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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 Patch Reef Fishing in Key Largo

Climb aboard with Captain Pat if you're looking to wet your feet with this introduction to sportfishing down in the beautiful Florida Keys! You’ll be fishing aboard Captain Pat’s 24 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 quick hour adventure, you’ll be targeting the Redfish, Sheepshead, 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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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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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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trip description for Big Shark Trip in Islamorada

Explore the immaculate flats and beautiful backcountry with Captain Mark to chase Redfish, Snook, Trout, Tarpon, Shark, Snapper, and Permit down in the Florida Keys! These trips start at a beacon of the sportfishing world, the World Widesportsman in Islamorada (You'll know what I mean when you meet up with Captain Mark if you don't already). From the Dock behind World Wide, you will hop aboard Captain Mark's 17' Mako skiff that comes ready with all the fishing gear you will need, a cooler with some ice, and waters for you as well. Depending on weather conditions, time of the year, and your preferences of course, Captain Mark will take you either up and down the strings of keys to explore the abounding flats for Permit, Bonefish, Jacks, and Tarpon (when they're in the area), or back into the everglades to explore the seemingly endless maze of mangroves and backwater flats for Redfish, Trout, Baby Tarpon, and Sharks. Both are awesome options and Captain Mark will be there, either way, to lend his knowledge of tides, share his secret spots, and show you his favorite techniques for each species! Captain Mark is a pleasure to fish with and looks forward to taking you out on your next Florida Key's inshore adventure! Read More

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Everything to Know About Booking a Key Largo speckled trout fishing charter

What are the best speckled trout fishing charters in Key Largo?

Our Damn Good Guides currently offer 29 speckled trout trips in Key Largo, and the most popular trips in the area are Key Largo Adventure guided by Andrew, Key Largo Backcountry guided by Andrew, and Key Largo Bays and Backcountry guided by Anthony.

Our guides in Key Largo are rated a 4.98 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 Speckled Trout charter include Islamorada, Tavernier and Homestead.

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

What types of speckled trout fishing charters are common in Key Largo?

Deep Sea fishing is the most popular for speckled trout 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 drift fishing and sight casting are popular as well.

How much do Key Largo speckled trout fishing charters cost?

for speckled trout in Key Largo prices can range anywhere from an affordable $450 to $1,400, but the average price for a half day trip for speckled trout in Key Largo is $711. The average price for a full day trip for speckled trout in Key Largo is $964.

What month is best for speckled trout fishing in Key Largo?

The most popular season for speckled trout fishing in Key Largo is spring, and most anglers book their trips 31 days in advance.

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

In Key Largo, speckled trout, also known as spotted seatrout, are a prized catch among anglers exploring the region's diverse waters. These fish are renowned for their beautiful speckled markings and strong fighting abilities, making them a favorite target for both novice and experienced fishermen alike. Speckled trout can be found inhabiting a variety of habitats in Key Largo, including shallow flats, grass beds, and channels, particularly during the cooler months when water temperatures are more favorable for their feeding behavior.

Anglers in Key Largo often target speckled trout using a variety of techniques, including live bait fishing with shrimp or mullet, as well as artificial lures such as soft plastics, spoons, and topwater plugs. Speckled trout are opportunistic feeders, preying on small fish, shrimp, and crustaceans, so anglers have a range of options when it comes to bait selection. Additionally, speckled trout are known to be most active during dawn and dusk, making these prime times for anglers to target them in Key Largo's waters.

Speckled trout fishing in Key Largo offers anglers not only the thrill of the catch but also the chance to immerse themselves in the region's stunning natural beauty. Whether casting from the shoreline or drifting along the flats in a boat, anglers have ample opportunities to hook into these prized game fish while enjoying the picturesque surroundings of Key Largo. With its abundance of speckled trout and diverse fishing opportunities, Key Largo remains a premier destination for anglers seeking an unforgettable fishing experience in the Florida Keys.

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

In Key Largo, the speckled trout fishing season spans throughout much of the year, offering anglers ample opportunities to target these prized game fish. However, certain times of the year are more favorable for speckled trout fishing due to fluctuations in water temperature and other environmental factors. Typically, the best time to target speckled trout in Key Largo is during the cooler months of fall, winter, and early spring, when water temperatures are more moderate and favorable for their feeding activity.

During the fall months, speckled trout fishing in Key Largo tends to peak as water temperatures begin to drop from the summer highs. As temperatures cool, speckled trout become more active and move into shallower waters in search of prey. This makes them more accessible to anglers casting from shorelines, flats, and channels. Additionally, the fall season often brings increased baitfish activity, attracting speckled trout and providing anglers with prime opportunities to hook into these prized game fish.

While speckled trout can be caught year-round in Key Largo, anglers may find that the fishing is more challenging during the hotter summer months when water temperatures rise significantly. During this time, speckled trout may seek cooler, deeper waters, making them less accessible to anglers targeting shallow areas. However, with careful timing and knowledge of local conditions, anglers can still find success targeting speckled trout in Key Largo's waters throughout the year.

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

In Key Largo, anglers have a variety of effective techniques for targeting speckled trout in the area's diverse waters. One popular method is live bait fishing, where anglers use live shrimp, mullet, or pilchards rigged on a hook with a popping cork or free-lined to entice speckled trout bites. Live bait fishing is particularly effective when targeting speckled trout in shallow flats, channels, and grass beds, where these fish are known to feed.

