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Key Largo Shark Special

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24 ft 1 - 6 People $
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Key Largo Offshore Fishing

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35 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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Sunset Shark & Tarpon Thrills

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38 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Monster Hunt: Shark & Tarpon

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Islamorada Angling Excursion

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trip description for Fly Fishing the Florida Keys in Islamorada

Like living life on the fly? Are you a precision kind of angler? Then you won’t be disappointed because Islamorada, Florida, is the mecca for saltwater fly fishing. This rewarding and demanding form of fishing is a true sport that takes finesse to lure a fish into taking an artificial bait. This trip will definitely make for a “Fish Tale” you will want to tell all your friends. Fly fishing is both technically challenging and takes patience, but once mastered, it is incredibly gratifying. Our captain knows you might not be a pro or even attempted this aspect of sports fishing. Try it! This is our passion; we live our lives on these waters and can teach you the art of the fly. No worries about perfection. We will give you the freedom to get a feel for excellent saltwater fly gear while learning new skills along the way. So, if you want to hone your skills, bring your “A” game and get out on the water. Possible Species: Snook, Tarpon, Spotted Sea Trout, Bonefish, Permit, Sharks, Redfish, and others At the marina, you will have access to restrooms, showers, and a bar. Please purchase any food and drink items for the trip before arriving at the marina as there is no convenient store on site. Read More

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Fly Fishing The Florida Keys

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24 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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trip description for Islamorada Live Action Fishing in Islamorada

On this trip, you'll launch from one of the coolest marinas in the Florida Keys. Even the marina here is packed with Tarpon! You'll be able to watch 100-pound Tarpon cruising right next to the dock while you board Captain Mike's Action Craft skiff. Once on board, you'll discuss the game plan for the day. Whether you want to try for the inshore "grand slam" of a Tarpon, Bonefish, Permit, and Snook, or if you want to fish for dinner, Captain Mike does it all and is willing to accommodate any technique you wish to use. He comes prepared, and will provide you with all the rods, tackle, live bait, or artificial lures you will need for a successful day out on the water. If you decide to chase the sport fish, Captain Mike will use his knowledge of the tides and weather to take you to the best Tarpon, Bonefish, or Permit flats in the area. On these beautiful clear water flats, Captain Mike will use his wireless trolling motor to stealthily sneak you across the flat to sightcast right to the fish! If you choose to bag some gamefish, Capt. Mike will put his 30+ years of experience to work taking you to all the secret channels, mangroves islands, and "honey holes" to help you catch your limits on delicious species including Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Gag Grouper, and more. Plus, if fly fishing is your game of choice, Captain Mike just asks that you bring your own gear. He can also provide his own flies and fly rods as backup. Besides that, all you need to bring is your food and drink of choice, sunglasses, and a hat, and Captain Mike will take care of the rest on your Florida Keys fishing adventure! Read More

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Islamorada Live Action Fishing

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18 ft 1 - 3 People $$
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trip description for Everglades Inshore Trip in Islamorada

Have you ever wanted to go on an adventure in the Florida Keys? Islamorada, and the whole Florida Keys, is the perfect backdrops for fishing charters with Captain Mark. Captain Mark offers guided fishing charters in the Florida Keys that are sure to leave an impression for a lifetime. No matter if you’re an experienced angler looking to hook a big fish or you’re a beginner and want some rod bending action and tasty table fare, Captain Mark can cater your trip to your goals! Kids are always welcome! Inshore fishing the Florida Keys attracts anglers from all over the world who are looking for the “grand slam” of shallow water fishing as you can target numerous prized species in the Florida Keys! Backcountry fishing is done in the inland waters of the Florida Keys and Key West. Flats fishing and backcountry Fishing are done in the same place, as the backcountry holds all the flats. The shallow waters in the Keys are home to plenty of fish feed, such as shrimp and crab, making it a hotspot for larger fish to prey. You will come into contact with prized monster inshore fish that call these waters home or are just passing through. Water depth in the backcountry can range from 0 to 30 ft of water with massive cuts and channels between the shallow flats and also includes the mangrove ilands. It's all part of the “backcountry”. Back up in the Everglades you can expect to catch Redfish, Speckled Trout, Mangrove Snapper, Blue Runners, and Permit, Bonefish, and Tarpon as well! Book a trip above and have a once-in-a-lifetime experience traveling through and fishing in this unique coastal environment. Captain Mark will make sure you have an experience you'll be talking about for the rest of your life. Read More

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Everglades Inshore Trip

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24 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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trip description for Family Friendly Fishing Fun in Islamorada

