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Epic Islamorada Inshore

100% (7)
25 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Reef, Wreck, And Patch Reef Trip

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26 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Best Day Ever - Reef Fishing

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37 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Islamorada

3/4 Day Trip

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44 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Best Day Ever Fishing In Islamorada

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37 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Islamorada Fishing With Capt Pete

100% (3)
37 ft 1 - 6 People $$$

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Fishing in Islamorada
Fishing in Islamorada
Fishing in Islamorada
trip description for Morning Half in Islamorada

4 Hour 1/2 day trip for up to 6 people departs at 0630. U will be going out on a spacious 44' Express Marlago Jefferson Yacht. Twin 450 HP 3208 Caterpillar engines. Vessel is equipped with all the electronics needed. GPS, Sonar, Radar, VHF and more. You will be using top of the line tackle, rods and reels, Vessel is equipped with fighting chair, 2 large live wells, Outriggers, Center rigger, Downrigger and many other specific tools that we use to target all the different species that roam these Florida Keys waters. Summertime we will generally fish on the reef for various Snappers such as Yellowtail, Mutton, Mangrove and some others. More than often we will take some time to troll and target Wahoo, Blackfin Tuna, Mahi and a few others when they are close enough to go after in the allotted time. Wintertime we again stay close to the reef but target species such as Sailfish, Wahoo, Blackfin Tuna King Mackerel, and again can target the many Snapper species that thrive here. All you need to bring is whatever you would like to eat and drink and we have everything else ready for you to come aboard and enjoy a great day and create some unforgettable memories Please remember to thank your mate with a 20% tip. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Morning Half

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44 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Islamorada
Fishing in Islamorada
Fishing in Islamorada
trip description for Family Fun Mix-It-Up Trip in Islamorada

Custom charter that can include family fishing, snorkeling, sandbar. Trip includes non alcoholic beverages (iced tea, waters, ginger ale), cooler with ice to BYOB, snorkel gear, sandbar toys (football , skip ball ,paddle ball), floats, and paddle boards . Bring your own cold lunch or select our "bring the grill," add on and bring a cooler of your own grill ready items. Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Family Fun Mix-It-Up Trip

100% (1)
26 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Afternoon Half in Islamorada

4 Hour 1/2 day trip for up to 6 people departs at 1:00pm. U will be going out on a spacious 44' Express Marlago Jefferson Yacht. Twin 450 HP 3208 Caterpillar engines. Vessel is equipped with all the electronics needed. GPS, Sonar, Radar, VHF and more. You will be using top of the line tackle, rods and reels, Vessel is equipped with fighting chair, 2 large live wells, Outriggers, Center rigger, Downrigger and many other specific tools that we use to target all the different species that roam these Florida Keys waters. Summertime we will generally fish on the reef for various Snappers such as Yellowtail, Mutton, Mangrove and some others. More than often we will take some time to troll and target Wahoo, Blackfin Tuna, Mahi and a few others when they are close enough to go after in the allotted time. Wintertime we again stay close to the reef but target species such as Sailfish, Wahoo, Blackfin Tuna King Mackerel, and again can target the many Snapper species that thrive here. All you need to bring is whatever you would like to eat and drink and we have everything else ready for you to come aboard and enjoy a great day and create some unforgettable memories Please remember to thank your mate with a 20% tip. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Afternoon Half

100% (1)
44 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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trip description for Barrier Reef Snappers and More in Islamorada

Climb aboard with Captain Sal and head out to the Barrier Reef off Islamorada and the beautiful Florida Keys. While exploring this beautiful natural resource, Captain Sal will have live and dead bait set ups rigged up for you so you can get fishing! If you’re looking to catch some delicious eating fish, this is the trip for you as typical catches out there on the reef include Mangrove Snapper, Lane Snapper, piles of Yellow Tail Snapper, assorted Grouper species, and Mackerel. Tons of other species hang out the reef as well like big Jacks, Mackerel, and more! Captain Sal runs a couple different boats under his operation down there in Islamorada, but these trips are usually run on his 25’ SeaHunter center console, equipped with a 350 Mercury outboard. It’s the perfect size boat to zip out to the reef comfortably, has plenty of space to spread your group out and fish, and has all the necessary fish boxes to keep your catch cold on your way back to the dock. Sal will provide everything for the trips, including fishing licenses, waters, ice, and cooler space if you’d like to bring your own snacks and drinks! Read More

Inshore, Jetty Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Barrier Reef Snappers And More

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25 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Tavernier
Fishing in Tavernier
Fishing in Tavernier
trip description for Florida Fishin' Frenzy in Tavernier

