Johnny Maddox Charters

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3502 Gulfview Avenue Marathon, FL 33050
Located at Keys Fisheries Market & Marina off 35th Street Bayside

Unique Sport Fishing

Experience sport fishing in North America's only living, natural reef with Johnny Maddox Charters SportFishing Adventures in Marathon, Florida. Based in the heart of the Florida Keys, our area offers one of the most beautiful and productive fishing destinations in the world. Save $50 on Full Day Snapper Trip

Equipment Provided

You don't need your own equipment to enjoy the thrill of sport fishing. We provide rods and reels, from the lite-tackle to the trolling gear. Of course you’re welcome to bring your favorite rod with ya. we’ve got the bait, and all the other gear you need. We put your hands on the rod, so you can have a full deep sea fishing experience. The only thing we don't provide is food for your trip, although we'll help you catch and clean your dinner.

Find Us At Our New Location At:
3502 Gulfview Avenue Marathon, FL 33050
Located at Keys Fisheries Market & Marina off 35th Street Bayside

Boat Charters

Charter one of our fully- quipped boats for as long as you need. Our charter boats can accommodate up to six guests and can be booked for:

Papa Pip'sā€ 29-ft. Topaz Express Pick Your Ship Pip's 36ā€ 36-ft. Bruel Express
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Fun for the Whole Family

Everyone will enjoy an adventure with Captain Johnny and his crew of professional captains and mates. From experienced sportsmen to families with kids. We love fishing with kids of all ages.

A Unique Environment

Marathon, on Vaca Key, is the center of the only living natural reef in North America. This translates into awesome fishing and diving opportunities. There is almost nowhere else in the world where you can fish in two different oceans on the same day.

Blue-Water Fishing

Hunt big game offshore in THE beautiful, blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean. If you want big blue-water adventures for slammer, dolphin, wahoo, and tuna, we can make your dreams come true. We also offer deep dropping to more than 1,000 feet for queen snapper and snowy grouper. Other fish you can catch include:

  • Sailfish
  • Permit
  • Grouper
  • Swordfish  
  • Tarpon
  • Cobia
  • Yellowtail
  • Sharks(see list below)
  • Mangrove
  • Snapper
  • Mutton Snapper
  • Hog Fish 
  • King
  • Mackerel
  • Tilefish
  • White & Blue Marlin 


You can even catch these toothy critters with Captain Johnny and his crew. We offer shark fishing for:

  • Hammerheads
  • Spinners
  • Bull Sharks
  • Black Tips

What TO and not to bring aboard

Bring your Sunscreen, towels, Sunglasses, snacks, sandwiches, bottle water and your favorite frosty beer. We will have plenty of ice. Making sure you and your party have a great time means that the boat has to be as safe as possible, and so we ask that you not bring aboard: firearms, drugs, hard liquor and glass bottles. It’s the 3 B’s of boating.  Glass Bottle’s + Boats = Blood. Any questions you give us a call at (866-381-9370) before your charter.

Contact us in Marathon, Florida, for fishing trips that your whole family will love.

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