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Captain Buddy LaPointe

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Marathon, FL, USA
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About Captain Buddy LaPointe
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 charter fishing in Marathon, he can also help seasoned anglers to further hone their skills. Tarpon/permit/bone fish/shark & family fun fishing charters are his specialties.
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Marc K wrote a review Mar 2020
Germantown, Maryland100 contributions78 helpful votes
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If you want to catch fish and have a great time doing it Buddy is your man. Top notch equipment and a knowledge of the fishing grounds that is superior! He is hard to book because he knows his stuff and everyone knows it so call early to get on his schedule! You will not regret
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Date of experience: April 2019
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David H wrote a review Dec 2019
Tampa, Florida113 contributions26 helpful votes
Wow! This guy is a seasoned expert and a genuine nice guy with great boat and fishing equipment. I’ve only been fishing for over 60 years and found Buddy to be, not only a wonderful fishing guide, but a lot of fun on the water. He knows the local waters like the back of his
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Morgan W wrote a review Dec 2019
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We have fished with Captain Buddy 6 years running. Snapper, Grouper, Mackerel, Tarpon, Trout, Black Tip Sharks, Nurse Sharks...he works hard to make sure each trip is a successful one. He's also one of the main reasons we come back to Marathon Key each year. Buddy is
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Date of experience: December 2019
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Matt wrote a review Aug 2019
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Thanks to Buddy for a great morning's fishing ! He was a patient teacher to 2 newbies who had never fished before. And to our surprise we managed to catch everything from a shark to a multitude of snappers. Thanks again Buddy ! Matt
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Date of experience: August 2019
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TheGatorman wrote a review Jul 2019
Frisco, Texas46 contributions18 helpful votes
If you expect to slay ‘em every trip you haven’t fished that much. One thing I will day about Buddy is that he does everything he can to put you on fish. We caught some good snapper and a grouper and I got a nice barracuda. It was the first one I have landed and it was a lot
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Date of experience: July 2019
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