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    Charter and Party Fishing Boats:

    ACTION Sportfishing – Captain Ron Mallet offers Light Tackle, Inshore & Offshore charters in the Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Pompano and Palm Beach areas for up to four passengers aboard his 25-foot Robalo center console – Fort Lauderdale, FL

    ALL-INCLUSIVE SportFishing – South Florida and Bahamas Fishing Charters.  We do everything to make sure that your trip is successful and enjoyable.  From our fine crew members, delicious food, and superior equipment, to the upkeep and cleanliness of the boat, the details are handled by us.  The 42' Ocean Yachts Sportfisherman “Two Coasts” is skippered by Captains Kenny Schneeman, Sean Norden and Anthony Bizarte – Fort Lauderdale, FL

    ANDY GRIFFITHS Charters – Offers 2-day and 3-day fishing charters for up to six passengers from Key West to the Dry Tortugas or the Marquesas Keys.   The fleet includes four identical 43-foot boats with a shaded fishing area, full galley, fresh water shower and bunks.   Special 10-hour and 32-hour overnight Keys fishing trips are also available – Key West, FL

    BARHOPP'R – Sanibel Island, Captiva Island and Pine Island charter fishing for up to three anglers aboard Captain Butch Rickey's 17-foot Talon F-16 flats boat.   6-hour and 8-hour trips for Snook, Redfish, Tarpon and Sea Trout are available – Fort Myers, FL

    BLACK DOG Fishing Charters – Southeast Florida driftboat fishing.  Two half-day trips daily aboard the custom 42' Wesmac BLACK DOG – Jupiter Seasport Marina, Jupiter, FL

    BLACKWATER Charters with Capt. Scott Hughes – Trophy snook and tarpon fishing in Southwest Florida – 21' Maverick Master Angler – Caxambas Pass Marina, Marco Island, FL

    BLUE HERON Fleet – Two half-day ocean drift fishing trips daily.   The fleet sails year-round and includes the 101-foot BLUE HERON 101, the 88-foot MISS BLUE HERON and the 72-foot BLUE HERON II.   Fare includes rod, reel, bait and tackle – Two locations to serve you at Riviera, FL and Jupiter, FL

    BOCA Sportfishing – Gulf of Mexico charter fishing trips for up to six passengers with Captains Tom Biberstine and Ted Bolczak aboard the BOCA I, a 40' Dorado Marine custom sportfisher.   Charter packages include 6-hour, 8-hour, 10-hour, 12-hour and custom trips – Tierra Verde Resort Marina, Tierra Verde, FL

    CAPT. DAVE SIPLER'S Sportfishing – Light tackle fishing for up to three anglers in the famed St. Johns River and inlet for trophy sized Redfish, Tarpon, Shark and Speckled Trout.  (We specialize in float rig fishing for Speckled Trout) – Jacksonville, FL

    CAPTAIN COREY MAC Charters – Fifth generation fishing guide, Captain Corey McMillin offers Everglades and 10,000 Islands charter fishing trips.   Half day and full day backwater, nearshore and offshore trips are available for up to three anglers aboard his 21-foot Hewes Redfisher – Chokoloskee, FL

    CAPTAIN DEXTER SIMMONS Fly Fishing Paradise – Saltwater fly fishing and light tackle flats fishing for up to two anglers.  Half-day, 3/4-day and full day charters available – Key West and Lower Keys marinas, Key West, FL

    CAPTAIN J.R. – Florida Keys charter fishing for up to six passengers aboard Captain John Rudzin's 34-foot Hatteras sportfisherman – Holiday Isle Marina, Islamorada, FL

    CAPTAIN ANDERSON'S Marina – Offers deep sea fishing on five bottom fishing head boats, and sport-fishing or trolling on 25 private charter boats.   Their head boat fleet includes the CAPT. ANDERSON, FLORIDA QUEEN, GEMINI QUEEN, STAR QUEEN and the 90-foot Gulf Craft NORTH STAR EXPRESS.   5-hour half-day trips, 6-hour trips, 10-hour trips and 12-hour trips are available from March through October and during Christmas week – Panama City, FL

    CAPT. LEW – Captain Lew Augusta has a new boat, the MISS JOAN, a 38-foot custom Topaz fishing machine.   Captain Lew offers both open boat and charters and limits all trips to 6 persons – Cracker Boy Boatworks, Fort Pierce, FL

    CAPT. MICHAEL – Reef and Wreck open boat fishing trips aboard the 65-foot CAPT. ROBBIE.   Two half-day trips and a half-night trip are offered every day – Robbie's of Islamorada Marina, Islamorada, FL

    CAPTAIN NED SMALL – Back country light tackle and fly fishing in Everglades National Park with Captain Ned Small.   Five-hour and eight-hour charter trips for up to two anglers are available – Everglades City, FL

    CAPT. RICK KILLGORE'S Fishing Charters –  Florida Keys Tarpon fishing, flats fishing and offshore fishing.   Tarpon fishing is Captain Killgore's specialty aboard his custom 23-foot SeaCraft open fisherman.   Six anglers max for Tarpon and offshore fishing; three anglers max for flats fishing – Islamorada, FL

    CAPTAIN WOODY GORE – Tampa flats fishing for 1 or 2 anglers aboard Captain Woody's 24 foot Action Craft Coastal Bay shallow draft open fishing boat.  Capt. Woody offers 50+ years of experience and knowledge and fishes the flats, bays, lakes and river areas for Tarpon, Snook, Redfish, Cobia – Tampa, FL

    CATCH EM' ALL Sportfishing – Florida Keys charter fishing in the Marathon and Islamorada area.   Captain Jeff Shelar offers -day, -day and full day inshore, offshore and bay trips for up to six anglers aboard his 28-foot Limited Bluewater Edition Parker center console.   Special morning and evening Tarpon trips are available too – Marathon, FL

    CHA CHING Charters – Captain Bill Lutch and mate Laura Lutch offer -day, -day, full day and nighttime charter fishing trips for up to five passengers.  The CHA CHING fishes the Palm Beaches, the Bahamas, the Florida Keys and San Salvador and specializes in tailoring trips to your requirements and target species.  The CHA CHING is a customized, triple-engine 36' Contender center console – Singer Island, FL

    CHULAMAR and KATELYN – Captain Bubba Thorsen offers 6-hour and 8-hour walk-on fishing trips and private charters aboard the 72-foot CHULAMAR and the 26-foot KATELYN.   The KATELYN is also available for dive charters – Pensacola Beach, FL

    CONCHED OUT Sportfishing – Captain Ryan McBride offers offshore fishing charters in the Pompano Beach / Fort Lauderdale area.   His specialties include 4, 6 and 8-hour Live Bait, Kite Fishing and Jigging trips.   Up to six passengers can be accommodated aboard his 35-foot Seahunter center console fishing machine.   Captain Ryan also offers Family Fun fishing trips designed for younger children, Bahamas trips and Tournament charters – Pompano Beach, FL

