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 "Tarpon Time"  Paul Plante battled this 180+lb Tarpon on light tackle!!!

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In loving memory of Capt. angel Torres, he will be missed

Capt. Angel Torres

"Tarpon & Light Tackle Specialist"

NO FISH NO PAY's that simple!


Hello, my name is; Captain Angel Torres. and I have been fishing Florida’s beautiful backcountry flats for over 14 years. I enjoy watching my clients battle trophy game-fish on light tackle  w/artificial lures and/or live bait!  Another one of my specialties is "Night Snookin" charters!  I will guide you at night to trophy Snook using artificial baits  for some "extreme" excitement & memorable catches!  If you have ever wondered what it would be like to fish with a tournament angler, such as the ones you see on T.V., now is your chance to find out, I promise you'll enjoy my company too!!!!


You’ll cherish the memories and fishing experience of a lifetime.  I pride myself on putting anglers on fish and providing them with an opportunity to catch the trophy of a lifetime. I'll provide you with the best fishing equipment on the market, such as Quatum Reels on St. Croix Rods.


Species Targeted:  Capt. Angel can consistently target any species of game fish that patrol the inshore and near shore waters of the Southwest Florida Coast, to include Giant Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Trout, Shark, Mackerel, Snapper and Jack Crevalle.  His specialty is targeting Snook, Redfish, Trout and Jack Crevalle. 


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


Coverage Area: Southwest Florida-Englewood/ Gasparilla Sound/ Charlotte Hrb/ Pine Island Sound/ Captiva/ Sannibel.

Methods:  Light Tackle Spin & Plug Tackle and Fly-fishing.  Artificial Lures & Live Bait.

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 



Maximum Anglers:  THREE,  Prefer two for backcountry.    


Boat:  2007 22’ Shearwater, powered by a Yamaha 250 H.P. four-stroke Outboard.  The boat is fast, dry and can comfortably fish up to three anglers. 


The Shearwater floats in less then a foot of water, which is a necessity when targeting Snook, Redfish and Trout in our shallow waters, and she will comfortably cross open choppy water. 


 The captain’s  boats are equipped with the very best and latest in equipment, to include a Fish Finder, Global Positioning System, Computerized Chart/Map Plotter, VHF Radio, Cellular Telephone.  The boats are also equipped with Minn Kota Riptide Electric Motors for creeping up on schools of Tarpon and Power-Poles to hold the boat in position while, anglers make cast to tailing Redfish and/or frenzied Snook.


Charter includes:  Rod, reels,  live, dead & artificial bait, tackle, fishing licenses,  water, ice, fish cleaning & bagging and no fish no pay guarantee.  Our professional and friendly attitude is free of charge.


Reserve Capt. Angel Torres  today for the Absolute Best in SW Florida Inshore, Flats and Backcountry Light Tackle Fishing!


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This Month's Featured Fishing Guides:


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Capt.  Derrick Jacobsen


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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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