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BOOK NOW for the 2017 Tarpon Season!  Fish the area known as;



Capt. Jimmy Willis

"Tarpon & Light Tackle Specialist"

NO FISH NO PAY's that simple!


Captain Jimmy Willis, a native to S.W. Florida was born in Punta Gorda.  He has been fishing Charlotte Harbor to Pine Island Sound for 27yrs.  He loves to stalk game fish of all species with his favorite being Snook, Tarpon & Shark!  Capt. Jimmy is an avid tournament angler whom consistently places in the top ten for local tournaments,  with several first place finishes under his belt.  Capt. Jimmy is a very patient, easy going family oriented Captain.  He welcomes anglers of all skill levels and loves teaching youth anglers the art & techniques of fishing.  By the end of the charter, you'll develop an appreciation for the area's bounty and plenty of knowledge you'll gain by fishing with one of FLTC's more experienced, highly energized and personable laidback light tackle captains.  If you desire a great time on the water and an awesome angling experience, Captain Jimmy is your hook-up!!

Coverage Area:  Southwest Florida from Englewood south to world famous Charlotte Harbor/Boca Grande & Pine Island Sound.


Capt. Jimmy can accommodate "On the water" pick-ups & drop offs on the "Out Islands from Palm island south to Boca Grande, Little Gasparilla, Bokeelia, Pine Island,  Cayo Costa, Cabbage Key & N. Captiva.  Capt. Jimmy charges $50 for "Out Island" pickups.


Species Targeted:  Snook, Redfish, Tarpon, Shark, Cobia, Jack Crevalle and Spotted Sea Trout.


Please click HERE for a description and pictures of some of the game fish you may catch aboard a Florida Light Tackle Fishing Charter


Methods:  Light Tackle Spin & Bait casting. 

Tournament Charters:  Available for anywhere in coverage area. Click HERE for more information.

Sight Seeing & Nature Tours:  Available for personalized sightseeing & nature tours. 

Maximum Anglers:  Four


Boat:   24' Sea Hunt, equipped with a Yahmaha 225hp  outboard and all of the bells & whistles to include a Global Positioning System, fish finder, radio, trolling motor and cell phone.


Charter includes:  All rods, reels, live bait, artificial bait, fishing licenses and a "No Fish No Pay Guarantee"



Reserve Capt. Jimmy Willis today for the Absolute Best in SW Florida Light Tackle Fishing!


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This Month's Featured Fishing Guides:


Light Tackle Tarpon fishing in Boca Grande & Charlotte Harbor with

Capt.  Derrick Jacobsen


Light Tackle fishing in Islamorada & The Florida Keys with

Capt. Eric Herstedt


Deep Sea Fishing with Capt. Ray McCauley in  Jacksonville &

St. Augustinne


"Light Tackle" fishing for Tarpon, Snook & Redfish around the Tampa Bay/Tarpon Springs area with

Capt. Mike Witfoth


Sight Cast to schools of Giant Redfish in Mosquito Lagoon with

Capt. Jim Ross


Deep Sea & Tarpon Fishing Key West with

Capt. Mike Weinhofer


Fly-fishing in Chokoloskee & 10,000 Islands with

Capt. Ray Culver


Nightime Trophy Snook Fishing with

Capt. Dave Pomerleau


Light Tackle fishing from Jacksonville to St. Augustine with

Capt. Ron Schurr


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