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38 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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Everglades Inshore Trip

100% (7)
24 ft 1 - 6 People $$
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Big Time Shark Trip

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

100% (2)
22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Inshore Tarpon Trip

100% (1)
18 ft 1 - 2 People $$

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Fishing in Islamorada
Fishing in Islamorada
Fishing in Islamorada
trip description for Back Country Bonanza in Islamorada

Experience an unforgettable backcountry fishing trip with Captain Eric in the fishing paradise of Islamorada, FL. Our trips cater to all skill levels, perfect for families seeking a memorable experience. Depart from the renowned World Wide Sportsman (Bass Pro Shops) Bay Side Marina, where your fishing adventure begins in style. Parking is available on the World Wide Sportsman property, just ask the Dock Master for your Captain, and you'll be on your way to an incredible day on the water. With Captain Eric as your guide, leave your worries behind. Fishing licenses and equipment will be provided, ensuring you have everything you need for a successful day of backcountry fishing. Departure is at 7 AM, so please arrive 15 minutes beforehand ready for an exciting journey. Choose from flexible trip options of 4, 6, or 8 hours, tailoring the experience to your preferences and availability. Explore the stunning backcountry waters, renowned for their diverse fish species and natural beauty. Enjoy free cancellations up to 14 days before the trip, ensuring flexibility in case of unforeseen circumstances. In the event of unfavorable weather conditions, the charter captain may reschedule the trip to a later time, prioritizing your safety and comfort. Book your trip today and get ready for an unforgettable adventure filled with thrilling catches, picturesque scenery, and cherished memories that will last a lifetime. Join Captain Eric for an unforgettable backcountry fishing trip in Islamorada, FL. Read More

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Back Country Bonanza

100% (2)
17 ft 1 - 2 People $$
Fishing in Homestead
Fishing in Homestead
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trip description for Bay Fishing - 22' Pathfinder in Homestead

Head out with Captain Alex for an action-packed day of fly fishing in the Florida Everglades! The grass-ridden Everglades have great year-round fishing and are home to many of the prized fish that Florida is known for. On this 4 to 8-hour trip, Captain Alex will take you into the beautiful Islamorada backcountry flats where you'll be fishing for sought-after fish including Bonefish, Jack Crevalle, Lemon Shark, Mangrove Snapper, Permit, Redfish, Snook, Speckled Trout, and Tarpon. You'll be fishing with light or heavy tackle and choosing from a selection of live bait or artificial lures. Just let Captain Alex know whatever fish you want to catch and he'll get you set up with what the fish are biting! You'll be aboard a 22' Pathfinder bay boat with capacity for 4 anglers. This reliable vessel will have no problem getting you to where the fish are biting. On board you'll find name-brand rods and reels from Daiwa, Penn, Hardy, Shimano, and Winston. She comes equipped with GPS, a VHF Radio and an Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Alex will even clean any keepers you catch to take home for a tasty meal! Captain Alex will provide all rods, reels, tackle and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any food or drinks you might need. Come aboard with Captain Alex and get ready to show off your skills! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Homestead

Bay Fishing - 22' Pathfinder

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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trip description for Tarpon On the Fly in Islamorada

On this awesome trip, you'll go aboard Captain Robert's 18' Hells Bay skiff to chase down Tarpon, the premier Florida inshore sportfish and heavyweight king! These fish are big, beautiful, and known worldwide for their ferocious fighting abilities and acrobatic leaps! Commonly known as "Silver Kings", these fish are the top predators in their inshore habitat, and hooking one is the experience of a lifetime. On this trip, you'll be fishing the shallow water for migrating Tarpon. You'll be spotting Tarpon "rolling" on the surface, or trying to look for their shadows in the water, so you can cast your fly directly in front of them! When a Tarpon sees that fly and breaks off from the pack to chase it down, you'll be able to feel the adrenaline pumping! Once you get a bite, you'll be in for the fight of your life! Fighting Tarpon is a balancing act between bringing the fish in hard, and not getting snapped off. Captain Robert will offer his expertise to help you finish the fight as quickly as possible. Captain Robert's skiff is a fishing machine that's designed for action! With a full suite of fishing equipment and tech, you'll be in a perfect spot for a successful trip, whether you're looking for big numbers, big trophies, or both! Whether you're an experienced angler or a first-time fisherman, this charter fishing trip with Captain Robert is an adventure you won't soon forget. With breathtaking scenery, top-notch fishing, and a skilled captain to guide you every step of the way, you're in for an unforgettable day on the water. Book your trip now and get ready to make some epic memories on the high seas in Islamorada, FL! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Tarpon On The Fly