This trip is fun for all ages and great for building connections with your whole family. Your adventure will begin at the dock as Billy explains what you can expect on your trip. No detail will be left out or question unanswered in order to make your trip exciting, educational, and memorable. You will be exploring the Everglades National Park, which has an abundance of fish to catch and wildlife to observe. This area of Islamorada is known as the backcountry, which places your family in one of the most target-rich environments for fishing and sightseeing in North America. On the ocean side, patch reef fishing can also be tons of fun for your family all year round, but especially if you visit the Keys from December to February when it’s at its peak. Even on cooler windy days, there are still vast oceans of fish to be found; your captain knows how to optimize the fishing of these rock piles, edges, ledges, and drop-offs and has all of his favorite spots tagged on his GPS. Whether it be Backcountry or Patch Reef fishing, both are thrilling adventures. Your captain wants you to know that these waters are some of the most beautiful places in the world for you to connect with your family, and it’s extremely important everyone has an incredibly fun, family-filled experience. Possible Species: Spotted Sea Trout, Snapper, Jack Crevalle, Ladyfish, Catfish, Bluefish, Sharks, Barracuda, Spanish Mackerel, Grouper, Kingfish, Cobia, and others At the marina, you will have access to restrooms, showers, and a bar. Please purchase any food and drink items for the trip before arriving at the marina as there is no convenient store on site. Read More

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Family Friendly Fishing Fun

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24 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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trip description for Inshore Tarpon Trip in Islamorada

Have you ever wanted to do battle with a prehistoric apex predator with razor-sharp teeth and pounds of lean muscle? How bout an overgrown Gold Fish weighing in at 100lbs+ of straight muscle? With Captain Eric, you can have the opportunity to do both in the same afternoon! Your Shark/Tarpon evening adventure will begin at the dock as Eric explains what you can expect on your trip. No detail will be left out or question unanswered in order to make your trip exciting, educational, and memorable. If you are ready to be put through the paces, clamp down on your rod, and haul in one of these beasts. Islamorada is one of the Tarpon and Shark Capitals of the world, and this unique trip is for the angler looking for a thrilling excursion. Possible Species: Tarpon, Bonnethead Shark, Nurse Shark, Bull Shark, Blacktip Shark, Lemon Shark, Spinner Shark, Hammerhead Shark, Tiger Shark, Barracuda, Jack Crevalle, and others Read More

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Inshore Tarpon Trip

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18 ft 1 - 2 People $$
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trip description for Big Time Shark Trip in Islamorada

Have you ever wanted to do battle with a prehistoric apex predator with razor sharp teeth and pounds of lean muscle? With Captain Billy B, you can! Your Shark adventure will begin at the dock as Billy explains what you can expect on your trip. No detail will be left out or question unanswered in order to make your trip exciting, educational, and memorable. In the Florida Keys, you can expect many shark species from Blacktip to Bull and all their shark friends. Your charter will start with fishing for some of their favorite meals, typically barracuda and jacks. These fish will smash your bait and give you an incredible rush to start your day. You might even think this is two fishing trips in one. Next, you’ll move on to the sharks and you’ll be catching these predators of the sea with rod and reel, or you can even fly fish for them. Either way, you can expect the excitement to build as you watch these carnivores swim up towards the boat, then be prepared for not only a fierce fight but also a fantastic show for all to see. If you are ready to be put through the paces, clamp down on your rod, and haul in one of these beasts. Islamorada Shark fishing is where it’s at! This unique trip is for the angler looking for a thrilling excursion. Possible Species: Bonnethead Shark, Nurse Shark, Bull Shark, Blacktip Shark, Lemon Shark, Spinner Shark, Hammerhead Shark, Tiger Shark, Barracuda, Jack Crevalle, and others At the marina, you will have access to restrooms, showers, and a bar. Please purchase any food and drink items for the trip before arriving at the marina as there is no convenient store on site. Read More

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Big Time Shark Trip

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24 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Everything to Know About Booking a Key Largo blacktip shark fishing charter

What are the best blacktip shark fishing charters in Key Largo?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 18 blacktip shark trips in Key Largo, and the most popular trips in the area are Key Largo Shark Special guided by Andrew, Key Largo Offshore Fishing guided by Jeremy, and Sunset Shark & Tarpon Thrills guided by Dustin.

Our guides in Key Largo are rated a 4.96 out of 5 based on 2556 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 Blacktip Shark charter include Islamorada and Homestead.

Looking for kid friendly blacktip shark guides / fishing lessons in Key Largo? Check out our beginner and family friendly blacktip shark guides in Key Largo.

What types of blacktip shark fishing charters are common in Key Largo?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for blacktip shark in Key Largo as well as inshore fishing, flats fishing, and nearshore fishing.

The most common fishing techniques in Key Largo are light tackle fishing, live bait fishing, and drift fishing but artificial lure fishing and heavy tackle fishing are popular as well.

