Welcome to Catching the Cure

Southwest Florida is known for its fantastic fishing. Whether you fish Captiva Island, Naples, Fort Myers, or Pine Island the fishing is hot most of the year. Redfish and snook thrive in the spring and summer months while the tripletail and cobia heat up the winter months. As the water temperatures increase anglers are provided with the opportunity to tangle with the legendary "Silver King" otherwise known as the tarpon.

Looking for the opportunity to land tarpon, snook, redfish, or shark, then you have found the right place. Welcome to Catching the Cure backcountry fishing charters. Enjoy a fun-filled fishing experience with Captain Jon Fetter, as he guides you through the pristine fishing waters of Southwest Florida.

Here you will find endless grass flats, deep and plentiful mangroves, and numerous backcountry waters throughout this entire area containing some of the best flats fishing in the world. If you are looking to land a redfish on the shallow flats, tarpon in the channels, or snook throughout the vast mangroves, Captain Jon will get you there. Captain Jon will provide easily understood instruction, area information, and the best quality bait and tackle for the beginner or expert angler. Whether utilizing live bait, artificial tackle, or even the occasional fly tackle, this will be an unforgettable experience that will have you coming back for more.

Catching the Cure will provide local knowledge on the area history and local wildlife as well as quality angling instruction. In addition to the fishing experience, each charter will be helping to find a cure for Multiple Myeloma through donations to the respective research foundations to increase awareness of this terrible disease.