Deep Sea Fishing

Catch 22

Catch22 Fishing Charters
Captain Scott Stanczyk
79851 Overseas Highway
(Mile Marker 79.8) Islamorada, Florida Keys

305-664-2461 | 1-800-742-7945 | Email:

The new Catch 22 is the flagship of Bud N’ Mary’s fleet. Custom designed by Craig Blackwell, this is the ultimate Sportfisherman! It is a 54′ vessel powered by twin 800HP M.A.N Engines. She is fast and comfortable, with a large cockpit for all the fishing space you will need. The interior is plush with A/C and all the comforts of home. The Catch 22 is captained by ScottStanczyk. He has a 25 year history at Bud N’ Mary’s, fishing 250 days a year. During this time he has helped many captains who presently operate out of the marina today. Scott has fished and placed in almost every tournament held in Islamorada, and has appeared in numerous TV shows. He has also been subject to many fishing articles by outdoor writers who have fished in Islamorada in the past 1/4 century! Scott is also part owner of Bud N’ Mary’s along with his brother Richard and is an important part of day to day.

Capt Randy Towe

Capt Randy Towe
305 -394-2667

Capt. Randy has lived in Islamorada, one of islands in the chain of islands in the Florida Keys since 1984, great fishing is his passion. From offshore to flats and backcountry fishing, he’s anxious to share his knowledge with people who want to learn how to fish better, with helpful tips and techniques or just catching fish having fun not being at work, he enjoys teaching young kids how to fish.

Depending on when you plan your trip to the Florida Keys we have some of the best offshore fishing in the world with Sailfish, Swordfish, Tuna, Wahoo and Dolphin are only a few of the Pelagic fish we have.


Red Fish Sportfishing
Captain Merv Finch
79851 Overseas Highway
(Mile Marker 79.8) Islamorada, Florida Keys

Enjoy Florida Keys charter fishing at it’s best. We fish the fertile waters of Islamorada on the comfortable air conditioned fishing rigged 44′ sportfisherman Redfish.

Islamorada, the Sportfishing capital of the world, provides a wide variety of deep sea and reef fishing options year round. We offer Keys fishing charters that target such species as dolphin (mahi-mahi), sailfish, grouper, snapper, kingfish, swordfish, wahoo, tuna, cobia, marlin and jacks.

We use techniques that include drifting, slow, medium and fast trolling, chumming at anchor, flying kites, deep dropping with conventional and electric reels, and employ live bait, rigged natural bait and artificials. We use top of the line Penn fishing tackle that is meticulously maintained for reliable performance

The Redfish is rigged with the latest safety and fish finding equipment, as well as offering a comfortable air-conditioned cabin. We welcome families and anglers regardless of their fishing expertise.

We are located at the world famous Bud n’ Mary’s Fishing Marina at mile marker 79.8 oceanside in Islamorada, Florida Keys.


Cloud Nine Fishing Charters
Capt. Greg Eklund
Bud N Mary’s Marina
Mile Marker 79.5, 79851Overseas Highway
Islamorada, FL 33036
(305) 360-7476

A Islamorada charter fishing trip can be the experience of a lifetime. Many anglers rate the fishing in Islamorada as some of the best in the world. The rich waters of the Gulfstream current and the bait schools of the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary produce an incredible year round fishery. It is time you came to see for yourself what is waiting for you in Islamorada, the Sport Fishing Capital of the World and Florida Keys Charter Fishing gem. Come join us on the Cloud Nine for a Islamorada Fishing Trip of a lifetime!

Capt. Greg Eklund has been guiding Sportsman to their dreams for most of his life. Through out his career he has developed many techniques that he and his anglers have used to catch more fish. He has also won more than 15 Blue Marlin, Sailfish and Dolphin tournaments in the Florida Keys and Carribean in the past 10 years. Most recently, afirst place win in the 2011 Central Abaco leg of the Bahamas Billfish Championship and third place in the 2011 Islamorada Junior Sailfish Tournament. As a professional charter captain and accomplished angler he shares his experience with anglers of all levels. Capt. Eklund says “Islamorada offers my anglers an amazing opportunity to catch more than 50 species of game fish. In fact it is common for our guests to catch a variety of species every day.”


Kalex – 48′ Custom Marine Management hull
Captain Alex Adler
Bud N’ Mary’s Marina
79851 Overseas Highway
Islamorada, fL 33036

The Kalex is a 48′ Custom Marine Management hull with Twin Diesel engines. It was built and designed by Alex’s father and himself. Capt. Alex Adler has 35 years of sportfishing experience at Bud N’ Mary’s Marina. He is an Innovator of many fishing techniques locally and abroad. He has won multiple tournaments as a captain, mate, and angler since 1971 to now. The Kalex loves fishing for sailfish, blue marlin, and giant bluefin tuna internationally. Fishing is Alex’s passion, and everyday brings a new experience! We welcome aboard families, unexperience anglers, children, and professionals as well. As the seasons change we fish a variety of locations including reefs, wrecks, and in the gulfstream. Generally we use light tackle and fly. The Kalex has been featured on Bass Proshops Outdoor World, Roland Martin, Reel Adventures, TNN, FOX, and ESPN networks. The mates on the Kalexhave been fishing with Alex for many years and know how to work as a professional fishing team.

