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Epic Biscayne Bay Trip

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trip description for Evening Fishing Excursion in Key Largo

Captain Andrew offers a couple of different options for half-day trips aboard his 24' Pathfinder bay boat: On his sunset trip, you'll leave the dock around 4 o'clock and head out to catch the evening bite under the beautiful Florida sunset. His night fishing trips can provide an awesome chance to catch some bigger fish. So head out with Captain Andrew around dusk to hit the dock lights where bait congregate - and where bait congregate, bigger fish will come! For his Tarpon trips, your start time can depend on the tides for that day. So let us know what your schedule is and we'll get you set up! Read More

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trip description for Key Largo Mix-It-Up in Key Largo

Explore the shallow flats and backcountry waters of the Upper Florida Keys with Captain Josh! Captain Josh will help you catch a variety of fish, including Tarpon, Bonefish, Redfish, Snook, Permit, Snapper, and Trout. For these inshore and back country trips, Captain Josh welcomes you aboard his 18' Gordon Waterman. The boat is powered by a 90hp Yamaha has a capacity of 4 passengers (3 anglers and Captain. Josh). Also equipped with a 24V Minn Kota trolling motor, Power Pole for quick anchoring, a 24’ push pole for easy maneuvering, a casting platform for improved views, and the ability to float in only 6-inches of water - this truly is the perfect boat for you to enjoy a day exploring all the skinny water and crowded mangroves the Florida flats and backcountry waters have to offer. Not to mention, his boat is fully equipped with all electronics and safety gear, and all charters are provided with top of the line rods and reels from Shimano and Florida Fishing. Since his charters are fully equipped with rods, reels, bait, coolers, and ice, all you'll will need to bring any food and beverages that you'd like to have during the day, as well as sun protection (long sleeves, hat, non-spray sunscreen). Captain Josh will take care of the rest! Read More

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Key Largo Mix-It-Up

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trip description for Key largo 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

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Key Largo Fly Fishing The Flats

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Head out with Captain Armando for an epic inshore adventure in the beautiful Florida Keys! Captain Armando has over 20 years experiences running trips in Key Largo for the past 6 years guiding with proven results, just check out his plethora of awesome reviews below! He invites you to join him aboard his 23' Pathfinder equipped with 250 HP Yamaha, Trolling Motor, Live Bait Wells, and all the latest safety equipment. On your trip you will explore the beautiful and remote fishery that is the Everglades! Socked with Snook, Redfish, Trout, Local Tarpon, and even the occasional Bonefish! Captain Armando all about catering his trips around what you want to do! So let him know what species your looking to chase and he will work his tail off to make sure you have the best shots at your target quarry and all around the best possible time out on the water. Everything is included when you head out with Captain Armando from rods, reels, tackle, bait, water, ice and even fishing licenses. The only thing you need to bring along are your favorite snacks and drinks, sunglasses, a hat, sunscreen, and a camera! Otherwise get ready for an awesome Florida Keys fishing experience, that you won't soon forget! Read More

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Embark on a captivating flats and inshore fishing expedition with Captain Ken in the picturesque waters of Key Largo, Florida. A seasoned guide with a wealth of experience, Captain Ken operates his 2021 Maverick 17ft flats boat, ensuring a nimble and comfortable journey through the pristine coastal habitats. Key Largo Fishing Trips invites anglers of all levels to partake in a memorable adventure, targeting an array of coveted species such as Mangrove Snapper, Redfish, Permit, Tarpon, Sea Trout, Bonefish, and Permit. With Captain Ken's intimate knowledge of the local waters and the intricacies of flats fishing in Key Largo, each trip promises an authentic and rewarding experience. Explore the renowned Florida Keys Fishing Trips as you cast your line into the crystal-clear shallows, surrounded by the vibrant marine life that inhabits these coastal ecosystems. Captain Ken's commitment to sustainable and responsible fishing practices ensures that you not only enjoy the thrill of the catch but also contribute to the preservation of these precious environments. Flats fishing Key Largo with Captain Ken is an opportunity to connect with nature, as you navigate the serene waters in pursuit of elusive game fish. Whether you're an avid angler seeking the challenge of landing a Permit or a novice looking to experience the excitement of inshore fishing, Captain Ken's expertise and his Maverick flats boat offer an unparalleled fishing adventure. Book your flats and inshore fishing trip with Captain Ken today, and immerse yourself in the unparalleled beauty and abundance of Key Largo, FL. Discover the thrill of angling in one of the most iconic fishing destinations in the world with a guide who is dedicated to providing an exceptional and sustainable fishing experience. Read More

