Runnin the Flats

Runnin the Flats


These guys had an excellent time with Captain Rob. Highly recommend him and his charters. The fishing trip even wore out a very rambunctious 4 year old 😂
No better guide to catch fish in SWFL than Captain Rob of Runnin the Flats!

Fishing charters, eco tours, and island/camping trips in the 10,000 Islands with Capt. Rob Forte. USCG licensed, insured and native floridian.

Operating as usual


Charlie did an AWESOME job pulling this keeper redfish out of the mangroves today! Along with some nice snapper and small snook! (239)-450-3952

Photos from Runnin the Flats's post 03/25/2022

Slayed fish today! 3 slot snook, bunch of smaller ones, Goliath and jacks all pulled drag today! (239)-450-3952

Photos from Runnin the Flats's post 03/23/2022

Bunch of snook and jacks today! Even in this wind still finding fish! Call to book April/may trips (239)-450-3952

Photos from Runnin the Flats's post 03/22/2022

Great day with great action! First fish of the day nice snook just shy of the slot… then BOOM keeper redfish! Then another with fish feeding all round the boat.. headed out to the islands found a few sea trout and called it a morning! (239)-450-3952


More redfish today! Also caught snook and almost landed nice tarpon! All on live bait (239)-450-3952


It’s been a BAAADDD week to be a redfish! Keepers every trip, come get yourself a shot at one! Also caught sheepshead and snapper with bullsharks swimming around us! (239)-450-3952

Photos from Runnin the Flats's post 03/07/2022

More pictures from our awesome morning! We also saw sharks swimming around, 2 manatees and a sea turtle hung out with us! Fishing, tours, sunset or island hopping we got you covered (239)-450-3952


Another great trip today with great folks! A lot of fish caught including this bull shark!


Been finding fish every charter even in this wind lately! Beautiful redfish came home for dinner!


Great redfish bite this morning! Caught over 10 redfish! This one joined us for dinner 😋


Stacked them today! Lost about half dozen fish to big Goliath grouper as well! (239)-450-3952

Photos from Runnin the Flats's post 01/07/2022

Lots of fun today! Some delicious pompano and Spanish mackerel for the grill! Caught some Mack’s with crazy markings on them! Beautiful day in the 10,000 islands (239)-450-3952

Photos from Runnin the Flats's post 12/27/2021

This was todays haul! Awesome mixed bag… pompano, trout, mackerel, and nice flounder! I have afternoon trips available only until mid January! Call or DM (239)-450-3952

Photos from Runnin the Flats's post 12/27/2021

Awesome day yesterday throwing strictly jigs! Got a boat load of pompano, nice black drum, snook and ended it with nice Goliath grouper! Thanks for coming out you guys!! (239)-450-3952

Photos from Runnin the Flats's post 12/24/2021

Great day catching fish! Caught black drum, sheepshead thru out a lady fish and got a black tip to end it! Brought fish over to local restaurant and they cooked it up. )239)-450-3952

Photos from Runnin the Flats's post 12/20/2021

Sharks n sheepshead made for an exciting morning today! Lots of wildlife including manatees, sea turtles even a big spotted eagle ray that had a cobia hitchhiking on him! Never know what you’ll see


Found some permit slightly offshore on a calm day! Also caught sheepshead and snapper! (239)-450-3952


Good eats! Half day or full charters available! Also wildlife tours out to the islands! (239)-450-3952

Photos from Runnin the Flats's post 11/29/2021

Absolutely slayed the black drum today! Weather is cold and fishin is hot! We released more black drum and sheepshead even got a baby permit. (239)-450-3952

Photos from Runnin the Flats's post 11/24/2021

Got our workout for today with some big fish! Also brought home some meat for the table! We caught snook, redfish, black drum, snapper, Goliath grouper, bull shark and a few others! Lots of action today (239)-450-3952


This could be you!!

Catch and release sharks on the beaches of the 10,000 islands.



Manatee cruising along next to us on a tour today! Beautiful weather lately wildlife has been great as well! (239)-450-3952


Beautiful fish! Caught Goliath grouper, snook and much more! Kids got it done! 239-450-3952


Great redfish from today! Beautiful colors, was released to swim another day! Also caught snook and Goliath grouper! (239)-450-3952


Upstairs at our lunch spot!


Quick pit stop for lunch in Everglades city! Great day catching fish even better on a full stomach! Thanks for coming out again you guys! (239)-450-3952


Chunky backwater Goliath! Sucked down a mullet like nobody’s business!

Photos from Runnin the Flats's post 06/21/2021

Great day! Lots of fun caught snook and tarpon ✔️ that was main goal! With a lot of other fish in between! (239)-450-3952

Photos from Runnin the Flats's post 06/11/2021

Great action today! Keeper seatrout, snapper with some snook that would be keepers if it were season. Lost some other big fish! (239)-450-3952


Making sure they swim off after the fight...


Some great snook action yesterday! 2 fish measured in the slot ready for season September 1st when season opens! (239)-450-3952


Great family day! Some fishin, some shellin, and of course wildlife Manatees, dolphins and alligators all made an appearance! (239)-450-3952


Always an adventure exploring the 10,000 islands! (239)-450-3952 for your next adventure with friends and family!


Everyone loves this time of day! Cleaning the fish! Come catch your dinner! (239)-450-3952

Photos from Runnin the Flats's post 04/23/2021

Had to send it with the boys!! Worked our way up the food chain catching bait for this beast! Great job guys! (239)-450-3952

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