Big Game Sportfishing

Big Game Sportfishing is here to take you on an inshore, reef, offshore, or wrecks fishing trip! Join Captain Ariel, who’s been fishing these waters for almost 30 years. He’ll put you on fish, whether you’re an experienced angler or you’re fishing for the first time in your life. The trips are available year-round, so it’s always a good time to start your adventure.

Explore the bountiful waters of the Middle Keys aboard a clean, fast, and comfortable 25’ Sea Vee boat. This center console accommodates up to 4 guests. She’s powered by a 225 HP Suzuki engine and gives you a fast and smooth ride. You’ll also find Garmin navigational electronics, a cooler, a live bait tank, and dry storage for your belongings.

Depending on what fishing grounds you visit, you can target Barracuda, Mahi Mahi, Grouper, Kingfish, Tarpon, and different types of Snapper and Sharks. If it’s within regulations, you get to keep the catch.

All trips are family-friendly, so bring your kids as well. The trip includes live bait, licenses, tackle, and fish preparation. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks and don’t forget your sun protection. The charters is fully licensed and insured.

Big Game Sportfishing welcomes you aboard!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $950
    These trips are best suited for inshore, reef, and wreck fishing and target Grouper, Snapper, Permit, Mackerel, Sharks, and other species. Half-day trips offer plenty of time for all anglers to bend the rod, as well as bring home plenty of fish for dinner. These trips are ideal for families.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Tarpon
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $950
    This is a 4-hour trip that runs at sunrise or sunset, when the tides are right. Have a blast hooking Silver Kings next to the famous bridges of the Florida Keys. All Tarpon are catch and release, as they are protected.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,150
    3/4 day trips are 6 hours and can be run in the morning or afternoon. These trips offer plenty of time for all anglers to participate in the action, as well as bring home plenty of fish for dinner. 3/4 day trips target a variety of species on the reefs and wrecks while still having plenty of time to go offshore and look for Pelagic fish like Mahi Mahi and Sailfish
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    Low rate deposit non-refundable
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,400
    Full day trips are 8 hours and are for the avid angler. Customers have the time and flexibility to target a variety of species such as Snapper, Grouper, Permit, and Mackerel inshore, and Mahi Mahi, Sailfish, and Wahoo offshore.
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About the Captain

Ariel Medero
Marathon, Florida, United States
ID & License verified
Member since September 2014
Born in Argentina, Captain Ariel moved to the Florida Keys almost 30 years ago. He knows all the best spots in the area and he'll put you on fish in no time. Sharing his knowledge is one of the best parts of this job.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Great Barracuda
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Grouper (Black) Black Grouper
Grouper (Goliath) Goliath Grouper

King Mackerel (Kingfish) King Mackerel (Kingfish)
Permit Permit
Shark (Blacktip) Blacktip Shark
Shark (Lemon) Lemon Shark

Snapper (Mangrove) Mangrove Snapper
Snapper (Mutton) Mutton Snapper
Snapper (Yellowtail) Yellowtail Snapper
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Sea Vee (Center console) originally built in 1995. Powered by a 225HP Suzuki engine.

Length
25 ft
Capacity
4 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle

Amenities

GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Deposit non-refundable

If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.

Listing Policies

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

Payment

Book with 25% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 25% 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
Checks
Bank Transfer

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FAQs about Big Game Sportfishing

Big Game Sportfishing offers the following trips to customers:
  • $950 per group - 4 Hour Trip (4 hours)
  • $950 per group - 4 Hour Trip – Tarpon (4 hours)
  • $1,150 per group - 6 Hour Trip (6 hours)
  • $1,400 per group - 8 Hour Trip (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Big Game Sportfishing, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Big Game Sportfishing include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks (Water is provided)
  • Fishing License

Big Game Sportfishing offers the following types of fishing:
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Big Game Sportfishing offers the following fishing technique:
  • Light Tackle

Top targeted fish species with Big Game Sportfishing include:
  • Barracuda (Great)
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Grouper (Black)
  • Grouper (Goliath)
  • King Mackerel (Kingfish)
  • Permit
  • Shark (Blacktip)
  • Shark (Lemon)
  • Snapper (Mangrove)
  • Snapper (Mutton)
  • Snapper (Yellowtail)
  • Tarpon