Captain Ruben’s Charters

Come experience a truly customized flats fishing experience tailored to your wants, needs, and desires. Trips are designed around you having the best fishing experiencing of your life!  That why my customers come back year, after year, after year !

My favorite trips are those that haven’t experience the pleasure of a truly customize fishing charter. With my two decades of flats fishing, even the most experience anglers will have the time of there life. My trips are fully inclusive and only require you.

Thanks !   Look forward to fishing with you.

        ANY SPECIES
                 ANY SEASON
                          ANY TIME


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  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $650
    up to 2 persons
    A full day soaking in the idyllic waters of Key West and the surrounding area with a fishing rod in hand, an experienced guide, and a fully equipped boat.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $550
    up to 2 persons
    Give yourself a little more time to catch the fish of your dreams, with target species ranging from Bonefish to Sharks, and everything in between.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $450
    up to 2 persons
    A customized 4 hour trip in the beautiful inshore waters around Key West.
  • Private trip
    Tarpon Night Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 PM
    $450
    up to 2 persons
    Catch the best Tarpon bite on this evening trip, which will allow you to avoid the daytime heat while experiencing a thrilling fishing trip.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Bonefish
Cobia
Jack Crevalle

Permit
Shark (Lemon)
Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon

Boat Specs

Dolphin Boats (Flats boat) originally built in 1989, and restored in 2016. Powered by a 60HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
16 ft
Capacity
2 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
Fishing License Included
Fly Fishing Equipment

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 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 not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly

Payment

Book with 30% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 30% 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

About the Captain

Ruben Diaz
Key West, Florida, United States
Member since June 2016
6
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.67
out of 5 stars from 6 reviews
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3\/4 Day with Captain Reuben
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
83%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
80%
Satisfied with the boat
83%
Catch intended fish
67%
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Kent L.
United States
 5.00
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4 hour night tarpon

VERIFIED   March 17, 2017
Booked a 4 hour night tarpon fishing trip for Friday. Tempature was in the high 60’s-70’s Captain called and made...
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Tom M.
Key West, Florida
 5.00
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3/4 day trip

VERIFIED   January 6, 2017
Ruben is an experienced fishing guide with good knowledge of the area and location of different species, if you’re planning...
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Michael J. V.
Bonita Springs, Florida
 5.00
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November fishing trip

VERIFIED   November 20, 2017
Capt. Ruben was very knowlegdable and very accommodating. Even after hunting down bait we still received a solid 4 hour trip.
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Lane W.
United States
 5.00
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May fishing trip

VERIFIED   May 27, 2017
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Eric B.
Big Pine Key, Florida
 3.67
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3/4 Day with Captain Reuben

VERIFIED   July 5, 2017
Captain Reuben was very nice and seemed very knowledgeable. We caught a variety of fish some we kept and he cleaned for us....
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