Are you looking for an exciting day of angling action in the Florida Keys? Or maybe you want to cruise the backcountry, throw out some lines, and take in the beautiful sights of Key West?

Come aboard Something Fishy Charters, and let Captain Billy Romano use his years of local experience and knowledge to take you on your dream adventure!

Capt. Billy has been exploring and fishing the waters of the Florida Keys for over 20 years, and has been running exciting fishing trips with Something Fishy Charters since 2008. He prides himself on tailoring his adventures to perfectly suit exactly what his customers are looking for.

Whether you’re an experienced angler or are just discovering your love for fishing, Capt. Billy will have you cruising the mangroves, wrecks, and reefs for anything from Grouper and Snapper to Cobia, Amberjack, and the famous Tarpon.

You’ll be fishing from a comfortable 25’ Renaissance Prowler catamaran. Powered by twin 140 HP Suzuki outboard engines, this vessel is more than capable of speeding you to your dream fishing location, all without compromising on comfort! There’s room for up to 6 guests on board, and you’ll find top-notch navigational and safety gear, too.

Depending on weather conditions and the species you want to target, Capt. Billy will take you either to the waters around local wrecks and reefs, or the plentiful mangroves.

Head to the wrecks and reefs, and you’ll come face-to-gills with huge, tasty Grouper and Snapper species, as well as Cobia and Amberjack. Cruise the winding mangroves, and you’ll be able to hook smaller Grouper and Snapper, as well as the notorious, hard-fighting “Silver King” – Tarpon!

Each trip includes top-notch rods and reels, bait, tackle, and a valid fishing license for all guests. All you need to bring are your favorite snacks and drinks. Come aboard Something Fishy Charters and let Capt. Billy show you why the Florida Keys are worthy of their fishing fame!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,100
    Ready for a fishing extravaganza on the bountiful waters of Key West? Then book this 8-hour package and go fishing for a variety of local favorites, including Tarpon, Barracuda, Grouper, Snapper, Mackerel, Cobia, and Amberjack. Don't forget sunscreen, as well as snacks and lunch.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $900
    Choose this 6-hour trip if you're looking for the golden middle between half day and full day trips. Hit the water with Capt. Billy and he'll put you on the bite of Mutton Snapper, Amberjack, Cobia, King Mackerel...and that's just to name a few! Bring some food to keep you energized and sunscreen to protect you against the Florida sun.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    Join Capt. Billy for this 4-hour adventure, which will see you cruising the mangroves or heading further ashore to plumb the depths of the local wrecks and reefs – just let him know where you want to go! If you're mangrove fishing, you'll be hooking Permit, Tarpon, and a variety of Snapper and Grouper. Around the reefs and wrecks, you'll target huge Grouper and Snapper, as well as Cobia, Amberjack, and Kingfish. Rods, reels, bait, tackle, and your license are all included.
  • Private trip
    Half Day – Last Minute Discount
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $575
    This package offers a great deal on last-minute bookings. This is only possible if you book a trip within 2 days of the date of the trip. You'll be going after all the favorites like Mackerel, Cobia, Amberjack, and more. Check the availability of this offer before you book!

About the Captain

William Romano
Key West, Florida, United States
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7 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since April 2019
Captain William Romano has been around water for a very long time, and he has plenty of experience to prove it! Before he started his own business, he used to work on many different charters. This allowed him to gain insight and valuable knowledge about what makes a great day on the water. Today, Capt. Billy is ready to share his passion with fellow anglers of all levels.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Cero Mackerel Cero Mackerel
Cobia Cobia

Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Mutton) Snapper (Mutton)
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Prowler (Center console) originally built in 2010. Powered by 2 280HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Drinks
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2.5% fee.

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Jessica C.
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An Awesome Day with Captain Billy!

VERIFIED   Half Day – Last Minute Discount on May 12, 2021
My husband and I had a great half day trip with Captain Billy. He knew all the good spots to catch some fish and we were not...
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Awesome time with Captain Billy

VERIFIED   Half Day – Last Minute Discount on April 29, 2021
My family and I had a great time on Captain Billy’s boat. We pulled up many fish and even got to keep a couple snappers....
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Half Day Trip with Captain Billy

VERIFIED   Half Day – Last Minute Discount on March 22, 2021
Captain Billy is a great guy and was willing to do any type of fishing I wanted in a half day trip.  Knowledgeable of the...
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on May 5, 2021
Captain Billy was very nice, throughly enjoyed the trip! Caught some nice fish!
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FAQs about Something Fishy Charters

Something Fishy Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $575 per group, additional $50 per person after 4 guests - Half Day – Last Minute Discount (4 hours)
  • $700 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $900 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,100 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Something Fishy Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Something Fishy Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Drinks
  • Fishing License

Something Fishy Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Something Fishy Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Something Fishy Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cero Mackerel
  • Cobia
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Snapper (Mutton)
  • Tarpon