Fishing and Boating on Pine Island, FL

The backwaters of Pine Island Sound offer spectacular flats and fly fishing, and are known for snook, spotted sea trout and redfish as well as tarpon, which some consider the ultimate in sport fishing.


We’ve partnered with skilled guides who offer insight and guidance, whether this is your first experience or you’re a seasoned angler. These captains are prepared to deliver a great experience and can provide fishing poles, tackle equipment, fishing license, and ice. 

Fishing & Boating Overview

Meet our Fishing Guides

Water Taxis and Boat Excursions

And, of course, no trip is complete without a visit to our sister property, Cabbage Key! One hundred acres of tropical vegetation surrounding our historic restaurant, inn and rental cottages. A panoramic view of Pine Island Sound, near Fort Myers in Bokeelia, is provided from the front porch of our open-air restaurant situated atop a thirty-eight foot Indian shell mound. There are no cars here, not even a paved road. You will find winding nature trails, romantic picturesque views, great food and relaxation.

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“Fifty, Florida & Fishing….”

Reviewed September 16, 2012 by lalamoose64 of Beaumont, Texas

Two couples celebrating my husbands Big 50 stayed in “the boathouse” about 30 yards from pier. Amazing view! Fishing guides will pick you up at the marina. Spectacular menu! Chef will cook your catch of the day for fee. Accommodations clean, cozy with nice art. Walking trail across street or stroll thru neighborhood. Small pool but your near many beaches. Friendly staff. Complimentary contential breakfast, with above average coffee, nice bar and restaurant. Indoor & outdoor dining.

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“Relax, Refresh and Renew”

Reviewed March 5, 2014 by GGlulu of Raleigh, North Carolina

Our stay at Tarpon Lodge in the boat house was a wonderful relaxing couple of days traveling in Florida. The restaurant is outstanding with delicious choices on the menu to delight any palate. In the past, we also have stayed in a lovely room at the lodge. The sunsets are spectacular! Do not miss them! The image is cemented in my memory. Take your camera to capture it for a frame. An Indian historic site is within walking distance. Chartered fishing trips can be arranged. Enjoy!

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“No better place on the planet to relax!”

Reviewed June 24, 2011 by Dustyg77 of Cape Coral, Florida

Our company hosted a fishing tournament and family fun day at Tarpon Lodge on June 17th & 18th. Our event turned out just over 300 people of whom the TL staff feed and papered too! We also, booked out the entire lodging facilities for our guests! All visitors were more than pleased with their rooms and their overall experience. Their management and staff were very attentive to all of our needs. The service they provided was first class and we can’t wait to team up with them again to host our PR events!

Dusty Gardner
Schooner Bay Realty, Inc.

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