Captain Manny Esparza 25' Mako Key Largo

Hello and thanks for stopping in! Hop aboard my 25’ Mako out of Key Largo and lets go fishing! All time starts are flexible to fit your schedule! Just book your day and number of hours you want and I will accommodate your custom time start. I offer 2 to 5 Hour Reef, Inshore, Near Shore,  Florida Bay and Land pr Bridge fishing trips. The weather, winds and season determines our best spot for the day.

The 4 or 5 Hour Reef Trips offer a wide variety of fish; Yellow Tail Snapper, Grouper, Shark, Barracuda, Parrot Fish, Mangrove Snapper, Mutton Snapper and more!

The 3 Hour Shark- Barracuda Trip is in Florida Bay where we will fish for Shark, Snapper, Jacks etc…This is where the Tarpon and Snook show up too!!!

The 2 Hour Trip in Florida Bay offers some great quick fishing and is perfect for the little ones. Shark, Barracuda, and Snapper are the target fish for this trip.

SUNSET / FISHING TRIPS:
The 2 or 3 Hour Fishing/Sunset Trips offer In-Shore fish hunting for Shark Barracuda and Sunset Watching. Watch for some Pink Flamingos, Dolphin, Manatee and maybe even spot our resident Crocodile!  Times vary according to the Sunset.

BRIDGE Fishing trips if you want to stay on Land!

I have over 35 years of fishing in the local and surrounding areas of Key Largo, Florida and have been a licensed USCG captain since 2009. I have your fishing license covered, all bait, tackle and top notch gear is provided, I even bring the ice!

Bring your hat, drinks and snacks, kick back and enjoy our beautiful scenery, wildlife, and birds while hunting for the local fresh catch of the day! Keep your catch if you want to and I will even clean it for you, free of charge!

Pick your day and make your memories fishing with a local, family owned and charter.
* All trips are weather permitting.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    2 Hour – Shark/Barracuda Trip 10:30
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 10:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    US $295
    This 2-hour trip is for up to 4 adults and 2 children under 15 and under. This is a short ride through the Mangroves, spotting wildlife and enjoying the scenery. We will do some light fishing for Mangrove Snapper, shark and maybe Barracuda. Your fishing license, all bait, tackle, and ice are included. Just bring whatever you want to eat or drink. Please bring your children's coast guard approved lifejacket if under 100 lbs. All trips are weather permitting...
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
    Shark (Lemon)
    Lemon Shark
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Private trip
    2 Hour – Shark/Barracuda Trip 8AM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $295
    This 2-hour trip is for up to 4 adults and 2 children under 12 are permitted on this trip. We will fish for; Shark, Barracuda, Grunt & Mangrove Snapper Your fishing license, all bait, tackle, and ice are included. Just bring whatever you want to eat or drink. Please bring your children's coast guard approved lifejacket if under 100 lbs. All trips are weather permitting.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
    Shark (Lemon)
    Lemon Shark
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Private trip
    2 Hour Sunset / Inshore Fishing 5PM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    2 Hour Trip, starts at 4:30 PM
    US $375
    Hop on board for some sightseeing and light fishing...Mangrove Snapper, Shark/Barracuda.. Enjoy the beautiful Key Largo Sunset! This quick trip allows a little of both! Just kick back and enjoy if you dont want to fish! All is included, just bring your beverages and snacks if you wish. Time vary according to the sunset.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
    Shark (Lemon)
    Lemon Shark
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Private trip
    3 Hour–Shark/Barracuda 10:30 AM
    In demand! Last booked: 1 day ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 10:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    US $450
    This 3-hour trip is an inshore trip. All licenses, bait, and tackle are provided. Just bring drinks and snacks. All of the captain's booking times can be flexible upon request and all trips are weather-permitting. Times may vary. This trip is good for up to 4 adults and 2 children under the age of 12.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
    Shark (Lemon)
    Lemon Shark
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Private trip
    3 Hour–Shark/Barracuda 8AM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $450
    This 3-hour trip is an inshore trip. All licenses, bait, and tackle are provided. Just bring drinks and snacks. All of the captain's booking times can be flexible upon request and all trips are weather-permitting. Times may vary. This trip is good for up to 4 adults and 2 children under the age of 12.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
    Shark (Lemon)
    Lemon Shark
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Private trip
    3 Hour–Shark/Barracuda 9AM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    US $450
    This 3-hour trip is an inshore trip. All licenses, bait, and tackle are provided. Just bring drinks and snacks. All of the captain's booking times can be flexible upon request and all trips are weather-permitting. Times may vary. This trip is good for up to 4 adults and 2 children under the age of 12.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
    Shark (Lemon)
    Lemon Shark
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Sunset/Fishing Inshore 5PM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 4:30 PM
    US $475
    Enjoy some inshore fishing for Shark, Barracuda, Mangrove Snapper and catch the beautiful Keys Sunset! This all in one trip is weather permitting. Just bring your drinks amd snacks everything else is included! The time on this trip very according to sunset.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
    Shark (Lemon)
    Lemon Shark
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Private trip
    4 Hour REEF TRIP 10:30
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 10:30 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    US $550
    Hour are flexible!!!This 4 hour trip takes you to our beautiful, local, Inside Coral Reefs to do some Reef fishing! Yellow Tail Snapper, Grouper, Trigger Fish, Colorful Reef Fish, Shark, Barracuda...Anything goes out here! Bring your hat, sunglasses, boat shoes and hop on for a beautiful ride through the mangroves for some close to shore reef fishing. THIS TRIP IS FOR UP TO 4 ANGLERS. All trips are weather permitting.
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Heavy Tackle
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Permit
    Permit
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Shark (Hammerhead)
    Hammerhead Shark
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Snapper (Cubera)
    Cubera Snapper
    Snapper (Mutton)
    Mutton Snapper
    Snapper (Yellowtail)
    Yellowtail Snapper
    Hogfish
    Hogfish
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Private trip
    4 Hour REEF TRIP 8AM
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $550
    Hour are flexible!!!This 4 hour trip takes you to our beautiful, local, Inside Coral Reefs to do some Reef fishing! Yellow Tail Snapper, Grouper, Trigger Fish, Colorful Reef Fish, Shark, Barracuda...Anything goes out here! Bring your hat, sunglasses, boat shoes and hop on for a beautiful ride through the mangroves for some close to shore reef fishing. THIS TRIP IS FOR UP TO 4 ANGLERS. All trips are weather permitting.
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Heavy Tackle
    Targeted fish
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Permit
    Permit
    Grouper (Red)
    Red Grouper
    Shark (Hammerhead)
    Hammerhead Shark
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Snapper (Cubera)
    Cubera Snapper
    Snapper (Mutton)
    Mutton Snapper
    Snapper (Yellowtail)
    Yellowtail Snapper
    Hogfish
    Hogfish
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
    Shark (Lemon)
    Lemon Shark
    Grunt
    Grunt
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Reef Trip! 9AM
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    Seasonal trip (Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun)
    US $550
    This 4 hour trip takes you to our beautiful, local, Inside Coral Reefs to do some Reef fishing! Yellow Tail Snapper, Grouper, Trigger Fish, Colorful Reef Fish, Shark, Barracuda...Anything goes out here! Bring your hat, sunglasses, boat shoes and hop on for a beautiful ride through the mangroves for some close to shore reef fishing. THIS TRIP IS FOR UP TO 4 ANGLERS. All trips are weather permitting.
    Types of fishing
    Nearshore Fishing
    Offshore Fishing
    Reef Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Deep Sea Fishing
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Heavy Tackle
    Targeted fish
    Barracuda (Great)
    Great Barracuda
    Jack Crevalle
    Jack Crevalle
    Snapper (Mangrove)
    Mangrove Snapper
    Grouper (Gag)
    Gag Grouper
    Shark (Hammerhead)
    Hammerhead Shark
    Jack (Almaco)
    Almaco Jack
    Shark (Blacktip)
    Blacktip Shark
    Snapper (Mutton)
    Mutton Snapper
    Snapper (Yellowtail)
    Yellowtail Snapper
    Shark (Bonnethead)
    Bonnethead Shark
    Shark (Bull)
    Bull Shark
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FAQs about Captain Manny Esparza 25' Mako Key Largo

