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Upper Keys Sportfishing
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We get you on big fish with fly, light or conventional tackle. We invite you to come fish with us, in the Upper and Middle Keys, where you will find the Offshore fishing grounds where we we hunt for Marlin, Sailfish, Swordfish, Tuna, Wahoo, Sharks, Mahi-Mahi and more. We are recognized as the premier marlin charter of the Florida Keys by Florida Sportsman Magazine. The reefs abound with Snapper, Grouper and over 20 different species of fish. In the Back Country and Flats the list is Big Tarpon, Bonefish and Permit We tarpon, permit and bonefish fish in the spring and early summer months till July. We have fished this area of the Keys and know them well and will give you the most fishing action possible. We cust tailor each fishing adventure, that is why we have such great repeat business. Call us today to book your adventure. We were the recipient of The Best of Islamorada 2014 Charter Fishing. There are many charters to choose from, choose the best in choosing Upper Keys Sportfishing.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Food available for purchase, Activities for older children
Reviewed January 21, 2014

My family and I came down for a week of fishing down in beautiful Islamorada. For our first day, we scheduled a half day with Captain Jorge for deep sea fishing. The crew caught bait right away and had us trolling in no time. After they raised four sails, we asked to fish for a full day! After all the commotion we ended up with 3 successful releases. We had such a great connection with the Captain and his mate that we requested to fish the day after. He had the availability and was more than happy to take us out again! All day we had strike after strike, we caught out limit of kingfish. Great for eatin'! We will definitely be back to book with Upper Keys Sport Fishing. Highly recommended.

Thank Mariah B
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Reviewed January 21, 2014

What a great day of fishing! My siblings and I wanted to get the full keys experience and got a referral to go on a full day with Upper Keys Sportfishing. We had a blast! Despite the weather being a little dreary, the experience was awesome. We ended up catching some a good size sailfish, as well as king, grouper and mackerel. Their boat is equipped with top notch gear, and was very clean. Not to mention, plenty of seating! Jorge and his mate JR definitely made the experience, and clearly are very knowledgeable about the area! What makes them different is how they interacted with us with their sense of humor and hospitality. If you're looking to catch fish, while enjoying your experience, look no further than Upper Keys Sportfishing!

Thank Mia P
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Reviewed January 15, 2014

Our fishing trip was amazing! We went out to catch cigar minnow bait, which took the captain very little time and gave us more time for fishing. The weather was great, the boat was very comfortable, and the captain gave us a detailed history and background of the keys and fishing off shore from the keys. The captain was knowledgeable and taught us how and where to find certain fish and catch fish (how to reel with off shore rods and bring in the fish). We caught king fish and dorado, or as they call them - dolphin. Chasing after birds that dived down by the fish was entertaining and served us well with our fish that we caught! The experience was so much fun! Definitely a quality and quantity experience (we spent all day on the water). I plan to schedule another fishing trip by Spring/Summer.

Thank Piner001
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Reviewed December 18, 2013

John, Jorge & Alex, what a Team !! we had a blast last week when this profesional fishermans tooked us on a full day fishing trip experience on a safe and very clean boat loaded with all technology avaiable.
We fish and learn more about this passionate sport, Jorge showing he's tecniques and macking sure we where enjoying our trip.
I'll be back soon !

Thank Galulcarelli
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UpperKeysSportfishin, Owner at Upper Keys Sportfishing, responded to this reviewResponded January 1, 2014

These guys were a lot of fun. Their excitement was a real plus carching fish. Would like to have you again on our bost. Thanks

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Reviewed November 4, 2013

My husband and I have been to The Keys and taken several charters, each time in search of a new one. (We live in Florida and fish on our own boat so we may be a little pickier than some) We don't have to search anymore, from now on each time we go down to get a charter we will be booking with Jorge and Captain John!!! From the time we met them at the marina we knew we were in good hands. They are extremely knowledgeable and friendly, the boat is immaculate clean. It wasn't an awkward day where you're not sure if you can joke with them or you're searching for the next bit of small talk. It was as if we were long time friends, never an awkward moment. We were out for marlin and Jorge told us the chance of a marlin was small this time of year (Mid October) but he was willing to try whatever we wanted to do. We weren't able to hook into one but it wasn't for lack of trying. We went all the way into the Gulf Stream in search of a marlin with no luck. They weren't worried about the time at all, he told us "You let us know when you need to get back". We will be back again when the marlin are around for sure, and booking with Upper Keys Sport Fishing! Book here you will not be disappointed!

Thank abking102106
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