Miami Sailfish Charter – 35' T Open Fisherman

Miami Sailfish charters will take you on the most amazing fishing adventure you will tell everyone about! They are led by Captain Christian, a south Florida native 3rd generation fisherman who’s been featured in TV shows sharing his contagious passion for fishing and the ocean. With over 18 years as a full-time professional fishing guide and many tournament wins, you are guaranteed to have a trip of a lifetime.

Captain Christian’s main focus on each fishing adventure, is to incorporate you through every process keeping your hands on the rod while learning as much as you’d like.

They’ll put you on desirable species such as Mahi Mahi, Black Grouper, African Pompano, Blue Marlin, Sailfish, Blacktip Shark, Red Snapper, Snook, Tarpon, Swordfish, Yellowfin Tuna, and Wahoo.

Christian and his crew are always adjusting their techniques to keep you ahead of the competitors on each day of fishing in the constantly changing conditions of the ocean currents by using techniques he has learned while fishing all over North America, Central America, South America, Hawaii, and the Bahamas.

The boat carries 30 fishing rod outfits onboard including fly fishing gear to keep you prepared for any situation. It is meticulously maintained with the latest equipment with the help of its sponsors. It has new matching Penn rods and reels, tower for spotting fish, new latest electronics, reliable FAST Yamaha outboards, shade extenders.

6 clients max. THIS BOAT IS FAST!!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour – Lobster & Spearfishing
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    US $800
    Miami offers year-round warm crystal clear waters brought by gulf stream currents from the Caribbean with an abundance of marine life on North America's only living barrier reef only 1-3 miles from shore. If it's your first time diving, let one of our in-water dive guides help you out! Our captains and guides are professional, knowledgable, safe, and enjoy working with children. Let us show you what we love about diving from Miami to the Florida Keys! Bring a snorkeling mask and fins.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore Shark Fishing
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    US $800
    This is a trip that will see you fishing the calm inshore waters catching Shark, small Snapper, barracuda, and possibly snook. Expect to see wild life like manatees, sea birds, iguanas, and even crocodile. You will have fishing gear and baits provided. Great for all ages.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Reef Fishing & Diving
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $900
    Fish the shallow patch reefs in 20’ of water just 1/2 mile off shore, catching many different species of small Jack, Porgy, Snapper, Grunt, Grouper, Barracuda, and more. Most if not all fish will be released unharmed as they will be undersized. Island hopping, sandbars, snorkeling, fishing. Recommend age 7-12.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour–Offshore Deep Sea 3-6 Miles
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    US $1,000
    This is a quick offshore fishing trip minutes from the dock and an excellent choice for beginners fishing for Sailfish, Shark, Tuna, Kingfish, African Pompano, Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Grouper, Barracuda, and other species. The trip includes fishing gear, live and dead bait, coolers and ice for your drink and catch, fish filleting, fuel, fishing license, and crew. The start time is flexible. Recommended age 13-65.
  • Private trip
    Deep sea- Flexible departure time
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    US $1,000
    This is a quick offshore fishing trip minutes from the dock an excellent choice for beginners fishing for Sailfish, Shark, Tuna, Kingfish, African Pompano, Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Grouper, Barracuda, and other species. The trip includes fishing gear, live and dead bait, coolers and ice for your drink and catch, fish filleting, fuel, fishing license, and crew. The start time is flexible. Recommended age 13-65.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour–Offshore Deep Sea 3-12 Miles
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    US $1,300
    Best bang for your buck with almost 60% more fishing time allowing the crew more flexibility to locate good fishing and try different techniques. This is an offshore fishing trip for Sailfish, Shark, Tuna, Kingfish, African Pompano, Red Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, Grouper, Barracuda, and other species. The start time is flexible. This is a must for summer Mahi fishing! Recommended age 13-65
  • Private trip
    8 Hour–Ofshore Deep Sea 3-18 Miles
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:30 AM
    US $1,600
    For the fishing enthusiast, this is a full 8 hours of offshore fishing for big game fish like Sailfish, Mahi, Blue Marlin, Wahoo, Black Grouper, Mutton Snappers, Kingfish, Shark, Tuna, and other species. The trip includes fishing gear, live and dead bait, coolers and ice for your drink and catch, fish fillet, fuel, fishing license, and crew. Starting time flexible. Recommended age 13-65.
  • Private trip
    2 Day Trip – Bimini, Bahamas
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    2 Day Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Overnight stay, lodging
    US $1,850
    This trip will take you to Bimini, Bahamas fishing for a minimum 2-day trip. You'll be targeting African Pompano, huge Grouper, and massive Snapper, Shark, Tuna, Marlin, and Wahoo. The cost is per day of fishing plus the accommodation for clients and the captain. The Hilton hotel inside the resort runs about $300/night. 2/2 condo in resort/casino runs about 300/night. You will specifically be targeting big Yellowfin Tuna or Wahoo trolling. Add $800 for fuel, tackle, and bait.
  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Tournament
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $1,900
    Fish a tournament with proven winners or an extended full day in a tournament fashion. Check our list of tournament winnings on our home web page. Recommended age 13-65.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour–Swordfish Offshore 18 Miles
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 10:00 AM
    US $2,100
    Experienced anglers only. On this trip, you will fish the offshore waters for Swordfish and other offshore species. You can catch Shark, billfish, Tuna, and Mahi Mahi. Please bring protective clothes, food, and drinks for the 8-hour-long trip. Recommended age 13-65.
  • Private trip
    14 Hour Trip–Bahamas Pelagic & Reef
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    14 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $5,000
    Fish the beautiful plentiful waters of NW Providence Channel in the Bahamas catching Yellowfin Tuna, Mahi, Marlin, Wahoo, Snapper, Grouper, and much more. Passports are required.
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Customer reviews