Experience the Ultimate Florida Fishin' Frenzy with Captain Scott in Tavernier! Prepare for an angler's paradise as you join Captain Scott for a fishing adventure like no other. With a wide array of fishing techniques and an impressive list of target species, this trip offers the thrill of a lifetime. Diverse Fishing Techniques Captain Scott's expertise spans a wide range of fishing techniques, ensuring that your adventure is tailored to your preferences. Whether you prefer artificial lure fishing, bottom fishing, cut bait fishing, deep dropping, drift fishing, heavy tackle fishing, jigging, kite fishing, light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, sight casting, topwater fishing, or trolling, he's got you covered. Impressive Species Awaits Tavernier's waters are teeming with impressive fish species, including African Pompano, Amberjack, Barracuda, Bigeye Tuna, Black Grouper, Blackfin Tuna, Cero Mackerel, Cobia, Cubera Snapper, Gag Grouper, Kingfish, and even Lobster. Your options are vast, and Captain Scott will guide you to the best spots for a memorable catch. Tailored to Your Desires Whether you're drawn to offshore, inshore, or patch reef fishing, Captain Scott can make it happen. Bottom fish for grouper and snapper, or troll for mahi, sailfish, wahoo, and tuna. Whatever your heart desires, your fishing expedition is customized to your preferences. Captain Scott's Expertise With Captain Scott's intimate knowledge of the local waters and years of experience, you can rest assured that you'll be in the best possible hands for a successful and exciting fishing adventure. Book Your Fishin' Frenzy Today! Whether you're an experienced angler seeking a thrilling challenge or a newcomer looking to explore the beauty of Tavernier's waters, Captain Scott's fishing trip promises an extraordinary day filled with excitement and the chance to reel in impressive catches. Reserve your spot now and get ready for an incredible Florida Fishin' Frenzy with Captain Scott! Read More

Deep Sea, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Tavernier

Florida Fishin' Frenzy

100% (2)
25 ft 1 - 4 People $$
Fishing in Key Largo
Fishing in Key Largo
Fishing in Key Largo
trip description for Offshore half day in Key Largo

Fun day out on the water, targeting multiple species, near shore, and offshore. Read More

Deep Sea, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Key Largo

Offshore Half Day

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Everything to Know About Booking an Islamorada cero mackerel fishing charter

What are the best cero mackerel fishing charters in Islamorada?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 13 cero mackerel trips in Islamorada, and the most popular trips in the area are Epic Islamorada Inshore guided by Ron, Reef, Wreck, and Patch Reef Trip guided by Chris, and Best Day Ever - Reef Fishing guided by Pete.

Our guides in Islamorada are rated a 4.92 out of 5 based on 2529 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

All guides on Captain Experiences are licensed, insured, and vetted by our team. You can access their reviews, click through trip photos, read bios to get to know them, and preview trip details like species, techniques, group sizes, boat specs and more.

Other popular cities nearby for booking a Cero Mackerel charter include Tavernier, Key Largo and Marathon.

Looking for kid friendly cero mackerel guides / fishing lessons in Islamorada? Check out our beginner and family friendly cero mackerel guides in Islamorada.

What types of cero mackerel fishing charters are common in Islamorada?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for cero mackerel in Islamorada as well as nearshore fishing, inshore fishing, and flats fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Islamorada are cut bait fishing, live bait fishing, and bottom fishing but artificial lure fishing and drift fishing are popular as well.

How much do Islamorada cero mackerel fishing charters cost?

for cero mackerel in Islamorada prices can range anywhere from an affordable $600 to $1,600, but the average price for a half day trip for cero mackerel in Islamorada is $818. The average price for a full day trip for cero mackerel in Islamorada is $1,240.

What month is best for cero mackerel fishing in Islamorada?

The most popular season for cero mackerel fishing in Islamorada is spring, and most anglers book their trips 40 days in advance.

Do I need a Islamorada fishing license for cero mackerel and what are the bag limits for cero mackerel in Islamorada?

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Islamorada 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 Islamorada.

What is cero mackerel fishing in Islamorada all about?

In Isla Morada, anglers have the opportunity to target cero mackerel, a prized species known for its speed, agility, and delicious flesh. Cero mackerel are often found in the offshore waters of the Florida Keys, particularly in areas with strong currents, nearshore reefs, and along the edges of the Gulf Stream. These sleek and powerful fish are highly sought after by anglers for their exciting fights and the culinary delight they offer.

Anglers targeting cero mackerel in Isla Morada often employ a variety of fishing techniques to entice these fast-swimming predators. Trolling with lures or rigged baits is a popular method for targeting cero mackerel, allowing anglers to cover a large area of water while searching for active fish. Cero mackerel are known to be attracted to fast-moving lures and flashy, shiny baits, making them responsive to trolling presentations.

