Start Your Next Adventure with Beyond and Back Fishing and Shelling Charters
"My passion is fishing..... whether it's shark fishing or fishing for dinner!!!!!" - Capt Stas
"We don't just merely take you fishing or shelling....... We offer a first rate adventure and lots of fun.... especially if you give us an idea of what kind of experience you seek."
Beyond and Back Fishing and Shelling Charters features Captain Stas, who is a retired Fish and Wild Life Conservation Commission officer and investigator. Captain Stas has been a charter captain for 20 years and is an area expert! Captain Gregg started started his career working at Brookfield Zoo in Chicago, then on to Disney and Cypress Gardens, caring for the animals and doing the famous wild life shows. Captain Stas earned a BS in recreation and park administration as a naturalist.
We also offer a shelling guide. Lisa, who has trained with the Conservancy of SW Florida and currently volunteers for them as a guide for the guided walks at Clam Pass. She will accompany guests on shelling tours, if desired.
Who We Are and What We Do
Beyond and Back Fishing and Shelling
We at Beyond and Back provide a safe and fun excursion. We protect the environment and use approved fishing gear and all catch and release fish are respected and well taken care of. Captain Stas is a member of Captains for Clean Water, which is a grass roots nonprofit organization advocating for clean water and healthy estuaries across Florida....
Wild life we see on charters - pictures taken while on tour-come discover SW Florida with us!
Discover a New Destination
Dolphins wake surfing
Capt Stas occasionally finds that local area dolphins are very playful and truely enjoy wake surfing behind the boat. This dolphin spent about 15 minutes with us! So exciting to see.
White and brown pelicans lounging on a sand bar by Caxambas Pass.
These white pelicans are migratory and come from Canada and Northern US in October and can stay through March. They fly about 1500 miles non-stop to winter in Florida!
Whether you are looking for a serious fishing trip or a relaxing boat ride or a fun island exploration and shelling trip, Beyond and Back will be happy to take you on your adventure!