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Key Largo Fishing Adventure

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trip description for Patch Reef Fishing (Show me the snapper!) in Key Largo

Climb aboard with Captain Patrick and adventure off the coast of Key Largo, Florida! You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Pat’s 24-foot Blazer Bay, a bay boat that is equipped with a 300 HP engine. She is also outfitted with a GPS, Fishfinder, Live Bait Well, Multimedia System, Wireless Trolling Motor, and an Ice Box. On this 4, 5 or 6-hour adventure, you’ll be targeting Mangroves snapper, Barracuda, Snook, Speckled Trout / Spotted Seatrout, and Tarpon that call these Florida Key's waters home. Captain Pat will provide all rods, reels, tackle, lures, live bait, and licenses. He will also clean and fillet your day’s catch free of charge! You may bring food and beverages of your choice. Don’t forget sunscreen, a hat, and a cooler with ice to take home your day’s catch. Take this amazing opportunity to hit the water and experience an action-packed day with Captain Pat! Read More

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Everything to Know About Booking a Key Largo snook fishing charter

What are the best snook fishing charters in Key Largo?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 41 snook trips in Key Largo, and the most popular trips in the area are Epic Biscayne Bay Trip guided by Jason, Key Largo Bays and Backcountry guided by Anthony, and Key Largo Backcountry guided by Andrew.

Our guides in Key Largo are rated a 4.98 out of 5 based on 2696 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 Snook charter include Islamorada, Homestead and Tavernier.

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

What types of snook fishing charters are common in Key Largo?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for snook 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 artificial lure fishing but fly fishing and sight casting are popular as well.

How much do Key Largo snook fishing charters cost?

for snook in Key Largo prices can range anywhere from about $600 to $1,075, but the average price for a half day trip for snook in Key Largo is $694. The average price for a full day trip for snook in Key Largo is $926.

What month is best for snook fishing in Key Largo?

The most popular season for snook fishing in Key Largo is spring, and most anglers book their trips 30 days in advance.

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

If you’re thinking about a saltwater trip, you’re in luck! Our saltwater fishing tours in Key Largo don’t require you to purchase a fishing license – your group is covered by your boat’s captain. For freshwater trips, you’ll still need to purchase a license. See here for more information on fishing licenses, bag limits, and fishing season regulations in Key Largo. When in doubt, your fishing guide will always know the right rules and regulations.

What is snook fishing in Key Largo all about?

In Key Largo, snook are prized game fish known for their powerful strikes, spirited fights, and elusive nature. These sleek and silver-colored fish inhabit the coastal waters, mangrove shorelines, flats, and estuaries around Key Largo, making them a popular target for anglers seeking a challenging and rewarding fishing experience. Snook are known for their ability to ambush prey in shallow waters, using their stealth and agility to outmaneuver and capture their food.

Anglers in Key Largo employ various techniques to target snook, with live bait fishing and artificial lure presentations being among the most effective methods. Live bait fishing with shrimp, pinfish, mullet, or pilchards is a popular choice for targeting snook in Key Largo, particularly around mangrove shorelines, docks, and structure-filled areas. Anglers can present live baits either by casting near likely snook habitats or by free-lining baits along current edges and tidal flows, enticing strikes from these voracious predators.

Artificial lures such as jerkbaits, swimbaits, topwater plugs, and soft plastic jigs are also effective for targeting snook in Key Largo. Anglers can work these lures along mangrove shorelines, flats, and structure-filled areas, imitating the movements of baitfish and enticing strikes from snook. Working lures with erratic retrieves, pauses, and twitches can trigger aggressive strikes from snook, providing anglers with exciting fishing experiences. With their stealthy behavior and impressive fighting abilities, snook offer anglers in Key Largo the opportunity for thrilling encounters and memorable catches in the pristine waters of the Florida Keys.

