About Inverness Florida Fishing Charters

About Inverness Florida Fishing Charters

Capt Jim Klopfer grew up in Maryland and learned to fish in the Potomac River and Chesapeake Bay. He moved to Sarasota in 1986 and earned his United States Coast Guard “Masters” license (# USA000332878) in 1991. He has been guiding clients in Sarasota ever since! After over 30 years guiding in the Sarasota area, Capt Jim moved to Inverness, Florida, where he enjoys the fantastic freshwater fishing that the area offers. Currently, Capt Jim Klopfer runs his Florida freshwater charters out of a 15″ Siesta Skiff boat.

Florida freshwater fly fishing charters

Capt Jim Klopfer has also authored many fishing articles and even several books on fishing. His Amazon author profile can be viewed in this link. He has written for GAFF Magazine, Florida Sport Fishing Magazine, Gulf Coast Fisherman, Woods-N-Waters, and other publications. He has self-published several books, “Sarasota Fishing Secrets”, “Fly Fishing the Suncoast”, “A Complete Guide to Ice Fishing”, and “Fishing for Crappie, Bluegill, and Panfish”.

Capt Jim is unique in that over the last 50 years he has fished extensively for a variety of species all over North America. He recently purchased a home in the North Carolina mountains and fishes for smallmouth bass, trout and other species. He is an extremely well rounded angler who is happy to share his expertise with others.

Along with an extensive blog featuring hundreds of useful fishing articles, Capt Jim Klopfer also operates a charter fishing service in Inverness, Florida. He mostly caters to anglers fly fishing, but can accommodate spin and baitcasting anglers as well.

Capt Jim Klopfer can be reached in the following ways;

(941) 371-1390


4318 South Florida Ave #87, Inverness, Florida 34450

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