    CORTEZ KAT Charters – Open boat fishing trips on the Gulf of Mexico.   Captain Gary Zink offers four hour trips every Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday, and six hour trips every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday aboard his 40-foot Willard Marine party boat, the CAPTAIN JACK – Cortez Fishing Center, Bradenton, FL

    CRITTER Fleet – Full day and half-day open boat fishing trips aboard the all-aluminum, Gulf Craft-built 85-foot Super Critter and the 90-foot Super Critter II – Ponce Inlet (Daytona Beach), FL

    DESTIN PRINCESS and DESTINY – Offering daily open-boat and private fishing trips year round.   4, 5, 6, 8 and 10-hour open boat trips are available.   The DESTIN PRINCESS is a 65-foot K T Boatworks fiberglass catamaran that accommodates up to 42 passengers, and the DESTINY is a 72-foot G & S Boats fiberglass sport fish that accommodates up to 56 passengers – Destin, FL

    DOLPHIN Deep Sea Fishing – Family owned and operated since 1947, they specialize in fishing reefs, wrecks and the hard bottom found in the Gulf of Mexico.   Their flagship, the TWO GEORGES is an 85-foot Gulf Craft aluminum party boat.   Daily Trips are offered from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM and extended offshore fishing trips are also available – Sponge Docks, Tarpon Springs, FL

    DONNA'S DIAMOND – Boca Grande fishing charters aboard Captain Greg Penix's 23-foot Dorado center console.  Specialties include light tackle fishing for Snook, Tarpon, Sea Trout, Pompano and Cobia – Elreds Marina, Placida, FL

    DOUBLE D Charters – Charter Fishing in South Florida with Capt. Dean Panos aboard his 34' SeaVee open fisherman – Pembroke Pines, FL

    DOUBLE THREAT Fishing Charters – Miami area inshore and offshore fishing charters with Captain Nick Gonzalez.   Day and night offshore trips are offered along with day and night inshore and flats fishing trips.   Fishing charters in Flamingo and the Florida Keys are also available.   Since they operate more than one boat, Double Threat offers several locations for pickup – Miami, FL

    EVERGLADES-FISHING.com – Florida Tarpon and Snook fishing charters on light and fly fishing tackle in southwest Florida.  Charter fishing trips for up to three anglers aboard Capt. Mark Block's Dolphin Renegade flats skiff.  Enjoy the unspoiled waters of Southwest Florida including Naples, Marco Island, Everglades City, Chokoloskee, and Flamingo.

    FIGHTING LADY Sportfishing – Full day and half-day sportfishing charters for up to 6 passengers aboard Captain Kip Edwards' 44-foot custom built Andy Mortensen sportfisherman.   Available for tournaments throughout the area, as well as extended days Bahamas trips and night swordfishing trips – Sailfish Marina & Resort, Palm Beach Shores, FL (Singer Island)

    FISH BOX Charters – Full day and half-day day offshore fishing charters aboard Captain Lee Meyers' 32-foot Stuart Angler Tournament Edition fishing craft – Port Canaveral, FL

    FISH SKINNER Charters – Fort Myers, Sanibel Island and Fort Myers Beach light tackle flats and back bay fishing charters for Snook, Redfish, Trout, Tarpon and Shark.   Captain Wes Skinner offers half-day, -day and full day trips for up to six passengers along with specialty trips for Snook, Tarpon and Shark.  Their shelling charters and backcountry Eco tours are great for families – Fort Myers, FL

    FISHING HEADQUARTERS – Fort Lauderdale party boat fishing and sportfishing charters for dolphin, tuna, sailfish, wahoo, sharks and more.   Captain Andy Roydhouse offers two 4-hour fishing trips every day and a 4-hour trip every night aboard the CATCH MY DRIFT, an 85-foot, all-aluminum Gulf Craft party fishing boat with air conditioning and full galley.   Also offered are special six hour Saturday night anchor fishing trips – Ft Lauderdale, FL

    FLY FISHING the 10,000 ISLANDS – Saltwater fly fishing charters with Captain Bill Baldus.   Half day and full day trips are available for up to two persons aboard Captain Baldus' 17-foot Maverick flats boat.   They fish from Rookery Bay to the northern part of the Keys and are permitted for fishing in Everglades National Park waters – Port of the Islands Marina, Naples, FL

    FLAMINGO – Deep sea drift fishing aboard Captain Allen Moudy's 65-foot Lydia Yachts party boat.  Three trips daily: 8 AM to 12 noon, 1 PM to 5 PM and 7 PM to 11 PM – Bahia Mar Yacht Center, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    FLORIDA FLATS Fishing Charters – Captain David Graham offers fishing guide and charter services from Tarpon Springs, Clearwater and Tampa Bay down to Englewood, Charlotte Harbor and Boca Grande.  His specialties include light tackle flats and inshore fishing for Snook, Tarpon, Redfish, Trout, Cobia, Grouper, Spanish and King Mackerel.  4-hour, 6-hour and 8-hour charters for up to three anglers are available aboard his custom built 24x8 ft fishing craft – Tarpon Springs, FL

    FLORIDA SPORTFISHING Charters – Aboard the REEL ACTION with Captain Rob Darmanin.   Offshore charters for Sailfish, Dolphin, Kingfish, Wahoo, Grouper, Snapper and Amberjack.   Inshore charters for Tarpon, Snook, Jacks and Spanish Mackerell.   The REEL ACTION is a 25-foot Robalo and can accommodate up to three anglers – Fort Lauderdale, FL

    FLYING FISH Fleet – Open boat fishing in the Gulf of Mexico.   Boats in the fleet include the 85-foot FLYING FISH, the 75-foot FLYING FISH II and the 41-foot BIG CATCH.  Half day, 3/4 day and full day trips are available – Marina Jack, Sarasota, FL

    FREE SPOOL Sportfishing Charters, Inc. – Light tackle sportfishing trips for up to four passengers with Captain Dennis Forgione.   Specializes in a variety of ultra-light to light tackle and fly fishing.   Custom built Performance Plus Marine 32-foot inboard fishing craft – Haulover Marina, North Miami Beach, FL

    GO FISH JAX – Light tackle inshore and backwater fishing charters in the Jacksonville area with Captain James Howard.   Specialize in light tackle fishing with live and artificial baits.   Fly Fishing trips and eco-tours also available – Jacksonville, FL

    GON' CATCHIN' Fishing Charters – Miami and Florida Keys fishing with Captain Ralph Pineiro aboard his tournament rigged 25-foot Avanti open fisherman – Homestead, FL

    GULFSTAR Fishing – Fishing trips for Grouper and Snapper at the Florida Middle Grounds year round.   They specialize in multi-day limited passenger deep drop offshore trips for Grouper, Snapper, Tuna, and Swordfish.   Half-day and 12-hour trips and private charters are also available.   The GULFSTAR is a custom diesel-powered Navigator Boats fishing craft that is fully air conditioned and equipped with a full galley – Viking Dock, Tarpon Springs, FL

