Located on the Gulf Coast in Southwest Florida, Port Charlotte offers vacationers plenty of recreational options with a vast array of cultural, natural and man-made attractions. Port Charlotte is most widely known as the gateway to world class backcountry fishing on the pristine waters of Charlotte Harbor and the world famous tarpon fishing waters of the Boca Grande Pass. For anglers and non-anglers alike, Port Charlotte offers an endless variety of attractions to see and experience. Your charter fishing adventure with Beach and Backcountry Charters starts in Port Charlotte.
The pristine waters of the Charlotte Harbor estuary is what backcountry fishing in Florida is all about. With access to the Peace and Myakka Rivers and hundreds of miles of flats and mangrove shoreline, the area is a prime breeding ground for snook, redfish, tarpon and sea trout. Capt. James Willis of Beach and Backcountry Charters has intimate knowledge of the Charlotte Harbor estuary and can take you to the snook and redfish hotspots for an unforgettable backcountry fishing adventure.
Just beyond the mouth of Charlotte Harbor and a short boat ride from Port Charlotte is the Boca Grande Pass, a narrow channel of water that is widely renowned as the Holy Grail of Tarpon fishing. Anglers from all over the world converge here between April and July to do battle with the mighty silver king. Experience the thrill and excitement of tarpon fishing in the Boca Grande Pass with Beach and Backcountry Charters.
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