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Let Captain Doug Kelley customize a Florida Keys Fishing CharterĀ trip to meet your personal ideal deep sea fishing trip. Come fish the Florida Keys with Captain Doug aboard Hooked UP II.

Captain Doug Kelley is located in the heart of the Florida Keys...Marathon, Florida.

With quick access to the Atlantic Ocean and Florida Bay, Captain Doug can meet all your fishing dreams.


If you prefer to fish just off the reef, Captain Doug can take you where the GROUPER and SNAPPER are plentiful.

We caught this big bull dolphin on a charter off Marathon in the FL Keys.

Big bull dolphin caught of Marathon.

While running the Finnz Up Charter we caught this monster bull dolphin on light tackle. WE did manage to catch about a dozen schoolies was well.

John caught this bull dolphin on a offshore charter off Marathon.

Johnathin dolphin

We fished the bull and cow tournament last week and caught some nice fish. Didn’t place but great time were had by all!!

Spinner shark caught on a 6hr shark charter off Marathon with Capt. Doug.

shark fishing

This one of few sharks we caught today. These sharks jump when hook and put up a great fight. Ask Capt. Doug about sharks fishing trips.

Tarpon charter fishing off Marathon pays off!

Tarpon action at Bahia Honda

Deidre caught this 65lb tarpon fishing off Marathon. This was her first tarpon and she did a great job getting the fish to the boat. Tarpon fishing has been red hot at the bridges and should continue through out the month.

Bull shark caught off Marathon on a shark fishing charter.


This was one of many large bull sharks we caught and released yesterday. Shark fishing charters offer something for everyone in the family. We release all sharks unharmed,

Shark fishing charters off Marathon are producing great numbers of big fish.

Lemon mouth

Shark fishing in Marathon Fl Keys. After taking a quick picture this 150lb lemon shark was released. Make sure to ask Capt. Doug about shark fishing charters

Monster amberjack caught off Marathon on a offshore fishing charter.

Jenny and Andy are locals that wanted to fish offshore before relocating. We managed to catch this 65lb plus amberjack in 200ft of water. This guy put up on heck of a fight but Andy had it under control. Make sure to ask Capt. Doug about a charter fishing the wrecks offshore. They have been very productive and will continue for the next few months.

Matt caught this kingfish on a flat line on a 3/4 charter off Marathon in the Fl Keys

Marathon charter fishing

While fishing a wreck Matt caught this kingfish on our fishing charter yesterday. Florida Keys offers many different types of fishing trips.

Melissa’s first blacktip shark caught on a fishing charter off Marathon in the FL Keys.

Melissa's blacktip shark was bitten in half by a bull shark while she was bring it to the boat!

Since we had strong winds we decided to fish the bay. Melissa caught this small blacktip shark but while she was reeling it in a large bull shark came and bit the tail clean off!! Very exciting as it happen right next to the boat. Come book your next FL Keys fishing charter with Capt. Doug on the “Hooked Up II”.

Payton caught this fat black grouper off Marathon on a fishing charter with Capt. Doug yesterday.

Payton's first black grouper caught off Marathon Key.

We caught this nice size black grouper on a 1/2 day fishing charter off Marathon in the Fl Keys. Even though we were targeting yellowtail we still get many other species of fish. Unfortunately grouper season is closed so after a quick picture the fish was released unharmed.

Florida Keys fishing charters at its finest! Marathon offers some of the best fishing that the Keys has to offer.

Ray caught this redfish while fishing a wreck in the bay off Marathon in the Florida Keys with Capt. Doug.

Ray was visiting from Montana and took a fishing charter out of Marathon in the Florida Keys with Capt. Doug Kelley. This was one of three large bull redfish we caught along with our limit of mangrove snapper. Despite the 60 degree weather and 25 knot winds we still managed to catch these trophy size redfish. One of the nice things about Marathon is even with heavy winds there are still many places we can fish and still be very productive. Many captains cancel trips due to strong winds but with a little local knowledge most days we can still make it happen.

Monster redfish caught on a fishing charter in the bay off Marathon with Capt. Doug.

Shawn caught this monster bull redfish back in the bay.

Shawn caught her first big bull redfish in the bay off Marathon on a 3/4 day fishing charter. With windy conditions we often fish the bay. We caught of limit of snapper and a few of these oversized redfish. This is a trophy size redfish! Come book your next Florida Keys fishing charter with Capt. Doug and let him put you on a fish of a lifetime!