    GULFSTREAM IV – Open boat fishing trips with Captain Jamie Snediker and her crew from 10 AM to 4 PM every day year-round for bottom fish such as Grouper, Snapper, Porgies, Jacks and other delicious table fare.   Night fishing trips from 7 PM to 12:30 AM are available from late-May through August.   The GULFSTREAM IV is a 60-foot custom DMR Yachts fishing boat – Charter Boat Row at Key West City Marina, Key West, FL

    HAMMOND FISHING Charters – Inshore, backwater and river fishing charters for up to six passengers aboard Captain Jim Hammond's 27-foot open skiff.   Captain Jim can also arrange inshore and offshore charter fishing trips in the Jacksonville area for both large and small groups – Jacksonville, FL

    HUBBARD'S Marina – Offers half-day, full-day, 12-hour, overnight and specialty deep sea sportfishing trips.  The Hubbard fleet includes the 72-foot catamaran FLORIDA FISHERMAN II, the 40-foot Morgan sportfish HUB, and the 75-foot FRIENDLY FISHERMAN – Madeira Beach, FL

    ISLAND Charters – Light tackle fishing charters with Captain Bill Welder.  Backcountry, inshore and offshore fishing in the Lower Keys from Key West and the Marquesas Keys to the Seven Mile bridge – KOA, Sugarloaf Key, FL

    ISLAND STAR Fishing – Open boat fishing in the Florida Keys with Captains Steve Stone and Scott Felegy.   Three 4-hour trips sail every day at 9 AM, 2 PM and 7 PM.   The ISLAND STAR is a 70-foot fiberglass DMR Yachts party fishing boat – Holiday Isle Marina, Islamorada, FL

    JUBILEE Fishing – Open boat fishing trips aboard the JUBILEE, an air-conditioned 75-foot Aqua Bay Marine fiberglass party boat, and the TREASURE ISLAND, a 60-foot DMR yachts party boat.   Two half-day trips are available every day.   6-hour and 88-hour trips are also offered – Panama City Beach, FL

    KELLY Fleet – Half-day, full-day and nighttime open boat fishing.  All trips include bait, tackle, and license – Haulover Park Marina, Miami, FL

    KEY LIMEY Charter Fishing – Experience the thrill of ocean fishing and flats fishing at its best in Key West, Florida.  Come fishing with me, Captain Tony Murphy, and live the challenge that few anglers ever get enough of – Key West FL

    LADY CHRIS – Open boat deep sea fishing trips on the waters around Ft. Pierce, Florida aboard Captains Cole and Zach Hazellief's 65-foot LADY CHRIS.   The family-owned and operated MISS CHRIS offers ample space and seating for 47 anglers, and offers both full-day and half-day trips 7 days a week, 365 days a year weather permitting.   Rods, reels, tackle and bait are provided.   Private charter trips are also available – Taylor Creek Marina, Ft. Pierce, FL

    LADY MITCHELL Charters – Half-day, 3/4-day and full day deep sea sportfishing and reef fishing charters for up to six passengers.  Family owned and operated 48-foot sportfishing boat – Haulover Beach Park Marina, Miami Beach, FL

    LADY PAMELA II – South Florida and Bahamas deep sea sportfishing trips for up to six anglers aboard Captain David Ide's tournament ready, custom built 41-foot Hatteras – Fort Lauderdale Beach, FL

    LADY STUART – Deep sea open boat fishing on Florida's Treasure Coast with Captain Bill Addeo.  Two half-day trips Mondays through Thursdays and a full-day trip on Fridays.  Night trips during summer months.  Fare includes rod, reel, bait, tackle and fishing license – Sea Turtle Marina, Jensen Beach, FL

    MAD SNOOKER – Night Snook fishing in Tampa Bay / Boca Grande aboard Captain Dave Pomerleau's 24-foot Kencraft Bay Rider skiff with a capacity for 3 anglers – St. Petersburg, FL

    MAGIC FINGERS – Full day and half-day South Florida fishing charters for up to four anglers aboard Captain Mark Houghtaling's 31-foot Contender open fisherman – Miami, FL

    MAJESTY Fishing Charters – Jacksonville deep sea fishing trips with Captain Scott Reynolds, the same Captain and owner as the King Neptune.    8-hour full-day fishing trips are offered daily and include fishing license, rod, reel, bait and tackle.   The MAJESTY is a 70-foot Chesapeake Boats fishing boat with air-conditioned cabin.   Private charters for up to 45 passengers are also available – Monty's Marina, Mayport, FL

    MAKO EXPRESS – Contact Captain Zac Grossman for your Florida deep sea and flats fishing charters.  Captain Zac's charter service will place you with the best captains around – Parkland, FL

    MARATHON LADY – This Florida Keys party boat has been taking people out on fishing adventures since 1958.    The MARATHON LADY is an all-aluminum Breaux Brothers 73-foot party boat that offers two half-day reef fishing trips every day.   Night fishing trips are offered during the summer months – Mile Marker 53, Marathon, FL

    MARK THE SHARK – Captain Mark specializes in fish of epic proportions and monster sharks are the top billing for this 30-year veteran.   Half-day, full-day and nighttime big game fishing trips are available for up to six passengers aboard the STRIKER-1, a custom 50-foot AMF Hatteras Sport Fisherman.   The STRIKER-1 features a Lee's fighting chair that lifts you 'over the rail' for an up close and personal experience – Ace Monster Fishing, Biscayne Bay Marriott Marina, Miami, FL

    MARLIN MY DARLIN Sportfishing – Fort Lauderdale deep sea fishing charters with Captain Rick Brady.   4, 6 and 8-hour offshore trips are available for up to six passengers aboard his 46-foot Hatteras Sportfisher.   Night Swordfishing trips are also available.   Children and family groups are always welcome – Bahia Mar, Fort Lauderdale, FL

    MAYPORT PRINCESS – Open party boat ocean bottom fishing with Captain George Strate.   Daily open boat trips leave every day from 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM.   Full day, half-day, 3/4-day and extended 12-hour day private charters are also available – Monty's Marina, Atlantic Beach, FL

    MEAN GREEN Fishing Charters – Offshore, Deep Sea and Light Tackle charters aboard Capt. Jake Perry's 28' custom White Water center console – Murray's Marina, Stock Island (Key West), FL

    MISS BRITT Charters – South Florida fishing charters for up to five passengers with Captain Ray Rosher.  Deep sea charter fishing for sailfish, swordfish, dolphin and kingfish – Miami, FL

    MISS INCLINED – Light Tackle and Flyfishing Charters for up to 2 anglers aboard Captain Lindsay Harper's 17' Maverick flats boat – Key West, FL

    MISS ISLAMORADA – Daily party boat fishing trips from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.   Private charter trips for up to 45 passengers are available – Bud N' Mary's Sportfishing Marina, Islamorada, FL

