Captain
Art Duplessis

Member since May 2015 Key West, United States
Background
Captain Art is a veteran guide that took his passion for fishing from Alaska all the way down to Costa Rica. He considers himself not old enough to be grumpy, yet young enough to do all he can to ensure a fun and memorable trip for Wild Bill's guests.
Techniques
Offshore and reef fishing for Sailfish, Wahoo, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Grouper, Snapper, Kingfish, and several species of shark (Blacktip, Hammerhead, Lemon, Tiger, Blacknose)

Hey, I'm Captain Art Duplessis

Key West, United States
Background
Captain Art is a veteran guide that took his passion for fishing from Alaska all the way down to Costa Rica. He considers himself not old enough to be grumpy, yet young enough to do all he can to ensure a fun and memorable trip for Wild Bill's guests.
Techniques
Offshore and reef fishing for Sailfish, Wahoo, Tuna, Mahi Mahi, Grouper, Snapper, Kingfish, and several species of shark (Blacktip, Hammerhead, Lemon, Tiger, Blacknose)
Anglers Choice
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My Charter Listing

Excellent
4.8 / 5
(156 reviews)
Angler's choice
Key West
 Last booking: 2 days ago
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trips from $750

Fishing Reports

Customer reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 156 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (171)
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
96%
Appropriate for children
97%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
87%
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Timothy K.
Tampa, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Morning Half Day Trip

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on September 17, 2023
Would 1000% recommend. Went out for a bachelor party and had a blast. Both Capt and Mate were excellent. Both were completely...
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Alison D.
Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Great fishing experience!!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on July 25, 2023
We are a family of 6 with 4 kids 15 and under.  All had a great experience, a chance to catch fish and learned a lot.  Every...
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Michael L.
Key Largo, Florida
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Perfect Day

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) on July 27, 2023
Thank goodness Captain Art made the call to delay this morning’s departure due to heavy storms. It ended up being a perfectly...
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Daniel P.
Apache Junction, AZ
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Full Day with Arty and Jerry

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on August 1, 2023
Absolutely amazing, Arty the boat captain and owner was rock solid. Jerry dang near killed himself getting us fish. Both guys...
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Jolene H.
Fort Myers, FL
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Amazing day - only boat that was catching anything

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on January 30, 2023
We were the only boat catching anything- was so awesome.  What is not in the photo was a 25-30 lb humongous grouper we couldn’t...
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