Another productive technique for catching speckled trout in Key Largo is using artificial lures. Soft plastic lures such as paddle tails, jerkbaits, and shrimp imitations are popular choices among anglers. These lures can be rigged on jig heads and retrieved using a variety of techniques, including a steady retrieve, twitching, or a stop-and-go motion. Additionally, anglers can use spoons, topwater plugs, and diving plugs to target speckled trout in deeper waters or along drop-offs.

Fly fishing for speckled trout is also a popular and rewarding technique in Key Largo. Anglers can use a variety of fly patterns, including Clouser minnows, shrimp patterns, and deceivers, to mimic the natural prey of speckled trout. Sight fishing for speckled trout on shallow flats or casting along mangrove shorelines can provide exciting opportunities for fly anglers. With the right presentation and technique, anglers can enjoy consistent success targeting speckled trout in Key Largo using a variety of fishing methods.

What other species are popular in Key Largo?

Aside from speckled trout, Key Largo offers anglers a diverse array of other fish species to target, providing opportunities for exciting and varied fishing experiences. One popular species to catch in Key Largo is the redfish, known for its powerful runs and hard-fighting nature. Redfish can be found prowling the shallow flats, mangrove shorelines, and grass beds throughout the year, particularly during the cooler months. Anglers often target redfish using live bait such as shrimp or mullet, as well as artificial lures like soft plastics and spoons.

Another sought-after species in Key Largo is the snook, prized for its aggressive strikes and acrobatic leaps. Snook inhabit a variety of habitats, including mangrove shorelines, bridges, and flats, making them accessible to anglers fishing from shore or boat. Live bait such as pilchards, pinfish, and mullet are effective for targeting snook, as well as artificial lures like swimbaits, topwater plugs, and jigs. Snook fishing in Key Largo can be particularly productive during the warmer months when these fish are most active.

Key Largo also offers opportunities to target a variety of offshore species, including mahi-mahi, tuna, and sailfish. Anglers can venture out into deeper waters to troll for pelagic species or bottom fish for snapper, grouper, and amberjack. Additionally, the waters surrounding Key Largo are home to a variety of reef fish species, such as hogfish, yellowtail snapper, and mutton snapper, providing anglers with a diverse range of fishing options. Whether fishing inshore, offshore, or on the reef, Key Largo offers anglers an abundance of opportunities to target a wide variety of fish species throughout the year.

Recent Reviews of Captain Experiences

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip. Super knowledgable, great with kids, put us on fish immediately. Never stopped working. Will be back!

    Jack P. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had the best experience with Andrew. He’s a born and raised in Key Largo local and he put us on a bunch of spots where fish were biting. He was so patient when we got tangled or lost our bait and was just in general super friendly and helpful. You can tell he spends his days on the water because there’s no place he’d rather be. And he also cleaned our fish with an amazing alacrity and gave us excellent recommendations on where we could have it cooked for us by highly acclaimed local chefs. It wasn’t just fishing, Andrew was the whole package.

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

  • ★★★★★
    Great time! Very nice guy, helpful, knowledgeable and friendly. Would definitely go out again.

    Jeff C. with Daniel P. of Key Largo, 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

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome Captin! If you have kids Captin Andrew is your man! He is the best we had a great time.!

    Kevin R. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Andrew is a great captain and person. He’s the best!

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

  • ★★★★★
    What an awesome fishing guide! Omg. We caught so many fish. Cool boat, excellent ability to find the fish, great tips on local ways to get cooked for our dinner. Just had a ball!

    Renotta H. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Jason, he is a true professional. He laid us on plentiful fish. I highly recommend his services and will use him again next year!

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

  • ★★★★★
    Jason was excellent. Throughout the trip, he was knowledgable, kind and ensured that we had a great time. He knew all about the species we caught, shared anecdotes from his previous trips and stories from his 15 years of fishing in the keys. We would highly recommend Jason as a guide and we’ll be sure to go out again with him the next time we’re back in the keys

    David P. with Jason C. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Our family had a great and memorable afternoon with Captain Andrew! He was so patient and kind with our 7 & 8 year. He put us on a ton of fish and even convinced us to to let him clean some to take to a local restaurant for a fresh fish dinner which was awesome. You can tell he really loves what he does and his genuine enthusiasm to get you on some fish was awesome. Would highly recommend a trip with Captain Andrew!

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

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Andrew was fantastic! Knows his stuff for sure! Caught everything from Jack Crevalle to snook to a 5' bull shark! Will definitely be headed out with him again!

    Tamsin H. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Awesome time. Captain Andrew worked to put us on the fish, we limited out. Great experience.

    Craig N. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Amazing

    Irwin M. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Had the best time! Andrew was a great guide, very hard working. We caught lots of fish! Awesome trip!

    Christy E. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Jason was amazing! Very knowledgeable and funny. Makes your trip feel like you’re with a friend and for sure worth it!

    Lilly M. with Jason C. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Our day out with Captain Jeremy was great! He was able to handle our 13 yr old twins 🤪 and all their shenanigans while managing to get them putting fish in the boat that made amazing fish tacos! 🎣🙌🫶

    Kaycie L. with Jeremy M. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Captain Drew was awesome. We booked a 4 hrs trip and he put us right on fish. He was very personable and knowledgeable. Would definitely book with him again.

    James M. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    Great trip. Excellent/knowledgeable captain.. caught a lot of fish!

    Daniel O. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

  • ★★★★★
    We had a blast. Drew was an amazing Captain. He told us stories about Key Largo and was super helpful. It was so much fun! Can’t wait to do it again.😊

    Lisa M. with Andrew A. of Key Largo, Florida

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