5 Star Sportfishing Charters

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73501 Overseas Hwy
Islamorada FL, United States

If you’re looking for an experienced captain with a great boat and a can-do attitude, 5 Star Sportfishing Charters is the service for you. Offering a range of trips in the warm waters around Islamorada, FL, they will go all-out to send you home with a huge smile and a boatload of fish.

Captain Brandon Speilman specializes in an impressive variety of fishing techniques. Hit the reefs to reel in Snapper and Grouper. Fish the bluewaters for Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Sailfish, and even Marlin. Deep drop for Tilefish or take on Swordfish. Up for something closer to shore? Book a Tarpon trip and go head-to-head with the Silver King himself.

Whatever you’re after, the “5 Star” is the perfect tool for the job. This 33’ Tournament Edition World Cat provides incredible stability wherever you fish. She’s powered by twin 250 HP Yamaha engines and can carry up to 6 guests with ease. The vessel features Raymarine GPS and fishfinder and even has a head onboard for extra comfort on long trips offshore.

Rods, reels, live bait, and lures are included on all 5 Star Sportfishing Charters trips, as are fishing licenses for everyone onboard. Capt. Brandon is sponsored by some of the industry’s biggest names, including Fin-Nor, Quantum, Van Staal, and Mustad. He uses nothing but the best equipment to give you the best experience every time.

Capt. Brandon grew up fishing out of Lewes, DE and Ocean City, MD. He started mating on a charter boat when he was 14 years old and never looked back. Since then, he’s worked all over the East Coast and finally settled here in the Keys when he fell in love with the area’s angling. Spend just a few hours onboard, and you’ll see why he loves it here so much!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day - Swordfish
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1400
    up to 6 persons
    These trips will take you more than 30 miles out to target the king of the deep - Swordfish. This trip is also available as a nighttime charter, just message the captain for details.
  • Private trip
    Full Day - Reef/Bottom/Sailfish
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1200
    up to 6 persons
    Take your pick between productive reef fishing just a few miles from shore and hardcore sportfishing for Sailfish up to 25 miles out.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day - Reef/Bottom/Sailfish
    Just booked!
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 1000
    up to 6 persons
    Hit the local reefs just 3-5 miles out, then speed past them to target Sailfish up to 25 miles offshore.
  • Private trip
    Half Day - Bottom/Reef/Sailfish
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 800
    up to 6 persons
    Fish between 3 and 5 miles out, hitting the local reefs to bottom fish for Snapper and Grouper. You can also target Sailfish on these trips, making them even more exciting!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Tarpon
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hours trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    US$ 600
    up to 6 persons
    Take on the Silver King himself in the shallows around Islamorada on this 4-hour inshore trip.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Barracuda (Great)
Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Black)
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Permit

Sailfish
Snapper (Yellowtail)
Tarpon
Tilefish

Boat Specs

World Cat (Catamaran) originally built in 2009. Powered by 2 250HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
33 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Handline
Spearfishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment

Trip Includes

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

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 25% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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
American Express
PayPal
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

About the Captain

Brandon Speilman
Islamorada, Florida, United States
Member since October 2014
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Captain Brandon grew up fishing the coasts of Maryland and Delaware. After testing the waters in a number of locations along the East Coast, he chose Islamorada as his favorite. Since anchoring in the Keys, he has started his own charter business to share these incredible waters with as many people as possible.
Response time: 4 hours
Response rate: 82%

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4.92
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Pat Foley
Miami, Florida
 5.00
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A great day!

VERIFIED   March 29, 2016
Our family of 6 had an awesome time on the water with Captain Chad.  Everything about our 4 hour trip was great. ...
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Tiffany DeSilva
 5.00
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A fantastic day fishing!

June 12, 2014
Capt. Brandon, Thank you for a fantastic day fishing. You definitely took us to the right spot. I’ve never experienced...
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Cynthia Shannon
Hollywood, Florida
 5.00
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Great!

December 7, 2015
Caught our limit with great and courteous captain who assisted my handicapped husband
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Mads Michael Rahbek
 4.67
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Very nice trip

VERIFIED   December 29, 2014
Everything was ok it was a very nice trip. Only comment is that it turned out it was not tarpon season, so advertizing...
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