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Inshore Reef & Wreck Fishing
Marathon Florida Keys reef and wreck fishing charters with SeaSquared Charters targets grouper, snapper, mackerel, amberjack, cobia, permit and various other species.
Reef & wreck fishing takes place year-round and is always enjoyable and challenging for experienced anglers as well as juniors and novices. The beauty of North America’s only living coral reef adds to the enjoyment of fishing the Florida Keys.
Offshore fishing in Marathon Florida Keys targets pelagic game fish such as dolphin, wahoo and tuna. Marathon deep sea fishing offers hard-fighting fish to challenge …
Much of this fishing is done in the Gulf Stream, which wobbles offshore of Marathon anywhere from 10 to 30 miles.
Family Fun Fishing
SeaSquared Charters specializes in Family Fun Fishing Charters. We pride ourselves in the number of families who return to fish with us year after year and refer …
Very popular among SeaSquared Fishing Charters guests are our Florida Keys Shark Fishing Adventures. We have hosted anglers from 5 to 90 as they wrangle sharks …
Imagine your excitement as masses of toothy critters swarm around the boat anchored in just four feet of crystal clear water! Shallow-water angling for sharks not only provides a good arm wrestle, but anglers have the opportunity to observe sharks interacting with each other in their natural environment.
The tarpon that visit the Middle Florida Keys each spring love to hang out at bridge passes. SeaSquared Fishing Charters fishes for the Silver King primarily in …
the waters surrounding the Bahia Honda Bridges, although at times we also fish at the Seven Mile Bridges. We use light tackle and live bait, such as crabs and mullet.
Anglers from around the globe flock to Marathon Florida Keys every spring to test their skills with the Silver King, one of the most sought after of all the Florida Keys game fish.
The height of tarpon fishing at the bridges is mid-April through early-June.
mingle with ocean water.
Sailfish are constantly on the move searching for food, and live bait is the key to catching them once you find them.
Dinner & A Show
The most prevalent species of snapper you’ll catch in the Bay is mangrove snapper. Averaging two to six pounds, mangroves are incredibly hard-fighting fish for their size. The smaller fish are a blast to catch for anglers of all ages and abilities, and the larger specimens will test the talents of even the most seasoned angler.
The mangrove’s sweet, white meat is excellent table fare. There’s nothing finer than a platter of mangrove snapper prepared your favorite way – fried, grilled, blackened, baked – at one of Marathon’s many restaurants that offer cook-your-catch.
You may also catch yellowtail snapper, porgy, mackerel, hogfish and possibly even some grouper – all depending on the time of year.
Charter Fishing Fans!
Had a great time and catch with Capt Jason; inshore and offshore. Jason is a great guide; super nice and engaging. Will definitely recommend him and use him again.
margaret Flaherty Martin
Wondering what you’ll catch during particular times of the year? Check out SeaSquared Charters Florida Keys Fishing Calendar for the answers!
Once you’re back at the dock, SeaSquared Charters will give you some tips on how to enjoy all that fish you caught.
Your Marathon Florida Keys Vacation
Removed from the fast-paced world of everyday life, Marathon Florida Keys is an ideal vacation destination. Situated in the Heart of the Florida Keys, Marathon is an easy and scenic drive from Key West, Ft. Lauderdale and Miami Airports.
Families love all the things we have to keep the kids busy. Whether it’s visiting our historic and natural attractions or utilizing our public parks, there’s an activity or event to fill every minute of every day.
Marathon is a mecca for outdoors enthusiasts – fishing, diving, snorkeling, boating, jet skiing, parasailing, biking, hiking – you name it and we’ve got it. And, if you’d just like to sit on the beach and read a book, we’ve got you covered there too!
From how to get here to where to stay and eat and what to do when you’re not fishing … SeaSquared Charters will gladly help you plan your vacation to Marathon Florida Keys.
About SeaSquared Charters
We will gladly offer advice on all aspects of your vacation throughout the planning process and during your stay in hopes of making it a getaway to remember for a lifetime.
We strive to provide exceptional customer service so you will return to vacation in Marathon and fish with SeaSquared Charters year after year and recommend us to all your family and friends.
Why Choose SeaSquared Charters
- Customer Satisfaction is our Top Priority
- Hundreds of Five-Star Reviews on TripAdvisor and Yelp
- The Most Professional Captains and Crews in the Florida Keys
- Multi-Vessel Fleet of Quality, Well Maintained Boats
- Top of the Line Tackle and Gear
- Trips Customized to Exceed Your Expectations
Meet Your Captains!
Capt. Jason was born with gills. A true Conch, he has spent his entire life in Marathon and has never had an interest in anything other than fishing. A third-generation charter fishing boat Captain, Jason was still in diapers when he caught his first fish. He is proficient with ...
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every type of fishing we have here in Marathon, whether it’s offshore for pelagics, on the reef/wrecks and bay/Gulf for various species and even on the flats for bonefish and more. Capt. Jason has worked with SeaSquared Charters since he was 14, first as deckhand and now as full-time Captain on the original SeaSquared. He is an integral element in the success of SeaSquared Charters, and our reviews on TripAdvisor are testimonials to his talents.
Derek grew up on the waters of North Carolina, spending his early years fishing and sailing off the coast. Derek has worn many hats in his professional career including serving on the Petersburg VA police force ..
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playing lead guitar in a rock band. Derek moved to the Florida Keys in 2013, where he met his wife Jennifer. Derek obtained his charter license and quickly familiarized himself with fishing in the Keys.. Derrick had captained multiple vessels within Marathon and Duck Key since obtaining his captain’s license. We are pleased to have Derek and his knowledge of the Middle Keys waters join our SeaSquared crew.
A native Floridian, Capt. Wayne began his fishing career in the Cape Canaveral area. Capt. Wayne and his wife, Christine, moved to the Keys in 2001 and he quickly ...
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put his fishing talents to work on various charter and private boats. He originally joined the SeaSquared crew to fill in for Capt. Chris as needed. Now, with the acquisition of his beautiful 32-foot Century center console boat, the Wayne’s World, Capt. Wayne is a full-time member of the SeaSquared crew!
Brother to Capt. Jason and also a third-generation charter Captain, Capt. Alex added his family's boat, the Blue Magic, to the SeaSquared fleet in December 2015.
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Capt. Alex has a diversified fishing career, with experience as a private boat Captain, a commercial fisherman and lobsterman. His talents cover the gamut of Keys fishing, including sailfish, offshore for dolphin and tuna, the reefs and wrecks and more. The original Blue Magic was lost in Hurricane Irma in September 2017. In 2018, Capt. Alex and his friend and deckhand, Steve Steenstra, formed a partnership and purchased the current Blue Magic.
Scott and his wife Christine love living life on the water. Scott has spent nearly the past decade cruising the Bahamas and the Florida Keys finally calling Marathon home. Scott holds a ...
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Master Mariner rating on his Merchant Marine credentials. Scott has had a professional career in both law enforcement and as a paramedic. Scott spent his law enforcement career as a marine patrol as well as dive rescue/recovery team. Scott joined the SeaSquared crew in 2022 captaining the Beagle excursion boat. Scott has a wonderful personality and enjoys interacting with his passengers.