    MISS MARY – Florida Panhandle sportfishing in St. Joseph's Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.  37' sportfisherman for up to 6 anglers – Mexico Beach, FL

    MISS VIRGINIA Deep Sea Fishing – Gulf of Mexico fishing trips with Captain Jesse Zuban.   8-hour full-day open boat trips are offered along with 8, 10 and 12-hour private charter trips for up to 40 passengers – Port Richey, FL

    MOSQUITO COAST Fishing Charters – Near Shore & Inshore Flats Fishing and Camping Charters with Captain Tom Van Horn on Florida's Indian River Lagoon – Chuluota, FL

    NAPLES Fishing Charters – Light tackle fishing and fly fishing at Naples, Florida and surrounding waters.   Captain Pete Root offers 4-hour, 6-hour and 8-hour charter trips aboard his 18-foot Hewes fishing skiff – Bayview Park, Naples, FL

    NEW FLORIDA GIRL – Deep sea fishing aboard Captain Jim and Suzie Westbrook's 85' party boat.  Half day and full trips offered – Destin Fishing Fleet Marina, Destin, FL

    NEW MOON Sportfishing – Half-day, full-day, and evening fishing charters aboard the 53-foot Hatteras NEW MOON and the 45-foot custom Harkers NEW MOON III – Haulover Park Marina, Miami Beach, FL

    NORTH FLORIDA Fishing Charters – Light tackle flats and backwater charter fishing for Redfish, Flounder and Sea Trout in the St. Augustine, Jacksonville and Amelia Island areas with Captain Ron Schurr.  Captain Ron guides from a 18-foot Key West Stealth that comfortably handles two anglers – Jacksonville, FL

    OBSESSION Fishing Charters – Offshore and inshore sportfishing charters on the west coast from to Clearwater to Tarpon Springs with Captain John O'Hanlon.   He operates two boats, the 29-foot center console OBSESSION and the OBSESSED, a 25-foot Aqua-Sport center console – Palm Harbor, FL

    OCEAN OBSESSION II – Full day ocean party boat fishing from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM every day.   Seasonal night Shark fishing trips also available.   Air conditioned 65-foot custom T&D party boat with a full galley – Sunrise Marina, Port Canaveral, FL

    ODYSSEA – Light tackle sportfishing charters in Key West.  Inshore and offshore charters with Captain Rush Maltz aboard his 29-foot SeaVee open fisherman.   4-hour, 6-hour and 8-hour trips available for up to four anglers – Murray Marina, Stock Island, FL

    OLD HAT Charters – Half-day, 3/4-day and full-day sportfishing charters for up to six passengers with Captain Paul Lee.  The OLD HAT is a custom 41-foot Hatteras sportfish, tournament rigged and ready to take you deep sea fishing off the coast of South Florida – Arlen House Marina, Sunny Isles Beach, FL

    OLIN MARLER Charters – Destin's oldest and longest running recreational fishing fleet with over 45 years in the business.   They offer party boat, group charters and private charter fishing trips, and specialize in bottom fishing and trolling on a fleet of 65-foot boats – Destin, FL

    ORLANDO PRINCESS and CANAVERAL PRINCESS – Half-day party boat fishing aboard the air conditioned 80-foot Yank Marine aluminum catamaran ORLANDO PRINCESS, and full-day party boat fishing aboard the air conditioned 85-foot Yank Marine all-aluminum CANAVERAL PRINCESS.   My old fishing buddy Bill 'Hogman' Ritter loves these boats! – Port Canaveral, FL

    OUTCAST Charters – Light tackle spin and fly fishing in Key West and the Lower Florida Keys with Captain Dave Wiley.   A variety of full day, half-day and night trips are available on either a 17-foot flats skiff or 24-foot Tarpon Craft center console – Summerland Key, FL

    PASTIME PRINCESS – Deep Sea Fishing Daytona Beach – Pastime Princess.   Trips every day aboard air-conditioned, 90-foot aluminum Camcraft party fishing boat.   Rod, reel, fishing license, bait and tackle included with your fare.   Special full-moon nighttime snapper trips also available – New Smyrna Beach, FL

    PATTERN SETTER Charters, Inc. – Indian River Lagoon, Sebastian Inlet and inshore sportfishing with Captain Gus Brugger.   Light tackle and fly fishing trips for Redfish, Snook, Tarpon and Seatrout for up to 2 anglers aboard Captain Gus' 18-foot Maverick flats boat – Captain Hiram's Marina, Sebastian, FL

    QUEEN Fleet – Half day and full day open boat fishing in the Gulf of Mexico.   The Queen fleet includes the 90-foot SUPER QUEEN aluminum Monark catamaran (two half-day trips daily), the 75-foot aluminum GULF QUEEN (full-day trips daily), and the 85' DIXIE QUEEN (half-day and full-day charters) – Clearwater Beach Marina, Clearwater Beach, FL

    REEL-ALITY Sportfishing Charters – Florida deep sea fishing charters on the waters around Pine Island and Boca Grande aboard Captain Larry Conley's 28-foot diesel powered True World Marine walkaround.   Four hour, six hour and eight hour inshore trips and eight hour offshore trips are available for up to four passengers.   Captain Larry targets just about everything with fins, but Tarpon fishing at Boca Grande Pass is his specialty – Four Winds Marina, Bokeelia, FL

    REEL BUSY Charters – -day, -day and full-day offshore light tackle/live bait charter fishing trips for up to four passengers aboard Captain Wayne Broduer's 31-foot Contender Tournament fishing machine.   Inshore, evening and special charters trips also available – Stuart, FL

    REEL EAZY Charters – Inshore and offshore Gulf Coast fishing charters with Captain Buddy Rogers.   His 46-foot Newton Boats Sportfish charter boat can accommodate up to 28 passengers.   6, 8, 10 and 12-hour trips are available – Pensacola, FL

    RELENTLESS Charter Fishing – Captain Brant Kelly offers year-round 4-hour, 5-hour, 6-hour, 8-hour, 10-hour, 12-hour  and overnight inshore and offshore charter fishing trips for up to 18 passengers.   The RELENTLESS is a 65-foot Navigator Boats sportfisher – Destin Harbor, Destin, FL

    REWARD Fishing Fleet – Two half-day open boat fishing trips every day and half-night fishing trips too.   Captain Wayne Conn's fleet includes the 60-foot DMR Yachts REWARD WON and the 70-foot East Bay Boat Works ANOTHER REWARD.   Fare includes rod, reel, bait, and tackle – Bayside Marketplace Marina, Miami Beach, FL

    ROBBIE'S of Islamorada – Robbie's offers a variety of fishing related services including boat rentals, and inshore, offshore and back water private fishing charters.   Robbie's also offers half-day and evening party boat fishing trips aboard the CAPT. MICHAEL, a air-conditioned, 65-foot James Dye-built fiberglass fishing vessel – Islamorada, FL

