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Address: 11833 Overseas Hwy, Capt Hooks Marina, Marathon, FL 33050-3040
Phone Number: +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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Great day shark fishing!!!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Springville, New York
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Springville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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Saline, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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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Thank honey1497
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We are not a fishing family but my 9 year old son really wanted to fish while we were in the Keys. TJ took us out on a windy morning and spent four hours teaching my son and daughter how to fish and helped and encouraged them the entire time. My son ended up catching over 25 fish and my... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Recently chartered with Captain TJ of Island Lure Charters. A picture tells a thousand stories. Fantastic day on the water. Extremely knowledgeable and experienced Captain, and willing to share and teach techniques for catching the various species found in the keys. Totally recommend Captain TJ 110% for catching fish in the Marathon Florida area. I will definitely be fishing with... More 

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Powell, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016

We had an amazing time fishing with TJ. We had a 15 year old, a 3 year old, and a 1 year old on the boat with us and he was so great with the kids. He was patient when the toddlers got fussy, lost interest, or were sea sick. He included them on every fish we caught and such... More 

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Dunmore, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016

This was our first fishing charter for our family. From scheduling to explaining the trip to following up on our reservation, Capt. TJ was nothing but professional, courteous, and friendly! He gave us our options for fishing along with the pros and cons of each option. We chose to go snapper fishing because we wanted to eventually eat what we... More 

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