About Boca Grande

There’s something special about Boca Grande! Discover what we have to offer your crew . . . Boca Grande on Gasparilla Island is a unique luxury vacation destination. Anglers, families, and adventure seekers flock to this quaint island community. Boca Grande seems a world away – yet is conveniently located along the coast in Southwest Florida. 

Additionally, beautiful Gulf beaches, shelling, and quaint island lifestyle combined with a rich and interesting history make Boca Grande a favorite hidden gem among anglers as well as a terrific family destination.  About Boca Grande Lighthouse

Whether you’re fly fishing Boca Grande Florida for tarpon, or bait fishing light tackle for redfish, snook, or trout – Gasparilla Island and the town of Boca Grande with Captain Mark Becton, offers the angling adventure of a lifetime! 

  • The Gasparilla Inn
    The Gasparilla Inn
    Historic Gasparilla Inn and beach club
  • Florida Wildlife
    Florida Wildlife
    Florida's wildlife is diverse with a variety of flora and fauna to enjoy around every corner!
  • Rich Island History
    Rich Island History
    Visit the Historical Society or the Mariner Museum to learn more about the rich area history.
  • Boca Grande family style!
    Boca Grande family style!
    Boca is a great place to bring the whole family. Take them fishing, or collect seashells on the beach. Discover new sea creatures, tropical birds, iguanas and more.
  • Boca Grande is Tarpon Capital of the World
    Boca Grande is Tarpon Capital of the World
    Fly fish for tarpon, enjoy light tackle for snook, reds, and more! click to contact me tonight about a charter.
  • The Train Depot in Boca Grande, FL
    The Train Depot in Boca Grande, FL
    located at the historic train depot in downtown Boca Grande. We serve fresh local fish and produce in a comfortable, family atmosphere. A large patio area for outside dining lets you watch the world go by. Interior air conditioned dining room.
  • Gasparilla Island Historic Lighthouse State Park
    Gasparilla Island Historic Lighthouse State Park
    The Port Boca Grande lighthouse is open to the public 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday - Saturday, and on Sundays noon - 4:00 p.m. from November through May. From June through October it is open Wednesday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Sundays noon - 4:00 p.m. Separated from the mainland by Charlotte Harbor and Pine Island Sound, this island is part of a chain of Gulf Coast barrier islands. The centerpiece of Gasparilla is the restored Port Boca Grande Lighthouse built in 1890. Swimming, snorkeling, fishing, and nature study are popular activities which can be accessed at any of our five parking lots. Shelling is particularly good in the winter months along the Gulf.
  • Boca Grande Club
    Boca Grande Club
    Rental properties and beautiful beaches! http://www.bocagrandeclubrentals.com/properties.html
  • Manatee
    Manatee
    Manatee are commonly seen along the southwest coast of Florida. They come to the surface to breathe.
  • Beautiful Boca Grande Beaches
    Beautiful Boca Grande Beaches
  • Boca Grande Range Lighthouse
    Boca Grande Range Lighthouse

About Boca Grande

Gasparilla Island is known as the “Tarpon Fishing Capital of the World”. Boca Grande is also home to some of the world’s best beaches – making it the perfect destination for both serious anglers and families alike.

In addition, to shopping, dining, and art galleries making up part of the downtown area, the island boasts Gasparilla Island State Park at the south end. You can even rent a golf cart to tour the island. Visit the historical library to grab a book or two for reading while you relax on the beach. Enjoy some of the best shelling in Florida, swimming, or biking. So, bring the family for island-style vacation memories, or come alone and challenge your skills as an angler. Learn more about Boca Grande and you’ll likely agree – it has something for everyone in your crew. 


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If you’re looking for an exciting day trip adventure or wish to spend a week or two on the water fishing Boca Grande and Charlotte Harbor – 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: captainmarkbecton@gmail.com

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