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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.

We often catch DOLPHIN, SAILFISH, SWORDFISH, MARLIN, KINGFISH and WAHOO.

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

Another great reef fishing charter off Marathon in the Fl Keys!

Nothing but fat snappers today!

Nothing but fat yellowtail snappers today. We did hook one nice size kingfish but a bull shark ate him at the boat. The colder months bring the large yellowtails to the reef. Reef fishing charters this time of year off Marathon are very productive and getting our limit of snapper is very common this time of year.

Huge yellowtail snapper caught off Marathon during a reef charter.

Huge yellowtail snapper aka "Flag"

Wayne’s hold his monster yellowtail aka “Flag” snapper. The reef is loaded with these trophy size snapper this time of year. Make sure you ask Capt. Doug about catching your “Flag” size snapper!

Limit of yellowtail snapper on a half day fishing charter off Marathon in the Fl Keys.

Limit of tails

Reef fishing for yellowtail snapper off Marathon has been red hot! We managed to get our limit for 3 people 30 fish in only a few hours. Reef fishing charters offer plenty of action without long rides to the fishing grounds.

Cero mackerel caught fishing the reef of Marathon in the Fl Keys. Reef charters offer a wide variety.

Cero mackeral

We caught this cero on a live ballyhoo fished back in our chum slick. One of the best things about reef fishing is the wide variety of fish you catch! Make sure you ask Capt. Doug about a reef charter off Marathon.

A reef trips scores the limit of yellowtails on a fishing charter off Marathon in the Fl Keys.

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Reef fishing charters this time of year produces big “flag” yellowtail. Make sure to ask Capt. Doug about a reef fishing charter. These are the best for families or clients that like steady action.

Flag yellowtail caught on a 3/4 day reef charter off Marathon in the Fl Keys.

Flag yellowtail

This was one of many large yellowtails we caught during a reef charter yesterday off Marathon. Reef charters offer consistent action!

A offshore charter filled with dolphin and tuna off Marathon in the Fl Keys.

Dolphin tuna

20 dolphin and 15 tunas made for a great offshore trip. We headed out to the hump tuna fishing and found plenty of dolphin on the way home. Offshore charters are the way to go for clients looking for big fish.

Melissa holding her yellowtail snapper caught off Marathon in the Fl Keys.

Melissa yellowtail

Yellowtail snapper charters offer the most amount of fishing time because of short distance we travel to the fishing grounds. These are also some of the best eating fish out there! This time of year we caught large yellowtails. Be sure to ask Capt. Doug about a yellowtail charters.

Another successful night snapper trip off Marathon in the Fl Keys.

night snapper trip

We had a mix of yellowtail and mangrove on our last night snapper trip. These are some of the best eating fish out there.

Shannon’s first mangrove snapper caught off Marathon in the Fl Keys.

Shannon

We donated a trip to help support wounded veterans last week off Marathon. Shannon was very happy to catch her first mangrove snapper.