Pine Island Guided Kayak Fishing Excursion:
Named one of America’s 25 best Fishing Spots by Field & Stream Magazine, Pine Island Coast is an angler’s playground! Gulf Coast Kayak offers Kayak Fishing Trips based on ideal fishing forecasts for that day. We will provide you with a “Local Fishing Expert” who will take you to their “secret fishing spots” in the Matlacha Aquatic Preserve. Our Kayak Fishing Charters includes a 12-14 ft sit-on-top fishing kayaks, with a 450lb capacity which is ideal for drifting the flats and hooking up with snook, redfish and spotted sea trout! Our Guided kayak fishing Trips in Cape Coral and Pine Island FL also include: life vest, paddle, anchor, net, hook remover, casting net, kayak paddle, high back seats with lumbar support, and bottled water and soda.
1 or 2 people $165 per person
add $100 for each addition person
Full Day : 5 – 6 Hours of Fishing
Fish The Flats Like Pro – Kayak Fishing Lesson
Wanna know what it’s like to hook into a Bull Red big enough to pull you & your kayak in circles? Whether you are an accomplished angler or a novice to the sport, our experienced Kayak Fishing Guides will teach you how to fish the flats safely & effectively while on a kayak! This class will lay the foundation for you to enjoy a lifetime of quality fishing with your kayak by introducing specific angling techniques to get you landing those big fish & experience your own Pine Island Sleigh Ride!
Our day will start early with plenty of onshore instruction, a beach launch, a few more lessons on the water and then lots of fishing!
We will cover the following:
• Onshore instruction with review of basic paddling techniques, safety, essential gear and clothing, self rescue, weather, tide & float plan preparation.
• How to select and outfit the best fishing kayak to suit your individual needs & budget which includes rigging & tackle (Rods, Reels & Line)
• Learn bait applications including surface (top water) plugs, swimming plugs, Live Bait and artificial lures
• Understanding when, where & how to target the fish you seek! We will discuss Time, Tides & Weather, different species of fish found in local waters, their habitats and traits.
$89.00 Per Person
Half Day 3-4 Hours
Need a Fishing License? Follow this convenient link http://myfwc.com/License/ for license and permit information including license requirements and resident and non-resident fees. Annual, 7 day, or 3 day licenses are available for non-residents. Licenses can be purchased on-line, at the county tax collector’s office, or via phone by calling 888-FISH-FLORIDA (347-4356).