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Island Lure Charters

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11833 Overseas Hwy, Capt Hooks Marina, Marathon, FL 33050-3040
+1 305-393-9383
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Excellent experience fishing with Capt. TJ

Did a half day trip; caught lots of fish and had fun. Capt TJ was very friendly and professional... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sean C
Amazing experience!

In March, my husband, son (16) and myself went on a trip to the Keys. On our bucket list was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Barnacle4
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Annandale, Minnesota
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Island Lure Charters is all about fishing and fun. Fishing the reef and wrecks to offshore and bay we catch snapper, grouper, mackerel, mahi, tuna, and much more. The Island Lure is a clean and comfortable boat that is owned and operated by Capt TJ and will cater to meet the needs and desires of each and every fishing trip. From the experienced angler to novice I will do all I can to provide a fun,safe and productive day on the water. Specializing in family fishing trips everybody is welcomed on the Island Lure.
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11833 Overseas Hwy, Capt Hooks Marina, Marathon, FL 33050-3040
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Did a half day trip; caught lots of fish and had fun. Capt TJ was very friendly and professional through the whole process of scheduling/booking, as well as the actual trip. The water and weather were beautiful. Capt TJ knows where the fish are, keeps...More

Thank Sean C
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

In March, my husband, son (16) and myself went on a trip to the Keys. On our bucket list was fishing! We stumbled upon Captain TJ and booked an excursion with him. From booking to our final goodbye, Captain TJ was the best!!! He got...More

Thank Barnacle4
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I travelled down to the Florida Keys for a week of fun. This was our last scheduled event for the week and it was fantastic. Capt TJ met us right on time and greeted us with a huge smile and was ready...More

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Reviewed June 8, 2018

Five of us recently went out with Capt. TJ -me, my wife and 3 teenagers. Capt. TJ was great. He put us on a bunch of yellow tailed snappers and worked hard to put me on a grouper, which unfortunately, I couldn't land. We also...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018

Our first time fishing with Capt. TJ and it was a great time. Lots of nice sized yellow tail and 2 nice black grouper. TJ came through as advertised. He was very attentive and explained everything to us. Well worth it. You will not be...More

Thank Joe S
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Reviewed April 25, 2018

We had a great 1/2-day trip with Island Lure Charters and Captain TJ. He was ready to go and the boat was very clean. We had a nice ride out and he got set up to fish quickly. TJ was extremely patient with a couple...More

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed April 14, 2018

I finally was able to come down to Marathon and fish. Many Charter Captains either lost their boats, their marina dockings or their canals are so filled up with debris that they are not able to work. Things are so improved now. I have fished...More

Thank FNegaard
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Reviewed April 8, 2018 via mobile

We did a half day charter, reef fishing with Island Lure Charters and Captain TJ. He met us at the dock ready to go when we arrived. TJ is super friendly and made my family feel welcome from the beginning. He runs a very clean...More

Thank Scott L
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Reviewed September 3, 2017 via mobile

Had a great time with Capt TJ! He got us out to the hump and we got our fill of tuna. After the tuna quit biting we hit the wreck and got all we could handle on the amberjack. He cleaned our tuna and cut...More

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Reviewed August 3, 2017 via mobile

We did a half day reef & wreck trip and had a lot of fun! This is our second trip with TJ and can't recommend him enough! See you soon!

Thank Dan K
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