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Please check this list completely, there are MANDATORY ITEMS you must bring on your overnight fishing charter.


Suggested items to bring for breakfast. Captain will cook for you if you like or do it yourself.

  • Breakfast Sandwiches

  • Eggs

  • Bacon/Sausage

  • Potatoes

  • Bread for Toast

  • Butter

  • Jelly/Jam

  • Donuts

  • Bagels

  • Coffee Rolls

  • Juice

  • Milk

  • Cereal

  • 1 Pound of Drip Coffee


Suggested shopping for lunch items. Bring along sandwich cold cuts and some hotdogs and hamburgers. We don't mind cooking a hot lunch!

  • Deli Meats (turkey, ham, etc.)

  • Sliced cheese

  • Condiments (mustard, ketchup, mayo, salt, pepper)

  • Lettuce, Tomato, Onion

  • Hotdogs, Hamburgers, etc.

  • Cheap paper plates (no Styrofoam please)

  • Snacks (potato chips, cookies, fruit, etc.)


We try to keep it simple the first night. Bring something that is easy or microwavable. Captain will cook you a fish dinner the second night. Bring microwavable sides such as Uncle Ben’s Rice, Mac & Cheese or Potatoes or salads to go along with your fish. This is only a list of suggested items, you may bring whatever you like.

  • Dinner item for second night (chicken, meat, etc.)

  • Salad & Salad Dressing

  • Good bread & butter.

Mandatory Items

We will check your items prior to departure. The Captain will go to the store last minute if necessary to complete the list (this will delay your departure).

  • Chum Bags

  • 1 Gallon of Bleach

  • Vegetable oil

  • Cracker meal (for frying fish)

  • All beverages including bottled water

  • Good disposable plates (no Styrofoam)

  • Cheap disposable plates (for sandwiches, etc. - no Styrofoam)

  • Plastic Cups for drinks

  • Plastic utensils for all meals (fresh water is too precious to use to wash dishes)

  • Sugar packets, coffee creamer

  • 3 rolls of paper towels

  • 3 rolls of toilet paper

  • Sheets, blankets or sleeping bags, pillows for the bunks

  • Six 30 gallon garbage bags for trash

  • Plenty of rags for cleaning hands

  • Knives

  • Gallon size Zip-Lock bags for filets, leftovers, etc.

  • Personal toiletries & towels

  • Motion sickness pills or ear patches (ear patches are the best but are prescription)

  • Sunscreen, Sunglasses & Hat

  • Long Sleeve Shirt

  • Foul Weather Gear

  • Cooler to Transport Your Catch Home (optional)

View a complete list of suggested fishing tackle for your overnight fishing.

Contact Tortugas Unlimited, LLC
Email: captpaul@tortugasunlimited.com / Phone:(305) 744-0124

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