Captain Arthur Schmidt



Full Time Fly Fishing Guide in Matlacha, Pine Island,

Sanibel and Captiva, Florida




1/2 day - 4 Hours - 450.00

3/4 day - 6 Hours - 550.00

Full Day - 8 Hours - 650.00

I accept all major credit cards

Call 239-464-9610

Matlacha Baby Tarpon

Tarpon On Fly - Matlacha Island, Florida

   Capt. Arthur Schmidt has been guiding clients in the waters of Southwest Florida and the Florida Keys for over 23 years.  I specialize in Fly Fishing charters on the Flats of Matlacha, Pine Island Sound, Cayo Costa, Sanibel and Captiva. 

 Fly Fishing for Tarpon, Permit, Snook and Redfish

Sanibel Tarpon

"A nice Tarpon caught off Sanibel Island Fly Fishing"



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I also offer Eco Tours, Photography trips, Sightseeing,

Dolphin Watching, Sunset, Out Island Lunch Cruises and Shelling trips.


                                            Call me @ (239)464-9610 or EMAIL for more information

About the Captain | Fly Fishing Pictures | Fly Fishing Links | Fly Fishing Rates 

Accommodations | Fly Fishing Calendar

Fly Fishing Pictures Page 2  - Fly Fishing World Record Tarpon Pictures

Fly Fishing Pictures Page 3

Fly Fishing Pictures Page 4 - Fly Fishing Pictures Page 5

Pictures of Fly Fishing Locations - Belize Pictures

Fly Fishing Tackle Provided - The Fly Fishing Boat

Fly Fishing Trips to Belize & Mexico

Fly Fishing The Marquesas - Key West

Local Recommendations

Article About Fly Fishing Giant Tarpon in Key West

Tribute to Daddy Mac Miller


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                                                                         Capt Art Schmidt                    

 "Tarpon Hunting"



Capt Art Schmidt Charters is a proud supporter of the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust and a volunteer in the Tarpon Genetics study program


                                                                                    "Captiva Beach Tarpon"



                                                                           "A Nice Tarpon caught in Matlacha" 




                                                                 "Daddy Mac Miller Stripping on a Bonefish in Belize" 


                                                                    Scott Swartz

                                                                      "Nice Tarpon caught by Scott Swartz / Cayo Costa Island" 





Capt Art Schmidt Charters is a member of Florida Society for Ethical Ecotourism




                                                                          "Cayo Costa Island" has the best Shelling !!! 


                                                                                           "Cayo Costa Island"



Check out my story about Fly Fishing for Giant Tarpon.

Read superb article by Pete McDonald on Florida Keys pioneer of Fly Fishing, Captain George Hommell

Looking for Accommodations for your fly fishing trip to Florida? Check out my recommendations for places to stay.

Visit my Fly Fishing picture gallery for lots of action pictures.

You can also drop by my Links page for more information on my fly fishing suppliers.







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