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Address: 11833 Overseas Hwy, Capt Hooks Marina, Marathon, FL 33050-3040
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Island Lure Charters is all about fishing and fun. Fishing the reef and...

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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Great Experience, lots of fish!

Highly recommend captain TJ, experienced charter fishing. He will ask you what you're fishing for and make recommendations for ocean or bay side. It was a windy day for us, so we... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Jen621
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New Brighton
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New Brighton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Highly recommend captain TJ, experienced charter fishing. He will ask you what you're fishing for and make recommendations for ocean or bay side. It was a windy day for us, so we chose bay side. Fish did not stop biting. You don't have to know how to fish either and he will bait your hooks and take fish off. We... More 

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New Virginia, IA USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Weather and wind were a bit dicey but Captain TJ got us out on the reef for a great 1/2 day of fishing.........and managed to catch our limit. Great environment with a laid back "keys" style......definitely has the customer first attitude!.......would go again today if I was back in the keys!

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Thank IAhawks88
Milton, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took a trip out to the Marathon Hump. Everything we could ask for and more! I had my two boys 21 and 17 years old that have spent many hours walleye fishing in Wisconsin. Capt. TJ told as what to do and let us catch the fish. He changed things up a little bit and still couldn`t keep up... More 

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Thank tslipke
Pound Ridge, New York, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Brought my 10 and 9 year old boys for a fantastic day of fishing. TJ was terrific with the boys. We got on the fish ok at the first stop, but our second location was incredible. We all caught our limit and the boat and captain were terrific.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent day of fishing with Capt. TJ. Dropped us on the fish and kept us busy all morning. We will definitely go fishing with him again.

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Thank Jerry M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

We just got off the water with Captain Tj and let me tell you it was the best fishing trip I've ever been on. Cpn TJ was very professional and easy to deal with and setting up the trip and staying informed. He was prompt at the dock, and his boat was pristinely kept. He was very flexible to fishing... More 

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Thank Brian R
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Captain T.J. Is the best! He is awesome with explaining the techniques to use to catch those fish. His boat is super clean and very organized. We had a wonderful time today catching yellowtail and will be eating well tonight! Can't wait to go again.

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Thank Jennifer L
Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017

This was our first time ever doing any sort of fishing in the ocean. Captain TJ was a great teacher. His boat is meticulously clean and very comfortable. It was a bit windy when we went out, and he was very accommodating in keeping us comfortable with the waves. But the best part: I couldn't believe how incredible the fishing... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017

WE went fishing out of Capt. Hooks Marina and were fishing just 25 minutes after leaving the dock. The Atlantic was somewhat rough but TJ's boat is wide and has comfort pads around the gunnels so your knees don't get beat up. But the big attraction is Capt. TJ himself. He is so very knowledgeable and is able to adjust... More 

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Thank FNegaard
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016

We normally stay in Marathon but drove down from Key Biscayne to go out with TJ. Another great afternoon. Great guy, great fishing. My daughter was killing it. All the yellow fin snapper we could catch. We would highly recommend going out with Captain TJ. We cannot wait to go out again next year.

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