    RUSTY IV – Offshore and backcountry fishing charters in the middle keys aboard Captain Russ Pellow's 21-foot custom open fisherman.   Half-day, 3/4-day and full day trips available for up to four anglers – Whale Harbor Marina, Islamorada, FL

    SAFARI I Deep Sea Fishing – Captain Rocky Carbia offers open boat half-day fishing trips from Monday through Saturday and full-day trips on Sunday year round, weather permitting.   The SAFARI 1 is a 60-foot DMR Yachts fishing boat – Pirate's Cove Resort & Marina, Stuart, FL

    SAILORS CHOICE – Open boat fishing trips aboard Captain Joe Hall's all aluminum Yank-built 65-foot SAILORS CHOICE party boat.   Two half-day trips are offered 7 days a week plus night trips every Friday and Saturday – Holiday Inn Resort & Marina, Key Largo, FL

    SEA-CLUSION Charters – Full day, 3/4-day, half-day, swordfishing, and overnight sportfishing charters for up to 6 anglers.   The SEA_CLUSION is an air-conditioned, 46-foot Bertram sport fisherman – Key West (Stock Island), FL

    SEA DANCER Charters – Offshore fishing charters with Captain Dennis Young for Grouper, Red Snapper, Cobia, Kingfish, and anything else that would like to bite the hook – Jacksonville Marina, Jacksonville, FL

    SEA HORSE Charters – Inshore and offshore charters for up to six anglers aboard Captain Don Clark's 36-foot custom sport fisherman.   Light tackle sailfishing is a specialty.   Bahama island trips available (3-day minimum) – Whale Harbor Marina, Islamorada, FL

    SEA LOVE Charters – Full-day and half-day St. Augustine open boat bottom fishing trips.   8-hour full-day trips and 4-hour morning half-day trips are offered daily.   Afternoon half-day and 12-hour Early Bird trips are occasionally offered.   Private charter fishing trips are also available.   The boats in the fleet include the 70-foot SEA LOVE II, the 50-foot SEA LOVE III and the 40-foot REEL THERAPY – Cat's Paw Marina, St. Augustine, FL

    SEA MIST III
    – Open boat drift fishing trips aboard Captain Burt Garnsey's 75-foot Lantana-built aluminum fishing boat.  Three trips daily: 8 AM to 12 noon, 1 PM to 5 PM and 6 PM to 10 PM – Sea Mist Marina, Boynton Beach, FL

    SEA SPIRIT Fishing – Half-day and full-day party boat fishing with Captains Captain Lee Lingo and Mark Leppla aboard their 65-foot SEA SPIRIT and 55-foot Yank-built SEA SPIRIT II.  Your fare includes fishing rod, reel, tackle, bait, fishing license and good fishing advice – Inlet Harbor Marina, Ponce Inlet (Daytona Beach), FL

    SEA SQUARED Charters – Half-day, three-quarter day and full day sportfishing charters for up to six persons aboard Captain Chris Johnson's 28-foot Parker center console.   Inshore, offshore, Gulf, wreck and reef trips are available.   Light tackle and live bait fishing a specialty – Marathon, FL

    SNAPPER TRAPPER – Gulf of Mexico charter fishing trips for up to six anglers aboard Captain Paul Redman's custom 36-foot Sea Hawk fishing machine.  Captain Paul is particularly fond of bottom fishing, but also offers Cobia hunts, and offshore trolling trips – Pensacola, FL

    SOUTHERN CHARM Sportfishing – Gulf of Mexico charter fishing trips for up to four anglers aboard Captain Charlie Walker's 25-foot custom sportfishing boat.   Captain Charlie has been a professional charter captain for over twenty years and especially enjoys fishing for Kingfish – Pinellas Park, FL

    SPEAR ONE Charters – Key West fishing charters for up to four anglers aboard Captain Steve Rodger's 27-foot Conch center console fishing machine.  Half, three-quarter and full-day charters available.  Light tackle fishing a specialty – Key West, FL

    SWEET JODY – Open boat fishing aboard Captain Cliff Cox's 57-foot custom built party fishing boat.   6-hour, 7-hour and 8-hour trips available in the morning and 4-hour trips in the afternoons – Destin Harbor, Destin, FL

    SWOOP and SWOOP II – Florida Gulf open boat fishing for snapper, cobia, amberjack, grouper and more with Captains Captain Mark Tilden and Mat Wheeler.   The SWOOP and SWOOP II are 72-foot Navigator Boats fiberglass party boats that can accommodate up to 45 passengers  – HarborWalk Marina, Destin, FL

    TOP NOTCH Light Tackle Sportfishing – Bay, backcountry, and near shore fishing guide service for west central Florida.   Father and son Captains Tom Stephens, Sr. and Jr. offer Snook, Tarpon, Redfish and Sea Trout fishing trips aboard their 23-foot Dorado and 26-foot Gause-built flats boats.   Offerings include 4-hour, 6-hour and 8-hour bay and ocean trips, 6-hour and 8-hour Tarpon trips, and 4-hour night Snook trips – Sarasota, FL

    TOP GUN Sport Fishing – Miami area sportfishing charters with Captain Nel Martinez.   Half-day, full day, twilight tuna and swordfish trips are available for up to six passengers aboard his 41-foot Hatteras Yachts charter boat.   Custom, tournament and Bahamas charters are also available – Crandon Marina, Key Biscayne, FL

    TOP SHOT Sportfishing – Fort Lauderdale fishing charters with Captain Tom Zsak.   In business since 1975, Captain Tom offers half day trips in the mornings and afternoons along with three quarter day, full day and night Swordfishing trips.   His 46-foot Hatteras Sportfisher, the HAPPY DAY TODAY, accommodates up to six passengers – Fort Lauderdale, FL

    TORTUGA IV – Key West open boat reef fishing trips aboard the TORTUGA IV, a 64-foot Cooper Marine catamaran party boat.   Two half-day trips are offered every day.   Night trips are also available – Conch Harbor, Key West, FL

    TWO CONCHS Charters – Florida Keys charter fishing trips for up to six anglers aboard Captain Jack Carlson's custom 31-foot  Contender or 27-foot open fisherman.   Offerings include half-day, 3/4-day and full day offshore trips, half-day, 3/4-day and full day reef/bay/wreck trips, 5-hour night trips, and 4-hour Tarpon trips – Marathon, FL

    VIKING GULF STAR – The 65-foot charter boat GULF STAR fishes for Grouper and Snapper at the world famous 'Florida Middle Grounds' and makes special summer trips for Tuna and Swordfish.   Available trips include 2-day middle grounds trips, 12-hour Grouper trips, 5-hour family trips, along with a variety of special trips – Viking Dock, Tarpon Springs, FL

