About Captain Mark Becton – Fish On Charters – Boca Grande, Florida: professional guide whose experience and expertise has clients returning year after year to fish on fly and bait for tarpon, redfish, snook, and trout.
Fly Fishing – Bait – Artificial
About Captain Mark Becton
Mark has been passionate about fishing since he was a boy. He grew up in Florida and fishing is a tradition that he is pleased to now share with his own three boys. Mark believes it is much more than a worthwhile pass-time. Along with general fishing tips and information, you’re likely to hear about local lore, wildlife, or interesting tid-bits of Florida history while fishing with Captain Mark.
His humor, passion for fishing, and for the outdoors shows and he’s built a loyal client base over the years. Many customers return year after year to get out on the water for a day or a week and chase tarpon, redfish, snook or trout.
Additional 411 on Captain Mark
With more than twenty years experience fishing Boca Grande and Charlotte Harbor, Captain mark Becton uses his extensive knowledge of the area to educate and entertain customers. His fly fishing expertise, talent for fishing on light tackle, patience, and sense of humor makes any day on the water an enjoyable experience.
Captain Mark participates regularly in activities promoting local environmental issues. He stays abreast of topics which effect native flora and fauna, and regularly contributes to individual and group local causes.
- Award winning veteran guide – 20+ Years in Boca Grande and proud “FL Cracker”
- “Buccaneers & Bones” – Outdoor Channel
- Gasparilla Outfitters Associate Guide
- Seasoned Tournament Angler and Guide
- Boca Grande Guides Association – Served on the Board and as Director (many years)
- Barrier Island Parks Society – Guide/ Supporter Annual BIPS Fundraiser
- Cystic Fybrosis Foundation via the prestigious Redbone at Large Tournament Series
- Bonefish & Tarpon Trust – Affiliated Guide (previous years)
- GIFT (Gasparilla Island Fly Tournament) – 2nd Place 2019
About Fishing with Captain Mark Becton
Although he loves bait fishing too, Captain Mark is a fly fishing expert. He fishes bait trips inshore as well as in the bays and harbor. Site fishing is his specialty vs. pass fishing in Boca Grande. The type of fishing available depends largely on the season.
His years of experience, passion, and talent for fly fishing and all manner of local fishing shows in his day to day interactions with clients who return year after year to fish with him.
Some of the best fishing in the world takes place in and around Boca Grande! Captain Mark is happy to help you make arrangements for the adventure of a lifetime!
*Fly fishing and bait trips are available. However, during the heart of Tarpon season, we book fly fishing trips only. Talk to Captain Mark about the best options to suit your angling adventure needs.
Plan Your Angling Adventure
If you’re looking for an exciting day trip adventure or wish to spend a week or two on the water fishing Boca Grande, Charlotte Harbor, or the back bay areas – look no further! We’ll direct you to resources you can trust.
Book the angling experience of a lifetime – fishing the Gulf coast of Florida. Make your reservations today for a Boca Grande fishing charters adventure! Call or text and leave an EVENING phone number where you can be reached. Call or Text (941) 628-6894 email: [email protected]
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