Silverking Charters

24775 Southwest 87th Avenue
Homestead FL, United States

Flats fishing and backcountry trips in Biscayne bay the Everglades and the Florida keys. Whether it is flyfishing for Bonefish, Permit, and Tarpon, or backcountry fishing in the Everglades for Snook, Redfish and Trout, or just bending a rod with your kids, capt Alex Zapata has got you covered.

Whether you are a serious tournament angler, an experienced flyfisherman or just a beginner just looking to learn, Capt Alex will work hard to make your day on the water one to remember.
Capt Alex is a certified Fly Casting instructor by the IFFF.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 650
    up to 2 persons
    Full day of fishing, Biscayne bay, flamingo or the keys
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 575
    up to 2 persons
    3/4 day fishing in Biscayne Bay, Flamingo, or the Florida Keys
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 500
    up to 2 persons
    Half day of fishing the flats in Biscayne Bay, Flamingo, or the Keys. Mainly sight fishing for species such as Permit, Tarpon, Snook, and more.
  • Private trip
    Night Time Tarpon & Snook Fishing
      FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 hours trip, starts at 6:30 PM
    US$ 500
    up to 2 persons
    Night time fishing for Tarpon and Snook in downtown Miami area and Key Biscayne. Call for the best weeks and tides

About this listing

Targeted Species

  Jack Crevalle

  Shark (Lemon)
  Snapper (Mangrove)

  Spotted Seatrout

Boat Specs

18ft Hells bay Marquesa | 17ft Maverick HPX-Tunnel (Flats boat) originally built in 2017. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

18 ft
2 persons

Types of Fishing

Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Fly Fishing


Life Jackets
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Wireless Trolling Motor
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 30 days before the trip date.
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


Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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:

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

About the Captain

Alex Zapata
Homestead, Florida, United States
Member since August 2016
My name is Alex Zapata, a USCG licensed/insured flats fishing guide and certified fly casting instructor by the IFFF. I guide fisherman on the beautiful flats of Biscayne Bay, the Everglades and the Florida Keys. I have been fishing the waters of South Florida and the Keys for over 20 years. My goal is to show you a great time on the water. I’m a laid back and patient guide who will work very hard to make your day on the water a great experience. I'm always willing to work hard for your success, whether you are a serious hardcore flyfisherman, tournament angler or a beginner just looking to bend a rod. Smiles is what I fish for!
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

5 out of 5 stars from 2 reviews

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1 star
Fished February 27, 2018
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Dad and 14 yr old son had an awesome, perfect day of fishing with Captain Alex - caught tarpon, snook, sea trout, jack, ladyfish and hooked a redfish. Saw crocodile, porpoise, and birds. Captain Alex was professional, knowledgeable and patient. He knows lots of good spots! Great guide! Thanks!

Fished March 10, 2017
Alex Zapata (The Captain)
Replied to this review on March 11, 2017

Had a great time with Arthur and Colin. It was great to watch Arthur catch all his firsts!! He sure has a great passion for fishing! Thank you so much Denisse. Hope to see you guys again soon.

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