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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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Yellowtail

Fished on July 16. Was very hot with little breeze, very clear water, could make out the bottom at 75 feet. Not ideal for fishing but we still caught quite a few yellowtails... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Fished on July 16. Was very hot with little breeze, very clear water, could make out the bottom at 75 feet. Not ideal for fishing but we still caught quite a few yellowtails including one that went 24 inches and fed five. Have fished with Capt TJ several times over the years and have always had fun and caught fish.

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Butler, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

We had a great trip as a father and his two sons. We tried the shark fishing and caught a total of 13!. We would highly recommend the captain as he was honest and extremely knowledgeable. Thank you again for a great day

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

1/2 day fishing trip - the boat was spotless - all gear was in great condition - very personable - knew right where to go to catch lots of fish - Very patient and helpful - awesome recommendations where to go to get fish cooked I have very picky teenagers and they could not stop saying great things about TJ... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

Booked the trip a month ago for my 9 and 12 year old daughters. They have never been offshore fishing.. I booked a simple half day yellowtail snapper trip. 1/2 way to the reef TJ stopped the boat because he noticed my 9 year old was uncomfortable with the waves... He immediately gave us the option to fish on the... More 

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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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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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