Lobster and Stone Crab Charters

Another fun activity in Islamorada is snorkeling for lobster! You will be with Capt. Sara Stanczyk who has lived in the Keys her whole life. She can take up to 4 people on her 24′ custom bay boat and all lobster catching gear and licensing is included. You will need to supply your own snorkel gear and bring your own food and drinks. Basic snorkeling skills are required, this is not an activity for first timers…no scuba gear, just free diving only. The best time of year for lobstering is August through October. After that the winter cold fronts start to move in and the water gets too chilly and stirred up by the wind to go out any more with success. BUT November through March during the winter months are great for pulling stone crab traps! Its a hands on, messy but fun experience where you will learn how to pull the traps, harvest crab claws, re-bait the traps, and drop them in the water again.

Rates:

$800 for a 1/2 day lobster charter (the average charter is 3-4 hours) August only

$500 for stone crab charters (2-3 hour trip) Nov-March

For reservations please call Capt. Sara at 305-394-1042 or email:  floridakeysecotour@gmail.com

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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2/26/2018

5 star ratingAwesome Fishing Trips Our family enjoyed two half day fishing trips in March 2019, while on vacation in The Keys. Both our Captains... 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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