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Island Lure Charters

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11833 Overseas Hwy, Capt Hooks Marina, Marathon, FL 33050-3040
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Great Fishing Trip

Five of us recently went out with Capt. TJ -me, my wife and 3 teenagers. Capt. TJ was great. He put... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
DeanCalidris
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Sarasota, Florida
Fantastic day of fishing

Our first time fishing with Capt. TJ and it was a great time. Lots of nice sized yellow tail and 2... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Joe S
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Island Lure Charters is all about fishing and fun. Fishing the reef and wrecks to offshore and bay we catch snapper, grouper, mackerel, mahi, tuna, and much more. The Island Lure is a clean and comfortable boat that is owned and operated by Capt TJ and will cater to meet the needs and desires of each and every fishing trip. From the experienced angler to novice I will do all I can to provide a fun,safe and productive day on the water. Specializing in family fishing trips everybody is welcomed on the Island Lure.
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11833 Overseas Hwy, Capt Hooks Marina, Marathon, FL 33050-3040
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Five of us recently went out with Capt. TJ -me, my wife and 3 teenagers. Capt. TJ was great. He put us on a bunch of yellow tailed snappers and worked hard to put me on a grouper, which unfortunately, I couldn't land. We also...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

Our first time fishing with Capt. TJ and it was a great time. Lots of nice sized yellow tail and 2 nice black grouper. TJ came through as advertised. He was very attentive and explained everything to us. Well worth it. You will not be...More

Thank Joe S
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Reviewed 25 April 2018

We had a great 1/2-day trip with Island Lure Charters and Captain TJ. He was ready to go and the boat was very clean. We had a nice ride out and he got set up to fish quickly. TJ was extremely patient with a couple...More

Thank Linda C
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

I finally was able to come down to Marathon and fish. Many Charter Captains either lost their boats, their marina dockings or their canals are so filled up with debris that they are not able to work. Things are so improved now. I have fished...More

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Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We did a half day charter, reef fishing with Island Lure Charters and Captain TJ. He met us at the dock ready to go when we arrived. TJ is super friendly and made my family feel welcome from the beginning. He runs a very clean...More

Thank Scott L
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

Had a great time with Capt TJ! He got us out to the hump and we got our fill of tuna. After the tuna quit biting we hit the wreck and got all we could handle on the amberjack. He cleaned our tuna and cut...More

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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We did a half day reef & wreck trip and had a lot of fun! This is our second trip with TJ and can't recommend him enough! See you soon!

Thank Dan K
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I booked a shark fishing trip with Captain TJ for the end of July with my two young sons. We booked a morning from 7.30am to midday. I organised the trip over the phone and TJ was very helpful and organising the trip was easy....More

Thank Daniel J
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Reviewed 25 July 2017

Trolling and casting for dolphin, 8 keepers and a Wahoo made a fun day, Have fished with TJ many times over the years and always enjoy the trips,

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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We went out for a half day trip and it was awesome. Captain TJ was the best. It was me my wife and four kids. He made sure the kids had a good time and was very patient with them. Will definitely book another trip...More

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