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Levy county
Voyles Guide Service Location Downtown, Cedar Key City Boat Basin
Voyles Guide Service Vessel Reel Therapy Final Edition
Areas Inshore and Offshore of Cedar Key
We Catch Trophy tarpon, cobia or monster sharks, redfish, spotted seatrout and more
Captain Dennis Voyles - U.S. Coast Guard Master Captain
Phone 352-339-2034 Ad ID 07-0212
Website www.voylesguideservice.com Email davoyles@aol.com
Reel Therapy is a custom built 24 foot Old Pro. She has a 30 gallon live well, dry storage, modern navigation, marine stereo, and a 225 Yamaha four stroke engine. When seas are smooth you will safely spend very little time traveling to spots, so hang on and enjoy the ride! Fish in style and comfort while making the memories of a lifetime.
Taylor County
Scales-N-Tales Charters Location 15619 Pompano Place, Keaton Beach, FL 32348
man on boat in water Vessel Kenner 21' seats 6 with a Mercury Optimax 150 HP motor
Areas Inshore / Nearshore Gulf of Mexico off the Taylor and Citrus County coasts
We Catch Scallops, Speckled Sea Trout, Red Fish, Blue Fish, Cobia, Flounder, Sharks
Captain Rick Moseley - U.S.C.G. licensed Master Captain
Phone Keaton Beach 850-578-2627 office or Cell 352-476-1636
Phonel Crystal River 352-628-3392 Ad ID 04-2012
Website www.scalesntalescharters.com Email ruffinit2@gmail.com
Scallop Trips, two charters daily during season, call early for reservations, we book up quick - Sight Seeing Trips - 6 hour Fishing Trips. See our website for photo's and information; call for rates and reservations . We are fully licensed and insured. Fishing trips include fishing license, ice, tackle and bait. Try your luck at a N.W. Florida Grand Slam - Cobia, Redfish, and a Speckled Sea Trout all caught in the same day and reported to FWC for a certificate. Fishing out of Keaton Beach and Crystal River for the past 28 years - we know where the scallops & fish are! Captain Rick has fished Florida waters for over 58 years. Remember, Scallopers do it in shallow water!
 
Central West
Sarasota
Sarasota Bay Fishing Charters Location Ken Thompson Boat Ramp, 1700 Ken Thompson Parkway, Lido Key, Sarasota
Captain Tony on his boat in Sarasota Bay Vessel 23 ft Panga Marquis
Areas Sarasota Bay and close offshore reefs
We Catch Spotted Seatrout, Redfish, Flounder, Snook
Captain Captain Tony Blizzard
Phone 941-952-8312 Ad ID 13-1013-D
Website www.fishingsarasotabay.com Email fishwithtony@gmail.com
Are you looking for a saltwater fishing trip in the Sarasota, Florida area? Then come along with me, Captain Tony, and enjoy a Great Day on the Bay (or near offshore waters) with your family. Your fishing licenses, bait, tackle, ice, water, Gatorade, and instruction, if you need it, is all included in one low price. Call 941-952-8312 or email
South West
Collier County
Dark Thirty Charters Location Pelican Bend Marina, 219 Capri Blvd, Naples, FL 34113
Dark Thirty boat on the water with 3 men Vessel Dark Thirty — 26' Mako Center Console, (2) Outboard Motors
Areas Naples, Marco Island, 10,000 Islands, Offshore
We Catch Snook, Snapper, Flounder, Grouper, Shark
Captain Jeffrey Allen Smith, US Coast Guard Master, Licensed & Insured
Phone 239-289-2728
Phone 239-642-7128 Ad ID 01-1011
Website Coming Soon! Email admin@floridagofishing.com
Enjoy a fun and exciting day fishing with Captain Jeff on Dark Thirty. Explore inshore fishing spots or take a longer run offshore to catch large grouper, snapper, cobia, shark, and other species. Captain Jeff knows all the great fishing spots and will show you his secrets.
For the non-fishing crowd, bring your camera, Captain Jeff would be happy to take you exploring the 10,000 islands to see dolphins and wild life. Come join us on Dark Thirty for a stress free trip!
Linebreaker Charters Location Pelican Bend Marina, 219 Capri Blvd, Naples, FL 34113
Linebreaker boat on the water Vessel Linebreaker - 42 ft Yellowfin with triple 350 hp Yamaha's, Restroom aboard
Areas Offshore Southwest Florida Gulf of Mexico, The Keys
We Catch Snook, Snapper, Flounder, Grouper, Cobia, Dolphin, Shark
Captain John "JR" Rossetti says Linebreaker is fast, roomy, and extremely stable
Cell 239-250-2928 Ad ID 02-1011
Website Coming Soon! Email johnrossetti20@comcast.net
Central Naples
Southern Viking Charters Location 1546 13 Ave N, Naples off Goodlette Frank Rd.
Southern Viking Charters boat Vessel 20' Keyhopper flats boat (3), 24' luxury pontoon for eco and manatee tours
Areas Bonita, Lovers Key, Naples, Marco, Goodland and Everglades National Park
We Catch Snook, redfish, trout, pompano, tarpon and shark
Captain Captain Zeke Schryver
Office 239.261.7085
Cell 239.682.7286 Ad ID 06-0212
Website www.southernvikingcharters.com Email captzeke@gmail.com
 
