Greetings from Naples, Florida!
Fishing since he could walk, Rob has a lifetime of memories already! With over
25 years experience
in South Florida he guides Estero Bay, Marco Island, Naples, and the 10000 islands. Always on the move and not limiting himself to one area he has the knowledge to get you to the fish.

Capt. Rob is a proven tournament winner:

1998 Florida Keys Cheeca Redbone "Guide to the largest Redfish"

1999 Collier County RedSnook "3rd Place Team Champions Guide"

2001 Redbone@Large Everglades City
"Guide to Grand Champion Angler", "Largest Tarpon", "Top Rod Angler", "Top Celebrity Angler Runner up", and "Top Celebrity Angler Day 2"

2003 Cabela's Key Largo Redfish tournament 3rd Place

2004 3RD PLACE "REDSNOOK Y-FLY"

2005 RedSnook most snook releases at 52 in 2 days

2005 BackCountry Classic most spot redfish with 16 spots

2007 3rd PLACE "REDSNOOK"

2008 Backcountry Classic 1st place hooters redfish win

2009 Backwater Classic runner up team

2010 Backwater Series Grand Champions

2010 Largest trout in the Romp in Swamp tournament

2013 RedSnook "3rd place guided plug team"

2013 Islamorada Herman Lucerne "largest tarpon"

2013 CCA Florida intercoastal 1st place win

He also prides himself in multiple IGFA certified Grand Slams.

His 22 ft Path Finder powered by a Yamaha motor has the speed and dependabilty to get to the fish. He also has a 16ft Hells Bay Whipray as an inshore fly boat. Wether a spin, plug or fly angler all can be accomodated. Old Florida, Sage, Shimano, Loomis, Diawa, Falcon are some of the names you can expect when you fish with Captain Rob. He prides himself in tying all his flies and always testing new patterns. An Everglades National Park licensed guide he is patient with all levels of anglers and always willing to to answer any questions. With all licenses and equipement supplied there is nothing for you to leave out. He always welcomes the use of anyones own equipement or the request for anything special.

There are just a few things you can expect when fishing with Captain Rob. First and the most important is that each time you go out with Captain Rob you will come away with greater fishing knowledge. Second, with education that Captain Rob provides to you - the angler, the better fishing experiance everyone will have. Lastly, you will discover and join in his passion to catching South West Florida trophy fish.

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Tarpon Tails
Naples, FL 34108

239-514-7377
rob@tarpontails.com