Captain
Tony Nagel

Member since August 2016 Islamorada, United States
Background
Master Capt. Tony has been a fisherman his entire life. With over four decades of experience, Capt. Tony knows all the nooks and crannies of local waters. Taking up sport fishing at an early age, Tony has honed his skills over the years and knows how to put you on fish. He has grown up working with many great fishermen and learnt a great deal about fishing but also about custom rod making. From Montauk Point to the Canyons off New Jersey to Ocean City Maryland, as well as Costa Rica and Dominican Republic and more, Capt. Tony has fished with success. He likes helping and teaching newbies as well as fishing aside the most experienced anglers. A trip with Capt. Tony is an enjoyable experience. Capt. Tony is a USCG Licensed Master Captain.
Techniques
To have the best time ever catching fish of your choice and having a great time doing so in the Florida Keys. We cater to family, children or the most experienced Angler. We love to fish with light tackle. Custom Trips & times are available.

Hey, I'm Captain Tony Nagel

Islamorada, United States
Background
Master Capt. Tony has been a fisherman his entire life. With over four decades of experience, Capt. Tony knows all the nooks and crannies of local waters. Taking up sport fishing at an early age, Tony has honed his skills over the years and knows how to put you on fish. He has grown up working with many great fishermen and learnt a great deal about fishing but also about custom rod making. From Montauk Point to the Canyons off New Jersey to Ocean City Maryland, as well as Costa Rica and Dominican Republic and more, Capt. Tony has fished with success. He likes helping and teaching newbies as well as fishing aside the most experienced anglers. A trip with Capt. Tony is an enjoyable experience. Capt. Tony is a USCG Licensed Master Captain.
Techniques
To have the best time ever catching fish of your choice and having a great time doing so in the Florida Keys. We cater to family, children or the most experienced Angler. We love to fish with light tackle. Custom Trips & times are available.
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Singing Reel Charters

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Islamorada
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Fishing Reports

Cross this Tarpon off bucket list

July 23, 2019

Take this Tarpon off your bucket list. This Tarpon was a fish of a liftime that people dream about bringing to the boat. This Jr. Angler did just that along with some nice large sharks. Read Full Report →


Nice rack of Mahi

July 19, 2019

This family had a trip of a lifetime catching a rack full of Mahi Mahi. Some just as big as they are on this 3/4 day. Awesome job guys Read Full Report →


We love our Vets

July 18, 2019

Thank you for your service Read Full Report →


Fun day on the reef

July 11, 2019

We certainly had a fun on the Reef today catching loads of Yellowtail until the thunder storms came. This family didn’t want anything to do with that So we decided to come in a little early. They where still… Read Full Report →


Wow did we have fun two days

July 10, 2019

Way to much fun catching and playing Read Full Report →


Another great day in Islamorada

May 03, 2019

A great day with huge yellowtail snapper and 25lb grouper Read Full Report →


Michigan tired of the snow

April 07, 2019

This family from Michigan is tired of all the snow!!!!! They had such a nice visit and a great time fishing today. The sea was a little ruff today but they managed to bring in a boat load of… Read Full Report →


1/2 day on the Reef.

April 06, 2019

Half day on the Reef today with this great couple from Boston. They had so much fun reeling in their limit of Yellowtail and two nice King Mackerel. The weather was perfect and they more than enjoyed their time… Read Full Report →


Father and Son 1/2 day

April 05, 2019

Today was a awesome day for this dad and his two boys. The boys pick up how to fish for the Yellowtail really fast and reeled them in as fast to keep them from the Barracuda. One Barracuda even… Read Full Report →


Father & son trip

March 10, 2019

Nice father and son trip today. This young man reeled in his fish of A lifetime. This was his first time fishing in the Keys. You rock Singing Reel making dreams come true. Read Full Report →


Needs some warmth

March 04, 2019

These fisherman from Iowa visited the Keys to get out of the -1 wind chill and went through 90 degree temperature change to Come here and do some fishing with us. They had the greatest time reeling in monster… Read Full Report →


Christmas morning fun

December 25, 2018

Merry Christmas. It was wonderful to have this special family aboard today having a merry Christmas morning catching Yellowtail and Mutton Snapper. We are so happy to enjoy the morning with you. Can’t wait to see you again for… Read Full Report →


Christmas eve

December 24, 2018

These 4 kids had a awesome time today catching plenty of Yellowtail and and some Bonito on the patch reef today. Mom and dad had a great time watching and reeling in some also. Thanks for choosing us to… Read Full Report →


Catching fish bigger that you

December 23, 2018

today was a wonderful day with this great family visiting the Keys. This little guy was knee high in bait and pulled in a lot of Yellowtail, mutton snapper bigger than him. Lots of smiles and a great time… Read Full Report →


1/2 day Tuna

December 17, 2018

This great family chose to fish with us today for their Sportfishing adventure. Today the Blue Runners on the Reef where so thick you could walk on them, the water was dirty and green pushing from the Bay West… Read Full Report →


All this on a half day trip WOW!!!!!!

