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Islamorada Offshore Fishing

Fishermen all over the world flock to Islamorada to experience the one of a kind offshore and backcountry fishing that the Florida Keys has to offer. This is the only place in the U.S. that you can fish coral reefs from 3 feet to over 100 feet in depth. Sport Fishing Islamorada was designed to provide you with the most current and best information on all that Islamorada has to offer. Our mission, whether you choose offshore or backcountry, is to provide you with the opportunity to catch the fish of a lifetime... and get the photos and videos to prove it!

 

Captain Mark Swenson

Capitan Name:

84201 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 310-1962

Office Phone:

Holiday Isle

Marina:

Vagabond Charters

Located at the Holiday Isle Marina in Islamorada We offer world class offshore fishing in the Florida Keys and have spared no expense in rigging the Vagabond with the best equipment and tackle available. We are able to catch almost all offshore species of fish found in the Atlantic waters of the Florida Keys, from bottom fishing for yellowtail & grouper, trolling for dolphin, tuna, wahoo & marlin, kite fishing for sailfish and even night trips for swordfish. Ride in air-conditioned comfort aboard the premier Florida Keys fishing charter. Islamorada fishing is considered among the best in the world, and the Vagabond will show you why. Whether you want a full day of fishing in Islamorada, or a 3/4 or half-day, or if you want to go swordfishing, we can accomodate your wishes. View photos of our fishing trips in Islamorada, and you'll see why Islamorada is considered the "Fishing Capital of the World."

Captain Butch Green

Capitan Name:

84001 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 394-4717

Office Phone:

Holiday Isle

Marina:

Sassy Lady Charters


Captain Butch fishes the offshore areas of the Upper Florida Keys including Key Largo, Tavernier and Islamorada. Captain Butch fishes for tuna, wahoo, blue marlin, white marlin, sailfish, dolphin, sharks, kingfish, yellowtail snapper, mutton snapper, king mackerel, grouper, cobia, tarpon and much more. Captain Butch is a polite, professional, courteous Captain that individualizes each charter based on his client's desire for a perfect offshore fishing trip.

Captain Larry Wren

Capitan Name:

Mile Marker 84.5 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 360-4900

Office Phone:

Holiday Isle

Marina:

Pirates Choice Charters

A Pirates Choice Florida Key Fishing Charters in Islamorada Florida! Our Florida Keys fishing charter trips include seasoned captain and first mate, all tackle, bait, and licensing aboard a fully equipped 35 foot Bertram Sport Fish (Air Conditioned Salon)! We are easy to find at our location in Islamorada now at the Holiday Isle Resort Marina. Full and half days are available (we do not set up split charters). At the end of the day we will clean and bag your catch. Reservations are strongly suggested to ensure your dates I will be happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have, especially regarding children (more than welcome),anglers who may have a special need, what you should wear, or information on Islamorada Florida Keys Fishing tournaments? Our crew is never satisfied until our clients are satisfied. We will go as far as needed, or stay out late making sure to satisfy our clients. Fish on the best Florida Keys fishing charter fishing boat. Fish one time and you will never want to fish with anyone else!

Captain Aaron Brower

Capitan Name:

84001 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 522-0374

Office Phone:

Holiday Isle

Marina:

Killer White Charters

The "Killer White, which has been featured on ESPN, is a Tournament Rigged 50' Number One Sport fisherman, offering such amenities as air-conditioned salon, clean restroom, large cockpit with four fighting chairs, microwave, refrigerator, satellite radio, TV/DVD, and much more. Captain Aaron Brower and Mate are ready to put you on any of the Seasonal Pelagic Game fish, including Sailfish, Dolphin (Mahi Mahi), Wahoo, Kingfish, Tuna, and Shark, as well as Grouper, Snapper, and other bottom dwellers year-round to provide a tasty end to your offshore fishing charter. Fishing in the Florida Keys is among the best in the world, and our fishing charters aim to prove just that.

Captain Chris Scott

Capitan Name:

Mile Marker 83.5 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 393-0436

Office Phone:

Whale Harbor

Marina:

Dog House Charters


The DOG HOUSE is located in beautiful downtown Islamorada at the historic Whale Harbor Marina in the Florida Keys. We are proud to be a part of the charter fishing fleet in an area known for superb fishing for many species. We offer an offshore trip to the warm waters of the gulfstream to target dolphin (mahi-mahi), wahoo, tuna and sailfish, or, if you prefer, we can make a four mile trip to the reef to go after yellowtail and mutton snapper, a variety of grouper, cobia, hogfish, king and cero mackerel. For those of you interested in tangling with a swordfish, we would be happy to arrange a custom evening charter.

Captain Don Chittick

Capitan Name:

Mile Marker 83.5 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 393-0398

Office Phone:

Website:

Whale Harbor

Marina:

KAY K IV


Captain Don Chittick and crew will take you on the fishing experience of a lifetime! Islamorada is known worldwide as the "Sport Fishing Capital of the World". The crystal clear waters surrounding the Florida Keys and the close proximity of the Gulf Stream ensure that these waters are always teaming with sport fish. This area is famous for the Sailfish that migrate here for the abundant baitfish. Captain Don and his crew net these live baitfish for you and then the "reel" fun begins. You can fish for Sailfish near the reef, bottom fish the reefs and wrecks for dinner, or "deep drop" with electric reels for large bottom dwellers.

