Boca Grande is the Tarpon capital of the World for a reason: Giant Tarpon!! and lots of them!!. With pods of Tarpon stacked 40ft thick in the pass and thousands cruising the nearby beaches, there is no question why people travel from around the world to try their hand at the True Silver King. One of the strongest fish in the ocean, Tarpon put up a fight that is guaranteed to test your strength and stamina while putting on aerial assault that would make the Blue Angels jealous. Averaging 130lbs with small fish weighing 100lbs and fish over 200 pounds caught regularly, the Tarpon of Boca Grande are absolute Beasts!!
Every year these Giants migrate to Boca Grande to feed on the crabs and bait fish that flush out of Charlotte Harbor creating an all you can eat buffet. The feeding frenzy often attracts monster bull sharks and Hammerheads cranking things up a notch. The fishing is on fire morning, noon, and night with non-stop action. Fishing within 100yds off the beach and less than five minutes from the dock, this is a fishery that enables everyone, regardless of their sea legs, to take part and catch their fish of a lifetime!! There is no where else in the world where you can catch 100-250lb fish as your family watches you from the beach in the shadow of world famous Boca Grande Lighthouse. Capt. Kevin Brotz, often referred to as 'KB' has been fishing Boca Grande for 15yrs and has fine tuned the skills necessary to guide his clients to the heart pumping action of The Silver King. KB loves nothing more than watching his clients catch their first fish over 100lbs with plenty of clients entering the 200+ Club every year. Fishing a fully loaded 22ft Patfinder Bay Boat with a 200hp Yamaha, outfitted with custom rods/reels, and a brand new Humminbird HD 1198 depthfinder, it's easy to see that no expense has been spared to ensure our clients have the time of their lives. A proud member of Humminbird Electronics and Mossy Oak Pro Staff, Capt. Kevin Brotz takes great pride in offering his anglers a top notch experience.
Trophy Bass Fishing
Whether you are a serious fisherman looking to pick up new tips and tricks, or in from out of town looking to catch a Monster Largemouth, we can customize a trip to suit your needs. We specialize in putting our clients on Trophy Bass regardless of their skill level. There is nothing like watching a 10lb GIANT inhale your bait as she tries to pull you out of the boat. Whether you are wanting to pitch to bedding bass, flip mats, rip hydrilla, or sit back and relax as we drift shiners along the weed lines, we do what it takes to ensure you have a trip of a lifetime!
Just minutes from all the major attractionsMake the most of your vacation and get out on the water! Fish over 8lbs are caught regularly throughout the year with fish over 10lbs being very common during the spring months.
Capt. Kevin Brotz has been bass fishing his entire life and lives just minutes from the waters he guides. As a Humminbird Electronics & Mossy Oak Camouflage Pro Staff member, he has proven himself as a guide & takes great pride in providing a top notch service for his clients. Fishing a fully rigged Pathfinder 22ft Bay Boat with a 200hp Yamaha, brand new Humminbird 1198c si Gps/Sonar, & custom gear, no expense has been spared to ensure our clients have a successful time on the water.
Packages & Rates
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Boca Tarpon FishingMorning or Hill Tide (evening): - $600
The Morning trip typically starts around 6:00 and ends around noon while the Hill Tide 'evening' trip typically starts around 1 and ends around sunset. Depending on what the fish are doing and your preference, we'll either send'm flying in the pass with conventional gear, or stick 'em along the nearby beaches and Charlotte Harbor with spinning tackle. We will gladly adjust the time of your trip to accommodate your needs, the fishing is always on FIRE in Boca Grande! Additional time available at $100 an hour
Silver King: - $800
This trip gives anglers a chance to experience the best of Boca Grande with a solid amount of time behind the rod. Starting around 6:00 we typically fish till 11:00 before swinging in to a local marina for lunch and to cool off before heading back out to fish the backside of the tide. Ending roughly around 3:00, this trip offers anglers an extra hour free in order to stay fresh all day by taking in some AC and good food in between workouts. Additional time is available at $100 an hour.
Iron Man: (Strongly Recommended) - $1000**This trip is essentially a Silver King and Hill Tide trip combined saving you $400!
**This trip is essentially a Silver King and Hill Tide trip combined saving you $400!
Bass Fishing (Group Trips can be arranged)
4hr - $425.00Depart shop at safe daylight until 11:30am
6hr - $500.00Depart shop at safe daylight until 1:30pm
8hr - $550.00Depart shop at safe daylight until 3:30pm
Prices are for 1 or 2 people
3rd person is additional $75.00
$100.00 Deposit is required at the time of booking.
* Cancellations must be made 3 Days (72 hours) in advance , to avoid a $100.00 late cancellation fee.
Bad weather cancelation will be determined by the guide.
** Customer is responsible for the cost of live-bait (shiners) .
All Fishing Tackle & Lures are provided.
What You Should Bring
- Florida Fishing License: Customers are responsible for their own license. You can purchase one here.
- Sun Glasses, Food, Drinks, Rain Gear, & Jacket: Check with guide on weather and clothing needed. Ice will be provided. Extra rain gear and sunscreen will be available.
- Camera: for pictures of your catch, and the wildlife.
- Your own tackle & lures (optional): You are welcome to bring your own. Check with guide concerning amount and styles.