Saltwater Safari Reef Trip

Starting at $650 | 4 - 8 Hours | Inshore, Nearshore | 4 People | Trip #4792

About Your Trip

This is an inshore fishing trip staying relatively close to shore, only venturing out a couple of miles to the shallow Patch Reef’s. We will target such species as Yellowtail, Snapper, Mangrove, Snapper, Mutton Snapper, Groupers, and Barracuda. We also fish in Florida Bay for Speckled Sea Trout, Mangrove Snapper’s, ... Read More

About Your Boat

Boat Type
Center Console
Boat Manufacturer
Pro Line
Year Built
Engine Manufacturer
Total Horsepower
Number of Engines
Additional Amenities
Livewell , Radio Stereo, Coolers

About Your Guide

Certified Damn Good Guide
27 Years of Experience
Captain Eric is the "Son of a Son of a Fisherman." Being a fifth-generation Conch gives Capt. Eric unparalleled knowledge of the Florida Keys Waters! Capt. Eric is born and raised in Islamorada Florida. He has 25 years of personal experience fishing the Florida Bay and Offshore waters. Islamorada Charter ... Read More

Start Location

83413 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL, USA | Bodies of water fished: Atlantic Ocean, Florida Bay

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Nearshore

Skill Levels

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.


Black Grouper, Mangrove Snapper, Yellowtail Snapper


Bottom Fishing, Cut Bait Fishing, Drift Fishing, Light Tackle Fishing, Live Bait Fishing

Packing / Extras

Everything you'll need for your trip
Please bring what you need to eat and drink for the day. We recommend sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, and a hat. We provide fishing license, cooler, and ice. All tackle is provided.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
No license needed for this trip.

Things to Keep in Mind

Payment & Tipping
We use a cashless autopay system. We'll send you a boarding pass, and on the day of the trip, your guide will scan your boarding pass to automatically transfer the remaining balance. The only cash needed is to tip your guide (we recommend 20%).
Cancellation/Refund Policy
Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.

Pricing & Availability

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Cancel for free up to 7 days before the trip.


Justin S.


These guys are the absolute best! My girlfriend and I had an awesome day out with Captain Eric catching tons of Reds, Snook, Trout, and a few Jacks. We had such a great time that we booked another trip with his Partner Captain Dylan a few days later, he kept ...Read More


Verified Review Fishing

Eric was concerned about us going out because of high winds but we were here for a special occasion so his partner Dylan persevered and took us out in a bigger boat. The conditions were indeed challenging but Dylan worked extremely hard to see that we had a good time. ...Read More


Verified Review Fishing

We had a great time. Through windy conditions we were still put on fish and enjoy the overall experience. We will be back.

James B.


My wife and I had a great time today with Captain Eric. He was very patient with us, baited our hooks and removed the fish. We caught about 30 between the 2 of us!!

Courtney B.


My son and I had an excellent day with Captain Eric, we caught tons of sea trout, lady fish, and a few sharks. Eric was professional, and honestly just cool to be around. He was great with my son, and answered his million questions. We HIGHLY recommend Captain Eric, and ...Read More

Ron M.


They Find Fish!!! Captain Eric and his son Captain Dylan two of the nicest fellas you will run across. Personable, knowledgeable and willing to teach if you are wanting to learn. They both treated the novice and seasoned angler the same. Most of all they put you on fish. We ...Read More

Sean W.


Booked a half day backcountry outing with Capt Eric for my wife and I as part of our 25th anniversary celebratory trip to the Keys (yes I’m a fortunate man!) Promised my wife a fun day on the water with some fishing thrown in. :) Had hoped to perhaps try ...Read More

Joshua M.


We done the full day with Capt Eric and it was AWESOME!!! My wife and I both got to experience a tarpon on the other end of the line and it’s an experience that I can’t hype up cause it doesn’t need it!! Lol!! The silver king definitely does not ...Read More

Dan J.


What an awesome day with captain Eric. First and foremost my wife, who is new to fishing, felt comfortable and included the whole time. Captain Eric taught both of us a lot and had her catching fish after fish on soft plastics. We missed a tarpon early at the bridges ...Read More

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Once you've paid your deposit at checkout, we'll send you a boarding pass. Just show your guide your boarding pass 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.
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