Have fun catching fish and enjoy a lovely day on the water together with Heavy Hitter Charters! Join Captain JJ Guieb in Key West, Florida to explore beautiful waters and equally great species these grounds are abundant with. The captain and his mate are skilled anglers eager to share their fishing passion with you and help you create some great memories on the water. Book today and join them for your fishing adventure in Florida!

The boat you’ll fish from is a 34’ Contender center console powered by twin 300 HP Yamaha 4.2L v6 engines. It can fit 6 anglers, uses all the modern, full-featured navigation electronics, and is wheelchair-accessible. The boat has got a flybridge, snorkeling gear, tuna tubes, a livewell, as well as an ice-box and a multimedia system.

You can catch Shark, Mahi Mahi, Blackfin Tuna, Snapper, Black Grouper, Wahoo, and other interesting species. To attract, you can bottom fish, deep sea fish, troll, spearfish, kite fish, and more. Feel free to keep your catch as well as to bring kids on the trip.

The captain will take care of all the fishing tackle, live bait, lures, licenses, catch cleaning, and drinks. You should bring your own equipment if you want to try out spearfishing and also bring some snacks to stay energized throughout the trip.

Pick a day that suits you and join Heavy Hitter Charters for a fun-packed day of fishing in Florida!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $700
    If you'd like a fishing trip that won't keep you on the water too long but still provide a great experience, this is the trip for you. You and the crew will leave the dock at 8:00 a.m. and get back after 3 fun hours of fishing. The price covers fishing tackle, bait, catch cleaning, licenses, and drinks.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Lobster / Snorkel
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $800
    Four hours of lobster and/or snorkeling around Key West's finest reefs.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $900
    Enjoy a 4-hour trip running from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Please keep in mind that there's a $300 to $500 fuel surcharge depending on what you're looking to catch. Feel free to get in touch with the captain for more information.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    In demand! Last booked: 2 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,100
    You and the crew will depart at 8:00 a.m. and enjoy 6 hours on the water. Keep in mind that there is a $300 to $500 fuel fee depending on what species you're looking to catch. Feel free to contact the captain for more information.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,600
    Depending on the fish you'd like to target, there will be a $300 to $500 fuel extra charge for this trip. Feel free to get in touch with the captain and ask for details. The trip will see you fish for 8 hours, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – West
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $2,000
    West of Key West provides many new spots and untapped fisheries. Let’s go exploring and hunting down many grouper and snapper species including deep water exotic species like snowy and yellowedge grouper, golden tilefish, and yelloweye and vermilion snapper! Some of the best-tasting fish in the ocean!
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About the Captain

Fish daily Charters
Key West, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
19 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since October 2021
Captain JJ is a born and raised Florida native guide! He's family-friendly, easy-going, ready to take anyone wishing to create lasting memories on the water.

About this listing

Targeted species

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

Boat specs

Contender (Center console) originally built in 2015. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 33 knots.

Length
34 ft
Capacity
6 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
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System

Trip includes

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

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 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
Disabled Accessible

Payment

Book with 30% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 10 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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6 hour with Cap'n John and Steven
6 hour with Cap'n John and Steven
6 hour with Cap'n John and Steven
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
90%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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William G.
Carrollton, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

HIGHLY Recommend!

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Lobster / Snorkel on July 20, 2022
We come to the Keys every year and have been out with MANY different charters! This one was by far the best! Friendly, welcoming...
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Daniel S.
United States
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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6 hour with Cap'n John and Steven

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on August 3, 2022
Took a 6 hour trip in less than perfect conditions.  Captain John had us on fish in less than a half hour.  Steven was the...
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Josh M.
Miamisburg, OH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day trip.

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip – Lobster / Snorkel on July 14, 2022
Both captains went above and beyond to make sure that we were taken care of. They were extremely knowledgeable at fishing and...
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Casey S.
Blountstown, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Afternoon half day with Captain Steve

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on July 15, 2022
Had a great time. There were 6 of us and Steve. Boat was big enough to hold us all comfortably and we maxed out on mangrove...
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John R.
Orange Park, FL
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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3 hour with Captain Steve

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip on July 3, 2022
Was very windy so we changed plans to stay in calmer water.  Caught snapper, sharks and a few got away! Had a great time. ...
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FAQs about Heavy Hitter Charters

Heavy Hitter Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $700 per group - 3 Hour Trip (3 hours)
  • $800 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Lobster / Snorkel (4 hours)
  • $900 per group - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • $1,100 per group - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,600 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)
  • $2,000 per group - 10 Hour Trip – West (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Heavy Hitter Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System
  • Tuna Tubes
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Heavy Hitter Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Heavy Hitter Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Heavy Hitter Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Spearfishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Heavy Hitter Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Sailfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Shark (Hammerhead)
  • Shark (Tiger)
  • Snapper (Mutton)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Tuna (Blackfin)
  • Wahoo