Marathon Florida Keys

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Fishing Charters Marathon Florida

Marathon Florida Fishing Charters

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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.

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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

Offshore Fishing

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 …

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even the most hard-core anglers!

Much of this fishing is done in the Gulf Stream, which wobbles offshore of Marathon anywhere from 10 to 30 miles.

Family Fishing Fun

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 …

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SeaSquared Charters to their friends who are coming to Marathon Florida Keys for vacation.

SeaSquared Charters is consistently rated Number One for Family Fishing on TripAdvisor and Yelp.

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Shark Adventure

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 …

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upwards of 8 feet in length on light 20lb spinning tackle.

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.

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Tarpon Fishing

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 …

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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.

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Sailfish Charter

One of the most sought after game fish in the Florida Keys, sailfish are found in shallower Atlantic areas anywhere from 20 to 200 feet. They prefer areas where coral reefs …

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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.

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Dinner & A Show

These are 6- or 8-hour trips (your choice) where you’ll spend most of your outing catching and releasing sharks in shallow water and then move on for some snapper …

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fishing in Florida Bay.  The intention is not to limit out on snapper, but to catch enough for a nice dinner.

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

We fished with Capt. Jason and had a blast. He was great with the boys very laid back and put us on the fish. He dealt with me getting sick nearly the whole trip and didn’t skip a beat. Hope to fish with you guys again. Thanks for helping our family create irreplaceable memories!

Crystal macLaren

We had an amazing time fishing with Captain Jason! He took time to explain everything and helped out the entire time. We’ve never been salt water fishing and he made it all so easy. We’ll be back for sure!

Jason Dean

Fishing Calendar

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.

Marathon Florida Keys Fishing Reports

Each and every group that fishes with SeaSquared Charters receive its own fishing report with pictures on our Facebook page to share with family and friends.

Marathon Florida Keys Vacation

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

Our goal is to entice you to choose Marathon Florida Keys as your vacation destination.

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!

Charter Fishing Boats Captain

Captain Jason

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.

Experienced Charter Fishing Boats Captain

Captain Derek

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.

Captain Wayne Charter Fishing Boats Captain

Captain Wayne

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!

Charter Fishing Boats Captain Alex

Captain Alex

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.

Charter Fishing Boats Captain Scott Loves Water

Captain Scott

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.

Charter Fishing Boats Captain Scott Loves Water
Captain Bill Giliberti
Captain Bill had a fishing pole in his hands before he could walk.  Growing up on the Jersey Shore, he always has a passion for saltwater fishing.  Bill moved to the Florida Keys in 2015 where ...
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he immediately fit right in on the waters here.  Captain Bill is an experienced captain with a 100 ton vessel operator's license.  We are happy to have Captain Bill join the SeaSquared team in 2022.