Captain
Johnny Maddox

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

Hey, I'm Captain Johnny Maddox

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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95%
Appropriate for children
93%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
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Jason M.
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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Neil W.
Mount Pleasant, SC
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Great day for adults and kids

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 20, 2020
When I booked this trip with Captain Maddox I made sure he knew how important it was for my grandsons to have a fun day fishing....
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Melanie B.
Orange Park, FL
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Full day 9 hour trip offshore

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip on April 22, 2021
Can’t say enough about this charter. Captain was extremely knowledgeable, first mate was amazing!! We caught a lot of fish...
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Jonathon B.
United States
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Amazing day on the water

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on December 29, 2020
We had a great day fishing. We had booked an off shore trip but the weather was a little ruff so we stayed inshore. The captain...
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John A.
Port St. Lucie, FL
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3/4 Day with Captain Johnny and First Mate Dave

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip – Combo on June 30, 2020
Spent an awesome day with Captain Johnny and First Mate Dave. Family friendly, spacious boat with shade to escape the FL sun....
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