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Drop Back Fishing Charters

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84001 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3408
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Caught 50 pounds of Mahi-Mahi

We went out with Captain John and First mate Gary and they warned us before we left harbor that we... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Jeff K
GREAT evening trip

This family of 4 had an awesome trip. Captain Jon said he would keep the poles bent and he did... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
heathsapp
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The Drop Back is a 40 foot custom charter fishing boat specifically designed for reef, wreck and offshore fishing in the Florida Keys. We are conveniently located at the Postcard Inn and Marina at the world famous Holiday Isle , MM 84.5, near all of Islamorada's famous restaurants and attractions. The Florida Keys' waters offer a wide variety of species, from sport fish including Sailfish and Marlin to excellent eating fish such as Dolphin (Mahi-Mahi), Tuna, Wahoo, and Yellowtail Snapper. Let our highly skilled professional crew guide and assist you while tackling your trophy catch. Captain Jon Reynolds and his courteous, friendly crew welcome you aboard the Drop Back for a Florida Keys fishing experience of a lifetime!
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84001 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3408
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We went out with Captain John and First mate Gary and they warned us before we left harbor that we might have to go some distance before we ran into any Mahi-Mahi. Less than one hour into the trip, Captain John spotted an old bucket...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This family of 4 had an awesome trip. Captain Jon said he would keep the poles bent and he did! Fishing started off a little slow while the sun was still high. But then "fish on" for about two hours solid! In your face sharks...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Captain John was great!! Told us the rods would stay bent and that is exactly what happened! Had the time of our lives!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had an absolute blast aboard the Drop Back, limiting out on dolphin and catching some huge snappers! Captain Jon and Gary were super friendly while still being serious, focused, and determined put us on the fish, and help us learn the...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2018

Fished with Capt John and 1st Mate Gary this weekend. Great guys, really know their fishing. Boat and equipment top notch! We ll def be back

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you for coming out with us! We appreciate your business and hope you guys come back out with us again. Thanks for the great review. Captain Jon

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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Captain Jon and FM Gary were Fantastic! They suggested what fishing would be best for the day and they were right! We were on fish quickly and there wasn’t much down time during our 3/4 day trip. Everything from tuna, Mahi and Jack. They even...More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

What a beautiful day on the water that was! You can’t beat good weather and good fishing! I’m so glad you guys enjoyed yourselves. It was great having you all on the boat and thank you for taking the time to write this review! Captain...More

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Captain Jon & first mate Gary made our first time catching mahi a memorable one. We caught 20 yellowtail snapper, 10 mahi and a huge amberjack, we couldn't have asked for a better day of catching. Will definitely use Drop Back Fishing Charters again and...More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Thank you for choosing us! It sounds like a great day of fishing. I hope we can do it again soon. Thanks for everything. Captain Jon

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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Captain Jon and mate Gary were extremely knowledgeable, hard working, and reliable. We had a wonderful time catching Mahi Mahi and snapper. They were very patient and taught us a few cool technics that our group had never heard of. “ got to keep that...More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

On the Drop Back, we want you to leave the boat a better angler! Teaching our customers allows us to have more successful days together! I’m glad you guys enjoyed the day with us and we hope to see you again soon! Thanks for the...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Second year with Captain Jon and it was great again on both days. On the first day we hit some yellowtail snapper (20), then caught a 25 lb amberjack and finished with 15-20 Mahi Mahi. On the second day the conditions weren't great for them,...More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

We had a couple of great days with you guys! It was a pleasure having you guys on the boat and working as a team each day. Adapting to changing conditions and working hard as a team is what makes it all come together during...More

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Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Our group (3 adults, a 17y/o, and a 11 y/o) had a great afternoon fishing on the Drop Back. Captain Jon and First Mate Gary put us on fish the entire afternoon. More importantly they were both extremely easy to work with and genuinely interested...More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 May 2018

Catching fish and having a good time doing it is our goal every day! I am so glad to hear that you guys did both with us. Thank you for choosing us and for taking the time to write this great review! Captain Jon

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