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Come aboard Manicsportfishing and join Capt. Gregory Fabrizzi for an adventure that will see you exploring the plentiful waters of Marathon. FL Capt. Gregory prides himself on offering a charter that is based on relationships – there are no run-of-the-mill fishing trips here! No expense is spared to ensure that you’ll have a great day on the water.

Capt Greg Fabrizzi has been a captain for over 20 years. He has extensive knowledge of offshore and inshore fishing. The captain is based out of the Florida Keys because of its diverse fisheries, from the Gulf to Marathon humps and various local wrecks! Whether you want to battle hard-fighting Mahi Mahi, or go high speed trolling for Wahoo, the opportunities this diverse fishery offers are endless.

You’ll be heading out on your adventure in a 37’ Steiger Craft. She’s an impressively fast fishing machine that can accommodate up to 6 anglers. Onboard, you’ll find luxuries not a lot of boats in the area can offer, including heating, air conditioning, and a full electric toilet – you’ll be traveling in serious comfort and style! Guest safety is important to Capt. Gregory, so your vessel is fully equipped with a Viking liferaft, EPIRB, and other necessary safety and navigational gear.

The Florida Keys are home to some seriously impressive world-famous fish. If you’re looking for some first-class big game, get ready to target Mahi, Wahoo, Sailfish, Blackfin Tuna, and more. Want to reel in some monster species that will give you serious bragging rights? A variety of Sharks are on offer, including Mako, Bull, and Nurse.

You’ll be provided with top-notch gear for your trip, as well as a friendly and knowledgeable crew. When you’re back on shore, they’ll clean your catch for you. The first mate works for tips, so gratuity is very much appreciated.

Come aboard Manicsportfishing and experience Floridian fishing at its finest!

Please note that fuel is not included in the price of your trip, and will be an additional cost.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,395
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    Get ready to go after fast-moving, hard-fighting fish, such as Wahoo, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Tripletail, and more! The captain will often “run and gun” rather than troll for lengthy periods of time. This trip price does not include fuel, which allows you to go to the fish and not have to wait for them to come to you.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Trophy Sailfish Hunt
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - May 1
    $1,195
    up to 4 persons
    + $150
    each additional person
    With Sailfish season upon us we have decided to add this exciting trip to specifically target sailfish. They are truly a trophy beautiful, hard fighting, amazing trophy mount worthy fish. Expect to start the morning catching bait and then pushing off into deeper water. We use various tactics and you can expect some other fish to swim by that we may catch however Sailfish will remain the only targeted species. Sailfishing can go from zero to 100 mph. If you have patience try it. Fuel not included in price
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $995
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    On this trip, you'll target fast-moving, hard-fighting species, such as Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Sailfish, Blackfin Tuna, Tripletail, and more. The captain will often “run and gun” rather than troll for lengthy periods of time. This trip price does not include fuel, which allows you to go to the fish and not have to wait for them to come to you.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Reef & Wreck Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $950
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    This is a great family trip that allows everyone to get in on some action! During this 6-hour reef and wreck trip, you'll fish the calm waters of the Gulf or Famous Reef, as well as patch reef spots along the Atlantic Ocean. The wrecks and reefs hold everything from Yellowtail, Mangrove and Mutton Snapper, Barracuda, Sailfish, Mackerel, Grouper, and many more! You just never know what you're gonna get. After all, this is the sportfishing capital of the world! Please note, fuel isn't included in the price.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Shark & Barracuda
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $750
    up to 4 persons
    + $150
    each additional person
    This trip will target trophy Barracuda and all species of sharks in the area based upon the time of year. Most sharks are catch and release and if they cooperate will allow for some amazing video and pictures. Hook into any of these hard fighting, strength testing species and it will sure be a memory of a lifetime. A shark taxidermy mount or barracuda is available but it is best to let the Captain know ahead of time your intentions with the fish! Let’s start screaming drag. Price includes fuel
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Mahi Madness
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 1
    $650
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    This is the trip for you if you don’t want to spend most of your day in the sun but want to have fun! This time of year Mahi are normally close to shore and we can get on em fast. We will move quick and most of the time get on these delicious hard fighting Mahi within sight of land! We do need calmer days for this trip! The captain will make sure your day and probability are in your favor! Fuel is not included in the price. We need to get you to the fish and not hope they come to us!!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    If you're looking to get acquainted with the local fishery, or are on a tight schedule, then this is the trip for you. Expect non-stop action with Yellowtail Snapper, Mangrove Snapper, Shark species, and King Mackerel. Grouper, Sailfish, Hogfish, Skipjack Tuna, and Bonito are known to visit the reef, too! Rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the trip price. This trip price does not include fuel, which allows your captain to take you to the fish, rather than hoping the fish come to you!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $650
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    An afternoon trip is the way to go if you'd like to get some extra sleeping hours in. You'll have the opportunity to explore the beautiful reefs, where you'll come face-to-gills with Mangrove and Yellowtail Snapper, a variety of Grouper, King Mackerel, and maybe even Sailfish. The price of the trip will include the necessary rods, reels, and terminal tackle. This trip price does not include fuel, which will take you to where the fish are biting – you won't have to wait for them to come to you!
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Reef Fishing Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $595
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    This trip is designed for folks that just want to get out on the beautiful reef we have off Marathon. 3 hours is just enough time for children or adults that are not used to a long day on the water. We have AIR CONDITIONING it’s hot out. We cruise b/w 35 to 40 mph We can get there and back in this time. Expect a mini aquarium behind the boat along with great photos. Enough fish for a meal is the goal. Fuel not inc we need to get you to the fish and not hope they come to us. Expect 25 to 30 gallons of fuel
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Reef Fishing Trip (PM)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    $595
    up to 4 persons
    + $100
    each additional person
    This trip is designed for folks that just want to get out on the beautiful reef we have off Marathon. 3 hours is just enough time for children or adults that are not used to a long day on the water. We have AIR CONDITIONING it’s hot out. We cruise b/w 35 to 40 mph We can get there and back in this time. Expect a mini aquarium behind the boat along with great photos. Enough fish for a meal is the goal. Fuel not inc we need to get you to the fish and not hope they come to us. Expect 25 to 30 gallons of fuel
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About the Captain

