Do Stay Sportfishing Charters

98 Lake Drive
West Palm Beach FL, United States

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Boat Specs

Merritt (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1959 and restored in 2008. Powered by 2 350HP Crusader engines with a maximum cruising speed of 23 knots.

37 ft
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Kite Fishing
Targeted Species
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

King Mackerel (Kingfish)

Tuna (Blackfin)

Based in the historic Sailfish Marina of Jupiter, Florida, Do Stay Sportfishing provides top class offshore sportfishing trips out of the Palm Beach Inlet. Whether you want to hone your fishing skills, compete in a tournament, or simply enjoy cruising the Intracoastal Waterway in style, Captain Lou Mario and his crew will make sure your day is one to remember.

Your trip will take place aboard the “Do Stay”, a 37 ft Merritt that is the fourth boat ever built by this very well-respected boat manufacturing business. Constructed in 1957 specifically for catching Tuna, the boat is a classic that still combines sleek lines and fish-catching expertise today, sixty years on. Fully restored in 2008, the Do Stay has a well-appointed interior with an enclosed toilet, as well as a flybridge and tower for fantastic views of the surrounding ocean.

Do Stay Sportfishing runs a variety of sportfishing trips, ranging from four to eight hours long. Choose which one suits you best and head out into the Gulf Stream in search of game fish such as Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Tuna, and Sailfish. Both light and heavy tackle is carried on board, and the main fishing techniques are trolling and kite fishing (when conditions allow).

Please note - live bait is available to purchase at an extra cost. Equipment, ice, and water are included in the price, and the crew is happy to clean and fillet your catch at the end of the day (gratuities are greatly appreciated).

Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Tank
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rod, Reels & Tackle
Live Bait
Catch Cleaning & Filleting
First Mate
Fishing Licence
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 24 hours before the trip date
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in West Palm Beach to departure site is available and included in trip rates

Other Policies 
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Master Card, Check, American Express.

About the Captain

Lou Mauro
West Palm Beach, Florida, United States
Member since March 2016
Captain Lou Mario grew up fishing in New Jersey. His devotion to the sea and fishing drew him south to Jupiter, Florida, where he has been fishing ever since 1991 - albeit with a few breaks to fish the world-famous waters of Costa Rica, the Bahamas and Mexico. He is a competitive tournament angler who has competed successfully in tournaments both locally and in the Caribbean. Whether you want to pick Capt. Lou's brains and hone your sport fishing skills or to simply have a fun day on the water catching fish, he will make sure your day with him is worth your while.

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  • 98 Lake Drive, West Palm Beach
    FL 33404, United States