Johnny Maddox Charters SportFishing Adventures runs year round fishing trips out of Marathon, FL. Whether you want to explore the reefs or head offshore towards the Atlantic, Capt. Johnny has you covered. These trips can work for novice anglers and veteran fishermen. You will be in safe hands, with one of the most knowledgeable captains in the area.
The waters out of Marathon offer amazing fishing. Around the reefs you can get Snapper, Grouper, and Critters Shark. When in season, Big Mackerel will also make their run around here. More seasoned anglers will love fishing offshore, targeting Tuna, Marlin, Sailfish, Swordfish, Wahoo & Mahi. Capt. Johnny loves fishing blue waters and will help you out, whether it’s trolling or Deep Drop bottom fishing.
Capt. Johnny has started fishing at a young age. Fishing with his dad, Capt. Johnny mastered the craft and has perfected it over the years. He knows the Marathon waters well 25 years in and will make sure you have an enjoyable trip.
You will be fishing aboard a stable vessel that can take up to six people. She is a 31’ Ocean Master Express boat, fit to rule these waters. The boat is powered by a twin 300 HP Suzuki engines and can reach the speeds of up to 40 knots. The boat features a flybridge which gives you great view of the area, a full private toilet, and a fighting chair. She is equipped with GPS, a fishfinder, has a live well, an ice box, and outriggers.
The crew will provide all the fishing gear and will take care of the license. You should pack food and drinks, as well as a cap, sunglasses, sunblock, and comfortable clothes.
The captain and first mate work hard to ensure that you have as much fun as possible on their trips, so gratuity is appreciated very much. The first mate works for tips, with 20% being the standard in this area.
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
FAQs about Johnny Maddox Charters Papa 31'
- $650 per group - 3 Hour Reef & Inshore Fishing (3 hours)
- $795 per group - Half Day – Reef Inshore Gulf (AM) (4 hours)
- $795 per group - Half Day – Snapper/Shark Special (4 hours)
- $795 per group - Half Day–Reef/Wreck/Insh/Gulf (PM) (4 hours)
- $995 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Reef, Wrecks,Combo (6 hours)
- $1,195 per group - 3/4 day 6 Hour Run & Gun Offshore (6 hours)
- $1,295 per group - Full Day Trips–Reef,Wrecks,Gulf (8 hours)
- $1,495 per group - Full Day – Offshore or Combo (8 hours)
- $1,795 per group - Extended Full – Big Game Bluewater (10 hours)
- Fighting Chair
- Live Bait Well
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle
- Live Bait
- Catch cleaning & filleting
- Drinks (Plenty of bottle water)
- First Mate
- Fishing License
- Inshore Fishing
- Nearshore Fishing
- Offshore Fishing
- Reef Fishing
- Wreck Fishing
- Flats Fishing (Florida Bay)
- Light Tackle
- Heavy Tackle
- Bottom Fishing
- Fly Fishing
- Kite Fishing
- Deep Sea Fishing
- Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
- Marlin (Blue)
- Marlin (White)
- Snapper (Mangrove)
- Snapper (Yellowtail)
- Tuna (Blackfin)
Meet the Charter Operator
About this listing
Ocean Master (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2005, and restored in 2023. Powered by 2 300HP Suzuki engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.
Types of fishing
You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.
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