Captain Jon from Reel Attack Charters invites you to book one of his many charters he offers in beautiful Islamorada, the “Fishing Capital of the World.” The possibilities are endless with the great variety of fishing opportunities that are targeted. Captain Jon will take you to where the fish are.

Your captain is proud to offer many different fishing techniques on his 2016 Ranger bay boat. This boat is big enough for serious anglers to fight the “big ones” or bring the family on a day of fun for all. This 22’ vessel is equipped with all the latest technology for finding the fish, and capability to keep your catch fresh until you get back to the dock. Upon returning, Captain Jon will fillet your freshly caught fish for you and recommend a great restaurant to enjoy your catch!

Captain Jon offers Daytime/Nighttime Shark fishing and his personal favorite – Nighttime Tarpon Trip! On the Tarpon trips, you will pull in some monsters weighing in at anywhere from 120 to 150 pounds, with many fish a year topping 150 pounds. Using strictly live bait and light tackle, you are in for the battle of a lifetime!

You can also go reef fishing and catch Snapper, Hogfish, Grouper, Mackerel, Barracuda, Sharks, and many others. Gulf fishing will hook you Spanish Mackerel, Cobia, Sharks, Goliath Grouper, etc. If you want to do some backcountry fishing, Captain Jon will put you on some Redfish, Snook, Speckled Seatrout, Permit, Mangrove Snapper, Shark, and Tarpon.

You can rest assured​ that you’ll be in good hands with Reel Attack Charters. You only need to choose your trip.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day – Backcountry Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $700
    price breakdown
    $700
    The advantage of this trip is that you can go even if the weather gets bad. You'll mostly use light tackle for targeting Snook, Redfish, Speckled Trout, Permit, Tarpon, and Sharks. Backcountry Trip is great for less experienced guests, kids, or elder anglers.
  • Private trip
    Full Day – Gulf of Mexico
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $700
    price breakdown
    $700
    Head out further and reach the Gulf of Mexico! You'll be fishing for Mackerel, Cobia, Shark, and Goliath Grouper. For this trip, you'll mostly use live bait, which the captain will prepare in advance. Your fishing equipment is covered, you only need to bring some snacks and good sunglasessl
  • Private trip
    Full Day – Reef Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $700
    price breakdown
    $700
    Visit the local reefs and wrecks, where you'll be able to target Snapper, Grouper, Hogfish, Mackerel, Sailfish,​ and Barracuda. These trips are great for people with less fishing experience! Just bring your lunch, everything else is covered.
  • Private trip
    Full Day – Shark Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $700
    price breakdown
    $700
    Some of the species you get to target are Lemon shark, Blacktips, Bull Sharks, Nurse Sharks, and others. Islamorada offers great Shark fishing opportunities year round, so you can alwasy target some of these species. Your fishing equipment, license, and fresh water are covered. You can bring some snacks and you're ready to go!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day – Backcountry Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    Visit backcountry of Islamorada and target amazing fish species using light tackle. This trip is pretty laidback, so you don't need previous fishing experience, just a positive attitude and a good pair of sunglasses. You'll be fishing for Permit, Tarpon, Redfish, Snook, Trout, and Sharks.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day – Gulf of Mexico
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    This 6-hour adventure will take you to the Gulf of Mexico, where you'll be fishing for Cobia, Grouper, Mackerel, Shark, and more. The captain will cover your fishing equipment, licenses, and water.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day – Reef Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 20 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    Target Snapper, Grouper, Hogfish, Barracuda, and Mackerel using light tackle and bottom fishing. This trip is great for guests with little or no fishing experience, or families with kids. Spend a great day with your loved ones and catch some lunch on the way!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day – Shark Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    Target different types of Sharks on this 6-hour trip. This region offers great Shark fishing opportunities year round, so the action never stops. There are several Shark types you can target, some of them being Lemon, Nurse, Blacktip, and Bull.
  • Private trip
    Night Time Tarpon Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Mar 15 - Jul 15
    $600
    price breakdown
    $600
    Catch the amazing Tarpon on this special nighttime adventure! The departure time depends on the tide, so keep in touch with the captain. He'll cover your fishing equipment, licenses, and water but feel free to bring other beverages and snacks. Primetime Tarpon trips run from mid-March to mid-July, so don't miss the opportunity to land a Silver King!
  • Private trip
    Half Day – Backcountry Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 16 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    This short backcountry trip is a great option for families with kids or a group of inexperienced guests. You'll learn something new and catch your lunch on the way. The targets of the day are going to be Sharks, Tarpon, Snook, Permit, Redfish, and more.
  • Private trip
    Half Day – Gulf of Mexico
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    This short trip will give you a glimpse of fishing in the Gulf of Mexico. Some of your targets will be Shark, Cobia, Grouper, Snapper, or Mackerel. Your license, equipment, and water are covered, so you only to bring some snacks and sunscreen.
  • Private trip
    Half Day – Reef Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    This laidback trip will take you fishing for reef species using light tackle. Your catch of the day may be Mackerel, Barracuda, Snapper, Grouper, Sailfish, and more. You never know what you're going to catch, so expect the unexpected!
  • Private trip
    Half Day – Shark Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    price breakdown
    $500
    When you don't have a whole day for a fishing adventure, half day will do! Target several Shark species around Islamorada. This action is available year round, so you can go anytime. The captain will cover your fishing license, equipment, and fresh water.
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About the Captain

