Captain Ben Chancey

Captain Ben Chancey has been providing his clientele’ a world class fishing experience since 2003, when Chew On This Cape Coral fishing charters was formed. Captain Ben has built his business off of providing first class customer service, while educating his anglers of the fish they are targeting. As Captain Ben was a high school teacher before becoming a guide, expect to learn a thing or two while fishing South Florida on his many vessels.

Captain Ben Chancey and Chew On This Fishing Charters have been featured around the world on national television outlets including ESPN, The Today Show, The Weather Channel, and much more. Chew On This is also the Internets most watched saltwater fishing show on YouTube with over 135 Million views in just 10 years!

Captain Ben welcomes you to experience the difference in fishing with Chew On This Charters, we look forward to creating a fun and memorable time on the water. You may even end up an internet sensation if the camera is rolling!


Captain John Black

Capt. Black has always loved fishing and grew up bass fishing in the lakes and rivers of Georgia and Alabama. He began his professional career in his late twenties. Competing In the highest level of fishing, through the Bassmaster Series of tournaments, and also the (PAA) Professioanal Angler Series. Black won numerous tournaments and awards for his efforts throughout his Bass fishing Career.

Although the freshwater side of fishing is a passion, something else caught his attention, the big fish that lurk in the shallow waters of southwest Florida. Vacationing here throughout his life, chasing these fish, Him and his wife moved here permently in 2008. After spending years learning the waters, he is able to put his clients on some of the biggest fish of their life. Black also owns a local Bait and tackle shop, ( Crazy Lure Bait & Tackle ), most afternoons you can find him here doling out advice to the novice and avid fishermen alike.

Black has been featured on many T.V. shows and even hosted his own. Teaming up with Capt Ben Chaney and the Chew On This Show has produced some of the most exciting videos and catches of Jonathan’s Career. Featured on ESPN,s Top Ten, Today Show, Weather Channel, and many more., Jonathan hopes to spread the word and his love of fishing to all people that inspire to believe in the power of that big fish pulsing on the end of their lines.

Captain Jackie Calderone

I was born and raised in Florida, and I wouldn’t want to live anywhere else. I’ve been fishing the local water ways since I could talk. I have spent many hours fishing on land and by boat, and spent a lot of time catching a variety of fish.

There are not many species of fish in Florida that I haven’t caught. Out of all the species, I specialize in catching backwater fish including snook and redfish. I’ve learned how to properly fish for these species, even in the most difficult of environments. Every time I catch a big fish I always push myself to get an even bigger one. Fishing is my passion and there’s nothing that can compete with the sound of a reel screaming.

I look forward to sharing the water with fellow anglers and helping everyone become a better fisherman while having the most fun possible!

Captain John Johnson

Captain John Johnson (JJ) grew up fishing the lakes and rivers of the Colorado Rocky Mountains. JJ has always enjoyed teaching people how to fish while providing a fun and rewarding experience to those he takes out with him. JJ’s true passion for fishing really took hold when he moved to southwest Florida with his wife in 2015. He spent most of his time fishing in any and every way possible from shoreline to inshore to offshore.

No matter if he is out 30 miles on the water, cruising in a kayak, fishing the flats or sitting on the beach, JJ is always excited to see what is lurking in the salty waters of southwest Florida.

JJ is an Army veteran and was in EMS for over 10 years prior to teaming up with Captain Ben Chancey, so it’s safe to say you are in good hands while out chasing those fish!

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