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Bud n' Mary's Sportfishing Marina

#21 of 146 Tours in Islamorada
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Address: 79851 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3812
Phone Number: 305-664-2461
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Bud n' Mary's Fishing Marina is a historic fishing marina located in...

Bud n' Mary's Fishing Marina is a historic fishing marina located in Islamorada, FL, the sportfishing capital of the world! We offer offshore, inshore, and party boat fishing. We also have boat rentals, lodging, diving, snorkeling, and a deli on site! Come see why Bud n' Mary's has been a florida keys fishing tradition since 1944!

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Reel McCoy out of Bud and Marys

Went out with Captain Raymond and Justin. Great fishing trip. Justin was amazing with my 4 and 7 year old grandsons. Sea was pretty rough so while a couple of us hugged buckets... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Shelby Township
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Shelby Township
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Went out with Captain Raymond and Justin. Great fishing trip. Justin was amazing with my 4 and 7 year old grandsons. Sea was pretty rough so while a couple of us hugged buckets the others caught quiet a few yellow tail and mangrove snapper. This is second time we have been out with Captain Raymond. Will look forward to going... More 

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Port Saint John, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit Islamorada every year in July and usually pull in here for bait and fuel etc several times. Staff and service are always friendly and great!

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Thank Benjamin O
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great Trip. The captain and crew of the Gone Fishin V were very accommodating and did every thing within their power to provide my wife and I a great day of fishing. I will most definitely return.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Just like most places in the keys, been to one, been to them all. We stopped in for bait, old selection to choose from. The live shrimp were very small but we wanted to take the kids fishing. The staff even give the kids some shrimp to feed the tarpons right off the dock.

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North Palm Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Of course you can charter a boat here, get a bite to eat (I would pass), buy some supplies or even get a room. But this is a neat place to go in the afternoon, to hang out and check the action. The activity builds up when the boats come back from fishing. It's interesting to see the day's catch... More 

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Miami, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

My son was a fan of this marina based on the Weather Channel show, but after being there in person in a crisis, I would recommend going anywhere else. Our boat was in distress. We were sinking and pulled up to the marina for help. We were greeted by an employee who I thought was there to help since we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Let me start by saying the mate was awesome! That's the good part. Two minutes out the captain realizes we have a very large rope in the prop of the motor. It took almost two hours for the captain and two mates to free the motor. Meanwhile we were stranded!! There were 18 people on our charter that were fishing... More 

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Key Largo, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

Great people here to accommodate your desire to fish, dive, eat and play. This is the place to find what you want in the upper Keys. If they don't have it, they'll help you find it.

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Orange Park, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

I have been coming here for 5 years. Its a good boat with a good crew. Usually the Captain and a deck hand sometimes another deckhand if it going to be crowded. They work their fannys' off to keep things going smoothly. Fishing the reefs is usually productive for Yellowtail snapper in the early summer. Once in awhile a big... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Spoke to the guys about my fishing ambitions...wanted to catch a big Tarpon. The guys introduced me to Capt Mike Walters a real pro and put me on the fish, had Sting ray, Sharks & finally my 100lb Tarpon. Went to fish with Capt Jim Wilcox and had Snook and Big Sharks, finally out with Capt Gunner Guthrie and had... More 

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