Captain
John Jackson

Member since January 2016 Key West, United States
Background
Born and raised in the Florida Keys, I learned to fish at an early age. Fishing and diving became my second nature. First, I started working as a commercial fisherman and then added being a professional guide to my resume. I'm a third generation captain and professional guide. I've proved my skill in various tournaments.
Techniques
Prefer spinning gear and live bait Mullet pilchards crabs and other white baits

Hey, I'm Captain John Jackson

Key West, United States
Background
Born and raised in the Florida Keys, I learned to fish at an early age. Fishing and diving became my second nature. First, I started working as a commercial fisherman and then added being a professional guide to my resume. I'm a third generation captain and professional guide. I've proved my skill in various tournaments.
Techniques
Prefer spinning gear and live bait Mullet pilchards crabs and other white baits
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My Charter Listings

Reel Easy Charters

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Key West
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Easy Does It

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Key West
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Reel A Salt

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 46 reviews
Key West
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Reel Smoker

Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent 18 reviews
Key West
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trips from $600

II Easy Charters

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Key West
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Customer Reviews

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4.89
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out of 5 stars from 847 reviews
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Fishing with Captain Brandon
Fishing with Captain Brandon
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
97%
Friendly captain
99%
Recommend this charter
97%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
99%
Catch intended fish
89%
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John D.
Owensville, MO
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2 half days with Capt Steve

VERIFIED   NEW  3/4 Day Trip on April 13, 2021
First day was going to be a 3/4 day but it got too windy. Still a great day. Sorry didn’t get pictures of the 8 foot nurf...
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Justin A.
Willington, CT
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Everything I wanted and more.

VERIFIED   NEW  8 Hour Trip – Offshore on May 2, 2021
I set out for a Goliath Grouper and they delivered my bucket list fish. They also delivered lots of bonus species (Gag grouper,...
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Sarina P.
Macomb, MI
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Had the best time (1/2 day trip)

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip (AM) on April 21, 2021
Brandon was our captain for the 1/2 day trip. We’re beginners so we didn’t ask for anything crazy. He didn’t disappoint!...
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Nicole C.
Marlborough, Massachusetts
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Half day morning trip with JJ

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) on March 30, 2021
We had a great time fishing this morning with our captain, JJ. We did the morning 8-12pm charter and our captain made it worth...
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Stephen C.
Granite Bay, CA
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3/4 day with Capt. Morgan

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip on March 29, 2021
My girlfriend (turned Fiancé on our vacation) visited the Keys for the first time and decided to book a fishing charter. We...
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