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Fishing the Naples Inshore

Naples, Florida offers our clients the chance to fish one of the state’s most active and pristine inshore fisheries. Whether fishing on the fly or light tackle, the backcountry waters here are home to a healthy population of Florida’s most sought-after inshore fish species. When it’s Tarpon time, Naples doesn’t disappoint. Home to both a resident population and also being a regular stop for the massive seasonal migrations, Naples is one of the premiere Tarpon fishing destinations along the states southwest coast.

When planning your Naples fishing charter, Chasin’ Tales utilizes multiple launch locations and offers these charters all year ’round. If you’re ready to go fish make your reservations here, or if you need a little help with the planning phase – give Captain Geoff Crouse a quick email at the link below, or call him directly at 239-216-0378

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Inshore Fishing

naples florida inshore fishing for snook

In Naples, the scenery is amazing, the wildlife is abundant, and the fishing just simply can’t be beat! Get away and get lost in the wilds of Naples.

Inshore Trips

Fly Fishing

naples fly fisherman with a redfish

Southwest Florida is very shallow near the coast; and here in Naples we are blessed with clean, clear water and an abundance of game fish!

Fly Fishing

Tarpon Fishing

tarpon fisherman with a tarpon

Every spring we get a big run of giant tarpon and throughout the year we can target juvenile tarpon in the backcountry.

Tarpon Fishing

Night Fishing

fishing poles ready to fight fish at night

Nighttime fishing here in the Naples area is phenomenal. Many species of fish actually feed better at night than they do during the daytime.

Night Fishing

Pick Up Locations for Our Naples Fishing Trips

Naples City Dock

Bayview Park Boat Ramp

Cocahatchee River Park (Wiggins Pass)

Chasin’ Tales & The City of Naples

We are an exclusive member of the The City of Naples charter fishing fleet, which is conveniently located near the heart of downtown Naples at The City Docks in Crayton Cove – 880 12th Ave. South, Naples, FL 34102.

For booking or questions about guided nearshore and backwater fishing in Naples, Fl.  Call Capt. Geoff 1-239-216-0378 or reserve online.

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Some of the Naples, Fl. Area’s Popular Species


a fisherman with a snook caught in naples

Snook is a popular sub-tropical fish that Florida fisherman and everyday people look forward to catching. Why? Snoke put up a fight! Snook are known to be a tricky fish to catch.They are renowned for being one of the best fighting inshore species, making long runs, leaps and head shakes that make them a ton of fun to catch.

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a tarpon being released in a naples fishing boat

Tarpon are a popular sportfish. They’re known to be acrobatic, jumping high out of the water – it’s quite the sight to see. Florida is home to many Tarpon game fish tournaments. And believe it or not, they have been swimming in the world’s oceans since prehistoric times. They can grow up to 8 feet in length and weigh up to 300 pounds.

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a fisherman with a naples redfish

Redfish, also known as Red Drum, live most of their life cycle right near the shores, because they are not long-distance swimmers. They are Florida’s most widespread estuarine fish. Like tarpon, redfish are a big gaming fish in Florida; these fish put up a fight for long periods of time. These fish have been known to grow up to 45 in. and weigh 51 pounds.

Learn More About Redfish