Purple Heron Charters runs angling trips out of Key West and offers to show you what the local fishery is all about.
Capt. John will do his best to make sure you have a fun day full of fishing. He specializes in fly fishing, drift fishing, popping, and spinning, all to get you on that bite. This involves 4 to 10-hour trips, mainly fishing for Barracuda, Tarpon, Snapper, Permit, Jack Crevalle, and Grouper, depending on the season and conditions of the day.
Your adventure begins on board a 17’ Flats and Bay boat that can fit a maximum of 2 anglers. The boat is fitted with an ice box.
All rods, reels, and terminal tackle are included in the price so you can focus on what really matters, fishing. The captain will supply all the needed fishing licenses for your trip. You can keep anything you catch, as long as it’s legal to do so.
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.
Up for a family trip? This is a children-friendly business, so bring your loved ones to share these memories with.
Book your trip now and hit the water with Purple Heron Charters.
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
About the Captain
About this listing
Flats and Bay (Flats boat) originally built in 2000, and restored in 2022. Powered by a 90HP Suzuki engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 35 knots.
Types of fishing
You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 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.
Pay online in full through FishingBooker and save on credit card fees at the dock.
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:
Key West Fishing Calendar
FAQs about Purple Heron Charters
- $500 per group - Half Day Trip (AM) (4 hours)
- $500 per group - Half Day Trip (PM) (4 hours)
- $650 per group - 3/4 Day Trip (6 hours)
- $800 per group - Full Day Trip (8 hours)
- $1,000 per group - Extended Full Day Trip (10 hours)
- Live Bait Well If requested we can use live bait
- Ice Box A 45qt. Rtic Cooler is onboard with ice and waters
- Rods, reels & tackle
- Live Bait
- Catch cleaning & filleting
- Fishing License
- Fly Fishing Equipment
- Inshore Fishing
- Flats Fishing
- Backcountry Fishing
- Light Tackle
- Fly Fishing
- Drift Fishing
- Barracuda (Great)
- Grouper (Goliath)
- Jack Crevalle
- Shark (Blacktip)
- Shark (Lemon)
- Snapper (Mangrove)
- Speckled Trout