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Address: 1420 Washington St, Key West, FL 33040-4910
Phone Number: +1 305-296-9794
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Experience Key West flats fishing at its best with Flats Fever. Like no...

Experience Key West flats fishing at its best with Flats Fever. Like no other fishing in the world, Key West flats fishing takes you into some of the most beautiful, unspoiled waters known as the Key West backcountry. Here, you can fish for tarpon, permit, bonefish, cobia and more. Key West fly fishing on a flats boat allows you to venture quietly into the shallow waters of Key West's famous backcountry where you'll experience incredible fishing in an uncommon, preserved ecosystem. Flats Fever is the Key West fishing charter that will get you into the action and adventure that is Key West fishing.

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Let me start off by saying that I am a freshwater fly fishing guide in PA, and have fished with saltwater guides from Massachusetts to Mexico, the Bahamas and throughout the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 June 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Let me start off by saying that I am a freshwater fly fishing guide in PA, and have fished with saltwater guides from Massachusetts to Mexico, the Bahamas and throughout the Caribbean. Tarpon fishing is not an easy endeavor. Most of the variables work in the fish's favor. And a good guide makes all the difference in the world. I... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

Rick was an excellent guide with lots of experience. We told him we wanted a tarpon and he got us one! We caught some other solid fish that day as well. Killer way to celebrate our honeymoon.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

I just finished two spectacular days of fishing with Capt. Rick. If there is a better fishing guide in Key West I cannot imagine who that might be. I came for Tarpon and Capt Rick delivered. He was friendly, respectful and patient (even in the face of my frequent lapses). Above all--for which I could not be more grateful-- not... More 

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Orange Beach, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

My wife and I just came off of a half day tarpon trip. Rick got us to our fishing spot in about 20 minutes and right on top of fish. Caught my first 65 pound Tarp on light tackle.😀 I had dreamed about chasing a tarpon since I was a child. Rick has been guiding for 40 plus years and... More 

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Mobile, Alabama
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

Rick thanks for an awesome morning of fishing! Your guidance gave us an awesome experience. We would highly recommend. So worth the money!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

Being from NY like the captain we hit it off right away. I have been fishing for over 40 years and have fished in many places in the states but never have I experienced catching a Tarpon in the 100 pound class on Light tackle. Watching a Tarpon break the water and having a large shark follow it out of... More 

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Windham, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Rick was a great Captain. I hired him for a 3/4 day and he told me we could extend to a full day if I wanted. Went Tarpon fishing on 4/14/16. We hooked up at the dock at 6:15am. When I arrived he was ready to go and we were on the water before the sun came up. He took... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

My husband and I took a half day charter w Captain Rick and had a great time out on the water. We saw hundreds of fish while sight fishing in water just off the flats. Tarpon, permit, jacks, barracuda, cobia! It was like an Eco tour w rods. Beautiful leopard rays, sea turtles and quite a few meddling SHARKS! Lost... More 

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Woodbury, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2016 via mobile

My husband and I have been out 4 times with Captain Rick searching for tarpon and he has found them for us every time! Tarpon fishing is not for sissies and landing one in a flats boat is serious business. But if you want to play with the big boys and 100 lb tarpon, Rick is the guy for you!... More 

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Spring Hill, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

I chartered Captain Rick for two 6 hour days the week after Christmas. The wind was howling on day one. Lost one huge permit early in the morning which broke off. Captain Rick worked hard to put us on some decent Jack's later in the trip. But day two was one to remember. Warm day, calmer air and Captain Rick... More 

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