Captain Manny Esparza 25' Mako Key Largo offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $295 per group - 2 Hour – Shark/Barracuda Trip 10:30 (2 hours)
  • US $295 per group - 2 Hour – Shark/Barracuda Trip 8AM (2 hours)
  • US $375 per group - 2 Hour Sunset / Inshore Fishing 5PM (2 hours)
  • US $450 per group - 3 Hour–Shark/Barracuda 10:30 AM (3 hours)
  • US $450 per group - 3 Hour–Shark/Barracuda 8AM (3 hours)
  • US $450 per group - 3 Hour–Shark/Barracuda 9AM (3 hours)
  • US $475 per group - 3 Hour Sunset/Fishing Inshore 5PM (3 hours)
  • US $550 per group - 4 Hour REEF TRIP 10:30 (4 hours)
  • US $550 per group - 4 Hour REEF TRIP 8AM (4 hours)
  • US $550 per group - 4 Hour Reef Trip! 9AM (4 hours)

When you book a trip with Captain Manny Esparza 25' Mako Key Largo, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well Live bait when avaliable
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Captain Manny Esparza 25' Mako Key Largo include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait (Live bait when avaliable )
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Fishing License

Captain Manny Esparza 25' Mako Key Largo offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Captain Manny Esparza 25' Mako Key Largo offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Captain Manny Esparza 25' Mako Key Largo include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Hogfish
  • Permit
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Mutton)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Speckled Trout

Meet the Captain

Manny Esparza
Key Largo, Florida, United States
ID & license verified
90 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2019
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Captain Manny has over 30 years of experience fishing the waters of the Florida Keys and all surrounding areas. He simply loves being out there, on the water doing what he loves.

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black) Black Grouper
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper

Boat specs

Mako (Center console) originally built in 1981, and restored in 2017. Powered by a 250HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
4 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
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Live bait when avaliable
Ice Box

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Live bait when avaliable
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 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.

Listing policies

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 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

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

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