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Best Key West Charter Fishing Pros For All Your Saltwater Fishing Fun

Key West charter fishing options are exceptionally varied and exciting.

One of the more popular choices is to go out with Key West flats fishing charters.  

You can either fly fish or spin cast the calm clear waters of the flats and backcountry for wily permit, bonefish, cobia, and other challenging opponents.

On your Key West fishing vacation, you should also plan a day trip out to the peaceful calm of the Marquesas Keys.  

Your Key West fishing guides know that this is one Key West fishing spot uniquely blessed with little traffic and plenty of fish. 

When fishing in Key West, if you have the time, you can also enjoy an extended overnight fishing trip out to the Dry Tortugas for some exhilarating deep sea fishing action.

On your Key West fishing vacation, you can also opt to ply the waters of the Atlantic Ocean near shore, light tackle fishing for yellowtail, barracuda, permit, and shark.  

You'll also find that Key West reef fishing is spectacular, day or night.  

Key West Fishing at Night


Deep Sea Key West Fishing at Night
State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, Dale M. McDonald Collection


Key West sport fishing charters will also take you out to popular wreck sites such as the Vandenberg, for grouper, mackerel, shark, hogfish and other popular fighting Key West fish.

If you want to really kick it up a notch, plan on deep sea fishing Key West. Key West charter fishing companies will take you to the ridges and ledges of the continental shelf for marlin and sailfish.  Plus tuna, wahoodorado, grouper are just some of the feisty species you can tackle in the dark, blue depths of the Atlantic.

No matter where you go fishing in Key West, you'll find plenty of choices and lots of fish. You'll also find that there is no shortage of Key West charter fishing companies.

To help you find the best Key West charter fishing company that fishes where you want to go, I've broken the Key West charter fishing companies down by specialty and included a brief description about them.

For your convenience I've included a Check Rate button so you can get the most accurate information, see prices and get the latest, up to date details about each Key West fishing charter. You'll see what charters are available and when, plus get more specifics on various amenities, types of fish targeted, and other options that interest you.

You'll notice that some of these Key West charter fishing companies take guests out to many of the areas identified, even including overnight or multiple night trips to popular fishing destinations such as the Dry Tortugas.

Other Key West fishing charters are more specialized and provide only a few types of fishing excursions such as spearfishing trips. Some offer private fishing trips, but on the whole, most prefer Key West group fishing.  

You'll also see that come Key West charter fishing companies offer more than just fishing options. Sunset cruises, eco tours, island hopping, snorkeling and diving trips are also possible!