Another effective technique for catching cero mackerel in Isla Morada is live bait fishing. Anglers use small live fish, such as pilchards or ballyhoo, rigged on hooks or under floats to attract cero mackerel. This method allows anglers to present a natural-looking bait that mimics the movement and behavior of the fish's natural prey, increasing the likelihood of enticing strikes from hungry cero mackerel. Whether trolling, live bait fishing, or casting lures, anglers in Isla Morada can enjoy thrilling encounters with cero mackerel while exploring the vibrant marine environment of the Florida Keys.

What are the most popular months to fish for cero mackerel fishing in Islamorada?

In Isla Morada, the seasons for targeting cero mackerel offer anglers varied opportunities throughout the year. Cero mackerel can be found in the waters surrounding the Florida Keys year-round, but their abundance and behavior may vary depending on the season. During the spring and summer months, cero mackerel are often more prevalent in Isla Morada's offshore waters, where they can be found near reefs, wrecks, and other structure. Warmer water temperatures during these seasons stimulate increased activity among cero mackerel, making them more active and accessible to anglers.

Fall is another favorable season for targeting cero mackerel in Isla Morada. As the water temperatures begin to cool, cero mackerel may move into shallower waters in search of baitfish and other prey. Anglers can often find schools of cero mackerel feeding near the surface, particularly around bait schools or areas with strong currents. The fall season provides anglers with exciting opportunities to target these fast-swimming predators using a variety of fishing techniques, including trolling, casting, and live bait fishing.

While cero mackerel can be caught year-round in Isla Morada, their presence and behavior may change during the winter months. Cooler water temperatures may cause cero mackerel to move into deeper offshore waters or migrate to warmer areas along the edge of the Gulf Stream. However, with their abundance in the offshore waters of the Florida Keys, anglers visiting Isla Morada can still enjoy productive fishing for cero mackerel throughout the year, taking advantage of the diverse opportunities provided by this popular sportfish.

What techniques are popular for catching cero mackerel in Islamorada?

In Isla Morada, anglers employ various effective techniques when targeting cero mackerel, known for their swift movements and aggressive feeding behavior. Trolling is one of the most common and successful methods used by anglers to catch cero mackerel. Anglers troll with lures or rigged baits behind a moving boat, covering a large area of water in search of active fish. Cero mackerel are attracted to fast-moving lures and flashy presentations, making trolling an ideal technique for enticing strikes from these fast-swimming predators.

Another popular technique for catching cero mackerel in Isla Morada is casting lures. Anglers cast lightweight spoons, jigs, or plugs into areas where cero mackerel are likely to be feeding, such as near reefs, wrecks, or bait schools. Retrieving the lure with a fast, erratic action mimics the movement of fleeing baitfish, enticing aggressive strikes from hungry cero mackerel. This method allows anglers to cover a smaller area more thoroughly and can be particularly effective when targeting schooling fish.

Live bait fishing is also an effective technique for targeting cero mackerel in Isla Morada. Anglers use small live baitfish, such as pilchards, ballyhoo, or threadfin herring, rigged on hooks or under floats to attract cero mackerel. Presenting live bait in areas with strong currents or near structure where cero mackerel are known to congregate increases the likelihood of enticing strikes. Whether trolling, casting lures, or live bait fishing, anglers in Isla Morada can enjoy thrilling encounters with cero mackerel while exploring the vibrant marine environment of the Florida Keys.

What other species are popular in Islamorada?

Aside from cero mackerel, Isla Morada offers anglers a diverse range of species to target, ensuring exciting fishing opportunities year-round. One popular species among anglers is the mahi-mahi, also known as dolphin fish or dorado. Mahi-mahi are abundant in the offshore waters surrounding Isla Morada, where they are often found near floating debris, weed lines, and other surface structures. These colorful and acrobatic fish provide anglers with exhilarating fights and are highly prized for their delicious flesh, making them a sought-after catch for both recreational and commercial fishermen.

Another prized species found in Isla Morada's waters is the sailfish, known for its impressive size, speed, and distinctive sail-like dorsal fin. Sailfish inhabit the offshore waters of the Florida Keys, particularly along the edge of the Gulf Stream and near underwater structure such as reefs and wrecks. Anglers targeting sailfish in Isla Morada can enjoy thrilling opportunities for trolling with rigged baits or artificial lures, as well as live bait fishing and kite fishing methods. Sailfish offer anglers exhilarating fights and the chance to reel in trophy-sized fish against the stunning backdrop of the Caribbean Sea.

