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Find your fishing charters

  • Offshore Charters

    our entire offshore fishing fleet and find the boat that is right for you.

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  • Backcountry Charters

    Two dozen experienced flats fishing guides ready to take you on the trip of a lifetime.

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About Bud N’ Mary’s captains and guides

If your considering making the trip to Florida for a Fishing Charter, don’t cut yourself short! Be sure to head down to the beautiful Florida Keys! Islamorada is known as the ‘sportfishing capital of the world,’ and for good reason! Many world records, both on spin and fly tackle, have been set in the Florida Keys. Many of the captains and guides who fish out of Bud N’ Marys are world renowned tournament winners having fished all over the world – perfecting their craft right here in beautiful Islamorada.

The pristine waters of the atlantic ocean, gulf of mexico, and Florida Bay all converge near Islamorada – providing anglers with an opportunity to catch almost every fish that swims in the Atlantic Ocean.

So if you’re going Fishing in Florida, come on down a littler futher to the true American Caribbean and discover the true Sportfishing Capital of the World!

Bud N’ Mary’s has been in business since 1944 and many of our captains and guides are 2nd and 3rd generation fishermen, so you don’t have to worry about fishing with an inexperienced guide when you book a charter with Bud N’ Marys. Our Captains and Guides are hand picked and time tested.

We make sure you will be fishing with a friendly local guide who has the experience needed to provide the trip of a lifetime.

Deposits

$400.00 – per trip for Offshore Charters.

$200.00 – per trip for Backcountry Charters.

  • Deposits are required at the time reservations are made. Deposit payments are subject to a 4% service fee.
  • If reservations are cancelled 30 days or more prior to the trip, the deposit will be refunded, less a 10% service fee.
  • Trip balances paid through marina office are subject to 4% fee, but this can be avoided by bringing cash or check directly for captain. Some captains will take credit card but please check beforehand.
  • Trips cancelled within 24 hours of departure or ‘no shows’ will be charged in full.
  • In case of severe weather, the customer and the captain will discuss either rebooking for another day or canceling the trip. In the event the trip is cancelled, the deposit will be refunded, less a 10% service fee.
  • If reservations are cancelled less than 30 days prior to the trip, the deposit will not be refunded.

Fishing Reports

January Backcountry Report – Epic day of the ‘Big Nasties’

Awesome day with my dad and our longtime friend Charlie Kluck…  Lots of big black drum, snook, permit, cobia, and more!  Also a few other days after that with clients and some size large redfish. Capt. Rick Stanczyk Instagram: @richardstanczyk Facebook: Islamorada Tarpon Fishing YouTube: Bud n’ Mary’s Marina https://youtu.be/HTM2ikgtIaY Read More

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5 star ratingcaptains Jimmy and Dave are awesome! Love the Gimme Jimmy - perfect fishing boat. Caught tons of dolphin and Dave... read more

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Jill B.
7/24/2015

5 star ratingWe tried to stay here and it was booked... but we stopped here on the drive. It was the... read more

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Nicole H.
3/02/2017

5 star ratingGreat stop for food, bait, fishing gear and charters My husband and I visited Bud and Mary's to grab some bait for our 5th anniversary fishing day trip the... read more

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3/21/2019