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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.

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

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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!

Big bull shark caught off Marathon last week. Shark fishing charters offer exciting action with big fish.

Big bull shark coming to the boat off Marathon in the Fl Keys.

We caught this big bull on a shark fishing charter off Marathon in the Fl Keys. Shark fishing charters offer the opportunity to pull on big fish. Almost all sharks are released unharmed unless we catch a good eating shark. Come book your next charter with Capt. Doug.

Bryan caught his cobia fishing a Gulf wreck off Marathon in the Fl Keys. Come book your next fishing charter with Capt. Doug.

Bryan cobia

Wrecks in the Gulf off Marathon are very productive this time of year for cobia just ask Bryan. We had a great day catching sharks, cobia, grouper, snapper, hogfish, jacks among other. Fishing in the bay offer a wide variety of fish and is perfect for when the weather doesn’t cooperate.

Hammerhead shark caught on a offshore fishing charter off Marathon in the Florida Keys.

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This was 1 of 3 large hammerheads we caught on an offshore fishing charter off Marathon today. While fishing for sailfish we often catch other large predators. These guys put up on heck of a fight in deep water. Ask Capt. Doug about a offshore fishing charter!

Flag size yellowtail snapper caught on a half day charter off Marathon Key.

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Reef fishing is a great type of trip for half day fishing charters. This trip offers the most fishing time with a short run from the dock. Yellowtail snapper are some of the best eating fish out there.