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Florida Keys Fishing & Tournaments

We’d love to get you hooked on fishing during your stay in the Florida Keys, the Sportfishing Capital of the World! Fishing options are endless. Whether you want to hunt big game fish in blue water, stalk snook in the backcountry, or anything in between we’ve got you covered.

Backcountry Fishing on Skiff Boat

$500.00 ½ day, $600.00 ¾ day and $700 full day for 1 or 2 anglers​ and $100.00 for each additional angler max 3 anglers. Fly or Spin Reel. 

Backcountry or Patch Reef Fishing on Bay Boat (22ft - 24ft) 

$550.00 ½ day, $650.00 ¾ day and​ $750.00 full day for 1 or 2 anglers and $100.00 for each additional angler max 4 anglers. Spin Reel. 

Reef Fishing on Center Console­ Boat

$750.00 ½ day, $900.00 ¾ day and $1,050.00 full day for 1-­4 ​anglers.

Offshore Fishing on Center Console­ Boat

$800.00 ½ day , $950.00 ¾ day and $1,050.00 full day for 1­-4​ anglers.

Reef or Offshore Fishing on Sportfish Boat

Prices start at $900.00 ½ day, $1,150.00 ¾ day and​  $1,350.00 full day for 1­-6 anglers. 

Family Fun Fishing Charter or Combination Charter 

Create special moments you and your loved ones will cherish forever.  Get the little ones out on the water in a private and serene setting to try fishing, snorkeling, or just take in the sights of the American Caribbean.  This special trip can be customized to fit your needs. 

$400 for up to four people.  $50 per person each additional, up to six passengers total.  Each additional hour is $100. 

Contact us at (305) 517-4451 or by email at for more information and to make advance reservations.

Note: trip schedule, pricing, and availability are subject to change without notice. Trip minimums may apply. All trips (except fishing charters) subject to 7.5% sales tax. 

Tournaments at Cheeca

Aptly named the Sportfishing Capital of the World, Islamorada is home to numerous fishing tournaments throughout the year. One of the most prestigious is Cheeca Lodge’s own Presidential Sailfish Tournament held each January. Started by former president George H.W. Bush in 1990, this tournament has become an annual favorite of serious anglers worldwide and is a part of the Gold Cup Series of sailfish tournaments. Discerning anglers from across the country visit Cheeca every fall to fish for some of the most elusive gamefish in the world at the Annual Cheeca Lodge All American Backcountry Tournament. Click below to learn more about these