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Address: 11833 Overseas Hwy mm53, Capt Hooks Marina, Marathon, FL 33050
Phone Number: +1 305-393-9383
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Description: Island Lure Charters is all about fishing and fun. Fishing the reef and...
Island Lure Charters is all about fishing and fun. Fishing the reef and wrecks to offshore and bay we catch snapper, grouper, mackerel, mahi, tuna, and much more. The Island Lure is a clean and comfortable boat that is owned and operated by Capt TJ and will cater to meet the needs and desires of each and every fishing trip. From the experienced angler to novice I will do all I can to provide a fun,safe and productive day on the water. Specializing in family fishing trips everybody is welcomed on the Island Lure.
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a great time and filled the cooler!

We had a great time with Captain TJ. We went out on a hot afternoon (rumored to be slow fishing) and caught a whole mess of BIG yellowtail and mangrove snappers. We were on the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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Rome, Georgia
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Rome, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

We had a great time with Captain TJ. We went out on a hot afternoon (rumored to be slow fishing) and caught a whole mess of BIG yellowtail and mangrove snappers. We were on the fish immediately. Captain TJ is a great guy. He is very personable and patient, a great instructor. Reasonable rates and great results.

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Acworth, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

On June 12, 2015, my husband and I took our boys (age 17 and 14) shark fishing for a half day with Island Lure Charters and we had a blast! TJ took really good care of us and was so easy to talk to and learn from. His techniques were great for luring the sharks into a feeding frenzy and... More 

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South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

TJ was amazing. I would not go anywhere or anyone else but with him. Had my two boys (8 & 12), myself and husband on a half day fishing trip. Caught our limit of yellow tail snapper. He was wonderful helping with our two boys catching and bringing the fish over the rail and in the pail. He was spot... More 

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Belle River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Had a fantastic 2 days of fishing with TJ. Deep water off shore the first and reef second day. Three personal best fish were brought in. A 19.2 lb Black Fin, and a 24 lb Amber Jack. Caught a 4 man limit of yellow tail the second day in very tough conditions with a bonus 32 lb king (also a... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Great 1/2 day trip. 20 minute boat ride out to the edge of the reef and fished in 80' for water. TJ is a real pro. There were 5 of us, all novice fishermen. We caught several large (non keepers) but all the yellowfin snapper we could carry. We were back at the dock by noon and TJ did the... More 

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Rowlett, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Took a half day reef trip with Capt TJ this week. Fishing was slow but TJ found the yellow tail for us and grouper and a King Mackerel that escaped just before he was landed. TJ is a great guide and very informative. If you get a chance book with TJ!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

My son and I fished with Capt TJ back in March and had a great trip, caught a ton of yellow tail snapper and had them cooked up at Lazy Days at TJ's recommendation and it was excellent. TJ is a great guide, took a lot of time helping my son with technique and made him a better 'angler' before... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Captain TJ is obviously very knowledgeable of the seas around Marathon and how to fish them. He imparts his knowledge while happily hooking up your bait and getting you set up. He is very friendly and personable. As others have stated, he is fair and a straight-shooter. On our trip, the wind was up and he recommended that his 26... More 

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Denver, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

My family has had the pleasure of fishing with Capt. TJ on several occasions over the past several years and have never been disappointed. This year we had two trips booked and unfortunately Capt. TJ ran into some transmission problems. He was very prompt in notifying us the need to cancel one of the trips. Capt. TJ made a personal... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Ladies looking to go fishing. See Captain TJ. He is on the fish! Back at the dock, our fish count was higher than some men that day. We were just under our limit. Yellowtail and Mango Snappers were biting on our half day charter. A small shark tried hard to grab one of my fish as I was reeling it... More 

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Address: 11833 Overseas Hwy mm53, Capt Hooks Marina, Marathon, FL 33050
Phone Number: +1 305-393-9383
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Florida Keys  >  Marathon

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