Grand Slam Charters - 30' Boat

Grand Slam Charters provides unforgettable fishing trips on the beautiful coast of sunny South Florida. This fishing charter company is firefighter-owned and operated by Captain Josh, who has over 20 years of experience exploring these waters. Capt. Josh offers a wide variety of trips, suitable for every level of angler, and is more than happy to customize them to accommodate any and all clients. Welcome aboard!

The Grand Slam Charters’ 30’ Contender offers the ultimate fishing experience. She’s powered by 2018 Yamaha 300’s to provide a fast and reliable ride, and can accommodate up to 5 anglers. Other features include high-quality fishing gear, full range navigational systems, live baitwell, a cooler, as well as a fish box to keep your catch fresh. She truly is a great vessel to explore the open seas!

Trips take place in Key Largo, FL, where you can troll and bottom fish for a variety of delicious table fish and excellent game species. The seas around Key Largo are some of the most productive in the state, with deep waters just a stone’s throw from the shore and a huge mix of species crowding into every habitat around. This includes pelagic species such as Mah Mahi, Sailfish, Tuna, Kingfish, Wahoo, and Swordfish. You can even fish the patch reefs for smaller species like Yellowtail Snapper, Porgy, Hogfish, and more.

Grand Slam Charters promises a stress-free trip, with top of the line fishing gear provided, including rods, reels, tackle, and bait. Your captain will even clean and fillet all your catch at the end of the day. Your captain’s charter is all-inclusive and clients, so all you need to bring along are food, beverages, and sunscreen. Check for availability and pricing today, and get ready for a first-class Floridian fishing adventure!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day: Swordfishing
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    10 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,500
    up to 5 persons
    This is very technical fishing that can be the epitome of uneventful or the most amazing trip of your life! You will be targeting Swordfish exclusively with occasional encounters of Mahi, Marlin and Wahoo.
  • Private trip
    Night Trip: Swordfishing
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    9 hour trip, starts at 5:00 PM
    $1,500
    up to 5 persons
    This is very technical fishing that can be the epitome of uneventful or the most amazing trip of your life! You will be targeting Swordfish exclusively with occasional encounters of Mahi, Marlin, and Wahoo.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip: Offshore
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,050
    up to 5 persons
    The full day trip will take you offshore where Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Kingfish, and more can be targeted.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip: Offshore
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $950
    up to 5 persons
    This trip is great if you want to feel the freezer. Targeted species include Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, Wahoo, and more.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip: Reef Fishing
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $850
    up to 5 persons
    Come try out the beautiful patch reefs of the Florida Keys. This is an excellent choice for anyone looking to try their hand at the shallow water fishery protected from rough water. Here, you can target species such as White Grunt, Hogfish, Yellowtail Snapper, Blue Runner, and Sharks can be targeted.
  • Private trip
    3/4 Day Trip: Reef Fishing
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $750
    up to 5 persons
    Come try out the beautiful patch reefs of the Florida Keys. This is an excellent choice for anyone looking to try their hand at the shallow water fishery protected from rough water. Here, you can target species such as White Grunt, Hogfish, Yellowtail Snapper, Blue Runner, and Sharks can be targeted.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip: Reef Fishing
     Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 hour trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $650
    up to 5 persons
    Come try out the beautiful patch reefs of the Florida Keys. This is an excellent choice for anyone looking to try their hand at the shallow water fishery protected from rough water. Here, you can target species such as White Grunt, Hogfish, Yellowtail Snapper, Blue Runner, and Sharks can be targeted.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black)
Hogfish
Sailfish

Snapper (Mutton)
Snapper (Yellowtail)
Swordfish
Tuna (Blackfin)

Wahoo

Boat Specs

Contender (Center console) originally built in 2003, and restored in 2016. Powered by 2 300HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 55 knots.

Length
30 ft
Capacity
5 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

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

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. 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 agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed
Disabled Accessible

Payment

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:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
American Express

When paying the remaining balance with a credit card, there is a 3% fee.

About the Captain

Josh Holmes
Key Largo, Florida, United States
Member since April 2017
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Captain Josh loves fishing for inshore and offshore species. He is a fun person always ready for action, and always giving his all to making his guests feel comfortable on his boat. He says: "Nonstop fishing in south Florida for the last 20 years with no slowing down in sight!".
Response time: 1 hour
Response rate: 100%

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Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Douglas R.
Key Largo, FL
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Tampa, Florida
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Full Day Wreck with Captain Josh

VERIFIED   January 17, 2019
Captain Josh is very friendly and has exceptional knowledge about the water and fishing. He is suited well for beginning anglers...
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Key Largo, Florida
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Full day wreck and reef split

VERIFIED   June 18, 2018
Captain Josh has a very good guide service.  He takes pride in what he does.  His boat and equipment show it. ...
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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June 23, 2017
This is more of a “captain” story than a fishing story. Not that the fishing was not productive, but what stood...
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