Just The Tip Charters is located in Marathon, Florida and offers to show you a memorable time in these waters.

Capt. Wesley 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 Dolphin, Cobia, Tarpon, King Mackerel, Barracuda, Amberjack, and Grouper, depending on the season and conditions on the day. On these trips, you can expect to use techniques such as light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, big game fishing, jigging, popping, spearfishing, and spinning.

Your fishing adventure starts on a 34’ SeaVee boat that can safely take up to 6 anglers. This boat comes with a toilet and an ice-box.

All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. 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 drinks 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 Just The Tip Charters.

All trips must be paid in full 24 hours before the trip via Venmo, Paypal, or cash the day of your trip.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Beginner Family Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 4:30 PM
    $800
    This excursion is designed for beginner fishermen and children in mind. You and the crew will always stay close to shore in calm water. This doesn't mean you won't catch fish. Light tackle and good action. Even watch a legendary Florida Keys sunset on the ride home. You may even bring home some dinner. Fuel is included in all of our trips, there will be no extra charges for fuel! The balance of the trip must be paid in full 24 hours before your trip via Venmo or paypal. Unless your paying cash the day of.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Lobster (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 6 - Mar 31
    $850
    A half day Lobster morning trip. Bring your snorkeling gear and the crew will provide nets and tickle sticks. Fuel is included in all of our trips, there will be no extra charges for fuel! The balance of the trip must be paid in full 24 hours before your trip via Venmo or paypal. Unless your paying cash the morning of.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Lobster (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Aug 6 - Mar 31
    $850
    A half day afternoon Lobster trip. Bring your snorkeling gear and the crew will provide nets and tickle sticks. Fuel is included in all of our trips, there will be no extra charges for fuel! The balance of the trip must be paid in full 24 hours before your trip via Venmo or paypal. Unless your paying cash the morning of.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Tarpon (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $850
    A half day morning Tarpon charter. Fuel is included in all of our trips, there will be no extra charges for fuel! The balance of the trip must be paid in full 24 hours before your trip via Venmo or paypal. Unless your paying cash the morning of.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Tarpon (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 3:00 PM
    $850
    A 4-hour day Tarpon trip in the evening. Fuel is included in all of our trips, there will be no extra charges for fuel! The balance of the trip must be paid in full 24 hours before your trip via Venmo or paypal. Unless your paying cash the morning of.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip – Lobster
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 6 - Mar 31
    $1,000
    A 6-hour Lobster trip. Bring your snorkeling gear and the crew will provide nets and tickle sticks. The balance of the trip must be paid in full 24 hours before your trip via Venmo or paypal. Unless your paying cash the morning of.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Reef (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,000
    On these half day trips, you can expect Snapper and Grouper fishing on the reef. In the spring, Tarpon fishing is also available. You and the crew leave the dock at 8:00 a.m. and return after 4 hours on the water. Just bring some snacks before you depart. The price includes fuel, we do not charge extra for fuel for any of our trips. The balance of the trip must be paid in full 24 hours before your trip via Venmo or paypal. Unless your paying cash the morning of.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Reef (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    $1,000
    A half day evening fishing trip. This trip can be customized for the afternoon and you can expect snapper and grouper fishing. Watch a legendary Florida Keys sunset on the ride home. Fuel is included in all of our trips, there will be no extra charges for fuel! The balance of the trip must be paid in full 24 hours before your trip via Venmo or paypal. Unless your paying cash the morning of.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,200
    On a 3/4 day trip, you can fish the reef or head offshore to target Mahi Mahi and Tuna. The trip leaves early in the morning and includes all the rods, reels, tackle, live bait, lures, well as fishing licenses. Price includes fuel. The balance of the trip must be paid in full 24 hours before your trip via Venmo or paypal. Unless your paying cash the morning of.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour – Lobster Mini Season (AM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jul 27 - Jul 28
    $1,200
    Come catch Florida spiny Lobster with us during the mini-season dive days. This trip comes with a mate who will assist you and teach you to catch Lobster if needed. We also supply you with all the equipment you will need, except for your dive gear. If you need snorkeling equipment, we can refer you to a local shop where you can rent or buy it. Fuel is included in all of our trips, there will be no extra charges for fuel! The balance of the trip must be paid in full 24 hours before your trip.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour – Lobster Mini Season (PM)
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip Jul 27 - Jul 28
    $1,200
    Catch Florida Lobster with us during the mini-season dive days. This trip comes with a mate who will assist you and teach you to catch Lobster if needed. We also supply you with all the equipment needed, excluding your dive gear. If you need snorkeling equipment, we can refer you to a local shop where you can rent it. Fuel is included in all of our trips, there will be no extra charges for fuel! The balance of the trip must be paid in full 24 hours before via Venmo or PayPal. Cash is an option the day of.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip – Lobster
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Aug 6 - Mar 31
    $1,200
    An 8-hour Lobster trip. Bring your snorkeling gear and the crew will provide the nets and tickle sticks. The balance of the trip must be paid in full 24 hours before your trip via Venmo or paypal. Unless your paying cash the morning of.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $1,500
    With the full day, the sky is the limit. You have time to do a combination of reef and offshore fishing or 8 hours of the type of fishing you prefer. You also have the option of mixing things up with fishing and snorkeling. The price for the full day includes fuel. Fuel is included in all of our trips, there will be no extra charges for fuel! The balance of the trip must be paid in full 24 hours before your trip via Venmo or paypal. Unless your paying cash the morning of.
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About the Captain

