5 Star Sportfishing Charters

73501 Overseas Hwy
Islamorada FL, United States

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Boat Specs

World Cat originally built in 2009. Powered by 2 250HP Yamaha engines .

33 ft
6 persons
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing

The 5 Star is a 33’ Tournament Edition World Cat powered by twin Yamaha 250HP engines, with a maximum passenger capacity of 6 anglers per trip, located in Florida Keys, Islamorada. The vessel is outfitted with a toilet and features a variety of marine and navigational utilities, including Raymarine GPS, radio and fish finder. Captain Brandon Speilman specializes in a variety of fishing methods and techniques and offers a range of fishing packages, including 4,6,8,10 and 12 hour reef, bottom, shark, tarpon fishing trips and more.

The species targeted on reef trips include the likes of Snapper, Grouper, Kings and Sailfish, while offshore trips are focused on going after Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Marlin, Sailfish and Swordfish, depending on the season. Deep drop trips include possible catches of Tilefish, Snappers and Groupers. 10-12 hour customized trips are also available, so feel free to ask for more information.

Capt. Brandon grew up fishing out of Lewes Delaware and Ocean City, Md. He first started mating on a charter boat when he was 14 years old. Since he was 18, he would fish off of Ocean City during the summer months and travel south to Florida and Bahamas during the winter. In the past 8 years he’s spent 4 months in the winter in Islamorada and is now a full-time resident. His mission is to provide a 5-star fishing experience in what many anglers refer to as the ‘unofficial sportfishing capital of the world’.

All the appropriate rods, reels and bait for all members of your party are included in the price. Captain Speilman is fully sponsored by a variety of notable fishing brands, including Fin Nor, Quantum, Van Staal and Mustad. Both live and artificial bait are provided on each charter, along with a customary cleaning and filleting of your catch following the trip. Fishing licenses are mandatory for all occupants of the boat and are covered by Capt. Brandon.

Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Tank
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rod, Reels & Tackle
Live Bait
Catch Cleaning & Filleting
First Mate
Fishing Licence
Fly Fishing Equipment
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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on trip and number of days booked

Other Policies 
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

20% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Master Card, Check, American Express.

About the Captain

Brandon Speilman
Islamorada, Florida, United States
Member since October 2014
Captain Brandon grew up fishing the coasts of Maryland and Delaware. After testing the waters of a number of locations along the east coast, he quickly chose Islamorada as his favorite, anchoring in the Keys and starting his own charter business.
Response time: 4 hours
Response rate: 86%

Customer Reviews

4.92 out of 5 stars from 4 reviews

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Our family of 6 had an awesome time on the water with Captain Chad.  Everything about our 4 hour trip was great.  Captain Chad did a phenomenal job finding a great spot to fish and kept us catching fish the entire time.  We have enough yellowtail to eat for the rest of our trip!!!  The kids had a blast as did my wife and I.  Back at the marina Chad and Brandon filleted all our 32 fish to perfection.  We’ll be back next year!  Thanks guys!

Pat Foley • Fished Mar 29, 2016
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Caught our limit with great and courteous captain who assisted my handicapped husband

Cynthia Shannon • Fished Dec 07, 2015
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Everything was ok it was a very nice trip.
Only comment is that it turned out it was not tarpon season, so advertizing a tarpon and shark trip at that time is of course debatable.
We had a nice day and ate the fish caught in a restaurant.
Boat and Captain was very good.

Mads Michael Rahbek • Fished Dec 29, 2014
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  • 73501 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada
    FL 33036, United States