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Explore the shallow flats and backcountry waters of the Upper Florida Keys with Captain Josh! Captain Josh will help you catch a variety of fish, including Tarpon, Bonefish, Redfish, Snook, Permit, Snapper, and Trout....Read More
For these inshore and back country trips, Captain Josh welcomes you aboard his 18' Gordon Waterman. The boat is powered by a 90hp Yamaha has a capacity of 4 passengers (3 anglers and Captain. Josh). Also equipped with a 24V Minn Kota trolling motor, Power Pole for quick anchoring, a 24’ push pole for easy maneuvering, a casting platform for improved views, and the ability to float in only 6-inches of water - this truly is the perfect boat for you to enjoy a day exploring all the skinny water and crowded mangroves the Florida flats and backcountry waters have to offer.
Not to mention, his boat is fully equipped with all electronics and safety gear, and all charters are provided with top of the line rods and reels from Shimano and Florida Fishing.
Since his charters are fully equipped with rods, reels, bait, coolers, and ice, all you'll will need to bring any food and beverages that you'd like to have during the day, as well as sun protection (long sleeves, hat, non-spray sunscreen). Captain Josh will take care of the rest!
Captain Josh is a South Florida native and also a Miami-Dade Fire Fighter, Captain Josh grew up on the South Florida waters. He has been fishing competitively for over 20 years and has been a professional guide for over 10 years. Captain Josh is a sponsored fisherman, which is the result of years of success at multiple South Florida fishing tournaments. His expert knowledge of the South Florida waters will help ensure your fishing charters with him are a success. And since Captain Josh is a fire fighter and licensed paramedic, you can rest assured that he'll be able to handle any safety event in the unlikely even that one might arise.
Jason L.· ·
We had a fantastic day, fish were tough to come by due to a cold front, but Captain Josh found us some. We had bottle nose dolphins literally right next to the boat and numerous shark species right next to the boat. Captain Josh has a wealth of ...Read More knowledge and about the ecosystem of Florida Bay and Everglades national park. My 15 year old son and I had a great day being out on the water with Captain Josh and I would recommend him to anyone looking to have a great day on the water, not only fishing but the total experience especially if you’ve never been flats fishing in south Florida. Thanks again Captain Josh and we will definitely be contacting you next time were in South FL!!
Brian H.· ·
I wanted a fun, action packed fishing trip for my 18 year old daughter and I. Captain Josh delivered and then some. Caught a ton of fish the whole trip and missed a ton more (Sorry Capt :-) Our snappers were expertly cleaned and packaged. An hour or so later ...Read More we had our fish prepared Key Largo style at Sharkey’s thanks to the Captain’s recommendation. Top 5 fish dish we ever ate. Don’t hesitate to fish with Josh, outstanding experience from start to finish.
Gregory R.· ·
Even though it was a windy day with less than favorable conditions we had a great time back country fishing. Caught 4 different species and learned a few things about the echo system. Captain Josh is very knowledgeable! I will for sure be calling Captain Josh again!! Thanks again ...Read More for the great day!!
Adam W.· ·
Josh is one of the best captains I have ever fished with in 25 years. He knows the water and the area better than anyone and we had a blast. The wind was blowing between 25-35 mph and Josh still found some awesome fish for us! Can’t wait to get ...Read More back on the water soon!
John L.· ·
Josh was an experienced skillful captain and knew where the fish were! He was most helpful and Was also a good steward of the environment
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
All rods, reels, and tackle are included.
This guide will clean your catch for you.
Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.
You will get a refund if the trip is canceled due to weather.
No, this boat does not have a bathroom on board.
No meal provided.
Fishing License, Rods, reels & tackle
At an Additional Rate
No added costs.
Nothing required, we always recommend sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and weather-appropriate clothing.
Nothing additional needed.
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%).
The deposit for this trip is non-refundable.
Where to Buy a Fishing License
No license needed for this trip.
Overseas Highway, Key Largo, FL 33037, United States