FUNYET Charters - 33ft

FUNYET Charters takes you fishing around the rich fisheries of Florida Keys. If you want to go fishing with a local seasoned captain and land a hefty catch, you’re at the right spot. Capt. John will help turn your day into a lasting memory, no matter how experienced you are.

Aboard FUNYET Charters, you’ll get to explore flats and backcountry waters and chase Bonefish, Permit, Redfish, Trout, Tarpon, Barracuda, Snook, and Jack Crevalle. Hop onboard and head to the nearshore reefs and wrecks and you’ll have a chance to land Grouper, Amberjack, Cero Mackerel, Almaco Jack, and Snapper. Once you reach offshore fisheries, you’ll test your skills against Sailfish, Mahi, Wahoo, King Mackerel, and Tuna.

Capt. John has been in the business for decades and has been a fisherman his whole life. He holds two degrees from the Florida Institute of Technology and is an avid diver with extensive experience. He will make sure you have an enjoyable day on the water and fish to brag about.

You will find Capt. John at the helm of his 33’ Ocean Master center console. She is powered by twin 300 HP Yamahas and can take up to six people. Equipped with GPS and a fishfinder, this boat will put you on right track and get you to the hotspots with ease. The boat also features a flybridge, a live well, an ice box, and Penn fishing equipment.

When you’re packing for the trip, remember to bring a towel, sunscreen, a cap, sunglasses, food and drinks, and water to stay hydrated. It’s also a good idea to pack rain gear just in case.

The captain will supply the fishing gear and the license, and sometimes you will stop by to collect live bait, but this depends on the style of fishing and the target species. While there are life jackets onboard, parents fishing with kids younger than six may want to bring their own life vests for more comfort.

Invite your friends and get going. Trips with Capt. John are your gateway to some of the finest fishing in the Keys. Book your spot on time!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    $1,000
    up to 6 persons
    This full day trip will give you a lot of time to explore the beauty of fishing in the Keys. You can stay inshore and target Barracuda, Tarpon, Trout, Redfish, Permit, Bonefish, and Snapper, as well as Amberjacks, Almaco Jacks, Cero Mackerels, and much more. Head offshore to get Mahi, Wahoo, Sailfish, or go deep dropping for Tilefish. The captain will provide the gear and the license. Pack food, drinks, water, sunglasses, sunblock, a cap, rain gear, a towel, and a camera. It's a perfect choice for pros!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    $800
    up to 6 persons
    On this 6 hour trip, you will have more time to explore the options. Stay around flats and backcountry waters and chase Tarpon, Permit, and Bonefish, or head to nearshore reefs and wrecks where you can get Yellowtail Snapper, Grouper, Jacks, and Mackerel. Offshore, you can get Sailfish, Mahi Mahi, Kingfish, and many more. The captain will supply all the gear and license, but you should bring food, drinks, a camera, sunglasses, sunscreen, water, and a cap. This is a good option for experienced anglers.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:30 AM
    $675
    up to 6 persons
    This half day trip is a good starting point for novice anglers but also works well with experienced fishers who have a busy schedule. You will have the chance to target a variety of species, including Pompano, Bonefish, and Permit around the flats. Head to the reefs and target Snapper, Amberjack, Pompano, Grouper, and more. The captain will supply the fishing gear and license. Pack sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, a towel, camera, food and drinks, water to stay hydrated, and a camera.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Tarpon Evening
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
    $500
    up to 6 persons
    On this half day trip, you will explore the backcountry and inshore waters searching for Tarpon. This is the finest inshore action and Tarpon can be majestic brutes, striking the lure with real force. They bite year round with the peak season in spring and summer. The captain will supply all the gear, lures, and a fishing license. Pack a towel, sun block, sunglasses, a cap, sunglasses, plenty of water, food and drinks, as well as a camera, and rain gear just in case.
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About the Captain

John Sahagian
Little Torch Key, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
2 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
12 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since February 2016
Captain John has been fishing his whole life. He loves taking people fishing and giving them a memorable day on the water. Not only does he have decades of fishing experience, but he also holds two degrees – one in underwater technology and the other in sport diving education from the Florida Institute of Technology. Capt. John has been a diver for years and in 1988 he founded FUNYET Charters. Ever since, he’s been taking numerous customers around the Keys helping them explore different fishing styles – from backcountry waters to reefs and wrecks offshore. He caters to anglers of all levels of expertise.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack
Barracuda (Great)
Cobia
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Grouper (Black)
Jack Crevalle
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Snapper (Mangrove)

Snapper (Mutton)
Tarpon
Tuna (Blackfin)
Wahoo

Boat Specs

Ocean Master (Center console) originally built in 1989, and restored in 2008. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
33 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Little Torch Key to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Catch and Release Mandatory

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
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, there is a 3% fee.

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.67
out of 5 stars from 11 reviews
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Good experience
86%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
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Jacob R.
Miami, FL
 5.00
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VERIFIED   August 7, 2019
Best trip ever go to captain John and he’s the man!!!
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Groveland, FL
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VERIFIED   October 19, 2019
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Sander Van Den Bos
Big Pine Key, FL
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Half Day trip 4 hours +

VERIFIED   August 11, 2019
John is a friendly and profissional fisher. The fish where not willing to take the baite that day but he tried serveral places...
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VERIFIED   April 24, 2019
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Pamela M.
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VERIFIED   July 8, 2019
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