100% (1)
18 ft 1 - 2 People $$
Fishing in Homestead
Fishing in Homestead
Fishing in Homestead
trip description for Bay Fishing - 22' Pathfinder in Homestead

Head out with Captain Alex for an action-packed day of fly fishing in the Florida Atlantic inshores! Biscayne Bay is home to beautiful inshore flats where you can catch some of the prized fish that Florida is known for, all while just outside the city. On this 4 to 8-hour trip, Captain Alex will take you into the beautiful Islamorada backcountry flats where you'll be fishing for sought-after fish including Bonefish, Jack Crevalle, Lemon Shark, Mangrove Snapper, Permit, Redfish, Snook, Speckled Trout, and Tarpon. You'll be fishing with light or heavy tackle and choosing from a selection of live bait or artificial lures. Just let Captain Alex know whatever fish you want to catch and he'll get you set up with what the fish are biting! You'll be aboard a 22' Pathfinder bay boat with capacity for 4 anglers. This reliable vessel will have no problem getting you to where the fish are biting. On board you'll find name-brand rods and reels from Daiwa, Penn, Hardy, Shimano, and Winston. She comes equipped with GPS, a VHF Radio and an Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Alex will even clean any keepers you catch to take home for a tasty meal! Captain Alex will provide all rods, reels, tackle and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any food or drinks you might need. Come aboard with Captain Alex and get ready to show off your skills! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Homestead

Bay Fishing - 22' Pathfinder

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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Fishing in Islamorada
Fishing in Islamorada
Fishing in Islamorada
trip description for Shark Fishing Islamorada in Islamorada

All skill levels are welcome on these near shore fishing adventures. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a beginner, Captain Pete will ensure a memorable and enjoyable fishing trip tailored to your skill level and preferences. Learn from his expertise and discover the thrill of reeling in prized catches in the pristine waters of the Florida Keys. Prepare yourself for a day filled with excitement, breathtaking scenery, and the joy of being surrounded by abundant marine life. Experience the beauty and serenity of Islamorada's near shore fishing, and create lasting memories with friends and family. Book your near shore fishing trip with Captain Pete today and get ready to embark on an unforgettable adventure in the Florida Keys. You're in for a fantastic day of fishing and exploration. Read More

Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Shark Fishing Islamorada

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37 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Islamorada
Fishing in Islamorada
Fishing in Islamorada
trip description for Bay Fishing - 22' Pathfinder in Islamorada

Head out with Captain Alex for a memorable fishing adventure in the Florida Keys! Islamorada is a world-famous fishing hot spot and for good reason. Its productive inshore flats provide excellent year round fishing for almost every fish species in the hemisphere. It's no wonder that backcountry fishing and saltwater fly fishing were both pioneered here! On this 4 to 8-hour trip, Captain Alex will take you into the beautiful Islamorada backcountry flats where you'll be fishing for sought-after fish including Bonefish, Jack Crevalle, Lemon Shark, Mangrove Snapper, Permit, Redfish, Snook, Speckled Trout, and Tarpon. You'll be fishing with light or heavy tackle and choosing from a selection of live bait or artificial lures. Just let Captain Alex know whatever fish you want to catch ad he'll get you set up with what the fish are biting! You'll be aboard a 22' Pathfinder bay boat with capacity for 4 anglers. This reliable vessel will have no problem getting you to where the fish are biting. On board you'll find name-brand rods and reels from Daiwa, Penn, Hardy, Shimano, and Winston. She comes equipped with GPS, a VHF Radio and an Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Alex will even clean any keepers you catch to take home for a tasty meal! Captain Alex will provide all rods, reels, tackle and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any food or drinks you might need. Come aboard with Captain Alex and get ready to show off your skills! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Bay Fishing - 22' Pathfinder

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22 ft 1 - 4 People $$
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trip description for Key Largo Offshore Mixed Bag in Key Largo

