Boca Grande, Punta Gorda & Charlotte Harbor Inshore Fishing Guide

Fishing legendary Boca Grande and Surrounding area is an experience you’ll never forget! Come with us to explore this world-renowned destination in pursuit of world-record tarpon and snook on the Fly. Boca Grande is the place to catch a trophy snook on the fly along with Redfish, Tarpon and Trout.


Specializing in fly fishing and light tackle, Captain Paul Ray’s Boca Guide Services is a U.S. Coast Guard-certified and insured charter fishing company based in Boca Grande, Florida. We guide clients throughout the inshore and near-shore waters of Boca Grande and Charlotte Harbor including Englewood and Punta Gorda.

Boca Guide Services LLC is experienced and professional, and will be your Guide on a world-class inshore and near-shore fishing adventure.  Paul has devoted his life to this fishery and looks forward to proving it to you.  Paul will also provide you with expert tips that will help you land the fish of your dreams. Paul is very passionate about this robust fishery and preserving it for many years to come. Being a top conservationist in the area we practice catch and relese fishing to keep the trophies for the future!

Paul is very personable and loves meeting people. He can customize a trip to fit your needs all the while giving you an “authentic” fishing experience! You will be fishing out of an state of the art East Cape Vantage or East Cape Caimen Skiffs, We are one of the only guide services in the area that will run two different sized skiffs to suit the water depth and area of the fish in the back country and flats of Bull’s Bay, Turtle Bay, and the Pine Island Sound. We can also explore such Southwest Floridian destinations as Bookelia, Captiva, Cayo Costa, Boca Grande and even late season trips to the Peace and Myakka Rivers!

Boca Guide Services will supply you with everything needed for your Boca Grande Fly Fishing Experience: Saltwater Fishing License, top-of-the-line fly fishing tackle including hand tied flies that are sure to be the latest techinque of saltwater fly tying, cooler filled with ice-cold beverages, fuel, and enough fishing spots to drain the battery on a GPS!

You need only bring a hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, camera, snacks, and sandals, wading shoes may be necessary but can be provided. Be sure to check out our photo gallery of the beautiful Fish of Boca Grande!  Fish and wildlife photography is Captain Paul’s latest passion. Get ready to for some serious bragging rights and expect to be famous!

If  Paul isn’t booked on a trip with a client, he’s out on the water finding fish! He looks forward to showing you this breathtaking fishery. Paul is very customer service driven and rentless when it comes to finding his clients the fish of their dreams, thats why he has 100% re-book rate. Paul guides out of the historic Boca Grande Outfitters so be sure to try out all the latest fly fishing gear by; Simms, Scott, Nautilus, Sage and Rio

The fishing trip of a lifetime awaits! Let’s go