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Trolling Charters Near Big Pine Key, Fl
Wreck fishing is a fantastic way to bend your rod on some big fish, and there's no better way to enjoy it than this trip with Captain Billy! He's been on the water his whole life, working as a first mate before he opened his own charter business down in Key West. On this trip, you'll start off at the reef to catch some delicious eating fish for dinner, then head to deeper water and more sunken structure to hunt for something big. On the reef, you'll be targeting tough, hard-fighting species such as Amberjack (known as "reef donkeys" for their stubbornness), Barracuda, Mutton Snapper, and Black Grouper. Snapper and Grouper are especially prized as eating fish for their flaky white filets! On the day of the trip, you'll set out aboard Captain Billy's 26' Renaissance Prowler—a perfect vessel for fishing the Florida Keys. It's equipped with everything you could possibly need for a successful and comfortable trip, including GPS, Fishfinder, live well, and an ice box for your catches. Captain Billy will provide everything, including top-of-the-line rods, reels, bait, and tackle, so that all you have to do is cast out, hook up, and then hold on for the fight of your life! To maximize your time on the water, make sure to bring proper clothing, a hat, sunscreen, and a camera! A trip with Captain Billy is sure to be picture-worthy. Read More
Key West Wreck Fishing
This fishing adventure with Captain Spencer out of Key West provides you with endless opportunities! Whether it's fishing the backcountry of the Gulf of Mexico, chasing fish in Key West Harbor, or fishing the reefs on the Atlantic side, Captain Spencer is ready to do it all. Captain Spencer prides himself on customizing his trips to his client's goals so let him know what your ideal day looks like in the days leading up to the trip and he will plan it out! The beauty of the Florida Keys, and especially Key West, is that there is such a variety of fish to catch. You can explore the backcountry for Redfish, Snook, Bonefish, and Mangrove Snapper; anchor-up on a channel in Key West Harbor to target Sharks, Cudas, Jacks, and Tarpon; or hit it out to the reefs for a myriad of grouper and snapper species, permit and even target Sails under the right conditions! Captain Spencers 25' Pathfinder is extremely versatile in this regard shallow enough to maneuver the backcountry and local grass flats, and sturdy enough to handle the light chop of the open ocean. This vessel can accommodate 6 guests, however, Captain Spencer prefers to fish with 4 or less. Captain Spencer can also make accommodations to pick you up from many places around Key West. If you are staying somewhere with water access let us know and Captain Spencer will try to accommodate picking you up from your location. Read More
Reefs, Bays, Or Backcountry
Climb aboard with Captain John and experience an action-packed day of fishing in Key West, Florida. If you have never been to Key West before, you’re missing out! And if you’re looking for a knowledgeable charter captain to take you out, Captain John is a great choice. As a 5th generation fisherman in Key West, Captain John knows exactly where the fish bite. Test your casting accuracy as you target Amberjack, Cobia, Goliath Grouper, African Pompano, Sailfish, Bull SharkYellowtail Snapper, Swordfish, Blackfin Tuna, and many more species. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain John’s 33-foot center console equipped with two 300 HP engines. She also has a GPS, fishfinder, flybridge, live bait well, outriggers, and tuna tubes. Fish Daily Charters will provide Spearfishing Equipment and Snorkeling equipment free of charge if you’re interested. Captain John welcomes 6 anglers on these 4, 6, and 8-hour adventures. The longer your trip, the farther out you can fish. And the farther out you can fish, the bigger the fish get! Make sure you bring food and drinks for the day (preferably no glass) as well as a hat and sunscreen. Captain John will provide all licenses, rods, reels, lures, and tackle. They will also prepare live bait before the trip, although you can catch the bait during the trip if you’d like. For the 6-and 8-hour trips, a first mate will be on board to help you at all times. They will help you clean and fillet your fish at the end of the trip. Whatever your skill level, there is a fish out here with your name on it. Come and join Captain John for an exciting day of fishing! Read More
Long-Range Key West Trip
