Captain
Ron Howell

Member since February 2015

Tavernier, United States

Background
Captain Ron has been fishing his whole life. He knows the waters of Florida intimately and has the knowledge to help you get your dream catch. Whether you're a beginner or a pro fisherman, Captain Ron will make sure your trip is worth the while and enjoyable. "I have been fishing since I learned to walk. Born and raised in South Florida now I reside in Islamorada, Florida and charter my own backcountry boat."
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Hey, I'm Captain Ron Howell

Tavernier, United States
Background
Captain Ron has been fishing his whole life. He knows the waters of Florida intimately and has the knowledge to help you get your dream catch. Whether you're a beginner or a pro fisherman, Captain Ron will make sure your trip is worth the while and enjoyable. "I have been fishing since I learned to walk. Born and raised in South Florida now I reside in Islamorada, Florida and charter my own backcountry boat."
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Captain Ron Howell - HydraSport 21’

Tavernier
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trips from $450

Ron Howell's Guide Service

Tavernier
trips from $650

Fishing Reports

March Mahi

March 02, 2019

Caught Mahi Mahi this week offshore!! Lots of action and fun for all! Catch Tuna, Mahi Mahi and maybe even a sailfish all in ONE trip!! Read Full Report →


1 week full of big fish!

January 08, 2019

Lots of nice fish being caught this week! From Tripletail to Permit to Cobia everything is full of action! Read Full Report →


The fish are biting!!!

December 27, 2018

The fish are biting!! The weather was very windy the other day so we decided to try for pompano in Florida Bay which proved successful! No matter the weather we try and get you out on the water! Book… Read Full Report →


Winter time bite is on FIRE

December 23, 2018

This week has been GREAT! We have been catching snook along mangrove shorelines. Trout on the edge of flats and Pompano on the edge of the channels. We hope to get you fishing soon! Read Full Report →


Snooks and Reds

November 20, 2018

Fishing this week has definitely been great! Book today! Read Full Report →


3/4 Day 10/6/18

October 05, 2018

Today was a great day for snooks and this young tarpon! Book your trip today! Read Full Report →


Snook Season

September 26, 2018

The snook are definietly biting now! Caught this guy today! Book to catch yourself one! The cobia and snapper bite is still going on as well. Read Full Report →


SNOOK SEASON OPENS TODAY!!!

September 01, 2018

Hello Anglers, Capt. Ron and Sam here saying good bye to Summer time and welcoming in Fall! If you know anything about Fall fishing in South Florida, you are preparing for the opening of Snook season in Monroe County!… Read Full Report →


Middle of April has a LOT to offer!!

April 14, 2018

Hi Anglers! The fishing in the Gulf of Mexico remains good, still catching Snook, Cobia, and Permit. Tarpon fishing is getting stronger and stronger; they are in the channels leading from the Gulf of Mexico into Florida Bay and… Read Full Report →


WE ARE STILL HERE

September 24, 2017

​First off, to all my friends and regulars that checked up on us, thank you! We are all good, the boats are good and we are ready to fish. The fishing right after the storm has been great especially… Read Full Report →


On to August

July 24, 2016

With August right around the corner both the heat and fishing gets hotter. From the Tarpon bite during the early morning to the Mangrove Snapper bite in the evening fishing has been great. Usually I use a Medium-Heavy tackle… Read Full Report →


Monster Summer Time Tarpon

July 04, 2016

Happy Fourth everyone, Captain Ron here! Summer time brings a lot of new fun things to the table here in The Florida Keys. The beginning of July brings in our monster summer Tarpon and the fintastic Mangrove Snapper bite.… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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4.78
out of 5 stars from 33 reviews
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Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
96%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
97%
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Brud F.
Swedesboro, NJ
 5.00
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Fishing with Ron

VERIFIED   NEW  March 15, 2019
Captain Ron is extremely knowledgeable. Grew up in the area and he is dedicated to putting his clients on fish. Great...
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Asbury Park, NJ
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Great trip

VERIFIED   NEW  March 6, 2019
Captain was knowledgeable and did his very best to put my son and I into favorable position to catch fish, highly recommended
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Richard P.
Avon Lake, OH
 5.00
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3/4 day trip

VERIFIED   October 17, 2018
Captain Ron is extremely knowledgeable with the area, what to fish for in certain seasons and weather conditions, was flexible...
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Jeff J.
Antioch, TN
 5.00
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VERIFIED   July 31, 2018
Captain Ron was very accommodating and flexible in his approach to fishing for my daughter and me. We caught a limit of snappers...
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Scott S.
Homestead, Florida
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Went on a half-day trip with Captain Ron

VERIFIED   January 2, 2019
Me and my fiance had a great time .caught lots of fish . even caught and released a 50lb tarpon .would highly recommend
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