Chokoloskee / Everglades City / Fishing Guide / Captain Kurt

first class charters in the everglades

Near shore and Backcountry fishing in the Everglades 10000 Islands , Chokoloskee and Everglades City area


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Meet the Captain

Born and raised by two avid fisherman in south Florida, Kurt Kintz has been around the water his whole life.

His career in the marine industry gave him the ability to travel throughout the states and also fish with some of the best captains and fishermen known in their industries today.

In the late 80s, Kurt started  fishing the Everglades National Park and 10,000 Island areas. Fishing these areas soon became his passion and focus - logging countless hours in one of the most diverse fisheries in Florida.

Starting his guide business in 2012 has enabled Kurt to utilize and share his 30 plus years of experience and passion with others.

Captain Kurt is a US Coast Guard Licensed Captain, member of the Florida Guides Association, and a supporter of National Association of charter boat operators.

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Please send us a message or give us a call to discuss availability, dates, and times.

Thank you, 

Captain Kurt

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What you should bring

1) Sunscreen

2) Sunglasses (polarized)

3) Water

4) Your favorite snack and sandwich

5) Rain gear

6) Camera

Customer cancellation policy

If a customer wishes to cancel the charter within 72 hours prior to the charter the full deposit will be  refunded. If a customer is a no show or more than 15 minutes late they will forfeit their deposit.

Captains cancellation policy

In the event their is a mechanical issue, illness, foul weather, or winds above 20MPH and rain chances above 60% , a full refund of the deposit will be given. If you would like to reschedule we can certainly look at dates, times, and tides.

Payment methods

We accept cash, checks, and credit cards at the time of charter. A flat fee of $20.00 will be added to credit card transactions. A $100.00 deposit is required to book your charter.  Please contact us to discuss dates, times, and tides

everglades national park

Everglades National Park

Everglades National Park is a 1.5-million-acre wetlands preserve on the southern tip of the U.S. state of Florida. Often compared to a grassy, slow-moving river, the Everglades is made up of coastal mangroves, sawgrass marshes and pine flatwoods that are home to hundreds of animal species. Among the Everglades' abundant wildlife are the endangered leatherback turtle, Florida panther and West Indian manatee.

Everglades Fishing

One third of Everglades National Park is covered by water, creating excellent boating and fishing opportunities. Snapper, sea trout, redfish, snook, shark, mackerel, jacks, ladyfish.