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Address: Naples, FL (Formerly Get Hooked Fishing Charters)
Phone Number:
+1 239-280-8138

Captain Tim Daugherty welcomes angles of all experience levels, children...

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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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 immediately back that same day and couldn't have made booking any easier. My buddy Max and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Christopher F
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 hour, and super glad we did because time flew by with Capt. Tim. He helped... More 

1 Thank Christopher F
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
1 review
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 was a great guy and knew what he was doing. He took us on a... More 

Thank mjrickard21
Level Contributor
3 reviews
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 cast (but my daughter *loved* the dolphins). Capt Tim is a great teacher-- patient and... More 

Thank ChesterPC
Barrington, Rhode Island
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2 reviews
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 the fishing which is excellent. The boat was very well kept and the perfect size... More 

Thank CoastalLiving_SS
Naples, Florida
1 review
Reviewed 3 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 a ton of fish including snook, jacks, blue fish, snapper and even a tarpon. I... More 

Thank josh2017
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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. Tricky technique that he wasn't used to: cast, real in a few seconds, jerk the... More 

1 Thank marcotourist
Tim D, Owner at Fish The Salt, responded to this review

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 to quite elderly. Most of my regulars consist of Naples retirees. When you decide to... More 

Islamorada, Florida
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 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
Naples, Florida
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 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 able to acommodate my disability. He knew all the shady places snook like to hang... More 

1 Thank CWKnob2
Shawano, Wisconsin
1 review
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 a great time with Tim and would highly recommend him for a backwater experience. When... More 

Thank Charles D
Lakewood Ranch, Florida
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015

I wouldn't book with this guy if you paid me!!!! He cxl'd our trip the night before we were to fish after he received several txt verifications saying we were booked and where/what time should we meet the next morning (with corresponding txt from Tim). This trip was booked on 4/23 and we were supposed to fish on 4/16, with... More 

Thank Billy D
tmoneysunny, Owner at Fish The Salt, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Unfortunately, as I can see by it, you were not happy with the way you were treated. As you can see by my TripAdvisor rating, although they are few, they are all perfect. I strive to give every one of my customers 5 star treatment, regardless of whether they are first timers, or ten year... More 

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