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Address: Sugarloaf Marina, 17015 Overseas Highway, Sugarloaf Key, FL 33042-3681
Phone Number: +1 305-304-3152
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Florida Keys & Key West flats/backcountry fishing charters with Captain...

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!

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A Frigate Bird a bonus with Luke!

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 September 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 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 fly, after not doing it for years. Luke knows the water and where to maximize... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles 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 the time of year. However, Luke finds the fish. Fly Fishing for Bonefish, Tarpon, and... More 

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Loveland, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 trip. It was a real pleasure fishing with Luke for the 3 days we were... More 

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Buffalo, ny
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

I almost don't want to tell people how good Capt. Luke just so I can keep it a secret for myself. I've fished 3 years with Capt. Luke, and am scheduled again for this year. He's very competent, great attitude and works his butt off for you. He put's you right on the fish, it's up to you to make... More 

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Bradenton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2015

I have fished with Captain Luke numerous times. He knows the waters the Lower Keys to Key West and west of Key West. I caught my first Keys bonefish with him in June. I've caught tarpon with him as well. He loves being a guide and he loves the resource.

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Monroe, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2015

If you're looking for a guide in the Keys, Captain Luke is your guy. It was my first ever trip for tarpon. We coasted into a flat at daybreak and tarpon fins cut the surface, dozens of them. He was patient and a deft coach. Within an hour, I hooked my first fish - yes, my first. Because there was... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2015

Captain Luke provided exactly what I'd hoped for: a chance for my husband to land a great fish in the Florida Keys. You'll be more than happy with his knowledge of the area. Word to the wise: use the facilities before you hit the dock!

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Nags Head, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2015

Captain Luke Kelly had us on fish and kept us on fish for two strait days. He was extremely patient which is really saying something. My dad and I are not exactly accomplished anglers. Nonetheless, we were rewarded with the permit of a lifetime and a great experience. He fills up fast so book him if you can get him.

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Kennesaw, ga
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2015

My wife and I went on our first guided salt water fishing trip with Luke, and we couldn't have enjoyed it more. I really wanted to catch fish on the fly rod, and despite the wind and my casting misadventures, Luke never became frustrated with me, and kept encouraging me to keep at it, and kept giving me more chances... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2014

Captain Luke is an outstanding guide. We were in key west for our honeymoon and my wife gets sea sick easy so we picked flats fishing. If you are in key west it is well worth the trip up to sugarloaf key for a relaxing day of flats fishing. We booked a 6 hr trip and started the day landing... More 

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