Lower Keys And Key West Fishing Charters


FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Fish Key West - The Coolcast
Captain Damon Santelli
36' ocean fishing boat capable of fishing relatively shallow water, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 20% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card
Numerous species of most popular inshore and offshore fishing targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing     Dry Tortugas
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling
Jigging     Popping     Fly Fishing     Handline
Fishing Trip Description
Fish Key West - The Coolcast is piloted by Captain Santelli, who was a commercial fisherman for 10 years. He knows the water, the fish, and how to fish depending on time of year, water and weather various conditions. This experience combined with a boat that can do whatever it takes, is one of the reasons he is able to make your Key West fishing trip more than memorable.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Gulfstream IV Party Boat
Corporate boat with crew
60' large party charter boat, 2 1200 hp Detroit 8v92 engines, 30 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 30% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, American Express
Deep sea fish targeted, child friendly, deposit non-refundable, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Offshore Fishing     Wreck Fishing     Reef Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling     Spinning
Fishing Trip Description
Gulfstream IV Party Boat with a maximum cruising speed of 21 knots is the longest running Key West party boat, with the Company providing party fishing charters since 1947. Party fishing boats provide a fun, and highly affordable way to experience fishing Key West. Everything you will need is provided plus the boat has a full service galley. On your fishing trip you're able to bottom fish for deep sea strikers such as grouper, snapper even shark while having the time of your life aboard a true Key West party fishing boat.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Reel Easy Charters
Captain John Jackson
24' Yellowfin Skiff, 300 hp Mercury verado 300 pro engine, 4 person capacity
Hurricane Hole Marina, Key West Departure
Payment 30% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Checks, American Express
Numerous species of offshore and nearshore fish targeted but specializes in permit and tarpon, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup included in price
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing
Backcountry Fishing     Reef Fishing     Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling
Jigging     Popping     Fly Fishing
Fishing Trip Description
Reel Easy Charters skiff has a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots, plus the boat is ultra quiet. This make is possible for Captain Jackson to slip up on even the wiliest of Florida Keys fish. Plus as a tournament fisherman, he knows what fish are best to target at the various times of year, and he knows what to use and where to go to get them.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Cowboy Charters - Cowboy
Captain Mark Baumgarten
36' Hatteras offshore fishing boat, 2 700 hp caterpillar engines, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 20% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, American Express
Numerous species of deep sea and reef fish targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing     Reef Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling     Kite Fishing
Fishing Trip Description
Cowboy Charters Cowboy 36' fishing yacht has a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots. Fully eqluipped and well appointed, this comfortable fishing boat boasts extra deep sea fishing amenities such as a fighting chair for brutes like marlin, plus outriggers and downriggers. Also, Captain Mark's 40+ years of fishing knowledge helps to make each trip as productive, safe and fun as possible.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Captain Ruben's Charters
Captain Ruben Diaz
16' dolphin flats boat refurbished in 2016, 60 hp Mercury engine, 2 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 30% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card
Targeting popular backcountry fish, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Backcountry Fishing     Flats Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Spinning     Fly   
Fishing Trip Description
Captain Ruben's Charters boat has a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots. Providing customized backcountry and flats fishing trips, you can expect to target the best fighting fish in season, whether it's barracuda, permit, bonefish, tarpon, shark, or more. All fishing gear, bait, lures, drinking water, and licenses are provided.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Wild Bill Sport Fishing
Captain Art Duplessis
34' Crusader refurbished in 2005, 350 hp cummins engine, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 20% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express
Numerous species of offshore and nearshore fish targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup agreed upon reservation
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing     Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling
Jigging     Popping     Fly Fishing     Kite Fishing
Fishing Trip Description
Wild Bill Sport Fishing vessel has a cruising speed of 20 knots and is fully equipped with the latest fishing technology and amenities. With years of experience under his belt, Captain Art can take you out to the ocean or the Gulf, to target hard hitting pelagic species such as marlin, sailfish and wahoo, or different species of grouper, snapper, or even a customized shark fishing expedition.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Fish Key West - The Coolwater II
Captain Damon Santelli
33' SeaVee with lookout tower, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 20% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card
Numerous species of most popular inshore and offshore fishing targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, fishing license and pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing     Dry Tortugas
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling
Jigging     Popping     Fly Fishing     Handline
Fishing Trip Description
Captain Santelli of Fish Key West - The Coolwater II has been fishing the waters off Key West as both a commercial fisherman and a charter fishing boat captain. His years of experience make it possible for you to target marlin, wahoo, sailfish, mahi mahi, king mackerel, grouper, tarpon, snapper, albacore tuna, and more.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Fish Key West - The Coolwater I
Captain Damon Santelli
33' SeaVee, twin 250 hp Yamaha four stroke engine, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 20% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card
Numerous species of most popular inshore and offshore fishing targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing     Dry Tortugas
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling
Jigging     Popping     Fly Fishing     Handline
Fishing Trip Description
