Koko Charters

If you are looking for a great trip offshore, Koko Charters are bound to have something for you. Captain Chris Gowens has been fishing his whole life, and he knows where to take you to make sure you hook in your dream fish.

You will spend the day on a 41’ Luhrs boat. This fabulous boat can have 6 anglers fish at once without crossing lines. She is powered by twin 635 HP Cummins engines, to make sure you waste no time in transit. Capt. Chris wants to get your lines wet as soon as possible. He has also gone above and beyond with the safety equipment onboard. He wants you to enjoy your day without worrying about yourself, your friends, or your family.

You’ll cruise to the best fishing spots in style – this boat is equipped with new Fusion/Wet Sounds stereo with Bluetooth to listen to your music of choice. You will want to make sure you’ve got something epic playing while you reel in your trophy catch! This boat also boasts an air-conditioned salon and a full head, so you can travel in comfort. There is also a flat screen TV/ DVD and a microwave in the galley for your use.

This high standard is continued with the equipment that you will use. You’ll be using Accurate, Van Staal & Shimano Talica reels. Everything is top of the line and ready for you to have an incredible day on the water. All rods, reels, and lures are included in the price.

You will target a huge range of species, such as Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Sailfish, White and Blue Marlin, Barracuda, Wahoo, and many more. Head up to 30 miles offshore to reel in some big beauties. You will troll and bottom fish predominantly. This boat was designed for trolling, so you can fish easy knowing this is the perfect boat for this technique of fishing.
Capt. Chris is happy to fillet your catch at the end of your trip – the hardest decision you need to make is how to cook it! All you need to do is pack your snacks, water, polarized sunglasses, and meet Capt. Chris on the water!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    9 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    up to 6 persons
    You will head out to the Gulf Stream to find the blue water pelagics. On trips to "The Wall" you will troll and sight fish for Tuna, Wahoo, and Mahi Mahi. This far out, you might even see a Marlin. On the return trip you may bottom fish if you wish.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    up to 6 persons
    You have the choice here for what type of fishing you would like to do. Depending on the season, the captain will advise you where to go and what to target. You can expect Mutton Snapper and Grouper when you bottom fish, or Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and Wahoo, if you go out to the Gulf Stream and troll. You can also reef fish for Yellowtail and Mangrove Snapper.
  • Private trip
    Half day reef
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    up to 6 persons
    Yellowtail, mangrove, mutton snapper. You never know what else will show up in the chum slick. We will anchor and chum some light tackle catch upon the reef outlying Key West. Fun for the family or just by yourself.
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About the Captain

Chris Gowens
Key West, Florida, United States
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Member since May 2018
Captain Chris Gowens has been fishing his whole life. He loves to be outside with his lines in the water. He is very proud to offer trips on his boat, which, like him, is specialized in offshore trolling. He loves having families on board his boat, and will be with you every step of the way to show you the best way of hooking your dream fish.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black)
Grouper (Red)

Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White)
Snapper (Mutton)

Snapper (Yellowtail)
Tuna (Blackfin)
Tuna (Skipjack)

Boat Specs

Luhrs (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2007. Powered by 2 635HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

41 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing


Air Conditioning
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

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


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. 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


Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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:
American Express

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

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Daniel D.
United States

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VERIFIED   December 16, 2018
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