    WHAT A HAWG Charters – Light tackle and fly fishing charter trips on the flats and in the back bays of Fort Myers and Fort Myers Beach, Florida with Captain Eric Anderson.   A wide variety of half-day, full-day and night trips are offered along with specialty trips for Tarpon, Snook and Shark.   His Action Craft 1802 accommodates up to three passengers for light tackle trips and up to two passengers for fly fishing trips – Fort Myers, FL


    WHITE PHANTOM Charters – Florida east coast sportfishing charters for up to six anglers aboard Capt. Joe White's fully air-conditioned 38' Bertram.   We provide a full range of tackle, live bait and rods.   We focus on providing you the deep sea fishing experience and memories of a lifetime – Bahia Mar Marina, Ft. Lauderdale, FL

    YANKEE CAPTS – Key West's originators, leaders and pioneers of Dry Tortugas fishing trips.   A wide variety 2-day, 3-day and 4-day offshore trips are available year round from Key West, Florida.   Captain Greg Mercurio also offers a variety of specialty offshore trips and private charters.   The YANKEE CAPTS is an all-aluminum, 85-foot Depend-A-Craft party fishing boat – Safe Harbour Marina, Stock Island, FL


    Fishing Reports:

    Captain Mel Berman's Fishing Florida Magazine – Providing anglers with a rich information resource covering every aspect of Florida Fishing for more than twenty years.   Created, managed and edited by popular radio personality and outdoor writer Captain Mel Berman, Fishing Florida OnLine Magazine features current fishing reports and conditions, tides and fish predictions, charter information, numerous interesting articles from some of Florida most gifted outdoor writers, complete photo albums of fishing pictures, and several freewheeling, no-holds barred dialogue-rich message boards.

    Central Florida East Coast Fishing – Bringing you the best in Port Canaveral, Indian and Banana River Fishing since 1997.   Fishing and shrimping reports, local fishing information, maps, charter boats, guides, party boats, message boards, tournament information and more

    Coastal Angler Magazine – A FREE publication printing and distributing 15,000 copies to over 350 distribution sites 10 times yearly.   Focusing on fishing, boating, conservation and many of the outdoor activities along Florida's east coast and the Indian River Lagoon system, Coastal Angler Magazine has provided readers with quality articles and very useful information concerning fishing and boating both offshore and inshore.   The web site offers anglers forums, fishing reports, photo galleries, events calendar and other fishing resources – Satellite Beach, FL

    Florida Sportsman Magazine Online – A leading sport fishing magazine is now the web's best resource for information on sport fish, conservation issues, regional fishing within Florida and all fishing gear including fishing tackle, fishing rods and reels, and boating equipment of all kinds.   Florida Sportsman Online also has the most active fishing community on the web – Stuart, FL

    GAFF Magazine – Coastal lifestyle, angling and destination publication designed to enlighten, educate and entertain.   Content driven and packed with beautiful photography, GAFF takes readers on a journey full of informative articles, environmentally friendly experiences and exhilarating fish stories along Florida's coast and beyond – Tallahassee, FL

    GET BENT Sportfishing: Florida Edition – Where Tight Lines, Bent Rods and Screaming Reels is what it's all about.  If you live and fish in Florida this site needs to be in your favorites.  Message boards, forums, photo galleries, polls, events and more – Palm Bay, FL

    Gulf Coast Fisherman Magazine – Harold Wells' saltwater magazine for Gulf Coast fishing.  Its key feature is the Wells Daily Fishing Forecast which fishermen have used consistently since 1957 to plan their fishing in advance – Port Lavaca, TX

    Islamorada Sport Fishing Online! – Providing you with the information you need to target the Florida Keys fish you want to catch.   There are hundreds of  Charter Boats and  Backcountry Guides in the Florida Keys and we strive to provide you with the most accurate, up to date listings anywhere.   Our Florida Keys rental boat listings are unparalleled.

    Mark Sosin's Saltwater Journal – America's longest running television show featuring marine gamefishing.   The show runs nationally on The Outdoor Channel and on the Sunshine Network in Florida.   The site offers feature articles, fishing tips, message board, videos and CDs and more.

    SnookAngler.com – The definitive Snook fishing site.   The site contains informative articles, tackles tips, forum, photo gallery, links and more – Naples, FL

    SwordfishingCentral.com – Saltwater big game fishing community including sport fishing forums, saltwater fishing reports, tackle reviews, boat reviews, classifieds and more – Fort Lauderdale, FL

    Tampa Bay Angler – Tampa Bay Florida's ultimate fishing resource – St. Petersburg, FL

    Weekly Fisherman – The Weekly Fisherman newspaper is read by locals and tourists throughout the Florida Keys and around the world.   They report on tournaments, offer Florida Keys fishing reports, and profile captains in the Florida Keys to keep our readers informed of the fishing.   They also offer a marketplace called the Keys Boat Exchange for individuals and marinas that are selling used boats – Marathon, FL


    Government Sites:

    Florida Bureau of Seafood and Aquaculture Marketing

    Florida Department of Environmental Protection

    Florida Division of Aquaculture – Aquafarm Programs.  Shellfish Handling.  Shellfish Harvesting.  Shellfish Harvesting.  Daily Status.  Shellfish Harvesting Maps.  Forms.  Red Tide Information – Tallahassee, FL

    Florida Everglades Restoration

    Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission – Recreational fishing regulations and licenses

    Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary – It only takes a single visit to the Keys for one to realize it is indeed a very special place, worthy of our attention, care, and preservation.


    Marine Attractions:

    Clearwater Marine Aquarium – A non-profit working aquarium dedicated to public education, marine research, animal assisted therapy and the rescue, rehabilitation and release of sick or injured marine animals – Clearwater, FL

    Dolphin Research Center – Come swim with dolphins in The Florida Keys!   The Dolphin Research Center is a not-for-profit organization with goals to promote peaceful coexistence, cooperation and communication between marine mammals, humans and the environment we share through research and education.   DRC’s dolphin research teaches about the amazing abilities of this species through a variety of programs including an interactive dolphin encounter, a dolphin education experience such as DolphinLab or Dolphin Camp, or special needs activities for people with disabilities – Marathon, FL

    Florida Everglades – The Everglades and the Ten Thousand Islands is a rare and beautiful place.   It is one of North America's unsung wild places; a beautiful, rugged, subtropical landscape experienced by a relatively few adventurous souls each year.