Fish Key West - The Coolwater I has a Captain who's years of fishing experienced combined with his fleet of Key West charter fishing boats helps make your Florida Keys fishing vacation a success. Plan on targeting some of the biggest and hardest hitting fish on your Key West charter fishing trip with Captain Santelli's crew.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
6 x 6 Charters and Outfitters
Captain Lindsay Schult
26' twin Mercury engines, Robolo Center Console, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 20% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, Check, Bank Transfer, American Express, PayPal
Numerous species of fish targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing     Reef Fishing     Wreck Fishing     Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling    Spinning
Jigging    Fly Fishing     Drift Fishing     Spearfishing
Fishing Trip Description
6 x 6 Charters and Outfitters powerful charter fishing boat is capable of speeds of 50 knots or more. Fishing licenses are included and the boat is fully equipped for your convenience. Featuring the best in fishing technology is also sports a tower to maximize sightfishing while on Key West charter fishing trips.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Team Nauti Charters
Captain Paulette Barrett & Captain Ben Braun
35' Sea Hunter Center console, 2 300 hp Yamaha engines, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 30% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Mastercard, American Express, PayPal
Numerous species of offshore and nearshore fish targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Offshore Fishing     Reef Fishing     Wreck Fishing     Destinations can exceed 70 miles
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing
Jigging     Kite Fishing     Spearfishing
Fishing Trip Description
Team Nauti Charters has one of the faster boats with a maximum cruising speed of 60 knots. Her speed makes it possible for greater distance fishing trips to get to where the REALLY big fish are. Loaded with amenities, Miss Nauti is also equipped with the latest in fishing technology along with other extras such as electric reels for pulling in the big grouper or swordfish you'll find in the deepest of water.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Grateful Dave Charters
Captain David Moloney
17' Hell's Bay Boatworks skiff, 60 hp Mercury engine, 2 person capacity
Little Torch Key Departure
Payment 25% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, Check, American Express
Numerous species of most popular inshore and backcountry fishing targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup agreed upon reservation
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing     Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Popping     Fly Fishing     Drift Fishing
Fishing Trip Description
Grateful Dave Charters has a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots to get you anywhere you want to go from Key West to Big Pine Key. Whether you're fishing the channels for tarpon, mangroves for snook, or plying the flats for bonefish and permit, whatever style of fishing or destination, Captain Moloney has the experience, the boat and the fishing tackle needed for your Key West fishing trip.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Fish Key West - The Outcast
Captain Damon Santelli
29'charter fishing boat, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 20% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card
Numerous species of most popular inshore and offshore fishing targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, fishing license and pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing     Dry Tortugas
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling
Jigging     Popping     Fly Fishing     Handline
Fishing Trip Description
Fish Key West - The Outcast is 1 of 4 in Captain Santelli's fishing charter fleet. With his years of Florida Keys fishing experience you are able to ply the waters near or offshore fishing Key West for different pelagic species including sailfish, wahoo, king mackerel or more.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Piscivorous Charters Inc
Captain Ryan Muntin
28' Whitewater Center console, refurbished in 2016, 2 175HP Suzuki engines, 4 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 20% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Mastercard, Checks, American Express
Numerous species of offshore and nearshore fish targeted, child friendly, disabled accessible, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing     Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling
Spinning     Jigging    Popping    Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing     Kite Fishing     Bowfishing     Spearfishing
Fishing Trip Description
Piscivorous Charters Inc charter boat has a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots so Captain Muntin can get you to a variety of locales for whatever style and species of fish you're interested in. Highly versatile he can take you Inshore and Nearshore Fishing for shark and tarpon fishing, head out to the deep blue for sailfish, marlin, wahoo, and tuna, or hit the reefs and wrecks for grouper, yellowtail, AJ's and the big goliath groupers. You'll also find that there is almost unlimited fishing techniques you can utilize on your Key West charter fishing trip, whether it's spearfishing, kite fishing, spinning, trolling, jigging, bottom fishing or whatever else is appropriate and interests you.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Capt. Mike Wilbur’s Chaser Key West
Captain Mike Wilbur
18' Montgomery Custom flats boat refurbished in 2015, 115 hp Mercury engine, 2 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 25% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, Check, American Express, PayPal
Targeting popular backcountry flat fish, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Flats Fishing     Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Jigging     Spinning    Fly Fishing
Fishing Trip Description
Capt. Mike Wilbur’s Chaser Key West has a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots. With over 20 years experience and recognized several times as the Best Guide Service in Key West you'll enjoy your Key West fishing trip, Gulf or oceanside for bonefish, tarpon, permit, jack crevalle, and other backcountry fighters. Boat is equipped with essential gear and includes both spin and flycasting equipment.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Andy Griffiths 'FishAndy' Charters
Captain Edmund Griffiths
43' completely refurbished Torres Sportfisher, 800 hp caterpillar engine 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 10% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, Check
Numerous species of fish targeted, child friendly, non-refundable deposit, pickup not included, overnight/multi day trips available
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing     Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing     Flats Fishing     Backcountry Fishing
Dry Tortugas     Marquesas Keys
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling     Spinning     Jigging     Popping     Handline     Spearfishing     Gigging
Fishing Trip Description
Andy Griffiths 'FishAndy' Charters large fishing charter boat is capable of cruising at 16 knots. Unlike many other charters, this Key West fishing company specializes in full day, overnight and multiple day fishing charters. You can also book Florida Keys fishing trips to the Dry Tortugas and the pristine Marquesas Keys.

