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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
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Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 219 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
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Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Caught fish
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Christopher L.
Lake Park, GA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Epic day on rough conditions

VERIFIED   Extended Full – Big Game Bluewater on August 23, 2023
Captain brain and first mate nick were amazing!! It has been rough, super windy for the past few days. This morning was pretty...
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Mary P.
Suffolk, VA
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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So much fun… we went twice!!!

VERIFIED   Half Day – Reef Inshore Gulf (AM) on June 26, 2023
Captain Jim and mate Brian were awesome. Spent lots of time making sure we were catching fish. Especially good to my grandsons....
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David W.
Excellent
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Great trip!

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day–Grouper/Snapper/Shark (AM) on November 11, 2023
Learned a ton about fishing techniques from Captain Alex.  Very helpful and worked hard to get us a good catch!
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Experienced Crew

VERIFIED   3/4 day 6 Hour Run & Gun Offshore on October 18, 2023
The weather wasn’t what we wanted but Brian and Alex provided the best possible fishing experience you could have in the...
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Andrew K.
Excellent
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The humps

VERIFIED   3/4 day 6 Hour Run & Gun Offshore on October 8, 2023
We targeted Mahi but the Mahi just were not having it. So we rode out to the marathon humps and caught black fin tune. On the...
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