Florida Grouper Fishing Trips

Day Dreamer Fishing Charter’s seasoned captains can take you to the offshore rigs and the deepest depths of the Gulf of Mexico for World Class Blue Water Sportfishing. Overnight trips depart after dark and begin the journey to offshore rigs 50+ miles offshore to target big game fish of Gulf of Mexico Species such as Tarpon, Snook, Permit, Barracuda, Cobia, Dolphin, Triple Tail, Redfish and more.

Whether you are bringing your family, clients, employees or just a group of friends, one of Naples top charter boat captains can show them the experience of a lifetime. Fishing the Backwaters, fishing offshore or site seeing tours, Day Dreamer Fishing Charters has something for everyone.

Why Charter With Us?

Choose your target Grouper Species: Golliath Grouper, Gag Grouper or Red Grouper.

Expert guidance and coaching from start to finish.

Thousands of guided grouper fishing trips and even more fish caught.

No license needed, our license covers up to six people fishing on my boat including all applicable fishing license, stamps and permits.

  1. Goliath Grouper Fishing In Florida

    Goliath Grouper in the Naples area are the largest of grouper family, also known as Epinephelus Itajara, or Jewfish, goliaths are on endangered species so they are not fishable. Due to overfishing, in 1990 they prohibited the harvesting and possession of these fish.  They can get to 800 lbs. with the Florida record being 680 lbs. caught on 5-20-61 in Fernandina Beach FL. On my boat we caught one weighing in at about 400 lbs. all catch and release.

  2. Florida Gag Grouper Fishing Charters

    Gag Grouper in the Naples area one of the largest members of grouper family.  They are gray or brown with wavy marking on their sides and don’t form circles or boxes which is sometimes mistaken for black grouper.  Also known as Mycteroperca Microlepis, gags are caught as close as 100 yards from the beach and up to 30 miles offshore depending what time of year it is thought they move in shore during January thru March.

  3. Red Grouper Fishing Charters In Naples, Florida

    Red Grouper in the Naples area are the most common of the grouper family. They are red with white spots and when stressed can turn all white.  These Epinephelus Morio Juvenile’s remain on inshore waters for 4 to 5 years before going offshore to a hard bottom.  They will get to 50 lbs.’ with the Florida record 42.4 lbs.’ caught in  St Augustine FL. Red grouper  move farther offshore in the summer and will move in near shore ledges and hard bottoms in winter time.

Florida Fishing Gear Rentals

Day Dreamer Fishing offers fishing gear rentals with all necessary equipment you need to catch all of the species of fish off the beach or pier in Naples, Florida. Our fishing poles are all light spinning rods with braided line. Poles come strung up with flora carbon leader with a size 1 circle hook. Cast nets, bait buckets and fully stocked tackle boxes are also available for rent.


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