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
    3 Hour Trip – Shark
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    3 Hour Trip, starts at 4:00 PM
    $600
    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
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:45 AM
    $950
    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
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:45 AM
    $1,200
    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
    In demand! Last booked: 15 hours ago
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:45 AM
    $1,400
    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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About the Captain

Joseph Snyder
Islamorada, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
10 Customer reviews
Response time 2 hours
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 (Offshore sport fishing) 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

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 3 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

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 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
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 5% charge will apply.

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Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 10 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
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Friendly captain
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Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Christopher M.
Oak Park, IL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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3 hour trip with captain joe

VERIFIED   3 Hour Trip – Shark on December 29, 2022
We took our three kids under 11 and the conditions weren’t great following a cold snap but captain joe did a great job finding...
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Nathan R.
Acworth, GA
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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3/4 Day Trip w/ Captain Joe on The Coral Sea

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on July 11, 2022
These guys are amazing from communicating prior to the trip on how the trip was planned to detailed instructions on how to...
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Kirk M.
Lindsay, TX
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
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Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half day trip with Captn. Joe

VERIFIED   6 Hour Trip on August 20, 2022
He really made us feel like family. Had a great time and caught a lot of fish. Excellent communication before the trip to make...
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Mario G.
Fishers, IN
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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January fishing trip

VERIFIED   NEW  6 Hour Trip on January 23, 2023
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Harmony K.
Miami Beach, FL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Awesome trip

VERIFIED   4 Hour Trip on December 10, 2022
We had a blast !
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FAQs about Coral Sea Fishing Charters

Coral Sea Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • $600 per group - 3 Hour Trip – Shark (3 hours)
  • $950 per group - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • $1,200 per group - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,400 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