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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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Perfect Charter

TJ took my family of four out for a 1/2 day charter (two young girls 5 & 9) and my wife. After 1 hr out on the water and on the fish (he had a nice spot picked out and we were on... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW via mobile

TJ took my family of four out for a 1/2 day charter (two young girls 5 & 9) and my wife. After 1 hr out on the water and on the fish (he had a nice spot picked out and we were on the fish) two in our family had enough (water was a little choppy), TJ was more than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015 NEW

My family and I had a great afternoon of fishing with Captain TJ. We were catching several yellowtail as soon as we got to the first spot. He did a great job with our kids - pointing out the different types of fish we were seeing and catching. He also gave us a great tip for dinner. We would recommend... More 

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Boca Raton, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Reef fishing with kids was nonstop catching of yellowtail. Caught 25+. Wish I booked full day. 12 year old daughter told me this was highlight of week which included snorkeling and jet skis. Couldn't agree more. Thanks Capt TJ.

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

My son and I have been fishing with Captain TJ on two different occasions, both with another father and his son, in 2012 and 2015. Both times we were treated to great fishing and enjoyed many fish dinners as a result of Capt. TJ's skill in getting us to the fish. In January 2015 we ventured into the Gulf and... More 

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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We had an amazing time with Captain TJ. The day was fantastic and we caught a lot of fishes. Captain TJ is very professional and very patient. I recommend this experience to everyone.

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Fort Worth, Texas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Captain TJ/Island Lure Charters was a great choice. Caught a boatload of fish in 2 different areas. We all had a great time. Fish on after fish on whether they were keepers or not were abundant. Will definitely look him up again if we ever go back. Marathon was beautiful!!

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Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

My son saved for a fishing trip while in the Keys, and after researching the area and reading reviews he decided to book the trip with Captain TJ of Island Lure Charters. And, Captain TJ was the perfect choice. He was professional, personable and extremely knowledgeable. We had an awesome day of fishing and caught several species but the prize... More 

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Mantorville, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

We had a very nice experience with TJ's charter. He strives to tailer the trip you want to have and works hard to give you good fishing. I would definitely be comfortable with a family outing on his boat.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

I've fished a lot in the Keys and specifically in Marathon and there is no one better to fish with than Capt. TJ. A great Capt. makes or breaks the trip. TJ is awesome because he's knowledgeable, considerate, patient and expert. He makes the process easy and fun and our party is always free to kick back and just enjoy... More 

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Solon, OH
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

If you are a serious fisherman looking for an offshore trip, this is it. If you have rarely fished and are just looking for an awesome excursion in the middle Keys, this is it. Great Captain, great rates, great experience. Highly recommended. For the first time since having our two boys, my landlocked wife and I got the chance to... More 

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