Fully equipped for your convenience your fishing trip also includes access to snorkeling equipment, spearfishing gear, and the necessary fishing licenses required, at no additional charge.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Animal House Charters - Delta One
Captain Zachary Branum
32' boat, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 20% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card
Numerous species of fish targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup agreed upon reservation, fully customizable fishing trips
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Spearfishing
Fishing Trip Description
Animal House Charters - Delta One, named because they know you love to party and have a good time while catching some of the best and biggest Key West fish! Fitted with light tackle, heavy tackle, spearfishing equipment and necessary licenses, you are able to plan your next Florida Keysfishing trip the way you want it.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Apex Charters FL Key West
Captain Adrien
29' Fountain Center Console boat, twin 225 Mercury engines, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 20% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, Check, American Express, PayPal
Numerous species of fish targeted include marlin, lobster fishing, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing     Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing     Flats Fishing     Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling     Spinning     Jigging     Popping     Drift Fishing     Spearfishing
Fishing Trip Description
The captains and crew of Apex Charters FL Key West are all USCG certified CPR/AED/FirstAid. The boat is equipped with all the latest technology as well as essential fishing tackle, gear and fishing license, to make your Key West fishing trip truly memorable.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Boneafide Fishing & Nature Charters
Captain Jason Gabriel
24' center console Pathfinder recently refurbished in 2015, 250 hp Mercury engine, 6 person capacity
Big Pine Key Departure
Payment 10% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, Check, Bank Transfer, American Express, PayPal
Numerous species of fish targeted, child friendly, free cancellation
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing     Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing     Flats Fishing     Backcountry Fishing    Snorkeling
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle    Bottom Fishing     Trolling     Spinning     Jigging    Popping     Fly Fishing    Lessons fly fishing     Drift Fishing     Kite Fishing     Bow Fishing     Handline    Spearfishing
Fishing Trip Description
Boneafide Fishing & Nature Charters have a maximum cruising speed of 51 knots. Full equipped, they specialize in a broad range of fishing techniques, and fishing areas, including fishing the channels for tarpon at the Bahia Honda Bridge. Licenses, fishing gear, including spearfishing, flyfishing and snorkelng equipment are provided along with ice and drinking water.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
C Hawk Charters
Captain Mike Cyr
17' 2007 Maverick HPX Mirage, 90 hp Yamaha 4 stroke engine, 2 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 30% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, Check, American Express, PayPal
Key West and Lower Keys fishing trips, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Flats Fishing     Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Jigging     Popping    Fly Fishing
Fishing Trip Description
C Hawk Charters has a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots, capable of getting you out to the backcountry where you can target permit, bonefish, tarpon, shark, barracuda, snook, and many other hard hitting fighters. Flyfishing and spin casting gear, tackle, and licenses are provided



