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CharterBoats Linda D Sportfishing

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Address: 1801 North Roosevelt Blvd. Charterboat Row at City Marina, dock 19 & 20 (Amberjack Pier), Key West, FL 33040
Phone Number: +1 305-304-8102
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Over 46 years ago, Capt. Billy Wickers III followed in his grandfather's...

Over 46 years ago, Capt. Billy Wickers III followed in his grandfather's and father's footsteps. Now Billy is a 4th generation captain. Captain Billy grew up working in the family charter business, working as a mate for his dad, and got his captain's license at the young age of 18 in 1990. He captained his dad's boats, Linda D III and IV, and was able to buy his own boat the Linda D V in 2003 which he owns and operates. Captain Billy has been recognized for his fishing abilities by winning numerous awards since 1990 to present , including the prestigious Key West Fishing Tournament's Outstanding Guide Award, most releases in general division, and also most Sailfish and Marlin releases, which he has won for 5 consecutive years. He s been recognize as captain of the moth by Gray taxidermy..Also Linda D IV & V have been Awarded for the 2012 BEST OF KEY WEST AWARDS IN THE CHARTER BOATS Category by the Key West Award Promgram Committee.

Capt. Billy Wickers III will definitely make your fishing trip a memorable event for you and your family.

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Best Charter Boat & Fishing in Key West!

We had a fabulous experience in July 2016! Our group of 5 adults caught so many fish that we couldn't count them all! Captain William Wickers and first mate Adam were extremely... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 13, 2016
Allison H

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

We had a fabulous experience in July 2016! Our group of 5 adults caught so many fish that we couldn't count them all! Captain William Wickers and first mate Adam were extremely knowledgable and helpful. We had planned to head out to deep waters fishing for mahi mahi, but the captain called us the night before our trip. He was... More 

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Secane, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I found the Linda D charter on the internet when looking for a fishing trip for our honeymoon in Key West. My name is Linda and my new last name begins with a D so there was not doubt we were going to book this trip. My husband is a passionate fisherman and couldn't wait to fish in the keys.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

This was our 1st deep sea fishing trip and Capt. Billy and mate Adam did not disappoint! We had a great time and caught quite a bit! Highly recommend the Linda D! We will be back! 🙂

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Had an amazing time on the Linda D V. What makes a fishing trip great is the crew. Capt. Billy and First Mate Adam were top notch, very professional and willing to go out of their way to help out. Adam went out of his way to help our daughter and made sure she had a wonderful time. We even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016

It was pretty easy arranging the charter with Captain Billy. We wanted to try for some dolphin and Captain Billy found the weed line pretty quickly. Unfortunately, it seems the fish decided that they were taking the day off. Only interesting thing we found while trolling was a Cuban refugee boat that the Coast Guard had just intercepted and removed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

Had a great day with the linda D charter , captain and mate were great , very knowledgeable and helpful , they did everything they could to help us get the fish we wanted and we came back with a bunch and great arm workouts ! , definitely will come back out on the linda d next time im back... More 

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Seminole, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

You cannot replace several generations of fishing knowledge and the desire to make sure their guest get the best. Capt Billy Wickers and his first mate Adam are truly two of the best! If you're truly looking to catch fish you cannot find a better charter. We caught so many it exhausted one of ours!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Thank you Captain Billy Whickers and deck hand Adam for a wonderful birthday fishing experience on June 14, 2016. We caught a beautiful 37 lb Amberjack and a number of other delicious fish! My husband Lyle really wanted to fish for Tarpon. Captain Billy found them on the way back to the dock and Lyle caught an 85 lb Tarpon!... More 

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Bowie Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Fished for three days Brought lots of fish to the dock every day when other boats did not They put us on large fish and gave our arms a workout Had fresh caught fish for dinner every night at the Pasta Garden where we were treated like royalty

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Fished with Captain Billy and Crew Adam on the Linda D. V, 10 hour charter. We caught a variety of fish trolling and bottom fishing when the trolling stopped producing. We didn't catch any monster Billfish or Mahi (as expected - the bite was slow when we were there for everyone) but we still caught a nice collection of Red... More 

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