Climb aboard with Captain Eric and hit the water for an action-packed day of fishing! The offshore waters of Key Largo are perfect to chase after some of the prized big game fish that Florida is known for. No matter your fishing experience, Captain Eric will lead you to some impressive catches! On these 6-hour (3/4-day) adventures you will fish the deep waters off of Key Largo where you’ll target a variety of serious fish such as Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Kingfish, Wahoo, and more. You might even see some Snapper and Blue Marlin! You'll be targeting these fish using a variety of methods including light tackle, heavy tackle, trolling, kite fishing and jigging. Make sure you stretch a little before the trip - many of these fish put up a big fight! You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Eric’s 35-foot center console with a capacity for 6 anglers. Powered by twin Yamaha 425 HP engines, this vessel will get you to the deep waters with time to spare! She comes equipped with a GPS, fishfinder, live bait well, outriggers, and an ice box. Captain Eric will provide all rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and licenses. All you need to bring is some food, drinks of your choice, sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Captain Eric is excited to give you a spectacular fishing trip. Test your skills and strength on what promises to be an exhilarating day! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Key Largo

Key Largo Offshore Mixed Bag

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35 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
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trip description for Islamorada Fly Fishing the Flats in Key Largo

Head out with Captain Josh for an action-packed day of fly fishing in the Islamorada flats! The inshore flats in this world-famous fishing hotspot provide excellent year round fishing for a host of sought-after species. Let Captain Josh show you why fly fishers from all over flock to this fishing paradise! On this 4 to 8-hour trip, Captain Josh will take you into the beautiful Islamorada backcountry flats where you'll be fly fishing for sought-after fish including Barracuda, Black Drum, Bonefish, Jack Crevalle, Permit, Redfish, Snook, and Tarpon. Although many of these elusive fish require some pretty accurate casting, Captain Josh is happy to help anglers of any skill level and will provide expert-level instruction to accommodate you and guests! You'll be aboard a 17' Maverick HPX-V skiff boat with capacity for 2 anglers. Powered by a 90 HP Mercury engine, this boat was designed with shallow waters in mind and she'll have no problem letting you creep up on even the most skittish fish. It comes equipped with GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, a Wireless Trolling Motor, and an Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Josh will provide all rods, reels, tackle and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sunglasses, sunscreen, and any food or drinks you might need. Come aboard with Captain Josh and see what all the Islamorada buzz is about! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Key Largo

Islamorada Fly Fishing The Flats

100% (1)
17 ft 1 - 2 People $$
Fishing in Tavernier
Fishing in Tavernier
Fishing in Tavernier
trip description for Tavernier Backcountry Fishing in Tavernier

Head out with Captain Ben for an action-packed day of fishing in the Tavernier backcountry! Tavernier provides quick access to the productive Florida Key waters home to reefs and shipwrecks covered in brilliant bright colors of the spectrum, backcountry shallow water flats with fish made for sight fishing, gorgeous deep water Pelagics that love to feed on the surface, and much more! On this 4 to 8-hour trip, Captain Ben will take you into the beautiful Tavernier backcountry flats where you'll be fly fishing for sought-after fish including Barracuda, Snapper, Florida Pompano, Grouper, Jack Crevalle, Redfish, Snook, Speckled Trout, Tarpon, Tripletail, and even some elusive Bonefish and Permit. With Captain Ben, you can either use classic light tackle, or if you're looking for a challenge you can try your hand at sight-casting with a fly rod. Whatever your ideal trip is, Captain Ben will do what he can to make it happen! You'll be fishing aboard an 18' Action Craft skiff boat with capacity for 3 guests. Powered by a 115 HP Suzuki engine, this boat will have no problem taking you from one hotspot to another in the backcountry waters! She comes equipped with GPS, Fishfinder, Snorkeling Equipment, a Live Bait Well, Tuna Tubes, and an Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Ben will provide all rods, reels, tackle and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is a Florida saltwater fishing license, polarized sunglasses, sunscreen, and any food or drinks you might need. Come aboard with Captain Ben and experience the awesome fishing the Keys have to offer! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Tavernier

Tavernier Backcountry Fishing

100% (7)
18 ft 1 - 3 People $
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Fishing in Key Largo
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trip description for Swordfish Slam in Key Largo