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Captain Conch Charters
Captain Andy
40' Key West offshore sportfishing boat refurbished 2015, 325 hp caterpillar engine, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 30% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, American Express
Numerous species of fish targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing     Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing     Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling
Spinning     Jigging     Kite Fishing
Fishing Trip Description
Captain Conch Charters powerful sportfishing boat is capable of cruising at 15 knots. Highly experienced and versatile, the crew man a boat equipped for comfort and loaded with fishing tackle, gear and necessary licenses. The goal of the crew is to help you have as much fun as possible, while aiding you in catching as many fish as they can direct you to. They also offer private and group fishing trips for your convenience.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Captain Hook Fishing Charters
Captain Brown
38' 1988 crusader used for offshore sportfishing, 370 hp yanmar engine, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 25% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, American Express
Numerous species of deep water fish targeted, child friendly, non-refundable, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing     Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing
Trolling     Spinning     Drift Fishing     Handline
Fishing Trip Description
Captain Hook Fishing Charters have been cruising the deep blue since the 1980's. With years of experience under their belt, they know where the fish are, and how to help you catch them. They provide the essentials including license and also are able to accommodate 1/2, 3/4 or full day Key West fishing trips.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Change Of Pace Charters
Captain Michael Henderlite
33'fishing boat, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 25% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, Check, PayPal
Numerous species of fish targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup agreed upon reservation
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Jigging     Spearfishing
Fishing Trip Description
Change Of Pace Charters will take you on a customized charter, a sunset cruise, spearfishing, or on a Florida Keys snorkeling adventure.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Charter Boat Ramerezi
Captain Steve Magee
34' custom sport fisherman boat, 350 hp Caterpillar engine, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 10% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, American Express
Numerous species of deep sea and reef fish targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Offshore Fishing     Reef Fishing     Wreck Fishing    
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling     Jigging     Kite Fishing
Fishing Trip Description
Charter Boat Ramerezi, operated by a retired air force veteran has fished Key West waters for over 40 years. Able to take you out to where the action is, you'll also find the boat to be load with comfortable amenities and the all important 'fighting chair' for fishing trips that battle marlin and sailfish. Fishing tackle and equipment, licenses and other necessities are included on your Key West fishing vacation.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Coral Head Adventures- Hook-Her
Captain Terry Wayne
27' Glacier Bay Catamaran, twin 150 hp 2015 Mercury engines, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 25% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, American Express, PayPal
Numerous species of deep sea and reef fish targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing     Wreck Fishing     Snorkeling     Sunset Cruises
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling     Spinning     Jigging     Drift Fishing     Kite Fishing     Spearfishing     Gigging
Fishing Trip Description
Coral Head Adventures- Hook-Her, has a cruising speed of 26 knots. Fully equipped with all the important amenities including all sizes of snorkeling equipment, your fishing trip also includes sodas, water and light snacks for your convenience.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Cowboy Charters - Cowgirl
Captain Mark Baumgarten
45' Hatteras offshore sport fishing, refurbished in 2016, 2 1100 hp Detroit diesel engines, 6 person
Key West Departure
Numerous species of deep sea and reef fish targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing     Reef Fishing     Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling     Kite Fishing
Fishing Trip Description
Cowboy Charters - Cowgirl, has a cruising speed of 23 knots. Fully equipped, Key West fishing charters aboard the Cowgirl put an emphasis on catching deep sea hard hitters such as marlin, sailfish, and wahoo. You can also deep bottom fish for grouper and other bottom dwellers found along the reef edges or hidden deep inside wrecks.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Feel Like A Local
Captain Coop Gameson
19' center console McKee Craft, 150 hp Evinrude engine, 2 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 25% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, PayPal
1/2 day and full day trips, Child friendly, free cancellation, pickup agreed upon reservation
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing    Nearshore Fishing    Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing    Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Drift Fishing     Bow Fishing    Spearfishing
Fishing Trip Description
Feel Like A Local fishing boat has a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots. Knowing the best fishing spots, Captain Coop will take you backcountry fishing so you can reel in anything from grouper to snapper to hogfish.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Fin A Key Fishing Charters
Captain Jim Loftus
22' Panga 22 LX center console, 115 hp Evinrude engine, 2 person
Ramrod Key Departure
Payment 20% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, American Express, PayPal
Child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Reef Fishing    
Wreck Fishing     Flats Fishing     Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling
Spinning     Jigging     Fly Fishing     Drift Fishing
Fishing Trip Description
As a full time guide, Captain Loftus of Fin A Key Fishing Charters knows the backcountry waters and how to catch the fish you're wanting to target. His boat has a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots so he can get you where you want to go fast. Whether you're in the calm waters of the backcountry fishing for bonefish and permit, or are planning on reeling in your share of mahi mahi, he has the fishing skill and the boat needed to make your fishing trip the best. Captain Loftus also provides the essential fishing license, tackle and gear, except for fly fishing equipment.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Fish Finder Adventures
Captain Mark Sampson
