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With Capt. Dick May on Pine Island Sound, Florida

Come and fish the great sport fishing waters of Pine Island Sound, off the Pine Island, Florida coast with Captain Dick May. Voted Best FL Fishing Guide in 2007 by the Pine Island Eagle newspaper, Capt. Dick specializes in light tackle fishing in the flats and Mangrove Island area for redfish, snook, sea trout, and snapper. From mid-April through August he also targets giant tarpon which average 60 to 200 pounds. The unspoiled waters surrounding Pine Island, Bokeelia, Useppa,Captiva Island, Charlotte Harbor and Boca Grande Florida are known for world-class fishing!

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Fish for Redfish, Trout, Snook, Shark and Tarpon

Go fishing around Pine Island, FL for redfish, trout, snook, shark and tarpon aboard a 22' Pathfinder Bay and Flats boat. Capt. Dick has fished from Alaska to South America and is USCG licensed and insured.

Tackle, bait and licenses are provided. We'll clean your catch for you, and Capt. Dick will even provide one of his favorite recipes to cook it!

Capt. Dick enjoys teaching beginners to catch big fish, so bring the family! Four people maximum per trip for fishing. Full day (6 hours) and half day (4 hours) charters available. For reservations, call 239-283-3247 or send an email.

Florida Sightseeing, Shelling and Beach Combing Tours

If you prefer to relax and explore the warm Gulf waters surrounding Pine Island, FL, take a nature tour and enjoy the serenity of the unspoiled Barrier Islands. Surrounded by three aquatic preserves, Pine Island is home to many species of wildlife including dolphins, manatees, sea otters, bald eagles, osprey, heron, roseate spoonbills and egrets, to name a few. Go shelling on Cayo Costa, one of the best shelling beaches in the U.S. It's an experience you and your children will never forget! Six people maximum per trip for sightseeing tours.

Florida Island-Style Dining

Have lunch at a unique tropical locale accessible only by boat, and experience the ultimate in island-style dining. Take a cruise to the outer island of Cabbage Key, the inspiration for Jimmy Buffet's "Cheeseburger in Paradise," to enjoy the panoramic view and casual Old Florida ambiance. Or on North Captiva Island, dine at Barnacle Phil's with specialties like their famous Black Beans and Rice or Pesto Grouper Sandwich. Just make sure your fish are securely packed or the resident otters will enjoy them for their lunch! If a picnic on the beach is more your style, Cayo Costa offers miles of unspoiled beaches for your family to explore.

Captain Dick's Florida Gulf Coast Cookbook

Order "Capt. Dick's Florida Gulf Coast Cookbook, Seafood and Much More to truly enjoy your catch of the day. After 40 years in the restaurant business, Capt. Dick was always ready with a recipe when clients asked how to cook what they caught. Eventually he started writing a column for the Pine Island Eagle called Catch 'Em and Cook 'Em, and this cookbook is a collection of 247 of his favorite seafood and other regional recipes. Happy hooking and cooking!

To order "Capt. Dick's Florida Gulf Coast Cookbook," mail $14 to Capt. Dick May, 7989 Judge Bean Road, Bokeelia, FL, 33922. Check or money orders only please.

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Easy Rider Fishing Charters
Captain Richard "Dick" May
U.S.C.G. Licensed - Bokeelia, Florida 33922

Phone: 239.283.3247
Email: mrcmfish@aol.com

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