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Labor day in Islamorada

I called Captain Jon mid August because I had heard the Mahi bite was still strong and asked if he... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mntnmk
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Oldsmar, Florida
Saw a Sea Turtle, Caught Mahi & Tuna - Great Time!

At the end of July, we booked a trip with Captain Jon for our family of 5 for a 3/4 day trip. Most... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
sdlturner
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Wadesboro, North Carolina
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The Drop Back is a 40 foot custom charter fishing boat specifically designed for reef, wreck and offshore fishing in the Florida Keys. We are conveniently located at the Postcard Inn and Marina at the world famous Holiday Isle , MM 84.5, near all of...more
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84001 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3408
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I called Captain Jon mid August because I had heard the Mahi bite was still strong and asked if he had Saturday September 1st available for charter. He told me I was in luck, that Saturday was available and that while the Mahi bite was...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

At the end of July, we booked a trip with Captain Jon for our family of 5 for a 3/4 day trip. Most of us were complete novice fishermen. On the way out, we knew the seas might be a bit choppy but fortunately I...More

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Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Capt Jon and Gary his mate worked their a$$ off in tough windy weedy co diction’s to get us on the fish! Two days with these guys and made great memories highlight was all 5 of us had Mahi on at the same time and...More

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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Had a great day fishing with Captain Jon, Mate Ed, family and friends. Captain Jon and Ed put us on Tuna and Dolphin, when the fish were hard to find. Great experience and if ever back in Islamorada the first thing we would do is...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

Had a great trip with Captain Gary and Mate Eddie. Caught our limit by 11 am. Had a great time. 5 stars from me.

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Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

Went out yesterday fishing for Mahi! We had such an amazing time out there. From the minute we met Captain Jon and Deck hand Gary, we knew that we vibed well with them and that it was going to be an awamazing some day. The...More

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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

This was our second year fishing with Captain Jon and first mate Gary. Last year we did a tarpon trip the first afternoon and my husband caught nice size tarpons. The second day we did a full day charter and caught our limit of Mahi....More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 1, 2018

Thank you sooo much for coming back you guys! It’s great having both of you on the boat and seeing your true appreciation for every bite we get and Fish we catch! I hope we get bit up this winter with you guys! See you...More

Reviewed June 25, 2018 via mobile

Great outing with Captain Jon & First Mate Gary today. Pulled in some nice dolphin including a 42-pounder. We’ll be back!

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018

WHAT A BITE! That Slammer charged the transom! You guys did a great job on all the fish and it was a pleasure having you on board! Thanks for the great review! Capt Jon

Reviewed June 20, 2018

We went out with Captain John and First mate Gary and they warned us before we left harbor that we might have to go some distance before we ran into any Mahi-Mahi. Less than one hour into the trip, Captain John spotted an old bucket...More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018

Great trip you guys! That bucket started us off and on we went to our limit!! 50 pounds of Mahi filets is some load! Great job and thanks for everything! Capt Jon

Reviewed June 3, 2018 via mobile

This family of 4 had an awesome trip. Captain Jon said he would keep the poles bent and he did! Fishing started off a little slow while the sun was still high. But then "fish on" for about two hours solid! In your face sharks...More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2018

In your FACE sharks!! That was awesome how we pulled right in there and caught a Tarpon on the first bait in the water! Then it was on from there! Thanks for coming out with us! Capt Jon

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