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Address: 90800 Overseas Hwy, MM 90, Tavernier, Key Largo, FL 33070-2420
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I am a fishing charter captain in the Florida Keys. I fish in the Gulf of...

I am a fishing charter captain in the Florida Keys. I fish in the Gulf of Mexico, Florida Bay, Everglades National Park, John Pennekamp reef, and the Atlantic Ocean in Key Largo, Tavernier, and Islamorada Florida. I am fully licensed and insured. I have been fishing the Florida Keys waters since 2002. I have the knowledge and specialized techniques that consistently put more fish in the box. I have been fishing professionally in many different rivers, lakes and oceans all across North America from Alaska and Northern Canada to the Great Lakes and Atlantic Ocean. I have guided Fly fishermen for trout, salmon and char in Alaska and the tributaries of all of the Great Lakes in Michigan and Canada. I have guided in the Canadian shield lakes in northern Ontario. I have run charter boats in Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, and Lake Michigan. All of this experience comes to play every trip out as conditions are constantly changing. I have a big tank of experience to draw from. Most importantly, fishing is not just a job for me, it is my PASSION!

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A fun and great experience for every skill level!

Very highly recommended. This was our third year in a row going out with Captain Joe, and it's always proves to be the highlight of our vacation. We always catch a great variety... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2017
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West Virginia
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Reviewed 15 April 2017

Very highly recommended. This was our third year in a row going out with Captain Joe, and it's always proves to be the highlight of our vacation. We always catch a great variety of fish throughout the day, and it is just a very fun experience all the way around. Captain Joe is very professional, and works extremely hard all... More 

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Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Wow, what a day with Captain Joe. He moved us around to all his hot spots, he's tenacious! Boom, it paid off with a Tarpon field day. We had 3 monsters on at the same time. My 18 year old had the time of his life fighting a 100 pounder. Don't think twice, book him. Thanks again, Cap!

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Dix Hills, New York
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

Captain Joe is a straight forward professional who provided us with a great day of fishing. Joe was very helpful and allowed us to catch a bunch of snappers and have a great day overall. What you see is what you get with Captain Joe who we highly recommend!!

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Swedesboro, New Jersey
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 17 September 2016

Such a fun and action packed trip. We had such a good time the first trip that we were able to book him again right before our trip ended again! Capt Joe got my husband and I on so many different types of fish, ensured we were having an awesome time and is full of knowledge. He got me on... More 

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Miami Beach, Florida
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 26 June 2016

Captain Joe is the man. Started off catching."Pilcards are your friend". nobody else was catching any. Joe in about 30 minutes filled up the live well with 50 premium baits Then on yo the mutton snapper. caught 3 gigantic muttons in about 30 minutes. they were so big we had them mounted/ Needless to say they are the best eating.Then... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

Captain Petrucco is a master of his craft. His passion for sport fishing makes the experience all the better. From master fisherman to novice, Joe will get you on the fish, and make sure you perfect the way to catch them. All around amazing guide. Has some great recommendations on every activity in the keys. Book him early, he is... More 

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Miami, Florida
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Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Fishing with Capt. Petrucco was amazing! His passion, knowledge and professionalism sets him higher than all the rest. Whatever it is you want to fish for, you'll catch it! We had an unforgettable time! I highly recommend booking your next trip with Capt. Joe Petrucco, you will NOT be disappointed!

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
2 reviews
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Reviewed 4 November 2015

I would highly recommend this Fishing Charter from one of the best Captains in the Florida Keys. Joe made my husbands and I dreams come true! It was an evening we will never forget. We caught Tarpon and have pictures to prove it! He was very patient and very knowledgeable when it comes to his passion! I have never seen... More 

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Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain
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53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 16 October 2015

I had my best fishing times of my live with captain petruco, more than 9000 km from spain tobe fishing with him, the best profesional and fiendly person, i do realy recomend him,, is the best of the best...... TINO

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Reviewed 21 March 2015

my wife and I recently purchased a home in Isla Morada met captain Joe and his wife they instantly made my wife and I feel like family fished with Joe two days of the week that I was there I must say he is the real thing I am a true northeast fisherman my whole life my wife and I... More 

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