Tavernier Backcountry Fishing

Starting at $400 | 4 - 8 Hours | Flats, Inshore | 1 - 3 People
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Pricing & Availability

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Species

Barracuda, Bonefish, Cubera Snapper, Florida Pompano, Gag Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Mangrove Snapper, Permit, Red Grouper, Redfish, Snook, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout, Tarpon, Tripletail, Yellowtail Snapper

Techniques

Light Tackle, Fly Fishing

About Your Boat

Boat Type: Skiff
Boat Manufacturer: Action Craft
Boat Length: 18 ft
Engine Manufacturer: Suzuki
Number of Engines: 1
Total Horsepower: 115 hp
Additional Amenities: GPS, Fishfinder, Snorkeling Equipment, Live Bait Well, Tuna Tubes, Ice Box

About Your Guide  Certified Damn Good Guide

Explore Islamorada and the Florida Keys skinny water with Captain Ben for Tarpon, Bonefish, Snook, Permit, and Redfish. If you're looking for a bit of everything, book a full-day to head deeper for Sailfish, Snapper, and Grouper as well.

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Reviews

James

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November 22, 2021

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We had 2 boats. Ben was captain on one. Our captain was Zack. He was the BEST!! So friendly, we had a blast! I would recommend him to everyone! Donna

James

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November 22, 2021

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Verified Review


Ben was very knowledgeable as to where the fish were. From the Barricuda my grandson caught, to all the other fish my son in law, and myself caught. The weather was tremendous. Zach, and Ben changed their schedule to accommodate the 2 families. Will definitely book with them again.

Sarah P.

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November 18, 2019


My son and I spent the afternoon with Captain Ben today. From the very minute I booked, Captain Ben was very quick with communication and worked hard to make our trip happen. We had an AWESOME time with him! We covered a LOT of fishing ground and it was apparent ...Read More

Cj B.

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September 10, 2019


I cannot say enough good things about Captain Ben and the awesome fishing adventure we went on! I came to Islamorada on my first ever solo vacation. I wanted to get some fishing in but with me being by myself I couldn’t justify spending the amount of money ...Read More

Susi L.

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June 14, 2019


Captain Ben was great. Captain Ben knew right where to put the boat to get fish, he was personable, knowledgeable, and patient, Captain Ben provided all the equipment, baited the fishing polls for us and took the fish off the hook. We caught a ton of fish! Ben cleaned all ...Read More

First Time Booking with Us?

We vet our guides to make sure they are the best of the best. We want guides who not only catch fish, but show you a great time on the water, 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 go fishing. 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.

We're always available to answer your questions via email, text, chat, or call!

Amenities and Information

Water Type

Inshore, Flats

Skill Levels

Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Tackle

All rods, reels, and tackle are included.

Fish Cleaning

This guide will clean your catch for you.

Beer

Feel free to enjoy responsibly, but please no glass.

Weather

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.

Lunch

No meal provided.

Gear & Packing

Provided

Rods, reels, tackle

At an Additional Rate

No added costs.

Recommended Packing

Hat, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses

Required Items

Florida saltwater fishing license

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 7 days before the trip.

Where to Buy a Fishing License

No license needed for this trip.

Start Location

144 Sioux Street, Tavernier, FL 33070, United States