Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info

About Sea Shift Charters

Where does Sea Shift Charters fish?

We fish the Cape Coral, FL area, including Gulf of Mexico, Cape Coral, Sanibel Island, Captiva island, .


What are the target fish?

Target fish include Crevalle Jack  (Also Called Horse Crevalle, Jack  ), Gag Grouper (Also Called Charcoal Belly, Velvet Rockfish, Grouper  ), Grey Snapper  (Also Called Mangrove Snapper, Gray Snapper ), Redfish (Also Called Red Drum, Channel Bass, Spottail Bass), Sea Trout  (Also Called Speckled Trout, Spotted Sea Trout), Snook  (Also Called Common Snook, Sergeant Fish, Thin Snook), Tarpon  (Also Called Silver King, Silverfish, Sábalo  ), Goliath Grouper  (Also Called Atlantic Goliath Grouper, Guasa, Mero, Grouper, Itajara)


Where in Cape Coral, FL to we meet our guests?

We meet at Sea Shift Charters ( 5259 Sunset Ct, Cape Coral, FL 33904, USA ), ( Cape Coral, FL, USA )


Do I need a STATE Fishing license?

Yes, a Fishing license is required


Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?

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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Fishing

Florida residents and visitors 16 years of age and older are required to possess a Florida freshwater fishing or saltwater fishing license when engaged in active or passive fishing activities.  However, you do not need a saltwater fishing license if saltwater fishing from a for-hire vessel (guide, charter, party boat) that has a valid charter license or from a vessel whose operator has a valid recreational saltwater vessel license issued in the name of the operator of the vessel. If you are looking for online access for a license, please check Go Outdoors Florida here: https://license.gooutdoorsflorida.com/Licensing/CustomerLookup.aspx

How much should I Tip?

It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!


Do I need to bring my own gear?

No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.