Captain Bob Baker

Route 1. MM 80.5
Islamorada FL, United States

Captain Bob Baker fishes the waters of the Florida Keys, the Everglades National park, and Floriday Bay. He is based in Islamorada. With its endless grass flats and clear water, the area is iconic for its fantastic fishing playgrounds.

Enjoy your fishing trip with Captain Bob Baker aboard his 18-foot Maverick HPX flats boat, which comes powered by a 115 HP Yamaha 4 stroke engine. The vessel has a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots and can comfortably accommodate up to three anglers. Captain Bob has a perfect command of his navigational electronics, which include a GPS, a VHF radio, and a fish finder. The vessel is also equipped with an ice-box and a live bait tank.

Captain Bob Baker offers fishing trips to the flats of the Everglades National Park and Florida Bay, as well as sight-fishing the shallow waters of the Florida Keys. When using bait, Captain Bob fishes with 6 lb to 10 lb spinning tackle, and fly tackle from 8 wt. to 12 wt. In an effort to protect the fishery resources, the Captain promotes catch-and-release practices.

Choose between four and eight hours on the water. Your main targeted species will be Redfish, Tarpon, Snook, Permit, Bonefish, and you may also go for Tripletail, Speckled Trout, Spanish Mackerel, Mangrove Snapper, Ladyfish, Cobia, Jack Crevalle, and Great Barracuda.

Your trip with Captain Bob Baker will include your fishing licenses, rods, reels, tackle, lures, live bait, and fly fishing equipment. If you decide to keep your catch, it can be cleaned and filleted for you to take home after the trip. If you want, you can also feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks.  

A day out with Captain Bob Baker is fun and always different. Join him now and he will help you create a lasting memory!

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    Seasonal trip available 1 Oct - 14 Jun
    US$ 650
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 100
    each additional person
    This trip is ideal for any angler. You will be fishing the beautiful waters of Islamorada, going for Redfish, Snook, Tarpon, Permit, Bonefish, and many other species the area has to offer. The Captain will show you the best techniques to catch the fish so that you have a memorable and eventful experience on the water.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip - AM/PM
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 450
    up to 2 persons
    + US$ 75
    each additional person
    Departure time is flexible: you can start your trip as early as 6 in the morning or later in the afternoon. You will be fishing with a professional guide, who can lead you to the best spots to target Bonefish, Snook, Tarpon, Redfish, Permit, and many more.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great)
Jack Crevalle

Snapper (Mangrove)

Spanish Mackerel
Speckled Trout

Boat Specs

Maverick HPX (Flats boat) originally built in 2014. Powered by a 115HP Yamaha 4 stroke engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 45 knots.

18 ft
3 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Fly Fishing


Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
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

About the Captain

Bob Baker
Islamorada, Florida, United States
Member since January 2017
Captain Bob Baker is a veteran fishing guide with over 30 years of experience. Bob is an advocate of catch-and-release practice, being passionate about the conservation of the fishery resources of the world. Captain Bob uses his knowledge and motivation to help his clients land their first fish. He enjoys taking his guests out and the expertise does not matter: be it a novice, an occasional angler, or a professional fisherman, everyone is welcome.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

Islamorada Fishing Calendar

Customer Reviews

4.33 out of 5 stars from 1 review

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Everything was fine but the fish didn’t cooperate. Bob did everything we expected and nothing we didn’t. We left and returned on time and did not spend inordinate amount of time in transit from one spot to another. But nobody was seeing fish that morning, much less catching. Weather was beautiful.

Fished May 8, 2017
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