How much do Key Largo blacktip shark fishing charters cost?

for blacktip shark in Key Largo prices can range anywhere from about $650 to $1,215, but the average price for a half day trip for blacktip shark in Key Largo is $763. The average price for a full day trip for blacktip shark in Key Largo is $1,054.

What month is best for blacktip shark fishing in Key Largo?

The most popular season for blacktip shark fishing in Key Largo is spring, and most anglers book their trips 11 days in advance.

Do I need a Key Largo fishing license for blacktip shark and what are the bag limits for blacktip shark in Key Largo?

You’re in luck! Our fishing tours in Key Largo 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 Key Largo.

What is blacktip shark fishing in Key Largo all about?

In Key Largo, Florida, the presence of blacktip sharks adds excitement and diversity to the area's rich marine ecosystem. Blacktip sharks are a common species found in the coastal waters of Key Largo, particularly during the warmer months when they migrate along the Florida coastline. These sleek and powerful predators are known for their distinctive black-tipped fins and acrobatic leaps, making them a sought-after catch among anglers and a thrilling sight for snorkelers and divers.

Anglers in Key Largo often target blacktip sharks using a variety of techniques, including surf fishing from the shoreline or boat-based fishing near inshore reefs and channels. Live bait such as mullet, ladyfish, or blue runners is commonly used to entice blacktip sharks into biting, although they are also known to respond well to artificial lures such as spoons or swimbaits. Blacktip sharks are voracious feeders and can provide anglers with exhilarating fights, often making long runs and spectacular jumps when hooked.

While blacktip sharks are known for their aggressive feeding behavior, they are generally not considered a threat to humans and are more interested in pursuing their natural prey such as fish and squid. However, anglers targeting blacktip sharks in Key Largo should exercise caution and follow best practices for catch-and-release fishing to ensure the safety of both themselves and the sharks. With their striking appearance and impressive athleticism, encountering a blacktip shark in the waters of Key Largo is sure to be a memorable and thrilling experience for anglers and outdoor enthusiasts alike.

What are the most popular months to fish for blacktip shark fishing in Key Largo?

In Key Largo, Florida, blacktip shark seasons coincide with their annual migration patterns along the coastline. Blacktip sharks are primarily warm-water species, preferring temperatures above 70°F (21°C), so their presence in Key Largo's waters is more prominent during the warmer months of the year. Typically, the peak season for blacktip sharks in Key Largo occurs from late spring through early fall when water temperatures are ideal for their feeding and breeding activities.

During the spring and early summer months, blacktip sharks migrate northward along the Florida coast, following warmer water temperatures and baitfish migrations. This migration brings an increase in blacktip shark sightings and catches in Key Largo's coastal waters. Anglers targeting blacktip sharks during this time often find success fishing near inshore reefs, channels, and other areas where these sharks congregate to feed on schools of baitfish.

As the summer progresses and water temperatures remain warm, blacktip shark activity in Key Largo continues to be prevalent. However, as temperatures begin to cool in the fall, blacktip sharks may start to migrate southward again, following the changing conditions. While blacktip sharks can be found in Key Largo's waters year-round, their presence may be less consistent during the cooler months when water temperatures drop below their preferred range. Overall, understanding the seasonal patterns of blacktip sharks can help anglers plan their fishing trips and increase their chances of encountering these exciting predators in Key Largo's coastal waters.

What techniques are popular for catching blacktip shark in Key Largo?

In Key Largo, Florida, anglers have the opportunity to target a variety of species aside from blacktip sharks in its diverse coastal waters. One popular catch among anglers is the tarpon, known for its impressive size, acrobatic leaps, and powerful runs. Tarpon can be found inhabiting the area's channels, flats, and nearshore reefs, particularly during the warmer months when they migrate along the coast. Anglers often target tarpon using live bait such as mullet or crabs, as well as artificial lures like swimbaits and topwater plugs. With their thrilling fights and breathtaking displays, tarpon provide anglers in Key Largo with an unforgettable fishing experience.

Another sought-after species in Key Largo is the snook, prized for its strong fights and excellent table fare. Snook can be found in the area's shallow flats, mangrove-lined creeks, and tidal channels, where they feed on crustaceans and small baitfish. Anglers target snook using a variety of techniques including casting with live bait or artificial lures, fly fishing, and sight fishing. With their aggressive strikes and tenacious fights, snook offer anglers in Key Largo a rewarding inshore fishing experience.

For those seeking offshore adventure, Key Largo offers opportunities to target pelagic species such as mahi-mahi, kingfish, and sailfish. Anglers can venture offshore in search of these fast-moving predators, trolling lures or rigged baits behind their boats to entice strikes. With its proximity to the Gulf Stream and abundant offshore reefs, Key Largo provides anglers with a diverse range of fishing opportunities and the chance to reel in a variety of prized catches throughout the year, ensuring an exciting and rewarding fishing experience for anglers of all skill levels.

