Join High Seas Charters on an ultimate deep sea adventure, targeting offshore pelagics and reef-dwellers along Florida’s emerald Keys. With an expert guide like Captain Brian Vetter at the helm of your boat, you can always count on having a productive and fun day of fishing!

You’ll be led into battle aboard a 31’ Contender center console, powered by twin 225 HP Yamaha engines. She’s equipped with state-of-the-art navigational instruments, outriggers, a live bait tank, and high-quality fishing and safety gear. You can expect to use top-of-the-line Penn and Quantum tackle, as well as high-performance electric reels for deep water fishing.

Capt. Brian has a courtesy “No Fish, No Pay” policy for his customers. That’s how confident he is that he’ll put you on some of the finest fish Florida has to offer. Whether it’s deep dropping, bottom fishing, or trolling, you’re guaranteed to experience some pretty intense action.

Capt. Brian is an expert when it comes to reef and wreck fishing, and his record speaks for himself. He’s caught so many Grouper and Snapper species over the past years that he’s completely lost count. Nowadays he’s focused on passing his knowledge on to others and showing customers the best techniques that he’s picked up along the way.

He can also take you deep sea trolling for Mahi Mahi, Kingfish, Barracuda, and other fast swimmers that are sure to give you a run for your money. Other target species include Sailfish, Amberjack, Tilefish, and the list goes on. After all, you’ll be fishing in the Keys where the opportunities are as endless as the horizon!

High Seas Charters will take you on the chase of a lifetime and make sure your experience on board exceeds all expectations. Your fishing license is covered by the boat, so all you need to do is bring some snacks and drinks, sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat. The final step is to click on that “Instant Book” button at the top of the listing and start counting down the days to paradise!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    8 Hour Offshore Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,200
    Spend all day offshore on the hunt for pelagics.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour – Reef/Wreck Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,000
    Join High Seas Charters on a full-day of fishing above incredible deep water structures. Reef and wreck fishing is Capt. Brian's favorite type of fishing and he's excited to have you aboard! Your main target species on this trip are various Grouper and Snapper species, as well as Amberjack, Barracuda, and Kingfish.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip – Reef/Wreck Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $850
    This 6-hour trip will see you venturing out to the deep water reefs and wrecks to target Snapper, Grouper, Amberjack, and even the occasional pelagic species, such as Kingfish and Barracuda. This is Capt. Brian's favorite place to fish!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Reef Fishing (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    Head out for some early morning reef fishing and catch yourself some lunch for later. You'll bottom fish for Grouper and Snapper species, as well as any other bottom-dwellers that congregate around the reefs. These meaty fish are absolutely delicious and make an excellent meal!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Reef Fishing (PM)
    Just booked! Last booked: 44 minutes ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $650
    This is an exciting 4-hour trip where you'll head out to the closest reef to grab some dinner. You'll target a variety of delicious Snapper and Grouper species, including Snowy, Red and Black Grouper, as well as Red, Mangrove, and Mutton Snapper.
  • Private trip
    Family Fun Half Day
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    4 hours of fishing, snorkeling, or sightseeing. You can choose to do one or all three.
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About the Captain

Brian Vetter
Key Largo, Florida, United States
4 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
49 Customer Reviews
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Member since April 2019
Captain Brian Vetter began fishing when he was a child and he hasn’t stopped since. He’s fished all over the world and mastered pretty much every type of fishing there is. He enjoys every aspect of the sport and when he moved to the Florida Keys in 2012, he fell in love with the area’s diverse fishing opportunities. He loves to target any fish that gives him a “reel” challenge, but what he enjoys the most is seeing the look of excitement on a customer’s face when they catch their first big saltwater fish! A day with High Seas Charters is a memory you definitely won’t forget. Book your trip today and meet Capt. Brian down in Key Largo for this once in a lifetime opportunity!

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)
Grouper (Snowy) Grouper (Snowy)
King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Sailfish Sailfish

Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Mutton) Snapper (Mutton)
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)
Snapper (Yellowtail) Snapper (Yellowtail)

Boat Specs

Contender 31 Open (Center console) originally built in 2004. Powered by a 225HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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 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
PayPal

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Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Catch intended fish
95%
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Patrick N.
Key Largo, Florida
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Great day with Captain Brian

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip – Reef/Wreck Fishing on January 2, 2021
This trip was our Christmas present to our teenage son. He rated it ‘the best present ever!’. Captain Brain was very responsive...
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Leavenworth, KS
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VERIFIED   NEW  4 Hour Trip – Reef Fishing (PM) on September 18, 2021
These guys were amazing! They made sure our first deep sea experience was great. We were able to catch multiple types of fish,...
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Vint Hill Farms, VA
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Great time!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Reef Fishing (PM) on March 29, 2021
Did a half day reef charter with my boys.  Captain Brian was great!  He took us to reef where we caught several yellow tail...
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United States
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4 hr. morning reef trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Reef Fishing (AM) on June 1, 2021
Had a great experience with Captain Brian.  We had 5 of us including twin 8 yr olds.  We caught about 40-50 fish including...
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Lindsay M.
Aurora, CO
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Half Day with Captain Bryan

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Reef Fishing (PM) on April 30, 2021
We had a wonderful time with captain Bryan and got into snapper and king mackerel. It was a great time and they were super...
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FAQs about High Seas Charters LLC

High Seas Charters LLC offers the following trips to customers:
  • $650 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Reef Fishing (AM) (4 hours)
  • $650 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Reef Fishing (PM) (4 hours)
  • $650 per group - Family Fun Half Day (4 hours)
  • $850 per group - 6 Hour Trip – Reef/Wreck Fishing (6 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - 8 Hour – Reef/Wreck Fishing (8 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 8 Hour Offshore Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with High Seas Charters LLC, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with High Seas Charters LLC include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (Quantum & Penn)
  • Live Bait (Caught before the trip or on the way to the fishery)
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Bottled water )
  • Fishing License

High Seas Charters LLC offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

High Seas Charters LLC offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing (600 – 1,000')

Top targeted fish species with High Seas Charters LLC include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Grouper (Snowy)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Mutton)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)