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Capt. Buddy LaPointe is a full-time professional Florida Keys fishing guide in Marathon. Offering a wide variety of light tackle and fly fishing, Capt. Buddy is very patient with young or inexperienced anglers. Yet with over 30 years of experience...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
59073 Overseas Hwy, Grassy Key Marina, Marathon, FL 33050-6018
+1 305-393-1145
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Buddy never fails to find the fish. We booked with him for two days and it was two days of nonstop action! We caught everything from Snapper, Mackerel and Sea Trout (alligator size) to Bar Jack all of which was cooked and eaten... delicious! We...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I just spent a very enjoyable half day morning trip with Captain Buddy. We started by fishing for snapper and caught plenty to eat. He then took us to another spot to catch Spanish mackerel. Once again we were successful. Finally we...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 6, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I had a great day fishing with Captain Buddy today. Even though my wife was not feeling well she pushed through the fishing trip. Captain Buddy was very conciderate on her having a good time. We will definitely be back to fish...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Michael L
Reviewed January 11, 2019

We recently spent the day with Captain Buddy after the death of my father. My Dad has been fishing with Captain Buddy for 32 years and we wanted to honor his memory with a day of fishing and just being on the water. My brother...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Steve M
Reviewed December 23, 2018 via mobile

Buddy was a great guide and knew exactly the location of the different kinds of fish. We learned so much from him and had a great time. Highly recommend going out with Buddy!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank angelakohkim
Reviewed December 19, 2018

Capt. Buddy was everything we were hoping for in a charter fishing trip. We booked him for a half day, and we went well into the early afternoon before coming back - he was very generous with his time. With over 40 years experience fishing...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank MotownMJM
Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

We (my dad ,bro n I) had a cold blast of air follow us down from MN. Usually shutting down fishing. We had Capt Buddy though. He pulled a rabbit out of a hat ! We caught fish everywhere we stopped. Probably 20 different species....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ttowey
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Thanks Captain Buddy for a wonderful fishing trip. You went above and beyond and we would highly recommend your guide service to anyone looking for a great fishing experience! We made once in a lifetime memories!

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 1, 2018 via mobile

My wife and I went on a 3/4 day trip with Captain Buddy and had an awesome day of fishing. We caught Spanish mackerel, grouper, sea trout, snapper, plus other fish, and a 4 foot black tip shark. Anyone wanting to go fishing in the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Christopher P
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

We went on a long awaited fishing trip with my two sons before they start their busy careers. Marathon is a great place to fish and Captain Buddy has been here for a long time, aka experience. He knows where the bait can be found,...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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