Swordfishing in Key Largo is an exciting and unique experience. The Florida Keys are home to some of the best Swordfishing in the world, and Key Largo is the perfect place to enjoy this amazing sport. Daytime charters are the best way to see these magnificent creatures up close. What is so special about daytiming is that you can see the fish jump and thrash out of the water; the colors are magnificent and you actually see the fight. On this 8-hour Swordfishing adventure, you will be trolling the edge of the outer reef just off the coast of Key Largo. You will be using live bait to target the Swordfish that inhabit these waters. You might also get bites from Dorado (Mahi Mahi), Tuna, Wahoo, Cobia, and sharks along the way. Captain Eric practices “catch and release” when landing all of their Swordfish to ensure all generations can enjoy these marvelous creatures. Captain Eric's boat is the perfect vessel for a successful day of Swordfishing in the Florida Keys. At 35 feet long, this Contender center console has plenty of space for you and your gear, and with 850 horsepower from its two Yamaha 4-stroke engines, it has the power to get you to the Swordfish grounds quickly. The boat is also equipped with GPS, a fishfinder, live bait well, outriggers, and an ice box, so you have everything you need for a successful day on the water. Captain Eric will provide all of the rods, reels, tackle, licenses, and live bait that you need. All you need to bring is some food and drinks, sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler to take home your day's catch. So come aboard and test your skills on what promises to be an exciting and exhilarating day of Swordfishing in the Florida Keys! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Key Largo

Swordfish Slam

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35 ft 1 - 6 People $$$
Fishing in Key Largo
Fishing in Key Largo
Fishing in Key Largo
trip description for Reef Fishing Action in Key Largo

Climb aboard with Captain Eric and hit the water for an action-packed day of fishing! Captain Eric is determined to help you catch your personal best. No matter your fishing experience, he will lead the way! On these 6-hour (3/4-day) and 8-hour (full day) adventures you will fish the reefs of Key Largo between the water depths of 5 and 60 feet. You’ll likely take home a cooler full of Mangrove Snapper, Mutton Snapper, Yellowtail Snapper, Black Grouper, Gag Grouper, Hogfish, Barracuda, and more. You might also catch a few sharks. Make sure you stretch a little before the trip - you'll feel the intense power of this apex predator as you reel it in. This charter is also family-friendly! Captain Eric and his crew thoroughly enjoy sharing their knowledge with the little ones on board. You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Eric’s 35-foot center console equipped with two Yamaha 425 HP engines. She is equipped with a GPS, fishfinder, live bait well, outriggers, and an ice box. She can accommodate 6 anglers. He will also provide all rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and licenses. All you need to bring is some food, drinks of your choice, sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler to take home your day’s catch. Captain Eric is excited to give you a spectacular fishing trip. Test your skills and strength on what promises to be an exhilarating day! Read More

Nearshore Fishing Charter in Key Largo

Reef Fishing Action

100% (2)
35 ft 1 - 6 People $$
Fishing in Islamorada
Fishing in Islamorada
Fishing in Islamorada
trip description for Flats fishing in Islamorada

Head out with Captain Nick for an inshore fishing adventure hammering the backcountry bays and flats around upper Florida Keys. Nick will show you the best areas to stalk up all bone fish, permit, and tarpon He will provide all the rods, reels, tackle, and bait for your trip, so all you need to bring is your snacks and drinks, and Captain Nick will take care of the rest! Read More

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Flats Fishing

100% (2)
24 ft 1 - 3 People $$
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trip description for Full Day Mahi Mahi Trip in Islamorada

