Coral Sea Fishing Charters

Let Coral Sea Fishing Charters take you on a memorable fishing adventure as you explore the amazing waters of the Florida Keys! Captain Joseph Snyder is a highly-skilled guide with over 20 years of experience and knows the area like the back of his hand. Join him aboard to return home with a jam-packed cooler and memories of a lifetime!

You’ll be riding in style aboard a top-class 38’ Harris offshore sport fishing boat that can comfortably fit up to 6 anglers. Powered by a 500 HP Caterpillar diesel engine, it will quickly take you to the fishing spots. The boat ensures a safe and comfortable ride and features a clean bathroom and a flybridge. The onboard equipment includes an ice-box, fighting chairs, outriggers, and a livewell. A first mate will also join your trip to make the service even better.

You’ll easily find a day that suits you as the crew runs trips year-round. Nothing beats an adventure with a seasoned and passionate angler who’ll share with you his secrets of landing a monster catch. Prepare to battle some of the hardest-fighting species such as Tarpon, Sailfish, Bluefin Tuna, Blue Marlin, Wahoo, and sharks, as well as Cobia, Grouper, and Seatrout. The techniques you can use are light tackle, heavy tackle, bottom fishing, trolling, deep sea fishing, and even kite fishing!

Whether you plan to bring your whole family, friends, or colleagues, Captain Joe welcomes everybody regardless of age and skills to join him on an incredible fishing journey! He provides high-class fishing equipment for you and offers free catch cleaning after the trip is over. Pack your favorite snacks and drinks to keep you fresh during the trip, valid fishing licenses, as well as some sun protection.

Book today at Coral Sea Fishing Charters and get ready for an exciting, fun-packed day of fishing!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    1 hour trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    1 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 PM
    US $300
    Available at sunset time
    Targeted fish
    Snapper (Yellowtail)
    Yellowtail Snapper
  • Private trip
    3 Hour Trip – Shark
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    US $700
    Have a fun-filled time on the water with Captain Joe and his crew. Starting the trip at 4:00 p.m., you'll spend 3 hours on the water chasing sharks. The crew will take care of all the fishing gear you'll need as well as catch cleaning, so just bring what you'd like to eat or drink during the trip.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:45 AM
    US $1,000
    This trip brings offers you fun Snapper and Grouper fishing, for a total of 4 hours. You and the crew will leave the dock at 6:45 a.m. The trip price covers all the fishing rods, reels, tackle, live bait, and lures. After the trip, the crew can clean and fillet your catch for free.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:45 AM
    US $1,300
    This trip will include fishing reefs or offshore grounds. You'll have an exciting time chasing Mahi, Wahoo, and Tuna. The trip departs at 6:45 a.m. and includes all the needed fishing tackle, bait, as well as catch cleaning. Bring whatever you'd like to drink or eat and enjoy your trip!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:45 AM
    US $1,500
    Explore Florida fish-rich reefs or offshore waters even longer. This 8-hour fishing adventure allows you to target Bluefin Tuna, Mahi Mahi, and Wahoo. These creatures are not only powerful but delicious to eat as well. The trip covers all the gear and fish cleaning.
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FAQs about Coral Sea Fishing Charters

Coral Sea Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $300 per group - 1 hour trip (1 hour)
  • US $700 per group - 3 Hour Trip – Shark (3 hours)
  • US $1,000 per group - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • US $1,300 per group - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)
  • US $1,500 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)

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

Trips booked with Coral Sea Fishing Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate

Coral Sea Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Coral Sea Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Kite Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Coral Sea Fishing Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Sailfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Snapper (Mutton)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)
  • Wahoo

Meet the Captain

Joseph Snyder
Islamorada, Florida, United States
38 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since June 2022
Captain Joseph invites you for a lovely day of fishing in Florida's beautiful and diverse water. Whether you head out nearshore or offshore, the crew will make sure you have a productive trip full of fun!

About this listing

Targeted species

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

Boat specs

Harris (Sportfishing) originally built in 1978, and restored in 2016. Powered by a 500HP Caterpillar engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 18 knots.

Length
40 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well

Trip includes

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

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

Pay online in full

Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.

No additional fees.
Book with 15% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.9 / 5
out of 5 stars from 38 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (68)
Quick and fun!
Quick and fun!
The Best Fishing
+65
Angler rating
33
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
88%
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NATHAN S.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Amazing Day of Fishing

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on November 20, 2023
My wife and I booked an 8hr fishing trip with Captain Joe, and we were very satisfied with our day on the water. Captain Joe...
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Leandra M.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Quick and fun!

VERIFIED   NEW  1 hour trip on April 2, 2024
We booked last minute, wanted to catch something/anything cool before we flew out early the next morning. Captain Joe and first...
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Brian J.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Can't say enough

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on November 24, 2023
Nothing but thanks to captain Joe and Jessica. We were a group of inexperienced fishers and they were both wonderful. Explained...
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Justin B.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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The Best Fishing

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on December 29, 2023
Captain Joe and Jessica were absolutely amazing to fish with.  Today was incredible for me and my boys who are 15 and 19. ...
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Craig T.
United States
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Full day w/ Capt. Joe Snyder

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip on July 22, 2023
We had a great day with Capt. Joe and mate Jessica. Fishing was tough but Capt. Joe and crew worked their tails off to find...
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