Captain
John Barker

Member since May 2014

Miami, United States

Background
Blue Waters II is operated by Captain John Barker (a second generation fisherman) and his son John Anthony Barker (third generation). They both grew up fishing the docks of Miami. With an undeniable love of the ocean, one day they decided it was time to run a charter boat together. They enjoy fishing using all types of techniques.
Techniques
Love kite fishing, live baiting,trolling, deep dropping.all styles of fishing.

Hey, I'm Captain John Barker

Miami, United States
Background
Blue Waters II is operated by Captain John Barker (a second generation fisherman) and his son John Anthony Barker (third generation). They both grew up fishing the docks of Miami. With an undeniable love of the ocean, one day they decided it was time to run a charter boat together. They enjoy fishing using all types of techniques.
Techniques
Love kite fishing, live baiting,trolling, deep dropping.all styles of fishing.
Angler's Choice
Verified

My Charter Listings

Blue Waters II Fishing Charters

Miami
 Instant Confirmation
trips from US$ 750

Fishing Reports

Mahi Mahi in December?!

December 04, 2016

Talk about a small world! We fished the Stuart family who are based in Hong Kong and work with the H2O pro lures and tackle there. Live bait has been scarce so the crew loaded up from the bait… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (15)
4.79
out of 5 stars from 13 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
5 Hour Mahi Special
5 Hour Mahi Special
5 Hour Mahi Special
+12
Angler Rating
11
1
1
0
0
Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
100%
Sort By:
Featured  
Showing:
5 of 13 reviews
Nicholas Turnier
Tampa, FL
 5.00
Experience:
Boat
Crew
Overall

5 Hour Mahi Special

VERIFIED   August 14, 2018
We originally booked this charter to get into some of the mahi action, but since they weren’t biting Captain John and...
Nicholas Turnier recommends Blue Waters II Fishing Charters
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
Nicholas Turnier recommends Blue Waters II Fishing Charters
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful

Joey Price
United States
 5.00
Experience:
Boat
Crew
Overall

Half day with Captain John Barker

VERIFIED   June 5, 2018
John and hs son are very experienced. They know where the fish are and how to get them in the boat. They were on time and well...
Joey Price recommends Blue Waters II Fishing Charters
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
  John  Barker Captain replied

Omar Yunes
Coral Gables, Florida
 5.00
Experience:
Boat
Crew
Overall

Half day trip with John

VERIFIED   July 21, 2018
Amazing! Both Johns were great and my 6 year old had a great time reeling in 20+ fishes!
Omar Yunes recommends Blue Waters II Fishing Charters
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
Omar Yunes recommends Blue Waters II Fishing Charters
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful

Jose Quintanilla
Dallas, TX
 5.00
Experience:
Boat
Crew
Overall

Captain was awesome

VERIFIED   July 28, 2018
He had a blast fishing in Miami with me and my amigos
Jose Quintanilla recommends Blue Waters II Fishing Charters
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
  John  Barker Captain replied

David Marlar
Wooster, OH
 5.00
Experience:
Boat
Crew
Overall

Full Day Trip

VERIFIED   April 21, 2018
The captain and crew worked very hard all day to put us on fish.  Conditions were not ideal, but we caught a few fish...
David Marlar recommends Blue Waters II Fishing Charters
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
  John  Barker Captain replied