Come experience the Florida Keys on this incredible adventure with Captain Justin! The Keys are a world-renowned fishing destination, and there's no better way to enjoy all that they have to offer than a trip aboard his 35' Carolina Classic. There options are endless, whether you want to enjoy a half-day, a 3/-4 day, or a full-day trip! Captain Justin specializes in calm water, light tackle “good times” fishing. This is ideal for beginner to intermediate anglers who are looking to bend some rods and hear the drag scream. Target species include Maho, Snapper, Grouper, Tarpon, Barracuda, and Shark. These will vary by season and weather, but rest assured—Captain Justin will put you on some awesome fish! You'll be fishing aboard his 35' Carolina Classic sportfisher, which was tested in the rough waters off Cape Hatteras, North Carolina and is built for speed and comfort. She features room for up to six, an air-conditioned cabin, and a nice bathroom. Beyond the comforts are the electronics. She is outfitted with top of the line RayMarine chart plotter, thru-hull sonar, and HD color radar. This modern-day electronic set-up is the ultimate “fish finder”. Finally, the JL audio-stereo with subwoofers brings your music to another level. Once the fish are found, our tackle is nothing short of top tier. For light tackle such as snapper, and pitch baits; we use all Esky custom rods. Once you use an Esky, all other rods seems sub-par. For the heavyweights out there we supply a variety of combinations from TLD 20w to 80w Tiagras, Deep Drop reels include 2-speeds, and 12-volt electric reels. Captain Justin will provide everything you need for a successful day out on the water, from rods, reels, and tackle, to ice, water, and fishing licenses. All he recommends you bring are any snacks and drinks and he'll take care of the rest! Dont miss this amazing fishing experience. Read More
Key West Fishing Expedition
Get offshore with Captain Rob, a dedicated and experienced captain who hails from a line of professional anglers. With more than thirty years of experience fishing here in the Keys, he knows every bit of this fishery and will make sure to put you on a trophy, fill your coolers, show you a great time on the water, or all of the above! On this trip, you'll be heading out to offshore water within about 30 miles of Key West. Here, you can chase every fish under the sun, including pelagic feeders such as Mahi, Sailfish, and Wahoo, plus giant reef fish such as Groupers and Snappers! Drop lines, troll lures, and cast out for the fish of a lifetime—you can rely on Captain Rob to help you land it. You'll be fishing aboard a 36' Yellowfin center console, outfitted with three F300 Yamaha outboards for a triple-helping of speed. Plus, when you're on a center console, you'll be able to fish 360º of water around the boart, giving you a lot of options. Get out there with Captain Rob and have a blast! Read More
Key West Drag Ripping
Get out there and chase down some thrilling pelagic fish on this trip with Captain Joel! You'll be cool and comfortable on board this 30' Grady White sportfishing vessel, which is purpose-built for offshore performance. Marathon, FL is world-famous for sportfishing, and for good reason! Not only is the water here rich with life, but it's also right on the edge of the shelf, so you can hook up exciting deep-sea species less than an hour from the dock. This trip can be a half-day, a 3/4 day, or a full day of fishing depending on your preferences, but no matter what you choose, you'll be targeting prime nearshore gamefish species such as Barracuda, Cobia, Mahi, African Pompano, Kingfish, and more. On longer tips, you'll also have the opportunity to troll for major species including Sailfish, Wahoo, Blue Marlin, and Blackfin Tuna. Every single one of these fish is a hard fighter, and once they take that bait, it's game on! Captain Joel will come prepared with everything you need for an exhilarating day on the water, including bait, rods, reels, and tackle. All you need to bring is your sunscreen, some sunglasses, and a good attitude! Head out there and have a blast! Read More
Marathon Offshore - 30’ Grady White
Offshore trips with Captain Larry will always start off with catching live baits! Depending on the season you will be either flying kites for sailfish, running to the humps for tuna, fishing grass patches for Mahi Mahi, or even deep dropping for tilefish, grouper, snapper, or swordfish. On a full day offshore, Captain Larry will usually switch tactics throughout the day so you can go home with a great mixed bag of fish! Offshore you can expect hard fighting, acrobatic, and beautiful Pelagic fish. Captain Larry bases all of his fishing around having fresh live bait and catching big fish! Everything is provided aboard his 33’ World Cat as it comes fully rigged with fuel, outriggers, Garmin electronics, 2 300 HP Suzuki's, coolers, massive live wells, a large t-top for shade, and plenty of rod holders. He will even clean and vacuum seal your fillets for you for superior storage and preservation. Captain Larry focuses on the little things to ensure you have the best possible experience aboard his boat from start to finish. All you need to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks, sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, and a camera if you'd like, and Captain Larry will make sure you're well taken care of. All you'll need to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks and Captain Larry will clearly take care of the rest! Read More
Marathon Offshore Trip
