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Address: 84001 Overseas Highway, Islamorada, FL 33036 (Formerly A Pirates Choice Charters)
Phone Number:
+1 305-360-4900

Whether you are in Key Largo or Islamorada we should be your "First...

Whether you are in Key Largo or Islamorada we should be your "First Choice" for offshore fishing! Hello my name is Captain Larry Wren and I would like to invite you aboard our boat the “First Choice”...My one goal is...To provide you with a safe fun filled day, and to catch as many fish as possible! We offer full day, three quarter day, and half day fishing charters, in a relaxed, professional, fun-filled family atmosphere! Custom Merritt Sport fishing boat powered with twin common rail diesel engines, no diesel fumes. Of Course there is a clean toilet on board! Features Specializing in live bait and kite fishing Offering all types of fishing. Everything supplied for your trip, (food and drinks are optional)Half, Three Quarter, or Full Day Charters Licensed crew & experienced staff Up to 6 passengers We never keep your fish! All fish caught will be filleted and bagged

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From the initial contact, Captain Larry was great. We showed up early at the marina and we left early as both he and Tommy (mate) were completely ready to get going. The boat is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 13 January 2017
Hudson, Wisconsin
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Hudson, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

From the initial contact, Captain Larry was great. We showed up early at the marina and we left early as both he and Tommy (mate) were completely ready to get going. The boat is very nice, equipment is excellent, and everything works fine. There were four of us, including my 83 year old father-in-law and both the Captain and Tommy... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Wow. This was an unbelievably great experience. My son and I wanted to go deep sea fishing and catch a sailfish. We connected with Captain Larry. Booking was easy but he played down my hopes of getting a sailfish. Larry called two days out and confirmed that weather was looking good. Then he called a day out and said the... More 

Thank ReallyMeC
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Captain Larry and mate Kiki (he's a hoot!) caught a live well full of bait quickly and off to the islamorada hump we went. The seas were pretty rough (3-5'+) but the first choice took it like a champ. Catching fish makes you forget all about the rough seas. We had a great time catching a BUNCH of blackfin tuna... More 

Thank Brad H
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Capt Larry and Kiki did a great job of getting us on fish even though the mahi bite has been very sporadic. We had a couple of new people in our charter that had never been deep sea fishing and Capt Larry and Kiki did a great job. Highly recommended if you are in the Islamorada area!

Thank Mark N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

Capt. Larry and Casey went above and beyond fighting for every fish we could get on line. The end result.... 17 mahi and 2 nice size black fin tuna. Two 👍👍 thumbs up guys. We will be back.

Thank Scott M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2015 via mobile

This is our sixth trip out with Captain Larry and we have never been disappointed. He uses his vast knowledge of the ocean and fishing to meet your specific needs. We like mahi mahi and we always go home with a good catch. The boat is beautiful and I always have a great time on his boat. I am a... More 

Thank Laura L
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2015

we spent 2 great days fishing with Captain Larry Wren in April. The experience impressed me enough to write this, my first ever review. It started with the quick and helpful responses I got from Captain Larry two months prior to the actual fishing dates. Very friendly and helpful. I suspect we lucked out on the weather, but finding the... More 

Thank STAMD80
Rumford, Maine
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2015

Fished half a day with Capt. Larry and first mate Casey....they were terrific! Very friendly, very interactive and great fisherman. They made sure everyone on board had a great time and of course, caught some great fish. I would highly recommend these two fine men, you won't be sorry. We were sad when our trip was done, the time flew... More 

Thank Pam D
Valparaiso, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 March 2015

What a great experience. Larry and First Mate, Casey, were awesome. Brought home the most fish in the harbor that day! Our hope was to catch live bait and go for sailfish, but the live bait wasn't biting that day. We could have stayed longer to try for this, but Casey was very honest and upfront about chances and based... More 

Thank wgates8561
Robert Lee, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

I took my family of four out for a full day of fishing with with Capt.Larry and FM Casey. A bit apprehensive about going offshore, my daughters' fears were soon put to rest by the excellent crew. We caught lots of fish and Capt.Larry and Casey worked their tails off to insure that the day was action-packed. The only problem... More 

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