December 13, 2018

Awesome Day with this great crew and repeat clients and friends from Michigan. We started out fishing for Yellowtail and got bullied by the Blue Runners. We decided then to go for the big Grouper and hit the jackpot… Read Full Report →


Michigan in the house for two day aboard

July 03, 2018

This wonderful family from Michigan fished the other day on the reef and came back today for the Mahi Mahi. This little guy caught the largest one, Way to go Fisher you Truly live up to your name little… Read Full Report →


Great Day on the Reef

July 03, 2018

We have had some of the cutest little fisherman on the boat the last few days. This little guy reeled in most of the fish today fighting the sharks along the way, The preditors are killing and have invaded… Read Full Report →


On the Reef Again

July 01, 2018

This Great family and little guy has a great time fishing today on the reef. The sharks and Barracuda where impossible today. But they still managed to put in 17 nice Yellowtail. They will be back in the Am… Read Full Report →


Limit of Yellow tail on the reef

June 20, 2018

Wow guys great catch. So Happy that you had a great time. We cant wait to see you all again next time. It is great to defeat all the predators and still catch your limit of fish. Read Full Report →


Mahi Mahi Mania

June 18, 2018

Great Crew and anglers today. Ended up with limit of Mahi Mahi. Lots of meat and plenty of Memories. These guys had a great day. Read Full Report →


Killed the Yellowtail & Sailfish

March 23, 2018

Today we had a awesome catch at the edge of the reef and killed the Yellowtail 30 at 16-22". Then outside to the color change for some Sailfish fun. Saw two hooked up on one about 60lb. Life can't… Read Full Report →


Swim & Snorkel Fun

March 18, 2018

This crew decided a swim & Snorkel trip to the Alligator Reef Lighthouse would be a awesome thing to do and they where right! The water was crystal clear and the prefect temperature. A great day for a boat… Read Full Report →


Night Tarpon & Shark

March 16, 2018

Sunset Tarpon and Shark trip 250-350lb sharks all night long. This 14 year old got his wish come true. Read Full Report →


Everyone was hungry today

March 10, 2018

Ruff water and wind today but the Yellowtail bite was on however the Sharks & Barracudas were out also chomping away and our catch. We caught a lot and managed to get enough past the jaws of the hungry… Read Full Report →


Target the Mahi

March 02, 2018

It was a beautiful day off-shore today. The target fish was Mahi & Blacktin Tuna. We ran into and hooked a bunch of schoolies just shy of keepers and got one gaffer. These guys will come back in a… Read Full Report →


Looking for dinner

February 27, 2018

Today was a beautiful day for a day out on the Singing Reel. We did a little fishing on the Reef for some Yellowtail. 22.5 inch and about 5lb was the largest and the rest just as big. After… Read Full Report →


Bucket list Sailfish

February 08, 2018

This Sailfish has been on his bucket list for 20 years. There is no better feeling that putting people on the fish they have been dreaming about hooking. Congrats. Read Full Report →


Talk about Fun...

January 13, 2018

These guys on their Honeymoon had the best time. The bite was spot on and so where these guys. Limited out on Yellowtail, a few nice Mutton Snapper, Cero Mackerel + many others that we threw back. Not only… Read Full Report →


Great day on the Reef.

January 12, 2018

The weather held out for us today. It was windy and we were able to get out in-between the rain and had some nice sunshine for our trip. For these NJ guys the trip was well worth it. yellowtail… Read Full Report →


Great day on the Reef

July 17, 2017

we had a great day on the reef for a Dad and son bonding and fishing day. These guys had a ball and left us a great review. Caught all kinds of reef fish and brought home plenty for… Read Full Report →


A Great day as usual on the Singing Reel

July 12, 2017

Nice day offshore today dodged some little pop up storms. The Blackfin were biting today nicely we followed the birds and found some were working on bait others not. We had 4 strong runoffs but the fish shook off… Read Full Report →


Evening trip on the reef.