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Miami
BEAST Fishing Charters Location Miami / Homestead
33 foot world cat on the water Vessel The BEAST - 33' World Cat with twin Suzuki 300's
Areas From Miami to N.Key Largo
We Catch Sailfish, dolphin, king mackerel, tuna, wahoo, amberjack, snapper, swordfish
Captain Captain Jim Barlett, USCG licensed, a 40 year fishing veteran in South Florida waters
Cell 305-233-9996 Ad ID 19-0314
Website www.beastcharters.com Email beastcharters@aol.com
Your private trip begins with a brisk run across Biscayne Bay and a stop to catch live bait. Then we venture out to deeper offshore waters where all the action is. "Special" night trips available in season for Swordfish or Cubera Snapper.

The Southeast coast of Florida hosts charter services for fishing, diving, snorkeling, and sightseeing at every major inlet. This well established area has more charters than any other part of the state. You can hire a private chart or jump aboard a group chart boat for as little as $15! The team at Florida Go Fishing took a few of these charters the summer of 2012 and had a ball fishing and Lobster hunting.
The Keys
Lower Keys
Key West
All Water Charters Key West Location Hurricane Hole Marina, 5130 Overseas Highway, Key West, FL 33040
Huge marlin fish at the side of a boat in key west Vessel All Out
Areas Key West, Marquesas Keys
Catches Tarpon, sharks, snapper, jacks, bonefish, permit, sailfish, grouper, barracuda, trout
Captain Captain Kyle Kelso
Cell 305-509-2201 Ad ID 22-0315
https://fishingtripkeywest.com Email allwatercharterskeywest@gmail.com
Outer Limits Sportfishing Location A & B Marina, 700 Front Street, Key West
Huge marlin fish at the side of a boat in key west Vessel Outer Limits - 42 foot Custom Sportfisher
Areas Key West - offershore, Gulf Stream, Gulf
Catches marlin, sailfish, dolphin, mackerel, shark - and anything that swims off Key West
Captain Captain Jay Miller
Cell 305-923-1043 Ad ID 16-0314
Website www.keywestcharterboat.com Email jmsailfish@aol.com
Expert in live bait sailfishing, and experienced at catching marlin! If you're after a trophy fish, you've found the right charter. Big, Fast and First Class! Air conditioned salon. 128 Sq. Ft. Cockpit featuring 130 lb Pompanette Marlin Chair, Rocket Launchers, 16 Rod Holders, and 50 Gallon Live Well.
Mr. Z - Key West Fish Tales Location A & B Marina, 700 Front Street, Key West
Huge marlin on a crane with men posing on a dock at marine Vessel Mr. Z - 46 Bertam Sportfishing Yacht
Areas Offshore Key West
Catches Marlin, sails, dolphin, billfish, swordfish, sharks, wahoo, kingfish, snapper
Captain Captain Jay Miller
Phone 305-923-1043 Ad ID 17-0314
Website www.keywestfishtales.com Email jmsailfish@aol.com

The comfort and style of a Bertram 46 with the experience of two captains who fish aggressively. With state of the art electronics and fishing gear, look no further for the best trip of a lifetime.

Want to fish one of the 50 tournaments in Key West annually? We know where the fish are. We would love to help you catch a trophy fish and maybe win a cash prize.

How about a relaxing sunset cruise? Or a family outing? Our boats are available for many occasions, give us a call, we would be happy to help you plan your gathering.

We catch BIG fish!
If your dream is to catch marlin you want to fish aboard the Mr. Z or the Outer Limits!