    Florida Museum of Natural History – Ichthyology Department

    IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame and Museum – This unique attraction in South Florida brings fishing history alive, allows you to come face-to-face with a Great White, and virtual fishing for a Marlin of a lifetime.   The museum also contains the E.K Harry Library of Fishes, the comprehensive collection of game fish in the word, and an extensive collection of fishing memorabilia – Dania Beach, FL

    Key West Aquarium – Perhaps one of the most unique aquariums in the world, the Key West Aquarium has delighted visitors since 1934 – Key West, FL

    Mote Marine Laboratory – A nonprofit organization dedicated to excellence in marine sciences.  They have a nice saltwater aquarium too! – Sarasota, FL

    Official Tourism Council Web Site for the Florida Keys – Key Largo, Islamorada, Marathon, Lower Keys, Key West

    Papa Joe's Marina – A renowned sportfishing marina since 1937 – Islamorada, FL

    Pigeon Key Foundation – A non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the history and environment of the Florida Keys through education and research.   Pigeon Key is a 5-acre island located 2.2 miles due west of Marathon in the Florida Keys.   The island connects to Marathon via the Old Seven Mile Bridge built by Henry Flagler for his Florida East Coast Railway.   The Foundation offers a variety of tours, events and educational programs for all ages, from elementary school to post graduate that are designed and endorsed by some of the most respected marine scientists in the United States – Marathon, FL

    Robbie's Pet Tarpon – Hand feed the Tarpon at Robbie's of Islamorada in the Florida Keys.  You gotta try this!

    The Turtle Hospital – Helping Sea Turtles Survive.   A 501(c)(3) charitable corporation, the Turtle Hospital was opened in 1986 with the goals of rehabilitating injured sea turtles, educating the public through outreach programs to local schools, conducting and assisting with research which aids sea turtles (in conjunction with state universities), and working toward environmental legislation which makes the beaches and water safe and clean for sea turtles.   Guided Educational Experiences are available to the public every day, 7 days a week – Mile Marker 48, Marathon, FL


    Organizations:

    Aquaculture Center of the Florida Keys, Inc. – Our mission is to improve the quality of life on earth by developing sustainable hatchery and growout facilities for marine finfish throughout the Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico.   Currently our focus is on production and sale of cobia (Rachycentron canadum)and mutton snapper (Lutjanus analis), however, other species are always under active consideration

    City of Key West – Official web site for the City of Key West, Florida; the southernmost point of the continental United States

    Gainesville Offshore Fishing Club – A nonprofit family organization with a current membership of 100 families who have a common interest in both inshore and offshore saltwater angling in North Central Florida.

    Greater Marathon Chamber of Commerce – Marathon, FL is home to some of the world's best fishing, diving, snorkeling, wedding, and seafood dining destinations.   Find where to stay, where to play, where to dine, where to shop, local events and more.   Stop by their Visitor Center when you are in the area – Marathon, FL

    Gulf and Caribbean Fisheries Institute – Founded in 1947, we provide information exchange services to governmental, non-governmental, academic and commercial users of marine resources in the Gulf of Mexico and Caribbean regions – Fort Pierce, FL

    Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institution – Dedicated to exploring the world's oceans, integrating the science and technology of the sea with the needs of humankind.  Our staff includes over 250 includes scientists, engineers, mariners and support personnel.  We are involved in research and education in the marine sciences; biological, chemical, and environmental sciences; marine biomedical sciences; marine mammal conservation; aquaculture; and ocean engineering.  We have a wide variety of educational programs and products to raise public awareness of the marine environment – Fort Pierce, FL

    Pensacola Big Game Fishing Club – Our goal is to stimulate and encourage the sport of big game fishing in northwest Florida coastal waters near and offshore of Pensacola, Florida.  Our members  encourage and promote the conservation and study of game fishes and  they assist scientific foundations in the collection and dissemination of available data and information.  We encourage and promote the sport of big game fishing as a recreation and as source of scientific data that is critical to the survival of all game species – Pensacola, FL

    Pensacola Recreational Fishing Association – We are dedicated to the conservation of our natural resources and promote sport fishing and boating safety. We are also active and want a voice in how the fisheries set the rules and regulations regarding fishing in Florida – Pensacola, FL

    Southern Kingfish Association – Founded in 1991, the SKA has grown into the premiere saltwater fishing organization in the country, and produces the world’s finest offshore tournament trail – St. Augustine, FL


    Tackle Shops:

    Betts Fishing Center & Custom Fishing Rods – Located in the Tampa Bay Florida area, they carry a large selection of rod building components and supplies, as well as inshore and offshore saltwater fishing tackle, rods, reels, terminal tackle and lures – Mako's Tackle Supply, Largo, FL

    BigBite Offshore – Offers quality big game trolling lures and rigs.   Their lures are hand rigged with high quality Hi-Seas Grand Slam Mono and Mustad hooks.   Products include a wide variety of trolling lures and jigs for Dolphin, Wahoo, Tuna and billfish, spreader bars, dredge bars, daisy chains, teasers, custom hook rigs, high speed trolling rigs, rigging supplies, tools and accessories.   BigBite also offers a line of one and two-piece offshore rods – Fort Lauderdale, FL

    Big Time Bait and Tackle – Carrying the best fishing rods, reels, tackle and bait for these waters.   Live, fresh-frozen and rigged bait is available.  New, used and rental rods and reels – Mile Marker 53, Marathon, FL

    Bill Buckland's Fisherman's Center – South Florida's premier tackle shop for all saltwater fishermen for over thirty years.   Specialty items include Hard to find baits, lures, and tackle as well as some of the finest custom built fishing rods, custom embroidered clothing, and accessories – West Palm Beach, FL

    Blue Marlin Chronicles – Offshore and big game fishing tackle specialists.   Offering a complete line of quality products to complement your offshore arsenal, from Swordfishing tackle to Deep Drop and everything in between – Pompano Beach, FL

    Bluewater Outriggers – Offers a wide variety of fresh and saltwater fishing tackle as well as a large selection of sportswear and marine and boat trailer supplies.   Also available are a large selection of kayaks, diving gear as well as camping and hunting gear – Port St. Joe, FL

    Bud N' Mary's Marina – A world famous sportfishing marina located in the heart of the Florida Keys.   Services include fishing charters, boat rentals, marina facilities, Accommodations, Diving, Snorkeling – Islamorada, FL

    C&B Custom Jigs – Design your own jig and have it sent to your front door.   Every jig they produce is crafted after your order is received.   They also offer Jig Heads, Inshore/Pier Jigs, Offshore/Boat Jigs, Weights & Sinkers, Tying Materials and other accessories.   From unpainted jig heads weighing 1/16 ounce to large jigs weighing a full pound, you'll find what you need – Pensacola, FL

    Captain Harry's Fishing Supply – Fishing Rods, Fishing Reels, Saltwater Fishing Equipment – Miami, FL

    Dogfish Tackle Company – Dogfish Bob Martin offers over 3,000 assorted rods and 300 different reels including the noted Dogfish Stik custom rods – Seminole, FL

    El Capitan Marine & Fishing Center – Carries over 15,000 fishing and marine related products from more than 1,200 manufacturers – Miami, FL

    Finest Kind Offshore Tackle – The ultimate selection of fine fishing tackle and gifts – Stuart, FL

    Fintastic Fish Mounts –  Fish taxidermy through fiberglass fish mounts for the catch & release, freshwater, saltwater, and fly fishing  angler.   A large selection of sportsfish mounts are available; over 400 species and over 5000 different mounts – Ft. Meyers, FL