17', Maverick flats boat, 90 hp Yamaha engine, 2 person capacity
Cudjoe Key Departure
Payment 10% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, American Express, PayPal
Numerous species of most popular backcountry fish targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup agreed upon reservation
Fishing Trip Destinations
Flats Fishing - backcountry and ocean side
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Spinning
Jigging     Popping     Fly Fishing
Fishing Trip Description
Fish Finder Adventures flats fishing boat has a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots to get you to the hottest Florida Keys fishing spots. This quiet flat bottom skiff style boat makes sightfishing while spin casting or flyfishing even more successful. Captain Sampson can easily help spot permit, bonefish, barracuda, jack crevalle or any other wily fighter you're after.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Fish Sean Charters
Captain Sean Williams
30' 2014 Seavee, twin 175 hp Suzuki 4-stroke engines, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 30% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, American Express
Numerous species of most popular inshore and offshore fishing targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup included in price
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing
Snorkeling Trips,    Sunset Cruises,     Eco Tours
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Jigging
Popping     Fly Fishing     Handline     Spearfishing
Fishing Trip Description
Fish Sean Charters Captain Williams is a born and raised Key Wester, as well as a professional guide for more than 10 years. His fishing charter trips include all the necessary essentials as well numerous amenities, including blue tooth capability, drinks, cleaning and fileting your catch. Not only does Captain Sean provide quality Key West charter fishing trips, he is able to accommodate other interests that range from having a private lunch on a remote sandbar, enjoying sunset cruises and eco tours, or snorkeling the pristine waters off Key West.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Fishy Business Charters
Captain Eric Evans
31' Yellowfin center console, 2 400 hp Yamaha inline 4 strokes engines, 4 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 10% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, American Express
Numerous species of most popular inshore and offshore fishing targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup agreed upon reservation
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing     Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing     Flats Fishing     Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Jigging
Popping     Fly Fishing     Handline     Spearfishing
Fishing Trip Description
Fishy Business Charters with it's powerful engines has a maximum cruise speed of 42 knots. Captain Evans and his 'can do' attitude offers trips ranging from 3 hours to 10 hours or more. His goal is to make your fishing trip as successful and pleasurable as possible. Whether you're wanting to fish near shore for tarpon, or head out to the deep blue for swordfish, he and his comfortable boat can make your fishing trip a true adventure.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Flats Hunter Charters
Captain Brandon Hunter
17' Dolphin Super Skiff flats boat, 70 hp Yamaha 4-stroke engine, 2 person capacity
Big Pine Key Departure
Payment 25% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Check, PayPal
Numerous species of most popular inshore and backcountry fishing targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup agreed upon reservation
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing     Flats Fishing     Backcountry Fishing     Night Trips
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Spinning     Fly Fishing     Spearfishing
Fishing Trip Description
Flats Hunter Charters make it possible for you to easily fish the flats and backcountry for wary opponents such as permit, cobia and bonefish. You can also plan trips ocean side to nearby reefs where fish like snapper and grouper congregate, or head out night fishing for tarpon and snook. No matter what your idea of a fun fishing trip is, Captain Hunter works to ensure it's a memorable fishing expedition for you.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
FUNYET Charters - 18’ KnotYet
Captain John Sahagian
18' Action Craft refurbished in 2015, 150 hp Mercury engine, 2 person capacity plus 1 child
Little Torch Key Departure
Payment 10% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card
Numerous species of most popular inshore and backcountry fishing targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup included in price
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Flats Fishing     Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Spinning
Fishing Trip Description
FUNYET Charters - 18’ KnotYet has a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots making it possible for you to spend more time fishing and less time getting to where the fishing are hitting hard. Plan on spending your fishing trip sightfishing for some of the wiliest of Florida Keys fish as you ply the shallow waters of the flats and backcountry in search of different species of shark, barracuda, permit, bonefish, ladyfish and cobia.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
FUNYET Charters - 30’ Funyet
Captain John Sahagian
30' custom boat, refurbished in 2006, 2 150 hp Evinrude E-Tec engines, 6 person capacity
Little Torch Key Departure
Payment 10% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card
Numerous species of most popular offshore and backcountry fishing targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup included in price
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing    Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing    Wreck Fishing    Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling     Jigging     Drift Fishing
Fishing Trip Description
FUNYET Charters - 30’ Funyet with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots can get you out to the deep sea fishing action quicker so more time is spent fishing for a broad spectrum of pelagic species. With over 32 years of professional fishing experience, Captain Sahagian knows where to find Key West fish, and how to best reel them in.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Good Times Key West
Captain Justin Ferrell
21' Classic Wellcraft center console, refurbished in 2014, single 200 hp Yamaha OX66 saltwater series II engine, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 10% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, American Express
Numerous species of most popular offshore and backcountry fishing targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup agreed upon reservation
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing     Flats Fishing     Backcountry Fishing     Lobster Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling     Spinning     Jigging     Drift Fishing
Fishing Trip Description
