Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – Fishing Info
About Blackwater Guide Co
Where does Blackwater Guide Co fish?
We fish the Everglades area, including Atlantic Ocean, The Everglades, Gulf of Mexico, Mud Bay, Tamiami Canal Number C-4, Wood River, Rodgers River, Rodgers River Bay, Broad River, Mullet Bay, Third Bay, Second Bay, Toms Creek, Lostmans Five Bay, Two Island Bay, Lostmans Five, Onion Key Bay, Plate Creek Bay, Broad River Bay, Rodgers Creek, Indian Camp Creek, Harney River, Raulerson Prairie, Joe River, North Harney River, Avocado Creek, Shark Cutoff, Otter Creek, North Prong Otter Creek, Tarpon Bay, Rookery Branch, Oyster Bay, Waltz Key Basin, Lower Sugarloaf Sound, Upper Sugarloaf Sound, Huston River, Ponce de Leon Bay, Pine Key Bight, Turkey Basin, Chatham River, Jewfish Basin, Little Sable Creek, North River, Storter Bay, Big Lostmans Bay, Snake Bight, Similar Sound, Cudjoe Basin, Coupon Bight, Homestead Canal, Chevelier Bay, Sandy Key Basin, Tarpon Creek, Coot Bay, Lane River, Blackwater River, Bear Lake, Alligator Bay, Georgia Fruit Farm Creek, Flamingo Canal, Lostmans Creek, Lake Ingraham, Little Shark River, Gator Bay Canal, Cudjoe Bay, Last Huston Bay, Lostmans River, Faka Union River, Whitney River, Rocky Creek, Rocky Creek Bay, Gator Lake, Mud Lake, Barron River, Middle Fox Lake, Sand Hill Bay, Left Hand Turner River, East Fox Lake, Oak Creek, Broad Creek, Ferguson River, Cattail Lakes, Lake Placid, Halfway Creek, Fakahatchee River, East River, Gulf Shores Marina, Jungle Bay, Southwater, West Palm Run, Back Bay Marina, Cochran Lake, Brown Lake, Ole Marina Docks, Burns Lake, Geiger Creek, Mrazek Pond, Big Boy Lake, Southpointe Marina.
What are the target fish?
Target fish include Tarpon (Also Called Silver King, Silverfish, Sábalo ), Snook (Also Called Common Snook, Sergeant Fish, Thin Snook), Redfish (Also Called Red Drum, Channel Bass, Spottail Bass), Sea Trout (Also Called Speckled Trout, Spotted Sea Trout), Black Drum (Also Called Drum, Drummer), Crevalle Jack (Also Called Horse Crevalle, Jack ), Tripletail (Also Called Tripletail, Black Grunt, Black Perch, Bouyfish, Flasher, Chobie, Biajaca De La Mar, Flasher, Steamboat)
Where in Everglades to we meet our guests?
We meet at Blackwater Guide Co ( 205 N Storter Ave, Everglades City, FL 34139, USA )
Do I need a STATE Fishing license?
Yes, a Fishing license is required
Where do I get a STATE Fishing license?
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission - Fishing
How much should I Tip?
It is customary to tip 20% of the trip total. We work tirelessly to make sure you have a guest experience!
Do I need to bring my own gear?
No, we provide standard gear such as rods and reels so you don’t need to worry about anything. But please feel free to bring you own gear if you prefer.