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Islamorada Backcountry Fishing

Islamorada, in the Florida Keys, is known throughout the world for backcountry and flats fishing. The links below provide you with a comprehensive list of backcountry fishing guides in Islamorada. Snook, redfish, tarpon, trout, goliath grouper, permit, cobia and many more species provide anglers a great opportunity to catch trophy fish. Take a look at the backcountry charter fishing captains below, and let their experience guide you to exceptional fishing and some of the most beautiful locations that Islamorada, Florida has to offer.

Captain Jeff VanDerAue

Capitan Name:

Mile Marker 84 Backcountry Dock

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 393-6940

Office Phone:

Holiday Isle Marina

Marina:

Flatitude Charters


We are fortunate to have the most diversified spinning and fly fishing in the world, catering to the outdoorsman, novice or the seasoned angler. Come fish the crystal clear Atlantic waters of Islamorada in the Florida Keys. Captain Jeff is a seasoned angler who can take you sightfishing for Bonefish, Permit and Tarpon. Here in the Florida Keys we also have plenty of patch reefs making it easy to find plenty of Snapper, Grouper, Jacks, Barracuda, Sharks and plenty of other species.

Captain Mark Johnson

Capitan Name:

80241 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(877) 664-7419

Office Phone:

La Siesta

Marina:

Florida Keys Fun Fishing



Operated by Capt Mark and his wife, Kara, Florida Keys Fun Fishing (FKFF) utilizes a group of local Islamorada fishing guides who believe in what we do: provide great service, maintain the nicest boats, use the best equipment possible, have great attitudes and personalities, know how to catch fish, and most importantly, have current licenses and insurance required to work in the charter fishing industry. We also can provide recommendations on hotels, restaurants, and things to do with the family, not just in Islamorada but throughout the Florida Keys and Key West.

Captain Kevin Brown

Capitan Name:

84001 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 394-0792

Office Phone:

Holiday Isles

Marina:

Little Nugget Backcountry Fishing

Little Nugget Backcountry Fishing Charters Islamorada Florida

Whether you want YOUR backcountry fishing experience to be fishing the flats for bone fish and sharks, fishing the channels and bridges for tarpon, fishing the Florida bay, everglades for trout, redfish, snook, sharks, tarpon, or weather permitting big permits on the offshore wrecks depending on the time of year and the tides we will decide what is the best option for you also depending on length of trip we can do multiple options.  Fishing aside just the trip will be worth the price of the charter things you might see are Sharks, Manatees, Crocodiles, Sea Turtles, Dolphin, Stingrays, also Roseate Spoonbills, White Pelicans, Great White Haring, Blue Haring, and Ospreys catching and eating fish and many other species.

Captain Cliff

Capitan Name:

84001 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(800) 465-8683

Office Phone:

Holiday Isles

Marina:

Gotta Go II Fishing Charters


Islamorada fishing Charters located in the "Village of Islands". Islamorada is comprised of 4 different main keys and is a prime area for flats fishing,across Florida Bay is the Everglades National Park right on our own back door. There are charters for Tarpon, Bonefish,Snook, Redfish,Permit all Florida Species. Your Charter Skiff is the Gottago II is a 24 ft. Bay Stealth with a 225 hp. Mercury Opti max Engine.

Captain Matt Bellinger

Capitan Name:

Mile Marker 80.5 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 394-0000

Office Phone:

La Siesta Marina

Marina:

Bamboo Charters

Bamboo Charters is operated by Capt. Matt Bellinger and based in the heart of the Sport Fishing Capital of the World, Islamorada in the Florida Keys. Located on four islands next to Key Largo and surrounded by the pristine waters of the Atlantic Ocean on one side and Florida Bay on the other, Islamorada sits in an aquatic wonderland! The Atlantic waters are protected by the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary and the waters of Florida Bay, whcih are covered by the Everglades National Park. These two unique habitats are home to countless species of saltwater fish, marine mammals, reptiles and a myriad of shore and sea birds. To say that Bamboo Charters is just another fishing charter company is an understatement! We bring a heightened level of professionalism that starts from the moment you book your much needed Florida Keys vacation and we realize just how valuable your vacation time is to you and your family. We promise to make it a memorable experience. From our boats and top of the line fishing gear, to our efforts to meet your needs and expectations during your day on the water, we will demonstrate a professional approach. We are a top of the line charter operation that blends hospitality, service and professionalism into a warm and relaxing experience for you, your family or your group.

