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Address: 90800 Overseas Highway, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070
Phone Number: +1 305-393-2587
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Hello and welcome to Florida Keys Shallow Water Flats Fishing. Are you...

Hello and welcome to Florida Keys Shallow Water Flats Fishing. Are you ready to fish the gin clear flats of Islamorada, Key Largo and the Everglades in the Florida Keys? Come on down! I'm an amicable and patient guide who will work hard to make your day on the water a success. I have lived and fished in the Keys for over 30 years and have been guiding fisherman just like you on the flats of the Florida Keys for over 20 of those years. Whether you choose to fish for tailing bonefish and redfish or giant tarpon, I assure you an enjoyable, interesting and exciting day in the Florida Keys. Though I primarily sight fish for these gamefish, we can fish for easier targets as well if your skills are not as high as your expectations. For the novice fisherman, I'll provide friendly fly fishing or light spinning tackle instruction. For the accomplished angler I can help to fine tune your casting skills. Expert? Our game fish should provide quite the thrill and challenge you're looking for.

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Great time

Wanted to thank Barry for a great experience and having patience with a couple of mid-west guys and our first time flats fishing. We will be back soon! Thanks again....Rod & Brad

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Rod B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to thank Barry for a great experience and having patience with a couple of mid-west guys and our first time flats fishing. We will be back soon! Thanks again....Rod & Brad

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Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Captain Barry was a joy to be around and put us on plenty of fish. Took an 8 hour trip to west Everglades and was not disappointed. First place we stopped had tailing lemon sharks and I caught two on light tackle. Spent the day catching lots of trout, snapper, jack, lady fish and a few catfish believe it or... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Barry really knows his stuff and has great fishing spots - we must have caught at least a 100 fish between the two of us! Snapper, trout and lady fish etc. expensive outing but worth the money for the experience!!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I've been out with Barry before and thoroughly enjoy spending a couple of days on the water with him. He works hard to put you on fish and is just a positive guy who's fun to be around. He also knows his fishing!! Barry tells some great stories and is willing to share his knowledge of the area. I caught... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

My husband & I booked a 4hour trip with Barry in hopes of catching tarpon and anything else that was biting! Barry was incredibly accommodating! Giving us an hour or so to enjoy the sunrise and wait for the tarpon to bite...sadly, the mocked us! But, with beautiful weather, we pressed on jogging over to Florida Bay where we caught... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016 via mobile

We went out 5 times flats fishing the back country with guide Barry Hoffman, and each trip was better than the last. Jim caught a nice tarpon on the first day & I caught a huge redfish along with lots of speckled trout. Every day we caught 15-20 speckled trout & loads of Jack caravelle. On our last day we... More 

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flatsguide, Owner at Florida Keys Flats Fishing, responded to this review

Was my pleasure Jim and Kathy.. enjoyed the time spent with you and hope to see you again! Keep Counting! best regards, Barry More 

Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

We had a great day, Barry worked very hard to put us over fish and although we didn't hook up with any tarpon, I am hooked and will be back for another trip as soon as I can. Barry isn't just courteous he genuinely wants his clients to have a good experience and works very hard to make that happen.... More 

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flatsguide, Owner at Florida Keys Flats Fishing, responded to this review

Thanks for the kind words.. I am happy the fish showed up for you, albeit a bit tough fishing conditions.. It is a highly technical form of fishing and sometimes the casting style takes a bit to master. i.e. windy and cold water. .. Hope to see you again, Best Regards, Barry More 

Key Largo, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2016

My friend calls Barry the "Fish Whisperer" and that is an apt title. There are few guides, if any, more knowledgeable than Barry. I have been fishing with him many times, and it is a pleasure to be on a boat with Barry for a day. That is important since it is a small boat! No hesitation recommending Barry without... More 

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flatsguide, Owner at Florida Keys Flats Fishing, responded to this review

Thanks tremendously Clark! Was just one of those days everything came together.. See you next time! Thanks again for fishing with me.. Barry More 

St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Highly recommend. Fulfilled a long time dream by catching my first Bonefish, a 9.5 pound fish. Barry is as knowledgeable as he is courteous and patient.

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Thank josephpatner
flatsguide, Owner at Florida Keys Flats Fishing, responded to this review

Was my pleasure Joe.. Was because of your patience with me, we caught that one.. and a skillfully placed cast.. hope to see you soon again.. best regards, Barry More 

Austin, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2016

Barry is an outstanding guide and a great person! We had the privilege of fishing with him for two days and had a weekend we will remember forever. Barry knows everything there is to about fishing in the Florida Keys and will make sure you have a memorable time. He put us on dozens of different species of fish, including... More 

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flatsguide, Owner at Florida Keys Flats Fishing, responded to this review

Hey Tim, was my pleasure.. hope to see you soon again! More 

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