Gonfishin V

Captain Glen Miller
Captain Glen Miller
Bud N’ Mary’s Marina
79851 Overseas Highway
Islamorada, FL 33036

Captain Glen purchased the Gonfishin V in 1996 after working on a few other reputable charter boats, he decided to take the plunge into ownership. He has done a complete makeover on the boat, recently repowering her with brand new John Deere motors. She is well equipped with first class fishing tackle, and has one of the largest cockpits in the Keys, allowing plenty of room to spread out and enjoy your fishing excursion. The Gonfishin V is available for 1/2, 3/4 and full fishing days. Certain times of the year, we offer afternoon trips, targeting shark and tarpon. I am well known around Islamorada as “Captain Midnight” This means that I am not on a time clock regarding my charters, my fishing day ends when I feel I have put in 120% for my customers, Ask any of them. After finishing your charter with me, you too will be on my repeat client list. Please contact me for your offshore trip and I’ll guarantee that I will exceed your expectations.


Man O War Sportfishing Boat

Captain Travis Dickens
Bud N’ Mary’s Marina
79851 Overseas Highway
Islamorada, Florida 33036
(305) 842-1388

The Man O War is a 46′ custom carolina sportfishing boat. She is a vintage vessel, and has had a lot of work put into her. Capt. Travis Dickens has been fishing out of Bud N’ Mary’s for a while now and has done an excellent job running this boat! As you can see the interior has been setup very nicely, and she has A/C.


Relentless Sportfishing
Captain Paul Ross
Bud N’ Mary’s Marina
79851 Overseas Highway
Islamorada, FL 33036

Relentless is a 48′ Custom Sportfish powered by new Cummins QSM11′s, with AC, Microwave, and T.V.

We are equipped with all tackle from fly rods and 6lb. test spintackle to 80lb. Internationals available for whatever we may encounter during our trip offshore. We welcome everyone from beginners and families with small children, to experienced anglers.

While fishing in Islamorada you have a wide variety of species available during your charter day, such as: Yellowtail Snapper, Kingfish, Dolphin, Tuna, Cobia, Sailfish, Marlin, Grouper, Wahoo and many more with an average running time of only 25 minutes from Bud N’ Mary’s Marina.

Captain Paul Ross is a second generation charter captain who knows what it takes to give you the ultimate fishing experience while making your day aboard the Relentless a comfortable one.

Pretty Work

Pretty Work Charters
Bud N’ Mary’s Marina
79851 Overseas Highway
Islamorada, FL 33036

Welcome to J & A Charters, your gateway to two prime fishing destinations: Florida Keys Fishing and Ocean City, MD fishing charters. We have two well-known boats, “Pretty Work”, our 46′ Whiticar and “That’s Right“, our 50′ Evans which has the unique advantage of being licensed to carry up to 20 passengers. Both boats are currently based out of the Florida Keys (Islamorada and Key West).

Strictly Business

Captain Wes King
Bud N’ Mary’s Marina
79851 Overseas Hwy
Islamorada, FL 33036
(305) 393-8710

“Strictly Business” is a 38 ft. Bertram Sport Fishing vessel which offers offshore fishing and deep sea fishing. This boat will allow you to fish offshore and the reef for Sailfish, Snapper,Grouper, Cobia and King Mackerel or move to deeper waters for Amberjack, Dolphin, and Tuna.

Captain Mike has fished the Gulf for over 25 years and knows where and how to catch these fish. We can do all this in the comfort and safety of a sport fishing vessel that is furnished with an air conditioning and a restroom.

“Strictly Business” offers a huge fishing deck area. She is rigged for fishing and trolling and easily accommodates up to 6 anglers. This year she has been totally upgraded with two 370 horsepower Yanmar diesel engines. What this means is a much faster and more dependable boat to get us out where the fish are! She can cruise along at 26 knots. She always knows where the fish go to school!

Reel McCoy

Reel McCoy offshore charter boat
Captain George McElveen
79851 Overseas Highway
Islamorada, fL 33036

The Reel McCoy is a fast, comfortable offshore charter boat ready to show you what Florida Keys fishing is all about.

Capt. George McElveen has been fishing since he was a small boy all over the east coast and throughout the Bahamas, Carribean and in the Keys for the past ten years. The Reel McCoy has won and placed in several tournaments. The boat has a clean, air-conditioned cabin with comfortable seating.

Capt. George encourages families and groups of up to six people to come and experience the interesting and phenomenal fishing the Keys are famous for. During the months of October-April you can catch sailfish, cobia, wahoo, tuna, king fish, snapper and grouper among others. May-September you will see numerous dolphin (mahi-mahi), occasional blue marlin, wahoo and tuna. Let the crew of The Reel McCoy give you an experience you will never forget.


Reef Runner Charters
Capt John Gargan

Whale Harbor Marina & Resort
Islamorada, FL 33036

Catch the excitement of a fun-filled day fishing aboard the 40′ Custom Sportsfisherman “Reef Runner”.

Hattatude Charters

Hattatude Charters
Captain Ron Brack


Here’s your chance to go on a Florida Keys offshore sport fishing charter. Fish the offshore reefs and waters of Islamorada, including the famous “Islamorada Hump”. Enjoy year-round light tackle big-game fishing in fully air-conditioned comfort.

Families and anglers of all ages are welcome aboard. We provide tackle, bait, a large cooler with plenty of ice, and can accommodate up to six anglers. All fish that are not released, will be cleaned and packaged for you free of charge. Most any of our fine local restaurants will be happy to cook your catch for you.