Fishizzle Sportfishing Charters

Fishizzle Sportfishing Charters offers you a relaxing and fun day of fishing in Key West, Florida. Together with Captain Todd Ermisch, you’ll go nearshore and offshore and explore Key West’s rich waters along with reefs and wrecks searching for a fine catch. Just pick a day for your next sea adventure and hop aboard!

Your trip will start on a 42’ Stapleton offshore sport fishing boat that holds plenty of space for up to 6 guests. Thanks to its twin 350 HP Caterpillar engine and comprehensive navigation technology, the boat will quickly and safely take you to the fish. Its extensive fishing gear includes downriggers, outriggers, a fighting chair, and livewell. The boat’s various amenities also include accessibility to wheelchairs, a toilet, and an ice-box. To make your trip even more comfortable, a first mate will be on board to give you any help needed.

The grounds around Key West are an excellent source of prized fish. To name just some of the species you get to catch, there’s Great Barracuda, Blue Marlin, Cero Mackerel, and Mahi Mahi. You’ll target them on light and heavy tackle by deep sea and bottom fishing, trolling, and spinning. You’re free to either keep your catch or release it and children are welcome to join aboard.

Captain Todd provides you with all the fishing gear, licenses, bottled water, and he’ll also clean and fillet your catch for free. Just bring some food and your adventure can begin.

Come visit Fishizzle Sportfishing Charters and have a terrific time fishing!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $950
    Enjoy this 4-hour trip trolling the reef for Snapper, Barracuda, Mackerel, and sharks or anchoring up for Yellowtail Snapper, Mutton Snapper, and Grouper. Just bring whatever you want to eat and drink, the captain and mate supply the rest.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 12:00 PM
    $950
    Enjoy this 4-hour trip trolling the reef for Snapper, Barracuda, Mackerel, and sharks or anchoring up for Yellowtail Snapper, Mutton Snapper, and Grouper. Just bring whatever you want to eat and drink, the captain and mate supply the rest.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,200
    This 6-hour trip brings you lots of fun as you'll be fishing for Barracuda, Mahi, Mackerel, sharks, or Tuna. You can also try for Sailfish and really concentrate on the blue water fishing. Just bring any food and drinks you want, the captain will take care of the rest.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Just booked! Last booked: 12 minutes ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,400
    Pick this 8-hour trip and enjoy fishing the blue water for Sailfish, Mahi and Tuna. You can alternatively troll inshore for Barracuda, Mackerel, and sharks, but you can do both as well. With a full day you have the ability to fish for multiple species. Just bring any food and drinks you like and the captain will take care of the rest.
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About the Captain

Todd Ermisch
Key West, Florida, United States
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327 Customer reviews
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Member since March 2021
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Fishizzle Sportfishing Charters invites you on a relaxing and fun fishing adventure in Key West. Pick your date and let them take you on these beautiful waters and help you reel in a respectable catch!

About this listing

Targeted species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Cero Mackerel Cero Mackerel
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black) Black Grouper

Boat specs

Stapleton (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1973. Powered by 2 350HP Caterpillar engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 13 knots.

Length
42 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Bottled water
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days 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
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 20% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 98 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (74)
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
94%
Appropriate for children
91%
Satisfied with the boat
96%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Charles W.
Groveland, FL
Excellent
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Full day

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on November 8, 2022
Good price, best crew. They went out the way to make sure we had to do almost nothing but in joy catching fish. Water was super...
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Brian H.
St. Petersburg, FL
Excellent
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3/4 and 1/2 day trips Capt. Kevin and Capt. Todd - GB fist mate

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on September 8, 2022
Fantastic annual fishing trip with friends! These guys aim to please.  Although we chartered at a slow time of year for fishing,...
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Dana L.
Friendship, TN
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Full Day Private Charter

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on October 30, 2022
We had a full day with Captain Todd and Steve “GB”. Although we didn’t nail the “big one”, we had a great time. GB...
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Gary S.
Parrish, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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3/4 day on the Lucky Charm

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on June 8, 2022
We didn’t have a whole lot of luck on the Lucky Charm but it wasn’t because the captain and crew weren’t trying. Captain...
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Marc H.
Genoa City, WI
Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Awesome 3/4 day trip!

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip on November 5, 2022
Captain Todd, the owner, and first mate Steve were great!  Very experienced and hospital crew.  Captain Todd runs 3 boats...
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FAQs about Fishizzle Sportfishing Charters

Fishizzle Sportfishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $950 per group - Half Day Trip (4 hours)
  • $950 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,400 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Fishizzle Sportfishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Fishizzle Sportfishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Bottled water)
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Fishizzle Sportfishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Fishizzle Sportfishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Fishizzle Sportfishing Charters include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cero Mackerel
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Sailfish
  • Wahoo