Boneafide Charters - 29' SeaVee

Boneafide Fishing Charters Florida Keys is located in Cudjoe Key, Florida, just 20 miles from Key West, and 145 miles from Miami. Captain Jason Gabriel and his crew offer customized private fishing charters, where you can choose between backcountry, wreck or reef fishing, fly fishing, spearfishing, snorkeling, and lobstering trips. For those hoping to reel in the Silver King, Tarpon, you can find them around the world famous Bahia Honda Bridge.

Their 29ft center console boat with T-top provides a fantastic fishing platform for up to four anglers. This vessel is powered by 2 250 HP Mercury outboard motor that can reach speeds of 51 knots, and is equipped with GPS, fishfinder and VHF radio. It also features a live bait tank, spearfishing and snorkeling equipment, as well as a sound system for your favorite tunes.

Boneafide Fishing Charters offers a large range of trips ranging from two to eight hours. Whether you are looking to snorkel the Keys or prefer to fish for species such as Tarpon, Snapper, Grouper, Redfish, Permit, Jacks, Hogfish, Mahi, Sharks and more, you won’t be spoiled for choice. Trips include fishing equipment, bait, insurance, licenses, ice and water, as well as cleaning of your catch. Feel free to bring your preferred food and snacks.

Capt. Jason is highly experienced, and will be able to guide you through the most productive methods, no matter if you are a beginner, an expert who enjoys spinning with live bait, or a seasoned fly fishing angler. Trips are very well suited for friends, families with children, or couples.

No matter what you are after, Boneafide Fishing Charters can put you onto it!


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    OFFSHORE
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    $950
    up to 4 persons
    Spend 6 hours fishing for Mahi, tuna, wahoo, sailfish.
  • Private trip
    INSHORE CHARTER
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    $650
    up to 4 persons
    Fish the inshore channels, wrecks, bridges for a great variety of dinner fish, Sharks and inshore game fish.
  • Private trip
    REEF OR WRECKS
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    $650
    up to 4 persons
    4 hours.
  • Private trip
    SPRING TARPON BAHIA HONDA
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    $650
    up to 4 persons
    Come fish this spring for the silver king of the sea. They reach weights of over 200lbs, they leap 10′ in the air once hooked, they scream drag off the reel so fast that you’ll think the reel will catch fire, and they school by the hundreds in the Florida Keys. There’s no better excitement on the water than tarpon fishing in the lower Florida Keys!
  • Private trip
    SANDBAR. NO FISHING
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $450
    up to 4 persons
    Local island sandbar.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Sailfish
Snapper (Cubera)
Snapper (Mangrove)
Snapper (Mutton)

Snapper (Yellowtail)
Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Seavee (Center console) originally built in 2010, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 250HP Mercury engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 51 knots.

Length
29 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Big Pine Key to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
PayPal
Checks
Bank Transfer

About the Captain

Jason Gabriel
Big Pine Key, Florida, United States
Member since March 2015
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I was born and raised in South Florida. I started fishing Key Biscayne, Flamingo, Islamorada and the Lower Keys at a very young age. I was in or on the water as much as possible. I learned at a very young age to navigate and fish the waters from Palm Beach to Key West. I knew from a young age that I wanted to have a career as a captain or guide. I studied for my captain license as soon as I was of age and I started guiding in Islamorada out of Holiday Isle, Worldwide Sportsman and Papa Joe’s. After many years of guiding anglers to their inshore dream species and many tournament wins on spin and fly tackle, I was offered a position on a large sportfishing yacht and the next chapter of my career began. While on vacation from a motor yacht in the Keys, I took my beautiful bride Debi fishing and she saw the passion that I had for inshore and offshore fishing. We packed up and moved to the Lower Keys to start renewing my passion all over again.
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5.00
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VERIFIED   May 11, 2018
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Naeem L.
Hollywood, Florida
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2 hour trip with captain Jason

VERIFIED   December 27, 2016
Captain Jason took us to a ship wreck where we spent 2 hours fishing. We caught mangove (snapper) fishes every few minutes...
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Winter Garden, Florida
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6 HOUR CHARTER 4 ppl

VERIFIED   August 9, 2017
We had a great trip on the bonefide charter. The captain and his wife worked well together and were knowledgeable of their...
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Holly And Josh Marsh
Summerland Key, Florida
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Excellent Trip

May 2, 2016
We had an amazing trip with Jason. Lots of fish and we even saw Dolphins! We are not experienced at fishing but he made sure...
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Michael J.
Hollywood, Florida
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Great day of Fishing

VERIFIED   November 7, 2017
We had a great day of fishing. Lost a few big ones but caught a bunch.
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