Captain
Ted Benbow

Member since October 2014 Islamorada, United States
Background
Captain Ted has been fishing in the Florida Keys since he was 6 years old. Fishing has always been his dream job and he's happy to have the opportunity of doing it for 50 years now. He passed his passion down to his son Donnie, who's also a professional guide and works with him. The best part of this job is being on the water, seeing wildlife, and seeing customers happy. He loves teaching kids how to fish.

Hey, I'm Captain Ted Benbow

Islamorada, United States
Background
Captain Ted has been fishing in the Florida Keys since he was 6 years old. Fishing has always been his dream job and he's happy to have the opportunity of doing it for 50 years now. He passed his passion down to his son Donnie, who's also a professional guide and works with him. The best part of this job is being on the water, seeing wildlife, and seeing customers happy. He loves teaching kids how to fish.

My Charter Listings

Skins and Fins Charters I

1 review
Islamorada
trips from $250

Skins And Fins Charters II

2 reviews
Islamorada
trips from $250

Fishing Reports

Fantastic Redfish!

February 02, 2019

This year the Redfishing has been the best we have seen in 8 years! Large numbers of Reds being caught everssy lately. The acersge ize has been over 24”. Read Full Report →


Fall fishing Islamorada

September 30, 2015

Fall is a great time for flats fishing in Islamorada and the everglades national park. Permit and bonefish are the targeted speceis in Islamorada, polling the shallow flats while looking for tailing or mudding fish is the preferred way… Read Full Report →


Fall Permit fishing

August 16, 2015

Big Permit have been showing up on the shallow flats off Islamorada in the Florida keys. For the very skilled angler that can cast the fly rod or a light spinning rod, this is A very rewarding trips. we… Read Full Report →


Flats fishing for tarpon is at its best

July 27, 2015

From now through mid November the fall flats fishing is very good. permit, bonefish and right now we are finding many tarpon on light tackle. If you are a good caster and like to hunt for fish book your… Read Full Report →


Everglades fishing

July 26, 2015

The backcountry fishing in the Everglades is starting to pick back up now after all this rain. We have gotten into some large school ifs black drum and redfish. The trout fish has been just ok and Snappers have… Read Full Report →


Tarpon fishing Islamorada

April 24, 2015

The tarpon are here in Islamorada Florida keys. Using live mullet has worked the best. We got one the other day that took 90 mins to land Read Full Report →


Islamorada flats fishing report

March 02, 2015

Now that the cold fronts had stopped and we started to get into that spring weather pattern. The fishing has started to pick up. On the calmer days the Permit and bonefish are starting to show and soon will… Read Full Report →


Florida Keys fishing, Islamorada

December 16, 2014

The fishing in the Everglades has been very good now for the last 2 weeks. Resfish, black drum, snook, seas trout and my Sheeps head Read Full Report →


Islamorada Bonefishing

December 15, 2014

The flats of Islamorada and the Florida keys have been getting better and better for bonefish the winter. Capt Donnie has been treating his anglers to some world class site fishing on the flats. Also the snook have bee… Read Full Report →

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A day and a half of fishing

January 21, 2015
The guide was great, a younger guy but very good and pleasant to spend a couple of days with. He also tried very had to get
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Craig B.
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Outstanding Backcountry Fishing

October 6, 2014
My wife and I decided to go with Capt. Ted for our backcountry fishing trip and we truly enjoyed it! It was an outstanding...
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james p.
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Back country

November 11, 2015
Ted was a very informative guide would use again.
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