Salty Goat Fishing Charters, LLC

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619 Front Street
Key West FL, United States

Salty Goat Fishing Charters is glad to announce that they are once again available for trips after hurricane Irma and the ongoing recovery efforts!

Join their team for an unforgettable fishing trip in Key West, Florida. These water are abundant with delicious fish species you will be able to target with Captain Dan Bursma. He will teach you anything you need to know about fishing and make sure you are having a great day on the water.

Captain Dan will take you fishing in the reefs around Key West and put you on Mutton, Yellowtail, and Mangrove Snapper, as well as Black, Gag, and Red Grouper, and Amberjack. You will target the fish using light tackle, jigging, and bottom fishing techniques.

The Salty Goat is a 50-foot Markley commercial USCG inspected vessel, originally built in 1994 and restored in 2017. It is powered by a turbo diesel 400 HP Cummins engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 17 knots which means you will get to the reefs quickly and make the most of your fishing trip.

The vessel is fitted with the latest safety equipment such as life jackets, EPIRB, and a CPR-trained crew, as well as a GPS and a fishfinder. The boat is rated to carry over 30 passengers comfortably. Please note, all trips are shared.

Salty Goat Fishing Charters and their professional crew will be happy to bait your hook, reel in your fish, and put it in on the ice unless you want to release it. Once the trip is over, you can have your catch cleaned, filleted and bagged. The crew can recommend a local restaurant where you can have your fish cooked for a great end of the day!

Please check in at 8.30am for this trip.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Evening summer trips
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 hours trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available (Tue)
    US$ 65
    per person
    10 persons minimum
    Evenings trips available for summer 4-9 need 10 people on books to run, available on Tuesday’s
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip: Morning
    In demand!
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 hours trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    Seasonal trip available (Tue)
    US$ 65
    per person
    10 persons minimum
    Bottom fishing on the reefs around Key West Florida for Snapper, Grouper, and Amberjack. The licensed and trained crew will do all they can to make sure you have a great day. They will be happy to bait your hook, remove your fish and put them on ice (that is unless you want to release them). And, when you return to the dock they will clean, filet and bag your catch so you can take them home or to one of the local restaurants to be cooked fresh for you.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

  Amberjack
  Grouper (Black)
  Grouper (Gag)
  Grouper (Red)

  Snapper (Mangrove)
  Snapper (Mutton)
  Snapper (Yellowtail)

Boat Specs

Markley (Commercial) originally built in 1994, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 400HP Cummins engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 17 knots.

Length
50 ft
Capacity
26 persons

Types of Fishing

Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Jigging

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License Included

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
No Smoking
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
Checks

About the Captain

Dan Bursma
Key West, Florida, United States
Member since May 2017
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The owners of the Salty Goat are Bruce and Captain Dan who have been friends for over 30 years. Working alongside one another on many assignments, they spent many hours planning what they would do when they retired from the public service as police officers from the City of Wyoming, Michigan. Once they reunited in Florida, they started their business venture together and purchased the "Salty Goat" that now resides at the Galleon Marina in Key West.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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