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90+% of our clients come from out of state.  Some of whom, may be your neighbors.  Some might just have your local river or bay on their "Next Place to go" list.  In the world of marketing, it is always a plus to maximize your exposure.  If you are an "Out of State"  charter boat captain or a fishing guide and would like to include your business in our directory, please click here for a free listing & Reciprocal Link to your site.  Once approved, we will notify you via email & verify you have a reciprocal link to our site.



Captain Reed Montgomery  Reeds Guide Service  "Over 30 Years Fishing Alabama for Bass and Stripers"


Captain Brad Johnson   Triple C Charters Back bay/Inshore charters, specializing in Redfish, speckled trout, Sheephead


Captain Stacey Branch  Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Alabama Deep Sea Fishing offers a service that provides you with honest answers, saves you time and takes the guess work out of locating a reputable charter fishing boat and captain for a PRIVATE CHARTER. The charter fleet of boats is located in Orange Beach, AL within minutes of the Gulf of Mexico, close to the fishing. Orange Beach is conveniently located off I-10 not far from Biloxi and Gulfport in Mississippi, Mobile in Alabama and Pensacola, Fort Walton and Destin in Florida.


Captain Stacey Branch  Who's Who Independent Charter Booking Agency Who's Who Charter Fishing Booking Agency books for the best Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Charters in Orange Beach, and Gulf Shores, AL. The charter fleet of boats is located within minutes of the Gulf of Mexico, close to the fishing. Most boats charter year round. Who's Who matches your needs in fishing to the boat and the captain for PRIVATE CHARTERS.


Captain Steve Atkinson  Atkinson Charters The "MAD HATTER" winner of the Alabama Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo, is a 42'Hatteras Sport fisher located in Orange Beach, AL. All the latest electronics, fully air conditioned, with twin 300 hp diesel engines. All types fishing.

Captain Carl Boaz  Pickwick Lake Trophy Smallmouth Fishing Guide Service I fish live bait for TROPHY SMALLMOUTH bass on Wilson and Pickwick Lakes in North Alabama


Captain Grady Sowards  Good Time Charters 52 ft. Harkers Island, USCG inspected vessel licensed for 18 passengers. we do 4,6,8,10,12 hour trips, bottom fishing. red snapper, grouper, triggerfish. we also do trolling trips. king mackerel, wahoo, dolphin. All tackle and license's provided. fishing is great, crew is professional, kind, and courteous. Glad to have you!!


Captain Wynn Millson  Heyboyll Charters  Welcome aboard HeyboyII Charters in beautiful Orange Beach, Alabama---deep sea fishing and sportfishing the Gulf of Mexico---we can accomodate up to 6 passengers---we are a family friendly business with over 25 years experience---we use light line and light tackle---making the memories of a lifetime!

Captain Johnny Greene  Alabama Deep Sea Fishing  With over 15 years experience in the Gulf of Mexico, Capt Johnny Greene is proud to offer the all-new 65'custom "Intimidator"! This Modern sport fisher has the ability to do multi-day big game trips or bottom fishing trips for up to 49 passengers. We have 2 bathrooms, 12 bunks, A/C, Big Green Egg grill, new tackle, 350 gallon live well and much more!!!!!


Captain Michael Mroczynski  Wild Alaskan Guides  Wild Alaskan Guides invites you to hunt trophy brown and grizzly bear,60" class moose and caribou. We take a limited # of clients each year for high success season after season.


Captain Randy & Valerie Jones  Alaskan Explorers & Fisherman  We offer guided as well as unguided trips for all five species of Pacific Salmon as well as wild Rainbow Trout, Arctic Char/Dolly Varden, Arctic Grayling, Northern Pike & Lake Trout. Included in our weeklong fishing packages is pick up & delivery service via Anch. Intl. Airport, food & lodging, floatplane & riverboat service, guide service, gear & tackle & fish preparation. We are experienced in both fly & spin fishing. We have been in business since 1984 and our Alaskan experience in flying & guiding go back to the early 1970's. We also offer remote cabin rentals, air taxi services, photo & eco trips.

Captain Marty Decker  Frontier River Guides of Alaska  Access world class fishing on remote Alaska rivers by inflatable boat. 5-9 day adventures with Marty Decker and his crew of friendly, experienced and capable wilderness river guides. Incredible fishing, scenery and wildlife viewing; Alaskan hospitality, comfortable camping and fantastic riverside meals. Specializing in fly fishing, serving lure fishermen as well.

Captain Richard Mullowney  Limits "R" Us Guide Service  Limits"R"us offers first class fishing in alaska for monster king salmon and great silver salmon fishing. In Oregon for wonderful summer and winter steelhead. Come experience the best fishing on the west coast.

Captain Randy Jones  Alaskan Explorers & Fisherman 


Captain Steve Anderson/Monika Leiber  Soldotna B&B Lodge/Alaska Fishing Charters   Pro guides: trips king/red/silver Salmon, halibut, trophy rainbow trout, fly fishing, fly outs/bear. Recommended by "Alaska's Best Places". Charming euro-style lodge directly on Kenai river. This year, one of our guides caught an 80 pound King salmon, one of the largest caught on the Kenai River this year!