Good Times Key West has a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots. Family oriented, Captain Ferrell is able to customize a Key West fishing charter or boating trip that suits your needs. Whether you want to enjoy a sunset cruise, visit the tiny islands dotted with beaches, or plan a snorkeling trip, he can coordinate your Key West charter to fit your plans.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Grey Ghost Charters
Captain Jared Cyr
18' Beavertail Air flats boat, 115 hp Mercury engine, 2 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 30% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, Check, American Express
Numerous species of most popular flats and backcountry fishing targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Flats Fishing     Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Spinning     Popping     Fly Fishing
Fishing Trip Description
Capatin Cyr of Grey Ghost Charters is a 4th generation Key Wester. His flats boat has a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots so he can quickly ply the shallow waters you'll be fishing on your Key West vacation. Not only is he well equipped, he's extremely knowledgable and a highly qualified fly fishing guide, so no matter what type of fishing you're interested in, or what type of fish you are most excited about catching, his experience will add to the level of your success.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
High Stakes Charters
Captain Jason Jonas
53' Striker Sportfisher, twin Detroit 871 twin turbo diesel, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure out of Oceanside Marina
Payment 10% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card
Numerous species of pelagic species targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Nearshore Fishing     Offshore Fishing     Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling
Jigging     Drift Fishing     Kite Fishing
Fishing Trip Description
High Stakes Charters fishing boat is fully equipped with modern fishing technology along with numerous comforts such as private bathrooms, full galley, air conditioning, comfortable seating, two separate sleeping quarters, and a fighting chair for the hardest hitters. With years of experience fishing the waters off Key West as well as the Bahamas and Central America, you'll find this crew knows where to find the fiercest fighters plus they have the knowledge and equipment to reel them in.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Key West Backwater Fishing
Captain Sean Okeefe
17'Action Craft flats boat, 115 hp Mercury engine, 2 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 25% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Check
Numerous species of most popular flats and backcountry fishing targeted, child friendly, deposit non-refundable, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Flats Fishing     Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Fly Fishing     Spinning
Fishing Trip Description
Key West Backwater Fishing has a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots which means Captain Sean is able to quickly get you fishing the flats and backcountry for tarpon, permit, bonefish, permit, pompano, and mangrove snapper. With over 25 years as an experienced flats and backcountry fishing guide, Captain Okeefe will educate and show you the best ways to catch Florida Keys fish.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Kingfisher Backcountry Charters
Captain Robert Horachek
17' Action Craft, 115 hp Yamaha 115 fourstroke engine, 3 person capacity
Big Pine Key Departure
Payment 25% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash
Numerous species of flats and backcountry fish targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup agreed upon reservation
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing     Flats Fishing     Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Fly Fishing
Fishing Trip Description
Kingfisher Backcountry Charters with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots easily maneuvers the shallow calm waters of the backcountry. With over 2 decades of fishing offshore, Captain Horachek has found that sightfishing for the wily fish of the flats and backcountry is even more exhilarating. Specializing in the fish that are hardest to catch, you'll agree with Captain Robert after fly fishing for species like permit, tarpon and bonefish.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Laid Back Key West Charters
Captain Eric Grandcourt
27' World Catamaran, 2 300 hp Mercury engines, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 20% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card.
Customized private charters, and daily excursions, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup included in price
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Spearfishing
Fishing Trip Description
Laid Back Key West Charters name says it all. Created with the purpose of providing custom fishing or pleasure trips, Captain Eric can take you spearfishing, island hopping, sunset watching, snorkeling, Florida Keys diving, or a combination of anything you'd like.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Lower Keys Shark Fishing
Captain Kyle O'hearn
17' Action Craft, 115 hp Yamaha 115 fourstroke engine, 3 person capacity
Summerland Key Departure
Payment 25% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, Check, American Express
Numerous species of flats and backcountry fish targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup included in price
Fishing Trip Destinations
Flats Fishing     Backcountry Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Fishing Trip Description
Whether you're an accomplished fisherman or a fishing novice, Lower Keys Shark Fishing takes you on more than just a fishing trip. With Captain O'hearn you'll have a chance to learn about the art of fishing, from knot tieing to which types of bait to use and why.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Magic Charters Of Key West
Captain John Potter
41' Hatteras, 2 1150 hp Detroit engines, 6 person capacity
Key West Departure
Payment 10% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, American Express
Numerous species of pelagic fish targeted, child friendly, wheelchair accessible, free cancellation, pickup agreed upon reservation
Fishing Trip Destinations
Offshore Fishing     Reef Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Heavy Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling
Fishing Trip Description
Magic Charters Of Key West charter fishing boat has a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots to get you out to the deep blue where you can fish for amberjack, marlin, wahoo, bluefin, mahi mahi and other hard hitting brutes. Loaded with the latest in fishing technology, this beautiful boat is also fitted with numerous amenities to make your fishing adventure as comfortable as possible. Captain Potter will also create whatever type of fishing expedition you're most interested in, whether it's shark fishing or you're curious about testing your stamina against the mighty marlin.