Wesley Jones
Marathon, Florida, United States
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48 Customer reviews
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Member since March 2022
Captain Wesley welcomes you on the inshore and offshore waters of Florida. Join him in Marathon and embark on a fishing trip you won't soon forget.

About this listing

Targeted species

Amberjack Amberjack
Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Cobia Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Boat specs

SeaVee (Center console) originally built in 2006, and restored in 2020. Powered by 2 400HP Mercury engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 55 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
Popping
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
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 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
PayPal

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 48 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
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Good experience
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Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
94%
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Cheryl C.
Arnold, MD
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Excellent
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3/4 Day Trip with Captain Clay and Mop

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip on August 2, 2022
We had a wonderful day. All but one had never been deep sea fishing so to hook into a bunch Mahi was such a trill for all....
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Jeff H.
Grand Island, NE
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Good day

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on July 7, 2022
Overall we struggled catching fish but it wasn’t for lack of effort.  Hooked onto a monster shark not by design.  Captain...
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Michael P.
North Fond Du Lac, WI
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3/4 Day Trip with Just The Tip Charters

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip on August 15, 2022
Had a blast fishing for mahi-mahi with Clay and James….they worked their tails off to put us on fish and kept finding new...
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Stafford M.
Lafayette, LA
Excellent
4.3 / 5
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Good
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Full day offshore

VERIFIED   NEW  8 Hour Trip on July 24, 2022
Sea conditions were rough but we decided to go anyways. Captain and mate were awesome and a joy to be with. They worked their...
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Eric C.
Kernersville, NC
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Best Fishing Charter in the Keys

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on June 14, 2022
This was the best fishing trip I have ever taken. The crew took us out and we had a blast all day. While the other boats were...
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FAQs about Just The Tip Charters

Just The Tip Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $800 per group - 3 Hour Trip – Beginner Family Trip (3 hours)
  • $850 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Lobster (AM) (4 hours)
  • $850 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Lobster (PM) (4 hours)
  • $850 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Tarpon (AM) (4 hours)
  • $850 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Tarpon (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - 3/4 Day Trip – Lobster (6 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Reef (AM) (4 hours)
  • $1,000 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Reef (PM) (4 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 5 Hour – Lobster Mini Season (AM) (5 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 5 Hour – Lobster Mini Season (PM) (5 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - Full Day Trip – Lobster (8 hours)
  • $1,500 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Just The Tip Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Flybridge
  • Snorkeling Equipment
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Spearfishing Equipment
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

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

Just The Tip Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Just The Tip Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Spearfishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Just The Tip Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Cobia
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Grouper (Gag)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • Grouper (Red)
  • Hogfish
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Shark (Bull)
  • Tarpon