Captain
Ron Howell

Member since February 2015

Islamorada, United States

Background
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

Islamorada, United States
Background
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.
Techniques
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My Charter Listings

Islamorada
trips from
US$ 450

Fishing Reports

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

4.83 out of 5 stars from 14 reviews

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Went fishing on Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Fished July 2017

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Went fishing on Sunday, June 25, 2017

Picked up bait quickly and Capt. Ron got our youngest member(9) to get involved with loading bait box. this got her in the mood for fun time. The first fishing stop provided all of us with plenty of fish. Some keepers for dinner but lots of hits and catches. All three of us caught fish and had a great fun trip. Capt. Ron was polite and helped all of us to have a good trip. Many thanks to Capt. Ron.

Fished June 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Captain Ron was great! We caught fish in each of the spots he took us to.Our first time on a charter and will be going wth him again.

Fished June 2017

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Went fishing on Sunday, May 28, 2017

Captain Ron is a true professional with decades of experience in this business.  He worked very hard and was pleasant to be around.  We would have liked to catch a snook, but it wasnt in the cards that day, however we filled our cooler with snapper and wnjoyed fighting an extremely large baracuda along with sharks as might be expected in these waters .

Fished May 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Captain Ron took care that we will have non-stop action. Unfortunately due to weather conditions the tarpoons were not biting but we got many other good sizes fish. We released around 90% and the rest was served as lunch in a local restaurant. Great day!

Fished April 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Great time fishing with Ron , the wind was horrible but Capt Ron kept us on the fish . He was very patient with my wife who never fished before.. Very easy going and a wealth of fishing knowledge, would definitely book him again !!!

Fished April 2017

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Went fishing on Monday, April 3, 2017

My wife, daughter and I had a great half day trip with Captain Ron Howell.  I would highly recommend it.  Captain Ron asks what you are interested in going after and took us where we needed to be.  He is very good with beginners and has tips for those more experienced as well.  We took our fresh catch to 2 restaurants after our half day.  We went to Angler and Ale and had a good meal, but Captain Ron recommended Lazy Days and the fish Lazy Days style was the best fish our family has ever had.  Please do yourself a favor and take your fresh catch to a local restaurant and have them cook it for you.

We caught mangrove snapper which the captain cleaned and filleted for us.  In addition, we caught a 55 inch baracuda which took 15 to 20 minutes to land on the 20 lb test we were using.  We caught a bonnet head shark, a 100lb skate, and numerous other species.

In the future, we’ll be coming back for a 3/4 or full day with Captain Ron and I recommend you do the same as well.

Fished April 2017

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Went fishing on Monday, March 20, 2017

Capt Ron was promptly on time. Made the whole trip very informative and fun for my family. Even my wife felt at ease with the attention. Ron’s knowledge of the local spots is evident and he delivers. Definitely would recommend.

Fished March 2017

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Went fishing on Sunday, March 19, 2017

Great captain, very knowledgeable and experienced! I knew very little about backcountry fishing and Ron was a great teacher!

Fished March 2017

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Went fishing on Monday, March 13, 2017

Was a great experience. Captain Ron was great with the kids and put us on the fish!! Had a great time.

Fished March 2017

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Went fishing on Saturday, December 24, 2016

Captain Ron was knowledgeable and friendly throughout the trip. He did all the work for us as far as baiting the hooks and letting us know what we caught, whether or not we should keep it, etc. which was great for novices such as us. Overall we had a great time and would recommend the experience to anyone who’s visiting the keys.

Fished December 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, June 13, 2016

Our party of 4 had a great day of fishing with Captain Ron. He customized our trip to the group’s experience levels and made the day enjoyable for all. We had non-stop action catching our limit of mangrove snapper. He was hard working, personable and knowledgeable. And at the end of the day provided a recommendation for a restaurant to cook an excellent dinner of freshly caught snapper.

Thanks, we’ll be back.

Fished June 2016

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Went fishing on Saturday, March 19, 2016

Had a great time with Capt. Ron, Got us right on fish, Went above and beyond to make sure we had a great day in spite of rough weather..We will be back!

Fished March 2016

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Ron Howell (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, March 28, 2016

It was great having you guys out there!! Keep in touch!!
-Captain Ron

Went fishing on Thursday, July 9, 2015

Fished 3 days with Capt. Ron. Off shore, the reef, and back country. He is a very experienced and talented fishing captain. Great personality, incredibly knowledgeable, professional, serious, and would be perfect for novices to pro’s. Been fishing his whole life and really enjoys it. His prices are very fair.

Fished July 2015

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Ron Howell (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, July 26, 2015

Hi Robbin had a pleasure fishing with you and hope you have a great rest of your summer!!