M/V KUDU – M/V KUDU 11 – M/V LADY BRETT – M/V NAPLES EXPLORER

How many fishing boats do you have?

We currently have 4 charter fishing boats. 2 are private, Kudu is our premier private deep sea fishing vessel that can accommodate up to 6 people. Kudu II is our private back bay fishing that can also accommodate up to 6 people. Naples Explorer is our back bay party boat and she has a max capacity of 17 passengers. Lady Brett is our deep sea party boat with a max capacity of 20 passengers.

What is the cost of fishing?

Naples Explorer and Lady Brett are shared or “Party Boats”. They may be rented for private parties also. The shared fee for Naples Explorer $75.00 and Lady Brett $85.00 per person plus 6% sales tax. This fee is based off a ½ day fishing charter (4-4.5 hours) Children 12 and under are $45.00 per person.

Kudu (Deep Sea) 4 people 5 people 6 people
½ day 4.5 hours $690.00 $740.00 $790.00
¾ day 6 hours $950.00 $1000.00 $1050.00
Full Day 8 hours $1250.00 $1300.00 $1350.00
Kudu II (Back Bay) 4 people 5 people 6 people
½ day 4.5 hours $490.00 $540.00 $590.00
¾ day 6 hours $740.00 $790.00 $840.00
Full Day 8 hours $990.00 $1040.00 $1090.00

What if I only have 2 people and I still want to book a private boat?

The base rate is listed for 4 people, 1-4 people will be at the base rate for a private charter.

What should I tip?

A suggested rate of 18% of your total charter rate. Tips are not required but are greatly appreciated.

What does the trip include?

For all of our charters we provide all rod, reels, bait & tackle &license. We even clean the fish, bag them and put on ice for you.

What do I need to bring?

You will need your own food and beverage. You may bring your own small cooler on board. Considering this is Southwest Florida we also suggest that your clothing be such to protect you from the sun and or sun protection lotion. Hats are also something you may want to consider. Don’t forget your camera!

How big are the boats and how far do they go out?

  • Lady Brett is a 45’ Morgan that goes out up to 20 miles (Deep Sea)
  • Naples Explorer is a 35’ Bell-craft that goes out up to 3 miles (Back Bay)
  • Kudu is a 43’ Torres that will go out up to 60 miles on a full day charter and 20 miles on a ½ day charter. (Deep Sea)
  • Kudu II is a 27’ Parker that will go out up to 9 miles (Back Bay)