Costa Morada Fishing Charters

Whale Harbor
Islamorada FL, United States

Costa Morada Fishing Charters are a family owned and operated business based in beautiful Islamorada, Florida, who specialize in kite and live-bait fishing for reef and offshore fish. Join the crew, and fish aboard one of the largest boats in the fleet.

Their 52’ custom Lemay sportfishing vessel offers plenty of room for up to six anglers to fish comfortably. It is powered by twin 280HP Ford Lehman engines, and is equipped with GPS, fishfinder and VHF radio. It features a flybridge, fighting chair, outriggers, tuna tubes, live-bait tank, and icebox to keep your drinks and food fresh all day. On board you will also find a TV, kitchen and toilet.

Costa Morada Fishing Charters offer half day, three-quarter day and full day trips, as well as evening trips where you can fish and enjoy the sunset. Depending on season, you will be on the hunt for species such as Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Tuna, Marlin, Wahoo, Grouper, Snapper, Kingfish and more. Trips include the use of all necessary fishing gear, as well as lures and bait, fishing licences, catch cleaning and filleting, and soft drinks.

Grouper season starts May 1st and the crew take pride in landing some of the largest edible Grouper in the Florida Keys. Come and check them out for a great adventure on these pristine waters!


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About this listing

Boat Specs

Lemay (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1972, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 280HP Ford Lehman engines.

Length
52 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Targeted Species
 
Amberjack
 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

 
Grouper (Broomtail)
 
Hogfish

 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)
 
Marlin (Blue)

 
Permit
 
Sailfish

 
Snapper (Mutton)
 
Snapper (Yellowtail)

 
Tuna (Blackfin)
 
Wahoo
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Disabled Accessible
Payment

30% 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, Mastercard, Checks, Bank Transfer, American Express, PayPal.

About the Captain

Claude Tristram
Islamorada, Florida, United States
Member since May 2016
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Islamorada Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.33 out of 5 stars from 3 reviews

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Kurt Ole Senneset  • Fished November 9, 2016
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It was ok they were nice but the boat had a gas fumes in it and when it was time to pay the captain didn’t honor the 100 dollar off military discount as previously agreed on only gave 25.00 off .

Edwin Haywood  • Fished October 15, 2016
Claude Tristram (The Captain)
Replied to this review on October 16, 2016

I give 100 off on a full day booking as i emailed you several weeks ago.  Its 50 off a half day and its 25 on my evening reef/shark trips.  I worked very hard to catch the fish you guys were lucky to catch.  As we caught a full snapper limit in a three hour trip.

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The captain & mate put us on fish when they were not biting, only went for a few hours but caught fish.
GREAT time!!!!  Dean & Tootie Rigdon, Indianapoolis,IN

Theresa M. Rigdon  • Fished June 21, 2016
Claude Tristram (The Captain)
Replied to this review on June 27, 2016

Great times guys,  hope to see you come back!

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