Charter Operator
Johnny Maddox Charters

Member since April 2015 Marathon, United States
Background
Capt. Johnny Maddox runs offshore game fishing trips around the beautiful waters of the Florida Keys. With over 50 years of fishing experience, Capt. Johnny has extensive knowledge of the local fisheries and techniques that work. At an early age, Capt. Johnny was fishing with his dad in the Pay lakes in Southern Ohio, looking for Catfish and Blue Gills. He has also fished the bayou outside of New Orleans for Redfish, and went out to the oil rigs for Amberjack and Grouper, among other species. He then went over to Jacksonville FL in 1977 and fell for the blue water.
Techniques
Hunt big game offshore in the beautiful, blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. If you want big blue-water adventures for slammer dolphin, wahoo, billfish and tuna, we can make your dreams come true. Hard to beat flag Yellow tail Snapper and Big Grouper

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Marathon, United States
Background
Capt. Johnny Maddox runs offshore game fishing trips around the beautiful waters of the Florida Keys. With over 50 years of fishing experience, Capt. Johnny has extensive knowledge of the local fisheries and techniques that work. At an early age, Capt. Johnny was fishing with his dad in the Pay lakes in Southern Ohio, looking for Catfish and Blue Gills. He has also fished the bayou outside of New Orleans for Redfish, and went out to the oil rigs for Amberjack and Grouper, among other species. He then went over to Jacksonville FL in 1977 and fell for the blue water.
Techniques
Hunt big game offshore in the beautiful, blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. If you want big blue-water adventures for slammer dolphin, wahoo, billfish and tuna, we can make your dreams come true. Hard to beat flag Yellow tail Snapper and Big Grouper

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Excellent
4.7 / 5
(144 reviews)
Marathon
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trips from $795
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4.7 / 5
(61 reviews)
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trips from $650

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 205 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.6 / 5
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
85%
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Nate M.
Albertville, MN
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Half a day with Captain Ray

VERIFIED   Half Day–Grouper/Snapper/Shark (AM) on March 4, 2022
Awesome experience. Met Captains Johnny Ray at the dock and we set off. We fished the gulf side, about 11 miles out. We got...
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Brandie I.
Nowata, OK
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great time

VERIFIED   Half Day – Snapper/Shark Special on December 22, 2022
We had a great day fishing, there were 6 of us and we all caught fish! 36 total and 2 sharks! Highly recommend, crew was friendly...
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Justin C.
Etna, OH
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Captain Jim half day!

VERIFIED   Half Day–Grouper/Snapper/Shark (AM) on February 9, 2022
Bad weather fishing for the keys for sure. No sunshine just clouds and rain. Captain Jim did not cancel on these Lake...
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Derek B.
St. Louis, MO
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day afternoon tarpon/shark

VERIFIED   Half Day–Grouper/Snapper/Shark (PM) on May 20, 2022
First time in the Keys and chose this trip just to catch some big fish. We hooked three sharks, including hammerhead and tiger....
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Diana H.
Boynton Beach, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Fun Day!

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Combo on December 6, 2022
We had an awesome day with Chris.  4 of us caught about 60 fish!  Brought it over to the restaurant afterwards and had a...
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