We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Key Flat Charters

Sugarloaf Marina, 17015 Overseas Highway, Sugarloaf Key, FL 33042-3681
Save
Review Highlights
Awesome guide and awesome fishing

I have been privileged to have many awesome fishing guides in places such as Alaska, Montana and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Luke-Conlon18
,
Bozeman, Montana
via mobile
An experience tough to beat!

Luke is a wealth of knowledge and is very personable, truly a joy to share the boat with! My dad... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Andy C
via mobile
Read all 40 reviews
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
More
Florida Keys & Key West flats/backcountry fishing charters with Captain Luke Kelly. Key Flat Charters is independently owned and operated by myself, I offer a professional, patient, and easy-going charter fishing service with guaranteed results. I have lived in the Lower Florida Keys my entire life, and I invite all skill level anglers. Specializing in fly fishing, or light-tackle spin fishing. Sight-fishing shallow water for hard pulling gamefish such as tarpon, permit, bonefish, barracuda, jacks, and shark. All fish are caught and released (excluding mangrove snapper). Snapper can be filleted and brought to a local restaurant for your dining pleasure if so desired. Thanks for checkin it out!
  • Excellent100%
  • Very good0%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“captain luke” (13 reviews)
“great guide” (6 reviews)
“lower keys” (4 reviews)
LOCATION
Sugarloaf Marina, 17015 Overseas Highway, Sugarloaf Key, FL 33042-3681
Write a ReviewReviews (40)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"captain luke"
in 13 reviews
"great guide"
in 6 reviews
"lower keys"
in 4 reviews
"fish"
in 31 reviews
"my dad"
in 3 reviews
"the florida keys"
in 7 reviews
"great attitude"
in 2 reviews
"caught tarpon"
in 2 reviews
"next year"
in 3 reviews
"two days"
in 2 reviews
"permit"
in 11 reviews
"kelly"
in 11 reviews
"respect"
in 4 reviews
"clients"
in 6 reviews
"hook"
in 5 reviews
"flats"
in 12 reviews
"land"
in 3 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 40 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been privileged to have many awesome fishing guides in places such as Alaska, Montana and now Florida. I can easily say Luke is the best. He put us on big tarpon every day, provided quality fly rods and was a great tarpon fishing...More

Thank Luke-Conlon18
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Luke is a wealth of knowledge and is very personable, truly a joy to share the boat with! My dad and I have always dreamed about a tarpon/permit flats trip and we finally pulled the trigger. We booked Luke for three days near the end...More

Thank Andy C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 18 June 2017

Captain Luke Kelly is a real pro. He's a super easy going guy who's lots of fun to spend the day with and I cannot imagine that there is anyone who knows this fishery better or is better at giving clients shots at these fish....More

Thank Pigwidgeon1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 8 June 2017

Fished with Luke May 23rd and 24th, this is the third year I've fished with him, really been impressed and enjoyed each trip. I've fished with Bay Guides, Bass Guides and Offshore Charters, He definitely gets an Excellent rating. Have him booked for two days...More

Thank Jake W
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We fished with Captain Luke Kelly one day last week and had a fabulous time. Both my fishing partner and I caught tarpon on light spinning gear, awesome experience. Of the half dozen charters my buddy and I have done from Islamorada to Key West,...More

Thank capefisherman01
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Folks I'm telling you, I've had enough guides in my life to know a good one, a bad one and a great one and captain Luke is a great one. Works his butt off all day to PUT you on fish all day long. Up...More

Thank ronmcbee
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Luke was great to work with. The guy can spot a fish from a serious distance and tell you exactly where to cast. Very knowledgeable of the backcountry and eager to help you get to the fish. Went out on a pretty windy day and...More

Thank Jason E
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We only had one day to get on the water but it was well worth it! Luke was very accommodating to us.. being Tanya's 1st real fishing trip so on spinning with pinfish. While I wanted to try for a tarpon or bonefish on the...More

Thank TrvlgMan
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This was my second trip to the Florida Keys. I am an avid fly fisher and want to make the Keys a part of travels at least once a year. I booked a trip with Luke for August 3-5th. The fishing was tough, especially for...More

Thank Nikolaus R
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 4 July 2016

I was a Colorado fly fishing guide for 10 years and have been fly fishing for 45 years, so my perspective is different than most reviewers. Fishers who understand the true experience of fishing with a guide know it is the guide that "makes" the...More

Thank Bill F
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all Sugarloaf Key Hotels
Sugarloaf Lodge
296 reviews
2.17 km away
Venture Out Resort
116 reviews
8.03 km away
Melody Key
8 reviews
11.72 km away
Looe Key Reef Resort
191 reviews
14.88 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Mangrove Mama's
1,033 reviews
4.19 km away
Square Grouper
1,431 reviews
7.87 km away
Sugarloaf Lodge Hotel and Tiki Bar
18 reviews
2.08 km away
My New Joint
161 reviews
7.88 km away
Nearby Attractions
Skydive Key West
169 reviews
2.81 km away
Capt. Clint Moore
34 reviews
4.43 km away
Tackle Buster Charters
68 reviews
5.30 km away
Reelax Charters
57 reviews
1.94 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Key Flat Charters staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit
;