    Fisherman's Center – For more than thirty years, Bill Buckland's Fisherman's Center is South Florida's premier destination for all saltwater fishermen.   They offer the  finest gear to hook and land your trophy.   A new web site and online store are coming soon – Riviera Beach, FL

    Grand Slam Tackle – Offers a large inventory of sportfishing supplies.   Products include fishing tackle, rods, reels, lures, line and leaders, terminal tackle, tools and accessories, apparel, boat supplies and more.   Two retail locations at Jupiter, FL and Riviera Beach, FL

    Hi-Liner Fishing Gear & Tackle Inc – Commercial and Recreational Saltwater Fishing Tackle.  The finest collection of fishing gear and tackle anywhere in the world – Lighthouse Point, FL

    Lott Bros – In business since 1962, they are the oldest and the most complete tackle shop in Northern Palm Beach County, Florida.   They carry a wide variety of fishing tackle for everything from ultralite fresh and saltwater to big game fishing.   Other services include expert rod and reel repair, custom rods, and custom fit tackle – North Palm Beach, FL

    Murray Products – Manufacturers of Big Game sportfishing equipment since 1962.   Products include fighting chairs, helm chairs, rocket launchers, teak step boxes and other accessories – West Palm Beach, FL

    Predator Offshore Tackle – High Quality Shark Rigs, Tuna Rigs, Daisy Chains, Spreader Bar, Birds, Squids, Lure Kits, Lure Bags & Accessories – Clearwater, FL

    TackleToyStore.com – An on-line shop offering a wide variety of fishing tackle and accessories including fishing rods, fishing reels, rod and reel combos, deep drop tackle, fishing kites, fishing lines and leaders, fishing lures, hooks, fishing tools, terminal tackle, and fishing rigs – Pompano Beach, FL

    Tavernier Creek Marina – A full-service marina and largest inside dry storage in the Florida Keys since 1936.  We offer secure indoor and outdoor dry boat storage, ranging from 15' to 40', with unlimited forklift movements in and out of the water, and on to the wash racks.  Wet slips and trailer storage are also available, as well as a  wide variety of services and amenities – Tavernier, FL

    The Bait Box – Fishing headquarters for Sanibel and Captiva Islands.   For all your fishing tackle and charter needs.   More than 100 years of local experience – Sanibel Island, FL

    The Tackle Box – The finest full service tackle shop in the Florida Keys – Marathon, FL

    Willie's Custom Baits and Offshore Tackle – Custom rigged trolling baits shipped worldwide – Lake Park, FL


    Weather, Tides & Sea Temperatures:

    National Weather Service Forecast Office – Jacksonville, FL

    National Weather Service Forecast Office – Melbourne, FL

    National Weather Service Forecast Office – Miami, FL

    National Weather Service Forecast Office – Key West, FL

    National Weather Service Forecast Office – Tampa Bay, FL

    National Weather Service Forecast Office – Tallahassee, FL

    National Weather Service Radar Image – Jacksonville, FL

    National Weather Service Radar Image – Melbourne, FL

    National Weather Service Radar Image – Miami, FL

    National Weather Service Radar Image – Key West, FL

    National Weather Service Radar Image – Tampa Bay Area, FL

    National Weather Service Radar Image – Tallahassee, FL

    National Weather Service Radar Image – Northwest Florida

    NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS) – Eastern U. S. satellite imagery

    NOAA National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service (NESDIS) – Gulf of Mexico satellite imagery

    Tide Predictions – U.S. Lower East Coast (North Carolina through Florida Keys) – University of South Carolina

    Tide Predictions – U.S. Gulf Coast (East to West) – University of South Carolina

    NOAA Tides & Currents – Obtain tidal predictions computed by NOAA CO-OPS for more than 3,000 water-level stations sorted by State and Region

    NATIONAL HURRICANE CENTER – Issues watches, warnings, forecasts, and analyses of hazardous tropical weather for the Atlantic and East Pacific US coasts – NOAA National Weather Service, Miami, FL

    The National Data Buoy Center (NDBC) is a part of NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS), the NDBC designs, develops, operates, and maintains a network of data collecting weather buoys and coastal weather stations.   The NDBC provides near real-time observations from a network of about 90 marine weather buoys and 60 coastal stations to help meet the needs of NOAA weather forecasters and they are certainly handy for commercial and recreational fishing activities.   The U.S. Coast Guard is an important partner to the NDBC and provides transportation for buoy deployments, retrievals, and maintenance – Stennis Space Center, Hancock County, Mississippi

    National Data Buoy Center – Florida and Eastern Gulf of Mexico Regional Weather Buoy Map

    National Data Buoy Center – Western Gulf of Mexico Regional Marine Weather Buoy Map

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Grays Reef 40NM Southeast of Savannah, GA (NDBC Station 41008)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – St. Augustine, FL (NDBC Station SAUF1)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Cape Canaveral, FL Nearshore Waverider (Station 41113)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Canaveral 20 NM East of Cape Canaveral, FL (NDBC Station 41009)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Canaveral East 120NM East of Cape Canaveral (NDBC Station 41010)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Sebastian Inlet State Park, FL (Station SIPF1)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Fort Pierce, FL Waverider (NDBC Station 41114)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Lake Worth, FL (NDBC Station LKWF1)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Settlement Point, GBI (NDBC Station SPGF1)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Fowey Rocks, FL (NDBC Station FWYF1)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Molasses Reef, FL (NDBC Station MLRF1)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Long Key, FL (NDBC Station LONF1)

    Weather Byoy Conditions – Vaca Key, FL (NDBC Station VCAF1)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Sombrero Key, FL (NDBC Station SMKF1)
    NOTE: Station SMKF1 ceased transmissions on 08/10/15

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Key West, FL (NDBC Station KYWF1)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Sand Key, FL (NDBC Station SANF1)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Pulaski Shoal Light, FL (NDBC Station PLSF1)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Northwest Florida Bay, FL (NDBC Station NFBF1)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – East Gulf 208 NM West of Naples, FL (NDBC Station 42003)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – C13 West Florida South Buoy (NDBC Station 42023)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – C12 West Florida South Central Buoy (NDBC Station 42022)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – C10 West Florida South Central Buoy, 25m Isobath (NDBC Station 42013)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – West Tampa 112NM West Northwest of Tampa, FL (NDBC Station 42036)

    Weather Buoy Conditions – Pensacola 115NM East Southeast of Pensacola, FL (NDBC Station 42039)

    Weather Underground – Committed to delivering the most reliable, accurate weather information possible.   Their state-of-the-art technology monitors conditions and forecasts for over 60,000 US and international cities, so you'll always find the online weather information that you need.   Weather Underground is a division of The Weather Company (TWC).   It operates separately from The Weather Channel and continues to provide its own forecasts – Atlanta, GA

    Weather Underground – Fort Lauderdale, Florida forecast

    Weather Underground – Jupiter, Florida forecast

    Weather Underground – Key West, Florida forecast