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T John Skiffington

Member since January 2016 Santa Rosa Beach, United States
Биография
After a college degree and two tours of duty in Viet Nam for the US Army, John fell in love with Costa Rica’s world class sport fishing. His passion led to founding Sportfishing Quepos on the Pacific Coast with a fleet of seven boats. Returning to Southwest Florida after 38 years in Central America, John established Backcountry Flats Fishing guiding clients into the Everglades National Park targeting Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Speckled Trout and Black Drum. He recently relocated to Florida’s Northwest Panhandle offering light tackle and fly rod enthusiasts flats fishing charters in the unique bayous, marshes, inlets and crystal clear white sand flats of Florida’s famed Emerald Coast. John is an active member in many organizations including: Florida Guide Association (FGA), Fly Fishers International (FFI), Bonefish Tarpon Trust (BTT), Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) and is a current member of Panhandle Fly Fishers, Fly Fishers of Northwest Florida and Naples Backcountry Fly Fishers
Техника
Sportfishing in Southwest Florida is light tackle, light line spinning gear or bait casters for Snook, Sea Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, Jack Crevalle, Ladyfish, Mangrove Snapper and Tarpon. Flats boat fishing in the shallow waters, beaches, mangrove keys, shoals and passes of 10,000 Islands and Everglades National Park. Catch and release is practiced with strict observation of Florida daily catch regulations. These shallow waters are perfectly suited for fly fishing aboard my Action Craft 18 ft, FlatsMasters boat equipped with push pole , trolling motor, Lowrance HDS-5 Chart Plotter, GPS, and Depth Sounder to fish the deep channels, passes and back bays. Live bait fishing may include threadfin herrings, pinfish, mullet, live shrimp and pilchards. Leadhead jigs with bucktail or soft tail plastics to probe the beaches, shorelines and back bays as well as and array of artificals, crank baits and spoons attract a wide variety of gamefish.

Я – T John Skiffington

Санта-Роса-Бич, Соединенные Штаты
Биография
After a college degree and two tours of duty in Viet Nam for the US Army, John fell in love with Costa Rica’s world class sport fishing. His passion led to founding Sportfishing Quepos on the Pacific Coast with a fleet of seven boats. Returning to Southwest Florida after 38 years in Central America, John established Backcountry Flats Fishing guiding clients into the Everglades National Park targeting Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Speckled Trout and Black Drum. He recently relocated to Florida’s Northwest Panhandle offering light tackle and fly rod enthusiasts flats fishing charters in the unique bayous, marshes, inlets and crystal clear white sand flats of Florida’s famed Emerald Coast. John is an active member in many organizations including: Florida Guide Association (FGA), Fly Fishers International (FFI), Bonefish Tarpon Trust (BTT), Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) and is a current member of Panhandle Fly Fishers, Fly Fishers of Northwest Florida and Naples Backcountry Fly Fishers
Техника
Sportfishing in Southwest Florida is light tackle, light line spinning gear or bait casters for Snook, Sea Trout, Redfish, Black Drum, Jack Crevalle, Ladyfish, Mangrove Snapper and Tarpon. Flats boat fishing in the shallow waters, beaches, mangrove keys, shoals and passes of 10,000 Islands and Everglades National Park. Catch and release is practiced with strict observation of Florida daily catch regulations. These shallow waters are perfectly suited for fly fishing aboard my Action Craft 18 ft, FlatsMasters boat equipped with push pole , trolling motor, Lowrance HDS-5 Chart Plotter, GPS, and Depth Sounder to fish the deep channels, passes and back bays. Live bait fishing may include threadfin herrings, pinfish, mullet, live shrimp and pilchards. Leadhead jigs with bucktail or soft tail plastics to probe the beaches, shorelines and back bays as well as and array of artificals, crank baits and spoons attract a wide variety of gamefish.
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Backcountry Flats Fishing

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45lb Black Drum on Fly

May 25, 2016

We were Tarpon fishing around Bokeelia last Wed. Running out of Burnt Store to deeper water I noticed some fish up on the surface. As I turned my boat back around we came up on a mind blowing scene… Read Full Report →


Unique Catch of the Day - Porcupine fish

November 21, 2015

10,000 Islands Respected Naples fishing guide, Captain Dave Harding and friend Ron Patterson, senior minister of Naples United Church of Christ enjoyed nonstop action with jigheads tipped with shrimp during their recent half day charter in the 10,000 Islands.… Read Full Report →


Monster Redfish caught in Everglades

November 14, 2015

While fishing in the Everglades late in the afternoon with a good friend, Charles Miller, a resident of Port of the Isles, we drifted over a shoal on one of the outer keys on a rising tide. Charles hooked… Read Full Report →


Tarpon near Lostmans

August 14, 2015

Being a charter captain in the Florida Everglades has many special rewards, but it leaves little time to get out in the backcountry, far into the Everglades to fish on your own. It is not often that good fishing… Read Full Report →


Charter to Round Key

May 16, 2015

Resident of Naples, respected dentist and accomplished fisherman, Dr. Elio D’ Amico and two friends from Chicago enjoyed good action out of Port of the Isles and Round Key yesterday with friend Howard hooking and fighting a 5ft Ray… Read Full Report →


First Bonnethead Shark for 8 year old

April 03, 2015

10,000 Islands Recently, on a half day charter in the 10,000 islands, Chris LeWand and his son, Joaquin, enjoyed good action with live shrimp. Numerous fish were fought and released at boat side under our typical spring, sunny weather… Read Full Report →

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Half Day Trip with Captain John

Подтвержденный   Август 3, 2019
My husband and I decided to do a fishing charter with Captain John while we were in PCB for our honeymoon. Needless to say,...
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Did a half day with Capt. John Skiffington

Подтвержденный   Июнь 25, 2019
Short version: Awesome. Captain John was a true professional. When I arrived at the dock the boat was in the water....
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Half day with my son.

Подтвержденный   НОВЫЙ  Ноябрь 25, 2019
Took a half day trip with my 5 year old son.  Captain John went out of his way to keep my son entertained. Thanks...
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6 he trip with Captain John

Подтвержденный   Июнь 27, 2019
Our family vacationed at Rosemary Beach and my 14 year old son and I booked a trip with Captain John. One of the nicest guides...
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3/4 Day with John at Backwater Flats

Подтвержденный   НОВЫЙ  Ноябрь 29, 2019
John is a great guide and really knows what he is doing.  I am new to casting heavier weight fly fishing equipment. ...
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