Live Action Fishing Charters – Offshore

Whether you are after a quick trip to the reefs and wreck or want to chase whatever patrols the waters, give Live Action Fishing Charters a try. On your day out with Captain TJ Zinkand, you will be able to sample some of the finest species in Islamorada!

Capt. TJ is a South Florida native with thousands of hours of fishing experience. He works hard to make each trip one to remember and give you the opportunity to catch the fish of a lifetime. Capt. TJ has tailored a variety of packages to meet any client’s schedule.

Enjoy a short ride to the reef or wreck, where you will be able to get your hands on Snapper, Grouper, and Amberjack. If you are game for something bigger, head up out for the likes of Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and Sailfish.

All you have to do is pack your lunch and drinks and step on board a 36’ Contender center console. With enough room for up to 6 anglers and twin 350 HP Yamaha engines, this boat can take you to the fishing grounds quickly and safely.

This fishing machine is fully outfitted with navigational and fishfinding electronics, a restroom, a wireless trolling motor, and an icebox to keep the catch fresh throughout the day. It features outriggers and downriggers, as well as spearfishing equipment for anglers aged 16 and over.

Live Action Fishing Charters will provide you with everything you need for a productive day out on the water. All you have to do is show up!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    Enjoy a full-day offshore extravaganza, fishing for Mahi Mahi, Tuna, and Sailfish – all depending on the season. The cost of the fuel is already included in the price.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    On this trip, you and your whole family will be able to explore the waters out and sample Mahi Mahi, Snapper, Grouper, Tuna, or Sailfish.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    up to 6 persons
    This is a morning trip to the wrecks and reef for the likes of Amberjack, Grouper, and Snapper. Bring your snacks and drinks with you!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    up to 6 persons
    This afternoon trip will take you fishing close to shore for Snapper, Grouper, and Amberjack. You will be exploring the local reef and wreck with everything provided for a fun-filled day out but food and drinks.

About the Charter Operator

Live Action Fishing Charters
Islamorada, Florida, United States
1 Reports
2 Customer Reviews
Member since May 2015
Live Action Fishing Charters is operated by Captain TJ Zinkand. A South Florida native, he grew up exploring the local waters, spending most of his childhood days fishing with his dad and grandfather. Capt. TJ has been fishing for Redfish, Snook, and Tarpon since he was a young boy. As well as these inshore species, TJ learned the art of fishing offshore for Mahi Mahi and Sailfish. He is a young and enthusiastic captain who knows the waters of Islamorada, the Florida Bay, and Miami like the back of his hand.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Red)

Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Vermilion)
Snapper (Yellowtail)

Tuna (Blackfin)
Tuna (Skipjack)

Boat Specs

Contender (Center console) originally built in 2001. Powered by 2 350HP Yamaha engines.

36 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle


Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor

Trip Includes

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


FREE Cancelation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 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
Catch and Release Mandatory
Disabled Accessible


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:
American Express

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

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