Gregory Fabrizzi
Marathon, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
66 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
43 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since April 2018
Captian Gregory Fabrizzi has been fishing his entire life. He's a New Jersey native who has been exploring the waters of the Florida Keys for the past 10 years, during the winter months. It's safe to say that he knows these waters like the back of his hand! He started his charter operation in New Jersey, but relocated to Florida due to the incredible and diverse fishery that is on offer. Greg is a proud father of three children and spends as much time as possible with his wife and children, both on and off the water. Whether you're a seasoned fisherman looking to reel in your trophy catch, or want to take your family on a truly memorable vacation, Capt. Gregory warmly welcomes you onboard. Manicsportfishing is available for tournaments and has a proven track record of tournament winnings.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black)
Grouper (Goliath)
Sailfish

Shark (Hammerhead)
Shark (Mako)
Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Mutton)

Snapper (Vermilion)
Snapper (Yellowtail)
Tuna (Blackfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Steiger Craft (Downeast) originally built in 2018. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
37 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date. 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 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
American Express
PayPal
Mastercard

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.89
out of 5 stars from 43 reviews
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Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
98%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Paul H.
Miami, FL
 5.00
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Family 1/2 day fishing trip

VERIFIED   July 10, 2019
We chose Manic Sports Fishing for our family vacation fishing trip ( first for all of us) based on the great reviews we read....
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Jeff J.
Marathon, FL
 5.00
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Great fishing trip in Marathon

VERIFIED   July 18, 2019
When you arrive in the keys, it’s hard to know which fishing charter to take since there are so many. Well… that being...
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Sandra K.
Webster, New York
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3/4 Day Trophy Charter

VERIFIED   April 7, 2019
I highly recommend ManicSportFishing!  Capt. Greg and Chris were fantastic!  We were a family group of 5 adults hoping...
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Potter R.
Tampa, FL
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Combo Trip with Captain Greg

VERIFIED   February 12, 2019
Great Trip! Captain Greg gave us options of what we wanted to fish for and since we loaded up on yellowtail the day prior on...
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Brian C.
San Juan
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Half Day with Capt. Greg

August 6, 2019
Trip was fantastic. We had 2 adults and 2 12 year old children. Capt Greg and Mate Nick made the trip fun for all. We fished...
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