Hop on board with Captain Jeff and prepare for an action-packed day of Mahi Mahi fishing! Islamorada is a renowned fishing hotspot with some of the best inshore and backcountry fisheries in the world, home to dozens of exciting species. You also have easy access to the offshore waters if you want to go after some bigger fish! In the summer months of April through August, you can go offshore to haul in some colorful Mahi Mahi! On this full-day trip, Captain Jeff will take you to some deeper waters off the coast of Islamorada where you'll be primarily targeting Mahi Mahi, with opportunities to go after some Amberjack, Blackfin Tuna and Cobia. You'll be targeting these fish using methods such as light tackle, heavy tackle, and bottom fishing. Whether you're an expert or a beginner, Captain Jeff will show you some expert tips to help get one on the line! He'll take you to prime spots and get your rod set up with what the fish are biting. Captain Jeff fishes aboard a 23' Sea Craft center console that can hold up to 3 people. Powered by a 300 HP Yamaha engine, this vessel will get you where you need to be in the beautiful inshore waters! She comes complete with GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, and an Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Jeff will even clean your fish for you at the end of the trip! Captain Jeff will provide all rods, reels, tackle and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sun protection and any food or drinks you might want. Head out with Captain Jeff! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Full Day Mahi Mahi Trip

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23 ft 1 - 3 People $$
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trip description for Live Bait Sailfishing in Islamorada

Hop on board with Captain Jeff and prepare for an action-packed day of Sail Fishing! Islamorada is a renowned fishing hotspot with some of the best inshore and backcountry fisheries in the world, home to dozens of exciting species. You also have easy access to the offshore waters if you want to go after some bigger fish! From October to April, you can even target some Sailfish as they travel up and down the reef's edge. On this full-day trip, Captain Jeff will take you to some deeper waters off the coast of Islamorada where you'll be primarily targeting the distinctive Sailfish, with opportunities to go after some Amberjack, Blackfin Tuna, Cobia, and Mahi Mahi. You'll be targeting these fish using methods such as light tackle, heavy tackle, and bottom fishing. Whether you're an expert or a beginner, Captain Jeff will show you some expert tips to help get one on the line! He'll take you to prime spots and get your rod set up with what the fish are biting. Captain Jeff fishes aboard a 23' Sea Craft center console that can hold up to 3 people. Powered by a 300 HP Yamaha engine, this vessel will get you where you need to be in the beautiful inshore waters! She comes complete with GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, and an Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Jeff will even clean your fish for you at the end of the trip! Captain Jeff will provide all rods, reels, tackle and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sun protection and any food or drinks you might want. Head out with Captain Jeff! Read More

Deep Sea Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Live Bait Sailfishing

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23 ft 1 - 3 People $$
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Fishing in Islamorada
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trip description for Silver King Classic in Islamorada

Hop on board with Captain Jeff and prepare for an action-packed day of Tarpon fishing! Islamorada is a renowned fishing hotspot with some of the best inshore and backcountry fisheries in the world, home to dozens of exciting species. You also have easy access to the offshore waters if you want to go after some bigger fish! On this half or full-day trip, Captain Jeff will take you to some of the beautiful Islamorada inshores where you'll be primarily targeting the elusive Tarpon, with opportunities to go after some Black Drum, Blacktip Shark, Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Snook, and Yellowtail Snapper too. You'll be targeting these fish using methods such as light tackle, heavy tackle, and bottom fishing. Whether you're an expert or a beginner, Captain Jeff will show you some expert tips to help get one on the line! He'll take you to prime spots and get your rod set up with what the fish are biting. Captain Jeff fishes aboard a 23' Sea Craft center console that can hold up to 3 people. Powered by a 300 HP Yamaha engine, this vessel will get you where you need to be in the beautiful inshore waters! She comes complete with GPS, Fishfinder, a Live Bait Well, and an Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Jeff will even clean your fish for you at the end of the trip! Captain Jeff will provide all rods, reels, tackle and fishing licenses. All you need to bring is sun protection and any food or drinks you might want. Head out with Captain Jeff! Read More

Inshore Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Silver King Classic

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23 ft 1 - 3 People $$
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trip description for Bank and Bight Backcountry in Islamorada

