A Few Favorite Fly Guides
Captain Debbie Hanson
Premier freshwater fishing guide of Southwest Florida. You've heard her as host of 99.3 ESPN's REEL TALK each Saturday morning. A popular guest speaker and outdoor writer, Debbie takes guiding to an educational level. She guides in numerous locations around SWFL.
Captain Justin Nguyen
Justin started his career as a steelhead guide in the Great Lakes tributaries and has since built a reputation as one of the leading peacock and exotics guides in South Florida. Whether on foot or aboard the "Lady Jade", a day with Justin is always an adventure and his shore lunches are beyond compare.
Captain Blake Matherly
For more than 20 years, Captain Blake has been a fixture on the waters of Pine Island Sound. Through all of the changes, he has adapted, innovated and proven himself as a guardian of our environment. Easy-going and upbeat, Blake is an outstanding on-water teacher as well as guide.
Captain Codty Pierce
Captain Codty is an "old soul." His knowledge of our ecosystem goes way beyond his years. He grew up in the area exploring every backcountry creek and bay in Pine Island Sound and Estero Bay. Codty's fishing instincts and natural gifts promise to give you not only a quality fishing trip, but a great day on the water.
Captain John Hand
If the Everglades / Ten Thousand Islands area is on your list, Captain John is your man. The history, beauty, adventure- and trophy catches are all there in what he calls his "back yard." John is a Master certified Fly Casting Instructor and eagerly shares his knowledge with clients.
Captain Skip Zink
In the Boca Grande / Port Charlotte area, Captain Skip is the choice for many world-class fly anglers. Snook, tarpon, redfish and other great gamefish have been his life-long pursuit at both ends of the skiff. New to the sport? Captain Skip has the expertise and patience to build your confidence and essential skills.