Native Guidance

5130 U.S. 1
Key West FL, United States

Based out of Hurricane Hole Marina, Key West, Native Guidance is your light tackle specialist for fishing the Florida Keys. Offering a diverse range of fishing options aboard their 25 ft Mako boat, Native Guidance will make sure you will have a lot of fun while catching fish.

During your charter trip you will be fishing aboard a fast center console boat that was restored in 2016. It features a complete range of new Raymarine electronics, a powerful 300 HP Yamaha engine, an ice box for your drinks, and a T-Top for shade on hot days. The boat is equipped with outriggers and downriggers for offshore fishing, but it is also ideal for family trips closer to the shore, as well as cruises around the area.

The Captain and mate will always make sure your trip will involve the style of fishing most suited to the season and weather. You may be trolling offshore for Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Wahoo, and Tuna, battling a Grouper, Mutton Snapper, or Yellowtail Snapper on light tackle, or fishing the reefs and wrecks for Permit, Cobia, Snappers, and Groupers. Whichever style of fishing you go for, the crew will be with you every step of the way to make sure your trip is one to remember.

All the tackle and bait you need will be supplied by the captain, and ice cold water will also be provided. Just come equipped with suitable clothing, sunscreen, and snacks and drinks and let the Captain and mate do the rest!


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  • Private trip
    Full Day Fishing Trip
      FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    7 hours trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    US$ 750
    up to 4 persons
    6-8 hour fishing trip. Offshore or bottom/wreck fishing depending on season and weather. Maximum of 4 anglers.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

  Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  Grouper (Black)
  Grouper (Gag)
  Grouper (Red)

  Sailfish
  Snapper (Mangrove)
  Snapper (Mutton)
  Snapper (Yellowtail)

  Tuna (Bigeye)
  Wahoo

Boat Specs

Mako (Center console) originally built in 1976, and restored in 2016. Powered by a 300HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling

Amenities

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

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 7 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% 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

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 2.5% fee.

About the Charter Operator

Native Guidance
Key West, Florida, United States
Member since July 2016
I am a lifelong Keys waterman. I have operated commercial fishing and charter vessels for over 35 years. We like to do it "local style", lotta fun and fish!

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