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Drop Back Fishing Charters

#10 of 159 Tours in Islamorada Features Animals
84001 Overseas Hwy, Islamorada, FL 33036-3408
+1 305-393-1311
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You aren't fishing, your catching

Went out with Captain Jon and First Mate Gary with our family of 6 (including 4 kids). These men... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Mommatimes4
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HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FISHING GUIDE

Went mahi fishing and had an absolute blast! Captain Jon and Gary were very knowledgeable about... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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+1 305-393-1311

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Went out with Captain Jon and First Mate Gary with our family of 6 (including 4 kids). These men know their business I tell you! Not only did we catch over 30 fish, but both of them were incredibly friendly and patient with our kids....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went mahi fishing and had an absolute blast! Captain Jon and Gary were very knowledgeable about where to go, taught many tips and tricks, and made the entire trip fun and exciting. The action was non stop on the fish. You could truly tell both...More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Awesome honeymoon trip!! Thanks for listening and learning out there with us. We had a great day. I wish you guys the best of luck together. Thanks for everything! Captain Jon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went out with Jon and his mate Gary for Mahi. Caught nearly 40 fish with 31 being keepers. The boat was very comfortable. Jon was constantly scanning and working to keep us on fish and Gary did a great job helping to keep our...More

Thank Matt T
Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great trip you guys! I hope you enjoy all of that fresh fish you worked so hard to catch! It was great fishing with you and thank you for your business! Captain Jon

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Captain Jon and first mate Gary where the best! Every time we take this Charter we catch fish. Captain Jon is all business with the fish, his main goal is to make sure you catch fish and have a wonderful experience. Class Act all the...More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for coming back man! What an awesome couple of trips! Great offshore trip to start and then HOLY TARPON BITES! That was a cool night! Thank you for your loyalty and taking the extra time to write this review. See you soon! Captain Jon

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Drop Back charters is a class act business. My wife and I reserved with Capt John months in advance. He was one of only two captains that actually retuned my email inquiries. (I sent at least a half a dozen to local captains in Islamorada.)....More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

It was a pleasure fishing with you guys. We had to really work at it that day. Great job. Thank you for choosing us and for this great review! Hope to do it again soon. Captain Jon

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Drop back charters was awesome. First, captain Jon was one of few who actually listened to our interests. Many times, we board a boat and he captain takes off. Instead, Captain Jon talked to us and asked what we wanted to go after. He and...More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

That was a cool day! Those big Red Snappers fight hard! I'm glad you guys enjoyed yourselves. We had a great time. Thank you for joining us and for the awesome review! Captain Jon

Reviewed 22 May 2017

Just returned from a full day Mahi fishing trip with Captain Jon and first mate Gary. To say the least, fishing on the Drop Back was a great experience. The seas were a little rough which made it a little more challenging but Captain Jon...More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We will always give 100% regardless of the conditions. Thank you for hanging in there through the rough sea. I hope we see you again soon. Thanks for everything! Captain Jon

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Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended. Not only did we catch a lot of fish, the crew made sure we were educated as well as made sure we had a great time.

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm glad you guys had a good time on the boat. Thanks for choosing us and for the great review! Captain Jon

Reviewed 8 May 2017

First time me and my son fished the Keys. Have done lots of fishing in other parts of the east coast, Caribbean and Pacific waters with a wide range of crews. We did 3/4 day with Capt Jon and his mate Gary. Great experience with...More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for joining the team! We like to work together like a well oiled machine out there. I appreciate your business and this great review! Hope to fish with you again soon. Captain Jon

Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

My wife treated me to a full day on the Dropback for my 40th birthday and we had a great time. Captain Jon and Gary were awesome. It was impressive watching them work together to put us on fish. The knowledge these two have is...More

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Jonathon R, Owner at Drop Back Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

I'm glad you guys enjoyed your trip! Thank you for choosing us. I hope to fish with you again in the future. Thank you for taking the time to write this review! Captain Jon

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