If your looking for a fantastic Key West fishing adventure look no further! Captain Joe has over 40 years of experience and would love to put his extensive fish knowledge to work for you. Everything on your charter is up to date and double-checked to provide you with a safe and rewarding experience that the entire family can enjoy. Fish year-round aboard our fast, beautiful Whitewater center console. We offer eco-tours and beach excursions too. Our adventures are limited to four guests, making for an intimate experience with your friends or family, and allowing us to provide an unforgettable experience at a very affordable fare. All ages, genders and all experience levels are welcome without fear of judgment. You won't have to worry about not being prepared either, Captain Joe will provide everything you need to get you started on the right foot. He'll supply the boat, fuel, insurance, rods, bait, tackle, ice, local knowledge, navigation, and safety equipment. You don’t even need a fishing license. Just bring your personal items: sunscreen, clothing for the predicted weather, polarized sunglasses, swim/snorkel gear, lunch and preferred beverages. Read More
Key West Fishing Experience
Head out with Captain Nick for an epic Florida Keys inshore/nearshore adventure aboard his 35' Contender. Enjoy reef fishing for yellowtail and mangrove snapper, mackerel, and grouper. Trolling and live baiting for wahoo, sailfish, and kingfish. Or, wreck fishing for mutton snapper, grouper, amberjack and more. All three are great options and it all depends on what you want to do! Captain Nick is all about customizing a trip to your goals and expectations, and for this reason prides himself on the number of repeat clients he has in his client base. When you fish with Captain Nick he will do everything in his power to make sure you have the best possible experience out on the water! His boat comes loaded with everything you could possibly need to catch tons of fish. Since all the gear and licenses are provided all you need to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks and maybe some lunch for the full day trips, and Captain Nick will get straight to work for you! Read More
Welcome to Velocity Sportfishing Charters, where exhilarating fishing adventures await you in the beautiful waters of Key West, Florida. Join Captain Andy Velo and his professional crew aboard the Misty, a meticulously maintained 1988 Jersey Dawn Convertible Sport Fish. With our state-of-the-art equipment, comfortable, air-conditioned vessel, and our crew’s commitment to your safety and enjoyment, we guarantee a first-class fishing experience like no other. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, our charters cater to all skill levels. Explore the abundant fishing grounds of Key West, reel in exciting catches, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey with Captain Andy and his team, your gateway to the thrilling world of sportfishing in Key West. Captain Andy's operation is a veteran-owned and operated charter business, so you can count on a professional, first-class outing for all guests. Even our vessel’s name, “Misty”, has a military history and Captain Andy loves to tell her tale, as well as his experiences aboard US Navy submarines. We offer half day to extended full-day fishing trips for Family Adventures, Corporate Trips, or Friends Vacationing in Paradise. Read More
Join Captain Joel on his 30' Boca Grande sportfisher for an exciting offshore fishing charter out of Marathon, FL! n this epic trip, you'll be targeting some of the most prized gamefish in the area, including Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Wahoo! As you board the boat, you'll be greeted by Captain Joel and his experienced crew, who will provide you with a safety briefing and a rundown of the day's itinerary. Once everyone is ready, you'll set off from the dock and head out into the crystal-clear waters of the Florida Keys. As you make your way out to the fishing grounds, Captain Joel will share his knowledge of the area and give you some tips and techniques to maximize your chances of landing a big catch. You'll be fishing with top-of-the-line equipment, including high-quality reels and rods, and all bait and tackle will be provided. Once you arrive at the fishing grounds, the excitement will begin! Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Wahoo are all known for their fast and furious fighting style, and you'll need to be quick and agile to reel them in. With Captain Joel's expert guidance, you'll have the best chance of landing the catch of a lifetime. Throughout the day, you'll have the opportunity to relax and enjoy the beautiful scenery of the Florida Keys, soak up some sun, and spend some quality time with your fishing buddies! And, of course, you'll have plenty of opportunities to snap some photos of your impressive catches to share with your friends and family. At the end of the charter, Captain Joel and his crew will clean and fillet your fish, so you can take your catch home and enjoy it for dinner. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a first-time fisherman, this offshore fishing charter with Captain Joel is sure to be an unforgettable experience. Read More
