Corsair 2 Sportfishing Key West

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If you’re looking for some of the best fishing that money can buy out of Key West, Florida, you can’t go wrong with Corsair 2 Sportfishing. With over 3 decades of local fishing experience under his belt, Captain Russ McKinley is your man if you want to get the best out of these deep blue waters.

His boat is a 50’ Hatteras saltwater fishing boat that can take up to 6 anglers fishing at the same time. Powered by twin 550 HP Detroit Diesel‎ engines, this fishing machine is unstoppable on the water.

The vessel comes rigged with state-of-the-art navigational electronics and safety equipment, outriggers, a fighting chair, a live bait tank, and ice-boxes. It’s also very comfortable and features 2 private restrooms, a kitchen, a flybridge, beds, and AC.

This beauty can take you for some amazing deep sea and reef fishing up to 25 miles offshore on full day trips. These trips will also provide higher chances of catching Marlin! If you book a half day trip, you’ll be fishing in a 2–12 mile range. Depending on the package and the bite, your target list will include Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Marlin, Snapper, Grouper, and many other attractive species.

Corsair 2 Sportfishing will provide the finest fishing gear and lures. You’ll get a chance to catch your own bait on the way to the most productive fisheries. The first mate will gladly clean your catch and help you with everything you need, so 20% gratuity for his efforts is customary. Feel free to bring any snacks and drinks to be stored in the onboard cooler. Also, bring sunscreen and hats.

Corsair 2 Sportfishing will make sure you have everything else and that you have a blast fishing with them.



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  • Private trip
    Full Day
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,200
    up to 6 persons
    On this 8-hour trip, you'll be fishing up to 25 miles offshore. You'll get a chance to reel in Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Marlin, Wahoo, Tuna, Sharks, Snapper, Grouper, and much more. This trip will give you maximum chances of landing that trophy Marlin!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,000
    up to 6 persons
    This 6-hour trip will make sure you have an incredible time on the water and target some of the most amazing species out there. Sailfish, Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Kingfish, Tuna, Sharks, Snapper, Grouper and many others will be on the menu.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Mar 8 - Nov 1
    $1,000
    up to 6 persons
    This 6-hour trip will make sure you have an incredible time on the water and target some of the most amazing species out there. Sailfish, Marlin, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Kingfish, Tuna, Sharks, Snapper, Grouper and many others will be on the menu.
  • Private trip
    Half Day (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $800
    up to 6 persons
    If you're a morning person, this is the trip for you! You'll be going after Mahi Mahi, Wahoo,Sailfish,Tuna,King Mackerel Snapper, and Grouper, just to name a few. This trip will take you anywhere from 7–12 miles from shore.
  • Private trip
    Half Day (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $800
    up to 6 persons
    4 hours in the afternoon will give you a chance to battle some of the biggest A-listers in the area. You'll be going up to 7–12 miles from the coast in pursuit of Mahi Mahi, Sailfish. Tuna, King Mackerel, Wahoo, Snapper, Grouper, and everything else that takes the bait.
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About the Captain

Russ Mckinley
Key West, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
28 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
22 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since September 2019

About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black)
Grouper (Red)
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (White)
Sailfish
Shark (Hammerhead)

Snapper (Mutton)
Snapper (Yellowtail)
Tuna (Blackfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Haterras (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1981, and restored in 2010. Powered by 2 550HP Detroit Desiel engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

Length
50 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

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Customer Reviews

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4.97
out of 5 stars from 21 reviews
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6 Hour Day Trip with Captain Russ
Full Day Charter!
Definitely worth every penny!
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Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Miami, FL
 5.00
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Full Day

September 16, 2019
I had an awesome experience on my trip today.  With Captain Rusty and his first mate Russia they were on top of everything...
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Jennie L.
Riverview, Florida
 5.00
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Definitely worth every penny!

September 6, 2019
I was in town for a conference and thought it would be nice to get out on the water for a few hours and do some fishing. ...
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Eric B.
Miami, Florida
 5.00
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Full Day Charter!

September 6, 2019
Two of us went out with Captain Russ and Robert for a full day trip -3 Tuna, 4 Kings, 3 Snappers (3 different varieties), 1...
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Lewis K.
Winder, Georgia
 5.00
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Deep sea fishing trip

July 8, 2019
My wife and I had an amazing day fishing with Captain Russ on the well equipped Corsair 2 . A very comfortable riding fishing...
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Lorraine G.
Princeton, New Jersey
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September fishing trip

September 10, 2019
6hr trip Captain Russ and Fish Wrangler Robert We had a fantastic 6 hour trip with Captain Russ and First Mate Robert...
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Fishing Reports

Fall Sailfish fishing

November 09, 2019

Key West Fall Fishing Report continues to be GREAT. Fishing off Key West is getting better and better as the days move us closer to the winter months. Sailfish fishing on the deep reef continues to be excellent. We… Read Full Report →


Bull Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

October 30, 2019

We had another great charter. We caughr 2 tuna and 10 dolphin. The biggest was 35lbs. Read Full Report →


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