Capt Rick Mitchell

Rick Mitchell ★★★★★ 5 12 reviews
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Capt Rick Mitchell is a full-time Naples fishing guide. Rick played college football at Bowling Green State University, and after 25 years of active duty service, he retired as a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Army. After active duty service, Rick and his family moved to Naples, FL, where he has been guiding since 2011.

Rick has fished all over the country while in the military. When not fishing, he is very active with the local fishing clubs and at the professional level with the FLW Costa / BFL series and the American Bass Angler Southern Division.

Rick is literally on the water every week, preparing for a fishing guide or professional tournament. He is very proficient with the various fishing techniques in Southwest Florida (artificial, shiners, and saltwater) and will cater to all your needs. The main lakes that I focus on are Lake OkeechobeeGolden Gate Canal SystemLake Trafford, and the Everglades.

Capt Rick likes to start early but is open and flexible with your scheduled start time. It also offers a trip in the morning and afternoon. Included in all trips is the boat, fuel, cooler, ice, bottled water, and all tackle and equipment necessary for fishing. The trip ends when your ready; having a great time, let’s continue.

Capt Mark is knowledgeable in light tackle, as well as flipping and pitching techniques in all the surrounding waterways. Kids, veterans, pets, and disabled anglers are welcome to join my adventures.

I love to share my passion and knowledge with you all while putting you on fish. Living and fishing in the areas provide me the ability to have a superior experience on Okeechobee. Contact me below with any questions you may have.

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Species Capt Rick catches

Largemouth Bass




  • Fishing Chairs
  • GPS & Fishfinder
  • Life Jackets
  • Catch and Release Allowed
  • Cooler, Ice, Bottled Water

About this Tour:

  • Boat Specs: 22+ ft
  • Boat Capacity: 3 People
  • All Fishing Equipment
  • Boat & Fuel
  • Photos

Fishing Techniques:

Fishing Equipment:

  • Spinning Rods
  • Baitcasting Rods
  • Left & Right Handed
  • Fly Rods (request only)
  • Braid & Mono Line


Great experience!

Rick Mitchell
Golden Gate Canal Fishing 4 Hour Trip Schedule : Afternoon Session (Private)
- Ryan Pommier

Very knowledgeable

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Very knowledgeable and great guide. Very helpful and always a pleasure to support a veteran
- Carson Cordell

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Rick Mitchell
Golden Gate Canal Fishing 4 Hour Trip Schedule : Morning Session (Private)
- Carson Cordell
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