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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

My Charter Listings

Johnny Maddox Charters Papa 31'

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Marathon
 2 bookings in the past week.
trips from $850

Johnny Maddox Charters Papa 2

4.6 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (31)
Marathon
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trips from $595

Customer Reviews

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Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
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Vint Hill Farms, VA
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Great experience!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on February 23, 2021
Went out with Captain Maddox and had an amazing time.  It was my wife and I and three boys (12, 15, 17).  We are not very...
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Marathon, Florida
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Snappers and Bull Sharks

VERIFIED   Half Day–Tarpon/Snapper/Sharks (PM) on July 8, 2021
Captain Isaac put us on the fish! We caught the Bull Shark that kept us from limiting out by 1 Mangrove Snapper right before...
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Homestead, FL
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on May 29, 2021
We had an amazing day with captain Johnny and Isaac! The kids did great and really enjoyed the fishing trip. Isaac is an amazing...
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Spencer M.
Marathon, Florida
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Great Trip

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Combo on September 17, 2021
Did a 3/4 day with captain Johnny and Brian. Caught a mixed bag of tuna and mahi and had an amazing day on the water. Captain...
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Darrell T.
Marathon, Florida
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Full day trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on May 24, 2021
Johnny Legend and Mahi Donny put us on them. Chatter on the radio other boats having hard time. We went to deep waters where...
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