Key West Flats Fishing Location Hurricane Hole Marina - 5130 U.S. 1 Key West, FL 33040
man and woman hold a tarpon on a flats boat off key west Vessel 17' Maverick HPX with a 90hp Yamaha
Areas and inshore Key West and Lower Florida Keys
Catches tarpon, bonefish, permit, shark, jacks, trout, snapper
Captain Captain Eric Ryan, USCGC
Cell 248-921-5558 Ad ID 18-0314
Website www.flatsfishingthekeys.com Email ericryanfishing@gmail.com
Fish Key West's backcountry and flats. All levels of expertise - from beginner to expert - can experience the excitement of targeting fish on the flats. Sight-cast for fish with fly or spin tackle, or drift fishing for tarpon, jacks, trout, and snapper. The trip may also include anchoring for sharks. What a blast!
Historic Charter Boat Row Location Garrison Bight Marina
Historic Charter Boat row Vessel More than 30 charter captains and guides
Areas Key West and Lower Florida Keys
We Catch Pick your target species, we have guides in all areas
Captain More than 30 charter captains and guides
Call 888-575-7722 Ad ID 14-0214
Website www.keywestfishingboats.com Email KWCBA@mail.com
panarama of charter boats on the docks of key west
From the flats of the backcountry to the reefs, wrecks and deep sea waters of the Gulfstream, more than 30 charter captains and guides. Whether you prefer trolling for dolphin, sight casting for tarpon, bottom fishing for dinner, the privacy of a flats charter or the party atmosphere of a head boat, light tackle or a deep sea charter, you'll find the right boat on Historic Charter Boat Row.
Southbound Sports Fishing Location Charter Boat Row, Garrison Bight Marina
men holding a blue marlin on a boat near key west reef Vessel The Southbound, a 40 ft. yacht built in Key West for Key West waters
Areas Offshore Key West, reefs, Gulfstream, Gulf of Mexico
Catches Dolphin, sailfish, tuna, wahoo, mackerel, snapper, shark, marlin, kingfish
Captain Captain Richard Houde
Cell 305-293-8565 Ad ID 15-0214
Website www.southboundsportfishing.com Email info@southboundsportfishing.com
Experience, comfort and fun! The Southbound is a beamy 14 feet wide, which makes it a very stable and comfortably ride to the fishing grounds. Twin Caterpillar diesel engines gives Southbound 700Hp and the speed to get to the fishing grounds faster. You'll be fishing before other boats get there!
Cudjoe Key
Shallow Water Charters Location Cudjoe Gardens Marina
Shallow Water Charters pulling huge Tarpon to boat Vessel Maverick Mirage HPX with NEW! Custom built casting platform
Areas Lower Keys from Marathon to Big Pine to Key West and the Marquesas
We Catch Bonefish, Tarpon, and Permit
Captain Dale Bishop
Cell 305-304-3125 Ad ID 08-0212
Website www.captaindalebishop.com Email shallowwatercharters@yahoo.com
Flats fishing is an experience like no other, and the Florida Keys are unlike any other flats fishing experience in the world. Sight fishing is a combination of hunting and fishing in the shallow waters of the flats. We'll stalk fish in the gin clear waters of the Keys for our main quarry, bonefish, permit, and tarpon. However, there are other sporting species to be found, such as redfish, jacks, barracuda, and sharks. I\'ve fished the Lower Keys flats for many years and I have the patience and experience to make your trip the success you've dreamed of. I specialize in fly fishing but I am adept in spin fishing with light tackle and have all the gear we'll need regardless of your skill level. We offer an experience of a lifetime!
 

Linebreaker Charters - Leaving from Isles of Capri in Naples you will enjoy a stress free trip fishing in the Keys and Dry Tortugas. Visit the Southwest region tab above for more info on Linebreaker.

 

Hire a Charter Boat

If you don't have a boat, why not hire a charter boat with a professional fishing guide for a hassle-free experience. Charter boats come in all sizes and offer offshore, inshore, and backwater fishing trips. There are Party Boats offering lots of fun. There are also charters offering kayak fishing trips, paddle board tours, jet ski tours, sailing tours, scuba diving & snorkeling, and trips for exploring like sightseeing or shell collecting on barrier islands. If you want to just get out on the water, maybe go to dinner at a waterfront restaurant or go shopping, hire a charter boat!

Fishing guides offer charters as popular way to get out on the water and they ensure a successful fishing day. Your fishing guide, the Captain, is licensed and has many years experience fishing the local waters guaranteeing an exciting fishing trip. As your personal fishing guide, your captain knows where to go, what to use for bait and chum, and will share some of their secrets with you and your guests.

You are welcome to bring your own fishing gear, but almost all guides have high-quality rigged tackle available for your use at no extra charge. Many companies will even clean and pack the fish you catch, just cook and enjoy!

Preparing for Your Charter Trip

  —Trips Usually Include —Things to Bring & Wear
Boat showing fishing tower

Fishing Licenses
All Fishing Poles and Gear
Chum & Bait
Cooler Full of Ice
Bottled Water

*Always ask your Charter Captain what's included



Gratuities Are Customary And Appreciated

Hat
Polarized Sunglasses
Sunscreen (Not the Spray Bottle Type)
Camera or Camcorder
Light Jacket or Sweatshirt
Cool, Loose Fitting Clothes
NO Jeans with Rivets or Metal Buttons
NO Black or Hard Soled Shoes
Open Toed Sandals or Flip Flops are Not Advised

Food, Beverages & Bottled Water
Zip Lock Bags for Fillets

 

Buying a Boat versus Hiring a Charter Boat

Considering buying your own boat? Tired of paying charter fees? Read our article Fishing Charters are Cheaper and More Fun! You may reconsider hiring a charter boat for stress free fishing.

 

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