Captain Chris Barron

81500 Overseas Highway
Islamorada FL, United States

Captain Chris Barron of Stray Cat Charters runs a hugely versatile fishing charter service right here in the Florida Keys. With two boats that give him unmatched ability to reach the most exciting sportfishing grounds in the area, Captain Chris will take you on a southern Florida fishing adventure that you won’t forget. Running charters all year round for anglers of all ability levels, he caters to individual anglers as well as groups of friends and families.

Stray Cat Charters’ inshore boat is an 18 ft Maverick poling skiff that is ideal for navigating the local flats ad backcountry. Let the Captain pole you silently through the water as you sight fish for your target species, or sit back and relax as you meander through the untouched beauty of the Everglades. The boat can take up to three anglers and features a GPS and a Mercury engine to get you to the best spots around.

Mercury Pro Team guide Chris Barron will teach you the best techniques for catching the local species. He offers instruction in live bait, spin, and fly fishing, and will provide all the necessary equipment to put you on the fish. Whether you are after an elusive Bonefish or Permit, you want to try your hand at battling a prehistoric Tarpon, or you can think of nothing better than chasing the spotted tails of the delicious Redfish, he will help you make your angling dreams become a reality.

Just bring some sunscreen, polarized sunglasses, and a camera and get ready to catch some fish!

Captain Chris Barron of Stray Cat Charters runs a hugely versatile fishing charter service right here in the Florida Keys. With two boats that give him unmatched ability to reach the most exciting sportfishing grounds in the area, Captain Chris will


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  • Full Day Trip
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    US$ 700 up to 2 persons
    + US$ 100 each additional person
  • Half Day Trip
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    US$ 500 up to 2 persons
    + US$ 100 each additional person
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About this listing

Boat Specs
Length
18 ft
Capacity
3 persons
Types of Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Islamorada / Everglades
Backcountry Fishing
Islamorada / Everglades
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Targeted Species
 
Bonefish
 
Permit

 
Redfish
 
Snook

 
Tarpon
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
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 included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Islamorada to departure site is available and included in trip rates.

Payment

20% 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, American Express.

About the Captain

Chris Barron
Islamorada, Florida, United States
Member since October 2016
U.S. Coast Guard-licensed Captain Chris Barron has been fishing and guiding in the Florida Keys for over 35 years. He has intimate knowledge of the best techniques to catch the local species with live bait, spin, or fly, and has been helping people catch fish in the area since 1980. A Mercury Pro Team staff guide, Captain Chris has a proven ability not only to catch fish, but also to teach other people to do so too.
Response time: 2 hours
Response rate: 100%

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Capt. Chris Barron worked hard to accommodate our fishing trip. He worked hard and tried various methods to locate and hook fish. Capt. Barron is very personable and witty. A trip with Capt. Barron will be an enjoyable experience for everyone.

Fished June 1, 2017
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