Big Pine Key - 17’ Action Craft

Starting at $450 | 4 - 8 Hours | Flats, Inshore | 1 - 2 People
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About Your Trip

Down in the Lower Florida Keys there is a lot to see more than just fishing! The wildlife is plentiful and interesting with a wide variety of birds, turtles, stingrays, and dolphins. Every time Captain Robert has a trip or a charter, people seem to be captured by the scenery there in the lower keys backcountry as well as having a successful fishing trip with Captain Robert!

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About Your Boat

Boat Type:
Boat Manufacturer: Maverick HPX-V
Boat Length: 18 ft
Year Built: 2013
Engine Manufacturer: Mercury
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 115 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Wireless Trolling Motor, Ice Box

About Your Guide

Captain Robert has over 20 years of fishing experience in the Florida Keys. He established his charter which is named after his late uncle's charter boat called the "Kingfisher". He was a great fisherman and charter captain whom inspired Captain Robert to NEVER give up. He is hoping to make a new legacy in honor of him. So come and join Captain Robert and he'll show you how to chase down Tarpon, Bonefish, Permit, and other flats/backcountry species throughout the Florida Keys! Experienced and Non Experienced anglers are welcome from all ages.

Start Location

29837 Journeys End Rd, Big Pine Key, FL 33043, United States

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Flats

Skill Levels

Advanced, Beginner, Intermediate


All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.


Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Live Bait

Yes, Included


You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.

Boat Restroom

No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.


No meal provided.


Barracuda, Blacktip Shark, Bonefish, Goliath Grouper, Mangrove Snapper, Permit, Redfish, Snook, Tarpon


Drift Fishing, Fly Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing

Gear & Packing


Fishing License, Ice Box, Rods, reels & tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Food and drinks

Required Items

Nothing additional needed.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping

After paying the deposit, a QR Code will be emailed to you. On the day of the trip, your guide will scan your QR code to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is for a customary tip (we recommend 20%).

Cancellation/Refund Policy

Yes, cancel for free up to 14 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

No license needed for this trip.

Pricing & Availability

To check pricing, please select duration and group size.

Please fill out Trip Date, Duration, Group Size, and Start Time before proceeding.


Bruce M.


March 20, 2021



Took a half day morning start back country trip with Capt. Robert on March 20. A cold front was still passing through and conditions were windy but Capt. Robert still managed to put us on some fish (trout, snook, juvenile tarpon). He worked hard, changed locations, baits/rigs, etc. to make ...Read More

Alfred R.


March 29, 2021



Captain Robert was fantastic. After leaving the ramp and within 5 minutes we saw Tarpon rolling in the channel and my son hooked and landed an 80 lb tarpon . We then hooked a second Tarpon that broke free. Shortly after we caught 2 redfish and finished the day ...Read More

Christian L.


August 5, 2021



Such an incredible half day trip. Can’t beat the price for the experience. Captain Robert is extremely fun and knowledgeable and will do anything to get his guest on the fish! Highly recommend.

First Time Booking with Us?

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We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only put you on 'em, but show you a great time, keep you safe, and give you a memorable experience with your group.

Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a QR code (like a mobile boarding pass). Just show your guide your QR code on the day of the trip, they'll scan it, the remaining balance will transfer automatically, and you'll be all set to get out there. Just make sure you bring a cash tip for the guide!

In the case of inclement weather, our guides will make the call and we'll work with you to reschedule your trip or issue a full refund. Your safety is our top concern.

Once you book the trip, we will connect you directly with the guide to go over any additional details. In the meantime, our location specialists are always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!