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Mountains 2 Marshes is located in Big Pine Key and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

Capt. Jim will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. This involves 4 to 8-hour trips, mainly fishing for Tarpon, Permit, Barracuda, Jack Crevalle, Bonefish, and Redfish, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, fly fishing, and spinning.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 17’ Maverick boat that can safely take up to 2 anglers.

Your trip will include all the necessary fishing licenses for the day. The crew will clean and fillet your catch for you to take home at the end of the trip. The boat will be supplied with water for your pleasure, be sure to let the captain know if you have any questions or want to bring your own.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Mountains 2 Marshes.



About the Captain

Jim Dietz
Big Pine Key, Florida, United States
3 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
5 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since January 2022
Captain Jim has been guiding since he was 18 from Alaska, Wyoming, Louisiana, and Florida.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Bonefish Bonefish
Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Permit Permit

Redfish Redfish
Shark (Blacktip) Blacktip Shark
Shark (Nurse) Nurse Shark
Snook Snook

Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Maverick (Flats boat) originally built in 1999. Powered by a 70HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
17 ft
Capacity
2 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
GPS

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 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

Payment

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and avoid any additional costs or unnecessary hassle with carrying cash.

No additional fees.
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
Checks
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 2.5% charge will apply.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 5 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
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Anglers Claimed
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Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
50%
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Jonathan E.
Chicago, Illinois
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Mor

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on April 3, 2022
Two of us spent a great morning fishing with Captain Jim in the backcountry close to Big Pine Key.  Captain Jim was very knowledgeable...
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Norman H.
Miami, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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So much fun

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on February 24, 2022
What a fun day. Highly recommend. We caught so many different species of fish. Jim is the absolute best. Thanks for a great...
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Bruce B.
Elbridge, NY
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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3/4 day with Captain Jim

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on May 14, 2022
Awesome day on the water with Captain Jim.
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JD A.
Lake Charles, LA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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April fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on April 18, 2022
Great guy. Great time.
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Wesley D.
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
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Half Day

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 17, 2022
Fun trip! Nice and funny guy. Put us on the fish.
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FAQs about Mountains 2 Marshes

Mountains 2 Marshes offers the following trips to customers:
  • $450 per group - Half Day Trip – Night Tarpon (4 hours)
  • $450 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
  • $450 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
  • $550 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $650 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Mountains 2 Marshes, you can expect the following amenity onboard:
  • GPS

Trips booked with Mountains 2 Marshes include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water)
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Mountains 2 Marshes offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Mountains 2 Marshes offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Spinning
  • Fly Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Mountains 2 Marshes include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Bonefish
  • Jack Crevalle
  • Permit
  • Redfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Shark (Nurse)
  • Snook
  • Tarpon