FISHING CHARTER COMPANY
Native Guidance
Captain Larry White
25' Mako center console, refurbished in 2016, 300 hp Yamaha engine, 4 person capacity
Hurricane Hole Marina, Key West Departure
Payment 15% deposit to guarantee reservation, balance day of trip via Cash, Visa, Master Card, American Express
Numerous species of pelagic fish targeted, child friendly, free cancellation, pickup not included
Fishing Trip Destinations
Inshore Fishing     Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing     Reef Fishing     Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle     Bottom Fishing     Trolling
Fishing Trip Description
Native Guidance with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots specializes in maximizing your fishing fun by using light tackle when targeting the aggressive reef and deep sea fighters such as sailfish, mahi mahi, grouper, permit, cobia and yellowtail. Captain White's ability to be flexible and offer both offshore and reef fishing or even sighseeing cruises to see the area will make your charter boat excursion well worthwhile.



To make planning your Key West fishing vacation AFFORDABLE AND EASY, you'll want to check out the information on these Florida Keys fishing charter companies.

They go the extra mile to help ensure your fishing vacation is safe, fun and profitable!




Key West charter fishing trips can be half day, 3/4 day or full day excursions.

Whether you choose to test your patience and fly casting skills against the wily bonefish, Key West flats fishing or match your strength and endurance against the brutal force of a grouper, AJ or marlin, your Key West fishing vacation will be extraordinary.





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