Captain Skip Braden

Capitan Name:

Mile Marker 83.5 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 664-8150

Office Phone:

Whale Harbor

Marina:

Blue Chip Too Charters


Captain Skip Braden has been fishing the waters of the Florida Keys since 1966 and has one of the finest top notch charter operations on the East Coast of America. Captain Braden has the knowledge and experience to help you land your dream catch. For the ultimate in sportfishing and comfort, book a trip aboard the Blue Chip Too!

Captain Scott Keller

Capitan Name:

Mile Marker 85.5 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 664-6678

Office Phone:

Smuggler's Cove

Marina:

Bad Habit Charters

Bad Habit Charters is located at Smuggler's Cove Marina in Islamorada, Florida. Lodging and a full state of the art marina can accommodate your vacation wishes. Book the Fishing trip of a lifetime whether it's offshore on the Atlantic Ocean or in the Back Country Waters of our Beautiful Florida & Flamingo bay. Families are always welcome — from the beginner to experienced Tournament Anglers will not be disappointed. Come see why we call Bad Habit Fishing Charters in Islamorada, Florida the best of both sides!

Captain Steve Stone

Capitan Name:

Mile Marker 84.5 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 393-1580

Office Phone:

Pelican Cove Resort and Marina

Marina:

Honey Do Charters

Captain Steve has been fishing the Florida Keys since July of 1984, Steve got his captains license In January 1997, and has worked aboard numerous charter boats and party boats in the Florida Key's as a Captain and Mate. He wants to make sure you enjoy the fishing adventure of your lifetime, catch Dolphin (Mahi-Mahi), Tuna, Wahoo, Sailfish, Blue Marlin, Snapper and Grouper. These are just a few of the fish waiting to be part of your catch while visiting in the Fabulous Florida Key's in Islamorada.

The Honey Do vessel is a 2001 28' Hydra Sport with twin 2008, 250 hp Four Stroke Suzuki outboard engines! "I will get you to the fish FAST and get the JOB done". I look forward to Hooking you up.

Captain Kevin Brown

Capitan Name:

84001 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 394-0792

Office Phone:

Holiday Isle

Marina:

Gold Reserve Charters


Gold Reserve Charters Offshore Fishing Charters

The Gold Reserve is a 40 ft. custom built sportfisherman. Our boat is outfitted with only the best, top of the line tackle. Islamorada is known as "The Live Bait Capitol of the World". We have three live wells on board, giving us the capability to hold hundreds of various baits. This gives us the advantage in catching a lot of fish, and being able to fish for many different species in one day. Our crew is professional, courteous, and passionate about fishing. We put 110% into every trip. Our primary goals are to create great memories, have fun, and to load the fish box. The waters offshore of Islamorada offer the opportunity to catch sailfish, king mackerel, tuna, dolphin (a.k.a. mahi-mahi or dorado), wahoo, grouper, snapper, amberjack, swordfish, marlin, cobia, sharks and my other species of fish. We offer full day, 3/4 day and 1/2 day offshore charters; split charters, and evening shark and tarpon charters which make a great family trip.

Captain Steve Leopold

Capitan Name:

P.O. Box 1137

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 393-9955

Office Phone:

Holiday Isle

Marina:

Yabba Dabba Doo Charters

My Name is Captain Steven Leopold and I would like to welcome you aboard the Yabba Dabba Doo. I have been a full-time charterboat Captain here in the Florida Keys for the past 21 years. Being a South Florida native, I have been fishing ever since I could hold a fishing rod. As a charterboat Captain, I enjoy the great fishing experiences and have the pleasure of spending my days with people from around the world who have fun fishing aboard the Yabba Dabba Doo. I remember back as a kid walking down "charter boat row" and thinking how much fun this could be! And here I am enjoying watching and teaching anglers of all ages the thrills of fishing in the Beautiful Florida Keys. "Let's Go Fishing!"

Captain A.J. Stewart

Capitan Name:

84001 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 393-0399

Office Phone:

Holiday Isle

Marina:

Priority Charters


Your Captain A.J. Stewart can take you on an incredible adventure. You can fish for a ½ day, or a whole day while you are visiting the Florida Keys, or you can let A.J. help you plan a custom vacation adventure aboard the Priority. Your captain will guide you to the bite. Whether you are a seasoned fisherman or a novice your crew will provide the support and all the top of the line fishing gear that you may possibly need. You will be fishing aboard a superior and well equipped boat with an expert Captain and mate.

Captain Mel Walker

Capitan Name:

84001 Overseas Highway

Office Address:

Islamorada, FL 33036

Office City:

(305) 664-4517

Office Phone:

Holiday Isle

Marina:

Gotcha Sportfishing

The charter boat Gotcha is 45 ft long and a beamy 16 ft. wide. Located in Islamorada, the sportfishing capital of the world. Gotcha offers the utmost in stability and comfort. Equipped with a tuna tower and full electronics, Gotcha is powered by twin Detroit diesels. Come fishing with Capt. Mel Walker, he'll show you where to catch permit, shark, explain and show your the best tailing conditions, take to right to the dolphin (or Mahi-Mahi), snapper, grouper, wahoo and amberjack. To be sure you have the time of your life, you just need to call Capt Mel and spend a little time on Gotcha!


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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