Captain Phil Haley

  (21 years experience)


Tarpon Tamer Fishing Charters


Naples, FL

Master GuideGood with FamiliesGood with KidsSaltwater Fishing

Tarpon Tamer Fishing Charter is a recreational fishing charter running along the Gulf of Mexico and the backwaters of southern Florida. Captain Phil Haley mans the helm with his first mate Tim Daniels. Capt. Phil is a 4th generation native and is familiar with the waters of southwest Florida. With over 25 years of fishing experience and a US Coast Guard license, he’ll be happy to teach guests no matter what age or skill level.

Experience a memorable fishing trip with your friends and family in the safety of the Tarpon Tamer, a 24ft long motorboat. It’s size can comfortably accommodate up to 6 guests and comes with a GPS, fishfinder, and a live bait tank.. And with its 40 mph Suzuki engine, you’ll be visiting Capt. Phil’s favorite fishing spots in no time at all.

Whether it’s backshore or offshore fishing Capt. Phil has you covered as he’ll provide each guest with their own fishing equipment, specifically made to catch the fish in the area. With the help of the boat’s fighting chair you’ll be able to catch fish like barracuda, group, sea trout, and many more.

From Johnson Bay to the Gulf of Mexico, Tarpon Tamer Fishing Charters is here to give you the most memorable family fishing trip in Naples. 

Guide Boat

Tarpon Tamer

Capacity: 6 Guests


Guide Territory


Gulf of Mexico


Gullivan Bay


Tamiami Canal Number C-4


Chokoloskee Bay


Fakahatchee Bay


West Pass Bay


Blackwater River


Georgia Fruit Farm Creek


Santina Bay


Johnson Bay


Rookery Bay


Faka Union River


Whitney River

Cancelation and Refund Policy

Paying for your Trip 

When you book your fishing trip, you will need to first put down a deposit to hold the reservation. Then, the remaining balance will be charged to your account on the day of the trip.

1. Place your deposit

  • Your deposit will be 15% of your full trip charge.
  • When the guide confirms your trip or if autobooking is enabled, Guidesly charges your credit card with a deposit to guarantee your reservation.

2. We charge the rest the remaining balance day of trip.

  • The remaining balance will automatically be charged to your card given on the day of the trip. Tips are handled thru the app / website after your trip has been completed.

Cancellation Policy and Guidelines 

Customers Cancellation Guidelines:
At Guidesly, each guide controls their own cancellation policy. This guide will allow you to cancel up to 14 days prior to your scheduled trip, to cancel and get your deposit back in full. If you fail to cancel before the set timeframe given by the guide, Guidesly will keep your deposit.

If there are impeding weather conditions, we give a 100% guarantee refund back in full. We will also give customers the option to reschedule the trip or take the deposit refund.

Guide Cancellation Guidelines: In the rare event a Guide has to cancel a reservation, customers will get your deposit back in full.

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