Fins and Feathers Fishing Charters

The Florida Keys offer extensive fishing options and Fins and Feathers Fishing Charters provides just the service you need to do it all. Setting off from Key Largo, home to the only living reef in the US, you’re a stone’s throw away from the deep offshore waters, and Captain Jim Mulcahy knows exactly where the sweet spots are.

Powered by a 490 HP Cummins engine, you’ll be more than comfortable drifting along in the spacious 34’ SeaVee center console boat, which also makes sure you have 360-degree visibility. Fitted with outriggers and downriggers, your chance of catching that lucrative fish is enhanced by the equipment on board. All rods and reels are also of the highest quality, made by Penn.

Try your hand at kite fishing for a Sailfish, or troll along for some tasty Mahi Mahi or the smaller Yellowfin Snapper. If you’re lucky, you may even cross paths with a Swordfish, which will not only put up a good fight, but also provide you with a luxurious dinner afterward. You’ll be mainly fishing with live bait, prepared before the journey for you, while Capt. Jim will clean and prepare your catch for you to take home.

You can also take advantage of the “Diving Capital of the World” by letting the captain know that you’d like to use his scuba diving equipment. There really is fun to be had for the whole family, with Capt. Jim eager to pass on his passion to the next generation, just as his father did to him. With half, ¾, and full day trips on offer, there’s no excuse not to get booking!



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $950
    up to 5 persons
    This trip is the ideal opportunity to maximize your fishing potential. By spending all day on the water, you'll head up to 20 miles offshore targetting some beautiful and challenging game fish such as Sailfish, as well as having the opportunity to catch yourself a succulent meal, such as Mahi Mahi or a Snapper.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    7 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $800
    up to 5 persons
    On this trip, you'll be given the opportunity to participate in all kinds of fishing - from trolling for Mahi Mahi to fishing the wrecks for Amberjack. You'll be using the latest Penn equipment to give yourself the best chance of bagging that prized catch.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $650
    up to 5 persons
    This morning trip enables you to test all sorts of skills out, be it trolling for some Tuna or Wahoo, kite fishing for some Sailfish or bottom fishing for some Swordfish. These waters have it all and this trip will give you a shot at catching all of the best.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
      FREE Cancelation 3 days notice
    4 hour trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $650
    up to 5 persons
    A half-day trip is ideal for those who want to get a taste of life on the rich waters of the Florida Keys. A range of fishing techniques will be used as you head to the nearshore reefs for species such as the Goliath Grouper and Wahoo, or head a bit further offshore to try to catch your lucrative game fish, like Swordfish or Sailfish. Start time is flexible.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Mutton) Snapper (Mutton)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Vermilion) Snapper (Vermilion)
Snapper (Yellowtail) Snapper (Yellowtail)
Swordfish Swordfish
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

SeaVee (Center console) originally built in 2007. Powered by a 490HP Cummins 490 QSC engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 27 knots.

Length
34 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Policies

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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

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
Mastercard
American Express
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3.5% fee.

About the Captain

Jim Mulcahy
Key Largo, Florida, United States
Member since September 2018
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Captain Jim Mulcahy was born and raised on the Florida Keys, taking after his father who was also a fishing boat captain. Since 1989, he himself has been a fishing boat guide, opening Fins and Feathers in 2007, and is a USCG-registered captain. Capt. Jim's passion doesn't end at the Keys, however. He is known to run boats in the Maryland and even Bermuda and the Bahamas. While in the Bahamas, he managed to reel in a 598 lb Blue Marlin in only 35 minutes, so his experience is second to none.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.89
out of 5 stars from 6 reviews
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April fishing trip
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100%
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
83%
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James T.
Ocean Pines, MD
 5.00
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Full day with Captain Jim

VERIFIED   February 24, 2019
Great time. Caught 80 inch sailfish, grandson had one on but got off.He caught Amberjack, amaco jack, and large barracuda....
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James S.
Boca Raton, FL
 5.00
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April fishing trip

VERIFIED   April 28, 2019
Had a great time from catching our bait to hooking into some Kings,Sailfish,Hammerhead and a Amber Jack as seen In the photo...
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Corey M.
St. Petersburg, FL
 5.00
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Full day 15 dolphin

VERIFIED   June 1, 2019
Capt. Jim was awesome. On a very slow day for all boats, he spotted the right areas using birds, and hooked us up.
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Stuart S.
Valrico, FL
 5.00
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Fishing with Jim

VERIFIED   March 25, 2019
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Ben R.
Mantua, New Jersey
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Limit if mahi

VERIFIED   June 5, 2019
Very clean and comfy boat. I asked Jim to put me on mahi and he delivered. We caught our limit pretty early. I would highly...
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