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Mosquito Lagoon Fishing Charters

If you are into sight fishing,
Captain Billy Rotne is your fishing guide!

Welcome to Tail Hunter Charters! Capt Billy takes great care to ensure he gives his clients the best fishing experience possible in Mosquito Lagoon and the Ponce Inlet area! Using Nautilus and Shimano reels, Sage and G. Loomis fly and spin rods, he provides all the top of the line equipment you need as well as custom flies tied by Billy himself. Patience and the fact Capt. Billy is an avid fly and spin fishermen himself give him the skills needed to consistently place his Hell's Bay skiff or Yellowfin 24 Bay boat in the closest position possible to give the angler the best shot regardless of the conditions. Capt. Billy prides himself on being a guide and not just a captain. When you go fishing with Billy, not only will you catch fish but you will always learn about the area beyond that of even an ecotour as well as something to make your next fishing trip a better experience.

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Hunt the most prized game fish

Novice to Advanced, Capt. Billy caters to all levels of fly fishermen and has put hundreds of clients on their "first red on fly" and their largest fish in general.

We offer both Mosquito Lagoon Fly Fishing and Spin Fishing.

Rates
  • TripSkiffBoat
  • Half Day (4 hours)$500$600
  • 3/4 Day (6 hours)$550$650
  • Full Day (8 hours)$600$700
* * All rates are for 2 anglers in the skiffs or up to 4 anglers in the bay boat. Should your party contain more than maximum capacity, Capt. Billy works with several other full time guides to accommodate your party, no matter the size.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

“Captain Billy is a fantastic guide with decades of knowledge, and sophisticated equipment to find the fish anywhere! He expertly “sets up” the rigs and location to where even a rookie can haul in multiple huge catch. It was the 1st time for most of us to fish on a professional charter and it was NONSTOP fun and action! Captain Billy teaches precise fishing tips that helps you to be successful. He is also very safety-conscious. Thanks to Captain Billy, we caught a large COOLER-FULL of fish.”

Ron H.
Souix City, IA

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

“My son and I booked this charter due to the number as well as the high ratings and Captain Billy Rotne didn’t disappoint. He was easy to contact and since the weather was less than favorable, he let us make the decision. We wanted to go. Captain Billy met us at the dock early and was ready. We began by trying to go out around the jetty, but unfortunately due to conditions we had to turn around. The Capt. made the right decision and instead targeted trout and reds in calmer water. Captain Billy put us on fish and by days end we caught in excess of 75 fish. At one point we were nearly catching fish on every cast! If your looking for a friendly, knowledgeable captain who works hard, this is your guy.”

Craig V.
Cedar Rapids, IA

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

“The half day trip was with my wife daughter and myself. They had never done this type of fishing before so it was an awesome experience for them. I highly recommend Captain Billy. Hats off to him. Great trip and these guys know there stuff and will do absolutely everything to put you on the fish.”

Catarce Mendez

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

“First time for me and my family and friends going deep sea bay fishing. Captain Billy loaded us up promptly and we head out on the bay for about a 30 mile trip out in the bay. He put us right on the perfect spot. As soon as we cast within minutes the fish were bitting. All five us caught our limit in less than 2 hours time. Cutting edge equipment and boat. He filleted and bagged all our catch. Best fishing experience of my life!!! Recommend Captain Billy to all. If I could give him a bonus star, I would. Thanks Captain Billy.”

Eddie Hearn
San Antonio, TX

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

“This was our second trip and I must say Captain Rotne didn’t disappoint. 9 reds in total and 6 trout. Captain Billy is knowledgeable in the locations to find fish and make it a great experience. Highly recommended to try at lest once . Yea will not settle for anything less than great . Call him up and book your trip.”

Raymond F.
Kendale Lakes, FF