95FiveFishing is not just about catching fish, it’s not just another charter. Its heart and soul poured out into a world-class fishing experience for anyone that steps foot on the boat. 

You’ll be fishing off of Rangers newest flagship, the 26 foot Ranger 2600 Bay powered by a 300 HP Yamaha outboard. It’s equipped with a top-of-the-line Minn Kota trolling motor system that allows you to anchor no matter how deep the water.

Onboard electronics such as dual Garmin sonar/GPS units will save you time and help you find fish throughout the trip. Not neglecting creature comforts, the boat features a large fiberglass T-Top that provides good shade, a freshwater shower, and a high-end JL stereo with subwoofers with Bluetooth hook up ready for any tunes you’d like to listen to on the boat.
Capt. Nathan’s passion is teaching fishing to people of all ages, especially kids. There is no minimum age for children on 95FiveFishing charters, however, on trips longer than 4 hours, he recommends bringing kids ages 7 and up.

Depending on the trip or customer wishes, the captain will target a wide variety of species available in the local waters. You may want to target Mahi or Tuna, possibly try your hand in many of the Snapper species in the Keys or bottom fish for Red or Black Grouper. If you’d like to enjoy your daily catch for dinner, Capt. Nathan will be happy to clean and fillet it for you free of charge.

Onboard, you’ll also find a large cooler with plenty of room to store all your snacks and drinks to keep yourself energized through all the fishing! Captain Nathan’s boat is conveniently located at Ragged Edge Resort and Marina in Islamorada.

The last thing to remember is to bring your sunscreen, sunglasses, and fish until you drop with 95FiveFishing!

Tips are payable after trip completion. If you had a wonderful time feel free to tip 10-20%.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Oct 15 (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $950
    Want to get out there all day but don't want to head offshore? Here's your trip. Reef and Wreck fishing is where its at. Less travel time means more fishing!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $800
    Join Capt. Nathan on his most popular trip! Six hours will give you enough time to catch some live bait and experience the variety of Florida Keys' fishing to the fullest.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $650
    This is the trip you’re looking for if you want to get a feel for these waters and try your hand at fishing in the Keys. It's a fantastic way to bend some rods, grab something for dinner, and take in some beautiful Floridian sunshine.
  • Private trip
    1/4 Day Trip (2 Hours)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat)
    $350
    Looking to just get out on the water for a few hours? This is your trip. Nice, easy, relaxing two hour trip. Great for Eco and Snorkel Tours or short fishing trips to get a taste for what it's like. Feel free to inquire about different departure times to fit your needs!
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About the Captain

Nathan Grave
Islamorada, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
111 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since May 2019
Captain Nathan has been fishing ever since he could hold a rod, and caught his first Sailfish when he only 9 years old! Originally from Minnesota, Capt. Nathan has been guiding fishing tours in his home state for almost 12 years. About 4 years ago he moved to Florida with his family, got his captain’s license, and turned his dream of running charters into a reality. He's always had a passion for fishing, but what made him decide to fully dedicate himself to it is his love of teaching people how to fish and sharing his experience with them.

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Grouper (Red) Red Grouper
Snapper (Lane) Lane Snapper
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper
Snapper (Mutton) Mutton Snapper

Snapper (Vermilion) Vermilion Snapper
Snapper (Yellowtail) Yellowtail Snapper
Tuna (Blackfin) Blackfin Tuna
Tuna (Skipjack) Skipjack Tuna

Boat Specs

Ranger (Bay boat) originally built in 2021. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 50 knots.

Length
26 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
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 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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, an additional 3% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

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Birthday Boy happily fishing!
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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Kenneth A.
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Great time with 95five

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on September 23, 2021
My wife and I had a great time.  The boat is brand new and Nathan made sure we were able to fish for whatever kind of fish...
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1/2 day fishing adventure with Capt Nate

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on August 26, 2021
We started by finding 95Five on an internet search. Read his reviews and decided to book. Then with two tropical storms coming...
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3/4 day with Captain Nate

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on July 2, 2021
We headed out that morning going east into the Atlantic.  We were out there aways and I caught a Bonita Tuna that we used...
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Owasso, OK
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Incredible half day fishing, BEST EVER!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on August 21, 2021
We are super excited about our excursion today!  We’ve fished St. Croix, Port Aransas and Hawaii before.  This was by far...
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Miami, Florida
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VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on May 17, 2021
Unfortunately we arrived in south Florida to unseasonably strong winds. That ruled out a chance to go offshore for Mahi due...
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FAQs about 95FiveFishing

95FiveFishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $350 per group - 1/4 Day Trip (2 Hours) (2 hours)
  • $650 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $800 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $950 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with 95FiveFishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder (Dual sonar)
  • Live Bait Well
  • Wireless Trolling Motor
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with 95FiveFishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

95FiveFishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

95FiveFishing offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Jigging
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with 95FiveFishing include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Bonito
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Snapper (Lane)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Mutton)
  • Snapper (Vermilion)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Tuna (Blackfin)
  • Tuna (Skipjack)