Additionally, anglers in Isla Morada can pursue a wide variety of other saltwater species, including tuna, wahoo, kingfish, snapper, grouper, tarpon, permit, bonefish, and more. Tuna are prized for their speed and strength, inhabiting offshore waters where they feed on baitfish and squid. Wahoo are known for their sharp teeth, fast strikes, and delicious flesh, making them a favorite among anglers targeting pelagic species. With such a diverse range of species to target, anglers in Isla Morada can enjoy thrilling fishing experiences and the opportunity to catch a wide variety of prized fish throughout the year.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Fishing with Captain Randy was a blast caught plenty of bonefish and some sharks Randy is a cool dude really enjoyed my trip

    Rick B. with Randy S. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a terrific day with Pete!

    Kipp H. with Pete R. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great full day trip with Captain Chris. Chris really helped my wife with his patience and encouragement fight big fish in deep water and use lighter tackle at the shallower wreck. She landed nice yellowtail, yellow jack, mackerel and amberjack. Chris worked hard all day keeping us in fish and rigged as the shark tax was high though the morning. At the end of the day we got great local restaurant recommendations and tips on cooking our catch. Loved the boat playlist! Highly recommend and hope to come back to fish with Chris again.

    John K. with Chris P. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    What an amazing day of fishing and boating. Captain Pete and his mate Christy were great with my three boys. They really made the experience "The Best Day Ever!"

    Roy G. with Pete R. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    If you want to be inspired to be a better person, laugh, and catch the most fish out of the Islamorada marina Captain Mark is the way to go. Thanks Mark for a great day. Also thank you for your service to our country and continued surrport of disabled veterans!

    Brian S. with Mark G. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great work Captain Phil. Had a good time on the boat and caught fish all through the 8 hour day. Even when the bite slowed down captain phil ran all over to get back on the bite. We had our trout limit within the first hour of the fishing. He showed me allot of tips for casting under mangroves. Looking forward to another trip soon.

    Shaun T. with Mike P. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had two great days on the water with captain Eric. Even though it was pretty windy Captain Eric put me in fish. Enjoyed the fishing and enjoyed my time on the water with captain Eric. Next time I'm in the Keys I will be looking forward to fishing with Captain Eric.

    Bob M. with Eric S. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    I have been fishing the keys for 10 years but learned a ton fishing with Captain Troy and first mate James. We caught a 2 man limit of nice sized yellow tail in 1.5 h. Very friendly folks made for a great day ! Highly recommend!

    Thomas J. with Troy W. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We truly enjoyed our fly fishing trip with Capt GW. His boat was clean and comfortable and Capt GW was very personable and knowledgeable. We had some tougher conditions with wind that allowed him to give me so much needed help and encouragement on techniques to help my skills. But alas, no adrenaline moments of catching backwater fish, just the adrenaline of trying to make the right cast in the right spot. We saw a great deal of sea life as an addition to the friendly camaraderie, and that was a bonus.

    David H. with Gw D. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Ron is a true pro and so nice. My family had a great fishing trip. 10 out of 10🙂

    Mark L. with Ron B. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a blast fishing with Captain Troy and his crew! They did everything possible to provide us an exciting adventure during our vacation. We caught a variety of fish and enjoyed grilling them up that evening. We highly recommend Captain Troy for your Florida Keys fishing adventure.

    Patrick G. with Troy W. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Tony was top notch! He communicated well prior to the trip, was ready to go when we arrived, got us on some great fish, and was just a good guy and fun to go fishing with.

    Jc F. with Tony Y. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time.

    Gerald L. with Eric S. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a good trip with Capt. Don. Very friendly and knowledgeable. We did have to cut our trip short, as one of our party got sea sick. Thanks Capt. Don. (He is also a veteran).

    Harry B. with Don R. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Ron was awesome! Tons of fun. Caught dozens of fish. He was super helpful. Knew the good spots. Would totally recommend for a great family or couples excursion.

    Cameron S. with Ron B. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Very good trip. Well worth it. Slow start on the bite, but Capt was persistent on got us on some good fishing. Great guy, hope to do it again.

    David M. with Eric S. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Merry good trip. Well worth it. Slow start on the bite, but Capt was persistent on got us on some good fishing. Great guy, hope to do it again.

    David M. with Eric S. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great guide and a great man. My wife and I went out for 6 hours, caught tarpon, snook and snapper. was exactly what I was looking for.

    Tom G. with Eric R. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Don was awesome! If you are truly wanting to get out and do some fishing he is your guy. He got us on fish right away and was very clear on what he wanted us to do. My Father, brother and me had a really good day hanging out with him. We would do it again.

    Nicholas H. with Don R. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great guide. Had a wonderful outing. Thanks for being persistant and finding us some great places to catch fish.

    Brian K. with Nick D. of Islamorada, Florida

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