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4.9 / 5
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Excellent
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Experience
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VERIFIED   NEW  Deep sea- Flexible departure time on May 3, 2024
The captain was hustling the whole time to get us fish. We caught tuna, mahi and sailfish. He took pictures for us and made...
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Great trip

VERIFIED   6 Hour–Offshore Deep Sea 3-12 Miles on March 31, 2024
Great Capt and crew thanks Al!!!… had a great day on Easter got us on the fish quick…
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Epic fishing experience!

VERIFIED   Deep sea- Flexible departure time on March 11, 2024
Great day of fishing with 5 large fish caught!
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Jason Z.
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VERIFIED   Deep sea- Flexible departure time on December 31, 2023
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FAQs about Miami Sailfish Charter – 35' T Open Fisherman

Miami Sailfish Charter – 35' T Open Fisherman offers the following trips to customers:
  • US $800 per group - 4 Hour – Lobster & Spearfishing (4 hours)
  • US $800 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Inshore Shark Fishing (4 hours)
  • US $900 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Reef Fishing & Diving (4 hours)
  • US $1,000 per group - 4 Hour–Offshore Deep Sea 3-6 Miles (4 hours)
  • US $1,000 per group - Deep sea- Flexible departure time (4 hours)
  • US $1,300 per group - 6 Hour–Offshore Deep Sea 3-12 Miles (6 hours)
  • US $1,600 per group - 8 Hour–Ofshore Deep Sea 3-18 Miles (8 hours)
  • US $1,850 per day per group - 2 Day Trip – Bimini, Bahamas (2 days)
  • US $1,900 per group - 10 Hour Trip – Tournament (10 hours)
  • US $2,100 per group - 8 Hour–Swordfish Offshore 18 Miles (8 hours)
  • US $5,000 per group - 14 Hour Trip–Bahamas Pelagic & Reef (14 hours)

When you book a trip with Miami Sailfish Charter – 35' T Open Fisherman, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet Porta potti
  • Fighting Chair Seats to sit from while fighting large fish.
  • GPS Garmin 16” relief shading 2023
  • Fishfinder Foruno 1kw High Power 2023
  • Bed Long Cushion to lay down on.
  • Flybridge Tower
  • Snorkeling Equipment agreed upon request
  • Live Bait Well
  • Multimedia System Full Multimedia Receiver With Subwoofer bluetooth
  • Outriggers 21’ riggers
  • Tuna Tubes 6 tuna bait tubes
  • Spearfishing Equipment agreed upon request
  • Ice Box
  • Radar Garmin Radar Locates Birds Over Tuna And Mahi

Trips booked with Miami Sailfish Charter – 35' T Open Fisherman include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting (Included with mate option )
  • First Mate (15% tip customary for crew )
  • Fishing License
  • Fly Fishing Equipment

Miami Sailfish Charter – 35' T Open Fisherman offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing
  • Flats Fishing
  • Backcountry Fishing

Miami Sailfish Charter – 35' T Open Fisherman offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Fly Fishing
  • Drift Fishing
  • Kite Fishing
  • Handline
  • Spearfishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Miami Sailfish Charter – 35' T Open Fisherman include:
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Jack (African Pompano)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Sailfish
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Snapper (Red)
  • Snook
  • Swordfish
  • Tarpon
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Wahoo

Meet the Captain

Christian Sanchez
Miami, Florida, United States
3 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
82 Customer reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since December 2016
Capt. Christian guides his angler to countless tournament wins aboard IMAGOS fishing the waters off South Florida including all the Bahamas, Florida keys, and Dry Tortugas.

About this listing

Targeted species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black) Black Grouper
Jack (African Pompano) African Pompano Jack
Marlin (Blue) Blue Marlin

Boat specs

Contender (Center console) originally built in 2008, and restored in 2022. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha 4 Stroke engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 46 knots.

Length
35 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing
Kite Fishing
Handline
Spearfishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Porta potti
Fighting Chair
Seats to sit from while fighting large fish.
GPS
Garmin 16” relief shading 2023
Fishfinder
Foruno 1kw High Power 2023
Bed
Long Cushion to lay down on.
Flybridge
Tower

Trip includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Included with mate option
First Mate
15% tip customary for crew
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
4+ years old
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit 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
Bank Transfer
When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, an additional 4% charge will apply.

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