Low Key Angling

Are you ready to stop combing the internet and book the charter of a lifetime? Do you like to go on adventures and make memories? Would you like to hang out with a knowledgeable, relaxed guide that will teach you how to be a better angler? We bet you’ve answered “yes” to most of the questions above. If not, Captain Brian will make up for it on the water with witty jokes and humorous anecdotes, he’s the guide for you.

Captain Brian is good with anglers of all skill levels. He’ll do everything possible to make your day on the water a success. From battling Tarpon to catching some Snapper for dinner, he has you covered.

Everything you need for fishing is provided. Industry-leading fly and spin equipment will be on board. The captain will pick you up in a 2018 Cayo 180 flats skiff powered by a Mercury 115 Pro XS. The flats boat was specially constructed for Low Key Angling.

You will be fishing the inshore waters around Key West for targets including Tarpon, Permit, Bonefish, Barracudas, and several species of Sharks. Captain Brian specializes in backcountry and flats fishing the shallows. Trips to the famous Marquesas Keys are available, where the fishing is fabulous.

If having an amazing time and rolling with an easygoing captain sounds fun, look no further - go fishing.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip - Marquesas Keys
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $800
    up to 2 persons
    This trip will take you to the famous Marquesas Keys atoll located approximately thirty miles West of Key West. The target species are varied and include Tarpon, Snook, Spotted Seatrout, Permit, Bonefish, Barracuda, and others.
  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $700
    up to 2 persons
    This full day trip is perfect if you're itching to get your fishing on in the shade of the mangroves or on the flats. Barracuda, Tarpon, Permit, Snook, Spotted Seatrout, Blacktip and Lemon Sharks, the list of species goes on. All required equipment is supplied by the charter operators.
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $600
    up to 2 persons
    This trip will take you fishing in the gorgeous flats and shallows of Key West. The target species are varied, such as Mangrove Snapper, Tarpon, Snook, Spotted Seatrout, Permit, Bonefish, Barracuda, Cobia, Groupers, and others. All equipment is supplied by the charter.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $500
    up to 2 persons
    This trip will take you stalking the shallow waters of Key West. The target species are Mangrove Snappers, Permit, Sharks, Snook, Spotted Seatrout, Tarpon, Bonefish, Cobia, and others. All required equipment is provided by the captain.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 2:00 PM
    $500
    up to 2 persons
    This trip will take you stalking the shallow waters of Key West. The target species are Mangrove Snappers, Permit, Sharks, Snook, Spotted Seatrout, Tarpon, Bonefish, Cobia, and others. All required equipment is provided by the captain.

About the Captain

Brian Stilley
Key West, Florida, United States
Angler's Choice
28 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since February 2018
Captain Brian Stilley owns and operates Low Key Angling. He is a Florida native who has fished all over the waters of his home state. Some of his favorites include Key West, Palm Beach County, The Tampa Bay Area, Pensacola, and the Lower Keys. Low Key Angling focuses mainly on inshore fishing in and around Key West, FL, specializing in backcountry and flats fishing. Primary targets include Tarpon, Permit, and Bonefish. Captain Brian is an easy going guy that focuses on creating the best experience for his clients to provide a lifelong memory.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Barracuda (Great) Barracuda (Great)
Bonefish Bonefish
Cobia Cobia
Grouper (Goliath) Grouper (Goliath)

Jack Crevalle Jack Crevalle
Permit Permit
Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Shark (Lemon) Shark (Lemon)

Snapper (Mangrove) Snapper (Mangrove)
Snook Snook
Spotted Seatrout Spotted Seatrout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Cayo Boatworks (Flats boat) originally built in 2018. Powered by a 115HP Mercury Marine engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 48 knots.

Length
18 ft
Capacity
2 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Backcountry Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Spinning
Fly Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 14 days before the trip. 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

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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5.00
out of 5 stars from 28 reviews
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6 hour trip with Captain Brian
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
93%
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John C.
Key West, Florida
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Full Day Trip with Brian Stilley

VERIFIED   August 1, 2019
Brian is a world class captain! He is personable and me being a first timer fishing for tarpon, bonefish, permit, and snook...
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Riverview, FL
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VERIFIED   January 13, 2020
I have been on fishing charters before and this one was by far the best. Captain Brian’s knowledge and expertise is what...
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Josh D.
Deerfield Beach, Florida
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Full Day Trip with Brian

VERIFIED   June 4, 2019
Had a great time me and the wife out fishing with Brian. He was very accommodating and took us to do the type of fishing we...
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Jim B.
Wilmington, DE
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Marquesas full day with Captain Brian.

VERIFIED   July 22, 2019
Brian knows his stuff and is a good guide.  End of July may not be the best time of year for tarpon,  bonefish, ...
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San Juan
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Half day trip with Brian

VERIFIED   December 17, 2019
This trip by far exceeded my thoughts on what a good ocean fishing trip should be, Brian really knows what he is doing and...
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