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Address: 5130 U.S. 1, Key West, FL 33040 (Formerly Meridian Fishing Charters)
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Let Meridian Charters share the relaxed and fun lifestyle of the Florida...

Let Meridian Charters share the relaxed and fun lifestyle of the Florida Keys with you. We specialize in light tackle offshore and wreck & reef fishing. Catch snapper, grouper, dolphin, wahoo, tuna, amberjack, kingfish, sailfish, sharks, barracuda and more! Custom charters can include fishing, snorkeling, dolphin watching, lobstering and exploring backcountry islands and beaches. Enjoy the perfect day on the water with our experienced, friendly captain.

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Awesome fishing, great guide, super captain

My family and I went out with Captain John for an all day charter. It was a very windy day after a cold front when many charters didn't go out - or didn't do well. We managed to... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 19 January 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

My family and I went out with Captain John for an all day charter. It was a very windy day after a cold front when many charters didn't go out - or didn't do well. We managed to catch about 30 nice fish, mostly snapper. We caught some grouper but they were out of season, so we put them back.... More 

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Milwaukee
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

We booked with Capt. John through our concierge at our hotel. Came highly recommended. Did this trip with my wife and two kids 12 and 7. The day began on a six hour tour with arriving at the boat. Capt. John had called the night before and asked for any special requests for food or drinks. All of which were... More 

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Sanibel Island, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 August 2016

What a great time, first time deep sea fishing with my son, Captain John is an amazing fisherman! We will be back again!

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Thank giovanni_tonti
Palm Coast, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Would definitely recommend meridian charters. Captain John was great! Very friendly as well. He was very patient with our children who are full of questions!! They are 8 and 12. He took us to a great fishing spot where we caught yellow tail and mangrove snapper. We did the 4 hour trip. But there are longer ones. If it was... More 

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Thank bethuzela
Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

We book a fishing trip for 5. Had a great day out on the water caught about a dozen fish, grouper, snapper, yellow tail tuna. Took time to snorkel on the reef and had time to hang out on a beach and watch dolphins. Captain John took excellent care of us, excellent fisherman. Boat was very comfortable and accommodated all... More 

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Thank mlpc55
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

We (4 blokes) hired Meridian Charters for 2 days of mixed offshore and reef fishing. The boat was excellent with great facilities skippered by John. The first day was slightly disappointing until we started fishing for Mutton Snapper early evening - we just happened to be there on a full moon when they spawn and enter a feeding frenzy -... More 

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Thank Alan T
Dallas, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Capt. John took us right to the fish. We had a group of 5 that ranged from experienced to novice anglers. John does everything to make you comfortable. Gives tips and advice in a very supportive way. Afterward, he cleaned our catch and we took enough to have a fantastic meal prepared at a marina restaurant.

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Thank David L
St. Paul
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We went out for a half day fishing trip with John and caught a ton of yellow tailed snappers. The most fun was trying to get them into the boat before the sharks ate them. The boat was really clean and John was very friendly and knowledgeable.

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MeridianKW, Owner at Meridian Charters, responded to this review

So glad you had fun and caught a lot of fish :)! Hope you guys can come out with us again next time you're here. Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review!!! More 

Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

We had a great cruise with Captain John on March 24. Enjoyed the ride to the secluded island and exploring. We tried to find dolphins but no luck as it was quite windy that day. John took us around Key West as well, really fun to see the Island from the water. He was a great host, felt very safe... More 

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Thank Mary S
Woodbury, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016 via mobile

Capt. John was fabulous! Started by fishing for yellowtail snapper, switched to trolling & caught some Bonita (& a shark that ate half of the Bonita my husband caught while he was reeling it in), & mackerel. Then the Capt. found 3 spiny lobsters, one of which was big enough to take home. Great day, great captain, clean boat, &... More 

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