Ana Banana 53ft Hatteras shark trip

Ana Banana Fishing Company knows the best shark fishing spots and they will put you on them! The Florida Keys is the shark fishing capital of the world. The Florida Keys has the largest population of sharks in the world and the most variety of sharks in the world. Captain Joel’s family who are all enthusiastic about fishing and making sure their guests have a great time onboard. They have been running the fleet for 35 years, and are very child friendly.

The amazing 53ft Hatteras has all the amenities for a full day at the sea, making it a stable and comfortable boat. It holds a bedroom and a kitchen, as well as a toilet, and posses Wi-Fi and a TV for some relaxation. The exterior is decked out with high quality outriggers, downriggers and a fighting chair for huge rod n reels to fight giant sharks. If you have ever had a dream to catch a shark you’ve picked to right place and the right fishing charter company. Ana Banana Fishing company holds several shark records and shark tournament wins.

During your shark trip you may also have the chance to catch some great fish including Kingfish, Cobia, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Barracuda and Sailfish.

The Captain is happy to clean and fillet any fish you catch and want to take home. He provides all equipment needed for the trip.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day - Over 20 Miles Offshore
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
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    Offshore trip for Shark, Groupers and Snappers, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo,Tuna, sailfish, marlin
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Within 20 Miles
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
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    Take this trip for a day of fun offshore catching sharks, Snappers, Groupers and Amberjacks, or further offshore where Tuna and Mahi Mahi are available.
  • Private trip
    Overnight Shark Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 PM
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    Take a fishing tour of the prehistoric coral reefs with the captain for shark.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day 6 Hours
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
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  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
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    Shark Fishing
  • Private trip
    Sunset Shark Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
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    Catch the shark of your dreams and take a picture holding it in a breath taking Florida Keys sunset!!
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About the Captain

Joel Brandenburg
Marathon, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
129 Customer Reviews
Member since March 2015
This very experienced Captain is a 3rd generation fishing captain in his family. Captain Joel is on the water 300 days per year and he loves every minute of it. He is native to Florida and has traveled the world over for fish. He used to be a child psychologist for 20 years and had focused on childhood grief issues and grief counselling. Our captain is also a co-creator of two published kids books. Captain Joel loves acquainting his guests with the most epic fish which he believes are exactly where he is from - the Gulf of Mexico.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Amberjack Amberjack
Grouper (Black) Grouper (Black)
Grouper (Gag) Grouper (Gag)
Grouper (Scamp) Grouper (Scamp)

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Permit Permit
Redfish Redfish
Snapper (Red) Snapper (Red)

Spanish Mackerel Spanish Mackerel
Tuna (Blackfin) Tuna (Blackfin)

Boat Specs

Hatter (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 1975, and restored in 2017. Powered by 2 1270HP Detroit Diesel engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 20 knots.

53 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing


Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the dates of your booking.

Listing Policies

Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Marathon to departure site is available and included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


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:
American Express
Bank Transfer

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