Captain Ted Johnson  Alaska's Talaview Lodge  Full service fly-in fishing lodge offering 3,4 and 7 day guided fishing trips for Rainbow Trout, Arctic Grayling, Dolly Varden and all species of Pacific Salmon. Private and shared cabins available.


Captain David M. Johnson  Big Blue Charters  Experience great Alaska saltwater fishing at Sitka, Alaska with Big Blue Charters. We fish for halibut, salmon, and bottom fish. Check out our on-line scrapbook!

Captain Cal Schipper  Captain Cal's Southeast Alaska Charter Service  You will experience the awesome beauty of Alaska while fishing, crabbing, shrimping, bear and whale watching in Southeast Alaska. Captain Cal's Charters are week long trips based in Juneau. Operating in Alaska since 1976.

Captain Ed Phillips  Icy Straight Lodge Located 45 miles west of Juneau and 25 miles SW of Glacier Bay. Great salt and fresh water fishing in a small Alaskan village. An undiscovered jewel.


Captain Gary Kernan  Fish on with Gary Kernan!  Come fish the home of the world record King salmon 97.4 pounds. We also are the halibut capital of the world. There is no place else that has fish sizes and # of fish like the Kenai River does. So take a look at what we have to offer and lets go fishing


Captain Tim Galloway  Angling Arizona Guide Service  Fishing Lake Powell, one of the most beautiful lakes in the world. We have stripers, smallmouth, largemouth and catfish. We provide the boats, all tackle, bait, cold drinks, and a deli lunch. All you have to do is bring your camera and enjoy a day on the lake. Visit our website at for details of our service and what you might expect in the Page, AZ-Lake Powell area.

Captain Jarrett Edwards  Professional Guide Services of Lake Powell  Bassmaster angler and TV host Jarrett Edwards will treat you to an outstanding day on the one and only beautiful Lake Powell. This is a professional service offering only the finest in equipment and service. We are proud to be Lake Powell's only No fish - No Pay guide service. Check out my site!

Captain Dale Whitmore  Colorado River Guide Service  Fishing the Colorado River at Lake Powell (Arizona & Utah) for all species of bass. Spin and flyfishing for rainbow trout at Lees Ferry, AZ and the tailwater below Lake Powell.  FFF certified fly casting instructor. Full time guide since 1979.

Captain Bill McBurny  Ambassador Guide Services & Fly Shop  Serving the Lees Ferry & Lake Powell area since 1979. Fly/Spin for Rainbows on Lees Ferry ~ a 15 mile tailwater fishery. Also Fly Rodding for Stripers at Lake Powell and spin cast for stripers, largemouth, smallmouth, crappie & walleye. Full Service Fly Shop adjacent to Historic Lees Ferry Lodge. Wheelchair accessbility. Large groups welcome.



Captain Jerry Blake  Action Fishing Trips with Jerry Blake  Hot Springs Arkansas area fishing guide for Crappie, Walleye, Black Bass, White Bass, Hybrid White Bass, Stripers and Catfish. Year round family fishing fun. Youngsters welcome. No fishing experience is required. Room for six to fish comfortably in a 21-foot Kenner Center Console powered by a 200-horsepower Mariner.


Captain John Pizza  The Fishing Guides Group  Personalized, guided jetboat and driftboat fishing trips for salmon, steelhead, striped bass, trout, shad & sturgeon on all the premiere rivers of Northern California and Southern Oregon.


Captain William Smith  Riptide Sportfishing & Whale Watching  Sportfishing for salmon, light tackle rock fishing, tuna fishing, and whale watching off the San Mateo, San Francisco coast of California. Also burials at sea. Your small charter specialist


Captain Jim Cannon  Blue Quill Angler  We are a fly fishing retail business and Orvis Endorsed Guide service. We are the sight for the Orvis Colorado School. We specialize in teaching fly fishing, fly tying, guiding, and corporate fly fishing trips. We send out an E-mail fishing report on Central Colorado streams. the South Platte, Williams Fork, Colorado, Taylor, Gunnison,Blue, and Arkansas Rivers.

Captain Larry Stiefel  Stiefel Charters  Boating or wading trips for trophy trout. Specialize in fly fishing, with all abilities welcome. Private water available, as are other species. Pike, salmon,
carp on dries.


Captain John Groff  Benman Custom Charters  A 36' Hatteras sportfisherman available for custom charters for groups up to 6 persons. Great fishing for striped bass, ocean bluefish, and many other species. Departs from Mystic CT May through October.

Captain Frank Blume  After You Too Sportfishing Charters  We fish out of Thamesport Marina in New London, Connecticut. We fish the waters of Long Island Sound for Striped Bass and Bluefish. Fluke, Winter Flounder, Blackfish and Porgies are also available and can be combined with a Striped Bass/Bluefish trip.


