Jon Costanzo
Islamorada, Florida, United States
14 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
12 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since December 2019
Captain Jon started coming to beautiful Islamorada yearly in 2001. Over the course of many years, he experienced all the various types of fishing in the beautiful Florida Keys and he grew to love the variety of species available. It has become his passion to help others enjoy catching the big ones in Islamorada, the "Sportfishing Capital of the World".

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Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)
Permit Permit

Sailfish Sailfish
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Shark (Bull) Shark (Bull)
Shark (Lemon) Shark (Lemon)

Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Ranger (Bay boat) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 150HP Yamaha engine.

Length
22 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 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
Catch and Release Mandatory

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

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Recent Fishing Reports

NO HOOK UP - NO PAY!!
NO HOOK UP - NO PAY!!
March 5, 2021
NIGHT TIME TARPON FISHING!! Book your trip now so YOU can catch one of these sea monsters!! You will get the fight of a lifetime and memories that will keep you coming back year after year. Beginning March 15th through mid July, the night time tarpon fishing is absolutely incredible! Many nights we have multiple hook ups. We use strictly live bait and light tackle for the battle of a lifetime, with most fish weighing between 120 and 150 lbs., with many fish a year topping the 150 lbs. Contact Capt. Jon to secure your spot.
Boston couple having fun!!
Boston couple having fun!!
March 1, 2021
STRAIGHT OUTTA BOSTON! Great Anglers from Capt Jon's Hometown of "Quincy", had a WICKED fishing trip catching MONSTAH Mangrove Snappers! Nice Grouper too, but released for out of season....Enjoy that Feast! Get your own WICKED Keys fishing trip! Book with Capt Jon today!
Fresh fish for dinner!
Fresh fish for dinner!
February 23, 2021
FUN FISHTASTIC ANGLERS "CHUCK & JULIE" FROM PENNSYLVANIA HAD A BLAST OF A TRIP ON REEL ATTACK CHARTERS! They caught a great dinner to enjoy at any "Cook your Catch" fine restaurants here in the Florida Keys! Why pay more when you catch your meal? Book your next trip with Capt. Jon

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Chris H.
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3/4 Day Fishing Trip with Captain Jon

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day – Reef Trip on February 23, 2021
Celebrating my wife Anna’s 40th birthday and her first time fishing was a huge success! Captain Jon had us catching fish...
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3/4 Day Reef Trip with Captain Jon

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We would definitely take this trip again! We started catching fish quickly at each location throughout the day and were never...
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VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day – Reef Trip on February 27, 2021
Good stuff all around! Caught approx 50-70 total and fish on lines all day long. Captain Jon is a very accommodating and knowledgeable...
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Half Day Trip with Captain Jon

VERIFIED   Half Day – Reef Trip on November 23, 2020
Ocean reef and back bay fishing , best day ever caught over 11 different species , Captain Jon knows the spots . He is very...
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VERIFIED   Half Day – Reef Trip on August 29, 2020
Had a great time with Captain Jon on this half day trip.  First spot we hit, we filled out bag limit of mangrove snappers...
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