Capt. Jim Britton, Salty Tales Fishing Charter, Palm Coast, FL, 386-931-1547, www.saltytalesfishingcharters.com, Instagram @captjimbritton. Certified Feb 2020.
Capt. Frank Timmons, Jr., Off the Grid Fishing Charters, St. Augustine, FL. 904-669-1475, Facebook. Certified March 2020.
Indian River Lagoon Region
Capt. Michael Bundy, Angler Management Fishing Charters and Aquatic Adventures LLC., Port Canaveral and Ponce Inlet, FL, 407-399-5605, AMFishingCharters@aol.com, Facebook. Certified June 2020.
Bruce Skerbetz, shore-based charters in Sebastian Inlet, FL, 732-762-1693. Certified Aug 2020.
Capt. Mark Wood, MWoutdoors Charters, Melbourne Beach, FL, 321-394-1001. Certified May 2020.
Big Bend Region
Jeff Blanton, Bienville Plantation, White Springs, FL, 229-292-4587. Certified Aug 2020.
Bob Cut, Bob’s Boats, St. Marks. FL, 850-925-1166. Certified Sept 2020.
Capt. Kyle Messier, Reel Florida Fishing Adventures, Crystal River, FL, 352-634-4002, www.crystalriverfishing.com, www.crystalriver-flyfishing.com, Instagram @captkylemessier, Facebook, Facebook 2. Certified Aug 2020.
Capt. Michael Neu, Salt Marsh Charters, High Springs, FL, 615-971-9536, Instagram @capt_skippy. Certified Sept 2020.
Capt. Kate Spratt, Captain Kate Spratt Charters, Homosassa, FL, 352-400-9747, Facebook. Certified April 2020.
Brian Stauffer, Fishhead Kayak Charters, Brooksville, FL, 352-442-4311, www.fishheadkayakcharters.com, Instagram @fishheads4. Certified Sept 2019.
Capt. Brent Woodard, Reel Native Fishing Charters, Horseshoe Beach, FL, 352-284-5514, Reelnativefishing.com, Instagram @reel_native_fishing, Facebook. Certified Aug 2020.
West Central Region
Capt. Jim Galbraith, Florida Memories, St. Petersburg, FL, 813-499-4608, Facebook. Certified Sept 2020.
Capt. Parker Pope, International Sailors, Tampa, FL, 813-382-2216, Facebook. Certified Sept 2020.
Capt. Zac Tapp, Niche Fishing Charters, LLC., Bradenton, FL, 561-308-1398, Nichefishingcharters.com. Certified Aug 2020.
Capt. Joe McNichols, Show and Tell Charters, Everglades City, FL, 239-821-3305, www.icdfish.com. Certified Aug 2020.
Capt. Bill Schwalm, Better Days Charter Service, St. James City, FL, 239-887-1494, www.BetterDaysCharterService.com. Certified Sep 2020.
Capt. William Schwartzmiller, Port of the Islands Charters, Naples, FL, 239-642-8818. Certified March 2020.
Capt. Bob Dorchak, Medicine Man Fishing Charters of the Lower Keys, Summerland Key, FL, 305-900-7488, www.medicinemanfishing.com. Certified June 2020.
Jim Harmon, School of Fish, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 561-376-0574, Instagram @TheBassStalker. Certified Sept 2020.
Capt. Dax Hallock, Coast2Coast Charters LLC, 786-760-1006. Certified Sept 2020.
Capt. Clyde Morgan Jewett, Flats Angler, LLC. d/b/a Florida Backcountry Fishing, Islamorada, FL, 305-790-5526, www.floridabackcountryfishing.com, Instagram: @floridabackcountryfishing. Certified July 2020.
Capt. Ron Lawson, River Keys Fishing, Cudjoe Key, FL, 717-571-0179. Certified March 2020.
Guides listed here have completed the course and pledged that they were clear of resource-related fish and wildlife violations for 3 or more years prior to their certification date. They were also checked for appropriate licensing. Guides who operate solely from kayaks, shore, or only on inland freshwater bodies are not required to carry state charter licensing. Guides who operate motorized vessels in saltwater are required to have a valid Captain’s License from the US Coast Guard and state charter license(s) issued by FWC.