Hop on board with Captain Jon-Paul and prepare for an Islamorada backcountry adventure! This renowned fishing hotspot has some of the best inshore and backcountry fisheries in the world, home to dozens of exciting species. On this 4, 6, 8 or 10-hour trip, Captain Jon-Paul will take you to some of the beautiful Islamorada inshores where you'll be targeting Barracuda, Bonefish, Jack Crevalle, Mangrove Snapper, Permit, Redfish, Snook, and the elusive Tarpon. You'll be targeting these fish using top-of-the-line light tackle gear, or you can choose to fly fish if you want. The fish you reel are yours to keep and all kids are welcome to join aboard. No matter your skill level, Captain Jon-Paul will show you some expert tips to help get one on the line! Captain Jon-Paul fishes aboard a brand-new 18' Xplor skiff boat with a capacity for 2 anglers. Her 115HP Mercury ProXS engine is all you need to navigate these beautiful inshore waters! She comes complete with GPS, Simrad Trolling Motor, Fishfinder, two Live Bait Wells, and an Ice Box to store your catches. Captain Jon-Paul will even clean your fish for you at the end of the trip! Captain Jon-Paul will supply all fishing gear, including live bait and lures. Also, he will clean and filet your catch and provide fishing licenses. Make sure to bring sunscreen and protective clothing as the sun can be intense. Enjoy your day out on the water with Captain Jon-Paul! Read More

Flats, Inshore, Nearshore Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Bank And Bight Backcountry

100% (2)
18 ft 1 - 2 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

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Islamorada Live Action Fishing

100% (2)
18 ft 1 - 3 People $$
Fishing in Islamorada
Fishing in Islamorada
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trip description for Islamorada Angling Excursion 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

Flats, Inshore Fishing Charter in Islamorada

Islamorada Angling Excursion

100% (5)
22 ft 1 - 5 People $$

Everything to Know About Booking a Key Largo lemon shark fishing charter

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

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 12 lemon shark trips in Key Largo, and the most popular trips in the area are Sunset Shark & Tarpon Thrills guided by Dustin and Offshore Shark Trips guided by Dustin.

Our guides in Key Largo are rated a 5 out of 5 based on 2541 verified reviews on Captain Experiences.

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Other popular cities nearby for booking a Lemon Shark charter include Islamorada and Homestead.

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

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

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

How much do Key Largo lemon shark fishing charters cost?

for lemon shark in Key Largo prices can range anywhere from about $650 to $1,100, but the average price for a half day trip for lemon shark in Key Largo is $789. The average price for a full day trip for lemon shark in Key Largo is $971.

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

The most popular season for lemon shark fishing in Key Largo is summer, and most anglers book their trips 25 days in advance.

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

In the coastal waters of Key Largo, lemon sharks are a prevalent species known for their distinctive yellowish coloration and formidable presence. These sharks, which typically grow to lengths of 8 to 10 feet, can often be found patrolling the shallow flats, channels, and mangrove-lined shorelines of Key Largo. Despite their intimidating appearance, lemon sharks are generally docile and pose little threat to humans unless provoked. Nevertheless, encountering one while fishing can provide anglers with an exhilarating experience and an opportunity to observe these fascinating creatures up close.

Fishing for lemon sharks in Key Largo is a popular activity among anglers seeking a thrilling challenge. One common method for targeting lemon sharks is bottom fishing with heavy tackle and strong leaders near channels, flats, or areas with sandy bottoms where these sharks are known to feed. Anglers typically use large baitfish such as mullet, bonito, or jack crevalle presented on circle hooks or J-hooks to entice lemon sharks into biting. Once hooked, lemon sharks are known for their powerful runs and determined resistance, providing anglers with an adrenaline-pumping battle to land the fish.

Moreover, catch-and-release shark fishing has become increasingly popular in Key Largo, with anglers practicing responsible fishing techniques to ensure the survival of these apex predators. By handling sharks carefully and releasing them unharmed, anglers can contribute to the conservation efforts aimed at protecting shark populations and preserving the delicate balance of marine ecosystems. Whether targeting lemon sharks or other shark species, anglers in Key Largo can enjoy a rewarding and sustainable fishing experience while gaining a deeper appreciation for the diverse marine life that inhabits the area's coastal waters.

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

In Key Largo's coastal waters, lemon shark seasons are influenced by various environmental factors, including water temperature, prey availability, and migration patterns. While lemon sharks can be found in the area year-round, their abundance and activity levels fluctuate with the changing seasons. Generally, the warmer months of spring and summer are considered prime lemon shark seasons in Key Largo, as these periods coincide with optimal water temperatures and increased prey activity. During these times, lemon sharks are more active and tend to be more readily encountered by anglers.