Marathon Offshore - 30’ Boca Grande
Head out with Captain Jose to fish with one of the Key's foremost authorities in putting fish in the boat. Captain Jose loves to run guided trips but his full-time job is fishing commercially. This man lives and breaths catching fish! This 8-hour trip is the perfect trip for an experienced angler looking to chase their next trophy, or fill their freezer with fillets. You'll be trolling for Kingfish, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and maybe even Sailfish. Capt. Jose and his first mate will be on hand to show you the ropes. Newbies and families are more than welcome! These species are seriously tasty, and you can choose to take home your catch for a tasty dinner. This will be filleted and cleaned for you. If you prefer, you can leave it with the crew. Your captain will provide all the fishing gear you need, and you’ll also have a first mate on the boat to help you reel in the fish. All that’s left to to do is grab your favorite snacks and drinks and cast off! Captain Jose will turn your dreams into a reality. Read More
Full Day Offshore - 34' Crusader
Head out for a full day fishing adventure with Captain Hunter to run far offshore and get after Swordfish—one of the hardest-fighting fish in the Gulf! On this trip, you'll be heading 40+ miles offshore, trolling for lightning-fast gamefish such as King Mackerel, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Wahoo, and Blackfin Tuna. Once you reach the best fishing grounds, you'll drop your lines much deeper to attract Swordfish, which migrate at great depths, hunting for squid, baitfish, ballyhoo, and more. These fish are hungry, and when they hit your line, you'll feel it! Bring your A-game on this trip, because the Swords will really test your strength, skill, and stamina. You'll be getting some serious fishing done aboard Hunter's 30' Seahunter center console. She's powered by twin Yamaha 300-HP engines, so you'll cruise offshore with some serious speed. This well-equipped vessel comes with all the necessities, including GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, and an Ice Box to store your catches. This boat also has a comfortable cabin area so that you can relax in the shade in between hook-ups. Captain Hunter will provide top-of-the-line rods, reels, tackle, and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, a lunch, and any snacks or drinks you'd like to enjoy while onboard. Read More
Swordfishing The Wall Off Key West
Wake up and go fishing! A 4-hour fishing trip is a great way to fish and explore the local waters surrounding Key West. Our half-day trips usually leave the dock around 7:30 a.m. and return around 11:30 a.m. However, this may change depending on the conditions, time of year, and customer preference. Captain John's mission is always to provide the best fishing experience possible with the conditions at hand. His vessel, a 28' center console (built by Latitude Tournament Boats), is a true "hybrid" fishing machine. This means that on a nice day, you can comfortably fish offshore reefs, wrecks, and Gulfstream currents. You also have the option to fish backcountry channels, inshore wrecks, and nearshore patch reefs if the wind picks up. On a full day, we might have the opportunity to target multiple species both in the deep and the shallow. Captain John specializes in light tackle fishing. This means he'll match the rod and reel outfit to the size fish you're targeting to make for the best overall angling experience. If you would like to fly fish, the captain can accommodate you. However, you must bring your own fly fishing equipment. Expect to target Amberjack, Barracuda, Tuna, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Grouper, and more, depending on the length of your trip. Evening Tarpon trips are also offered. Live bait makes a big difference. Pilchards, pinfish, herring, ballyhoo, and blue crabs are some of the varieties you are likely to find in the livewell. Catching bait is part of the charter, and while it may take some extra time, your captain knows it makes the difference between a fantastic fishing trip and one that's just okay. Your fishing license is included. Bring sunblock (non-spray), sunglasses, a hat, snacks, and drinks. Book your trip and hit the water with Captain John! Read More
Morning 1/2 Day Fishing Charter
Are you interested in a full day on the water? This private 8-hour trip for up to 6 passengers is the perfect option to explore all that the Key West fisheries have to offer. You will have the chance to target multiple species, such as Snapper, Grouper, King Mackerel, Wahoo, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Sailfish, and many other species. Various fishing techniques may be utilized to maximize the bite, like trolling, bottom fishing, live baiting, wreck fishing, and deep dropping. Whether it be your first time fishing or you are an avid angler, the Captain and first mate will be happy to accommodate you aboard the Double Wrap. With over 15 years of commercial fishing experience, the Captain will do everything possible to put you on the fish. He is happy to tailor the trip to your preferences. We ensure quality safety and fishing equipment onboard and will provide all necessary gear, lures, and bait. We look forward to making your fishing trip a memorable experience! Read More
