Ana Banana Fishing - Fountain

3502 Gulfview Avenue
Marathon FL, United States

Ana Banana Fishing Company guarantees a fun and exciting day out for any guest who comes aboard its cool 38ft Fountain boat. The company is run by Captain Joel and his family who are all fishing enthusiasts, and will definitely show you a good time and put you on great fish. Captain Joel has been on the water for 35 years and has won many fishing tournaments.

The boat is a 38 foot Fountain which was built in 2010, and with 3 Evinrude motors of 300 HP it is a fast and reliable vessel to take you on your fishing adventure. It features a fishfinder which is essential for locating premium fishing spots, as well as a GPS, a VHF radio and a Radar, so you can feel at ease no matter how far offshore you travel. All the fishing gear is provided; the bait is caught on the morning of your fishing excursion and the crew are equipped with various fishing techniques they can also teach you.

Since Ana Banana FIshing Company are such fish-fanatics and are thoroughly familiar with the waters of Florida, they will be able to point you to the best species available in season. On your inshore and nearshore trips you will be able to catch the all-round favorite Red Snappers (if in season), Snooks and a variety of Groupers - depending on how far out you travel. You’ll also have the chance to catch Jack Crevalle, King and Spanish Mackerel, Tarpon, Redfish, Trout, and some Sharks too.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Over 20 Miles Out
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    US$ 2395
    up to 6 persons
    This trip can be taken day or night, just let the captain know which option would suit you better.
  • Private trip
    Overnight Trip - Middle Grounds
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    2 days trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Overnight stay, liveaboard
    US$ 1800
    up to 6 persons / day
    A trip for 6 guests for 2 days and 1 night of fishing to the prehistoric coral reef complex.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - inside 20 Miles
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    US$ 1695
    up to 6 persons
    Cruise up to 20 miles offshore in a super fast Contender, and you will be able to catch species such as Trout, Snook, Tarpon, Redfish and Spanish Mackerel.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip - Shark
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 hours trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    US$ 1395
    up to 6 persons
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 9:00 AM
    US$ 1195
    up to 6 persons
    Fish for the legends such as King Mackerel, Trout, Snook and Tarpon on a short and sweet trip near the shore. Captain will fillet your catch if you wish so.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - Shark
      FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US$ 795
    up to 6 persons
    Target various types of Sharks that patrol the bay's waters. 2 Sharks are allowed per boat.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum
Grouper (Gag)
Jack Crevalle

King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Shark (Blacktip)
Snapper (Mangrove)

Snapper (Red)
Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Fountain (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2010. Powered by 3 300HP Evinrude engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 65 knots.

38 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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


Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Snorkeling Equipment

Trip Includes

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


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 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 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 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:
American Express

About the Captain

Joel Brandenburg
Marathon, Florida, United States
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.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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Matthew Weyers
Macomb, MI

Captain Joel is great

VERIFIED   March 11, 2018
Had a great day fishing! Perfect mix of a day. Great weather, great friends and a great crew. I will go fishing again with...
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