Florida Snapper 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 Snapper Species: Mangrove Snapper, Yellowtail Snapper, Cubera Snapper, Red Snapper, Lane Snappe and Hogfish.

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

Expert guidance and coaching from start to finish.

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

  1. Mangrove Snapper Fishing In Florida | Mangrove Snapper Fishing In Naples | Mangrove Snapper Fishing In Marco Island

    Mangrove Snapper Fishing In Florida

    Mangrove Snapper in the Naples Area is very popular.  They are also known as gray snapper… Lutjjanus Griseus. Mangrove snappers are both inshore in an around mangrove trees and are found at underwater structures and offshore around wrecks and ledges. They grow up in the mangroves and estuaries then travel offshore where we usually find them about 24” long.   I have personally almost had my finger bitten off by a mangrove snapper so I am very careful when bringing them on the boat.

  2. Yellowtail Snapper Fishing In Florida | Yellowtail Snapper Fishing In Naples | Yellowtail Snapper Fishing in Marco Island

    Florida Yellowtail Snapper Fishing Charters

    The Yellowtail Snapper is a member of snapper family Ocyurns Chrysurus and are very pretty fish so it is commonly spotted.   They will get to 10 lbs. with Florida record being 8.9 lbs. caught in Ft. Myers FL on 9-13-96.  We fish with bottom rigs with live and cut bait, a light line 15-20 lb. fluorocarbon leader. We catch them mostly in the rear of the boat with a large mesh bag of chum as an attractor.  You can add other things to the chum to sweeten the deal like rolled oats and stone bits.

  3. Cubera Snapper Fishing In Florida | Cubera Snapper Fishing In Naples | Cubera Snapper Fishing In Marco Island

    Cubera Snapper Fishing In Naples, Florida

    Cubera snapper also called Lutjanus Cyanopterus can get over120lbs. The FL record is 116 lbs. caught in Clearwater FL.  These fish are also called blue-fin around our area because they have a slight blue tinge on their fins.  They also have jutting canine teeth that can look very menacing.

  4. Red Snapper Fishing In Florida | Naples Fishing Charters | Red Snapper Fishing In Naples | Red Snapper Fishing In Marco Island

    Red Snapper Fishing In Naples, Florida

    We have to go out about 100 miles offshore to get red snapper, but boy are they worth it. Also known as Lutjanus Campechanus, we can fish for them the end of May through the middle of July with 2 per angler per day.  Red snapper is the Gulf’s signature fish and very popular in restaurants and seafood markets.    They can grow up to 40 inches, weigh up to 50 lbs and live up to 50 years.  The record is 46 lbs caught in Destin FL.

  5. Lane Snapper Fishing In Florida | Lane Snapper Fishing In Naples | Lane Snapper Fishing In Marco Island

    Lane Snapper Fishing In Naples, Florida

    Some of our client’s have never heard of Lane Snapper.  They are native to the Atlantic Ocean and are the most Common of the Snapper Family. Known as Lutjanus Synagris, lane snapper get to 8 lbs. with the Florida record being only is 6.6 lbs. caught in Pensacola FL. The official Louisiana record is much larger, a 12.08-pound taken from Ship Shoal Blocks in 2009.  They are found in water 50-100 ft. deep over hard bottoms and reefs.

  6. Hogfish Fishing Florida | Hogfish Fishing In Naples | Hogfish Fishing In Marco Island

    Hogfish Fishing In Naples, Florida

    We fish and catch Hogfish in the Naples area. Hogfish are being known as Hog Snapper or  Lachnolaimus Maximus hogs get to 20 lbs. with the Florida record of 19.8 lbs. that was caught in Daytona on 4-28-62.  Hogfish have a pig like snout, via the name “hogfish “so they can easily feed on the bottom and root in sediment.  They are commonly caught on a 20 lb. braid and 20-30 lb.

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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