning. He was great with both of us on sight fishing the snook. Would have loved a crack at a tarpon but that is fishing. Definitely will look him up again if we get down there.

Thank CW_14_Fish
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

I contacted Tim about a month and half about guiding service through email. He called me immediately back that same day and couldn't have made booking any easier. My buddy Max and I were on vacation with our family and we opted for the 6...More

1  Thank Christopher F
Reviewed 24 April 2017

My friend planned the trip with Tim a few weeks before our families went to Bonita Springs. I usually do not fish a lot but was very excited to go early in the morning. As soon as we met Captain Tim, you could tell he...More

Thank mjrickard21
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We caught some bait "out front," then fished a bit for small sharks until the tide picked up. We then had a great time casting live bait to snook and jack until some dolphins came along and spooked the fish we were catching on every...More

Thank ChesterPC
Reviewed 19 January 2017

This was a fantastic and fun fishing trip. Captain Tim was a great guy, fun, knowledgeable and knew where the fish were. We met Tim at a boat ramp in south Naples, but he did mention that he travels to different boat ramps depending on...More

Thank CoastalLiving_SS
Reviewed 2 January 2017

I took my 5 year old son fishing with Captain Tim on a half day trip and it could not have been a better experience. Tim is very knowledgeable about the local fishing spots and was incredibly good with my 5 year old. We caught...More

Thank josh2017
Reviewed 2 March 2016

Captain Tim was courteous when I booked a fishing trip for my 83 year old father and myself. It was a beautiful day in the backwater of the 10,000 islands. Tim showed us his technique, which uses fake shrimp lures and an open bale rod....More

1  Thank marcotourist
Tim D, Owner at Fish The Salt, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2016

I truly appreciate constructive criticism, and always work towards ways I can better my business to provide a memorable experience to all my clients. However, I am learning I can't win them all. I take out clients that range in age from the very young...More

Reviewed 5 January 2016

Capt. Tim is a lot of fun, very patient and knows the area like the back of his hand. Looking forward to more adventures chasing after snook and redfish.

Thank Brittney N
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I went fishing with Captain Tim on a lark. I had a day off in Naples, and decided to spend a half-day on the water. I got lucky, Tim was available on a hot Florida summer day. His equipment is first class, and he was...More

1  Thank CWKnob2
Reviewed 19 April 2015

My friend John & I went fishing with Tim on Friday and had a tremendous day. We moved to several holes and caught numerous Snook with a couple of monsters lost at the boat. We also caught some Jack, Sea Trout, and Snapper. We had...More

Thank Charles D
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Rickie G
11 February 2015|
Response from Pat G |
Here are the rates: $375 for 1-2 people & $50 per person after that. (the rates are all on their site) Happy fishing!
9 February 2015|
Response from napochan | Reviewed this property |
No, we kept what we caught that was of legal size and took home clean filets.