All Day Key West Sportfishing
Almost 70 miles (113 km) west of Key West lies remote Dry Tortugas National Park. Accessible only by boat or seaplane, the park is known the world over as the home of magnificent Fort Jefferson, picturesque blue waters, superlative coral reefs and marine life, and a vast assortment of bird life! This area is also know for its incredible fishing grounds, which are home to tons of reef fish as well as nearshore species such as Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Kingfish, and more! On this epic Dry Tortugas trip, you'll be in experienced and professional hands aboard Captain Hunter's 30' Seahunter Floridian. This boat is a perfect balance of speed, performance, and comfort that's ideal for offshore fishing. With twin 300HP Yamaha engines, you won't have to cruise for long before you reach the prime fishing grounds and start haulin' 'em in. On the way, watch the trolling lines for sudden bites! Your captain will be prepared with everything you need for a blue-ribbon day, including top-of-the line rods, reels, bait, tackle, and most importantly, his years of experience hunting champion pelagic predators. To make the most of your experience on the water, make sure to bring polarized sunglasses, proper clothing, hat, and sunscreen. Get ready to have a blast! Read More
Dry Tortugas Expedition
Experience Thrilling Deep Sea Fishing in Key West with Captain Jeremy! Join Captain Jeremy on an exhilarating deep sea fishing adventure in the stunning waters of Key West, Florida. Aboard his 30' center console, you'll have the opportunity to utilize various fishing techniques, chase after incredible species, and create memories that will last a lifetime. Diverse Fishing Techniques Captain Jeremy's expertise spans a range of fishing techniques, ensuring a well-rounded experience for anglers of all skill levels. Whether you prefer artificial lure fishing, heavy tackle fishing, kite fishing, light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, sight casting, or trolling, you'll find it all here. Target Impressive Species Key West boasts a diverse ecosystem teeming with impressive fish species, including Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and Wahoo. These highly sought-after catches offer thrilling battles and delicious rewards. Deep Water Adventures Venture out to the deep waters as Captain Jeremy goes "run and gun" style in search of Dolphin (Mahi Mahi), Wahoo, and Blackfin Tuna. Feel the excitement as you track these fish and prepare for thrilling battles. Flexible Fishing Approaches Captain Jeremy's approach to "run and gun" and trolling depends on the conditions of the day, ensuring you have the best chance of a successful and enjoyable fishing experience. Book Your Deep Sea Fishing Trip Today! Whether you're an experienced angler seeking a new challenge or new to the world of deep sea fishing and eager to explore, Captain Jeremy's trip in Key West promises an extraordinary day filled with excitement, camaraderie, and fantastic catches. Reserve your spot now and get ready for an incredible deep sea fishing adventure with Captain Jeremy! Read More
Everything to Know About Booking a Big Pine Key trolling charter
What are the best trolling charters in Big Pine Key?
Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 59 trolling trip in Big Pine Key: Offshore Bottomfishing and Trolling guided by Chris.
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What types of trolling charters are common in Big Pine Key?
Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for trolling in Big Pine Key as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and flats fishing.
The most commonly sought after species for trolling in Big Pine Key are: 1. mahi mahi, 2. sailfish, 3. blackfin tuna, and 4. wahoo.
How much do Big Pine Key trolling fishing charters cost?
for trolling in Big Pine Key prices can range anywhere from an affordable $600 to $3,000 and up, but the average price for a half day trip for trolling in Big Pine Key is $1,063. The average price for a full day trip for trolling in Big Pine Key is $1,686.
What month is best for on a trolling charter in Big Pine Key?
The most popular season to go on a trolling charter in Big Pine Key is spring, and most anglers book their trips 17 days in advance.
Do I need a Big Pine Key fishing license and what are the bag limits in Big Pine Key?
You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Big Pine Key don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. See here for more information on bag limits and fishing season regulations in Big Pine Key.
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