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

In Key Largo, snook fishing can be enjoyed year-round, as these prized game fish inhabit the area's coastal waters, mangrove shorelines, and estuaries throughout much of the year. However, certain times of the year may offer more favorable conditions for targeting snook due to factors such as water temperature, weather patterns, and fish behavior. Typically, the spring and fall seasons are considered prime times for snook fishing in Key Largo, as water temperatures moderate and baitfish populations increase, attracting snook to the area's shallow waters in search of prey.

During the spring season, which spans from March to May, snook fishing in Key Largo tends to peak as water temperatures warm up and baitfish activity increases. Anglers can expect to encounter snook along mangrove shorelines, flats, and structure-filled areas, where these fish are known to congregate in search of food. The spring season offers anglers the opportunity to target snook using a variety of techniques, including live bait fishing, artificial lure presentations, and fly fishing, providing plenty of options for anglers of all skill levels.

Similarly, the fall season, particularly from September to November, offers excellent fishing opportunities for snook in Key Largo. As water temperatures begin to cool down and baitfish populations increase, snook become more active and aggressive in their feeding behavior. Anglers can target snook in the same areas as during the spring season, using similar techniques to entice strikes from these elusive game fish. With their stealthy behavior and impressive fighting abilities, snook provide anglers in Key Largo with exciting fishing opportunities throughout the year, with peak seasons coinciding with favorable water conditions and increased baitfish activity.

What techniques are popular for catching snook in Key Largo?

In Key Largo, anglers utilize various effective techniques to target snook, capitalizing on their stealthy behavior and voracious appetite. One popular technique for snook fishing is live bait fishing, which involves presenting natural baits such as shrimp, pinfish, mullet, or pilchards to entice strikes from these elusive predators. Anglers often target snook along mangrove shorelines, flats, docks, and structure-filled areas, where these fish are known to congregate in search of food. By presenting live baits in these areas, either by casting or free-lining, anglers can tempt snook into striking and enjoy thrilling battles with these powerful game fish.

Artificial lure fishing is another effective method for targeting snook in Key Largo, offering anglers the opportunity for exciting strikes and heart-pounding action. Anglers can use a variety of artificial lures, including jerkbaits, swimbaits, topwater plugs, and soft plastic jigs, to mimic the movements of baitfish and entice strikes from snook. Working these lures along mangrove shorelines, flats, and structure-filled areas can be productive, particularly during times of increased snook activity. By varying retrieval speeds, pauses, and twitches, anglers can trigger aggressive strikes from snook and enjoy an exhilarating fishing experience.

Fly fishing for snook is also popular among anglers in Key Largo, offering a challenging and rewarding pursuit for those who enjoy the art of casting and presentation. Anglers typically use streamer flies, baitfish patterns, or surface poppers to imitate the movements of prey and entice strikes from snook. Fly fishing for snook requires precise casting and accurate presentations, particularly in tight quarters around mangrove shorelines and structure-filled areas. With their stealthy behavior and impressive fighting abilities, snook provide fly anglers in Key Largo with exciting opportunities to test their skills and enjoy memorable catches in the pristine waters of the Florida Keys.

What other species are popular in Key Largo?

Apart from targeting snook, Key Largo offers anglers a rich diversity of fish species to pursue, ensuring a rewarding fishing experience for enthusiasts of all levels. One popular species to target is the tarpon, known for its acrobatic jumps and powerful runs. Tarpon are prevalent in the waters surrounding Key Largo, particularly during the spring and summer months when they migrate along the coast. Anglers can target tarpon using live bait, such as mullet or crabs, as well as artificial lures like swimbaits or topwater plugs. Tarpon fishing in Key Largo provides anglers with thrilling encounters and the chance to reel in one of the most sought-after game fish in the area.

