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Leatherneck Backcountry Fishing Charter

Islamorada, Florida, United States Check out Map

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We at Leatherneck Backcountry Fishing strive to provide our guests with the ultimate Fly Fishing, Light-tackle and Conventional Angling in the Florida Keys.
Florida's Fish population ranges from migratory species passing thru to the hundreds of species that call these waters home. We have snapper and grouper on reefs and ship wrecks, Backcountry shallow water fish made for sight fishing, Gorgeous deep water Pelagics that love to feed on the surface, and sharp teeth man eating Sharks that will test even the heaviest gear to its limits.

Fishing Equipment

  • Gaff
  • Live bait
  • Lures
  • Rods
  • reels & tackle

Fish Species

  • Billfish - Black Marlin
  • Bonefish
  • Cobia
  • Drums - Red Drum
  • Jacks - Almaco Jack
  • Jacks - Banded Rudderfish
  • Jacks - Blue Runner
  • Jacks - Crevalle Jack
  • Jacks - Florida Pompano
  • Jacks - Greater Amberjack
  • Jacks - Lesser Amberjack
  • Jacks - Palometa
  • Jacks - Permit
  • Mackerel - Cero Mackerel
  • Mackerel - King Mackerel
  • Mackerel - Spanish Mackerel
  • Mackerel - Wahoo
  • Mahi Mahi
  • Permit
  • Shark
  • Snapper - Red Snapper
  • Snook
  • Tarpon
  • Trout - Spotted Seatrout

Water Type


Tarpon, Permit, Bonefish, Redfish, Trout, Cobia, Jacks, Sharks, Mackerel, Barracuda, Snook and more! Islamorada may be the only place on Earth where it is possible to catch a sailfish offshore and pursue bonefish, permit, tarpon, snook and redfish in just inches of water in the backcountry, all in the same day. Neighbouring Key Largo is home to tropical hardwoods, winding creeks(filled with gamefish), two state parks, Everglades National Park and a portion of a national marine sanctuary. It boasts some of the most fascinating botanical scenery in the state, not to mention the incredible fishing opportunities of legend. We invite you to join Captain Ben Trainer as you explore the rich waters called 'The Florida Keys'!

Fishing Method

  • Angling
  • Salwater Flat Fly Fishing

About the boat

Boat type : Flats Boat

Description : 19 foot Action Craft Flatsmaster 115 2017 Suzuki 4 Stroke

Amenities : GPS, Ice Box, Life Jackets

Equipment : Seat

Length : 19ft

Capacity : 6 people

Motor Type : Outboard Gas

Horse Power : 115


Gratuity, Food and Drinks Not Included

Meal Policy
Snaks Only

Fishing Policy
Keep Catch or Release

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