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Island Lure Charters

#10 of 78 Tours in Marathon
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Address: 11833 Overseas Hwy, Capt Hooks Marina, Marathon, FL 33050-3040
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+1 305-393-9383
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Island Lure Charters is all about fishing and fun. Fishing the reef and...

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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5th trip with Captain TJ

We normally stay in Marathon but drove down from Key Biscayne to go out with TJ. Another great afternoon. Great guy, great fishing. My daughter was killing it. All the yellow... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We normally stay in Marathon but drove down from Key Biscayne to go out with TJ. Another great afternoon. Great guy, great fishing. My daughter was killing it. All the yellow fin snapper we could catch. We would highly recommend going out with Captain TJ. We cannot wait to go out again next year.

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Venice, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took advice from a friend who had hired Captain TJ while in Marathon. He could not have been more accomodating. He explained what the fishing and seas would be like and what to expect before going out. There was no guarantee we would catch fish but we were more than pleased with the results. He was very patient and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fishing with Captain TJ was a highlight of our vacation in the Keys. We were looking to get a fun, casual fishing experience with hopes of catching enough fish for some dinners. TJ gave us a couple options for fishing based on the weather that day and he made sure that wherever we went we were constantly reeling the fish... More 

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Thank Kailey Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fishing with Capt. TJ was a great experience. He was helpful and patient with our three kids. The seas were a bit rough, so we even tried a second location. We caught several fish in both spots. He was more than willing to work with us so that the trip was successful. We will certainly use him again.

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Thank Kelly S
Springville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

After a successful fishing trip with Capt TJ on Sat, my husband decided to book an additional trip to go shark fishing. It was a perfect day. Capt TJ let us know what time the tide would be optimal and called us to let us know when to be there. We had perfect weather, clear water and had several sharks... More 

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Thank busmom3
Saline, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016

Captain TJ went above and beyond in coaching us how to catch as many fish as possible and spent the entire trip assisting us in every way possible. I would highly recommend Island Lure Charters to anyone interested in booking a private fishing charter and will definitely look him up again next time we're in the keys.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2016

I have fished with Captain TJ twice and I recommend him for any one that wants to have a great time and catch lots of fish.

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parma ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We had a great day of fishing with Captain TJ. He was a great instructor, offering many tips and techniques to catch fish. We had a party of 4. His boat was pristine. He recommended a restaurant to take our catch. We had a fantastic lunch. We will definitely book with him again, next visit down to the Keys.

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mount pleasant, sc
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I reserved a charter for my dad, brother, husband, and our two sons (age 8 & 13). Captain TJ helped them catch more than enough food for dinner in the first 15 minutes. He was very patient with my kids and made sure everyone was having a great time. We highly recommend him, and we had tons of fish to... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Captain TJ was fantastic! He was entertaining, knowledgeable and we had a fabulous trip with him. We wanted to catch enough fish to feed everyone on our family vacation (8) and we caught enough for leftovers! Once we had enough to feed the family he took us to deeper water for entertaining fishing. It was a great day. He made... More 

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