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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.

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.


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.