Captain Rick La Point  Table Rock Lake Professional Guide Services  Table Rock Lake, Taneycomo and Bull Shoals spittn' distance from Branson Missouri. Our Professional Guides offer everything for quality bass, trout or walleye fishing with a down home approach







New Hampshire


New Jersey


New Mexico


New York  Fantasy Charters and Lodging - Join Captain Clyde Keck for a day or two of Lake Ontario Salmon fishing, Brown Trout fishing, or Bass fishing aboard Fantasy Charters.  Capt. Keck’s trout and salmon fishing experience on Lake Ontario has been documented on TV show’s like “Rod and Reel” and the “New Sportsman Show” and in magazine articles including the “Great Lakes Fisherman.”

Captain Jack Bussey  J & D Charters, Inc. - Sport fishing on Lake Ontario


Captain Mark R. Hassan  Grand Island Sportsman's Guide/Outfitter Service - Offering half and full day fishing charters on the waters of the Niagara River and Lake Erie for Walleye, Musky and Bass as well as scenic guided tours of the historic Erie Canal, Grand Island, the Buffalo waterfront and a unique perspective above the Falls at Niagara. Enjoy a Buffalo famous Roast Beef-on-Weck Sandwich at a waterside restaurant. Accommodations are available at our local Holiday Inn or Best Western Inn on the shores of the Niagara River or at our local KOA. We are minutes away from many attractions including Casino Niagara and the Falls.


Captain Joe Toomey   Irish Pride Charters - We run a charter service from two ports on Lake Ontario. One from Rochester, New York and the second from Pt. Breeze New York. We run 30 ft plus boats and have been capts. for over 18 yrs. Our boats are fully equipped with the best tackle, rods, reels, downriggers and both run with a second mate to help out. Our season starts in mid April and runs until mid September. Our spring fishing consists of chinook salmon as well as Brown Trout, Lake Trout, Steelhead Trout and Coho Salmon. These fish average in the 12-20lb class. Our summer fishing is nothing short of spectacular as we move offshore over the deeper waters. Our fish grow in size and we average heavier fish in the 15-25lb class. Our Fall fishing brings in the Mature Chinook Salmon to spawn in the rivers here and they average 25-40 lb fish. All fish are cleaned and packaged for your trip home. We supply all rods, reels and tackle needed for your trip here.


Captain John V. DeLorenzo Lake Ontario Niagara River Fishing - Sport fishing for King Salmon, Steelhead, Lake Trout, Muskies, and Smallmouth bass on Lake Ontario and the majestic Niagara River. Niagara River Guides Service has been operating for 20 years and is one of the best known and well respected charter services in the Great Lakes. apt John has been featured in well known magazines such as Outdoor life, Field and Stream and In Fisherman as well as National TV with Babe Winkleman. Orlando Wilson and the Northeast Great Outdoors on the Outdoor Channel.


Captain Paul Conklin  Paul's Guide Service - Fly-fishing and drift boat trips on Lake Ontario tributaries. Specializing in fly-fishing, Spin fishing and back trolling for Salmon, Steelhead and browns.

Captain Peter Kane   Osprey Marine Ltd.  - Osprey Marine fishing charters offers first class striped bass fishing on New York's Hudson River during the spring migration. Located 90 miles north of New York City in the historic Hudson Valley we are easy to get to by car or plane. Full amenities on board a 31' sport fish provide comfort and safety. Last season was one of our best with stripers up to 50lbs.!

Captain Bill & Arlene Ricca  Montauk Fishing Charters 


Captain Lou Fitzner  Lou Fitzner Guided Fly Fishing  Fly and light tackle saltwater charters on western Long Island Sound. Premier guide service for trout in New York and Connecticut.  Fly fishing and fly tying instruction.


Adirondack Fly Fishing w/ Geoffrey Schaake Fly Fishing, Catch and Release Trips for Trout, Steelhead, Salmon, and Smallmouth trips in the grand Adirondack fashion.  Geoffrey Schaake is a registered NYS Guide with 15 years experience fishing New York State waters.  He brings guiding and teaching experience from time spent in Alaska to New York’s Adirondack region.  “I try to offer full fishing experiences to anglers of all skill levels.  I can cater any trip to make time spent on the water the most enjoyable for everyone.”


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Captain Don Matthews "Driftfishinfool" - Fish for Trophy Steelhead, Salmon & Walleye.


Rhode Island


Captain Jim Davis  Reel Steal Fishing Charters  - Rhode Island Charter Fishing Connecticut Charter Fishing aboard the Reel Steal Charter Fishing Boat with Captain Jim Davis. Near Mashantucket Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun Casinos, Groton, Stonington, Watch Hill, Westerly, Rhode Island Beaches, New London, Mystic. Fish for Fluke, Bluefish, Striped Bass, Tuna, Sea Bass, Cod , Blackfish and Shark in the Atlantic off Block Island in Long Island Sound and off Montauk NY. Fish Offshore for big game, or inshore for non stop action with good fighting fish. See the beauty of Long Island and Block Island Sounds and the abundant sea life that inhabits our waters.

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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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