Captain Ron Howell - HydraSport 21’

(22) In high demand!
Bessie Road
Tavernier FL, United States

Captain Ron Howell’s Guide Services invites you on a fishing trip around the backcountry waters of Islamorada in search for some fine inshore species. Fishing here is great, Captain Ron’s boat is reliable, and the fish are both tasty and feisty.

Captain Ron has been fishing these waters for the past three decades. When you go on a trip with him, you can expect a friendly and relaxing atmosphere that will make your fishing pleasant. Captain Ron gladly takes on both novice anglers and pro fishermen. He can accommodate families with kids and likes teaching the young ones the virtues of fishing — patience, sportsmanship, and conservation. If you’re looking for accommodation, Captain Ron can help you to that end.

When fishing aboard 21’ Hydra flats boat, you will be exploring the waters of the Everglades National Park, looking for Snook, Redfish, Trout, Tarpon, and Shark, or you can also explore the Gulf for some Cobia, Trippletail, Blackdrum, and Permit. Fishing is solid year round, but it’s best to consult with the captain as to what you may expect to catch on your desired date. These species are either hard fighter or purely mouth-watering table fare.

The boat can take up to four anglers, although it might be the most comfortable with three people onboard. You and your group will have the boat to yourselves. The boat has a 150 HP Yamaha engine and is equipped with GPS system. She also stores the required safety gear as well as an ice box.

When you pack for the trip, make sure to bring food and drinks. You will also want to have a camera by your side, as well as sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, and comfortable clothes. Captain Ron will supply Quantum and Penn reels, along with Star rods and bait, and will take care of the fishing license.

If you’re more up to big game fishing, just scroll down and click on Captain Ron’s name to see the spots left on his center console that explores the Gulf waters.

Captain Ron Howell’s Guide Services invites you on a fishing trip around the backcountry waters of Islamorada in search for some fine inshore species. Fishing here is great, Captain Ron’s boat is reliable, and the fish are both tasty and feisty.<


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  • Full Day Trip
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    US$ 650 up to 3 persons
    + US$ 50 each additional person
  • 3/4 Day Trip
    6 hour trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    US$ 550 up to 3 persons
    + US$ 50 each additional person
  • Half Day Trip (AM)
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    US$ 450 up to 3 persons
    + US$ 50 each additional person
  • Half Day Trip (PM)
    4 hour trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US$ 450 up to 3 persons
    + US$ 50 each additional person
  • Half Night Trip
    4 hour trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    US$ 450 up to 3 persons
    + US$ 50 each additional person
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About this listing

Targeted Species

  Cobia
  Redfish
  Snapper (Mangrove)
  Snook

  Spotted Seatrout
  Tarpon

Boat Specs

Hydra Sport (Flats boat) originally built in 2007. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha 4 Stroke engine.

Length
21 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Flounder Gigging

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
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 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
Checks

About the Captain

Ron Howell
Tavernier, Florida, United States
Member since February 2015
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Captain Ron has been fishing his whole life. He knows the waters of Florida intimately and has the knowledge to help you get your dream catch. Whether you're a beginner or a pro fisherman, Captain Ron will make sure your trip is worth the while and enjoyable. "I have been fishing since I learned to walk. Born and raised in South Florida now I reside in Islamorada, Florida and charter my own backcountry boat."
Response time: 3 hours
Response rate: 97%

Tavernier Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.85 out of 5 stars from 22 reviews

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Had a good time. On the fish quick. Capt Ron knew where to go and put us on the fish.

Fished April 22, 2018
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Captain Ron put us on the fish exactly as he promised. He made sure there’s plenty of action. Will visit him again next time in the keys.

Fished April 14, 2018
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Fished April 8, 2018
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Fishing Reports

Middle of April has a LOT to offer!!

April 14, 2018

Hi Anglers! The fishing in the Gulf of Mexico remains good, still catching Snook, Cobia, and Permit. Tarpon fishing is getting stronger and stronger; they are in the channels leading from the Gulf of Mexico into Florida Bay and… Read Full Report →