Fishy Business Charters

Fishy Business Charters offers amazing inshore and offshore trips to suit any taste. Captain Eric Evans has been fishing since he was a child, and loves nothing more than helping others land a prize catch. He and his experienced first mate do everything they can to make sure that happens on each trip.

The 31’ Yellowfin center console boat is a serious fishing machine. Powered by twin 400 HP Yamaha engines, it has a maximum cruising speed of 42 knots, making sure you get to the best fishing spots as soon as possible. The boat also comes fully-rigged with GPS, fishfinder, outriggers, and a live bait tank.

On board you’ll find everything you will need for a full day’s fishing, including a selection of lures, rods, and reels. There are licenses for all on board, and even has a head on board for the longer fishing marathons. The crew will also clean and fillet anything you want to take home free of charge.

There’s a variety of trips you can choose from. From a quick 3 hours hunting Tarpon and Sharks along the beachfront to a 10-hour marathon session offshore doing battle with huge Sailfish, Swordfish, and Tuna, you will be sure to find the trip, and with any luck the fish you are after.

Captain Eric believes in a customer-first attitude and will do all he can to make your trip with him one of the best you’ll ever have!

What are you waiting for? Join Fishy Business Charters and explore some of the best fishing in Key West!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    "Love To Fish" Extended Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,500
    price breakdown
    $1,500
    This trip will have you fishing these prolific waters for 10 hours. It's a perfect trip for heading offshore for Big Game fishing for species such as Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Sailfish, and Swordfish. All the equipment will be provided for you, just bring some food and drinks to stay refreshed and you're all set!
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,200
    price breakdown
    $1,200
    If you want to spend a whole day out on these productive waters, this is the trip for you. Spend 8 hours offshore or inshore targeting a variety of species depending on the client's preference. Target species include Snapper, Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Sailfish, Barracuda, and Swordfish. The captain will have all the fishing gear ready for you, just come and make some great memories!
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $1,000
    price breakdown
    $1,000
    This is a 6-hour trip offshore or inshore for a bit more time on the water for a chance to get to deeper seas. You'll target a variety of species like Snapper, Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Sailfish, Barracuda, and Swordfish. All the equipment will be provided, so just get ready for some real fun!
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    $800
    price breakdown
    $800
    Spend 4 hours inshore or offshore fishing for a variety of species including Snapper, Grouper, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Sailfish, Barracuda, and Swordfish. The captain will provide all the equipment, just bring your sense of adventure and you're ready!
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About the Captain

Eric Evans
Key West, Florida, United States
1 Fishing Reports
29 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since March 2016
I grew up fishing for Walleye and Perch in Lake Erie and enjoyed being on the water so much then, that I figured ocean fishing would be even better, and it is! I enjoy most types of fishing techniques, however, high-speed jigging and fly fishing are the top 2 in my book.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Red) Grouper (Red)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)

Sailfish Sailfish
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Snapper (Mutton) Snapper (Mutton)
Snapper (Yellowtail) Snapper (Yellowtail)

Swordfish Swordfish
Tarpon Tarpon
Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)
Wahoo Wahoo

Boat Specs

Yellowfin (Center console) originally built in 2000. Powered by 2 400HP Yamaha inline 4 strokes engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 42 knots.

Length
31 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

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

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 3 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 3 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

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
PayPal

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.95
out of 5 stars from 22 reviews
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3\/4 trip with captain Eric
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+10
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
95%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
89%
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Asa M.

The captain canceled

VERIFIED   August 9, 2020
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Joe H.
King George, VA
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Erik Evens

VERIFIED   October 9, 2019
Captain Evens was on time and ready to fish when we arrived The fishing was slow but Captain Evens tried several spots...
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Denis O.
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3/4 trip with captain Eric

VERIFIED   December 30, 2019
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Karl G.
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Well I read the reviews and I’ve got to say they were spot on - Captain Eric was easy to communicate with, find out where...
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Michael T. A.
South Jordan, UT
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6 Hour Trip

VERIFIED   April 23, 2019
Had a great time, Captain Eric was very knowledgeable and nice, I’d definitely recommend him and hope to come back fishing...
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