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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, Smuggler's Cove Resort and Marina, Islamorada, FL 33036-3408
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I spent Thanksgiving week in the keys. First visit. He is experienced and I am a beginner at fishing. Jon and Gary were awesome. They put us on lots of fish and explained why and where we were at certain locations. Gary...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have fished the Keys for more than 30 years and Jon and Garry are by far the best hardest working crew I and friends have ever booked. This team on the Drop Back got us on fish explained how and why the fish would...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Seacraft25
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We decided to head to Islamorada for a couple of weeks after Labor Day and I was able to fish a couple of days. I invited friends down to fish with me on the Drop Back and they were not disappointed! We tried tuna fishing...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

I am a Miami native and have been fishing in the Keys my whole life. Let me tell you this was the best offshore fishing charters I have ever had. Captain Jon and Mate Gary were nothing short of stellar at their craft. With Capt....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

What a day on the water that was! Calm, beautiful, lots of fish and lots of fun! Connecting with my customers is part of the whole deal for me! Having a great day on the water is full of lots of ingredients, we definitely had...More

Reviewed September 5, 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

I love that time of year! Tuna and Mahi Fishing in the Fall is an awesome experience. Thanks for showing up on time! Even 15 or 20 minutes difference can make a big difference in our day out there! Please contact us again for your...More

Reviewed August 23, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

I love taking novices out there! It’s all new again every time. Turtles at the bait patch are cool to see for sure! I’m glad we had a good day of fishing together. Thanks for choosing us and for the great review! Capt Jon

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

My motto in life is, “work hard, if that doesn’t work, WORK HARDER!” Thanks for hanging in there with us in tough conditions! There’s nothing like all rods bent over at once! Thanks for coming out with us and we hope to see you guys...More

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

Date of experience: July 2018
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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Simple math equation... (Fishing + Family) + (Fishing + Friends) = Life! Sometimes fishing can get a little more challenging. That’s when hard work, determination, patience and experience really pay off! We’re all in it together out there. Thank you for choosing us and for...More

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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mullinium
Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

I’m really glad you guys had a great trip! Garry and Eddie do an excellent job and I am glad they are part of the Drop Back team. We hope to fish with you again in the future. Thanks for the great review! Captain Jon

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Matt W
Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 14, 2018

Thank you so much for choosing us! Teamwork is the key to every successful day in life for me. I’m glad you guys had a good time with us and we hope to keep you coming back out with us! Thanks again. Captain Jon

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