Captain John Gargan

Capitan Name:

176 Coral Road

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 393-2714

Office Phone:

Whale Harbor

Marina:

Couple -A- Buck Charters


Captain John fishes aboard a 17' Maverick "Master Angler" powered by a 2008 115hp Yamaha 4-stroke Outboard. He is Coast Guard licensed and Insured. The boat is fully equipped with all necessary safety equipment and electronics. Capt John specializes in Family type Fun fishing trips with action the main ingredient. Father and son, Father and Daughter or Mom and the Kids are the kind of fishing Capt. John enjoys the most. he loves showing youngsters how to fish and enjoy fishing for the rest of their lives.

Captain Fred Ferreira

Capitan Name:

116 Plantation Shores Drive

Office Address:

Taverneir, FL 33070

Office City:

(305) 304-6788

Office Phone:

Whale Harbor

Marina:

Captain Freddie Backcountry Charters


For the past 10 years Captain Freddie has been fishing both Offshore and Back Country in the Florida Keys year round. When he discovered the Keys he sold everything and settled in Islamorada. For the past 5 years Fred has fished primarily the Back Country. Many of Captain Freddie’s customers are families.

Captain Jeff Pfister

Capitan Name:

PO Box 370842

Office Address:

Key Largo, FL 33037

Office City:

(877) 362-5743

Office Phone:

Ables

Marina:

Dockside Charters


Capt. Jeff specializes in early season tarpon fishing that others can't and don't match. He's got a network of guides that are confident, extremely professional, and love that nighttime fishing. He's set a pace that's on a beat of its own.

Captain Rich

Capitan Name:

12 Poisonwood Road

Office Address:

Key Largo, FL 33037

Office City:

(305) 360-3262

Office Phone:

World Wide Sportsman

Marina:

R U Fishing Yet Charters


I am a South Florida native who has been fishing the local waters from Biscayne Bay to Islamorada for over 35 years. After obtaining my captain's license, I have been chartering light tackle and fly fishing enthusiasts in the Islamorada area and Everglades National Park. My fishing speciality is targeting Snook, Redfish and Sea Trout in the backcountry and Bonefish, Tarpon and Permit on the ocean side flats that surround the beautiful clear waters of Islamorada, FL.

Captain Steve Griswold

Capitan Name:

Mile Marker 81.5 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 393-0204

Office Phone:

World Wide Sportsman

Marina:

Family Vacation Charters

Captain Steve Griswold of Family Vacation Charters invites you to Islamorada, in the center of the Village of Islands, one of the most beautiful spots in the Florida Keys. Islamorada is apply named the “Sports Fishing Capital of the World” It is situated between the shallow waters of Florida Bay and the Gulf Stream and reefs in the Atlantic Ocean. It is the gateway to both outstanding Backcountry fishing for shallow water species such as, Tarpon, Bonefish, Snook, Redfish and Sea Trout and reef and wreck fishing on the ocean side for deeper water fish such as Permit, Grouper, Snapper, Mackerel and other deep water species.


December 22, 2010

Backcountry Fish Report

December

Anchoring up
We have just about gone full circle for the year --The tarpon are not gone but have thinned way down and the first good cold fronts will send the remainder back into the gulf of Mexico for the winter- patch fishing still good when weather permits.....

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December 22, 2010

Offshore Fish Report

December

Premier sailfishing months!!!
We have sailfish tournaments almost every week. If you are interseted in fishing one or all of the tournaments, check out our link for the tournament schedules. Book one of our seasoned, competitive, tournament proven captains for chance win big........

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