Top Gun Charters Miami

(5) In high demand!
4000 Crandon Blvd
Key Biscayne FL, United States

Top Gun Charters is your answer to offshore fishing from Key Biscayne. Test your skills on the area’s great variety of big game species in the company of a top level outfitter that settles for nothing less than the very best. Offering private Half and Full day deep sea fishing trips, specialty Tuna and Swordfish charters, as well as trips to the beautiful Bahamas and back, Top Gun Charters is an unparalleled outfitter in the Key Biscayne area.

Top Gun is a fast, sturdy and spacious luxury Hatteras, outfitted with roomy air-conditioned salon and a luxurious head, and powered by modern engines. The boat also features a toilet on board, and comes equipped with the standard marine and navigational electronics a charter might need, such as top of the line GPS, radio, Fishfinder as well as a multimedia system. 41 foot long, the boat can comfortably accommodate fishing groups of up to 6 people per charter.

From their dock in Key Biscayne all the way to the Bahamas, Top Gun Charters goes where the fish are. They are committed to providing you with an unforgettable fishing trip. The Miami area is teeming with trophy pelagics, such as Sailfish, Marlin and Swordfish, Dolphin fish (Dorado), Tuna, Cobia, King Mackerel, Amberjack, Snapper, Grouper and many others.

Captain Nel is happy to provide you with all the fishing gear your group will need, along with both live and artificial bait. Nel is a member of the Daiwa Captain’s Program so you’ll be using Daiwa reels exclusively, wheres all the rods are custom made to the crew’s specifications.

Please note that the gratuities are not included in the overall trip price (20% for the First Mate).

Top Gun Charters is your answer to offshore fishing from Key Biscayne. Test your skills on the area’s great variety of big game species in the company of a top level outfitter that settles for nothing less than the very best. Offering private Half


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About this listing

Boat Specs

Hatteras (Convertible) originally built in 1986, and restored in 2015. Powered by 2 480HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 22 knots.

Length
41 ft
Capacity
6 persons
Types of Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Kite Fishing
Expert Kite fishermen
Targeted Species
 
Amberjack
 
Barracuda (Great)

 
Cobia
 
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

 
Grouper (Black)
 
King Mackerel (Kingfish)

 
Marlin (Blue)
 
Sailfish

 
Shark (Hammerhead)
 
Snapper (Red)

 
Swordfish
 
Tuna (Blackfin)
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
bedroom
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Air Conditioning
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
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.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. 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, Checks.

About the Captain

Nel Martinez
Key Biscayne, Florida, United States
Member since May 2014
Miami born and bred, Captain Nel has been fishing the local hotspots since he was a boy. He's no stranger to the international sportfishing scene either, having personally tested the waterways of Bahamas, Mexico, British Virgin Islands and more.
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 100%

Key Biscayne Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.67 out of 5 stars from 5 reviews

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Great day of fishing on Top Gun with Captain Nel.  Had food and drink ready for us upon arrival, Captain and First Mate were top notch on the fishing and we came home with a nice catch of Mahi Mahi.  Finished the day with filleting our catch and directing us to a restaurant just down the street that cooked up about the freshest fish dinner possible.  Our clients enjoyed the day and all agreed the fishing was better than golf the following day at Doral (for about a third the cost for six of us).  We’ll be back next year for another trip!

Fished February 22, 2016
Nel Martinez (The Captain)
Replied to this review on March 5, 2016

Thanks for the review. We really appreciate it. Hope to see you all again soon.

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The captain was very nice and his first mate was great. Unfortunately, the captain said his fish finder was broken. The exhaust fumes added to my sea sickness. The first mate worked hard the old fashion way to find where the fish might be. Good guys overall.

Fished June 13, 2015
Nel Martinez (The Captain)
Replied to this review on June 16, 2015

Thanks for you review Ken.  It was not a fish finder that was broken. Both work great. Turns out that our fly bridge chart plotter was broken but I installed the latest and greatest in its place the next day. We have another in the tower though. Electronics can’t help us find the Mahi (Dolphin) under those conditions in Miami. When it comes to Mahi (dolphin) fishing, nothing beats binoculars in the cockpit to find the birds against the horizon.  Old school but it works. We caught a few Mahi and Tuna even though it was a challenging half day offshore.  I usually like to leave the Mahi fishing for full days since it sometimes takes a while to find the fish.
Sorry you felt sick but it was choppy. The only cure is to fish more!  Hope to see you guys again soon..

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The trip was great Captain and first mate did an excellent job will plan another in the near future.

Fished January 17, 2015
Nel Martinez (The Captain)
Replied to this review on February 20, 2015

Thanks Steve.  It was great having your group on the trip.  See you next time.

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