Captain
Jamie Connell

Member since April 2017 Key West, United States
Background
Captain Jamie Connell has been fishing professionally for over 10 years. Jamie grew up fishing, working as a mate on head and charter boats in the Northeast. When he was 20 years old, Jamie decided to move to the Florida Keys and begin a career as a guide. Having guided on St. John in the Virgin Islands for 2 years, targeting Marlin, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and other species, Jamie moved back to the Keys. He started Flying Fish Charters and has already gained an excellent reputation.
Techniques
I like live bait fishing and fly fishing.

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Key West, United States
Background
Captain Jamie Connell has been fishing professionally for over 10 years. Jamie grew up fishing, working as a mate on head and charter boats in the Northeast. When he was 20 years old, Jamie decided to move to the Florida Keys and begin a career as a guide. Having guided on St. John in the Virgin Islands for 2 years, targeting Marlin, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Wahoo, and other species, Jamie moved back to the Keys. He started Flying Fish Charters and has already gained an excellent reputation.
Techniques
I like live bait fishing and fly fishing.
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My Charter Listings

Flying Fish Charters - 26'

5.0 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (2)
Key West
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trips from $700

Flying Fish Charters - 17'

4.9 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (19)
Key West
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trips from $500

Customer Reviews

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4.9
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Awesome Tarpon Fishing in Key West
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
84%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
67%
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Lee W.
Alfred, NY
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Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip on June 28, 2021
Captain Jamie was very knowledgeable and personable.  You could tell he knew what he was doing.  Got to the first spot and...
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Matt C.
Belding, MI
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Had a great day of fishing with Captain Jamie.  His boat is organized and he’s well-prepared for the day.  Has equipment...
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John H.
Philadelphia, PA
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Awesome Tarpon Fishing in Key West

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on June 1, 2021
One of the best fishing trips I’ve ever been on! Capt Jamie was knowledgeable, friendly, and put us right on the fish. My...
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James P.
Fremont, OH
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on March 5, 2021
Tried the shallow flats this time vice trolling on a big boat.  Trip was great. Saw a tarpon roll but no luck…early in season. ...
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Reggie J.
High Point, NC
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VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on April 13, 2021
Great trip with Knowledgeable people friendly captain. He has a good knowledge of the local waters and goes all out to make...
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