Another prized species in Key Largo is the redfish, renowned for its hard-fighting nature and delicious taste. Redfish can be found in the shallow flats, mangrove shorelines, and grassy areas around Key Largo, where they forage for crustaceans, baitfish, and other prey. Anglers can target redfish using a variety of techniques, including sight casting with artificial lures or live bait fishing with shrimp or crabs. Redfish fishing in Key Largo offers anglers the opportunity for exciting battles and memorable catches in the scenic and diverse waters of the Florida Keys.

Additionally, Key Largo provides opportunities to target a variety of reef and offshore species, including grouper, snapper, and kingfish. Anglers can venture out to the nearby reefs and wrecks to bottom fish for species such as yellowtail snapper, mutton snapper, and black grouper. Offshore, anglers can target pelagic species such as mahi-mahi, wahoo, and sailfish, offering a wide range of fishing opportunities for anglers of all preferences and skill levels. With its abundance of fish species and diverse fishing environments, Key Largo ensures an exciting and rewarding fishing experience for all who cast their lines into its pristine waters.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Incredible fishing! I’ve never had the experience where I cast my line and within 5 seconds I get a strike. Over and over, it was constant cast and strike. Caught 20 fish in the first hour. Not only an expert guide for fishing, but Patrick is a really nice person to hang out with. Super chill to talk sports and fishing, but was cool and professional. He also recommended an awesome place for lunch where they grilled our catch! Top notch, highest recommendation possible!

    Robert B. with Patrick B. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Some times you are fortunate to meet people that leave a deep impression an impregnation on you. Captain Mark is one of these rare persons. I was fortunate to go fishing with him today and we had a blast. He is so kind, so full of knowledge, that I do recommend going fishing with him. His repeated actions around the wounded warrior project are a tribute to his care about his peers and good people in general.

    Cornelissen M. with Mark G. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Excellent guide. Worked hard to get us into the fish. Caught over 40 fish. Having snapper and trout for dinner!

    Unknown U. with Ron B. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Jason was lively and knowledgeable. He definitely knows the area and loves fishing. He put us on a few good spots and we had fun. I will definitely choose him again!

    Dennis R. with Jason C. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great guy, great trip

    Doug K. with Mike P. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Fantastic trip! We had a wonderful time!

    Diane S. with Jon-Paul H. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great day on the water. Caught a variety of fish, some bigger some smaller. Captain Jason proved to be a real people person, in firm control of his craft. Great conversationalist. Definitely would go out with him again.

    John U. with Jason C. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Our trip with Anthony totally exceeded our expectations. From the moment we met him we knew we were in for a wonderful experience. His equipment is all first class and his knowledge of the back bay is extensive. After putting us on many fish and constant action, we were able to catch a beautiful snook for the dinner table and a fish that was a trophy fish of a lifetime. He then suggested a local restaurant and suggestions on how to prepare our catch. The ambiance, service and food preparation was the best meal of our entire trip. We would highly recommend Captain Anthony and love to spend more time with him whenever possible.

    Grant F. with Anthony A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a great fishing trip with Josh . We got lots of fish - Redfish, Shark, and Jack Crevalle. Josh was a joy to be with and he taught us a few technics. Jack & Tami Green Rockwall, TX

    Jack G. with Joshua B. of Islamorada, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Damn great time on the water with Ben. He was willing to quickly adjust to last minute changes (remember, when you are replying to messages from Captain Experiences they might not get to the guide you are using through them). Ben got us into multiple species of fish using various methods of angling. When our time was up, we had a few "keepers" that Ben filleted up for us. It was a perfect day on the water. Thanks for the great time Ben and, more importantly, thank you for your service to our country! DO NOT HESITATE to book a trip with Ben.

    Lapene M. with Ben T. of Tavernier, 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

  • ★★★★★
    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

  • ★★★★★
    Great time, knowledgeable and cool captain! Highly recommend!

    Gary G. with Jason C. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Andrew was great. Worked very hard to make sure everyone in our party had a good time and caught fish. Would highly recommend him

    Bruce B. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had a great time.

    Gerald L. with Eric S. of Islamorada, Florida

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