No Slack Sport Fishing welcomes you to Marathon, Florida! Come aboard and have lots of thrills as you experience nearshore, offshore, reef, wreck, and bay fishing trips. No Slack Sport Fishing is family-oriented as well as family-owned and operated business with both of its captains having lots of fishing experience on the waters around Marathon. Over the years, the company has won numerous Sailfish and Tarpon tournaments and specializes in sportfishing for specific species. Come pay it a visit and let Captain James Platt take you on a fishing trip of your life!

Your trip will start on a 32’ SeaVee center console that runs on two 300 HP Mercury engines and can sit up to 6 anglers. For navigation, the boat uses modern GPS, fishfinder, and radio technology that will allow you to safely and efficiently reach the fish. The boat’s got a flybridge, toilet, and a livewell, and you can always turn to the first mate in case you need any help.

You can chase a number of prized species such as Mahi, Snapper, Grouper, Wahoo, Blackfin Tuna, Permit, and many more. Using light tackle, you can bottom, deep sea, as well as kite fish in order to catch them. Kids are welcome to join the trip and you can choose whether you’ll keep the fish you catch or release it back into the water.

The captain will take care of the fishing licenses, all the tackle, bait, and drinks, and will even clean and fillet your catch for free. Yours is just to bring some snacks.

Pay a visit to No Slack Sport Fishing and have a wonderful fishing adventure in Marathon!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,800
    A full day trip gives you even more time to enjoy the water and pack your coolers. You and your companions will fish for 8 hours and chase numerous species that roam these waters.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,500
    You and your crew will be exploring the waters around Marathon for 6 hours and searching for anything that's on the bite. The captain's got you covered for all the gear, so just pack some food before you arrive and you can start your trip.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Tarpon (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Feb 1 - Jul 1
    $1,100
    Starting from 6:00 a.m., you and your companions will be enjoying the water for 4 hours as you search for Tarpon. As the captain provides you with everything else, you'll just need some food to stay energized throughout the trip.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip – Tarpon (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Feb 1 - Jul 1
    $1,100
    Start your trip later in the day and enjoy a lovely afternoon and evening on the water. You'll be chasing Tarpon for 4 hours and the captain will take care of all the things you'll need for your trip except for food.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,100
    Your trip will start at 8:00 a.m. and give you plenty of time to chase any fish that comes around. The captain supplies you with everything except for food, so just make sure you've got something to snacks while on board.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $1,100
    The trip will see you fish the waters around Marathon for 4 hours, starting in the afternoon. You'll have all the things needed for the trip waiting for you on the boat, so just pack some food and you're set to go.
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About the Charter Operator

No Slack Sport Fishing
Marathon, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
7 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2021
Captain James Platt was born and raised in Marathon, Florida and, together with his team, will use all his vast fishing experience to help you have a memorable time on the water.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black) Black Grouper
Grouper (Gag) Gag Grouper

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Permit Permit
Sailfish Sailfish
Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper

Snapper (Mutton) Mutton Snapper
Snapper (Red) Red Snapper
Tuna (Blackfin) Blackfin Tuna
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

SeaVee (Center console) originally built in 2007. Powered by 2 300HP Mercury engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
32 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

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

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
Checks

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Customer Reviews

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Mahi fishing
Dolphin fishing with Jared
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
50%
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John R.
Riviera Beach, FL
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Dolphin fishing with Jared

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 1, 2021
We booked a 3/4 day trip on short notice through FishingBooker on the No Slack with Jared. I told him that I wanted my son...
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Gregg M.
Key West, Florida
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Mahi fishing

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 15, 2021
Great trip, Capitan was very knowledgeable and found us the fish!  Highly recommend!
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Thomas M.
Ord, NE
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  4.3
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on June 22, 2021
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Mayling G.
Sarasota, Florida
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June fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Tarpon (PM) on June 16, 2021
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FAQs about No Slack Sport Fishing 32'

No Slack Sport Fishing 32' offers the following trips to customers:
  • $1,100 per group - Half Day Trip – Tarpon (AM) (4 hours)
  • $1,100 per group - Half Day Trip – Tarpon (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,100 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $1,100 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,500 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,800 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with No Slack Sport Fishing 32', you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well

Trips booked with No Slack Sport Fishing 32' include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

No Slack Sport Fishing 32' offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

No Slack Sport Fishing 32' offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with No Slack Sport Fishing 32' include:
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Permit
  • Sailfish
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Mutton)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Tuna (Blackfin)
  • Wahoo