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“Awesome day of fishing”

Linda D Sportfishing
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: 79 years of family fishing history for the WICKERS , Capt. Billy Wickers III followed in his grandfather's and father's footsteps. Now Billy is a 4th generation captain. Captain Billy grew up working in the family charter business, working as a mate for his dad, and got his captain's license at the young age of 18 in 1990. He captained his dad's boats, Linda D III and IV, and was able to buy his own boat the Linda D V in 2003 which he owns and operates. Captain Billy has been recognized for his fishing abilities by winning numerous awards since 1990 to present , including the prestigious Key West Fishing Tournament's Outstanding Guide Award, most releases in general division, and also most Sailfish and Marlin releases, which he has won for consecutive years. He s been recognize as captain of the moth by Gray taxidermy..Also Linda D IV & V have been Awarded for the 2012 BEST OF KEY WEST AWARDS IN THE CHARTER BOATS Category by the Key West Award Program Committee. Capt. Billy Wickers III will definitely make your fishing trip a memorable event for you and your family.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Lockers / storage, Bathroom facilities, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase
Reviewed October 4, 2012

Great day of fishing. The crew knew exactly where to go and what to do to catch a bunch of fish. We caught around 60 yellow tails and 2 jacks over 40 pounds.

Thank lynnc78
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

This past June i decided to go down to Key West, while i was there i booked a trip with Linda D to go fishing. Some friends of mine had recommend them to me, i have to say they were AMAZING!!!
I had the best time out there, my first catch was a Sand Shark which i fought with him for a while but it was worth it. Once i caught it, i took some pictures and released him back into the water. My second catch was a Tarpon which it took some time to get but I did!!!!The day was perfect sunny and the water was not so rough. I would recommend them to anyone, the Captain has so much experience you can go with your eyes close and trust him that you will get the fish you want.

Thank Jay C
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Reviewed October 3, 2012

Great time!! We caught a ton of fish and had a blast... even the one who got sea sick was smiling! :) Thanks Linda D.!

Thank Amanda G
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Reviewed October 2, 2012

This past weekend my girlfriend and I went down to Key west for the weekend. On Saturday we decided to go on a fishing trip, we chose Linda D because when we got the dock we liked what they offered and the experience the captain had. As we went out,he explain everything in detail and in a friendly matter. We had such a great time, the weather was perfect and we were lucky to have caught a lot of fish. Would i recommend this charter to anyone else?? Absolutely!!!!!!!! They were amazing, keep up the good work.

Thank Sebastian B
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Reviewed September 19, 2012

We had the best time with Capt. Billy and Joe for my husband's birthday. We caught 21 snapper some of which we took to a local restaurant to cook for dinner - which was wonderful, and we couldn't believe it when our son, who booked the trip, hooked a Goliath Grouper and his girlfriend followed that with a Shark! What a day! We will definitely book with Capt. Billy again when we are back in the Keys - would highly recommend him.

Thank Marion D
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