June 15, 2017

We had a great late 1/2 day trip to the reef catching Yellowtail, Mutton Snapper and a nice 12lb Grouper. Our clients really enjoyed the sunset on the ride home. Read Full Report →


Tuna and Mahi Mahi

May 04, 2017

Thumbs up says Bob & Ronnie to Singing Reel Charters with 18 Tuna and Mahi Mahi today they couldn't be happier today with our full day trip. Thank you for fishing with us again you guys are awesome and… Read Full Report →


Happy Easter Fishing

April 16, 2017

A Happy Easter Family Charter. It was to windy to go offshore for the Tuna so we decided to stay in the back Bay to target some nice Mangrove Snapper. That was a great choice because the bit was… Read Full Report →


Let's see what we can find!

April 08, 2017

This was a last minute see how the weather is fishing charter. Let's see what we can find to hook up on! Ended up being a nice day off-shore and on the reef. Tuna, Bonito, Mutton Snapper, Yellowtail Snapper… Read Full Report →


Short Day getting Mangrove in The Bay

April 05, 2017

Back Bay Trip Today. Short Charter Trip and a nice ride in the back Bay. Nice Mangrove bite on live shrimp. Read Full Report →


Night Tarpon and Shark

April 04, 2017

Sunset Shark and Tarpon Charter is always a great time. You never know what you are going to stir up from the bottom of the Ocean or Bay. This evening started with some Mangrove Snappers, Mutton Snapper and various… Read Full Report →


The Tuna Bite Was Definatly ON

April 01, 2017

Offshore to the 409 Hump. We didn't even get the chance to get that far and the Tuna Bite was on and fast. We brought over 31 Black Fin Tuna into the boat. What a great and fast paced… Read Full Report →


A great day on the Reef

February 12, 2017

Beautiful day on the Tennessee Reef. Within minutes of putting out or lines the fish where up off the reef and biting. Barbara & Ernie had a great time fishing and couldn't believe how many fish they caught in… Read Full Report →


Sailfish Sailfish where are you.

February 08, 2017

Not a breath of air or a ripple in the water. No bait to be found and we searched and searched all day not a sailfish to be found. We did however get some Yelowtail and mangrove snappers while… Read Full Report →


1/2 day on the Reef

December 08, 2016

It was the perfect day to spend of the reef fishing with these young kids from Michigan. They where happy to be her out of the cold and the snow. They wanted to start their day by fishing the… Read Full Report →


Tuna Tuna Tuna

December 02, 2016

The Tuna bite was on in about 588 ft off the shore in Islamorada. 11 nice Blackfin Tuna Read Full Report →


A Day on the Reef

October 31, 2016

They have been waiting to get out all week. Their visit to the Keys was a rainy and windy one all week. Last day here and we had to take a chance and get out even though it rained,… Read Full Report →


We found the Infamous Mahi Mahi

September 29, 2016

We found the infamous Mahi Mahi that everyone has been searching so hard for here in the Florida Keys!! Read Full Report →


Tuna Bite is on

September 14, 2016

The Tuna bit was on. Following the birds allowed us to catch Tuna and Bonita all day Read Full Report →


1 day Tuna Bite

August 23, 2016

Nice Black Fin tuna bite. 8 Tuna on Line- Team Singing Reel 4 - Team Bull Shark 4. Great day Those sharks Followed the Tuna Right up to the boat. Saw a lot of sharp teeth today. Read Full Report →


1/2 Day trip Yellowtail

August 12, 2016

1/2 day Yellowtail at the Tennessee Reef. Yellowtail Snapper, Mangrove Snapper among the catch for the day. Read Full Report →

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4.71
out of 5 stars from 44 reviews
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Shark and Tarpon trip
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Good experience
88%
Friendly captain
98%
Recommend this charter
86%
Appropriate for children
98%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
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Michael N.
Lehigh Acres, FL
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Best Days Fishing Ever!!

VERIFIED   July 8, 2019
My family and I scheduled two full day fishing trips with Singing Reels (8 and 10 Jul 2019).  We could not have been happier...
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Kelly R.
Wilmington, Delaware
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Best part of our Keys vacation!

VERIFIED   July 2, 2019
Captain Tony and his crew made our annual beach vacation!  This was the highlight of our trip.  let me start by saying...
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Michelle Y.
Boca Raton, FL
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Amazing day off Islamorada with Captain Tony and First Mate Tom.  They did everything to make sure we had an amazing time...
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WDM, IA
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3/4 day trip with Captain Tony

VERIFIED   March 4, 2019
We had a great time with Captain Tony and First mate Tommy! They knew all the great spots and we we’re catching fish...
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Heather S.
DeWitt, MI
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Shark and Tarpon trip

VERIFIED   July 23, 2019
Had a fantastic evening on the water with Tony and George! Caught a nice size tarpon, several nurse sharks and a few mangroves. ...
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