Spring marks the onset of one of the peak lemon shark seasons in Key Largo, as warming temperatures stimulate increased activity among these coastal predators. From March to May, lemon sharks may be found patrolling the shallow flats, channels, and mangrove-lined shorelines where they feed on a variety of prey species. As temperatures continue to rise into the summer months, lemon shark fishing remains productive, with the sharks continuing to inhabit their preferred habitats and feed actively. Additionally, early fall can also provide opportunities for targeting lemon sharks, as they may still be present in the area before cooler temperatures set in.

Moreover, while lemon sharks can still be encountered during the cooler months in Key Largo, their behavior may change as water temperatures decrease. During the winter months, lemon sharks may seek warmer waters or migrate to deeper offshore areas, requiring anglers to adjust their fishing techniques and target different habitats to locate them. Paying attention to factors such as water temperature, tidal movements, and baitfish activity can help anglers pinpoint the most productive spots for targeting lemon sharks throughout the seasons. By understanding the seasonal patterns and habitat preferences of lemon sharks, anglers can increase their chances of success and enjoy rewarding fishing experiences in the waters of Key Largo.

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

Fishing for lemon sharks in Key Largo demands a strategic approach and an understanding of the species' behavior. One effective technique is bottom fishing using heavy tackle and strong leaders near channels, flats, or areas with sandy bottoms where lemon sharks are known to feed. Anglers typically use large baitfish such as mullet, bonito, or jack crevalle presented on circle hooks or J-hooks to entice lemon sharks into biting. Lemon sharks are opportunistic feeders and are attracted to the scent and movement of fresh bait, making this method highly effective for enticing them to strike.

Drift fishing or slow trolling along the edges of channels, flats, or sandy bottoms can also be productive techniques for targeting lemon sharks in Key Largo. Anglers can cover a larger area by drifting with the current or trolling at a slow pace while presenting baits or lures at varying depths to entice lemon sharks feeding along the bottom. Using live baitfish rigged on wire leaders or artificial lures designed to mimic injured or struggling prey can be effective for drift fishing, allowing anglers to capitalize on the sharks' predatory instincts and trigger strikes.

Furthermore, chumming can also be an effective strategy for attracting lemon sharks to the vicinity of the boat and encouraging them to feed. Anglers can create a chum slick using ground-up fish or baitfish scraps, releasing the chum into the water to create a scent trail that draws lemon sharks from a distance. Once lemon sharks are attracted to the chum slick, anglers can deploy baits or lures into the area and wait for the sharks to strike. However, it's essential to follow local regulations and guidelines regarding chumming to minimize environmental impact and ensure responsible fishing practices. By employing these techniques and adapting to the conditions, anglers can increase their chances of success when targeting lemon sharks in the waters of Key Largo.

What other species are popular in Key Largo?

Key Largo offers anglers a diverse range of species to target aside from lemon sharks, ensuring a thrilling and varied fishing experience. One notable catch is the prized bonefish, which inhabits the shallow flats and mangrove-lined channels of Key Largo. These elusive fish are highly sought after for their challenging fight and remarkable speed, making them a favorite among anglers. Sight fishing with lightweight tackle and presenting small, natural-looking flies or shrimp imitations is a popular technique for enticing bonefish to strike, providing anglers with an exhilarating pursuit in the clear, shallow waters of Key Largo.

Another exciting species to target in Key Largo is the mighty tarpon, also known as the "silver king" for its impressive size and acrobatic leaps. Tarpon fishing in Key Largo is a thrilling experience, particularly during the warmer months when these prehistoric giants migrate to the area in search of spawning grounds. Anglers can target tarpon in the backcountry channels, along the flats, and near bridges and passes, using live bait such as mullet or artificial lures like swimbaits and topwater plugs. Hooking into a tarpon is a test of an angler's skill and endurance, promising an unforgettable battle and memories to last a lifetime.

Moreover, Key Largo offers opportunities to target a variety of reef fish species, including snapper, grouper, and mackerel. These fish can be found inhabiting the intricate reef structures and rocky outcroppings that dot the underwater landscape, providing anglers with ample opportunities for exciting and productive fishing outings. Whether fishing from a boat or shore, anglers can employ a range of techniques including bottom fishing, trolling, and casting with artificial lures to target these diverse reef inhabitants. Each species presents its own unique challenge and rewards, adding to the excitement and allure of fishing in Key Largo's bountiful waters.

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