Gulfstream IV Party Fishing Boat

Gulfstream IV Party Boat is the longest-running deep sea fishing charter in Key West, Florida. Since 1947, we have been making sure our customers are happy and well taken care of. We are not your typical party boat.

The local waters teem with stunning marine life, and the crew of Key West Party Boat Fishing Charter knows how to catch them all.

Enjoy your fishing trip aboard Gulfstream IV Party Boat, which is a spacious 60’ fishing machine, powered by twin Detroit 8v92 turbo engines and restored in 2018. The vessel is wheelchair-accessible and equipped with modern navigational electronics, which include a VHF radio, GPS, radar, and fishfinder 68//5. It is fully rigged to provide a comfortable fishing space for all the anglers and keep them comfortable between casts. Inside, the boat is air-conditioned, there are separate restrooms for men and women, and there is an ice-box to keep the catch fresh during the day. An anchoring system to fitted to keep the vessel rooted to the fishing grounds. The Gulfstream IV is inspected twice a year by the U.S.C.G.

Key West Fishing Charter will help you get the fish you want to put on your table. The crew will show you every step of the way since successful fishing starts with a knowledgeable team.

Whether it’s chasing Yellowtail Snapper when fishing over reefs, bottom fishing for Mutton and Mangrove Snapper, or fishing for Grouper and others – the crew knows all the best spots for the many different species that call the area home. On a day out aboard the Gulfstream IV Party boat, you will get an opportunity to discover some fine angling and have a memorable experience you won’t soon forget.

A trip aboard Gulfstream IV Party Boat comes inclusive with the fishing licenses, tackle, and bait. Fishing rods can be rented for $5.00. If you want, you can feel free to bring your own food and drinks with you on board. We only offer snacks and soda/water.

With such a friendly and professional crew, your hooks will always be baited.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Shared trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Adults
    Just booked! Last booked: 2 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    US $160
    Led by a professionally trained and licensed Key West crew, your fishing adventure includes fishing tackle, license, bait, ice, and even a few choice secrets locals have used to catch record breaking Snapper, Cobia, Amberjack, Grouper, and more. The mates will be happy to bait your hook, remove fish from your line and put them on ice unless you wish to release them. And upon return, they will clean, filet, and bag your fish for you.
    Types of fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Drift Fishing
  • Private trip
    Private Charter for 1-24 People
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    US $2,000
    Private charters are the ideal way to get a large group one boat. Great for bachelor parties, birthdays, family reunions, class trips, company outings, incentive trips, summer tour groups, or whatever you want to celebrate, we can take you fishing. Includes a 5-hour fishing trip, crew, hostess, fishing gear, licenses, bait, and fish cleaning.
    Types of fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Wreck Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Drift Fishing
  • Private trip
    Private Charter 25+ People
    FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    US $2,200
    Private charters are the ideal way to get a large group one boat. Great for bachelor parties, birthdays, family reunions, class trips, company outings, incentive trips, summer tour groups, or whatever you want to celebrate, we can take you fishing. Includes a 5-hour fishing trip, crew, hostess, fishing gear, licenses, bait, and fish cleaning.
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FAQs about Gulfstream IV Party Fishing Boat

Gulfstream IV Party Fishing Boat offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $80 per person - 3/4 Day Trip - Adults (6 hours)
  • US $2,000 per group - Private Charter for 1-24 People (5 hours)
  • US $2,200 per group - Private Charter 25+ People (5 hours)

When you book a trip with Gulfstream IV Party Fishing Boat, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Mens & Womans restrooms
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Kitchen Galley open for purchase of light snacks/drinks
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Gulfstream IV Party Fishing Boat include:
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License (Issued to the vessel)

Gulfstream IV Party Fishing Boat offers the following types of fishing:
  • Offshore Fishing (We travel 3-7 miles off the coast of Key West. )
  • Reef Fishing (We fish depths of 30-100 feet)
  • Wreck Fishing

Gulfstream IV Party Fishing Boat offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle (Spinning gear using 10lb-20lb test)
  • Heavy Tackle (conventional Okuma reels using 30lb test)
  • Bottom Fishing (30-100 ft depth)
  • Trolling (Occasionally on the way out)
  • Spinning (light line for yellow tail snapper)
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Gulfstream IV Party Fishing Boat include:
  • Cero Mackerel
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Grunt
  • Scup (Porgy)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Mutton)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Spanish Mackerel