What other species are popular in Key Largo?

In addition to blacktip sharks, Key Largo offers anglers a diverse array of fish species to target, ensuring an exciting and rewarding fishing experience. One popular catch among anglers is the tarpon, renowned for its impressive size, acrobatic leaps, and thrilling fights. Tarpon can be found inhabiting the area's channels, flats, and nearshore reefs, particularly during the warmer months when they migrate along the coast. Anglers often target tarpon using live bait such as mullet or crabs, as well as artificial lures like swimbaits and topwater plugs, providing an exhilarating challenge for anglers of all skill levels.

Another sought-after species in Key Largo is the snook, prized for its aggressive strikes and powerful fights. Snook can be found in the area's mangrove-lined creeks, flats, and tidal channels, where they feed on baitfish and crustaceans. Anglers target snook using a variety of techniques including casting with live bait or artificial lures, fly fishing, and sight fishing. With their stealthy behavior and keen sense of smell, snook provide anglers with an exciting and rewarding inshore fishing experience in the scenic waters of Key Largo.

For those seeking offshore adventure, Key Largo offers opportunities to target pelagic species such as mahi-mahi, kingfish, and sailfish. Anglers can venture offshore in search of these fast-moving predators, trolling lures or rigged baits behind their boats to entice strikes. With its proximity to the Gulf Stream and abundant offshore reefs, Key Largo provides anglers with a diverse range of fishing opportunities and the chance to reel in a variety of prized catches throughout the year, ensuring an unforgettable fishing experience for anglers of all interests and preferences.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    The trip was great! The kids caught a bunch of fish and Andrew kept them baited up the whole trip. Catching a big nurse shark made the trip extra special.

    Randy N. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    This was our second time fishing with this guide and we will definitely be back. Great time out on the water with these guys.

    Tony S. with Mike P. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Cold front moved in fishing not great . Eric worked very hard and tried all kinds of fishing styles. We caught fish and had a great time. Will definitely go out fishing with him again.

    Michael W. with Eric S. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Ron is the best!!! We had a great morning on the water. We felt so confident in his boating and fishing knowledge. Absolutely headed back again for another day out on his boat. Just a great guy and Master Captain!!!!

    Diane D. with Ron B. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Eric was awesome. Had a wealth of knowledge of the area. Got us to a spot where we were able to catch some smaller species, and got us a shark as well. Great experience!

    Zach P. with Eric S. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome trip!! Captain Mark is a great guide. Would love to do it again.

    Nancy J. with Mark G. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Mark was awesome!!! Highly recommend booking a tour with him.

    Mark N. with Mark G. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip today. Weather turned out perfectly. Capt. Phil did a great job getting us into the mangroves for some beautiful snapper. A bonus is having our fresh snapper for lunch cooked to perfection in Robbie’s restaurant. Capt Phil recommended the Thai style for the snapper. Extra Primo Good. All in all a wonderful trip. Highly recommended.

    Edward T. with Mike P. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Ron was fantastic. He definitely knows where the fish are. He was also cordial and polite. Helped myself and my family the whole time. I highly recommend Captain Ron.

    Christian G. with Ron B. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time. Rod is super friendly and knowledgeable. We didn’t slay all the fish but still got some and had fun.

    Patrick O. with Ron B. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip!

    Brian S. with Ron B. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Five Stars!!!! We had a wonderful fishing experience. We fought one large, 100 pound Tarpon and caught and released one 80 pound Tarpon. What a great experience!! We also caught 3 Nurse Sharks. They were fun too!! Thank you for a wonderful time!

    Stephen Q. with Eric S. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a Great time fishing with Captain Mark! He was awesome!

    Derek B. with Mark G. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Mark was great and super accommodating! My two college aged sons had an awesome experience and caught plenty of fish! I highly recommend Captain Mark! It felt like fishing with an old friend!

    Matt C. with Mark G. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    The day was perfect we fished the reef and caught approximately 24 fish 22 yellow tail and two trigger. Captain Frank and First mate Carson were very accommodating. Carson was unbelievable very deligent! Highly recommend this boat and team!

    Tim F. with Frank D. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    I booked this trip for my husband and grandson. We didn't want a large group trip, so this one was perfect. Capt Joey and I spoke several times and he was quick to respond with any answers I had. He was knowledgeable, helpful, and ensured my guys had a great trip! I would recommend him highly, with no hesitations. If you want a small, intimate trip into the Everglades, this is the way to go!!!

    Gerald H. with Jose R. of Homestead, Florida

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