Discover the aquatic wonders of Islamorada and join 4 Reel Fishing Charter on an unforgettable journey! Captain Ryan Wenzel will take you on an epic battle, fishing and diving in the beautiful turquoise waters of the Florida Keys. Then, after a day’s hard work, you’ll get to relax on the sandbar with a cold drink and admire the beautiful sunset over your head.

Capt. Ryan will show you around his native waters in a 34’ 2018 Sea Vee. With triple 300 HP Mercury V8 engines, you’ll be cruising at a top speed of 50 knots. So if you’re wearing a hat, you might want to hold on to it pretty tight! This boat comes fully loaded with all the amenities you need for an enjoyable day of fishing and exploring, including top-grade electronics, navigational equipment, safety gear, and a private head. With a max capacity of 6 guests, she’s perfect for the whole family, friends gatherings, or business outings.

Choose your favorite fishing technique and go for it! From trolling, drifting, or bottom fishing to jigging and spinning, the choice is yours! Capt. Ryan will always accommodate each trip based on your preferences. He’ll ask you what species you want to target, then he’ll lead you to the magic. You’ll target the monsters of the deep blue, including Kingfish, Blackfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Barracuda, Swordfish, Sailfish, and so many more!

You can also drift over some incredible reefs and target some tasty bottom-dwellers that you can take home and brag to all your friends about. Try out some spearfishing or snorkeling as well. All equipment is provided, including state-of-the-art Shimano rods and reels, so you can reel ‘em in like a true pro.

Work up an appetite, let Capt Ryan clean and fillet your catch, then take it home and feast like a king! 4 Reel Charters has got it all taken care of, including your fishing license, so just book your trip today and see why Islamorada is the game fishing capital of the world!



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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Swordfishing
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,800
    Join 4 Reel Fishing Charter for some deep dropping action off the coast of Islamorada! The Swordfish is perhaps one of the most sought-after game fish in Florida, and of course, Islamorada is a premier destination to catch one of these bad boys! Just imagine the feeling and adrenaline rush while reelin' in a 400 lb Sailfish. Unreal!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,400
    Capt. Ryan will customize your trip based on your preferences. Just let him know which species you'd like to catch beforehand and he will accommodate the trip accordingly. Go offshore to target Sailfish, Kingfish, Mahi-Mahi, and more! Or stay inshore to battle the tough-fighting Tarpon. The options seem endless, and it's up to you! Just be sure to pack some snacks, drinks, sunglasses, and sunscreen, and get ready for an incredible adventure!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,000
    Discover the true essence of fishing in paradise. Islamorada has no shortage of spectacular fisheries and jaw-dropping natural scenery! You'll target a range of species, based on whatever your preferences are. These include Red and Black Grouper, Mutton Snapper, and many more! Bring drinks and snacks, and be prepared for the time of your life in the Florida Keys! If you wish to go offshore for a delicious Mahi Mahi, this would be 100$ extra.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $900
    Capt. Ryan likes to customize each trip based on his clients' preferences. Before the trip, he'll usually ask what you want to catch, and he will accommodate accordingly. Go after a range of species including Barracuda, Wahoo, Mutton and Yellowtail Snapper, Red Grouper, and more! Rods, reels, and tackle are provided. Just be sure to bring along some snacks, drinks, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri)
    $900
    Capt. Ryan likes to customize each trip based on his clients' preferences. Before the trip, he'll usually ask what you want to catch, and he will accommodate accordingly. Go after a range of species including Barracuda, Wahoo, Mutton and Yellowtail Snapper, Red Grouper, and more! Rods, reels, and tackle are provided. Just be sure to bring along some snacks, drinks, sunglasses, and sunscreen.
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About the Captain

Ryan Wenzel
Islamorada, Florida, United States
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Member since March 2019
Captain Ryan Wenzel grew up fishing in South Florida, primarily the Florida Keys, where he’s learned the ins and outs about the many fisheries in the area. Before becoming a licensed captain, he started off working on a boat as a deckhand and eventually climbed up the ladder with hard work and dedication. He’s an extremely passionate angler who loves to share that same passion with all of his clients. His favorite part of the job is making his customers happy and helping them catch some awesome fish. Capt. Ryan’s focus on top-notch service is what makes him an excellent and entertaining guide. Aside from catching fish, you’ll also gain a deeper appreciation for nature and the importance of aquatic life. Join Capt. Ryan on an unforgettable adventure and discover the true essence of southern Florida fishing!

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Targeted Species

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

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Mutton) Snapper (Mutton)
Snapper (Yellowtail) Snapper (Yellowtail)

Swordfish Swordfish
Tarpon Tarpon
Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Sea Vee (Center console) originally built in 2018. Powered by 3 300HP Mercury Verado V8 engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
34 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Refrigerator
Multimedia System

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
PayPal
Checks

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

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Customer Reviews

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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on August 17, 2020
My husband and I had a great fishing trip with Capt. Ryan and First Mate Scott. We caught our limit on mangrove snapper, yellow...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 22, 2020
We had such an amazing time with Ryan and Scott! I have been on a lot of different charters and I must rate this one my top...
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on December 5, 2020
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Epic Full Day Trip with Captain Ryan

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on June 22, 2019
Ryan provided an incredible day for my son and I.  We caught all the Mahi Mahi we wanted, then went deep line fishing with...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 20, 2019
These guys are awesome! Their boat is awesome and equipment. Had a great time. Thank you again.
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FAQs about 4 Reel Fishing Charter

4 Reel Fishing Charter offers the following trips to customers:
  • $900 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $900 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,400 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
  • $1,800 per group - Full Day Trip – Swordfishing (8 hours)

When you book a trip with 4 Reel Fishing Charter, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet (Private head)
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Refrigerator
  • Multimedia System (Outstanding JL audio sound system!)
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with 4 Reel Fishing Charter include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Shimano)
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate (20% tips are customary)
  • Fishing License

4 Reel Fishing Charter offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

4 Reel Fishing Charter offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Spearfishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with 4 Reel Fishing Charter include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Mutton)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Swordfish
  • Tarpon
  • Tuna (Blackfin)
  • Wahoo