Capt. Shane

My name is Capt. Shane Smetak  I am a spin fishing / Fly fishing guide in Southwest Florida I have been fishing Charlotte Harbor, Boca Grande, Venice, Sarasota and Clearwater for years. My Passion is Tarpon! I have spent countless hours on the water learning the fish, their movements the estuaries they are born in, the way the feed, the way they roll. I have studied the fish for many many years. I also enjoy stalking tailing redfish. It doesn't matter if you're a seasoned fly fisherman or spin fisherman or just in the area to catch some fish I can make your trip happen! Tarpon, Snook, Redfish and Trout are just some of the species we will Target. I fish out of a Maverick HPX 18 it is the most versatile boat I have ever owned! It can handle the waters of Charlotte Harbor and also run super shallow. It has an awesome dry ride! If you have any questions about trip details or the seasons of our fish, feel free to contact me anytime!  Book your trip with Boca Grande Flats Fishing and we can get the fish you have always wanted. I tie all of my flies that are proven patterns that work! My flies are also available for purchase my website. I have been a conservation captain for Bonefish and Tarpon trust for 10yrs. 

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