Explore the bountiful waters of Miami Beach with Top Knot Charters. Captain Ramon Sobrado is a third generation of fishermen in his family and the skill is practically in his blood. He has been dedicated to fishing since he was a young boy and enriched the experience that came from his father with the experience of his own. He’ll take you on a fishing trip, regardless of your skill level, as anything can be learned on spot.

Come aboard a 37’ SeaVee center console that accommodates up to 6 guests. This boat is completely new, built in 2019, and powered with the strength you would usually find on a much larger boat. There are 3 powerful 350 HP Mercury engines that will get you wherever the fish are in no time. With the latest navigational electronics, trolling gear, a fighting chair, and a live bait tank, there’s everything you need for a great day of fishing.

Captain Ramon offers a variety of fishing trips and there’s something for everyone: from short inshore trips for beginners, to offshore tours for anglers who want to challenge themselves, and multiday trips for hard-core fishermen. Target Snook, Tarpon, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and lots of other species, whatever will make your day!

Your fishing equipment, bait, and lures are fully covered. If you want to catch fish on a fly, make sure to request fly fishing equipment in advance. Bring your own food and drinks, or order them from the captain for an additional charge. He can also pick you up for a small fee.

Top Knot Charters is the secret ingredient to turning your vacation into an adventure. Just pick one of the trips!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Bimini Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    14 Hour Trip, starts at 4:30 AM
    $3,650
    This trip includes an early morning run to the Bahamian waters that surround Bimini, targeting species like Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Blue Marlin, deep drops for Snapper and Grouper, and much more. Get in touch if you want to order a pickup, food, or drinks.
  • Private trip
    Bahamas Multiday Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Day Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    $2,500
    This is a minimum two day trip to the Bahamian Islands of your choice. Targeting pelagic species like Yellowfin Tuna and Blue Marlin, deep dropping for Snapper and Grouper, dives for Lobster and much more. (prices are TBA due to season and fuel price changes). You'll need to book the accommodation on the island on your own.
  • Private trip
    Swordfishing Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    13 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,950
    You will sail out early in the morning to the deep waters in search of Swordfish and Sharks. This is a 13-hour trip, so make sure you bring proper sun protective gear and enough food and drinks. Get in touch in advance if you want the captain to pick you up, arrange meals, or bring fly fishing equipment.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Offshore
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,375
    Full day of offshore fishing for big game pelagic species like Blue Marlin, White Marlin, Wahoo, Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Grouper, Sharks, and many others. The captain will cover your fishing equipment. Make sure to bring your food and drinks.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $1,250
    This trip will take you kite fishing, using premium live baits, targeting pelagic fish like Sailfish, Wahoo, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Sharks, and many more species. Your fishing equipment is fully covered. Bring your food, drinks, and lots of sun protection.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 5 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,200
    Target Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Wahoo, Sailfish, Sharks, and many other pelagic species. You'll catch them by kite fishing, using premium live baits. The captain will make sure your fishing equipment is covered and ready, and show you how to use it if you're new to this type of fishing.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,000
    Lots of different fish you can land on this trip, it will be hard to choose what to focus on! Target Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Kingfish, Sailfish, Sharks, Snapper, Grouper, and more. Your fishing equipment is fully covered, you just need to bring food, drinks, and sun protection.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    $1,000
    This is an offshore fishing trip for Sailfish, Shark, Kingfish, Wahoo, Tuna, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, Grouper, Snapper, and other species. You'll be joined by the first mate as well, who'll assist you with the equipment. Make sure to bring your sun protection, food, and drinks.
  • Private trip
    Evening Tarpon/Snook Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    $900
    On this trip you will sail out to inlets and bridges in search of large Tarpon, Snook, and even Sharks. The price includes fishing tackle and a first mate. Bring your snacks and drinks, everything else is covered.
  • Private trip
    Kids Reef Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Oct 1 - Nov 1
    $850
    This trip you will sail out to the shallow patch reefs about 20' feet of water and fish for a wide variety of species of Snapper, Grouper and Grunts. The price includes a first mate and all fishing tackle.
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About the Captain

Ramon Sobrado
Miami Beach, Florida, United States
24 Customer Reviews
Response time 7 hours
Member since June 2019
Captain Ramon Sobrado is experienced in every aspect of the sport of fishing, in South Florida as well as a variety of ports throughout North America and South America. He comes from a long family line of fisherman, third generation to be exact. He has devoted his life to sharing fishing with others, through his seminars, and on the water. Ramon has been running boats out of South Florida since he was 18, working on them since he was 15. He shares his love of the ocean and fishing with children and adults from the novice fisherman to the tournament sportsfisherman. He loves all the excitement of catching bait to monster tarpon and marlin. He has been captain of many Tournament fishing teams and can arrange one of those opportunities for you, if you wish. This is the man to take you on a day of fishing you have always dreamed of.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black) Grouper (Black)

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Sailfish Sailfish
Shark (Bull) Shark (Bull)

Snapper (Mutton) Snapper (Mutton)
Snapper (Yellowtail) Snapper (Yellowtail)
Swordfish Swordfish
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

SeaVee (Center console) originally built in 2019. Powered by 3 350HP Mercury Verados engines.

Length
37 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Handline
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express
Checks

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 4% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Catch intended fish
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Eli P.
Miami Beach, Florida
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Way to go is with Ramon

VERIFIED   Kids Reef Trip on April 5, 2021
Ramon and Andreas really gave us a wonderful relaxing and beautiful experience. My 2 year old son had a blast and Ramon kept...
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Great boat & even better guide!

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip (AM) on March 14, 2021
Raymond and his first mate were such fun and excellent fishing guides! We had a blast and were one of the only boats to catch...
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Morning Charter with Captain Ramon

VERIFIED   Kids Reef Trip on April 16, 2021
Excellent trip with Captain Ramon Sobrado. Captain was excellent with our kids, very knowledgeable about the area fisheries,...
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Half-day with Captain Ramon

VERIFIED   Evening Tarpon/Snook Trip on March 30, 2021
Went on a trip as part of a group of 6 and we had an awesome time. Ramon and his crew were great and we ended up catching a...
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Shark trip

VERIFIED   Evening Tarpon/Snook Trip on March 8, 2021
We had a blast on the late night shark trip with my husband and son!  The Captain and first mate where fantastic and very...
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FAQs about Top Knot Charters

Top Knot Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $850 per group - Kids Reef Trip (2 hours)
  • $900 per group - Evening Tarpon/Snook Trip (4 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (AM) (6 hours)
  • $1,250 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (PM) (6 hours)
  • $1,375 per group - Full Day Offshore (8 hours)
  • $1,950 per group - Swordfishing Trip (13 hours)
  • $2,500 per day per group - Bahamas Multiday Trip (2 days)
  • $3,650 per group - Bimini Trip (14 hours)

When you book a trip with Top Knot Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS ( twin 16inch nssevo3 simrads )
  • Fishfinder (airmar 3kw)
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Outriggers
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Spearfishing Equipment
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Top Knot Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle (shimano, Corley, Abu techno, Daiwa, Penn)
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate (Tips are appreciated; 15-20%)
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment (Request in advance)

Top Knot Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Top Knot Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Handline
  • Spearfishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Top Knot Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Sailfish
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Snapper (Mutton)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Swordfish
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)