The Hoodwink is a 31' Morgan Sportfish equip with a Cummings 330 HP engine.  The Hoodwink features a closed cabin with a marine head and comfortable seating capable of handling up to six passengers.  In addition, the Hoodwink also has:


State of the art GPS

Redundant Sounders (fish finders)

VHF and long range single side-band radios

EPIRB safety beacon

Very large cockpit for more enjoyable fishing

Fresh and Salt Water rinse downs

Lots of dry storage

USB ports for cell phone charging

Loaded with top of the line tackle and gear

Bluetooth© capable stereo system (bring your playlist)

Ships wheel


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to the Dock


From north on I-75

From north [heading south] on I-75, north of Punta Gorda, take exit #161 [Jones Loop Rd] and go right {west}. Drive about 1 mile to the intersection at US 41, cross 41 and continue straight on CR 765 [Burnt Store Rd]. Follow for 20 miles, then turn right {west} on SR 78 [Pine Island Rd] and go to Pine Island's 4-way stop, then proceed as below**.


From south on I-75

From south [heading north] on I-75, take exit #136 [Colonial/884], which is one exit north of one of the two airport exits [#131/Daniels Rd], and head west {exit ramp goes off to the right, then take a left at the light}. Stay on Colonial and follow signs for Veterans Pkwy, a bridge, which has a toll. This will take you to SR 78 [Pine Island Rd], then take a left onto SR 78, and go to Pine Island's 4-way stop and proceed as below**.


From I-75 at exit #143 [SR 78] or US 41

From I-75 at exit #143 [SR 78] or US 41, go west on SR 78 {also called Bayshore Rd or Pine Island Rd}, and follow to Pine Island's 4-way stop {approximately 30 minutes from US 41 or 45 minutes from I-75}.


**At the 4-way stop, turn right onto Stringfellow Rd. Drive roughly 3 miles and turn left onto Pineland Rd. This road turns into Waterfront Drive at the water's edge (a hard right). Follow Waterfront Dr. approximately 1/8 mile, then The Tarpon Lodge is on the left!


By Boat

By boat, head up or down the Intracoastal Waterway to the Useppa Island area and follow the Wilson Pass (now known as the Pineland Pass) to our docks.


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