Captain
Albert Garcia

Member since October 2014

Islamorada, United States

Background
Captain Albert started fishing back in the 90's aboard his own boat, and has chartered all over the world. When it comes to fly fishing for offshore pelagics, Albert's done it all, from Tarpon to Mahi, and everything in between. The founder of this charter business, Captain Jorge was nominated, recognized, and awarded by some of the top publications of this sport, including a 'Top 60 captains in the US' nomination by the Sportfishing Magazine in 2015. His other awards include 'Best Marlin Captain in Florida' by the Florida Sportsman Magazine in 2014, then 'Best of Islamorada Charter in 2014 and 2015', and is featured as the top VIP charter by several hotels in Islamorada. You'll be in safe hands of a professional.
Techniques
I fish for big fish. I target these fish with unique techniques I have developed in 20 years of fishing and chartering around the world. We love doing night time Tarpon trips along with taking our customers to secrets spots for Big Snapper, Mahi, and Sailfish!

Hey, I'm Captain Albert Garcia

Islamorada, United States
Background
Captain Albert started fishing back in the 90's aboard his own boat, and has chartered all over the world. When it comes to fly fishing for offshore pelagics, Albert's done it all, from Tarpon to Mahi, and everything in between. The founder of this charter business, Captain Jorge was nominated, recognized, and awarded by some of the top publications of this sport, including a 'Top 60 captains in the US' nomination by the Sportfishing Magazine in 2015. His other awards include 'Best Marlin Captain in Florida' by the Florida Sportsman Magazine in 2014, then 'Best of Islamorada Charter in 2014 and 2015', and is featured as the top VIP charter by several hotels in Islamorada. You'll be in safe hands of a professional.
Techniques
I fish for big fish. I target these fish with unique techniques I have developed in 20 years of fishing and chartering around the world. We love doing night time Tarpon trips along with taking our customers to secrets spots for Big Snapper, Mahi, and Sailfish!

My Charter Listings

Upper Keys Sportfishing

Islamorada
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trips from US$ 450

Fishing Reports

Snapper Fishing Has been Great!

February 19, 2018

We have been exploring the edges of the reef and seeing some small packs of big Snappers. As we explore these edges we have seen plenty of Sharks, Amber Jacks, and the occasional Grouper down deep. On the surface,… Read Full Report →


Mahi and Marlin in Islamorada

May 12, 2016

It was a typical day in Islamorada leaving at first light in search of live bait in several forms. After my clients had a blast catching live bait we proceeded to our favorite marlin grounds. Upon arrival the sea… Read Full Report →


Amberjack Central

March 19, 2016

A slow morning near the reef resulted in a great day offshore. Vertical jigging resulted in 8 amberjack from 40 to 80 lbs. a dozen tuna and over 10 bonito. Most other boats hughed the reef and thier reports… Read Full Report →


Sailfish, Snapper and Tuna

February 13, 2016

Fishing for sailfish has been outstanding with average catches of 3-5 sailfish per trip. We catch sailfish a variety of ways with some techniques specific to our charter ensuring a good success on even slow days. This day we… Read Full Report →


Sailfish Invasion

January 21, 2016

YOU WANT TO CATCH SAILFISH Caught 7/8 sailfish yesterday as well as one wahoo to 40 lbs and several tuna from 10-25 lbs. caught our limit of king mackerel as well as a few snapper. The day was pretty… Read Full Report →


Great wahoo fishing

June 01, 2015

Great Wahoo fishing was found this past week. We caught wahoo to 80lbs and many in the 30-50pound class. Trust Upper Keys Sportfishing we may be a bit more expensive than the rest, but we will catch you big… Read Full Report →


Exceptional offshore fishing

May 16, 2015

Offshore fishing has been exceptional with good catches of mahi to 42 pounds and good numbers of tuna these last two weeks. Fish are scattered from 5 to 40 miles out and fuel and time is the ticket to… Read Full Report →


Phenomenal Grouper Opener

May 01, 2015

Grouper Opener was great! Our Charter yesterday at Upper Keys Sportfishing on opening day of grouper season yielded tremendous fish and very happy clients. We had limits of gag, red and black grouper along with limits of yellowtail snapper.… Read Full Report →


Another extraordinary day

April 20, 2015

Another great day on the water with or clients from South Africa. Today we fished for the deep bottom dwellers on deep drop gear catching a big 52 lb Snowy Grouper, Tile Fish and Queen Snapper. As our clients… Read Full Report →


Extraordinary Offshore Fishing

April 19, 2015

Fishing off Islamorada yesterday we filled our fish box with big mahi. We caught mahi between 7 and 35 pounds. On or way in we caught 2 sailfish pitching live bait to tailing fish. Our fishing experience for our… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.96
out of 5 stars from 8 reviews
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Paul on a massive Amberjack
Lots of these sized fish
Lots of these sized tunas
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Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
50%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
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Barry Pruett
Saint Paul, AK
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Half day trip with Captain Roy

VERIFIED   May 12, 2018
Excellent trip. Arrived promptly and nothing too much trouble. Tried various spots to bag the elusive tarpon but unfortunately...
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Chris Rosmarin
Grand Rapids, MI
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Fishing with Albert

VERIFIED   April 5, 2018
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Robert Riley
Longwood, Florida
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Full Day with Capt Jorge

VERIFIED   June 2, 2017
What a wild day.  We had wind.  We had rain.  We had ocean swells and storms that kept chasing us.  Yet...
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Mike Beckman
Charleston, South Carolina
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An Awesome Experience!

VERIFIED   May 8, 2016
We had two great days and such a fun experience with Captain Jorge Pinero.  He paid special attention to those in our...
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Troy Kinney
United States
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Great fishing experience in Islamorado

VERIFIED   March 22, 2016
Although the seas were rough we had a great time fishing with a Captain Jorge.  His boat and gear were top notch and his...
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