Meet the Captain

Brandon Druckemiller
Key West, Florida, United States
5 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
258 Customer reviews
Response time 6 hours
Member since February 2015
Angler's Choice
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Captain Brandon, a second-generation Conch and a native to the Florida Keys, is a seasoned mariner whose life has been deeply intertwined with the ocean. Born into a family with a rich fishing heritage, Brandon's connection with the sea began as early as his first steps – some might say even before. He grew up on the decks of fishing boats, learning the intricacies of the trade from his family, absorbing knowledge that only comes from years of experience. His expertise isn't limited to traditional fishing methods; Captain Brandon is also an accomplished spearfisherman and diver. This unique skill set gives him an exceptional edge, as his understanding of the ocean extends below the surface. He knows the underwater terrain as well as the back of his hand, an advantage that allows him to navigate the best fishing spots with unparalleled precision. Brandon's extensive knowledge of the Florida Keys' waters is not just about finding the right spots; it's about understanding the ecosystem and the behavior of different fish species. He has a keen eye for reading the water and weather conditions, ensuring a fruitful and safe expedition for those who board his charter. More than just a captain, Brandon is a storyteller and a custodian of the ocean. He shares his adventures and insights with a touch of local lore, making every fishing trip not just an excursion, but a journey into the heart of the Keys. Whether you're a seasoned angler or a first-timer, Captain Brandon's guidance and expertise promise an unforgettable experience in one of the world's most beautiful fishing destinations. We cater to all ages and skill levels. It is never a problem for the Captains and the Mates to put their guests on fish - they know how to do it and where to go.
Our Team
Joe T.
Captain
Ethan C.
First mate
A.J. S.
First mate

About this listing

Targeted species

Cero Mackerel Cero Mackerel
Grouper (Black) Black Grouper
Grouper (Red) Red Grouper
Grunt Grunt

Boat specs

DMR (Headboat) originally built in 1986, and restored in 2018. Powered by 2 750HP Detroit 8v92 engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
60 ft
Capacity
40 persons

Types of fishing

Offshore Fishing
We travel 3-7 miles off the coast of Key West.
Reef Fishing
We fish depths of 30-100 feet
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning gear using 10lb-20lb test
Heavy Tackle
conventional Okuma reels using 30lb test
Bottom Fishing
30-100 ft depth
Trolling
Occasionally on the way out
Spinning
light line for yellow tail snapper
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Mens & Womans restrooms
GPS
Fishfinder
Kitchen
Galley open for purchase of light snacks/drinks
Ice Box
Radar

Trip includes

First Mate
Fishing License
Issued to the vessel

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 1 day before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
All ages are welcome!
You Keep Catch
Fish cleaning is .50 per fish
Catch and Release Allowed
Only take what you will eat
Disabled Accessible
partial / with crew assistance

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

No additional fees.
Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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

Rating summary
Excellent
4.6 / 5
out of 5 stars from 258 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (136)
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Great day of fishing!
Great day of fishing!
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Angler rating
189
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
86%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
93%
Appropriate for children
90%
Satisfied with the boat
97%
Caught fish
71%
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Cristene K.
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Great day of fishing!

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip - Adults on March 27, 2024
We had a great day fishing in Key West! Caught lots of fish, enjoyed the sun and made new friends! Loved our Captain and Crew-...
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Cole D.
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Great Experience

VERIFIED   Private Charter for 1-24 People on January 13, 2024
We had a great experience on our five-hour fishing trip.  The captain and first mate were both knowledgeable and entertaining,...
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Steven B.
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5.0 / 5
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VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Adults on October 5, 2023
There were about 12 anglers on this trip and everyone caught fish of some sort.  A couple big catches were made with one having...
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Jared K.
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Joe, Ethan and Nathan

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Adults on February 23, 2024
These guys were great, we caught a lot of fish both days and got great pictures. They only charge ~$79+a20% tip for...
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Rosie N.
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Great value

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Adults on October 27, 2023
We had a great and successful fishing trip! Captain and crew were very friendly and made sure we had a great day catching fish!...
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