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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.

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.


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

Night mangrove snapper fishing charter off Marathon in the Fl Keys.

Night mangs

We loaded up on mangrove snapper at the reef the other night. These fish are spawning this time of year and are plenty to take home for dinner.

Johnathin caught this blackfin tuna on a charter off Marathon fishing Monday afternoon.

Johnathon tuna

On our way out to the swordfish grounds off Marathon we stopped and caught a few blackfin tuna. Johnathin had a blast reeling these guys in. With such a long run to the fishing grounds we often come across plenty of fish on the way.

Night mangrove snapper charter fishing off Marathon in the Fl Keys.

night mangrove

Mangrove snapper spawn this time of year off Marathon. There is no better time to target them than at night. It also gives us a break from the heat. Night snapper trips are very productive in the summer months.

Erica’s yellowtail snapper caught on a 3/4 day charter off Marathon in the Fl Keys.

Erica yellowtail

Neil is holding Erica’s yellowtail snapper which she caught off Marathon. Reef trips often produce the most consistent action. Yellowtail snapper are some of the best eating fish.

Lobster charter during mini season off Marathon in the Fl Keys

mini sean 2014

Mini season lobster charter off Marathon. We got our limit by 11:00 am the first day of mini season. Mini season is a two day period when recreational anglers can harvest lobster before the commercial fisherman can harvest lobster. This two day season is very productive. The regular season opened August 6th and last time March.

Spearfishing charter off Marathon in the Fl Keys.

Debbie and Dan grouper

Debbie and Dan shot this red grouper while lobstering off Marathon. We often find nice size grouper in the same holes that hold lobster. Lobster and spearfishing charters are very popular this time of year. Make sure to ask Capt. Doug about these charters.

Spearfishing charter off Marathon.

Jeff grouper

Jeff shot this black grouper in 30ft off Marathon. He makes it look easier than it is!

Dolphin and tuna made for a great offshore fishing trip off Marathon.

offshore fishing

Offshore fishing charter produces some nice dolphin and tuna.