Captain
Gary Skrobeck & Skip Paxton

Member since July 2017 Islamorada, United States
Background
Captain Skip has over 40 years of fishing experience, numerous tournament wins, and previously held world records. He is a well-known backcountry guide who loves shallow water fishing. Captain Gary is a native of Islamorada. He has fished these water his whole life and is extremely dedicated to providing a memorable Everglades experience.

Hey, I'm Captain Gary Skrobeck & Skip Paxton

Islamorada, United States
Background
Captain Skip has over 40 years of fishing experience, numerous tournament wins, and previously held world records. He is a well-known backcountry guide who loves shallow water fishing. Captain Gary is a native of Islamorada. He has fished these water his whole life and is extremely dedicated to providing a memorable Everglades experience.
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Ivory Keys Charters

4.9 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (113)
Islamorada
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4.9
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out of 5 stars from 115 reviews
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
88%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
88%
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Mark N.
Burlington, MA
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2 Full day Trip with Captain Gary

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on March 2, 2021
My son and I booked two full day trips with Captain Gary.  The first day was great weather and we couldn’t keep the fish...
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David M.
San Juan
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Amazingly Successful 3/4 Day Fishing Trip!

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on December 27, 2020
My wife Paige and I came to the Keys for our honeymoon and decided to book a 3/4 day fishing trip with Ivory Keys Charter’s...
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Larry G.
Ochlockonee Bay, FL
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Full day with Ivory Keys Charters

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on July 10, 2021
Booked this for myself and my son decided to go at the last minute. Capt. Gary worked hard to put us on the fish. I connected...
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Justin I.
Las Vegas, NV
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Seeing Red! And snook!

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on September 23, 2021
Awesome day with capt Gary. He is super knowledgeable, sociable and skilled. He put us on the fish and we crushed it! We sight...
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Joe S.
Centerport, NY
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May fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip on May 6, 2021
Capt Gary was great! Took us to amazing spots, incredible locations/ scenery.  Found the fish!  He was great...
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